Learning Process Theory                 Elizabeth P. Burns                 Walden UniversityRichard W. Riley School of Edu...
Learning Objectives   Define Jarvis’ Learning Process    Theory.   Who influenced Jarvis Learning    Process.   The maj...
Introduction and Background               British scholar, researcher, and                speaker.               Profess...
Reflections              4
Right or Wrong Decision             Did the reflection             or situation lead             you to think you         ...
Change     Did your     reflection change     your behavior     and how you     now view the     world?                   ...
New LearningDid you learnsomething thatwould be usefullater in life?                         9
Role of the Adult LearnerAdults learn as a whole person.Adults bring prior knowledge, experience, and personal history.Adu...
Jarvis Learning Process   “is the combination of processes where the whole person    experiences social situations, in wh...
Who influenced Jarvis Learning Process               Model? David Kolbs Experiential Learning Theory Learning entails fo...
Four Elements of Kolbs Theory                                 13
Jarvis’s Learning Process Model   Built on foundation from Kolbs theory.   Begins with adult life experience or life sit...
Learning Process Chart                         15
Jarvis’ Three Stages of Learning   No-Learning   Non-Reflective learning   Reflective Learning                         ...
Non-Learning Stage   No learning takes place.   Only three responses:    – Presumption    – Non-consideration    – Rejec...
Non-Reflective Stage   Some learning occurs. The    person:    – experiences pre-      conscious    – practices the      ...
Reflective Learning Stage   The learner now reflects    on what has taken place.    Three types    -Contemplation    -Ref...
Reflective Stage – “Life Experience”                                       20
How does Jarvis Model relates to adult                 learners? Affects person positively or negatively . Person learns...
Role of the EducatorHelp adults make sense of daily life.Link explanations and illustrations.Link activities to experience...
Summary   Adult learning begins with an experience.   Learner senses have been transformed.   Learner advances to the n...
References (con’t)Merriam, S. B., Caffarella, R. S., & Baumgartner, L. M. (2007). Learning in adulthood: A comprehensive g...
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  • (Click video clip) Thought provoking clip----Reflecting on Life.
  • Engaging the audience:Say---after viewing the video clip, think about aLife Situation /Experience.Say--Take a moment and reflect on a time in your life when you were faced with a situation/experience that you were unprepared to handle. (20 to 30 sec.)
  • “Right or Wrong Decision”(Say) Did the reflection of situation/experience lead you to think you made the right or the wrong decision? (20 – 30 sec.)
  • “Emotions”(Say) How did you feel? What emotions did you feel from this reflection?(20-30 sec.)
  • “Change”(Say)Did your reflection change your behavior and how you now view the world? (20-30 sec.)
  • “New Learning”(Say)Did you learn something that would be useful later in life? (20-30 sec.)
  • Role of the adult learner:In this learning segment, we will explore the Peter Jarvis Learning Process Theory in which the whole person is engaged in assimilating and understanding information. When adults learn, they learn as a “whole person” in which the five senses (sound, smell, sight, taste, and touch) are part of the person’s learning process. Adults have a wealth of knowledge, with experience, and bring a history including present and future connections all of which contributes to the learning process. All of this helps us understand the “whys” of life including expected and unexpected situations. Once we understand why something is the way it is, weare able to make sense of life situations and decide whether or not it is beneficial for us.
  • Carter has died and Edward is speaking at his funeral---learned through experience or life altering situation.
  • Role of the EducatorExploring the role of experience in learning has a long history. We as educators continue to study or research the connections between adult learning and experience, and how to assistadults in both formal and informal setting so to capture the richness of learning from adult experiences (p. 185).Learning is about the continuing process of making sense of our everyday experiences (p. 425)Page 144-145 textOur concerns areHelp adults make sense of their daily lives.Link explanations and illustrations to adults previous or prior reservoir of knowledgeLink learning activities to adult learner’s current experiencesBe creative—create activities such as games, simulations, role-plays, etc. to help learnersmake critical reflection of assumptions
  • ReferencesInternational Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame. Retrieved February 12, 2013 from http://www.halloffame.outreach.ou.edu/1997/jarvis.html.Jarvis, P. (1987). Adult learning in the social context. New York: Croom Helm (Retrieved 3/7/2013 from www.adulteducation.wikibook.us/indexJarvis, P. (2006). Towards a comprehensive theory of human learning: Lifelong learning and the learning society (Vol. 1). London & New York: Routledge.Kolb, D. A. (1984). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Experiential_learning. Merriam, S. B., Caffarella, R. S., & Baumgartner, L. M. (2007). Learning in adulthood: A comprehensive guide (3rd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.Smith, M. K. (2001). “David A. Kolb on experiential learning.” The Encyclopedia of Informal Education. Retrieved 2/1/2013 from http://www.infed.org/biblio/b-explrn.htm
  • References (con’t)Picture retrieved from http://www2.surrey.ac.uk/politics/images/staffprofileimages/peter_jarvis.jpg on 3/20/2013.Video clips retrieved from www.movieclips.comon 3/29/2013. (The Bucket List from youtube
  • Peter jarvis burnse

    1. 1. Learning Process Theory Elizabeth P. Burns Walden UniversityRichard W. Riley School of Education and Leadership Adult Education Program 1
    2. 2. Learning Objectives Define Jarvis’ Learning Process Theory. Who influenced Jarvis Learning Process. The major components of the learning process. The three stages of learning. How Jarvis’ Process relate to adult learners & educators. 2
    3. 3. Introduction and Background  British scholar, researcher, and speaker.  Professor of Continuing Education in UK.  Adjunct Professor at University of Georgia.  Authored and edited 200 articles.  Critiqued more than 30 books. 3
    4. 4. Reflections 4
    5. 5. Life Situation Reflect on a time in your life when you were faced with a situation you were unprepared to handle.
    6. 6. Right or Wrong Decision Did the reflection or situation lead you to think you made the right or the wrong decision? 6
    7. 7. EmotionsWhat emotion(s) did you feel from this reflection? 7
    8. 8. Change Did your reflection change your behavior and how you now view the world? 8
    9. 9. New LearningDid you learnsomething thatwould be usefullater in life? 9
    10. 10. Role of the Adult LearnerAdults learn as a whole person.Adults bring prior knowledge, experience, and personal history.Adults understand the “whys” of life.Adults are able to make sense of life situations. 10
    11. 11. Jarvis Learning Process “is the combination of processes where the whole person experiences social situations, in which the content is transformed and integrated into the individuals biography resulting in a changed or more experienced person.” 11
    12. 12. Who influenced Jarvis Learning Process Model? David Kolbs Experiential Learning Theory Learning entails four elements: Concrete experience Observation and reflection Formation of abstract concepts Testing in new situation 12
    13. 13. Four Elements of Kolbs Theory 13
    14. 14. Jarvis’s Learning Process Model Built on foundation from Kolbs theory. Begins with adult life experience or life situation. Links the whole person. – mind, body, self, and life history Causes a disjuncture between persons biography and the experience. 14
    15. 15. Learning Process Chart 15
    16. 16. Jarvis’ Three Stages of Learning No-Learning Non-Reflective learning Reflective Learning 16
    17. 17. Non-Learning Stage No learning takes place. Only three responses: – Presumption – Non-consideration – Rejection 17
    18. 18. Non-Reflective Stage Some learning occurs. The person: – experiences pre- conscious – practices the experience – memorizes the experience or new information
    19. 19. Reflective Learning Stage The learner now reflects on what has taken place. Three types -Contemplation -Reflective -Experiential 19
    20. 20. Reflective Stage – “Life Experience” 20
    21. 21. How does Jarvis Model relates to adult learners? Affects person positively or negatively . Person learns new meaning of the world and events. Person has changed, become more experienced, more able to cope with life situations or problems. 21
    22. 22. Role of the EducatorHelp adults make sense of daily life.Link explanations and illustrations.Link activities to experiences.Be creative. 22
    23. 23. Summary Adult learning begins with an experience. Learner senses have been transformed. Learner advances to the next stage of lifelong learners. 23
    24. 24. ReferencesInternational Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame. Retrieved February 12, 2013 from http://www.halloffame.outreach.ou.edu/1997/jarvis.html.Jarvis, P. (1987). Adult learning in the social context. New York: Croom Helm (Retrieved 3/7/2013 from www.adulteducation.wikibook.us/indexJarvis, P. (2006). Towards a comprehensive theory of human learning: Lifelong learning and the learning society (Vol. 1). London & New York: Routledge.Jarvis, P. Retrieved from www.infed.org/biblio/b-explrn.htmKolb, D. A. (1984). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Experiential_learning. 24
    25. 25. References (con’t)Merriam, S. B., Caffarella, R. S., & Baumgartner, L. M. (2007). Learning in adulthood: A comprehensive guide (3rd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-BassPicture retrieved from http://www2.surrey.ac.uk/politics/images/staffprofileimages/p eter_jarvis.jpg on 3/20/2013.Video clips retrieved from www.movieclips.com on 3/29/2013. 25

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