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Adult Learners and Cognitive Load Theory

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What does education literature offer as key factors that usually motivate adult learners to return to school? Also, how vital is cognitive load theory when it comes down to a learners motivation?

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Most educational literature offers career advancement, empty nest syndrome, and improved financial objectives as key factors that usually motivate adult learners to return to school. For example, Vanslambrouck, Chang, Tondeur, Phillipsen, & Lombaerts (2016) cite how vocational reasons and career enhancement as highly influential: "Regarding ...

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100 words of notes and references briefly correlate cognitive load theory (CLT) with adult learners' motivations.

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