A certificate in the fundamentals of educating.
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A certificate in the fundamentals of educating.

A close look at some key fundamentals to use in the art of teaching or training.
4.4 (19 ratings)
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  • 43 mins on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Talk intelligently about the process of educating.
  • Demonstrate an academic achievement you have earned.
  • Know the difference between theories, styles, and domains within education.
  • understand key learning and teaching techniques.
  • Know what learning styles are and what you can do with them.
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  • There are no pre-requisite academic qualifications for this course, you will need an open mind and willingness to look at the process of education in it's most fundamental and holistic form.

This course is your opportunity to get a certificate in education from a Global education platform.

Whatever your goals, a certificate will improve your potential. This course provides you a certificate in "fundamentals of educating". Surveys continue to show you have better earning potential and job prospects with a certificate.

Learn Critical Skills In This Fundamentals Of Education Certificate Course. you get a great basis of knowledge, some invaluable skills, some tools you can use immediately, and your certificate.

Some Key topics include:-

  1. Learning styles
  2. Teaching styles
  3. Learning domains
  4. Blocks to learning
  5. Scaffolding in education
  6. Key educational theories and methods

You will learn key features of the educational process, be able to talk expertly about major educational topics and learning and teaching strategies, plus find and develop your teaching style.

Whether you have been training for years or are just embarking on training, having a verifiable certificate will increase your self esteem your self worth, and career potential.

Who is the target audience?
  • This certificate is perfect for anyone wishing to teach at a career college or community college level, it adds to any instructors credibility, even at the private teacher or tutor level.
  • Any one looking to improve their performance when giving instruction, perfect for managers consultants and auditors.
  • A perfect fit for Continued professional development hours, you get the certificate, a record of completion for two hours, and some valuable tools and skills.
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Curriculum For This Course
14 Lectures
4 Lectures 22:19

Your first introduction to teaching styles; We show you how to differentiate between teaching and educating, from there you can decide which one is required, you'll get the skills to do the right thing.

Preview 03:04

Review of concepts introduced in section 1.

Quiz #1
6 questions

A look at the psychology of education and learning, some typical restraints, the educators role and some new terms. In this segment we define some of the major expectations placed on you in your career.

Preview 05:37

A quick review of lecture 2.

Quiz #2
8 questions

An introduction to a key topic, we provide details of your choices, everything you do can be challenged, to be competent you need to be able to defend your choices.

Preview 04:40

A reflection on things we've covered so far.

Quiz #3
10 questions

One major urban myth is uncovered, we introduce the major teaching methods and provide samples of them. This is one lecture you will want to watch more than once, packed with details and key terms you will want to use over and over again.

The best way to teach

A review of the topics and terms introduced in section 4

Quiz #4
11 questions
Section 2 some learning theories
3 Lectures 06:16

At the end of the lesson you will know what blocks to learning are and how to deal with them. In some cases you need to recognize when blocks to learning cannot be overcome.

Blocks to learning

A review of topics and terms used in lecture 5

Quiz #5
8 questions

One of the single most talked about topic in teaching. This is a must lesson if you want to avoid some of the intuitive pit falls. You will learn how to recognise certain styles and how to best deal with them.

Learning styles

Quiz - Learning Styles
35 pages
Section 3 some key teaching theories.
4 Lectures 07:36

A look at some common training methods, you choose your favorite.

Training methods

A review of topics and terms used in the last two segments.

Quiz #8
7 questions

Scaffolding is a great tool for all educators, one of the features of scaffolding is a chance to increase learning, resolve difficulties, and not have any downsides to worry about.


Learning needs

A review of the topics and terms used in the last two segments.

Quiz #9
12 questions

Once you discover triggers you may be looking at things in a completely different way. Cognitive anchors and triggers are basic functions in the learning process.

Section 4. A look at the psychology of educating.
3 Lectures 06:40

After reviewing thousands of student responses, this is a chance to demonstrate some of the key features of student behavior.

A students view on teaching

An in-depth look at our role in the process and the expectations others have of our performance.


What you can do next, you might want to simply enjoy your current completion, or you may have a thirst for more.

About the Instructor
Steve Hartshorn, M.Ed., D.A.
3.9 Average rating
240 Reviews
3,384 Students
4 Courses
CEO Sensiom training

Dr. Stevan W. Hartshorn (M. Ed. D.A.), lead author for Sensiom's "Express Solution to Better Grades" and author of the educational research titled "Success in the Face of Failure," an extensive background in developing learning strategies for adults and children. Stevan's academic qualifications began with a Higher National Diploma in Teaching and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. He then obtained a Masters of Education in Mathematics, which culminated in a Doctor of Arts in Education.