Continuing Education Provincial Survey Fall 2008 - Conestoga by pptfiles

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									Continuing Education


          April 9, 2011
   Approx. 40% of
    adult population of
    local area have
    taken CE courses
    here
   Continuing
    Education renews
    about 36% of the
    labour force
   Continuing
    Education is an
    integral part of the
    community

                           Source: The Economic and Social Value
                           of Conestoga College, 2003
70% are here for
reasons related to
employment/career
69% are working
towards the
completion of a
professional
designation or college
credential
2008




2005
Congratulations to Kim Regehr! Most recent recipient (2010)

 Criteria for Award
    Competence in Learning Design
    Innovation and Creativity
    Integrity and Professionalism
    Leadership in the Promotion of
     Quality in Education
    Concern for and Sensitivity
     towards Students
    Action as an Ambassador for
     the College
    Personal/Professional
     Development
82% of students
(25-54) yrs. of age
67% of students have a
college certificate or higher
In Waterloo Region, immigrants make up 21%
of the total population.
Source: CMHC
eMarketing Staff
   Now a distinct job function in adult education

Social Media
   Increased use of Twitter, Facebook and other social
    media for marketing adult education
   Next phase:
    ◦ How can social media enhance programming,
      communication, and customer retention?
    ◦ Will Facebook and other such tools replace
      Learning Management Systems (i.e. ANGEL, Bb,
      Moodle, etc.)?
                                Source: : LERN.org
Online Programming
   Demand for certificate programs continues
    to grow
   More web enhanced courses
    ◦ There will be a continued increase in the
      use of the web as a supplement for F2F
      offerings
   Position of online programmer is becoming
    a necessary staffing position (different skill
    set from F2F programming)

                             Source: : LERN.org
                                 CE Activity by Mode of Delivery (2005-Present)
            35,000




            30,000




            25,000




            20,000
Enrolment




                                                                                                            DISTANCE

                                                                                                            CLASSROOM
            15,000




            10,000




             5,000




                0
                     2005-2006    2006-2007   2007-2008   2008-2009   2009-2010   2010-2011*   2011-2012*
   Forcing us to reconsider how adults learn
   Are we using instructional strategies which
    leverage:
    ◦ The wealth of information available to us (outside
      classroom)
    ◦ The level of experience and knowledge learners
      bring into our class
    ◦ Learning to occur well beyond the scheduled class
      hours
   Online course partnerships
    ◦ Partnering with national
      organizations (ShadowBox, Ed2Go,
      etc.) to offer online courses
    ◦ College-to-College partnerships
 Intercultural Communication Skills for
  Teaching within Diversity (2E25)
 Instructional Strategies for Enhanced
  Learning (2E27)
 Enhancing Classroom Delivery with
  ANGEL (2E29)

								
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