Course: Foundations of Learner-Centered Learning Experiences for Leaders2024-03-12T00:44:08+00:00

Foundations of Learner-Centered Learning Experiences for Leaders

Support educators to design learner-centered learning experiences

  • 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

All learners deserve learning experiences that are personalized, authentic, competency-based, and equitable and inclusive, including educators. This course is designed for leaders to support educators in implementing learner-centered learning experiences. It will provide leaders with the tools they need to better understand what learner-centered learning experiences look like and to support educators in their shift through professional learning and coaching.


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 why learner-centered learning experiences are important for both students and educators
Module 2
Finding Learner-Centered Bright Spots
Conduct a bright spots walk to find personalized, authentic, competency-based, equitable and inclusive learning environments and practices in action
Module 3
Coaching Conversations
Support educators in reflecting on their practices, identifying growth areas, and developing more learner-centered environments and experiences
Module 4
Design Learner-Centered Professional Learning Experiences
Design learner-centered learning experiences for educators (e.g. faculty meetings, workshops, PLCs, Communities of Practice, etc.)
Module 5
Reflect on your learning

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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