Principles of Adult Learning


Principles of Adult Learning provides a practical teaching and learning toolkit for instructors looking to better tailor their courses to meet the needs of adult learners.




What You'll Learn

Specific aspects of adult learning, including:

  • Principles of Adult Learning Theory
  • Three fundamental learning theories 
  • Practical recommendations to integrate active learning into educators’ teaching and instruction

Who It's For

University professionals, including faculty and staff with teaching responsibilities


Get Prepared

This online course includes practical, interactive worksheets. We recommend you use a laptop or tablet if possible.

Course Expert(s)

Amber Schoer has over a decade of experience designing and delivering instruction in both corporate and academic settings. She brings a fresh and highly accessible approach to educational training.

Isaac Tabor leads the development of a digital learning platform and provides expertise on best practices in learning design and technology. With cross-sector experience, Isaac is committed to creating high quality practical learning experiences.



This online course is part of the Teaching Excellence programme, a four-course knowledge track that provides a practical teaching and learning toolkit for educators looking to enhance their students’ learning experiences.  

The Teaching Excellence programme includes the following online courses:

  1. Principles of Adult Learning
  2. Student-Centred Curriculum Design
  3. Measurements of Learning
  4. Online Teaching and Learning


Enrol in the full programme now to get a 20% discount on all courses above!



2 Hours




Self-Paced - Online



Downloadable and shareable Certificate of Completion



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