adults bring a great deal of experience into the learning environment, whicheducators can utilise as a resource. Adults expect to have a high degree of influence on what they are to be educated in and how they are to be educated. By undertaking distance learning requires the active participation of...
What must be stressed are the inherent
qualities of each method and the fact that no
one method is better than another. The effectiveness
of any method depends on the purpose
for and the circumstances under which it
is used. Nurses in the role of educators are
urged to take an...
learning is a natural response for children, yet it is the educator who directs what, when, and how a subject is learned.
Knowles analysis of andragogy is based on characteristics of adult learners that are different from the characteristics of the child learner. Knowles would contend that as a...
, pedandragogy. Pedandragogy
is based on constructivist learning theory, which suggests ways in whichlearners can become
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self-engaged along with the roles that teachers, instructors, and...
Instruction and Assessment Design
Amanda Laurel and Alicia Johnson
Dr. Loretta Samuel-Crosson
November 3, 2011
The purpose of this paper is to describe the characteristics of academic learners as well as explain how cognition and learninginfluences...
Roles of a Teacher
There are three main activities that small group teachers have to manage simultaneously:
• managing the group
• managing activities
• managing the learning.
In many small group teaching situations, the role of the teacher is that of facilitator of learning: leading...
ever focusing on the
characteristics of adult learning.
The need of your student is very important. In this regard, it is like whenever you give what belongs to adults to
children they will end up spoiling it. Therefore I will build my philosophy of education on the following roles as and
experiences to the learning environment. Educators can use this as a resource
Adults expect to have a high degree of influence on what they are to be educated for, and how they are to be educated
The active participation of learners should be encouraged in designing and implementing educational...
intervention” (2003 p. 62) by the facilitator.
Though the facilitator has a direct impact on the learner initially, part of the goal of transitional learning is to increase the learner’s ability to loose their dependency on the educator. The learner must be progressively taught how to take responsibility...
After completing this chapter, the reader will be able to
1. Identify the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial characteristics of learners that influencelearning at various stages of growth and development.
2. Recognize the role of the nurse as educator in assessing stage-specific...
healthcare personnel admit that they do not feel competent or confident with their teaching skills.
3) Personal characteristics of the nurse educator play an important role in determining the outcome of a teaching-learning interaction.
4) Low priority was often assigned to patient and staff...
) College Algebra syllabus What curriculum design(s) do you find? Do your schools support the problem – centered curriculum?
34. Curriculum Development Models These are based on a body of theory about teaching and learning. These are targeted to needs & characteristics of a particular group of learners...
cyberspace. This environmental change has caused educators to look
more closely at the way students’ best experience learning in the 21st century. Behaviorism and
constructivism are learning theories which stem from two philosophical schools of thought
which have influenced educators’ view of learning...
must exist in order for learning to take place: With this in mir^ip-humanistic educators should continue to find ways to mcorporate self-directed learning activities into online instruction while ensuring specific goals that attend to learner needs and interests. For example, students can conduct...
point. Subject matter is bought into the situation,
is put to work, when needed. Texts and teachers play a new and
secondary role in this type of education; they must give way to
the primary importance of the learners. (pp. 8–9)
On the other hand, the artistic stream, which seeks to discover...
codes from their upbringing and schooling which affect who they are as teachers and what they are able to learn in teacher education and in teaching. Helping teacher candidates examine critically their beliefs and values as they relate to teaching, learning and subject matter and form a vision of good...
based on prior knowledge, skills and experience. In progressive education, the learner plays a more active role in his or her own learning, so teachers focus on the characteristics of each learner in addition to the quality and scope of the academic content. The learners are seeing as children coming to...
-sufficient, and capable of self-direction no matter what the topic is.
Adult learners’ self-concept to learn often affects their own perception of their abilities. These perceptions most likely relate to such things as age, past learning experiences, or the subject itself. These perceptions can...
application of teacher beliefs that is persistent from situation to situation regardless of the content (Conti, 1998). Learner-Centered: An interactive learning process in which the learners are actively engaged in experiences and role of the teacher is to serve as a facilitator who is focused on...
, especially among Black learners.
• An investigation should be conducted to ascertain the qualifications of educators and
their relevance to the subjects they are teaching, especially in schools that are not
performing up to set standards.
• Future research should explore the ways in which the...