This course presents effective research-based strategies to maximize adult learning in a variety of contexts. Effective Strategies examines Androgogy, the science of adult learning, including the following topics: learning physiology of the adult brain; learner demands and purpose of learning for adults; roles played by instructors of adults; task-focused curriculum and instruction; creating a productive learning environment for adults; and evaluation and assessment for adult learners.
Note: This course is a core requirement for the professional certificate in Teaching Adult Learners. Students must enroll prior to the first day of class. Prerequistes are EDUC 30989 & EDUC 30990.
Course Number: EDUC-31267 Credit: 3 units