Lifelong Learning: Leadership In The Educational Continuum – edd713 (3 credits)

The concept of lifelong learning and the impact it has on education providers is the focus of this course. Theories of learning, and specifically, adult learning, are examined. The role that P-12 education, higher education, corporate education/training and the military play in instilling a belief in lifelong learning is of focus.

Course Competencies

  • Analyze theories of human development as they pertain to learning throughout the lifespan.
  • Compare and contrast different learning constructs and theories.
  • Evaluate postsecondary programs in various settings for their alignment with the needs of adult learners.
  • Examine strategies to help adults overcome barriers to lifelong learning.
  • Apply principles, constructs, and theories of learning to design strategies that encourage engaged and self-directed lifelong learning.

This graduate-level course is 8 weeks. This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

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