ADULT LEARNING: CLARIFYING IMPORTANT CONCEPTS
Must define the following;
Theoretical foundation of adult learning theory, Practical application of adult learning theory, professional orientation using evaluation of learning environment, The technical application, Student centered involvement in the learning process, Knowledge based in the adult learning theory, and a personal philosphpy considering ethnical standards
Examines the theoretical and conceptual foundations. Nature and process involved to boost student achievement and increase professional development of teachers and administrators. Importance of self-reflection, collaborative reflection and dialogue. Need to understand components of action research including personal collaboration, commitment, trust, reflection. How to use it for administrators and teachers
The Pros and Cons of Differentiated Instruction
The paper examines the controversy over the differentiated instruction approach by delineating and discussing the arguments on both sides. Both the pro and the con arguments are described. This is followed by the formulation of conclusions about differentiated instruction that each side would derive based on their differing arguments.
Discuss different learning theories. Learning as both a process and product. Relation to behavior theory. Views of Skinner and others. Learning and social constructivism.
TEACHING CREATIVITY TO OLDER LEARNERS.
Creativity research and adult intellectual development. Definition of creativity. Social and environmental contributors to creativity. Contends that adults do not necessarily experience a decline in creative thinking and functioning as they age. Role of educational intervention and the educative experience.
SMOKING EDUCATION PROGRAM.
Research study finds that health education program is successful in preventing teen smoking through peer and family pressure. Questionnaire.
This paper compares and contrasts the traditional nursing theory of Dorothea Orem (Self-Care Deficit Theory)with the holistic theory of Martha Rogers (Science of Unitary Human Beings). Self-care as a learned behavior.