Read Part 1 of Adult Learning on making connections. Learning Design Strategies Transmission – Daniel Pratt and Associates (2005) [1] have identified five overarching approaches to adult teaching and learning that are also helpful for designers to consider. Perhaps the most familiar is the transmission perspective which focuses on the effective delivery of content. Although the value…

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Although theories of adult learning seemed to blossom in the 1960s, at least in the West, leading to learning designations such as formal, informal, and non-formal [1], self-directed [2], and andragogical [3], researchers confess that “historically, there have always been an interlocking of adult learning needs with the social contexts in which they occur.” [4] This suggests that ideas surrounding adult…

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