Recent Perspective: Providing Deep Learning through Active Engagement of Adult Learners in Blended Courses

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Malcolm Knowles [1] indicates that adult learners are most likely to be actively engaged in learning when they are given some choice and control over the learning process. When the curriculum relates to the adult learner’s interests, is individualized, and authentic; the adult learner becomes actively engaged in the process by making a ‘psychological investment’ in learning. Teaching a blended course presents certain challenges for the instructor when creating lessons to actively engage adult learners. This paper discusses how active … Continue reading “Recent Perspective: Providing Deep Learning through Active Engagement of Adult Learners in Blended Courses”