With adult learners, teachers face a unique set of challenges. Unlike with younger students, discipline and motivation are generally not a problem. For adult classes one of the major concerns is attendance. Adults will often have a lot of commitments; family and work demand the majority of their Author: Busyteacher Contributor.
Research on Adult Learners in College Classrooms. A number of studies have explored the characteristics of adult learners in the college classroom, providing substantial but not unqualified support for the assumptions linked to the theoretical frameworks of adult .
Mar 15, 2019 · The topic of dealing with attendance problems with adult learners is another pertinent one for me at the moment. I teach two ESOL classes in the city of Norwich, UK. The most recent one is an ’employability’ class, with refugees and migrants.
May 08, 2013 · Adult Learners' Traits. Self-direction Adults feel the need to take responsibility for their lives and decisions and this is why it’s important for them to have control over their learning.Therefore, self-assessment, a peer relationship with the instructor, multiple options and initial, yet subtle support are all Author: Christopher Pappas.
Adult learners have their own personal biography, view of the world, what is needed to survive and succeed in their personal endeavors and they even have their own personal view of success. Internal and external influences on the adult learner both in their past and present experiences form these views.