Adult Education Graduate Certificate
*This program will be offered on the Armstrong Campus beginning fall 2018.
The Certificate in Adult Education leads to a State of Georgia Board of Regents certificate in Adult Education. Adult education is the teaching or training of adults in many education, training, community, business and corporate settings. This program is designed to assist individuals entering a wide variety of careers as trainers or educators.
The program of study has been designed to enhance communication skills in the dissemination of knowledge and skills about one’s area of expertise. Individuals completing the program will accomplish the following objectives:
- Develop a deeper, comprehensive understanding of the adult learner through a plan of study which builds upon prior professional preparation and experience.
- Interpret adult behavior through exploration of theories and research findings related to the physical, social, emotional, intellectual and moral development of the adult learner.
- Investigate historical and philosophical factors which influence curriculum and pedagogy/andragogy for the adult learner.
- Implement appropriate instructional strategies designed according to learner variables and academic discipline.
Last updated: 2/27/2018