Teaching Adult Learners
June 3 - July 26
Developing, Evaluating and Sustaining Collaborative Programs
Sept. 3 - Oct. 20
Organizing Instruction for Adults
Oct. 28 - Dec. 15
Do you teach or provide training to adults?
Would you like to?
From universities, technical and community college, to corporate training, technology, health care and more, the field of adult education is growing and oportunities exist nearly everywhere. Set yourself apart by earning an Adult Learning Certificate from UW-Eau Claire.
Courses for the Adult Learning Certificate are six to eight weeks long and all online. Take one course or complete them all to earn the certificate.
Your choice--graduate credit or noncredit.
Designed for anyone who wants to learn how to motivate or teach adults.
- Technical College Faculty
- Community College Faculty
- Teachers of Adults in Correctional Facilities
- Higher Education Faculty
- Teachers and Directors of Adult Literacy Programs
- Professional Development Trainers/Presenters
- Teachers in Community/Personal Enrichment Programs
Learn how to:
- Motivate adult learners using proven strategies
- Differentiate instruction for adult learners
- Design and use needs assessments for adults
- Apply creativity strategies
- Employ a data-driven model to address program
- Use multiple contexts to determine needs and future directions
- Apply systems principles to program development
- Plan and facilitate collaborative activities
- Apply backwards design to program planning
- Construct formative assessments aligned to learning outcomes
- Design feedback loops for individual growth and program improvement
- Develop evidence-based advocacy strategies
- All courses are fully approved by the College of Education and Human Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
- Study with faculty who have years of experience working with adult students in a multitude of learning environments.
- Become an expert in the development of educational programs and best practices in facilitating education for adults.
ES 781 – Developing and Assessing Programs for Adults
Prerequisites ES 776, 778, 779 and 780. You can arrange the dates with your instructors.
||Developing, Evaluating and Sustaining Collaborative Programs|
|TBD||ES 779||Working Effectively with Adults|
|June 3 - July 26, 2013||ES 776||Teaching Adult Learners|
|Sept. 3 - Oct. 20, 2013||ES 780||Developing, Evaluating and Sustaining Collaborative Programs|
|Oct. 28 - Dec. 15, 2013||ES 778||Organizing Instruction for Adults|
Each course is 3 graduate credits.
You will be able follow the identical curriculum, and complete the same assignments as those who register for graduate credit. You will receive a Certificate of Completion after the satisfactory completion of each course. After completing all five courses, you will receive an Adult Learning Certificate from UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education.
Please note: Once you take the course for non-credit, you will not be able to earn credit for that course unless your repeat the same course, register for credit, and pay full tuition.
Program Fee - Credit
- Wisconsin Residents: See current tuition & fee table.
- All others pay tuition at the flat rate of $575 per credit ($1725 per 3-credit course).
Program Fee - Non-Credit
- $865 per course.
Application and Registration - Credit
If you are not currently a UW-Eau Claire student, please see our How to Register page for instructions. Within a few days, you will receive a letter from the Registrar's Office with complete instructions for online registration.
Application and Registration - Non-Credit
Register as a non-credit student through Continuing Education.
Cancellation Policy - Credit
Refund of credit fees due to withdrawal from class will follow the UW-Eau Claire refund policy. Please refer to the Refund Repayment Schedule web page.
Cancellation Policy - Non-Credit
Full refunds will be provided for cancellations received before the class begins. Refunds minus a $25 processing fee will be provided for cancellations received by Class Day 5. Refunds minus a $100 processing fee will be provided for cancellations received Day 6 – 10. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after class day 10.
Call the Continuing Education office at 715-836-3636 or toll free 866-893-2423 and ask to speak with the Education Program area. Or, email us at email@example.com.
If you need an accommodation for a disability to fully participate in this program, or need this document in an alternative format, please contact Continuing Education at 715-836-3636 / toll-free 866-893-2423, or use the Wisconsin Relay System (711) as soon as possible.