Adult Learning Theory Tammy Morris ED638 Curriculum and Instructional Leadership September 19, 2012
Importance for Classrooms Androgogical Process Design (Knowles) • Prepare the learners • Set the climate • Physical • Psychological • Involve learners in mutual planning • Involve learners in diagnosing their learning needs
Importance for Classrooms • Androgogical Process Design (Knowles) 5. Involve learners in forming learning objectives 6. Involve learners in designing learning plans 7. Help learners carry out learning plans 8. Involve learners in evaluating their learning outcomes.
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