Provide face-to-face meeting opportunities: to allow for learning from others and to provide camaraderie (networking and moral support).
The learning experience: Allows a learner to interact and collaborate with others on instructional tasks.
The learning experience: Builds on positive emotions, curiosity, enjoyment, and interest.
The learning experience: Enables the learner to link new knowledge to their existing knowledge in meaningful ways.
The learning experience: Promotes active engagement and real world problem solving.
The learning experience: Provides a nurturing context for learning, with attention to • Cultural or group background and influences • The physical environment • The use of tools or practices appropriate to learner skills and abilities.
The learning experience: Relates to personal interests and provides for personal choice and control. (the learning experience is "learner centered")
Study Themes: Outreach strategy/Implementation
Citation: Bonnell, J. & A. Baird. (2004). Applying Principles of Adult Education Theory to a Professional Development Program for Watershed Group Leaders. Best Education Practices (BEPs) for Water Outreach Professionals: Defining BEPs, Refining New Resources and Recommending Future Actions Symposium. University of Wisconsin -- Environmental Resources Center.
Citation Type: Research