Creating Effective Group Learning Experience

Facilitator: Beth Cougler Blom

This 5-week online course is designed as a practical introduction to adult learning design: just enough theory to guide practice and a variety of practical learning design skills and tools. All activities will be applicable to learning in organizations and will enable participants to translate what they learn into their workplace context. Participants can expect approximately 6 hours of work each week, including reading, online discussion posts and activities.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Articulate the approach and values you bring to designing learning for adults
  • Describe 3-5 key principles of adult learning
  • Use an established learning design process to guide the development of an in-person workshop
  • Write measurable learning outcomes
  • Create a workshop lesson plan for a participatory learning experience

Weekly Topics:

Week 1. Introduction to Adult Learning Principles

Week 2. Learning Design Theory and Learning Outcomes

Week 3. Lesson Planning and Creating Active Learning Environments

Week 4. Solidifying Your Lesson Plan

Week 5. Preparing to Facilitate

This course can be taken on its own or as part of the Advanced Facilitation Certificate.

Course Dates: Creating Effective Group Learning Experience

Start Date:Oct 28, 2019
End Date:Dec 01, 2019
Delivery:4 weeks, Online
Delivery Day(s)/Time(s):asynchronous
Price:$499.00 + GST
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