Adult learning - ADULT LEARNING ADULT We are not training children and adults learn differently than kids THE FOCUS OF LEARNING IS TO PRODUCE TO

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ADULT LEARNING ADULT LEARNING We are not training children and adults learn differently than kids
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THE FOCUS OF LEARNING IS THE FOCUS OF LEARNING IS TO PRODUCE TO PRODUCE Change This change must be long-lasting The change can be in behavior, attitude or thinking - or some combination of the three
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Learning Principles Learning Principles Contiguity – training must occur with what you want them to do – example: if they need to identify an object on sight – do not train them on how the object ‘feels’ to the touch. Repetition - repeating events in an association increases the strength of the association. Reinforcement - a behavior followed by a pleasurable consequence is likely to be repeated.
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Learning Principles (cont’d) Learning Principles (cont’d) Social-cultural learning principles – these are many and varied, but very important to learning. Example – in some cultures ‘feedback’ is not accepted.
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Robert Gagne was a ‘giant’ in Robert Gagne was a ‘giant’ in the field of instructional the field of instructional design.
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course MGMT 738 taught by Professor Wagner during the Spring '11 term at Wisc Whitewater.

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Adult learning - ADULT LEARNING ADULT We are not training children and adults learn differently than kids THE FOCUS OF LEARNING IS TO PRODUCE TO

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