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The Impact of Internal & External Factors on Adult Learning

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How do external and internal factors interact to influence adult learning? Please provide sources in APA Format.

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External and internal factors are always present in the learning environment.

External factors are easier to identify because they are easier to see. When a student

receives an assignment or is preparing for a test, several external factors are present.

First, the student is pressured to receive a good grade on the exam for by keeping a grade

point average (GPA), pleasing their parents or being able to ...

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This solution briefly addresses how internal and external factors might affect adult learning. Resources are also cited in APA format.

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