Key Tips for Engaging Adult Learners

Duration 75 Mins
Level Intermediate
Webinar ID IQW19D0470

  • Importance of Motivation in Adult Learning
  • Include activities and assignments that encourage adult learners to explore
  • Consider the experience and educational background of the adult learners
  • Create useful and relevant learning experiences based on the age group and interests of your learners
  • Facilitate group discussions and integrate social media
  • Accommodate individual training based on interests and goals
  • Asking thought-provoking questions
  • Ask for feedback and give them the benefits of taking the course
  • Offer immediate feedback to allow adult learners to learn from mistakes

Overview of the webinar

Adult learners are fundamentally different in their methods of learning in comparison with children. The key is to accommodate these needs and work in a manner that is most effective and engaging for them. 

As a trainer, you must design and deliver training in a manner that can successfully motivate your audience - adult learners - to engage in the learning process. That’s exactly what you’ll learn in this webinar: key tips for engaging adult learners regardless of industry.

This webinar will also include examples for creating engaging and personalized professional learning opportunities for your teams and strategies for supporting adult learning.

Who should attend?

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Why should you attend?

Adults have the self-concept of being responsible for their own decisions and their own lives and consequently need to be considered by others as capable of self-direction. They need to know why they need to learn something before undertaking to learn it and how learning will be conducted, what learning will occur and why learning is important.

In order for adults to acquire new knowledge and skills, we must deliver training to meet their learning needs. It is important to know and understand the learner's expectations and needs through needs assessments. In this course, you will learn about the theories and methods to engage in Adult Learner.

Faculty - Mr.Harold Levy

U. Harold Levy is a national and international speaker, trainer, consultant and recognized expert on civil rights compliance issues, human resources, leadership and management. Mr. Levy has over 25 years of experience in the profession, most recently as the Eastern Regional Business Enterprise Analyst for the Department of General Services, Bureau of Minority and Women Business Opportunities. Some of Harold’s clients have included major pharmaceutical corporations, Police Departments, colleges and universities, and state and county government agencies.
 
Harold Levy has published several articles on topics relating to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action, Equity Issues, Student Recruitment and Retention, Civil rights and Human Resource Issues. A graduate of the Pennsylvania State University, Harold Levy has a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations, a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and is a certified Mediation Counselor. Mr. Levy is the recipient of many awards including the prestigious Administrative Service Award at the University of Minnesota Duluth, and the Tri-State Consortium of Opportunity Programs for New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
 
Mr. Levy is an adjunct Sociology at Northampton Community College and serves in several communities and professional organizations including Northampton County Human Relations Advisory Council on the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission; American Association for Affirmative Action and as President of the Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education

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