Principles for the Teacher of Adults

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The teacher of adults has a different job from the one who teaches children. If you’re teaching adult students, for the best results it’s important to understand and practice five principles espoused by Malcolm Knowles, a pioneer in the study of adult learning. He observed that adults learn best when:

  1. They understand why something is important to know or do.
  2. They have the freedom to learn in their own way.
  3. Learning is experiential.
  4. The time is right for them to learn.
  5. The process is positive and encouraging.

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