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ERIC Number: EJ836423
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Sep
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
ISSN: ISSN-0270-1960
Effective Learner-Centered Strategies for Teaching Adults: Using Visual Media to Engage the Adult Learner
Myers, Dennis R.; Sykes, Catherine; Myers, Scott
Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, v29 n3 p234-238 Sep 2008
This article offers practical guidance for educators as they prepare specialists to enhance the lives and communities of older persons through the strategic use of visual media in age-related courses. Advantages and disadvantages of this learning innovation are provided as well as seven approaches for enriching instruction. Resources are included for locating effective visual media, matching course content with video resources, determining fair use of copyrighted media, and inserting video clips into PowerPoint presentations. Strategies for accessing assistive services for implementing visual media in the classroom are also addressed. This article promotes the use of visual media for the purpose of enriching gerontological and geriatrics instruction for the adult learner.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A