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Teaching Adults

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  • CONT692
  • CAN 650.00
  • 85 hours
  • EN
  • Online

This course examines adult learning theories and concepts and how they relate to different learning environments. Participants will explore how diversity impacts adult learners and ways to teach in culturally responsive ways. Motivational strategies will be explored as will instructional and assessment techniques that can be used in a workplace teaching context.


Course Schedule

  • May 1, 2021
  • May 01, 2021 - Jul 31, 2021
  • Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2021
  • June 1, 2021
  • Jun 01, 2021 - Aug 31, 2021
  • Application Deadline: May 24, 2021
  • July 1, 2021
  • Jul 01, 2021 - Sep 30, 2021
  • Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2021
  • August 1, 2021
  • Aug 01, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021
  • Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2021

Application Requirements

While a post-secondary degree/diploma is not required, it is recommended for this program.

This course will count towards completion of the Post-Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning. Completion of the post-graduate certificate gives students advanced standing into our Graduate Diploma in Education and Professional Master of Education through the SAGE program.*

*To receive advanced standing, students must meet all eligibility requirements as set out by the School of Graduate Studies and the Faculty of Education. Please visit
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Course Materials

This course has no required resources.


Applicants who require special accommodations are asked to:

  • Contact us at least 1 week prior to the start of the course to allow enough time for appropriate accommodations to be made.
  • Provide necessary documentation upon request.