Certificate in Pedagogy for Higher Education

Program Overview

The Certificate in Pedagogy for Higher Education is designed for future and existing higher education instructors who seek to improve their understanding of pedagogical practices. The online program is tailored to adult learners, providing students across various disciplines a grounding in the foundations of pedagogy with a focus on theories of learning, models of instruction, best practices in student assessment, and the choice of one elective to focus either on instructional design and eLearning or extend foundational pedagogical knowledge dependent upon student interests and goals. Completers of the program will be prepared for more effective and reflective praxis as higher education instructors.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Critique research and theories related to pedagogy and learning.
  2. Create intervention and teaching strategies, based on research and literature in the field, to meet the needs of all students.
  3. Analyze current professional teaching and learning practices to determine those most appropriate for application.