Knowing how adults learn and supporting theories helps design and deliver A+ Training.
TD professionals are expected to know -how to motivate adult learners -plan instruction for adults -work with groups of adults -work with individual learners -help learners transfer what they have learned -consider the barriers adults face in learning
Adult Learning Theories attempt to explain how adults learn!
The more theories you know the easier you can adjust the learning to the learner needs
Each theory has advantages and disadvantages
Now that we know why adult learning theories are important..Let's learn a few!