Apr 26, 2013 · How To Motivate Adult Learners. Adults, unlike children, teenagers and students, in most cases, have a lot of things on their minds and your eLearning course is probably the last one of them. In addition, your adult learners don't see the rewards of their efforts as soon as they would expect, and giving them candy doesn't work as it works with children.Author: Christopher Pappas. Teaching adults can be very different from teaching children, or even students of traditional college age. Andrea Leppert, M.A., an adjunct instructor at Rasmussen College in Aurora/Naperville, IL, teaches speech communication to students seeking degrees. Many of her students are adults, and she has five key recommendations for other teachers of adult students.
Tips for Tutoring Adult Students. How do you effectively teach English to a struggling private student? What will you actually do for 60-120 minutes together? How will you make the lessons meaningful enough that your client feels satisfied and wants to retain you for future lessons? Encourage each student to take an active part of the tutoring session; there should be "equal time" for the student to talk or ask questions and it is sometimes easy to forget to stop and wait for questions to be formulated. Sometimes you need to wait in silence before a question gets asked. In some cultures a student does not ask questions.
Oct 03, 2014 · In this article, I'll highlight 11 adult learner tips that will give you the ability to engage and inspire adult learners, as well as to overcome the obstacles that are often associated with educating or training adult audiences.Author: Christopher Pappas. But don’t worry — many of our students have been there too. With more than 150 years focused on adult learners, and we’ve learned a few things about what works best for them along the way. These important tips specific to the adult learner experience can help make .