Adult Learning Styles

Course Code: 01-03-EC23

Good trainers know the subject matter they are going to present, but equally important is their understanding of how to incorporate adult learning theory and principles in their training. By recognizing different learning styles, trainers can adjust their teaching methods to ensure that all participants understand the material being presented. This helps students retain more knowledge and apply it to their work. Additionally, it helps adults feel more engaged, leading to greater satisfaction with the learning experience. This course is designed to teach you about learning styles, adult learning theory, and creating training that addresses the needs of all participants.

Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe how adults learn best.
  • Assess learning styles.
  • Incorporate adult learning principles in your training.
  • Create training that addresses all learning styles.

Competencies Covered: Teaching/training, verbal communication

Intended Audience: Public sector employees