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Discussing Learning Strategies and Techniques

Answer the following questions:
1. How does an adult educator demonstrate that he/she is using appropriate modification strategies for assignments, instructions, and assessments for diverse adult learners?
2. How might a multicultural point of view or perspective affect interpersonal relationships in an adult learning setting?
3. What are some of the differences in non-verbal communication that you have observed across cultures?

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1. This is a very good question! Adult educators demonstrate that they are using appropriate modifications strategies for assignments, instruction, and assessment when their students are doing well, participating in class, and are happy with their learning experience. This occurs when educators are able to recognize the special needs of adult learners; create a learning environment that supports individual and collaborative learning; encourage positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self motivation; and understand the central concepts that he or she is teaching in order to create a learning experience that is meaningful for learners regardless of their age, culture, or educational history. If the educator creates an environment where students participate and are demonstrating an understanding of the material (grades help with this assessment) then they know that they are providing their students with an ideal educational experience. If not, then their ...

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The expert discusses the learning strategies and techniques. The differences in non-verbal communication that you have observed across cultures are determined.