EDLE 9004 Teaching the Adult Learner 3/0/3
Prerequisite: EDFD 7001
This course examines theories of adult learning and practical application in the adult education process. Students will gain an understanding of andragogy and the contemporary adult education movement. Exploration of the six principles of andragogy will occur and include the: (1) learner's need to know, (2) self-concept of the learner, (3) prior experience of the learner, (4) readiness to learn, (5) orientation to learning, and (6) motivation to learn.