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Information and Resources for Program Providers

This page will be updated as new resources are identified. If you have a resource that you feel would be useful for other providers, please send it to us at the contact e-mail (cccep@cccep.ca) at the top of the home page.

Guidance for Authors and Presenters

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Adult Learning Principles

The following resources may be helpful to providers in the area of Adult Learning.

Checklist – Quality Continuing Education, CCCEP

5 Principles for the Teacher of Adults, ThoughtCo.

Adult Learning Theory (Adragogy), Northern Arizona University

The Principles of Adult Learning: How to Apply Them to E-Learning, E-Learning Heros

Adult Learning Principles and Presentation Pearls,  . 2014 Apr-Jun; 21(2): 114–122 (as published in NCBI, accessed March 1, 2017)

Active Learning

The following resources pertain to Active Learning – an approach to instruction that involves actively engaging students with the course material through discussions, problem solving, case studies, role plays and other methods.

What is Active Learning, Queen’s University

Active Learning In Online Training: What eLearning Professionals Should Know, eLearning Industry

Interactive Techniques, Kevin Yee, Creative Commons BY-NC-SA, University of Southern Florida

Promoting Active Learning, Teaching Commons, Standford University

Active Learning and Adapting Teaching Techniques, University of Toronto

Evaluation (Program)

Learner Assessment

Authentic Assessment and Rubrics, University of Wisconsin (Stout)

Authentic Assessment Toolbox, Jon Mueller. Professor of Psychology, North Central College

Reflection and Reflective Assessment (Examples), CCCEP

Learning Assessment Exercises, Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

Learning Objectives (Smart)

QUICK TIPS Writing Learning Objectives For presenters and planning committee members of Mainpro+® certified programs and events, The College of Family Physicians of Canada.

Writing Smart Objectives. Government of Canada.

Writing Course Goals/Learning Outcomes and Learning Objectives, Iowa State University, Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching.

Writing Learning Outcomes:  Principles, Considerations, and Examples, A resource document published by the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission

Design and Teach a Course, Carnegie Mellon University

Guide to Write Learning Objectives, Office of Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development, University of Calgary

How to Create Learning Objectives, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada


Citing Sources / Create Your Bibliography. University of Toronto Libraries.

Citation / Style Guides. University of Waterloo Library.