This course explores the principles and processes of adult learning and serves as a foundation for all modules of the Adult Learning and Development Program.
You will explore how adults learn by critically examining both historical and current research, and reflect on your own experiences. You will examine the principles of adult learning, with the aim of translating theory into practices that work for the modern workplace and support the development of twenty-first century learning skills. You will develop a new appreciation for the diversity of your audiences, including differences in knowledge and experience, learning preferences, motivations and potential learning barriers. Through research and exploration of current trends, you will be exposed to best practices for designing and delivering exceptional learning experiences that transfer into performance improvement on the job.
Online Course: 3-5 hours of work per week (including discussion, assignments, readings, research)