Innovative Teaching with Adults
Examine how active learning and participation can help teachers better educate adult learners with this online teaching course from the University of Padova.
Who is the course for?
This course is for a variety of audiences who teach adults in either formal (higher education, training in business and industry) or nonformal educational settings and have an interest in innovating and improving their teaching practice.
This would include faculty in higher education, trainers/directors of training working in business and industry, public and private school teachers working with high school students, and educators that teach in cultural institutions (eg., libraries, museums, parks, zoos).
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Reflect on how and why you teach (philosophically, practically) – the bases for a critically reflective teaching practice.
Collaborate with a community of educators that have a desire to develop a more innovative approach to teaching
Develop a deep understanding of active learning – effectively promoting learning by using a: student-centered approach to teaching, engaging students interactively, and encouraging teamwork and collaboration among students.
Explore how to foster effective teacher-student relationships that promote learning.
Produce a plan (short and long term) for improving teaching in the classroom.
Improve the understanding of the effective assessment, evaluation and feedback in the classroom.