Developing Short Courses, Workshops and Seminars

ADHE 329 (3.0) Online – Course Outline

EVALUATION

There are four assignments for this online course.
This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option

DESCRIPTION

Organization and administration of adult education events such as short courses, seminars, workshops, conferences and institutes. ADHE 329 is a core course in the Diploma 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

This course will be offered online on Canvas – http://canvas.ubc.ca

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

Call the UBC Bookstore to order: 604.822.2665, or toll-free in North America: 1.800.661.3889 or

Order online: http://shop.bookstore.ubc.ca/courselistbuilder.aspx

  • 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 https://services.library.ubc.ca/electronic-access/connect/

MORE INFORMATION

Telephone: 604.822.2013, or toll-free in North America: 1.888.492.1122
Email: pro-d.educ@ubc.ca

Latest Revision on: October 25, 2018