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This is an adult learner who is an Aviation Electronics Technician, who in his latter days finds himself to be a mature person to pursue a higher education degree. He is verbal and is adamant of what he wants to pursue and how to go about it. This researcher selected this person… He also explained that he was not interested in obtaining a degree as much as…
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Teaching Adult Learners
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Teaching Adult Learners Roy Killen (2006) emphasized teaching strategy focuses on maximizing the current class hour to bring knowledge to the students. The research focuses on the teachers’ teaching strategy. The research focuses on the two types of teaching strategy.… The student –centered teaching strategy is the more appropriate strategy because the lessons…
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Adult Learners Postsecondary Academic Persistence
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Adult Learners Postsecondary Academic Persistence Q.1 It is evident that the last three decades has witnessed an increase in registration or enrollment of mature students. At the present, there are over 12 million students in U.S.… Actually, most community colleges rely on mature students with most of them learning part-time and staying outside the school. In…
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Adult Learners in Higher Education and Training
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According tom Malcolm Knowles, contract learning is learning that replaces the content of a plan with a learning process (Knowles, 1986). Therefore,… Therefore, contract learning aims at assigning more learning input from student rather than making learning teacher centered. Knowles further notes that the use of contract learning will help solve some learning…
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Online Education is Effective For Adult Learners
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Online education is one of the types of education that falls under the category of distance learning. This writing will pay emphasis to the issues and benefits of distant learning and why this learning method is considered effective by the adult population. … As the report stresses importance for distance learning has been realized and has led to increase in…
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Adult Learners in Higher Education and Training
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It helps them to be more active in their learning process. And gives them confidence in their self-directed learning. A typical higher learning contract is an agreement between a student and… alcolm Knowles was one of the most active adult educators who claimed that learning contracts is the best tool in achieving study goals he sets out for adult learners.…
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Time Management for Adult Learners: Balancing I, We, and They
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Time Management for Adult Learners: Balancing “I,” “We,” and “They” Name University 18 December 2011 Time Management for Adult Learners: Balancing “I,” “We,” and “They Many adults are increasingly returning to school, so that they can improve their knowledge, attitudes, and skills.… Women, in particular, despite notions and practices of gender equality in the…
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Adult Learners in Higher Education and Training(Human Resource Development)
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This learning technique is an alternative to the structured learning. Malcolm Knowles considers contract learning as student centered learning that replaces the plan content… The main aim of contract learning is to make students learning centers in their own learning process rather than making teachers the center of learning. Therefore, the use of contract…
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Bridging New Technology with Andragogy: Adult Learners in Aviation
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Bridging New Technology with Andragogy: Adult Learners in Aviation ABSTRACT After the first flight made by the Wright brothers in 1903, landing facilities were constructed to service the growing need for air travel. This need was bolstered during World War I for the base, repair and refueling of warplanes, and the mail route after the war.… These occurrences…
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Designing a course in technology-Enhanced learning for Adult learners
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Teachers employ a series of unit assessment tools to meet the specific needs of their students (Caulfield, 2011). A unit plan identifies the performance of… This paper aims to present a discussion that revolves around principles of learning design. The focus is to design a unit assessment plan that will educate 65 year old adults on prevention, treatment, and…
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Maximizing the learning experience for adult learners (Principles for adult learning)
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However, people of different ages exhibit varying learning needs. Children are likely to learn much more easily and adapt to the learning experience. However, adults present more learning needs. For them to learn effectively, the… Adult learners have unique attributes that affect the ways in which they learn. On reaching adulthood, an individual achieves…
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Motivating Adult learners/ in the paper what i learn about adult learning
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Adult Learning program concerns an individual who has failed to take education at the right time either due to lack of opportunities or for financial constraints. Here is an opportunity for the adult learner to correct his past mistakes and take to the path of transformation.… It is impossible to define the starting point of adult learning. The expanse of…
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Language and Linguistics: Case Study of an adult learners reading & writing skills
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A failed to complete his secondary education, leaving school at age 14. A maintains that his parents encouraged him to remain in school and… In fact, on occasion, teachers made disparaging comments about his accent often commenting that his writing was a reflection of the way he spoke. These comments were made in the presence of other students. Student A…
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How does the use of Multimedia and virtual learning environments increase adult learners ability to learn chemistry
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This paper conducts an exploratory study on effect of multimedia and virtual learning environments on students in learning Chemistry in a secondary school of N Ireland. Virtual learning environments include online educational material, use of internet and extensive use of… The purpose of the study is to evaluate the suitability of a series of IMM…
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Emotional and cognitive chalenges of adult college learners: Evolving Identities through collegiate learning
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Emotional and cognitive challenges of adult college learners: Evolving identities through collegiate learning Name Instructor Class 25 August 2012 For returning or first-time adult college students, college is often both an exciting and distressing life experience.… Kasworm (2008) argued that “learning is an act of hope” (p. 27), and this hope goes through…
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Reading Assessment for Adult ELS Learners
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Reading is one of the most difficult of all abilities. It is often the case that teachers, teacher trainers, and materials writers do not refer to research studies to support practices that they have seen "work for them" informally. Process and product of reading is affected by the reader's background and subject knowledge, their cultural knowledge and knowledge of language in which the target texts are written.…
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Linguistics Examine the idea that adult second langauage learners of English are capable of retaining the collocations to whi
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Adult Learners’ Retention of Collocations LINGUISTICS 598 w/ Professor Leyla Zidani-Eroglu, Ph.D By Oldale Lee Rauls Central Connecticut State University December 19, 2012 Abstract The concept of formulaic language advances in second language acquisition (SLA) pedagogy is a relevant paradigm to use in SLA classrooms.… TABLE OF CONTENTS…
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Linguistics Examine the idea that adult second langauage learners of English are capable of retaining the collocations to which they are exposed
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It is often claimed that adult learners are exposed to low levels of learning collocations from input. It is better to focus in the nature… Formulaic language has been played a key role in second language teaching. A beginner learner utilizes the more idiomatic English expressions focused on daily-communication templates. Alison Wray’s (2002) definition of a…
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Adult development
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In relation to the study conducted by Wlodkowski (2010), extrinsic form of motivation improves learning among the adult learners. Extrinsic motivation may be in… This is for the reason that the adult learners are able to relate to those experiences. The adult learners are, in this case, presented with numerous learning preferences that support learning for…
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Adult education
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The difference between adult learning and primary learning identifies special needs for adult learners.Adult learning involves formal and informal educational initiatives that an individual engages in after a long interval … The adult learner shall have developed a different perspective to learning and shall have garnered skills and experience from social and…
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Adult Learner
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MacKinnon Slaney discusses in article 'the Adult Persistence in Learning Model:a road map to counseling services for adult learner' that Learning approach puts light on individual matters of an adult learner such as the Adult Persistence learning procedure issues… The objective of Slaney's piece of writing is to clarify (1) why conventional adult development…
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Adult Learning in Context - Case Study
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Intellectual factors, age factors, social factors, cultural factors, learning methods, styles etc can affect the learning process… I have an experience of working with adult learners when a CEO of a printing unit near my home requested my services for improving the communication abilities of their production workers. This unit was consisting of around 100…
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Adult Education Trends
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discusses the growth in emerging community colleges across the West, notably the U.S, in light of contemporary social, demographic and economic environment in the U.S (Worth & Stephens, 2011)(Appendix 1). According to… This changing demographic trend has led the community colleges to revamp their educational methods and offerings in order to ensure that adult…
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PHILOSOPHY of ADULT WORKFORCE TRAINING
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Different learning theorists have created a conception of adult education in connection with the purpose, learner, teacher and methods that increase an active learning process of the adult learners. These learners are influenced by styles, experiences and motivation and need to… There is no single theory as of how to apply learning to all adults. In fact,…
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Adult Students:Meeting the Challenge of a Growing Student Population
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The article, by Worth, Josepha and Stephens,Christopher J. discusses the growth in emerging community colleges across the West, notably the U.S, in light of contemporary social, demographic and economic environment in the U.S … This changing demographic trend has led the community colleges to revamp their educational methods and offerings in order to ensure…
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