Facilitating Adult Learning

Code: EDCA300
Apply this course towards: Adult and Continuing Education

Course description

1.0 required course in the CACE program.

Offered online and face-to-face at UVic.

In this course, we’ll explore the complexity of the teaching/learning process in the education of adults and identify and define the assumptions, values and beliefs that underlie your decisions as a facilitator. We’ll also analyze the application and implications of educational principles in the design, delivery and evaluation of adult learning.

Learning objectives

  • Evaluate and integrate key philosophies, theories and concepts in the development and facilitation of adult learning.
  • Draw on adult learning theory, knowledge of learners' cultures and other theoretical frameworks to set a climate and create an environment conducive to learning.
  • Facilitate and evaluate an adult learning process.
  • Reflect critically on your own practice and facilitate critical reflection in your learners.
  • Exploit the potential learning from experience in facilitating adult learning.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills.
  • Make appropriate decisions regarding the facilitation of adult learning based on your knowledge of issues related to distributed learning.
  • Describe and adhere to ethical principles in facilitating adult learning.



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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).