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Adult Learning Theory and Professional Development

Adult Learning Theory and Professional Development

Author: Jody Waltman

In this lesson, students will evaluate the significance of adult learning theory in professional development.

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Notes on "Adult Learning Theory and Professional Development"

(00:00 - 00:12) Introduction

(00:13 - 01:45) Adult Learning Through PD

(01:46 - 03:51) Andragogy

(03:52 - 05:31) Self-Directed Learning

(05:32 - 06:32) Transformational Learning

(06:33 - 08:42) Examples

(08:43 - 09:12) Stop and Reflect

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This research from the Center for Public Education indicates that effective professional development needs to occur over time, be supported by coaching, be connected to the teacher's content, and occur within the context of professional learning communities.