About the program

This program has been designed to provide teachers and trainers with the knowledge and skills to develop and deliver online courses for adults. The emphasis of the program will be on adult learning principles as well as instructional strategies and assessment tools for online delivery. This program is delivered entirely online in order to give the learner practical experience of internet-based courses. As the demand for online learning increases, the need for qualified online instructors also increases.

Program information

All courses must be completed within 5 years of acceptance into the program.

Admission requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older.

Note re: admission requirements

  • Students must be able to receive instruction, respond and research in the English language.

Admission procedures

  • Submit a completed Conestoga College Program Application Form.
  • Attach proof of Admission Requirements.
  • Final selection is made following an assessment of the admission requirements.

Graduate opportunities

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Program outcomes

  • Apply the concepts of adult learning principles to online instruction and program development.
  • Apply instructional strategies to online learning
  • Employ an online platform to develop and manage an online course.
  • Develop effective assessment strategies to evaluate adult learners online.

Program related resources

Program contact

Continuing Education
Upcoming registrations

Mark your calendar with our registration dates, so you can plan your future.

Fall registration: Opens July 22, 2024
Winter registration: Opens November 4, 2024