Posts Categorized: Education

How to Become a Corporate Trainer

Do you enjoy teaching adults and have great interpersonal skills? Then a job as a corporate trainer may be for you. Corporate trainers are human resource specialists who help improve employees’ skills. Many corporations see the value in keeping their employees happy, as well as developing their abilities — and that’s where corporate trainers come… Read more »

What’s Different About Teaching Adults?

Adult students have unique needs compared to traditional-aged students, meaning teachers and educators must focus on different aspects of teaching to effectively achieve solid learning outcomes. Plus, the National Center for Education Statistics projects that the number of students 25 and older will grow to 8.8 million by 2026, up from 8.1 million in 2015, making… Read more »

6 Effective Strategies for Teaching Adults

Adult enrollment in higher education grew by more than 50 percent between 1991 and 2011, according to U.S. News & World Report. This trend shows that today’s educators and corporate trainers must adapt to the different needs, learning styles and challenges presented by teaching adult students. By understanding adult students, you can become a better… Read more »

Contrasting Classrooms: Instructional Differences Between Pedagogy vs. Andragogy

Today’s workplace encompasses diverse populations of adult learners. As the population of adult learners grows, so does the need for trained and effective adult education professionals who understand the difference between pedagogy vs. andragogy. Because people learn differently at different ages, pedagogy is not a one-size-fits-all approach. In fact, andragogy is a term that refers to… Read more »