You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. Would you like to change to the site? Dan Spalding. In this expanded edition of How to Teach Adults, Dan Spalding offers practical teaching and classroom management suggestions that are designed for anyone who works with adult learners, particularly new faculty, adjuncts, those in community colleges, ESL teachers, and graduate students.
6 Effective Strategies for Teaching Adults
In this expanded edition of How to Teach Adults, Dan Spalding offers practical teaching and classroom management suggestions that are designed for anyone who works with adult learners, particularly new faculty, adjuncts, those in community colleges, ESL teachers, and graduate students. This reader-friendly resource covers all phases of the teaching process from planning what to teach, to managing a classroom, to growing as a professional in the field. How to Teach Adults can guide new instructors who are trying to get up to speed on their own or can help teacher trainers cover what their students need to know before they get in front of a class. It is filled with down-to-earth tips and checklists on such topics as connecting with adult students, facilitating discussions, and writing tests, plus everything you need to remember to put into your syllabus and how to choose the right textbook. Dan Spalding reveals what it takes to teach all students the skills they need to learn, no matter what the topic or subject matter. How to Teach Adults offers the framework, ideas, and tools needed to conduct your class or workshop with confidence.
15 Best ESL Games for Adults
Including games in an English class with adult learners can be a difficult one. The trick is learning how to employ them. While in a kids class almost any game will go down well at any point, ESL games for adults should be carefully planned, related to current class work, and have a clear language goal in mind. Not all games are created equal either — we have to make sure we choose the right ones for our audience and classroom set-up.
Adult enrollment in higher education grew by more than 50 percent between and , according to U. By understanding adult students , you can become a better educator or trainer. Here are six key teaching strategies for making lessons more applicable for adult learners.