What is this Course About?
In this course you will explore the fundamental principles of adult learning and how to use these principles to design impactful training programs. The adult learning principles covered are based on industry standards, proven best practices.
This course has three major focus areas. First, a set of adult learning principles that are widely used by instructional designers. Next, how to apply the principles to create an active learning experience. Finally, some common learning barriers and show you how an understanding of adult learners can help you overcome these challenges
What are some “key concepts “I will learn?
- Pedagogy Theory
- Andragogy Theory
- Common Learning Barriers
- Intrinsic Motivation
- Readiness to Learn
- Skill Building
- Reflective Observation
- Four Stages of Learning
How do I know that this course is what I need?
The primary purpose of this course is to show you how to apply Adult Learning Principles to the Instructional Design Process. However, you might still find this course provides helpful insight if your role involves delivering classes or facilitating one on one training.
The course content is based on training industry standards developed by the Association for Talent Development, or ATD.
What will you achieve during this course?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
- Apply adult learning theory to instructional design
- Incorporate adult learning concepts to training programs in new and effective ways
- Use your creativity and intuition to effectively infuse adult learning theories
- Identify a set of practical concepts that you can apply to your own training programs
- Observe how well your ideas work through an ongoing process of trial and error
How will I know what to do?
The course is designed to help you guide yourself from start to finish. If you are unfamiliar with online training course navigation, then watch this short video.