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Motivating Adult Learners. Kimberly Arlia CPCC Central Piedmont Community College. Define Adult Learners. List what determine who is considered an adult learner. Shots of learners in the classroom and at hoe on the computer. Define Motivation. List various types of motivation.
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Motivating Adult Learners Kimberly Arlia CPCC Central Piedmont Community College
Define Adult Learners • List what determine who is considered an adult learner. • Shots of learners in the classroom and at hoe on the computer.
Define Motivation • List various types of motivation. • Shots of carrot and stick versus whip.
Importance of Motivation • Why is it important to motivate adult learners? • Aren’t Adults already self motivated?
Motivational Theories • Cognitive Dissonance Theory • Expectancy Theory • Maslow’s Theory • Extrinsic Motivation • Intrinsic Motivation • Goal Setting Motivation
Keys to Motivate Adult Learners • Open positive environment • Relevant work • Frequent feedback • Create community • Challenging work but balanced with skill level
Motivational Strategies • Mentoring program • Peer modeling • Offer support • Create strategies to mitigate low performance • Collaboration
Guest Speaker Intro • Credentials • Achievements