ERIC Number: EJ926047
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Adult Learners: Considerations for Education and Training
Kistler, Mark J.
Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J1), v86 n2 p28-30 Feb 2011
As more and more adults seek out education and training programs to help them become more competitive in the job market, it provides an opportunity for career and technical education. Those who teach adult learners should take into consideration their particular learning traits. This article highlights a framework of core principles to be considered when designing education and training programs for adults.
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Educational Principles, Instructional Design, Fundamental Concepts, Cognitive Style, Design Preferences, Individual Characteristics, Job Training, Curriculum Development
Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE). 1410 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Tel: 800-826-9972; Tel: 703-683-3111; Fax: 703-683-7424; Web site: http://www.acteonline.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Authoring Institution: N/A