Implications of Adult Students' Experience for Teaching Economics
15 Pages Posted: 24 Mar 2005
Date Written: February 2005
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.
JEL Classification: A22, A29
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