Adult Learners – Overcoming Roadblocks to a Degree

Are you a working professional who wants to start or finish a degree? Working professionals have added time commitments of work responsibilities and family responsibilities which make it difficult to add college to an already busy schedule. Most corporations (about 87%) offer some type of Read More …

Importance of Certificate Programs for Adult Learners

Journey of learning never stops at any age of life, start from the beginning or seeking excellent learning process at any stage of life, education has never been conferred for any age as it gives many ways to discover and analyze a person. If you Read More …

How to Teach Critical Thinking to Faculty Who Teach Adult Learners

Good morning colleagues! The goal of this article is to teach you the top 5 steps in how to teach critical and refractive thinking to adult learners at the college or university level. 1. CREDIBILITY: To teach adult learners, you have to have credibility. Adult Read More …

Characteristics of High School Learners

High school learners are qualitatively different than younger learners. You certainly can “teach an old dog new tricks” by understanding the cognitive and social characteristics of high school learners. Using the right instructional strategies to maximize the learning advantages and address the learning challenges of Read More …

Adult Guitar Lessons Review – Is it the Best Course For Adult Learners?

Many of us wonder wherever we are still old enough to learn playing a new music instrument and guitar looks like a far fetched dream. However, this Adult Guitar Lessons review will evaluate a course specifically designed for the older adult learners. This course will Read More …

Online Learning Meeting the Needs of Adult Learners

Adults interested in pursuing an advanced education are discovering increased opportunities because of the growth of online courses being offered by traditional and online colleges and universities. Adult learners are offered flexibility by taking online courses and many online universities develop online degree programs specifically Read More …

Total Physical Response for Adult Learners

1. Rationale People learn best when they are actively involved and understand the language they hear. It may be observed to happen even from babies. They internalize their first language in their communication with their parent. This conversation is called 'a language-body' conversation, as the Read More …

Why Adult Learners Do Not Finish Their Degrees

Only 7%, on average, of employees who are reimbursed for education actually take advantage of the Educational Assistance Benefit. Many of the working professionals who start a degree plan will not complete it. Why Adult Learners Don’t Finish Their Degrees o Employees needing to finish Read More …

Teaching Reading to English Language Learners

There is an increasing amount of English language learners represented in our schools for whom a unique approach to developing literacy is necessary. The development of literacy by English language learners (ELLs) includes all of the challenges implicit for English speaking children literacy attainments, and Read More …

Guided Reading – How to Modify Your Guided Reading Groups For English Language Learners

Avalos and her colleagues published an article in the December 2007 issue of the Reading Teacher that discussed how they modified guided reading groups (MGR) for English Language Learners (ELLs).  Certainly many of us follow a Balanced Literacy framework of Modeled Reading, Shared Reading, Guided Read More …