need assessment

Become acquainted with the Needs Assessment: the crucial first step on the path to customizing learning solutions, designing instruction and putting the learner at the centre of learning. Examine the methods and processes used to determine learning needs in a variety of contexts.


  • Choosing appropriate needs assessment tools and techniques
  • Key steps in the needs assessment process
  • Applying a needs assessment process and tools to a specific situation


Western Digital BadgeEarn a Western Digital Badge 

Recognizing your learning achievement when you complete this micro-credential


Financial Assistance
Financial Assistance

This course is eligible for Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) micro-credential funding. Find out if you are eligible.

Come prepared to share your experiences, opinions and perspectives with the class.

All that is required is a strong desire to succeed and a willingness to learn and apply yourself.



Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Mar 04, 2024 to Apr 12, 2024
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What to Expect

This is an interactive course; you will engage online with your class and instructor through our online learning management system. Plan to log into your course regularly throughout the week.

You can expect to spend approximately six hours of work per week on course requirements.

Real-time Learning

There will be six live Zoom sessions for this course. 

March 7 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm ET
March 14 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm ET
March 21 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm ET
March 28 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm ET
April 4 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm ET
April 11 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm ET

Completion Requirements

This is a graded course. Evaluation will be based on any combination of participation, exams/quizzes and assignments. You must attend all scheduled live Zoom sessions.


No textbook required.