Principles of Adult Learning

Adapted from John Goodlad

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ADULTS PREFER LEARNING SITUATIONS WHICH:

1. ARE PRACTICAL AND PROBLEM-CENTERED, SO...

2. PROMOTE THEIR POSITIVE SELF ESTEEM, SO...

3. INTEGRATE NEW IDEAS WITH EXISTING KNOWLEDGE, SO...

4. SHOW RESPECT FOR THE INDIVIDUAL LEARNER, SO...

5. CAPITALIZE ON THEIR EXPERIENCE, SO...

6. ALLOW CHOICE AND SELF-DIRECTION, SO...

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