EDUC 657: Teaching the Adult Learner

Class Program
Credits 3
This course will investigate the characteristics of the adult learner. Adult learners have traits that set them apart from ‘traditional’ school or college learners. All adults come to courses with a variety and range of experiences, both in terms of their working life and educational backgrounds. This impacts on how and why they participate in learning. Multiples stages of an adult learner’s life will be investigated which will include their perspectives on learning, motivation, and diverse backgrounds.