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Instructional Techniques

In today's complex learning environment, the most successful instructors/trainers demonstrate instructional strategies that both respect and challenge adult learners. Through lectures, discussion (synchronous and asynchronous) and various assignments, you will explore a wide variety of instructional techniques including: lecture, group discussion, demonstration, icebreakers, case study, brainstorming, debate, fishbowl, collage, role-play, panel discussions and skits. Factors affecting the selection of techniques will also be addressed. Participants will demonstrate their mastery of instructional techniques through the design and online delivery of a lesson. Some of the most common instructional strategies include co-operative learning, problem-based learning, active learning, classroom management issues and the use of media and resources. Pre-requisite: OL550 Adult Learning