Some of the adult learner characteristics are appropriate for the millennial generation, while others are not. Adult learners of today, like every other generation, are practical and relevancy-oriented. Information must serve a purpose for many adult learners to be fully motivated. They also have diverse life experiences - although these experiences are not the same as in previous generations. Today's adult learners have grown up in an increasingly fast-paced world, and have life experiences that prepare them for multi-tasking, although not necessarily for patience and long-term vision. Respect, however, is a ...
This discusses adult learner characteristics and how they apply to the millennial generation.