Choosing Reading Materials for Adult Learners


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What is andragogy?

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1. What is a primary characteristic of adult learners?

2. Which sentence best describes adult learners?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will test your understanding of adult learning. You will be evaluated on reading materials and the goal of an adult learner when reading.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the assessment tools to gauge your knowledge of:

  • Characteristics of adult learners
  • Choosing reading materials
  • Adult learners
  • Andragogy
  • Goal of reading with adult learners

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz will allow you to master the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on adult learning
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about andragogy
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characteristics of adult learners

Additional Learning

To learn more about adult learning, go over the lesson called Choosing Reading Materials for Adult Learners. The lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Identify what adult learners are and the responsibilities and struggles they have
  • Review the adult learning theory and how it applies to adult learning
  • Learn about how reading material is chosen for adults and how it affects learning