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How To Adapt Your Training To The Characteristics Of Adult Learners
The 4 Adult Learning Elements You Should Include in Your eLearning Courses
What is "Just-In-Time Learning"? It is walking down to the desk of a more experienced co-worker to ask for a solution when you get stuck on a project. Adult Learning highlights that adult learners are fundamentally different in their methods of learning in comparison with children. With adult learners, you will encounter unique expectations, demands, and challenges. The key is to accommodate to these and design training and eLearning courses in a manner that is most effective and engaging for them. While there are multiple methodologies to make this happen, there is a model proposed by Lila Davachi, Associate Professor of Psychology at New York University that is known to be effective. Known as AGES Attention-Generation-Emotion-Spacing , this model highlights four key elements that are essential for effective adult learning to happen.
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Adult learning andragogy is the practice of educating adults to develop their knowledge or skills. Malcolm Knowles, the father of adult learning theory, makes the following assumptions of how adults prefer to learn. By understanding these principles of adult learning, you can design a workplace training program that enhances the learning experience and maximizes its effectiveness.
What motivates an adult to learn: curiosity or a simple need to know? Educational researchers have come up with an array of answers to that question over the years. Adult learning theories are based on the premise that adults learn differently than children.