Available for 1.0 elective credit in the CACE program, but can be taken without registering for the program.
Only offered online.
This course focuses on the practical aspects of teaching adults online. You’ll learn how to apply adult teaching and learning principles to make your courses more meaningful and memorable.
Using online tools and strategies, you will create activities, content/curriculum, and projects that:
You will discuss the challenges you and others may face in teaching online and find ways to overcome them.
*formerly titled Instructional Skills for Teaching Adults Online
Apply adult teaching and learning principles and concepts to teaching online.
Apply best practices for teaching and engaging learners in the online environment.
Identify primary / key features and capabilities of online technologies such as: learning management systems, discussion tools, blogs, wikis, e-portfolios, streaming media, mash-ups, etc. for supporting teaching online,
Make informed technology choices for teaching online based on adult teaching and learning principles.
Effectively use online technologies to teach, engage, and assess learners in the online environment.
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).