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Adult learners and teaching

Please write a 2-3 paragraph to each response to the following 2 items:

(1) choose one of the assumptions of andragogy and explain how you may address this in a course that you may teach in the future.

(2) explain how or why you believe you are a good match for college as a online instructor.

-Clearly present well reasoned ideas and concepts.

-Show mastery of the week's material, including new independent research. Responses integrate multiple viewpoints.

-Mechanics, punctuation, sentence structure, spelling.

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please write a 2-3 paragraph to each response to the following 2 items:
(1) choose one of the assumptions of andragogy and explain how you may address this in a course that you may teach in the future.

Experience: One of the most important aspects for older learners is their ability to apply their experience to their knowledge. This is especially true for college students. There is limited use for rote memorization and more need for critical thinking in college. The experience a student brings to the classroom can help them think beyond the most simplistic memorized facts to ways it is applied.

For example, two assignments that point this out ...

Solution Summary

A short review of one assumption of andragogy and how it can be applied to teaching along with a discussion of what makes a good online teacher, using the provided information in the assignment.

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