Course Description for Curriculum and Instruction for Adult Learning
Curriculum and Instruction for Adult Learning
Prerequisites: This is an advanced course that presents the principles of adult learning and instruction. Attention is given to those situations, factors, and methods that may influence how adults learn in a variety of traditional, non-traditional, and multimedia/telecommunication settings. An analysis of several teaching models and instructional approaches for creating learning environments for adults appropriate for community colleges, continuing education, and training and development will be focal element of the course. This will be achieved through study, development, and application of different models of instructional designs for adult learners as well as identifying and evaluating variables related to these models.