Learning to Apply Theories of Adult Learning: A Practical Course on Andragogy and Heutagogy

$200.00

Dates: February 6 - March 5

Credits: 1.5 CEUs or 15 PDHs

This class is for anyone working with adult learners. If you are teaching a one-shot session in an academic library, instructing a training workshop in a public library, leading a training session in a special library, or helping a library user learn a new skill, it is important to consider the needs of adults. In this course you will learn about andragogy, which emphasizes self-directed learning, and heutagogy, which emphasizes self-determined learning, and walk away with practical strategies for leading instruction for adults. Learners in this course will be able to: Describe andragogy and heutagogy; Apply the principles of andragogy and heutagogy; Develop instructional materials using the principles of andragogy and heutagogy.

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Credits

1.5 CEUs or 15 PDHs

Registration dates

We accept registrations through the first week of classes, unless enrollment is full, and unless the class was canceled before it started due to low enrollment.

Course Description

This class is for anyone working with adult learners. If you are teaching a one-shot session in an academic library, instructing a training workshop in a public library, leading a training session in a special library, or helping a library user learn a new skill, it is important to consider the needs of adults. In this course you will learn about andragogy, which emphasizes self-directed learning, and heutagogy, which emphasizes self-determined learning, and walk away with practical strategies for leading instruction for adults.

Learners in this course will be able to:

  • Describe andragogy and heutagogy
  • Apply the principles of andragogy and heutagogy
  • Develop instructional materials using the principles of andragogy and heutagogy

Lauren Hays

Lauren HaysLauren Hays PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology at the University of Central Missouri. Previously, she was the instructional and research librarian at MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, KS where she enjoyed teaching and being a member of her institution’s Faculty Development Committee. She has co-presented at the annual conference for the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and was the 2017 speaker on SoTL for the Association of College and Research Libraries’ Student Learning and Information Literacy Committee’s Midwinter Discussion. Her professional interests include SoTL, teaching, information literacy, educational technology, library and information science education, teacher identity, and academic development. On a personal note, she loves dogs, traveling, and home.

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Special Session

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