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EDAD 651

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  1. EDAD 651 Teachers as Learners

  2. Problem centered rather than content centered • Permits and encourages active participation • Encourages past experiences • Collaborative • Teacher / learner • Learner / learner • Based on planning between teacher and learner • Based on evaluation agreement • Prompts redesign / new learning based on evaluation • Incorporates experiential activities Andragogy… Malcolm Knowles

  3. Have first hand experience • Have set habits and strong tastes • Great pride but different ways of showing • Have tangible things to lose – are cautious • Preoccupied out of the learning environment • May be bewildered by options • Have developed group behavior with consistent with their needs Characteristics of Adult Learners

  4. Have established a rational framework(values, attitudes) • By which they make decisions • Respond to reinforcement, especially positive • Have a strong feeling about learning situation • In most cases can and want to change to better themselves More characteristics…

  5. May have prejudices which are detrimental to the learning environment or the institution • Learn from reinforcement (and thrive on it) • Have a strong need to apply what is learned – and apply it now • Want to be competent in their application of knowledge and skill Even more characteristics…

  6. Permit master • Meaningful and practical • Feedback and frequent summarization • Learning as a self-activity • People learn at different rates • Learning is continuous • Learning results from stimulation – benefit of learning • Positive reinforcement • People learn by doing • “Whole – part – whole” strategy • Team approach to learning • Timing is everything Principles of Adult Learning