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Adult learning Tip 2: Understanding Principles


Understanding adult learning principles is the key to developing successful training procedures that engage trainees and facilitate learning. It is helpful to make a list of the characteristics of adult learning preferences in order to tailor your training methods to the needs of the trainees. By understanding these principles, you will find that the training will be more beneficial to the trainees and the organization.

Concepts you can practice:

Adults respond best to learning that is:

Practice is important in motor learning

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