Education in Practice: Highlight of Research
- This site introduces key components for designing instruction with
the adult learner in mind. Topics include “learning environment”,
“teaching methods and course structure”. Although the
topics are only briefly described, more in-depth information is available
through embedded links and a partially annotated bibliography.
Psyc Central: Higher Education: Teaching Methods for Adult Learners
- Provides a comprehensive list of links ranging from Common Teaching
Methods to Modes of Teaching and Learning.
(Teaching Methods and Techniques) and Learning
- Created by Roger Hiemstra, Professor and Chair, Emeritus, Syracuse
University, this site contains selections from books, speeches and
workshops as well as teaching tips.
and Answers on Adult Education
- Discussion of popular teaching techniques used in adult education.
Characteristics of Highly Effective Adult Learning Programs
- Explores research-based principles of effective learning for adults.
Adults: Is it Different? Myths and Realities. ERIC/ACVE No. 21
- A brief article supporting the idea that adults do learn differently
than children. An extensive list of references is provided.
Style vs. Learning Style. Bettina Lankard Brown.
- An interesting article focusing on the influences of teaching. The
article looks at the pairing of educator’s behavior reflecting
the needs of the students. The article also looks at how learning
is affected by the teaching behaviors of educators.
Teaching Tips Index Honolulu Community College
- Although a guidebook developed by the Faculty Development Committee
to assist teachers with regulations and policies, this site also offers
information on teaching adult learners. Sections include how people
learn, course design, motivating students, teaching techniques, and