Excerpts from my keynote speech delivered at the Alpha Sigma Lambda honor society for adult students at Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL. May 6, 2016
I am honored to be here to talk to you about one of my favorite topics – adult learning. Continue reading
This post is provided by guest blogger, Nicole Fischer, CNMT, graduate student University of St. Francis, MS Training and Development program
There are many pathways that learners can take to fulfill knowledge gaps related to personal interests as well as professional endeavors. While much value is still placed on traditional face to face lectures, the implementation of innovative teaching strategies Continue reading
Check out my session from the Association for Continuing Higher Education (ACHE) 2015 national annual conference held this year in St. Louis, MO. Thank you to all who attended the session! Continue reading
This post is co-written by Bonnie J. Covelli and Iyana Mason.
Are You An Authentic Leader?
Businessman and author Bill George popularized the theory, authentic leadership, by reflecting on his success in the business world spanning 30 years with his publications, Continue reading
The University of St. Francis has been a leader in providing prior learning credit to students, particularly adult students. The Prior Learning Assessment Program offers a way for earning credit granted for verifiable college–level learning acquired through life or work experiences that can be documented in a portfolio and is equivalent to a college Continue reading
This post is provided by guest blogger, N. Heidi Hess, current student in the MS Training and Development program
Earlier this year I was introduced to the idea of nano-learning. One of the biggest challenges we face in learning is simply time. How do we find time or even make time for learning? How do we sell stakeholders on investing time into training? Nano-learning may offer some solutions. Continue reading
Is adult education the formal classes hosted by institutions of higher education and for-profit training centers? Or is it the other side where informal training experiences help advance knowledge and cognitive understanding in a particular subject matter? Continue reading
10 Strategies to be Successful as an Online Student
“1. Avoid procrastination.
2. Plan & organize weekly coursework. Continue reading
6 keys to reaching and teaching adult students
Whenever I talk about training adults, there are really two questions that need to be answered before you can begin diving into the topic: Who are the students, and do you really need to teach adults differently? Continue reading
Foundations of Adult Education and Training: 7 Definitions
When does adult education really begin? In our 20’s? 40’s? 60’s? Or is the foundation for adult education and training built earlier in our life, possibly as early as our grammar school days? Continue reading