Certificate in Postsecondary Teaching: Graduate Courses

The following are courses in the Postsecondary Teaching Certificate Program at the graduate level. Click on the course number to view the course syllabus.

5400:500

Postsecondary Learner
Describes characteristics of the postsecondary learner and studies issues, factors, and strategies pertinent to successful facilitation of learning in a variety of postsecondary occupational learning environments. 

3

5400:520

Postsecondary Instructional Technology
Experiences in using, developing, and evaluating instructional technologies and media used in postsecondary learning environments.

3

5400:530

Systematic Curriculum Design in Postsecondary Education
Procedure of breaking down an occupation to determine curriculum of their laboratory and classroom, developing this content into an organized sequence of instructional units. 

3

5400:535

Systematic Instructional Design in Postsecondary Education
Selected topics in instructional techniques appropriate in postsecondary technical education. Emphasis on instructional methods, techniques in classroom, laboratory including tests, measurements. 

3

5400:600

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5400:515

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The Two-Year College
Introduces students to the nature, purpose, and philosophy of the two-year college.  Includes an examination of two-year colleges, technical schools, proprietary schools offering courses at postsecondary level.
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Training in Business and Industry

This course is intended to be an introduction to training in the setting of business and industry. Structure of training departments, training purposes, successful planning of training, models of training, and methods, media, and evaluation of training will be addressed.

3

5400:675

Advanced Instructional Applications Seminar* (prerequisites: 5400:500, 5400:520, 5400:535)
Provides an environment for students to apply learned teaching skills, evaluate their teaching abilities, and fine tune skills before independently teaching in the field.

3

A minimum of 18 credit hours is required.

*Advanced Instructional Applications Seminar is the last course taken. This course cannot be taken until all other certificate courses have been completed with a 3.0 GPA or better.