Dr. Carliner is eager to work with C-Teach students by sharing his experience as a university, continuing education and training instructor. He has decades of experience teaching education, professional writing, communications, and community leadership in a variety of modes—face-to-face, live virtual, self-study, and hyflex.
The courses in the program are also informed by his research and service. Among his funded research is a three-year project to identify research-based guidelines that address everyday teaching challenges in higher education. Other projects include serving as Provost’s Fellow for e-Learning, chairing the development of the certification exam and its underlying competency model for the Institute for Performance and Learning, and directing three different graduate programs at Concordia. He has also published several books on instructional design.
Once a part-time student himself, Carliner recognizes the challenges that the students entering this program face and has tried to develop a program that incorporates those situations. Carliner has received several teaching awards, including the SALTISE Pedagogical Innovator’s Award, Jay Gould Award for Excellence in Teaching Technical Communication from the Society for Technical Communication, and the Concordia Alumni Teaching Award.
Fully-qualified candidates are required to complete a minimum of 15 credits. Students earn the certificate by completing the two micro-programs:
Micro-program in the Foundations of Teaching in Higher and Continuing Education (9 credits)
Micro-program in the Practice of Teaching in Higher and Continuing Education