Adult Learning & Teaching

Meet the challenges of today‚Äôs learning environment with our adult learning and teaching program. Whether you're currently working as an educator or are looking to expand your knowledge of the field, our courses will help expand and strengthen your skills.

Certificates


Adult Learning Fundamentals 


This five-course certificate enables learners to confidently and competently design and facilitate learning experiences in various contexts. Learners will explore foundational theories and principles of adult learning, reflect on questions of diversity and inclusion, examine the stages of program design, identify appropriate instructional methods for a given context, and practice their facilitation skills. 

Courses

  • Theories of Adult Learning
  • Understanding Diversity and Inclusion
  • Program Design
  • Instructional Methods
  • Effective Facilitation

Advanced Certificate in Adult Learning and Teaching


To enrol in this certificate, you must first complete the Certificate in Adult Learning Fundamentals. Three additional electives are required in order to achieve the Advanced Certificate in Adult Learning and Teaching.

You may choose three of the following courses:

  • Neurodiversity and Mental Health in the Workplace and Community
  • Mindfulness at Work
  • Designing and Teaching Online
  • Indigenous Teaching and Learning Perspectives
  • Understanding EDI: An Organization Imperative
  • Inclusive Communications in the Workplace
  • Optimizing Diverse Team Performance
  • Strategies for Implementing EDI Initiatives

Standalone Courses & Workshops

Train the Trainer (Two Options Available: Online Workshop or Self-Paced)
In this course, you will build skills and confidence in designing and delivering dynamic, interactive, and effective training sessions.

Online Design and Delivery (Self-paced)
In this self-paced, 8-hour course, you will learn how to move teaching content online or develop new online courses.

Interrupting Unconscious Bias (Self-paced)
In this self-paced, 12-hour course, you will look inwards and dig deep into your beliefs. By bringing them to the forefront, you can explore the ways in which your biases impact your interactions with others.

Workplace Diversity and Inclusion
In this 36-hour course, you will explore the concepts of diversity and inclusion, reflect on your own lived experience, and draw connections between diversity and inclusion and the success of businesses and their employees. Content is asynchronous with weekly live sessions.