Not a MyNAP member yet? Register for a free account to start saving and receiving special member only perks. This chapter discusses these challenges and their implications for alternatives identified by workshop presenters. One very critical stage in the development of performance assessments is defining the domain of knowledge, skills, and abilities that students will be expected to demonstrate.
Education is a key factor in fueling economic growth, but the educational attainment of our workers is slipping badly. New strategies are needed to help undereducated adults. During the past several decades, a dramatic increase in the educational attainment of the U. However, the demographic forces that produced this increase have ended. Unless the United States makes some fundamental adjustments in its national strategies for the education of adults, labor force attainment will stagnate, productivity will lag, and economic growth will suffer.
The Challenges Of Being An Adult Learner And How To Overcome Them
The prospect of advancing your career is exciting — but the journey can be difficult. Adult learners face a unique set of challenges. While pedagogy refers to the process of teaching children, andragogy is the process of helping adults to learn. It assumes that adult learners are autonomous, intrinsically motivated and goal-oriented, and that they have gathered some previous experience.
Are you worried about going back to studying to advance your career? Concerns about furthering your education are completely valid. Going back to school is extremely challenging. Not only can it uproot a lifestyle and add yet another time commitment, but classes can also present added social and financial pressure. The prospect of advancing your career is exciting — but the journey can be difficult.