Fundamentals of Adult Education

Code: ADED1360

Course description

An understanding of adult learning principles is essential when teaching or training adults. This course examines principles, theories and issues as they apply to adult learners. Topics include adult development and motivation, barriers to learning and adult learning principles. The course will also provide an overview of learning styles, writing instructional objectives and presentation strategies. The method of delivery will include lectures, reflective and experiential activities and lots of opportunity to practice the skills that you are learning in class. This is the first course in the certificate and helps to provide an introduction and an overview of many concepts that will be further explored in other courses in the program. It includes a section to develop a plan for your own learning and research to help you develop yourself throughout the program and beyond.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Sep. 8, 2020
Day/Time:
Delivery: Hybrid – eConestoga
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $307.50
 
End date: Dec. 16, 2020
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: OLRN1995

Registration dates

Winter 2021 registration opens November 2, 2020. Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021.