Learner Persistence

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.