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CCOG for CEU 3457 Fall 2022

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Course Number:
CEU 3457
Course Title:
Designing Instruction for Adult Learners
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Course Description

Explore characteristics of adult learners, & ways to incorporate them into instructional practice. Examine Understanding by Design approach to course design, apply to own courses. Compare a variety of formative assessment techniques to determine which might be most practical and effective in own courses.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Course Outcomes:

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

Apply principles of adult learning to course design and instructional processes.

Utilize a backwards-mapping process to design instruction to meet outcomes.

Use formative assessment techniques to improve student learning and increase instructional