Processes and methods including helping theories used by adult learning facilitators. This course is designed to introduce participants to the processes and methods used by adult learning facilitators. The purpose of this course is to introduce or reintroduce the adult educator, community educator, community college instructor, or trainer to the strategies and competencies needed to deliver a training or education program.
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate (GR) OR Professional (PR)
Textbooks and Materials
- Seven Ways of Learning: A Resource for More Purposeful, Effective, and Enjoyable College Teaching
Davis, J.R. & Arend, B.D.
- Enhancing Adult Motivation to Learn: A Comprehensive Guide to Teaching All Adults, 4th Ed.
R. J. Wlodkowski and M. Ginsberg
- Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th Ed. (2020)
American Psychological Association
- Sit and Get Won't Grow Dendrites - OPTIONAL, 2nd Ed. (2012)
Marcia L. Tate
Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.
Students are encouraged to use the spriral bound copy of the APA manual: ISBN: 1-4338-0562-6
Dr. Leann M.R. Kaiser is an associate professor in the School of Education, Adult Education and Training Specialization at Colorado State University. She graduated from the University of Wyoming with her Ph.D. in Adult and Post Secondary Education. She also holds a B.S. from the University of Wyoming and an M.S. from Arizona State University, both in outdoor education/recreation. Leann's research interests encompass adult teaching and learning theory, transformational learning and distance student educational experiences. Leann has taught in the fields of adult education and outdoor education at the post-secondary level since 2001. Additional professional experiences include work in natural resource education programming and public land management.