ERIC Number: ED302628
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Learning Handbook.
This booklet addresses two of the competencies needed by part-time faculty who teach adults. The competencies are adult learning and the need for quality in preparation to assure quality in instruction. The booklet begins with a discussion of just who the adult learners are. The next topic is adult motivation to learn at the beginning, during, and at the end of the learning process. In that connection, the booklet addresses preparation that is related to instructor knowledge of learner orientations, learning styles, instructional methods, and learning situations. Finally, the differences between andragogy and pedagogy are considered. Faculty responsibility is stressed. A bibliography and an index are provided. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Andragogy, Cognitive Style, Learning Strategies, Part Time Faculty, Student Motivation, Teaching Methods, Teaching Skills
Continuing Education Division, Brookhaven College, 3939 Valley View, Dallas, TX 75244 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Brookhaven Coll., Farmers Branch, TX.; Brookhaven Coll., TX.