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Adult Learning: Theory to Practice

Discover everything you ever wanted to know about adult learning.

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.

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On Demand
Credits: CEU 0.15
Level: Informed
Role(s): HR/OD Professional More
Language(s): English
Capability Area(s): Learning Sciences More

Pricing

$195
Member
$245
Non-member
Course Info

Distilling theory and research to the basics gives you the language you need to talk to colleagues and stakeholders about developing and maintaining powerful adult learning experiences. Understanding examples of proper application of theory and reflecting on course concepts helps you decide how those concepts could be applied in real-life scenarios.

In this course you will learn how to apply adult learning theory to the creation of meaningful learning experiences

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Distilling theory and research to the basics gives you the language you need to talk to colleagues and stakeholders about developing and maintaining powerful adult learning experiences. Understanding examples of proper application of theory and reflecting on course concepts helps you decide how those concepts could be applied in real-life scenarios.

In this course you will learn how to apply adult learning theory to the creation of meaningful learning experiences

WHY SHOULD I ATTEND?

  • Discover what motivates adults and how adult learning differs from the traditional academic model.
  • Apply new theoretical knowledge to real-world problems.
  • Define key terms and theories related to adult learning.

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What You Will Learn
  • Describe adult learning.
  • Define key terms and theories related to adult learning.
  • Explain core principles of adult learning.
  • Identify the benefits of applying adult learning theory.
  • Apply adult learning principles to real settings.
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Theory to Practice

No matter what role you play in your organization, if you assist others in learning, the foundations of adult learning theory are important. Watch this video to learn more about the content covered in this course.

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Adult Learning Certificate

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COURSE TOPICS
Core Concepts of Adult Learning
Malcolm Knowles introduced the idea of adult learning theory in his seminal work entitled The Adult Learner, which was written 1973. In this topic, you will explore this theory.
Adult Learning Theory and Principles
In this topic, we will look more closely at specific learning theories and how they inform our practice.
Moving From Theory to Practice
Adult learning theory isn’t just a set of academic ideas. Applying adult learning theory has real practical benefits, which will be discussed in this topic.
Who Should Attend

New learning professionals or others who are not familiar with the theory behind common practices in adult learning. 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: Informed
Roles: HR/OD Professional, Instructional Designer
Language: English
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ATTENDANCE

On Demand

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

1.5 learning hours

0.15 CEUs awarded

This program is eligible for 1.5 professional development hours or recertification points from the ATD Certification Institute (ATD CI) for the APTD or CPTD credential.

This program has been approved for 1.5 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

This program is valid for 1.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrm.org/certification.

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