In the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy’s (NCSALL’s) Review of Adult Learning and Literacy, Volume 7, Cristine Smith and Marilyn Gillespie, in the chapter entitled “Research on Professional Development and Teacher Change: Implications for Adult Basic Education,” the author’s discuss the role of both K-12. Nov 12, 2015 · To encourage a culture that values knowledge and growth, develop professional development formats that support adult learning theory. Creating learning communities, peer coaching, collaborative action research and live lesson observations all support the principles of adult learning. To stand in front of a group of educators and demonstrate a learning strategy is not an assignment [ ].
/ Professional Development / Characteristics of Adult Learners. While the basic principles of teaching and learning apply to both teaching youth and teaching adults, there are key differences when working with each group. To facilitate the learning process for adults, it is important to understand the characteristics of adult learners, the. The Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development has now made it even easier to experience learning through CPD - Continuing Professional Development. CPD is a process by which you manage your own professional knowledge and skills on an on-going basis. CPD gives you the opportunity to record, review and reflect on your learning.
May 08, 2013 · Adult Learners' Traits. Self-direction Adults feel the need to take responsibility for their lives and decisions and this is why it’s important for them to have control over their learning.Therefore, self-assessment, a peer relationship with the instructor, multiple options and initial, yet subtle support are all Author: Christopher Pappas. NCFL provides professional development for adult educators in both face-to-face and online formats. These professional growth opportunities are centered around supporting instructors with strategies to maximize their effectiveness as they help adult learners upgrade their skills, earn a high school equivalency credential, and successfully transition to postsecondary education and the workplace.
Robert Kegan is a psychologist who teaches, researches, writes, and consults about adult development, adult learning, and professional development. His work explores the possibility and necessity of ongoing psychological transformation in adulthood; the fit between adult capacities and the hidden. CASAS Online; AEL Professional Development Course Offerings. Please see below for professional development offerings and registration. In order to earn professional development (PD) hours, attendance is required for 100% of the time scheduled.
Professional Development Programs Yvonne D. Trotter In education, change is inevitable. Teachers arc constantly learning, growing and adapting to new techniques, new content standards and new curriculums. Adult development theories pro-vide a framework for understanding how adult learners are different from younger learners. Sep 18, 2014 · I frequently meet teacher leaders and coaches who ask for tips on giving professional development (PD). Their expansive job descriptions include delivering professional development, and yet they feel unsure of how to do this. I respond by validating these feelings: Facilitating adult learning is Author: Elena Aguilar.