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.
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. Kelly McKenna is an Associate Professor in the Adult Education and Training Program in the School of Education at Colorado State University. She graduated with her Ph.D. in Educational Technology from the University of Northern Colorado. She also holds an M.Ed. in Education and Human Resources Studies with a Specialization in Adult Education and Training and a B.A., both from Colorado State University. Kelly’s research interests lie in the field of adult education, with research objectives aimed to support adult learners in their educational and occupational endeavors by creating optimal learning environments and facilitating successful student experiences. She focuses on distance education, the use of technology to enhance teaching and learning, and learning communities.