Adult Education and Professional Development

Required Core Courses (12 credit hours)

Course Name Course Title Credit Hours
OILS 541 The Adult Learner 3
OILS 546 Framing Designs of Learning (Instructional Design) 2
OILS 547 Prototyping Designs for Learning (Instructional Design) 1
OILS 535
-and-

OILS 536

-or-

OILS 545
Culture and Global eLearning I


Culture and Global eLearning II


Cross-Cultural Issues in Adult Learning
1


2


3
OILS 544 Program Evaluation 3

Required Courses for the Adult Education and Professional Development (AE&PD) Concentration (9 credit hours)

Course Name Course Title Credit Hours
OILS 551 Training Techniques 3
OILS 555 Mentoring Adult Career Development 3
OILS 559 Positive Psychology in Organizations 3

Elective Courses for the AE&PD Concentration (6 credit hours)

Students may select 6 additional hours of electives from the following list selected in consultation with their advisors.

Course Name Course Title Credit Hours
OILS 500 Contemporary Instructional Technologies 3
OILS 533 Management of Learning Technology 3
OILS 534 Mobile Learning 3
OILS 540 Foundations of HRD and Instructional Technology 3
OILS 545 Cross-Cultural Issues in Adult Learning 3
OILS 552 Team Development and Facilitation 3
OILS 553 The Role of Wisdom in Adult Learning Across Cultures 3
OILS 661* Transformational Learning 3

Note: Students may take OILS 661, Transformational Learning, only with instructor’s permission.

Capstone (3 credit hours)

Students must register for OILS 597 Capstone. The Capstone is offered as a 1 credit hour segment 5 times an academic year (Fall 1st Half, Fall 2nd Half, Spring 1st Half, Spring 2nd Half, and Summer). Students should repeat the course three times to fulfill the requirement for 3 credit hours. It is adviseable to take the 1 credit hour segments consecutively, but it is not required. For students who plan to graduate in one year, students should take the Capstone during their second semester. For Students who plan to graduate in two years, students should take the Capstone during their third semester.