• Instructional Techniques TETR 9063

    Online OntarioLearn

    OntarioLearn description: There are many effective ways for adult learners to experience course content and gain new found subject knowledge. In today’s complex learning environment, the most successful instructors demonstrate instructional strategies that both respect and challenge adult learners. Through lectures, discussion (synchronous and asynchronous) and various assignments, participants will explore a wide variety of instructional techniques including: lecture, group discussion, demonstration, icebreakers, case study, brainstorming, debate, fishbowl, collage, role-play, panel discussions and skits. Factors affecting the selection of techniques will also be addressed. Participants will demonstrate their mastery of instructional techniques through the design and on-line delivery of a lesson. Instructional strategies or approaches to learning which include a variety of techniques will also be covered by reviewing some of the most common strategies including co-operative learning, problem-based learning and action learning. In addition to instructional techniques and strategies, classroom management issues and the use of media and resources will also be covered.

    Note(s)

    This is an online course delivered via OntarioLearn. Please ensure you are familiar with the basic technology requirements for OntarioLearn online courses. Teacher support (via email) and technical support (via phone) will be available for this course.

    Prerequisite(s)

    You must have completed TETR 9064 Adult Learning, TETR 9060 Curriculum Development and TETR 9067 Adults with Learning Disabilities or approved equivalents.

    Contact Information

    Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.