TFAC071 Creating Effective Group Learning Experiences


Course Description

This course is a practical introduction to design of adult learning. It grounds participants in theories and tools for design of face-to-face workshops and courses. All activities will be applicable to learning in organizations and will enable participants to translate what they learn into their workplace context. Throughout the course, participants will work on designing a lesson plan/agenda for a short face-to-face course or workshop and post drafts of their plan to course colleagues and the facilitator for feedback.


Course Outline

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


Learner 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


Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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