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Professional Development and Adult Learning

Professional Development and Adult Learning

Author: Jody Waltman

In this lesson, students will explore an overview of professional development, and adult learning through professional development.

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Notes on "Professional Development and Adult Learning"

(00:00 - 00:20) Introduction

(00:21 - 01:42) NCLB and Professional Development

(01:43 - 03:00) Adult Learning Through Professional Development

(03:01 - 05:10) Characteristics of Well-Designed Professional Development

(05:11 - 07:00) PDSA Cycle

(07:01 - 07:39) Stop and Reflect

Additional Resources

Professional Development and Teacher Change 

This article explores the conditions necessary in professional development to create and sustain change.

Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education: Professional Development

This is a US Department of Education article on best practices in professional development for teachers as adult learners. In addition to best practice strategies, this article provides useful links to additional resources.