Chapter 3 Leveraging Adult Learner Differences a

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LEVERAGING ADULT LEARNER DIFFERENCES
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Adult learners are; 1. Self directed 2. Want to learn at the “right” moment. 3. Most want to learn in a group 4. Self directed 5. Interested in “doing” not theory
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Build social networks Meet expectations Advance in their careers Be stimulated Help others Learn for its own sake
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Only 8% of what a person learn off-the job transfers back to the job in changed behavior. That is 92cents for every dollar spent on training is wasted??? SHOCKING !!
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Short term memory loss – after 48 hrs about 80% of what people hear is lost. Rarely are the supervisors and co-workers in the same training, so there is little support once individuals get back to their jobs.
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theories Appeal to as many senses as possible, since learners will tend to remember better when a variety of senses are involve.
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