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EDUC340 - Adult Learning Theory

Course Details

Course Code: EDUC340 Course ID: 3596 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course provides students with a foundation in theoretical and practical aspects of adult learning. The course begins with comparing and contrasting adult learning (andragogy) to learning among children and adolescents (pedagogy). Examination of various theorists, theories, and practitioners; technology integration rationales; and application of theories to practice in online, face-to-face, and hybrid environments prepares students to plan, teach, and evaluate adult learning.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After you have completed this course, you should be able:

1. Evaluate theories of learning from various fields.
2.. Analyze major adult learning theories.
3. Apply adult learning theories.
4. Analyze how theory informs instructional decisions about integrating technology into adult education environments
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.