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Adult Learning at a Quick Glance

Adult Learning at a Quick Glance

Adult Learning at a Quick Glance is a web page designed as reference material to present the reader with some of the basic concepts, theories, principles, and some solutions to adult learning.  Adult learning is a broad subject with so much information and solutions on how to manage and conduct training to adult learners.  This web site is designed for those who either need a refresher, quick glance, or a starting point for their own research on adult learning theories, principles, concepts, and some solutions. 

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Florence GilzeneCheese
3 years ago

I took "a quick glance" at this material and would say that there is a lot of material here that could be useful. The site is licened under creative commons which is usually a good indicator of its potential as a good resource and the gentle reminder to users to observe fair use policies. The videos and graphics on the main page presents a quick refresher of the discipline. I like the fact the videos are short and are also embedded in the page. I have found that redirection to a thirdparty website often proves distracting. There is a wealth of information available in this resourse. The potential for classroom application is evident through the suggestion of strategies in "How do adults learn" Persons using the site might wish to decide on an area of focus and use additional resource support from the references. I was not particularly taken with the layout and think the presentation could be more visually appealing.

 

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Time spent reviewing site: 1 hour 30 minutes
Michael Miller
Michael Miller (Faculty)
4 years ago

This site has a ton of information for one to familiarize themselves with adult learning theory and best practices.  The combination of videos and reading material are just right.  This site would be an excellent starting point for those both new (and old) to teaching adults.