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This course features practical strategies & effective instructional techniques for holding the attention of adult learners, thereby enhancing their educational experience. Topics include ages & stages in adult development, characteristics of adult learners, adult learning/teaching styles, establishing instructor/learning relationships, overcoming barriers to learning, increasing adult motivation to learn, building problem solving & critical thinking skills, promoting self-learning in adults, enhancing knowledge through experiential learning, and dealing with diversity in the adult classroom.

Note: This course is a requirement for the professional certificate in Teaching Adult Learners. This course is also an elective in the Human Resource Management professional certificate. Prerequisites are EDUC 30989/40989 & EDUC 30990/40990. Previously offered as EDUC 30045.

Course Number: EDUC-40096
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Teaching Adult Learners

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