ERIC Number: ED174807
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Aug
So You're Helping Adults Learn.
Wisconsin State Board of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education, Madison.
This booklet was developed to provide a brief review of adult characteristics and teaching methods for the new teacher of adults. The first of eleven sections highlights adult education and how to use the booklet to improve instruction. Section 2 lists general and physical characteristics of adults and their implications on teaching. The third section suggests activities for the first meeting of the adults class. Section 4 presents four criteria for writing behavioral objectives and the fifth section reviews how to write lesson plans. The sixth and seventh sections discuss instructional methods for the adult class and how to choose the appropriate methods. Sections 9 and 10 list tips on teaching adult basic education and the competencies of a successful teacher of adults. The final section contains two suggested models for teachers of adults to use in planning adult education programs. (LRA)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Board of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education, Madison.
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