Teaching styles adapted for adult learners

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Join Now. Children are like sponges, soaking up knowledge from everything they see, hear and do. Everything was new and our primary focus in our work and play was to understand and make sense of the world around us. Over time, though, what we learned became — in and of itself — a barrier to new learning.

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People are responding by increasing their participation in workplace training and returning to schools for formal qualifications. This contributes to greater diversity in the classroom in terms of age, prior knowledge, experience, and motivations in learning. The pedagogy of teaching adult learners has predominantly been informed by characteristics or life-stage views of adult learners. Drawing on survey results on the learning preferences and behaviors of adult learners, this chapter argues that besides considering adult learner characteristics when designing pedagogy, it is equally important to focus on the science of learning. Specifically, teaching adult learners should take a holistic approach where both the learner characteristics and the learning sciences are considered.

Educating Adult Learners: Bridging Learners’ Characteristics and the Learning Sciences

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Adult enrollment in higher education grew by more than 50 percent between and , according to U. By understanding adult students , you can become a better educator or trainer. Here are six key teaching strategies for making lessons more applicable for adult learners. They have to understand how the skills they learn will improve their daily lives. If they believe a lesson will have a measurable impact, they will be far more likely to be engaged and internalize the lesson.