What you will learn
Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:
1. Design, deliver and evaluate adult learning and teaching on a continuum of instructional approaches.
2. Integrate critical reflection strategies to stay current in education and bring about change in one’s own practice.
3. Act in an ethical and professional manner when working in an adult education setting.
What to expect
A wide variety of instructional strategies is used in the program. Instructional strategies may include interactive lecture, presentations, assignments, guest speakers, discussions, group work, field trips, and case studies.
Courses may be offered in online, face-to-face, and blended formats. PIDP 3220 must be taken face-to-face.
English language proficiency at an English 11 level
- Evidence of subject matter expertise as demonstrated by a diploma, bachelor's degree, trades certification, substantial workplace experience, or departmental approval
- This program is available to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. See program options for international students at VCC International.
- Applicants who self-identify as Indigenous are strongly encouraged to connect with VCC’s university transfer team to learn more about VCC’s Indigenous Enrolment policy, application preparation/completion, program advising, and a range of other individualized services.
- Applicants must be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school. (Some exceptions may apply.)
- Applicants must submit official transcripts and other documents as required by their course or program. Seats are offered to eligible applicants with completed applications, in order of application completion date (except for programs with competitive admissions). A complete application includes an application form, evidence of educational pre-requisites (e.g. transcripts), any required supporting documents (e.g. language proficiency, audition video), and the required deposit or fee payment. If you do not meet the requirements for the term applied, your application may be cancelled.
The TTSC is appropriate from those with no teaching experience to those with substantial teaching experience but little training in instructional skills. Students should have:
- a willingness to participate in a wide variety of instructional strategies, both face-to-face and online
- basic computer skills
- the ability to work independently and with others
|PIDP 3210||Curriculum Development||3|
|PIDP 3220||Delivery of Instruction||2|
|PIDP 3230||Evaluation of Learning||3|
* This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.