This course features practical strategies & effective instructional techniques for holding the attention of adult learners, thereby enhancing their educational experience. Topics include ages & stages in adult development, characteristics of adult learners, adult learning/teaching styles, establishing instructor/learning relationships, overcoming barriers to learning, increasing adult motivation to learn, building problem solving & critical thinking skills, promoting self-learning in adults, enhancing knowledge through experiential learning, and dealing with diversity in the adult classroom.
Note: This course is a requirement for the professional certificate in Teaching Adult Learners. This course is also an elective in the Human Resource Management professional certificate. Prerequisites are EDUC 30989/40989 & EDUC 30990/40990. Previously offered as EDUC 30045.
Course Number: EDUC-40096
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Teaching Adult Learners
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3/27/2023 - 4/21/2023
This course is entirely web-based and to be completed asynchronously between the published course start and end dates. Synchronous attendance is NOT required.
You will have access to your online course on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
Young, Karen, Currently works for Ohio Virtual Academies, develops curriculum and instructional programs for the instructors.
Karen Young, PhD Karen is currently a Program Manager for the University of Michigan School of Education. Karen also serves as the Coordinator of Curriculum and Assessment for the Alternate Route to Teacher Certification at Schoolcraft College. Previously, Karen served as the Assessment and Accountability Administrator for Highpoint Virtual Academy and K-5 Principal. In 2014, Karen had the honor of opening a brand new Japanese Immersion school, Niji-Iro Japanese Immersion Elementary School, where she also served as the Principal. Karen has held a variety of positions over her career such as At Risk Administrator with Ohio Virtual Academy, Curriculum Specialist with K12, Master Teacher of Curriculum and Instruction for California Virtual Academies, and teacher in brick...Read More
No refunds after: 3/28/2023.
3/27/2023 - 4/21/2023
You will have access to your course materials on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
There are no sections of this course currently scheduled. Please contact the Education department at 858-534-9286 or email@example.com for information about when this course will be offered again.