ADED1010 Introduction To Adult Learners
Description: Examining principles, theories and issues relative to adult learners, this course studies adult development and motivation, adult education, learner and instructional styles, partnerships and contracting, as well as barriers to adult learning and cultural expectations. The method of delivery will include lectures, reflective and experiential activities.
ADED1020 Ethics And The Professional Role
Description: Focusing on interpersonal skills and professional orientation within the organization, this course provides students the opportunity to identify their personal ethical philosophy within their organization and examine their roles in terms of ongoing professional development. The need for the development of professional standards is emphasized.
ADED1030 Facilitation Skills
Description: The importance of knowing group dynamics and managing dysfunctional behaviour will be examined at length in this course. Workshop design, experiential exercises, small group work, participating in teams and leading the group will give facilitators techniques and strategies to respond to a wide range of unpredictable situations.
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.
ADED1050 Instructional Strategies
Description: Providing knowledge and practical experience, this course teaches basic skill in design. Students will gain insights into various methods of delivering material and enhance their instructional style by broadening their repertoire. There is a high degree of participation in this class allowing students to present their techniques to the class and obtain feedback.
ADED1060 Measurement And Evaluation
Description: Examining fundamental principles in formative and summative evaluation is the focus of this course. Differences in terminology and application of selected methods for the measurement and evaluation of performance will be covered. Areas ranging from cost-benefit analysis to identifying performance competencies will be emphasized.
Pre-Requisites: ADED1010, ADED1040
ADED1070 Program Development
Description: Students will use curriculum models to analyse needs and characteristics of target organizations or individual learners, identify desired goals and learning outcomes, and select appropriate instructional methods, resources and evaluation mechanisms. Curriculum planning will include analysis of logistics such as costs, materials, resources and facilities required to develop, market and implement programs.
Pre-Requisites: ADED1020, ADED1030, ADED1060, ADED1050
ADED1080 Teacher/Trainer Of Adults - Practicum
Description: Students will focus on a training project abiding by established guidelines. The Practicum will be done in a classroom setting. Demonstrating competence in terms of planning, designing and delivering an instructional unit is necessary in order to meet the requirements for the Teacher/Trainer of Adults certificate. Students should be prepared to deliver a 45-60 minute lesson.
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