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Adult Ed Research
Jamie

Developing Soft Skills in Adult Learners

In recent years, companies have been increasing their use of machines and automation to cut costs and increase efficiency and accuracy.  As a result, there has been more demand for soft skills in the workforce. Soft skills refer to the

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Teaching GED Math
Jamie

Helping Your Learners Master the GED Math Test

Obtaining a General Educational Development (GED) credential is a significant achievement that can open doors to higher education and better job opportunities. However, the GED Math test is one component that can be challenging for many test-takers. Anxiety and understanding

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Adult Ed Research
Jamie

The Importance of Peer Engagement to Adult Learners

Traditionally, adult education has focused more on passive learning methods, such as lectures, reading materials and video presentations. These methods have their benefits when there is a large group of learners and content needs to be delivered quickly. However, they

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Adult Ed Research
Jamie

What Effective Educators Know about Adult Motivation

Since adult learners tend to be intrinsically motivated, many educators do not focus on motivating their students. However, effective educators know that this is a necessary and complex task. In fact, it is essential for instructors to use research, experience

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Adult Ed Research
Jamie

The Importance of Assessment and Feedback for Adult Learners

Regular assessments and effective feedback are critical for all learners to improve and grow. For adult learners, these tools are essential as they increase motivation. In Olusegun Agboola Sogunro’s (PhD) 2014 study, “Motivating Factors for Adult Learners in Higher Education,”

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Adult Ed Research
The Facilitator

COABE2023 Presentations and Materials

Presentation # 1 Research-based Strategies to Maximize Adult Student Engagement, Learning, and Performance on Standardized Testing: Download the handout here. Presentation # 2 How to Move Adult Ed Programs from Good to Great for Learners’ Benefits: Download the handout here. Presentation#

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