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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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Designing Adult Learning for the Digital Age - Undergraduate Diploma

Degree Undergraduate Diploma
Faculty Faculty of Education
Location Online
Start dates Fall
Length Two semesters (full-time)
Program load Full-time
student working on laptop

Admission requirements: Any Ontario college diploma or Ontario college advanced diploma (or equivalent) with a minimum B- average.

General information

The Designing Adult Learning for the Digital Age program is a six-course undergraduate diploma, directed at meeting the growing professional development needs in service, corporate, government, non-governmental organizations and educational 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.

Additional information

Faculty of Education - Designing Adult Learning for the Digital Age
College-to-university transfer website

Admission requirements

An Ontario college diploma or Ontario college advanced diploma (or equivalent) with a minimum mid-70s average.

Note: Admission is competitive. Regardless of educational background, all applicants to undergraduate programs must have specific prerequisite subject knowledge for their intended program of study. The specific average or standing required for admission will vary from year to year. Students are selected by taking into consideration a wide range of criteria, including school marks, distribution of subjects taken and performance in subjects relevant to the academic program. Preference will be given to applicants with the best qualifications.

Last year's cut-off 70 per cent
Expected cut-off Low-70s

How to apply

The application process and important dates/deadlines are outlined on our college-to-university transfer applicant page.

Program curriculum

  • Assessment for Learning
  • Creating Digital Tools
  • Foundations of Adult Learning
  • Foundations of Digital Teaching and Learning Technologies
  • Problem and Inquiry-Based Learning
  • Serious Gaming and Simulations

Learn more on the Faculty of Education website.

Career opportunities

  • adult literacy instructor
  • college educator
  • human resources manager
  • instructional designer
  • military trainer
  • policy developer
  • service organization educator
  • workplace/corporate educator
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