Having knowledge about learning and delivery theories is important for educators as they select content for their courses.  This background in learning and application will aid them in selecting their course content and delivery methods. This group is for educators who aspire to discuss and master the competencies necessary for exemplary performance and top customer service in a dynamic, rapidly changing higher education landscape.  Group members share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help colleagues across the globe improve performance. 


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Teaching the Adult Learner | Origin: ED208 | New comment by Tina Terpening

A quality instructory values theprior learning and experiences of each student and uses the information to facilitate a knowedge based, experience driven, active learning environemnt that provides...

Adult Learning Explained | Origin: ED208 | New comment by Tina Terpening

Adults need to be involved in learning to be interested and motivated. I will have a more interactive classroom.  

Theories of Adult Development | Origin: ED208 | New comment by Tina Terpening

Theies of development include those of Erikson, Havighurst and Levinson and vary in focus. Whether looking at age or stage of life, lends itsellf to a premise of why adults behave in the way they do...

Characteristics of the Adult Learner | Origin: ED208 | New comment by Tina Terpening

Adults have differnt reasons for seeking education, bujt they generally come with experience in both education and life that needs to be taken into consideration in the classroom. In addition, the...

Helping Students Retain Course Content | Origin: ED108 | New comment by James Cooper

Incorporating guided notes, Mnemonics and gamification into lectures has greatly improved student retention of the material as well as providing positive feedback and improved development of course...

Teaching the Adult Learner | Origin: ED208 | New comment by Annette Duenes

I have to agree with the best practices listed in the module I can see myself changing things up to ensure I meet their learning needs. Taking the time to get to know your students goes a long...

Brain-Based Teaching | Origin: ED208 | New comment by Annette Duenes

I found the quadrants pretty interesting since I had never heard of them before. I am more familiar with the seven separate categories of intelligence and when creating a curriculum I try to include...

Adult Learning Explained | Origin: ED208 | New comment by Annette Duenes

The adult learner comes in with a wealth of knowledge and experience that become resources to them and to other learners in their environment. They can apply their knowledge immediately and have a...

Theories of Adult Development | Origin: ED208 | New comment by Annette Duenes

I find Daniel Levinson's theory to be very interesting because as we mature we look at things differently due to life experiences so decisions we make are well informed. I am also curious to see if...

Characteristics of the Adult Learner | Origin: ED208 | New comment by Annette Duenes

Adult learners have different reasons behind continuing their education and we have to look at these reasons to be able to encourage them and help with the remove the barriers.