Motivating Adult Learners to Persist (TE)
This self-paced online course examines additional principles and strategies addressed in the National Research Council’s report, Improving Adult Literacy Instruction: Supporting Learning and Motivation. This course supports teachers' understanding of strategies that motivate adult learners to persist including using and inspiring learners’ interests, building learners’ self-efficacy, using incentives and motivation, providing choice and autonomy, and using digital media to promote persistence. Teachers also receive guidance in making focused classroom observations of how these strategies are implemented. For those in an induction program, it should be taken during the Learning step of the Teacher Induction Pathway.