aet500 | Graduate
Foundations Of Adult Learning Theory
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Purposes and Principles of Adult Education and Training
- Explore subject-matter categories of adult learning.
- Analyze the purposes of adult education and training.
- Examine the fundamental principles of adult learning.
- Identify the providers of adult education and training.
Adult Development and Learning
- Examine the biological and psychological development of adult learners.
- Explore cognitive development in adulthood.
- Examine the notion of intelligence in reference to adult learners.
- Analyze the influences of sociocultural and integrative perspectives on development.
Adult Development and Learning Cont.
- Analyze the adult learning process and experience.
- Examine key theories of learning.
- Explain memory and cognition.
Learning Transactions With Adults
- Identify characteristics of adult learners.
- Examine ways to utilize andragogical techniques.
- Analyze the impact of learning styles on adult learning.
- Identify the ways in which adult educators can promote critical thinking skills.
- Compare and contrast traditional and non-traditional instructional models.
Adult Learning Environment
- Describe the characteristics of formal and informal adult education and training settings.
- Examine the motivation of adults in the learning environment.
- Describe the most common challenges in an education or in a training environment.
- Explain ethics and values as they pertain to the adult learning environment.
History of Adult Learning
- Explore the history of adult learning and andragogy.
- Explain the impact of federal mandates on adult education and training.
- Compare and contrast andragogy and pedagogy.
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