Lifelong Learning Case Study

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Register to read the introduction… We also have to consider lifelong learning or third age learning and the work carried out by Knowles (1983), Kolb (1984) and then the learning styles advocated by Honey and Mumford (1986). The delivery of lessons to a military audience predominantly use’s three main theories behaviourism, humanistic and cognitivism. Curzon (1990) learning continuum suggests that we have a choice, which allows us to include differentiation within our delivery and chose the most appropriate method for our students and the subject being delivered. Our selected method needs to meet the requirements of the subject and the level at which the subject is being delivered …show more content…
If this is true of our military learners then as delivers we need to be aware of the “Charter for Andragogy “ Mezirow (1981) which set out what we teachers of adults need to be aware of to teach our learners.
If we look at the Kolb (1984) explained how learning has four stages as well as Honey and Mumford learning styles we can see how this can be incorporated into our delivery models. The use of tests for example during the assessment process or conclusion activities in the classroom or assessment can be directly reflected into the Kolb model. Knowing how our students learn will ensure I am delivering my lesson at the right level to our audience using the correct teaching
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Receiving and giving of feedback from learners is an excellent way to move forward and enhancing our delivery model and strategies.

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