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COABE2023 Presentations and Materials

Presentation # 1 Research-based Strategies to Maximize Adult Student Engagement, Learning, and Performance on Standardized Testing: Download the handout here. Presentation # 2 How to Move Adult Ed Programs from Good to Great for Learners’ Benefits: Download the handout here. Presentation# 3 Leveraging Differentiated Instruction (DI) to Develop Instructors and Increase Adult Students’Engagement and Learning: Download […]

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Factors that Motivate Adults to Learn

Studies show that successful learning depends on the learner’s motivation. Therefore, motivating learners is the key to effective teaching. Unfortunately, little effort is made to motivate adults to learn, according to Olusegun Agboola Sogunro (Ph.D.). In his 2014 study, “Motivating Factors for Adult Learners in Higher Education,” Sogunro focuses on the factors that drive adult

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Top Motivating Factors for Adult Learners

The UK National Adult Learning Survey (2010) noted that adult learners are more motivated than other groups to further learning. However, researcher Olusegun Agboola Sogunro (Ph.D.) pointed out that not much is done to motivate adults in the classroom.   In his  2014 study, “Motivating Factors for Adult Learners in Higher Education,” Sogunro collected data from

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Effective Online Methods to Teach Adult Learners

Teaching is a complex process, particularly when the learners are adults. Another complication is teaching in an online environment. It can be difficult to traverse the endless teaching methods out there, find the most effective ones to engage your adult learners, and deliver your objectives in an impactful way online. As an educator, taking advantage

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9 Time-Saving Strategies that Make Teachers’ Lives Easier

Teaching is a hard job. So, time-saving teaching strategies are indispensable to teachers’ success. I have been a teacher for over 18 years, both abroad and in the US. So I know and hang out with lots of fellow teachers. One of the top issues we all agree upon is that paper grading, lesson planning

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How to Foster Adult Students’ Participation in Hybrid Classes

Whether classes are conducted online or in-person, getting learners to participate can be challenging. Hybrid classes prove a different kind of challenge. These allow learners to enjoy the convenience of online classes combined with the richer, more in-depth learning experience from in-person sessions. These hybrid classes generally involve students attending the main part of the

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How to Foster Students’ Participation in Online Discussions

With more classes than ever being conducted online, educators face new challenges to make the virtual space as engaging and inviting as possible. In the absence of physical activity, it makes sense that there should be a greater emphasis on discussion and presentation. Discussions are always interesting, but how exactly do you foster students’ participation

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5 Ways to Keep Adult Learners Engaged

Teaching adult learners can be extremely rewarding. Adults are generally more intrinsically motivated and have longer attention spans. Having a classroom full of adult learners in front of you means that you are working with a group who is learning by choice, thus, you don’t have to worry about behavioral issues or low motivation. With

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5 Ways to Check and Assess Adult Learners’ Comprehension

Educators love working with highly motivated adult learners, but how can you make sure your adult students are actually making progress? We use a variety of assessment methods to find out just that. Formative assessment is beneficial to both teachers and students, providing insights into the students’ cognitive process and highlighting areas that need further

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Ways to Promote Critical Thinking in the Adult Ed Classroom

Critical thinking is the key to learning. It helps us analyze and process new information, make decisions, and ask important questions. When students exercise critical thinking, they make connections and evaluate information through a series of lenses. Adults face situations that require critical thinking every day. You don’t need to teach them how to think

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