As learning professionals, we have the immense responsibility of teaching a more diverse group of learners than ever before. For the first time ever, organizations have four generations in the workforce. All of them have unique skills and preferences. How do we create programs that support all of participants, especially Millennials who keenly and intuitively use technology? This blog post will define learner engagement and how it relates to young adult learners. In order to understand how engagement relates to young learners, we first must understand what engagement means in virtual and blended learning.
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Include Synonyms Include Dead terms. Peer reviewed Download full text. This case study explores the application of interpretive strategies as tools to facilitate transformative learning and advance young adults' abilities in various learning contexts. While much of the literature on adult museum program education focuses on older adults' learning, this study emphasizes the impact of interpretive skills training at a Southwestern university photography center on student tour guides' personal and professional learning. The findings reveal that the training allowed these student tour guides to transform their notions of learning and teaching through interpretive dialogues, cogenerative learning, and critical reflections. The interpretive skills training enhanced the participants' abilities to become better public speakers, interpretive writers, thoughtful educators, and efficient learners. Based upon the findings, the research suggests that interpretive strategies are useful to develop future teachers to be open to different perspectives, willing to consider new ideas, and create a two-way transformative learning loop with their students.
10 Current and Emerging Trends in Adult Learning
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When it comes to learning, adults are not over sized children. Maturity brings unique characteristics that affect how adults are motivated to learn. By appealing to the unique qualities of adult learners, we can design more effective and motivating online courses. This article is rich and resourceful it has indeed be of help in my research work.