Are you thinking of using different ways to engage your learners? Do you toss and turn at night wondering if your materials have been effective and useful for your learners? Enroll in this short course to pick up some tips on using a range of instructional methods to engage your adult learners and make their learning relevant and meaningful. As a needs-based course, we will first determine the type of program you are currently or will be facilitating, and then recommend a range of instructional methods that are relevant to your learners and the learning outcomes for the program. With the help of video resources, short notes, formative quizzes, and forum discussions, you will engage with the learning materials both individually and with a community of like-minded practitioners.
11 Tips to Engage and Inspire Adult Learners - eLearning Industry
Alexander Kapp and Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy developed theories around adult education, which were later popularised by Malcolm Knowles — a theorist in adult education. For Knowles, adult learning was premised on the following characteristics:. Adults want to know why they need to learn something. They want their learning experiences to:. Adult learners want respect and to be seen as capable learners. They should be offered choice and be encouraged to set their own learning goals. Adult learners:.
Stand up and stretch your right arm out behind you, as far as it will go. You may turn your body as you do so. Now, come back to center and relax your arm.
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