Adult Learning Theories
This course is designed to help students discover how principles and theories of adult learning can be applied to instructional design to create effective learning and training outcomes. Students will explore conditions, both internal and external to the learner, which are known to affect learning outcomes. In addition, alternative methods, strategies, and technologies that increase instructional effectiveness in various learning situations and circumstances will be explored.
- Identify and describe basic principles from a variety of adult learning theories
- Compare and contrast the contributions that these theories have made to the fields of instructional design and performance technology
- Select appropriate principles derived from given theories and apply them to a practical learning situation