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Learn to facilitate the learning process for adults.
Provide vision and direction in post-secondary education and community settings.
Perform relevant, high-quality scholarly research.
Become adept at upholding professional ethical standards and socially responsible behavior.
Our program offers additional benefits you might be interested in.
Apply credits from this program toward a Capella PhD in Postsecondary and Adult Education or Professional Studies in Education.
Our competency-based education approach allows you to immediately apply coursework learning to the work you do every day.
Online education isn’t one-size-fits-all. We know you’re busy—you
need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way
around. Capella has learning and tuition formats to suit you, however
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing, and
it does not include fees (including application and resource kit fees).
Your price may be higher or lower depending on your
specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. If transfer
credits are allowed in this offering, the prices above show what you
would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits
and the price if you brought in the maximum allowed transfer credits.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think.
There are a variety of need-based federal grants available to help pay for tuition and costs.
If your employer or organization is a partner with Capella, you may be eligible for a tuition discount.
Part-time jobs sponsored by the U.S. government are available to help you reduce loan debt.
The online Post-Master’s Certificate in College Teaching focuses on preparing you for faculty positions. You’ll gain skills in academic instruction and online teaching in college settings, focusing on curriculum development, theory, and more.
Online Course Design, Facilitation, and Assessment
In this course, learners examine online andragogy from both
theoretical and practical perspectives. Learners gain an understanding
of the tools available in learning management systems and online
learning platforms, and learn how to use them to apply concepts of
adult learning theory to improve the online learning experience and
participant satisfaction. Finally, learners design and assess their
own online class.
Cannot be fulfilled by prior learning assessment.
|4 quarter credits|
Curriculum Development and Teaching Strategies for Adult Learning
This course focuses on the evaluation and development of curriculum
for adult learners. Learners in this course incorporate trends,
theories, models, various instructional strategies, and technology as
employed in designing 21st-century learning.
Cannot be fulfilled by transfer or prior learning assessment.
|4 quarter credits|
Practicum in College Teaching
This practicum provides learners with experiences consistent with the
role of a college or university instructor. Under the guidance of the
course instructor, learners observe and assist in the instruction of
an online course in the Post-Master’s Certificate in College Teaching
sequence. As teaching assistants, learners apply learning theory,
respond to unit discussions, summarize unit postings, provide
additional unit-specific resources, and participate in an inter-rater
This course is not available as an elective to learners outside
the Post-Master’s Certificate in College Teaching. Grading for
this course is S/NS. Prerequisite(s): ED7311, ED7312, ED7712.
|4 quarter credits|
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