Adult learners

Creating effective training for adults is no easy task. This is because it requires an understanding of their unique characteristics and tailoring the training accordingly. Unlike children, adults approach training with a different motivation and perspective. Adults (andragogy learning theory) take up training for different reasons – improving job skills or work performance, pursuing a passion, or acquiring new information. What is an adult learner? More than the obvious difference in their overall ages, adult learners have a different mindset than their younger counterparts. First and foremost is their reason for learning. Adult learners primarily study in connection with their … Continue reading Adult learners