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Designing Adult Learning for the Digital Age - diploma

Available Fall 2016

Flexible. Practical. Engaging.

Welcome to Live Online Learning 2.0


What doors will open for you?

  • college educator/trainer
  • corporate educator/trainer
  • human resources manager
  • instructional designer
  • military trainer
  • policy developer

Have a post-secondary diploma? Earn a UOIT diploma in two terms!

The Designing Adult Learning for the Digital Age diploma is designed for advanced entry by those with a post-secondary diploma. It offers a balance between flexibility of scheduling and the power of personal contact, while remaining totally independent of geographical location.

No matter where you enter, you will have access to experts facilitating courses like:

  • Creating Digital Tools
  • Digital Technologies and Learning
  • Graphic Design
  • Serious Gaming and Simulations

Real-world problem-finding and problem-solving skills prepare you for the digital economy

The program recognizes the growing importance and current trends in formal and informal lifelong learning as professional development needs expand across academic, corporate, non-profit and volunteer sectors.

The Designing Adult Learning for the Digital Age Diploma emphasizes real-world inquiry/problem-based learning to provide you with the best opportunities to develop job-ready skills in training and instruction using digital technology.


Web-based live tutorials build on expert-designed, mobile-ready content

Courses are designed to allow access from a wide range of mobile devices, promoting an anyplace, anytime learning culture.

Mobile-enabled video-conferencing tutorials provide a rich, collaborative learning environment.

Content experts and instructional designers work together to ensure multimedia documents reflect cutting-edge knowledge, practices and technical requirements.


The Designing Adult Learning for the Digital Age diploma program is a six-course professional diploma based on the current Adult Education and Digital Technologies specialization course offerings within the Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies and Digital Technologies program. It is directed at meeting the growing professional development needs in service, corporate, government, non-governmental organization and education sectors. The diploma fosters the development of educational leaders who possess a specialized knowledge and competency base in adult education with a focus on digital technologies for learning.

Note: This program does not qualify a graduate for membership in the Ontario College of Teachers or to teach in Ontario’s elementary and secondary school systems. It does not provide certification for any early childhood education programs. It is designed to lead solely to a Bachelor of Arts degree in Educational Studies and Digital Technology.

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