Teaching Adult Learners
All Online | 3 Graduate Credits
Offered Spring 2014
K-12 teachers are required to meet standards for educating and understanding the development of children and adolescents – but the continuum of development and learning doesn't stop there.
Get the tools you need to assess the needs of adult learners and methods to help you understand and meet the needs of adult students with diverse learning styles.
In this course we will examine:
- The nature and needs of adult learners.
- New approaches to adult learning programs.
- Methods of instructing and evaluating adult learners.
- Recent trends and projections in adult education.
|Instructor: Sue McIntyre is a long-standing tenured faculty member in the UW-Eau Claire College of Education and Human Sciences. She has travelled to various parts of the country, providing training to educators of adults, and she continuously works to help struggling adults achieve their educational goals.|
Who Should Attend:
Educators in higher education; community educators; workshop presenters and others interested in facilitating adult education programs.
To enroll for the credit option, please apply at least 10 business days prior to the course start date to allow sufficient time for processing of application and course registration.
RegistrationIf you are not currently a UW-Eau Claire student, please see our How To Register page.
Within a few days, you will receive a letter from the Registrar's Office with complete instructions for online registration.
Questions? Call 715-836-3636 /toll free 1-866-893-2423 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Knowles, Malcolm S., et. al. The Adult Learning: The Definitive Classic in Adult Education and Human Resource Development, 5th Ed. ISBN: 0-88415-115-0
Merriam, Sharan B., Ed. The New Update on Adult Learning Theory: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education. ISBN: 0-7879-5773-9
Brookfield, Stephen D. Understanding and Facilitating Adult Learning. ISBN: 1-55542-355-8
Tuition for University Credit
Wisconsin Residents: $1,292.19
Minnesota Residents: $1,361.19
If you need an accommodation for a disability to fully participate in this program, or need this document in an alternative format, please contact Continuing Education at 715-836-3636 / toll-free 866-893-2423, or use the Wisconsin Relay System (711) as soon as possible.