Course: Foundations of Learner-Centered Learning Experiences for Leaders2023-07-07T18:30:01+00:00

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  • 10 hours, self-paced, online
  • Single course: $100
  • Option for continuing education credits with UCSD: $150

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Foundations of Learner-Centered Learning Experiences for Leaders Course Overview

An overview of personalized, authentic, competency-based, and inclusive & equitable learning for leaders. This course is designed for leaders who are looking to support their educators implement these learning experiences in their classrooms.

Modules will include videos, lessons, reflection activities, checks for understanding, additional resources and a performance task to apply what you learn.

Module 1
Introduction to Learner-Centered Learning Experiences
Understand what personalized, authentic, competency-based, equitable, and inclusive learning looks like and describe it
Module 2
Creating an equitable & inclusive learning environment
Create a plan to nurture a learning community and cultivate a sense of belonging
Module 3
Learning Walks
Conduct a learning walk and create a report spotting the bright spots and highlighting next steps
Module 4
Coaching Educators
Provide feedback to educators to help them create more learner-centered learning environments
Module 5
Design a learner-centered learning experience
Design a learner-centered learning experience for educators that is authentic, competency-based, personalized, inclusive & equitable
Module 6
Create a learner-centered school-wide learning experience
Implement learner-centered learning experiences throughout the school day

Course Enrollment

Enrollment includes:

  • 1 year of access to the course in the Thinkific platform
  • Access to an online community of learner-centered educators.
  • Access to team members available to answer questions within 48 hours.
  • Certificate of completion upon finishing course

Course Credit Options


Upon approval of your performance task receive 1.5 quarter units of post-baccalaureate, salary-scale applicable credit offered by UCSD.


Explore Learner-Centered Strategies

Our learner-centered strategies feature actionable steps educators can take to create personalized, competency-based, authentic, inclusive and equitable learning environments. Check out our personalized learning strategies for amplifying learner voice below. Or explore our full library of strategies.

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