Implications of Adult Students' Experience for Teaching Economics
Duncan P. RyanMann
SUNY Empire State College
Adult students usually bring real-world experience and learning to their academic studies. Some of this learning often includes understanding and knowledge related to activities or concepts that have economic content. Instructors in economics classes with adult students can build on this experiential learning to design learning activities that enhance adult students' engagement and understanding of economic principles and issues.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 15
JEL Classification: A22, A29working papers series
Date posted: March 24, 2005
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