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Instruction for Online Students

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Characteristics of online student populations that might inform the selection of online instructional strategies: Traditional psychology graduate students and Adult learners enrolled in a doctoral psychology program

Briefly describe the defining characteristics of the two online student populations

Describe an online instructional strategy could be used to deliver instruction to each student population.

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The defining characteristics of traditional psychology students are as follows. They are goal oriented, well focused on their project work, and at the same time taking classes, participating in seminars, and also finding time to relax. They are flexible, optimistic and are motivated. They have a strong work ethic and have persistent. They contact professors for additional help and classmates. The defining characteristics of adult learners enrolled in a doctoral psychology program are persistence and ...

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This solution explains instructional strategies for online student populations. The sources used are also included in the solution.