Teaching adults: is it different?
Series or Serial: Myths and Realities
Publisher: The Ohio State University
Published At: Columbus, OH
Date Published: 1995
Distributor: ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education, Center on Education and Training for Employment, The Ohio State University
Source Address: 1900 Kenny Road
Source City/State/Zip: Columbus OH 43210
Material Type: Information Analysis
Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer
Physical Media: Print
Subjects: Adult Education; Adult Learning; Student Needs; Critical Thinking
The question of whether teaching adults is different remains ambiguous. Types of adult learning and what learners themselves want from teachers are examined. The types of learning discussed include subject-oriented adult learning, consumer-oriented adult learning, emancipatory adult learning, and transformative learning. References are given.
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