experienceTraining plays an important role in the success of any organization that wants to succeed in this technological world. For learners to really absorb and retain information, they need motivation. This is easier said than done. Training adults can be a challenge, particularly in the likes of office procedures and safety regulations. Below are a few ways in which we can encourage and enhance the adult learning process.
Adults are keener to absorb new information if they know the reason behind it. Adult Education Courses explains the benefits to them and to the organization will more likely get them complete the training.
Respect Experience
Adults have a wealth of knowledge with them so gauge them first before sending them on lengthy training sessions. Assess their prior knowledge and expertise in the area. Once evaluated, training can fill the gaps.
Adults have the need to be self-directed. When they feel as though they are facilitating their learning experience they are more likely to feel motivated and to push themselves in order to attain a higher average.
Effective learning takes place when an adult participates in the learning process, this is compared to just sitting on the sidelines and listening to long lectures. An environment in which everybody feels comfortable to participate is important in this regard.
For APC’s elearning services, click here.