Outcome-Based Strategies for Adult Learning

Outcome-Based Strategies for Adult Learning

Janice E. Jones (Cardinal Stritch University, USA), Mette L. Baran (Cardinal Stritch University, USA) and Preston B. Cosgrove (Cardinal Stritch University, USA)
Release Date: August, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 305
ISBN13: 9781522557128|ISBN10: 1522557121|EISBN13: 9781522557135|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5712-8


The definition of education and learning has been changing in recent years, as the field experienced, and is still experiencing, many changes. One of those changes is a rise in adult learners in higher education. In order to cope with this particular change and set their classrooms up for success, it is vital for educators to be aware of and fluent in adult instructional strategies.

Outcome-Based Strategies for Adult Learning provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of nontraditional education and applications within curriculum development and instructional design. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as experiential learning, instructional design, and formative assessment, this book is ideally designed for educators, academicians, educational professionals, researchers, and upper-level students seeking current research on how instructional strategies can be tied to assessment.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Competency-Based Education
  • Experiential Learning
  • Formative Assessment
  • Instructional Design
  • Learning Objectives
  • Open Educational Resources
  • Prior Learning Assessment
  • Professional Learning Communities
  • Self-Directed Learning
  • Work/Life Balance

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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