Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW)

Next date: May 29, 30, 31, 2023
Location: In-person, Halifax
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The Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) is an internationally recognized foundational course for individuals actively participating in the development or delivery of adult education programs.

Whether an organization is creating in-house educational material or relying on partners to build specific programs, it is critical to have the knowledge and skills to ensure these programs are designed and created using adult education best practice for today’s diverse workforce. By participating in an ISW, the individuals who are accountable to create or oversee the development of programs can ensure effective teaching and learning takes place.

ISW broadens the participants’ knowledge of the theory and practice of adult education for today’s diverse workplace classroom settings and leads to ultimately increasing the knowledge of self as an adult educator.

Thousands of professionals and adult educators around the world working in colleges, institutes, universities, polytechnics, hospitals, government departments, non-profits, and training organizations, have participated in ISW.

CPD Pre-approved Program (CPHR CPD 24.0)

Direct benefits of ISW:

  • Recognize and apply the key tenets of effective adult teaching and learning.

  • Apply varying methods to demonstrate and embrace equity, diversity, inclusion, and decolonization within the teaching and learning experience.

  • Recognize the multifaceted use and purpose of integrating today’s vast learning tools to actively engage the participants in the learning process.

  • Effectively teach a lesson through the use of digital technology online or in an in-person classroom setting.

  • Identify the use and application of common instructional media and resources to create a highly effective learning experience.

  • Develop strategies, applications, and basic techniques to confirm learning took place.

  • Identify and create learning expressive outcomes to inform learners of expectations and intentions.

  • Become aware and consider the varying needs of differing learner styles and preferences.