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Adult Learning: Motivating and Engaging Learners

Create powerful learning experiences that command your learners’ attention.

This on-demand e-learning course is available online immediately after purchase. Within the course you will have the opportunity to view video and animations, interact with content, and reflect on your learning. You will have access to the course(s) for 12 months from your registration date.

Self-Paced
Self-Paced
Credits: CEU 0.1
Level: Foundational
Role(s): Instructional Designer More
Language(s): English

Pricing

$195
Member
$245
Non-member
Course Info

Discover the defining characteristics of adult learners and the factors that influence their motivation and engagement. This course provides real-life scenarios for you to work through, and occasions to reflect on the way in which these concepts can support you as a learning professional. Learn best practices for gaining the interest of your learners and maintaining it throughout the learning experience. This course will teach you how to use the principles of adult learning to create exciting... Read More

Discover the defining characteristics of adult learners and the factors that influence their motivation and engagement. This course provides real-life scenarios for you to work through, and occasions to reflect on the way in which these concepts can support you as a learning professional. Learn best practices for gaining the interest of your learners and maintaining it throughout the learning experience. This course will teach you how to use the principles of adult learning to create exciting formal and informal learning.

WHY SHOULD I ATTEND?

  • Explore the options available for training in the workplace and when to select one option over another.
  • Become familiar with factors that influence learning motivation in adults and uncover strategies to keep them engaged.
  • Apply methods that motivate and engage adult learners.

This course is part of the Adult Learning Certificate program. Enroll in the full certificate program to gain a comprehensive mastery of planning, designing, and developing impactful learning for an adult audience, or decide later after taking this course whether to pursue the certificate. Read Less

What You Will Learn
  • Identify factors that influence how adult learners are engaged and motivated to learn.
  • Describe the use of learning options and environments.
  • Describe motivating factors that influence learning options and environments.
  • Describe methods that support learning engagement.
  • Apply methods that motivate and engage adult learners.
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Adult Learning: Everything You Need to Know

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Motivating and Engaging Learners

What does it take to motivate and engage adult learners? Watch this video to learn more about the content covered in this course.

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Adult Learning Certificate

Reach your adult learners where they are with best practices and proven techniques.

COURSE TOPICS
Adult Learner Characteristics
In order to motivate and engage learners, you need to know who they are.
Designing Learning Content
Choices you make when designing learning attend to motivation and encourage engagement.
What Four Factors Influence Learning Motivation?
Four key factors influence adults' motivation to learn.
How Do We Support Individual Learners?
Once learners are motivated to pursue a learning experience, what can you do to keep them engaged to continue?
Applying Motivation and Engagement Strategies
Use what you have learned throughout this course to help a fellow learning professional.
Who Should Attend

New learning professionals or others who seek strategies for engaging learners and keeping them motivated. This could include instructional designers or trainers, but also managers responsible for individuals’ learning or subject matter experts who have been asked to help others learn.

Anyone responsible for creating, supporting, or leading learning experiences for an adult audience will benefit from the foundational concepts in this program. This may include trainers, facilitators, instructional designers, academic educators, community educators, consultants, coaches, and beyond. This program is also applicable if you are not a full-time learning professional but a practitioner or manager who is responsible for developing team members or transferring your knowledge through learning opportunities.

Level: Foundational
Roles: Instructional Designer, Trainer
Language: English
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Things To Know

ATTENDANCE

Self-Paced

Full completion of the program within the one-year access period is mandatory in order to receive CEUs. Participants who complete all aspects of the program will see their completion status reflected on their transcript in the ATD Learning Portal.

If applicable, a certificate will be issued to you through the ATD Learning Portal at the end of the program.

CREDITS

0.1 CEUs awarded

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