Module 4 – Instructional Techniques
Welcome to Module #4 – Instructional Techniques
In this module we will examine some common instructional techniques used in adult learning. Completing this module will assist you in better understanding the variety of methods instructors can use to convey adult literacy content to adult learners, as well as provide you with some ideas for implementing these methods.
The module is divided into the topics you see on the left. You may work through them in order or, based on the results of your course pre-survey, you may pick and choose which ones to review.
During this module, you will be asked to be an active participant in the learning process; you’ll have an opportunity to react to real-life situations and to express your opinions and ideas. You will also have the opportunity to consider the implications of what you are learning for your teaching situation.
An Online Learning Tool:
There is a paper-based worksheet that will guide you through each of the module topics. It is a place for you to take notes and to process and reflect on what you are learning. At the end of the module, this worksheet can serve as a resource for you as you begin (or continue) to instruct adult literacy learners. Click on the link below to open the worksheet as a text document in a separate browser window.
Module 4 – Instructional Techniques Worksheet
You may print this worksheet and write your answers, or type your answers directly into the digital document. If you choose to type directly in the document, don’t forget to save your work often (to a floppy, hard drive, or other drive local to you). You may wish to print the worksheet for your records when you have completed the survey.
Estimated Time: The estimated completion time for the entire module is two hours. Your actual completion time will vary, depending on the topics you choose and your learning pace. It is not necessary to complete the entire module in one sitting. You can easily come back later to wherever you left off and continue your study.
Click "Next" below or a specific topic on the outline to the left to continue.