Teaching adults can be both exciting and rewarding and those who do it well understand that they need a specific set of skills to meet the needs of adult learners. In this certificate program, you will learn from faculty who are experienced in working with adult populations and who understand the most effective teaching methods to engage them. Our Adult Education certificate gives you these skills through a combination of theoretical concepts and hands-on experience.
This certificate is designed to help you utilize teaching skills in an environment that requires professional development, team building, or training to improve personal, collaborative skills in adults. Theories of interaction are taught through experiential activities that you can apply to training opportunities. Applications due August 16 for August 19, Term.
Can be completed in two semesters, depending on intensity of study and course availability. School of Education. Graduate Certificate in Facilitating Adult Learning.
Exceptions and other requirements may apply, depending on individual programs. Consult your Walden enrollment advisor about admission requirements for specific certificate programs. Call in the United States or see a list of international toll-free phone numbers. Explore a broad range of career possibilities, including developing education programs for adult literacy, employee training, vocational education, community programs, or self-enrichment.
Portland State University has a longstanding commitment to adult learners. You can become part of that tradition by earning a Graduate Certificate in Teaching Adult Learners, taking all of your courses online. Our online graduate certificate in teaching adult learners is based on the most current research, theory, and best practices in adult education.
Developing a practice of lifelong learning helps others to feel fulfilled and inspires social change. With a certificate in Adult Education, you can advise on workplace or public policy and provide knowledge of best practices. This certificate prepares you with specialized skills and knowledge of the unique challenges and opportunities adult learners face in educational growth, professional development, and personal enrichment.
Gain valuable new skills you can apply immediately in the field of adult education. Ready to get started? Chat with an enrollment counselor or apply now to take the first step on the journey toward your future.
With improved health care increasing life expectancy, and new technologies requiring older practitioners in fields such as alternative healthcare to seek continuing education, adults now have an abundance of reasons to keep learning. Adult education teacher programs offer personal enrichment, academic and vocational courses in areas as diverse as cooking, art, music, technology, math, language, and health and wellness. More importantly, outside of the usual recreational or required CE education offered, adult education teachers provide a critical conduit to other adults looking for literacy and high school equivalency diploma classes.
This on-demand e-learning course is available online immediately after purchase. Within the course you will have the opportunity to view video and animations, interact with content, and reflect on your learning. You will have access to the course s for 12 months from your registration date.
The program is designed to prepare you to work with groups of adult learners in diverse and challenging environments. Whether you work in an educational or corporate setting, understanding how to teach and train adults can build effective management skills, make your classrooms much more effective and engaging, and ultimately advance your career to new levels of success. The Professional Certificate in Teaching Adult Learners is designed and taught by specialists currently working in the field. Our instructors are highly experienced in andragogy, online instruction, and curriculum development and focus on the development of practical classroom skills and effective teaching techniques.