Masterclass in Instructional Design, Adult Learning, and Facilitation

Program Date

26 Sep 30 Sep 2022

Program Location

Oslo, Norway

Program Venue

Scandic Solli

Registration Closing Date

31 Jul 2022

Program Introduction

The learning journey does not begin or end at formal education. More and more of us start to understand the importance and benefits of lifelong learning. With societal, economic, cultural, and technological transformations around us, the ways we work, communicate, travel, or even study has significantly changed. Continuous learning helps us stay abreast of all these changes.

Being often overlooked, adult learning is an integral part of the right to education. The needs of adult learners are oftentimes different from those of children and teenagers. Unlike them, adult learners usually draw on their wealth of experience and tend to be selective with what classifies as meaningful and relevant information. Therefore, while developing an instructional path for adult learners, one must understand the theory, principles, and technology that lays the foundation for successful adult education.

This workshop has been designed with adult learners and their needs as its center of attention. The program dives deep into foundational adult-learning theory and principles and supports that knowledge with relevant tools and technology. Throughout the workshop, you will be able to identify appropriate instructional methods for a given context and gain hands-on practice with facilitation skills and e-learning authoring tools. This program is highly relevant both for offline and online adult learning solutions.


Target Audience

Masterclass in Instructional Design, Adult Learning, and Facilitation in Oslo, Norway is the best suit for:

  • Training and Coaching Professionals
  • Training Facilitators and Mentors
  • Learning and Development Managers
  • Learning experience specialists
  • Instructional designers
  • E-learning technologists
  • Capacity Building Specialists
  • Adult-learning professionals
  • Education Specialists

Program Objectives

Upon the successful completion of this masterclass, you shall be able to:

  • Comprehend foundational adult learning theories, models, and principles
  • Understand the fundamentals of creating dynamic learning experiences
  • Select learning methods and media to support the attainment of learning objectives based on learners needs
  • Develop an evidence-based instructional design strategy that fosters changes in learner behavior and performance.
  • Employ guidelines for the use of visuals, text, and audio in instructional materials.
  • Create interactive and engaging training materials from participant and trainer guides to presentations, assessment quizzes, and supporting multimedia.
  • Develop an e-learning interface design influenced by learner experience design principles
  • Create and deploy an evaluation strategy for training initiatives.

Program Contents

Day 1

  • Basic Concepts in Adult Education.
  • Pedagogy vs Andragogy
  • Characteristics of Adult Learners
  • Adult Learning Theories
  • Facilitated Learning
  • Self-directed learning
  • Transformative learning
  • Experiential Learning
  • Contextualized Learning
  • Intellectual Development, Motivation, and Participation
  • Training needs assessment and analysis
  • Organizational and Performance Analysis

Day 2

  • Data collection
  • Evaluation Planning
  • Needs Assessment Report
  • Adult Learning Styles
  • Gagne’s 9 events of learning
  • Bloom’s Taxonomy
  • Drafting Learning Objectives
  • Barriers to Adult Learning
  • Effective Adult Teaching Techniques
  • The role of the adult teacher
  • Communication Skills for adult educators

Day 3

  • Drafting Course and Lesson Outlines
  • Assembling Design Documents
  • Developing Training Materials (Classroom, Facilitator, Learner)
  • Facilitator Preparation
  • Training Piloting and Revisions
  • Evaluation: Kirkpatrick’s 4 levels
  • Performance Management and Improvement

Day 4

  • E-learning Instructional Design
  • E-learning Authoring Tools (Articulate 360, Adobe Captivate, Camtasia, Lectora, etc.)
  • Storyboard Development
  • E-learning Interface Design
  • E-learning Gamification
  • Scenario-based Learning
  • Badging and Alternative Credentialing
  • Social Learning
  • E-learning Content Drafting
  • Project Management for E-learning Professionals

Day 5

E-learning instructional design practicum 

Full-day, instructor-led hands-on practice on e-learning authoring tools, content drafting, interactive multimedia creation, and facilitation.


Program Methodology

Being highly participatory in nature, Masterclass in Instructional Design, Adult Learning, and Facilitation provides scope for active interaction between the instructor and attendees. By applying cutting-edge methods of coaching, mentoring, step-by-step case studies, and plenty of hands-on exercises our team will make sure you are industry-ready upon completion of this masterclass.

Program Fee
GBP4870

Payment Options

Fee Covers

  • Visa Assistance (complimentary)

  • Participant Assessment

  • Airport Pickup

  • Accommodation

  • Wi-Fi

  • Welcome Dinner

  • Breakfast

  • Workshop Kit

  • Program Materials

  • Program Experts

  • Practical Activities

  • Lunch

  • Refreshments

  • Interactive workshop

  • City Map & Direction

  • Risalat T-shirt (complimentary)

  • Field Visit

  • Program Certificate

  • Entertaining Tour

  • Program Report

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