Providing professional development for college faculty can be challenging. Instructors often juggle teaching duties, research requirements, and administrative duties that leave little time for formal training or workshops. To bridge the gap, our team developed a micro-learning program for a four-year university.
This course provides a foundation in instructional design for organizational leaders and managers. The goal of this course is to introduce learners to the concepts and practices associated with designing, implementing, and evaluating different types of employee training programs.
By using a trivia challenge game, I think the learners will be more engaged with the content. This game could also work by organizing students into groups which bring the benefits of collaboration and social learning to the lesson.
With the increase of adult learners returning to college, adjunct instructors must be knowledgeable and skillful in both adult education theories and practices. This professional development module will provide training in one instructional technique (Challenge Based Learning) in teaching adult learners.