Dec 03, 2023  
2019-2020 Van Loan Catalog 
2019-2020 Van Loan Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OM 514 - Learning Environments & Concepts

This course examines the unique nature of the adult learner in higher education. Students will answer the questions: How do I learn best as an adult? Do adults learn differently from children and adolescents? Emphasis will be placed upon theories of and ragogy and practices of teaching and learning with adults. Students will answer the questions: What are some theories about how adults learn? Who is an adult? What do these theories suggest for teaching adults? In what ways can an understanding of adults and how they learn be applied in practice as an adult learner or as an educator of adults?

Credits: 3