Planning Effective Educational Programs for Adult Learners

Hong Shi


Educational program planning is a complex ongoing process and planners should reflect on and consider for all of
the involved factors, context, and people. The purpose of this study is to analyze how to plan effective educational
programs for adult learners. Adult education is a developmental process and interacts with broad social events. Adult
educators should be encouraged to look at events occurring in a larger context for program development. Program
planners should consider adult learners’ needs and interests to ensure program development and pedagogical
approaches incorporate students’ needs, expectations and experience into educational program.

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