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Erickson, Diane – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2009
This essay outlines the key lessons I re-learned about teaching adults when I decided to earn my private pilot license. I faced a steep learning curve and needed to conquer my fear of falling from the sky when learning required flight maneuvers. The lessons are not about adult development or learning theories or instructional techniques. The…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Adult Students, Empathy, Adult Education