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If you're teaching college students or other adult learners, this continuing education noncredit certificate training will introduce you to successful teaching and learning strategies for reaching older students with diverse needs. Not only will you gain the knowledge and skills necessary to create a dynamic and motivating atmosphere, but you learn practical skills for presentation design, learning assessment and classroom management. 

What courses will I take?

Training consists of six noncredit courses. Each course is available in a convenient online format and is packed with practical strategies and techniques designed to promote instructional effectiveness, maximize quality teaching, and promote student success.

Contact the TEACH Institute at 410-777-2915 for information and to schedule classes.

Required Courses 

TAD-301 Teaching the Adult Learner  

TAD-303 Strategies for Teaching Adults with Diverse Needs 

TAD-304 Assessing the Adult Learner

Elective Courses (choose three)

TAD-302 Supporting and Engaging Students

TAD-305 Technology for Educators

TAD-306 Energizing your Presentations

TAD-307 Innovation in Education

TAD-308 Educator Portfolio Development

TAD-309 Culturally Responsive Instruction

TAD-310 Management Strategies in the Classroom

TAD-321 Online Instructional Methods

What credentials will I earn?

Upon successful completion, students will earn an AACC continuing education certificate. To receive the certificate, submit a Student Application for a Continuing Education Certificate. Use certificate code CE.PATH.TEACH.ADULTS.

How do I enroll?

Register online, in person, by fax, or mail.


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Karen Phelan, department chair

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