Adult learning method

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Every trainer's ambition is to make corporate learning as impactful and engaging as possible. But how? One method to master great training and course creation is by understanding how your learner's mind works. Adult Learning Theory, also known as andragogy is a concept that has been around for years.

5 Adult Learning Techniques to Improve Your Training Programs

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Join Now. Children are like sponges, soaking up knowledge from everything they see, hear and do. Everything was new and our primary focus in our work and play was to understand and make sense of the world around us. Over time, though, what we learned became — in and of itself — a barrier to new learning. Behavioral scientists have identified five primary ways that adults learn differently. Much of this research has been done over the past three decades, led by Malcolm Knowles and Stephen Brookfield. There must be a goal or outcome, as most adults will not learn for the sake of learning.

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Adults and K—12 students have distinctly different learning styles, mostly because of life experience and maturity levels. For the most part, adults choose to be in a learning environment; they understand how the content applies to their lives, and they see a direct connection between learning the material and being more successful. Understanding the motivation adults have to learn as well as the most effective methods to teach them is critical to the success of your training programs, so here are five tips for improving your internal training programs and engaging participants.
What motivates an adult to learn: curiosity or a simple need to know? Educational researchers have come up with an array of answers to that question over the years. Adult learning theories are based on the premise that adults learn differently than children.