Teaching and Training Adults
Credential: Recognition of Achievement
Length: 1 Semester
Duration: 54 Hours
Effective: Fall 2019
Location: Barrie, Orangeville, Owen Sound
This program is for anyone interested in teaching and training in industry and/or an academic environment. It is designed to develop the skills and knowledge of novices and refine the skills of current practitioners. Each course emphasizes principles involved in the adult learning process. Group process, active participation, and learning by doing are stressed. The skills, ideas, expertise, and knowledge of the participants are utilized as key resources in learning about instructing adults.
Through theoretical, practical and participatory training, graduates of the Teaching and Training Adults Program will possess a diverse range of skills. Graduates will be prepared with the necessary skills to undertake training positions in business, industry, or colleges within their community, based on their particular area of expertise.
Program Learning Outcomes
The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:
- apply adult learning principles to the delivery of a lesson or workshop, including the development of learning outcomes, lesson plans and assessment tools;
- select and implement a variety of teaching methods to facilitate adult learning;
- assess learning styles and their effect on student engagement and learning;
- articulate a personal philosophy of adult learning that reflects one’s values and beliefs about teaching and training;
- reflect on their teaching and training practice.
No formal requirements.
6 Program Courses
3 Program Option Courses
Students must successfully complete all required courses as noted below. Further details, if applicable, are noted under "Additional Information" above.
|TATA 0001||TT1: Introduction to Teaching and Training Adults||12|
|TATA 0002||TT2: Engaging Adult Learners||6|
|TATA 0013||TT5: Teaching Clinic||6|
|TATA 0015||TT4: Teaching and Training Methods||6|
|TATA 0017||TT3: Preparing a Lesson or Workshop||6|
|Program Option Courses|
|Select 3 courses from the available list during registration.||18|
|Program Option Courses may include:|
|TATA 0003||Facilitating Group Process|
|TATA 0004||Assessing Learning|
|TATA 0007||Tools for Teaching and Training|
|TATA 0008||Workplace Training|
|TATA 0011||Teaching Adults with Learning Disabilities|
|TATA 0016||Group Problem Solving|
|TATA 0018||Developing a Course or Training Plan|
|TATA 0019||Learning for Life's Challenges|
|TATA 0020||Advanced Teaching Clinic|
|TATA 0021||Facilitating Learning Online|
|TATA 0022||Engaging the Multi-Generational Classroom|
Students registered in part-time studies programs must maintain continuous registration in order to complete the program according to the curriculum in place at the time they were admitted. Students who do not remain continuously registered must be readmitted to the program and follow the new curriculum.
Information contained in College documents respecting programs is correct at the time of publication. Academic content of programs and courses is revised on an ongoing basis to ensure relevance to changing educational objectives and employment market needs. The college reserves the right to add or delete programs, options, courses, timetables or campus locations subject to sufficient enrolment, and the availability of courses.