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Pedagogical Foundations of Teaching

Pedagogical Foundations of Teaching in Higher Education

Certificate Program

Offered to Individual Departments or Schools by Arrangement

The 12-hour program culminates in a certificate of participation. The series is designed for graduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in academia that requires teaching. The main topics include:

  • How People Learn
  • Designing Curriculum
  • Assessment of/for Learning
  • Motivation/Engagement
  • Designing Instruction
  • Preparing for the Semester: Syllabus/Calendar Design

Participants will be active in the learning process and apply new knowledge each session.  


For more informationor to arrange the certificate program in your department/school, please contact Dr. Cathy Pohan at