Principles of Adult Learning; See also: Good Teaching Matters: Five Teaching Practices to Improve the Quality of a Training Course. This short article discusses a “learner-centered” culture in education and training and describes how instruction can be designed to capitalize on what we know about learning and adults. Mar 15, · This book identifies the best practices necessary to bring adult learning programs to a new level—especially as the stakes among competitors continue to rise. Best Practices in Adult Learning sets the stage by addressing institutional vision, asking the question “What do I want my program to contain or deliver?” It then provides a hands Author: Lee Bash.
May 24, · Malcolm Knowles, a pioneer in adult education, popularized the concept of five teaching strategies for adults, which states that students learn best when: Adults understand why something is important to know or do. Adults have the freedom to learn in their own way. The theories and practices are based on long-standing research and data with regard to effective ways to train adults in any learning environment. Some you may be familiar with, others may be new to you. We believe learning is best accomplished as a social activity, while teaching is a deliberate act.
Concrete Experience (CE): Adults learn best when the learning experience goes beyond the chalk-and-talk routine.