Certificates

TEACHER ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Receive your certification in a part time online program!

Teaching Adults Certificate

The program focuses on an understanding of Adult Learning, Curriculum Development, and Evaluation and Assessment. 

Level One Certification Courses

(Not Currently Offered…Check Back Later for Update)

Teaching Adults Certificate

The program focuses on an understanding of Adult Learning, Curriculum Development, and Evaluation and Assessment. Best practice in adult education will be utilized by way of example when teaching course content. Students will have the opportunity to participate as well as critique the various teaching/learning methodologies from both the presenter and participant perspective.  The program will consist of  three, ½ credit (30 hour) courses.

Fees:
$800.00 per module
Fees include texts, if required

Modules:

Module 1 – The Adult Learner
This course will explore the characteristics of the adult learner. Students will examine various learning styles. In addition, students will examine the differences and similarities that exist between adult learners and young learners. With this in mind, students will be challenged to consider various teaching/learning strategies that will meet the needs of all adult learners.

Module 2 – Curriculum Development and Delivery
Participants will explore course design. They will develop the ability to write meaningful and measurable outcomes. They will examine various means by which to facilitate learning in the adult classroom.

Module 3 – Evaluation, Assessment and Lifelong Learning
Participant/Learners will examine various evaluation methodologies. They will be required to evaluate and develop evaluation tools with the aim of understanding their effectiveness.

Level One Certification Courses (Not Currently Offered...Check Back Later for Update)

Courses meeting the training requirements for individuals wishing to achieve a level 1 standing as outlined in the Day Care Standards.  60 hours of Behaviour Guidance and Child Development and 30 hours of Curriculum and Programming (all courses can also be applied to the ECE Diploma)

Curriculum and Programming
Play and Learning 
Behaviour Guidance
Guiding and Understanding Behaviour
Methods in Child and Youth Guidance 

Child Development
Introduction to Human Growth and Development
Human Development: Preschool/School Age 

Guided Placements will be worked out with individual participants with seminar sessions to be determined
GPE1013 – 8 week Guided Placement #1
GPE1023 – 8 week Guided Placement # 2

Course fees:
$595.00 per course- all required texts included.  $700.00 per placement. Fee to be paid two weeks in advance of start date.

When applying check off Professional Development and then enter course names of applicable level one courses.