Pro-D Announcement | October 29, 2013

The Department of Educational Studies offers a
MASTER’S PROGRAM in ADULT LEARNING and EDUCATION (ALE)
UBC Vancouver Campus

>> THE PROGRAM

The Adult Learning and Education (ALE) master’s program is concerned with the development of scholars and practitioners who will shape society in ways that promote lifelong education for all. Students learn about a wide variety of theoretical, conceptual and philosophical perspectives. Our program has its roots in traditions of social welfare, community development and extension education.

Students enter our programs with a wide variety of educational backgrounds and interests and bring experience in a wide range of contexts including: business, international development, community development, higher education, adult basic education, ESL, and social movements. Some of the topics students have pursued include:

> patient and health education
> gender issues & women’s learning (career and social activism)
> online learning
> workplace learning
> intercultural & multicultural issues in adult learning
> anti-oppression adult education
> program planning
> adult literacy and English as an Additional Language
> environmental adult education
> internationalization & international students

To enhance your skills and practice in teaching and learning with adults, please visit our website to learn more about this program.

>> APPLY BY: February 1, 2014

>> LEARN MORE
Web: edst.educ.ubc.ca/ALE
Contact: grad.edst@ubc.ca