Facilitating Instruction For Diverse Adult Learners – aet525 (3 credits)
This course focuses on facilitation strategies for meeting the needs of diverse adult learners. It examines differences among adult learners in language, literacy skills, and learning styles. It also utilizes previous learning experiences and provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide differentiated instruction to address different needs. In addition, this course covers the challenges and the opportunities that diversity and multiculturalism present in facilitating adult education and training.
Examine the psychographic factors influencing adult learning.
Identify categories of special needs learners.
Explore challenges and opportunities of diversity and multiculturalism in adult education and training.
Implications for the Facilitation of Instruction for Diverse Adult Learners
Analyze types of regulations and policies that impact facilitation of instruction for diverse adult learners.
Examine the facilitation implications for multicultural adult learners.
Examine the implications of multicultural facilitators on adult learners.
Supportive Strategies for Diverse Adult Learners
Examine strategies for engaging diverse adults in their learning.
Examine classroom communication strategies that support diverse adult learners.
Identify support services for diverse adult learners.
Explore language and literacy challenges that impact facilitation of instruction for diverse adult learners.
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