1.0 elective course in the CACE program, but can be taken without registering for the program.
Offered online only.
Enhance your capacity to analyze and propose solutions to workplace learning and performance challenges. By examining concepts of employee and organizational learning and performance, you will be able to apply your learning and have a more meaningful impact within your organization.
Beginning with an overview of current trends, this course will focus on the design and development of effective learning and performance solutions in the evolving workplace. You will learn the basics of working with clients, conducting needs assessments, strategies for choosing appropriate learning technologies and activities, and designing, developing and evaluating performance and learning solutions.
Describe the evolving role of learning and performance in organizations and identify trends that impact the evolution of learning and performance practices in your organization and beyond
Explain the importance of learner-centric learning and performance support
Describe strategies for partnering with clients to align training with an organization’s business goals
Conduct learning and performance needs assessments and identify potential solutions
Design learning and performance activities and resources using instructional design, design thinking, adult learning, and transfer of learning principles
Explain the various forms of, and strategies for, facilitating learning and engaging learners
Describe and apply evaluation strategies for diverse learning and performance activities and programs
Online learning is when course delivery, and all associated learning activities, take place via the internet. For online learning tips, system requirements and differences between delivery styles, please visit our online learning webpages.
Using mobile devices in online courses
If you are planning on accessing your online courses using a mobile device such as a tablet or a smartphone, please note that not all required course features will be accessible with these devices. To fully function in your online courses, you will need to have access to a computer running Windows or MacOS.
Full refund is provided up to the course registration deadline. Students in online courses who withdraw up to six calendar days after course start may receive a refund less a $50 administrative fee, and no refund seven or more calendar days after the course start date. For workshops and summer core courses, students who withdraw after the registration deadline will receive no refund.
Continuing Studies statement on use of educational technology
This course may require the use of education technology such as internet-based applications, cloud services, or social media. In order to complete this course you will be required to either consent to the disclosure of your personal information outside of Canada to enable use of these technologies, or work with the Division of Continuing Studies and the instructor to use other privacy protective options (such as using an alias or nickname).