Sunday, 23 November 2008

Adult Education Articles


Adult Education Articles

Articles on adult education for adult learners, teachers, and other educators. "Adult education is the practice of teaching and educating adults. This is often done in the workplace, or through 'extension' or 'continuing education' courses at secondary schools, or at a College or University. The practice is also often referred to as 'Training and Development'. It has also been referred to as andragogy (to distinguish it from pedagogy)." Source: Wikipedia.

1: Adult Learning Disabilities (1.67/5)
by Patrick Hartell You have to deal with a number of issues if you have a learning disability, even if that disability was diagnosed in the childhood. The issues will be different and many more in adulthood than they were in your childhood years. Hence you will have to find new ways to cope with these challenges and issues posed by the learning disability. Most children plan on marrying, having children, and being a productive member of their society. If you have a learning disability, y

2: It Is Never To Late To Learn (1.67/5)
by Rose Mary There are people who do not pursue college education during their early days. For those who do, some of them do not continue with graduate education immediately after completing their first degree. These people have several reasons for not pursuing their studies at that time. Firstly, they may lack the financial support for their study. Secondly, they may not be able to meet the entrance criteria set by the college. Thirdly, they may lack the interest to study. Fourthly, the

3: Adult Learning Theory (0.00/5)
By Gabriel Rise It goes without saying that nowadays we are all confronted with an environment of continuous change and speedy shifts. Technology has altered the very nature of business and this had greatly influenced the employment market. Jobs requiring expertise and technical skills are growing in nearly every sector of the economy. The continuous change in what employees need to know and be able to handle suggests that learning, training and education will occur over the length of a car

4: 5 Reasons Why You Should Learn a Foreign Language (1.67/5)
During the modern age, with globalization at its height, knowing one or two secondary languages has become more than a simple feat of high class and intelligence but also a strict requirement in many occasions. Whether it’s for professional, social or personal reasons, learning at least one foreign language is a must for anyone that wants to keep his or her head up high in today’s society. Let’s take a focused look on 5 of the main reasons that should turn you towards learning a foreign language

5: Online education and the challenge of motivation (0.00/5)
by Timothy D. Arnold Getting an online education is both a very thrilling proposition and a challenging one as well. It is quite exciting to learn through a very new and non-traditional form of education and it offers a set of new challenges that would compel individuals to really immerse themselves in what they are doing. Unfortunately, even with an educational format as new as online education, the same old problems that plague students would usually crop up. The most common difficulty

6: Financial Aid Options For Adults Who Want To Continue Their Education (0.00/5)
By Gary Stuart Approximately 90 million adults in the United States are now enrolled in some kind of training or educational program. Four out of every ten college students are over twenty-five years of age. Another 800,000 take the General Educational Development (GED) test every year to earn high school diplomas. Adult education and re-training is a big trend! Some of the pressure to get more education is coming from a job market that demands up-to-date skills, especially in technology.

7: Facing Your Fears as an Adult Returning to School (Not Rated)
by Matt McAllister In case you hadn't noticed, career colleges aren't just for learning a vocational trade anymore. Nowadays, career colleges can help you obtain a Bachelor's, Master's, or even Doctorate Degree in just about any field of study, or they can even help you simply brush up on skills you might already have on your way to earning a certification or Associate's Degree. So while some career schools might still specialize in vocational trades like auto body repair, masonry or hair

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