Adult Learning Principles

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When designing education for adults, there are special considerations that will help the adult learner better grasp the content you are teaching.

This module will introduce you to those learning principles and elements of learning that will make your training more effective.

Method of participation: Online interactive activity, successful completion of post-test and evaluation.

Estimated time to complete this educational activity: 15 minutes

Release Date: March 25, 2019
Valid Thru: March 24, 2022

System Requirements
Participants who are interested in taking this eLearning course, please go to our system requirements page for more information and to test your computer and the network your computer will be on prior to registering for the class.


  • Identify the differences between an andragogical and pedagogical learner.
  • Explain Knowles’ six characteristics of adult learners and how to address those characteristics in the classroom.
  • List the four critical elements of learning and explain how to address those elements.


Melanie A Caughron


Mar 25, 2019 - Mar 24, 2022
9:00 AM - 11:55 PM
Mar 25, 2019 - Mar 24, 2022
Check-In Time
9:00 AM
0.25 - Contact Hours
Charlotte AHEC
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