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Graduate Certificate in Adult Education
12 Credit Hours – Online
The Adult Education certificate program provides a basic understanding of the theories, techniques, and concepts used in the adult education setting.
The certificate program includes the following courses:
ADED 510 – Introduction to Adult Education (Summer, Winter, On Demand)
Catalog course listing: Survey of principles, models and techniques of adult education. Topics will include history, philosophies, and theories of education of adults.
ADED 520 – Methods for Teaching Adults (Spring)
Catalog course listing: Adult educational theories, models, and approaches and their use in practice.
ADED 530 – Program Development for Adults (Fall)
Catalog course listing: Program planning and development for adults in technical schools, colleges, workplace, and lifelong learning endeavors. Includes methods for designing, implementing, and evaluating programs and their objectives.
ADED 611 - Adult Development and Learning (Fall, Summer, On Demand)
Catalog course listing: Psychological factors affecting adult development, learning, and motivation. Emphasis on how diverse academic career/experiential backgrounds and objectives affect classroom environments, teaching strategies, and testing and evaluation.
The program provides graduates with a basic understanding of the field of adult education and the ability to carry out basic adult education functions in a variety of settings. Individuals from a variety of workplace and educational settings will find benefits to pursuing the Adult Education Certificate.
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