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How do adults learn? What are the most successful ways to teach them? This course presents principles of adult education and their application to various adult age levels within the church. Learners explore theories in young, middle, and older adult education, and examine successful ministries to singles, single parents, and families. The course promotes Knowles’ andragogical model of adult education, emphasizing such important subjects as how adults learn, how structure the classroom, and how to facilitate learning.
Legacy CollectionThis course is part of a collection of courses taught by world-class evangelical professors from across the globe on a variety of topics. The lessons are presented on an intermediate to college or seminary level and provide a wealth of information for those who want to dig deeper into their faith. Select courses in the collection are from the Institute of Theological Studies (ITS), which was acquired by Our Daily Bread University.
- Understand a basic biblical theology of adult education.
- Develop a “psychology of adulthood,” especially a grasp of adult learning theories.
- Analyze the characteristics and developmental areas of the three general adult age groups (young, middle, and senior).
- Develop a philosophy of ministering to various sub-groups among the church’s adults (e.g., singles, single parents, divorced, ill, and elderly).
- Apply the principles of adult education to church ministry.
- Mercy College, LittD
- University of Missouri, PhD
- Concordia Seminary, STM
- Fuller Theological Seminary, MA
- Grace Theological Seminary, MDiv
- Taylor University, BA
Very different perspective. Opened my eyes.Sandra
This course has been a great help for me and my quest to learn all I can and share it with my Adult Sunday school class.Richard