Microcourse online – Teaching the Adult Learner [microcredential option]

Adult learners can be a challenge because they have their own ideas, experience, and priorities. This microcourse provides practical suggestions to help an educator sharpen their ability to work with adult learners.

Certificate of Completion eligible


Adults can be the most rewarding, or the most frustrating, of learners for an educator, so it is worth revisiting what drives this mysterious being. Topics include:

  • Get a plan
  • Acknowledge adulthood
  • Find the spark
  • Recognise challenges
  • Design and deliver
  • Remember the plan

    This microcourse consists of approximately 20-25 minutes of online learning. If you choose to do the Reflection Sheet, then the microcourse has a volume of learning of 1 hour.

    Learning can be commenced at any time and access is immediate once payment is received. You have 12 weeks to complete the course and may visit it as often as you wish during that time.

    Reflection Sheet
    If you submit the Reflection Sheet, then it will be reviewed to ensure that you have put thought into your responses.  There are no right or wrong answers.

    See the Reflection Sheet

    Certificate of Completion
    This digital certificate is evidence that you have completed the microcourse satisfactorily and it can be used as proof of professional development. It is emailed to you after review of the Reflection Sheet.

    Certificate of Completion example

    This microcourse is available for purchase so that it can be installed on an intranet or into an LMS. There is no limit on the number of in-house viewers.

    Interested? Full details here.