Explore the teaching and learning transaction, from the learner's perspective, by researching and reflecting on both the current literature and your own experiential understanding of how adults learn. Come prepared to learn about yourself as a learner and to develop new sensitivities to the diversity in styles and needs through interaction with your classmates and the instructor.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Demonstrate understanding of how adults learn
- Recognize the role of experience in adult learning
- Identify assumptions and elements that influence adults as learners
- Identify adult learning styles, cycles of learning, strategies and approaches to adult learning
- Appreciate attitudes and contexts of adult learners
Students should expect to spend five to seven hours on coursework each week.
Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online
It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course, by telephone, if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.
Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)
- Certificate in Adult Learning specializing in Adult and Community Education : Core Courses
- Certificate in Adult Learning specializing in Career and Academic Advising : Core Courses
- Certificate in Adult Learning specializing in e-Learning : Core Courses
- Certificate in Adult Learning specializing in Workplace Learning : Core Courses