ADULT LEARNING THEORY

Chris BudzichSAFETY TRAINING

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INSTRUCTION

ADULT LEARNING THEORY

The following topics are covered in the Adult Learning Theory course:

  • Characteristics of adult learners
  • Important instructor skills
  • Learning styles of adults
  • Teaching styles that may be employed
  • Evaluation of instructor
  • Using and answering questions
  • Common instruction methods
  • Assisting learners to retain material
  • Motivating learners
  • Dealing with difficult learners
  • Course development
  • Lesson planning
  • Why training fails

Adult Learning Theory is a one day course that includes the above mentioned material followed by a written exam and a presentation from each student.