In order to motivate adult learners, you must remember that they are bringing unique skills and experience to the table. To create an environment in which they will be motivated, focus on the following:
Another difference in adult learners is the need to be self-directed, taking some control over the process of their learning. When working with adults, focus on the following:
Adult learners learn best by actually doing things that they will need to do in the workplace. To captivate an adult learner audience, focus on the following:
Allow for time to practice or test the new skills or information from the session.
Teaching to adults is not the same as teaching to children.