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' The following four characteristics are common for successful online students: Basic technical and academic skills,... see more

'While no instrument can predict success in distance learning courses, having a clear understanding of your circumstances... see more

The authors present a concise list of the differences between adult and child learners. They define an adult learning... see more

This article from Penn State discusses some characteristics of adult learners and provides some hints on how to teach... see more

This article focuses on 14 psychological factors that are primarily internal to and under the control of the learner... see more

This is a blog in which Derek Bruff reports on his experience at the annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching at Miami... see more

Although adult learning is relatively new as field of study, it is just as substantial as traditional education and... see more

This is a free online textbook that contains eight chapters. Chapter 1 identifies the elements of teaching style. Chapter... see more

This is from a Teaching Guide for Graduate Students. It explains the three basic theories of learning: behaviorist,... see more

This is an article that contains a number of suggestions for how to motivate adult learners. In addition to principles of... see more

'This free eBook covers a wide range of eLearning topics, including mobile, K-12, hybrid learning design. It also... see more

This is a site that contains 20 questions.  Students answer yes or no to the questions, assign different points, and then... see more

"Born to Learn is a collection of animated short films aimed at changing attitudes about how we mold young minds." "The... see more

"This paper will highlight current theories of learning and critically analyse connectivism within the context of its... see more

This is a video of the keynote presentation by Prof Norbert Bolz, Berlin University of Technology, Germany at the 2008... see more

Generation Y, people born after 1977, make up around one fifth of the world population and grew up with MTV, the... see more

'Dedicated Learning Professionals and Educators across the globe were until recently desperately seeking for ways,... see more

"System dynamics is a method for studying the world around us. It deals with understanding how complex systems change... see more

This is a video that captures the keynote speech given by Michael Wesch, Kansas State University, at the 2008 Online... see more

"Howard Rheingold has been called the First Citizen of the Internet. In this book he tours the "virtual community" of... see more

This is a short video featuring students actually doing peer review as feedback in a creative writing course.  The... see more

'How People Learn: Bridging Research and Practice provides a broad overview of research on learners and learning and on... see more

This is a free, online textbook from WikiBooks, so it is continually being updated.  Learning theories that are covered... see more

This site, from the Department of Justice provides information about adult learners and how they learn. As the authors... see more