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  1. Nov 2018
    1. The key to teaching adults is understanding how they learn. Focus your attention on the group’s special characteristics. Don’t ignore adults’ needs, insights and skills when planning an educational experience

      A trainer's manual that explains how to effectively engage different types of adult learners and how best they learn. It identifies the 'what's in it for me?' factors, key in motivating adult learners and having them actively participate in their own learning experience.


    1. There are many different theories of adult learning, including: andragogy, neuroscience, experiential learning, self-directed learning, and transformational learning. All these theories have one goal: they help you create effective learning experiences for the adult corporate learner. 

      The author describes how Andragogy, Transformative learning, and Experiential learning can help instructional designers create courses and learning experiences that will be more goal oriented and help adult learners to meet their needs.


    1. Adaptive learning provides methods and learning paths that are unique to each learner. Furthermore, through inbuilt efficiencies, adaptive learning helps the organizations to meet their business and training goals.

      One size does not fit all when it comes to corporate teaching and learning. This article speaks to the theory and principles of Adaptive learning in corporate training, where teaching methods are adjusted according to the leaner's performance.


    1. 17 Tips To Motivate Adult Learners

      The author highlights 17 useful tips for motivating adult e-learners. The tips are primarily based upon learning principles, and encourages the use of technology to facilitate collaborations, discussions, sharing, engagement and active learning. Ultimately assisting the learner with navigating the learning space with better interest.