Education

Current Course Offerings

Competency-Based Education
Examine the concepts and processes that relate to the creation of a course’s goals and objectives. Focus on developing Course Profile charts (e.g., the DACUM chart) and on writing two types of learning objectives. This module is designed for instructors developing basic or introductory course materials for students who are new to a particular subject.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook Centre
(20163 HLTH ED09 A3A) 2 sessions, Wed, 6–9 pm, $95
Starts Jan 28


Outcomes-Based Education
Examine the concepts and processes that guide the creation of a course’s learning outcomes and related assessment activities. In particular, gain insight into the development of a course outcome
guide. This module is designed for instructors developing advanced or complex course materials for students who are approaching graduation and preparing to enter the workplace.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook Centre
(20259 HLTH ED10 A3A) 2 sessions, Wed, 6–9 pm, $95
Starts Feb 18


Course Assessment & Evaluation
Learn how to develop a course assessment and evaluation plan. In particular, review basic assessment techniques and focus upon the systematic development of marking guides and rubrics.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook Centre
(20260 HLTH ED11 A3A) David Tickner, 2 sessions, Wed, 6–9 pm, $95
Starts Mar 4


Developing a Course Syllabus
Learn how to develop an effective course syllabus. Review and discuss typical elements of a syllabus, such as course purposes, course goals or outcomes, prerequisites, course format and activities, assessment and evaluation, and institutional policies. Also look at issues surrounding course alignment and scheduling. You are encouraged to bring a copy of a course syllabus template from your institution, if possible.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook Centre
(20261 HLTH ED12 A3A) 1 session, Wed, 6–9 pm, $55
Starts Mar 18


Questioning Techniques
Find out about the purposes and use of verbal and written questioning techniques. Learn how to use questions effectively during in-class activities, when you are debriefing case studies, leading interactive lectures, or troubleshooting in a shop or clinic. Become versed in the use of question prompts and stems for writing activities, such as journals or reports.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook Centre
(20262 HLTH ED13 A3A) 1 session, Wed, 6–9 pm, $55
Starts Mar 25


Approaches to Lesson Planning
Explore purposes and formats for lesson planning. Learn how to plan lessons designed to help students achieve a course’s required goals and learning objectives. Find out how to plan lessons to guide the activities of higher-level students, whose performance may not be as predictable as beginners’. This module positions lesson planning at the heart of creating a positive learning environment.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook Centre
(20263 HLTH ED14 A3A) 1 session, Wed, 6–9 pm, $55
Starts Apr 1


Background Concepts of Curriculum Development
Examine the history and basic theories of adult learning and curriculum development. The course provides a foundational context and rationale to support your curriculum content and delivery choices.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook Centre
(20264 HLTH ED15 A3A) David Tickner, 1 session, Wed, 6–9 pm, $55
Starts Apr 8


Interactive Learning — Adult Learner
How does issues such as brain-based learning, multiple intelligences, changing student demographics, technology, and ways of learning affect adult learners? Explore how these current topics in adult education can affect your teaching in this one-day interactive workshop.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook Centre
(20288 HLTH ED19 A3A) 1 session, Sat, 9 am–4 pm, $145
Starts Apr 18


Interactive Learning — Techniques & Tips
Explore and work with a range of interactive learning techniques to enliven your teaching and engage your learners.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook Centre
(40223 HLTH ED20 A3A) 1 session, Sat, 9 am–4 pm, $145
Starts May 16


Managing Interactive Learning
How can a teacher effectively deliver interactive learning in the classroom? Find out how to manage interactions, overcome resistance to interactive learning, assess and evaluate group work and
participation, and more.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook Centre
(40224 HLTH ED21 A3A) 1 session, Sat, 9 am–4 pm, $145
Starts Jun 20


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