Developing Short Courses, Workshops and Seminars

ADHE 329 (3.0) Online – Course Outline

EVALUATION

There are four assignments for this online course.

DESCRIPTION

Organization and administration of adult education events such as short courses, seminars, workshops, conferences and institutes. ADHE 329 is a core course in theDiploma in Education – Adult Learning and Education and in a BA Minor in Education, Community, Adult and Higher Education.  This is a pre-approved elective in the Diploma in Education – Early Years Education and the Diploma in Education – Infant Development and Supported Child Development.

OBJECTIVES

This online course is designed to help the student acquire the competencies necessary to develop, implement and evaluate short-term, intensive programs for adult learners. When students have completed the course, they should be able to:
  1. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of employing the short-term format in adult education;
  2. Identify the distinctions among various program types which employ the short-term format;
  3. Identify and describe the major steps involved in planning short-term programs;
  4. Develop a written program plan using the program planning process as an organizing framework;
  5. Evaluate a written program to determine its effectiveness and efficiency from both instructional and administrative perspectives;
  6. Recognize program planning components and instructional decisions from your own experience;
  7. Apply program planning strategies to acquire a more informed evaluation of your own learning; and
  8. Develop increased competency in online learning environments.

OUTLINE

Lesson 1 Introduction to Program Planning
Lesson 2 Program Planning Models
Lesson 3 The Format of a Short Program
Lesson 4 Analyze the Planning Context and Learner Community
Lesson 5 Justify and Focus Planning
Lesson 6 Clarify Intentions: Goals and Needs
Lesson 7 Clarify Intentions: Needs and Objectives
Lesson 8 Formulate Instructional Plan: Approaches to Teaching
Lesson 9 Formulate Instructional Plan: Designing Learning
Lesson 10 Formulate Instructional Plan: Designing Teaching
Lesson 11 Formulate Administrative and Evluation Plan
Lesson 12 Consider Evaluation

REQUIRED COURSE MATERIAL

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  • Caffarella, Rosemary S. and Daffron, Sandra Ratcliff. Planning Programs for Adult Learners: A Practical Guide. Third Edition. John Wiley & Sons Canada Ltd., 2013. ISBN: 9780470770375

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

This is an online course. Students are required to have a computer, access to the Internet, and a Campus Wide Login ID and password to access the course website.

LIBRARY RESOURCES: Connect From Home

Your EZproxy connection will allow you to access library resources from your computer on or off campus. For more information, go to http://services.library.ubc.ca/off-campus-access/connect-from-home/

MORE INFORMATION

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Latest Revision on: March 28, 2017