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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 16 A brief guide to adult learning

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Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988­2001 16 A brief guide to adult learning · ? Introduction from many perspectives; This new section provides training materials for · ? participatory learning. We plan to focus on a observations into logically sound theories; different topic for each issue. This article and, describes how adults learn and how this can be used to facilitate participatory learning. · ? decisions and solve problems. Learning is not usually an outcome of formal teaching. Instead it comes from a process of self-development through experience (Box 1). In almost every training situation, you will encounter a diverse group of people with different training needs. The learning approaches you use should cater to these different needs. BOX 1 HOW ADULTS LEARN · Adults are voluntary learners. They perform best when they have decided to attend a training session for a particular reason. They have a right to know why a Learning occurs best through active session is relevant or important to them. · involvement. This implies that the process of Adults have usually come with an intention to learn. If this motivation is not supported, learning (or training) matters more than the they will switch off or stop ...

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