Adult Learning Theories: An Introduction (Statewide) - Webinar
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- This course on adult learning theories is designed to give ABE practitioners some theoretical frameworks for teaching and learning in adult basic and literacy education programs of all sorts. Practical applications for educators in all capacities (teachers, directors, support staff, etc) will be included and connections to standards and curriculum frameworks will be addressed. This course includes both face-to-face and distance learning opportunities. This course also qualifies towards the ABE license.
15 PDPs will be awarded with completion of pre- reading, full attendance and the completion of a project - Assigned reading prior to session 1 will be sent 2 weeks before 1st session
Details about participation in the Webinar will be provided at first session on 3/20.
- Apr 10, 2009 from 12:00 am to 12:00 am
- Registration Deadline
- Mar 13, 2009 at 5:00 PM
- ABE, ESOL, GED, Assessment, Community Planning, Counseling, Curriculum Development, Other Curriculum & Instruction
- Multi-session attendance required
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- Learning objectives
- Summarize key theories of (adult) learning
- Identify how differences in identity, socio-economic, cultural, political, organizational and other contextual factors affect adult learning
- Articulate a working philosophy of teaching and learning based on integration of adult learning theories.
- Understand how one’s personal learning style connects with adult learning theory to inform teaching and learning
- Describe in detail the specifics of at least one adult learning theory and develop practical applications, including how the theory might be used to address learning disabilities
- Identify how differences in identity, socio-economic, cultural, political, organizational and other contextual factors affect adult learningArticulate a working philosophy of teaching and learning based on integration of adult learning theories.
- Mev Miller
- Presenters Bio
- Dr. Mev Miller (formerly of SABES SE) is the founder and director of WE LEARN (Women Expanding Literacy Education Action Resource Network). As a trainer, educator, and facilitator in a diverse array of ABE projects, she has many years of experience with participatory practices. Her doctoral degree is in critical pedagogy with a strong base in adult learning/education.
- Host RSC
- Southeast Massachusetts Region