The Instructional Design Principles for Adult Learning Seminar provides a succinct and powerful two-day "train-the-trainer" program that will provide educators and trainers the ability to immediately improve education, enhance adult training techniques, and produce a return on investment. This program is offered exclusively by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), one of the world’s top non-profit education and training accreditation organizations. The seminar is designed to help ensure instructors are trained in adult learning principles that support the ANSI/IACET 1-2013 Standard for Continuing Education and Training. Keep in mind, this is not a seminar about how to achieve accreditation, but how to prepare instructors to meet a quality standard in instructional facilitation.
If you’re in charge of adult training, education programs and train people one at a time, in large groups, or online, this seminar provides critical knowledge on adult learning concepts and instructional design.
Day 1 highlights include:
On day 2 we will apply methods for how adults learn and to:
Frequently Asked Questions
How can this all be accomplished in two days?
IACET is taking many of the most critical concepts provided in a university level instructor education program and condensing the most important things into two days for adult learners. We avoid irrelevant theories and focus on real world application of learning concepts to help professional educators and trainers.
Who is this program designed for?
The Instructional Design Principles for Adult Learning is designed for instructors or trainers who need to strengthen their understanding of education principles used for adult education and training. This program is great for those new to education and serves as a great reminder to veterans in the industry.
Will this course provide cover instructional design and delivery components of online courses? Yes, this program provides substantial focus on distance learning. Some portions of the workshop are universal education principles and apply to both classroom and online environments.
Do I need this program if I have exceptional educational technology skills?
Yes, technology and education are two different focuses. Having great technology skills is important in today’s economy but this program helps instructors, trainers and instructional designers with important principles of adult learning which can optimize the use of technology.
Who teaches this course?
A representative from the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) will facilitate the course. IACET requires their seminar instructors to have doctoral level degrees in education and substantial work experience in instructional design and delivery of education. IACET instructors are global leaders in their field.
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Joseph McClary, Ed.S., CAE, is the Chief Executive Officer of the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET). He is also a former education consultant with extensive experience with educational standards, regulation, technology, and course delivery. Joe is an experienced adult educator and served for more than a decade as the Director of Education, Technology, and Special Projects for ARELLO (International Association of Real Estate License Law Officials). He has worked with regulatory agencies in numerous industries and with more than 400 course providers to assist them in meeting professional education standards. Joe also was the founding Director of The International Distance Education Certification Center’s (IDECC). Joe has served as an adjunct instructor of education at Faulkner University in Montgomery, Alabama.
|Registration Type||Amount||Dates Available|
|Early Bird Member
This fee applies to a member who registers early.
|$599.00||July 12, 2017 12:00 AM – August 2, 2017 12:00 AM|
|Early Bird Non-Member
This fee applies to a non-member who registers early.
|$699.00||July 12, 2017 12:00 AM – August 2, 2017 12:00 AM|
||$699.00||August 2, 2017 12:00 AM – August 23, 2017 12:00 AM|
||$799.00||August 2, 2017 12:00 AM – August 23, 2017 12:00 AM|
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