Whether returning for basic skills, professional certifications, or degree completion programs, adult learners are becoming more prevalent on today's campuses. These learners bring with them unique characteristics and skill sets, and have different wants and needs than typical college students. We are pleased to announce that we are partnering with the School of Education at Regent University to bring a session over this very topic to our Summer Webinar Series.
The key to successful programs and satisfied adult learners lies in understanding what motivates them. During this session, a leader in higher education will discuss the unique characteristics of adult learners and of those who teach them.
During this webinar, Don Finn will provide:
- An overview of critical adult learning theory
- Characteristics of adult learners and those who successfully teach them
- Tips for effectively working with adult learners
For more information about the webinar and how to register, please visit the webinar event page. Members can also view resources from past ACHE webinars by visiting our Webinar Catalog.
Please join us July 27 at 1:00 pm Central Time to participate in this lively professional development opportunity.
- ACHE Member Registration – Free
- Non-Member Registration – $30.00 (USD)
Click Here to Register
About the Speaker
Don Finn, Ph.D. is Dean of the School of Education at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He has been an educator for more than 25 years and specializes in adult learning. Don currently serves on the board of directors for the Commission on Adult Basic Education (COABE) and has served on other state and national boards and committees. He has consulted with local, state, and national organizations on effective adult learning principles and has provided professional development opportunities for these groups and stakeholders. Additionally, Don has presented in numerous state, regional, and national conferences on topics related to working effectively with adults in various learning settings. Don holds a B.S. M.S. in Education from Radford University and a Ph.D. in Adult Education and Organizational Development from Virginia Commonwealth University.