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Adult Online Learning Principles 
designing engaging interactive online learning for 
adults
presenter 
Jim Yupangco 
VP, Customer Experience
overview 
 about Lambda Solutions 
 pedagogy vs andragogy 
 limitations 
 process differences 
 from pedagogy to andr...
about Lambda Solutions 
 working with Moodle since 2003 
 develop and contribute to the Moodle community 
 150+ Moodle ...
our clients 
Government 
Healthcare 
Education 
Compliance 
Corporate
if you build it… 
they will come
pedagogy vis-a-vis androgogy 
pedagogy 
 “leading children” 
 teacher – defines what, 
how, when 
 student is passive 
...
limitations of pedagogic approach 
not supportive 
of differences 
in learning 
styles
pedagogy vis-a-vis androgogy 
andragogy 
 introduced by Malcolm 
Knowles 
 “an emerging technology for 
adult learning” ...
process differences
active passive 
from pedagogy to andragogy 
Lecture 
Reading 
Audio-Visual 
Demonstration 
Discussion Group 
Practice by D...
principles of adult learning 
adult learners… 
 need to know why they should learn; 
 use experience as a resource; 
 f...
applying the principles 
adult learners need to know why they should 
learn and be ready for it 
 state this at the begin...
applying the principles 
adult learners need to use experience as a resource 
for additional learning 
 when appropriate,...
applying the principles 
adult learners focus on life-centered, task-centred 
or problem-centred activities 
 complement ...
applying the principles 
adult learners learn best when they practice and 
work with new knowledge 
 “repetitio est mater...
applying the principles 
adult learners learn best when it is familiar 
 start lessons with something familiar 
to build ...
applying the principles 
adult learners prefer different senses for learning 
 Use a variety of delivery methods to 
ensu...
applying the principles 
adult learners self-directed and see their own 
progress 
 facilitate rather than dictate; avoid...
attention span & retention
attention span & retention 
90/20/8 
 “no module ...ever runs more than ninety 
minutes, the pace is changed at least eve...
upcoming webinars 
 Totara LMS for the Workplace 
 Thursday, September 26th, 11:00 am -12.00 pm 
Pacific 
 Fundamentals...
about this presentation 
For more information visit www.lambdasolutions.net
Designing Engaging Online Learning for Adults
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This webinar delivered the key principles of online learning and provided best practice examples for course development and design. Intended for educators, trainers and subject matter experts who are developing online learning programs and courses.

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Designing Engaging Online Learning for Adults

  1. 1. Adult Online Learning Principles designing engaging interactive online learning for adults
  2. 2. presenter Jim Yupangco VP, Customer Experience
  3. 3. overview  about Lambda Solutions  pedagogy vs andragogy  limitations  process differences  from pedagogy to andragogy  principles of adult learning  applying the principles  attention span & retention
  4. 4. about Lambda Solutions  working with Moodle since 2003  develop and contribute to the Moodle community  150+ Moodle installations hosted & supported  managed hosting, application support, custom development & integration
  5. 5. our clients Government Healthcare Education Compliance Corporate
  6. 6. if you build it… they will come
  7. 7. pedagogy vis-a-vis androgogy pedagogy  “leading children”  teacher – defines what, how, when  student is passive  learner need has a “need to know” relationship  Promotes dependency
  8. 8. limitations of pedagogic approach not supportive of differences in learning styles
  9. 9. pedagogy vis-a-vis androgogy andragogy  introduced by Malcolm Knowles  “an emerging technology for adult learning”  science of helping adults learn  learner focused approach – emphasis on self-direction and personal responsibility
  10. 10. process differences
  11. 11. active passive from pedagogy to andragogy Lecture Reading Audio-Visual Demonstration Discussion Group Practice by Doing Teach others/Immediate Use 5% 10% 20% 30% 50% 75% 90% *Adapted from National Training Laboratories. Bethel, Maine
  12. 12. principles of adult learning adult learners…  need to know why they should learn;  use experience as a resource;  focus on life-, task-, and problem-centered learning activities  learn best as they practice and work with new knowledge  learn best when it is familiar  prefer different senses for learning  self-directed and see their own progress
  13. 13. applying the principles adult learners need to know why they should learn and be ready for it  state this at the beginning of the lesson and its relevance to their job  let them recognize the gap between what they know and what they need to know
  14. 14. applying the principles adult learners need to use experience as a resource for additional learning  when appropriate, prompt learners to share experience relevant to the topic – becomes a learning opportunity  sharing process establishes a healthy learning environment and “readiness to learn”
  15. 15. applying the principles adult learners focus on life-centered, task-centred or problem-centred activities  complement discussion concepts with case studies that illustrate them
  16. 16. applying the principles adult learners learn best when they practice and work with new knowledge  “repetitio est mater studiorum”  use new ideas repeatedly through practical exercises & case studies
  17. 17. applying the principles adult learners learn best when it is familiar  start lessons with something familiar to build on; expand as lesson progresses  sequence material properly
  18. 18. applying the principles adult learners prefer different senses for learning  Use a variety of delivery methods to ensure learners’ learning style is supported during the lesson
  19. 19. applying the principles adult learners self-directed and see their own progress  facilitate rather than dictate; avoid talking down to learners  provide opportunities for learners to assess their progress throughout the lesson
  20. 20. attention span & retention
  21. 21. attention span & retention 90/20/8  “no module ...ever runs more than ninety minutes, the pace is changed at least every twenty minutes, and we try to find a way to involve people in the content every eight minutes."  increase retention with redundancy
  22. 22. upcoming webinars  Totara LMS for the Workplace  Thursday, September 26th, 11:00 am -12.00 pm Pacific  Fundamentals in Competency Training Wednesday, October 9th, 11:00 am -12.00 pm Pacific
  23. 23. about this presentation For more information visit www.lambdasolutions.net

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