The Adult Learner. Some thoughts…. The job of an educator is to teach students to see vitality in themselves. -- Joseph Campbell. What is the job of the mentor/coach of adult learners?. How are adult learners different from children?. How Do You Learn Best?.
What were the conditions for your most significant learning experience as an adult?
* Tied to motivation
* Physical self-efficacy
Improvements are gained through attention.
What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers.-- Martina Horner
Give the adult learner the big picture, offer options for learning, support their practice stages, and they will take charge of their own learning paths.
Brainstorming and Discussion
Myelin is Crisco
Amygdala:Emotion:Hippocampus:Long Term Memory
The brain is like Jello
Some of us are more effective than others of us.
But non of us is more effective than all of us!
Johnson, Hohnson, Holubec, and Roy