COMP1205 How to Develop a Course Using Angel
Description: Angel is a learning management system that allows users to develop and manage a course in an online environment. This course is designed to introduce learners to the Angel environment and familiarize them with the tools available. Learners will develop their own Angel course during this learning experience. Moderate computer and internet skills are required.
Pre-Requisites: ADED1010 or OLRN1995
OLRN1050 Assessment And Evaluation (Internet)
Description: This course is designed to give learners an overview of the processes involved in assessment and evaluation. A variety of types of evaluation will be utilized in order to understand and meet the needs of learners and stakeholders. Learners will be encouraged to evaluate their own practice as a teacher or trainer in their environment.
Pre-Requisites: OLRN1200, OLRN1460, OLRN1995
OLRN1200 Curriculum Development (Internet)
Description: Acquire the skills and knowledge to develop a systematic approach to curriculum development based on a training/education model. Curriculum development includes needs assessment, learning outcomes, course outlines, lesson plans with an introduction to choosing instructional techniques and developing a marking system to evaluate participant success. Develop a course outline and lesson plan for content with which you have taught or would like to teach. Attention will be given to the integration of planning, learning styles, instructional techniques and course assessment/evaluation methodologies.
OLRN1460 Instructional Techniques (Internet)
Description: Through lectures, discussion (synchronous and asynchronous) and various assignments, participants will explore a wide variety of instructional techniques including: lecture, group discussion, demonstration, icebreakers, case study, brainstorming, debate, fishbowl, collage, role-play, panel discussions and skits. Factors affecting the selection of techniques will also be addressed. Participants will demonstrate their mastery of instructional techniques through the design and on-line delivery of a lesson. Instructional strategies or approaches to learning which include a wide variety of techniques will also be covered by reviewing some of the most common strategies including co-operative learning, problem-based learning and action learning. In addition to instructional techniques and strategies, classroom management issues and the use of media and resources will also be covered.
Pre-Requisites: OLRN1200, OLRN1995
OLRN1760 Instructional Technology in Adult Education
Description: This course is intended to equip teachers of adults with strategies for successful use of technology in teaching. The course will examine curriculum design, teaching techniques, and assessment when instructional technology is employed. Moderate computer and Internet skills are essential.
OLRN1995 Adult Learning (Internet)
Description: This course focuses on learning how to apply the principles of adult learning and to develop basic skills essential to successful instruction. This is specifically designed for teachers and trainers in all fields who present information to adults.
Electives: Program Option
Description: Student must complete a minimum of 36 Hours
ADED1040 Introduction To Needs Analysis
Description: Developing competencies in identifying gap discrepancies, developing a cost-benefit analysis of needs studies, this course provides a training plan that relates of the organization. Follow-up procedures, accountability, and dealing with results will also be discussed.
OLRN1770 Teaching-Learning Strategies
Description: This course provides participants with an opportunity to acquire/enhance skills in facilitating the learning process with adult learners. The focus is on training techniques and skills, training equipment, resources and learning activities. Each participant will be required to facilitate one learning experience online.
OLRN1780 Adults with Learning Disabilities
Description: This course provides insight into the abilities, needs and issues of Adults with Learning Disabilities in an educational or training setting, and society as a whole. You will gain general knowledge and awareness of the various exceptionalities with a primary focus on understanding adults with Learning Disabilities. Strategies and skills are explored so that educators/trainers can provide appropriate modifications and accommodations to course content, delivery and evaluation, to ensure that all learners have an opportunity to be successful. You should have completed the "Adult Learning" course prior to registering for this course.