Adult Learning - Virtual
Session 1: 3rd July
Session 2: 10th July (10:00am - 12:00pm & 1:00pm - 3:00pm)
Session 3: 24th July (9:30am - 10:30am)
Session 4: 7th August
Registration for this course must be completed prior to 5:00pm AEST on the last business day before the course begins.
If you are new to the world of adult learning, have recently taken up a training role in your industry, or have taken over the responsibility for learning in your organisation, then this course will provide the essential adult learning theories required to succeed in your role.
This course introduces the principles of adult learning. Learners will uncover the impact of learner engagement, memory, adult learning theories, neuroscience and learning environments. Learning frontiers will also be explored, as the latest developments in adult learning used to strengthen programs, help build personal networks, and introduce social and collaborative elements to engage learners are discussed.
By the end of this course, you will be able to
ü Describe adult learning principles
ü Recognise the importance of emotional context within a learning environment
ü Design learning experiences that engage learners
ü Identify techniques used to improve content retention
ü Implement neuroscience in the design of adult learning experiences
ü Structure content and learning processes for effective training
ü Describe social and collaborative learning
ü Identify personal learning networks and personal knowledge management
This course is ideal for inexperienced L&D practitioners who are looking for a solid understanding of adult learning principles, Vocational Education teachers transitioning to adult learning, or training professionals wanting to understand how adults learn.
Adult Learning Virtual is a blended-learning course, and is comprised of self-paced content to start with, followed by 2 live online virtual classroom modules run over one day, and finally, a live online interactive webinar where all learners will meet with the course facilitator 2 weeks after the classroom modules finish. New dates are added are published often, so please check the AITD website for registration.
Adult Learning is also offered as a face-to-face course, where learners meet in a centrally-located classroom in a capital city, and an experienced facilitator delivers the content of the course over as a one-day offering. New dates are added are published often, so please check the AITD website for registration.