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Course_thumb Adult Education: How to Teach Online Course
University of Derby Online Learning

Explore how to deliver online adult education and how to create a virtual classroom, by considering best practices.

£350.00 (no VAT on this item)
(Duration: 4 units, 5 hours of study per unit)


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Stated learning outcomes for this course

Ideally suited for those working in adult education or training including colleges and Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) or organisational training providers and consultancies.

During this course you will learn how to deliver online adult education and how to create a virtual classroom. By considering best practice approaches, you will learn how to design and develop engaging online courses, good quality online educational material and authentic online assessments. You will also learn how to communicate with online leaners and engage them in online communities for peer-to-peer learning too.

You will gain valuable insight into the world of online adult education by exploring what an online learning experience should be like and looking at practical examples and effective pedagogical approaches to online learning design.

Gain a Certificate and digital badges to recognise your CPD achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Completion from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD); allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

Why Should I Study This Course?

Online education is creating new opportunities for educators seeking to modernise educational delivery. Similarly, for those studying online courses, it allows people to learn wherever and whenever they choose without missing out on the key features of classroom teaching, for example being part of discussions and interactions with a teacher and fellow student

With a specific focus on adult education, the aim of this course is to provide you with an understanding of how to create online courses, the ability to build online student communities and the knowledge of what is required to effectively teach online.  Additionally, Education Leaders will benefit from these insights to support curriculum development, teaching, learning and self-assessments.

During the Adult Education: How to Teach Online course, you can expect to:

  • Discover how to deliver effective and engaging online learning experiences.
  • Plan and design content for use online that is not only engaging and educational but also relevant and valuable.
  • Learn how to create meaningful online assessments suitable for testing different levels of knowledge and skills.

A flexible course that fits in with working and family life 

This learner led course is open for continuous enrolment, which means it can be studied at any time and delivered 100% online, allowing you to manage your studies around work and family commitments. This is a self-guided course which involves reflective activities to assess subject understanding whilst completing a personal portfolio. Our online short courses are designed to be intellectually stimulating, thought provoking and rewarding.

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