ERIC is an online library of education research and information, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. Scenario-based learning, also known as problem -based learning, seeks to elevate the learner’s training outcomes from merely comprehension to analysis, synthesis, and application. Even more helpful is to interview the employees who are in the same job as learners, and discuss the problems they encounter on the job.
07_ chqxp 9/8/06 PM Page 5 Chapter One The Social Context of Adult Learning Learning, even self-directed learning, rarely occurs “in splendid isolation from the world in which the learner lives; it is inti- mately related to that world and affected by it” (Jarvis, , p. 11). Problems Faced by Working Adult Learners. PROBLEMS FACED BY WORKING ADULT LEARNERS Introduction There are many understanding of the term ‘adult learners’. Some said they are ‘nontraditional students’ and the others said they are ‘working students’. But in another way they also called as ‘part time’ students.
facing adult e-learners in organizations emerged, indicating seven categories of barriers: (1) dispositional, (2) learning style, (3) instructional, (4) organizational, (5) situational, (6) content-suitability, and (7) technological barriers. The emerging factors (barriers) were used as dependent variables. Table 1 indicates these seven factors. Questions to Understand Their Grasp of Technology. What is the comfort level of your target audience when it comes to using technology? Unless you know their knowledge and practical experience in using technology, all those interactive lessons (and lesson activities, e.g. social based) may go to waste.
The number of adult learners who participate in online learning has rapidly grown in the last two decades due to online learning's many advantages. problems-education -managerial. . The first problem faced by online distance learners is in balancing the combination of work and education. Most of the open and distance learner usually have many commitments and responsibilities that they must attend while doing their educational goals. Many of them are married, work full time and of course have children.