Yolande Presland quote from podcast on the importance of adult learning (5:11)
Here are some links to information about the principles of adult learning. This is called, ‘andragogy’. When we talk about ‘pedagogy’ this refers to how children learn.
You can try and find out what your preferred learning styles are. How might you use this knowledge in your programs?
- Adult learning principles: http://www.qotfc.edu.au/resource/index.html?page=65375&pid=65340and, http://elearningindustry.com/the-adult-learning-theory-andragogy-of-malcolm-knowles
- Adult learner styles & implications for presenting / facilitating learning – http://www.qotfc.edu.au/resource/index.html?page=65376 and this website – http://vark-learn.com/home/ ;
- This questionnaire is about your preferred learning style/shttp://www.engr.ncsu.edu/learningstyles/ilsweb.htm
I quite like this one as a simple intro: