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Multicultural Strategies For The Adult Learner
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Acquiring a Framework to Understand Diversity
- Evaluate the effect of globalization on adult learners.
- Describe the challenges and opportunities of diversity and multiculturalism in adult education and training.
- Differentiate the fundamental characteristics of diversity.
- Recognize secondary characteristics of diversity that can change (e.g., educational background, geographic location, income, marital status, parental status, religious beliefs, and work experiences).
Civil Rights and Diversity
- Outline the history of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States to understand the intersection between law and diversity initiatives.
- Evaluate the difference between compliance, awareness, and advocacy for minority populations.
- Analyze types of regulations and policies that affect facilitation of instruction for diverse adult learners.
- Evaluate the Americans with Disabilities Act and its implications for the adult learning environment.
Cultureâ s Influence on Adult Learners
- Evaluate differentiated instruction as an effective means of facilitating learning
- Explain culture and its influences on adult learners.
- Identify strategies for creating an inclusive multicultural learning environment.
Societal designs of Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Sexual Orientation
- Debate the need for an adult educator to be sensitive to issues of Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexual Orientation.
- Analyze the opportunities and challenges that face each sub-population of multiculturalism in the adult learning environment.
- Determine learning environmental strategies that are welcoming to Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexual Orientation.
Accommodating Disability, Learning Styles, and Generational Diversity
- Contrast the different types of accommodations for learners with disabilities.
- Explain the impact of technology on adult learners.
- Identify learning styles and generational characteristics of adult learners.
- Analyze characteristics of effective facilitators for diverse learners.
Strategic Planning for Diversity in Organizations
- Analyze the effect of transformational learning in relationship to diversity planning for organizations.
- Differentiate the relationship between organizational diversity management skills and diversity maturity.
- Identify best diversity management practices and strategies for the achievement of organizational goals.
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