Managing Volunteer Programs: Educational Strategies for Adult Learners
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Keywords

FY821

How to Cite

Lesmeister, Marilyn K., Shannon Washburn, and David Jones. 2006. “Managing Volunteer Programs: Educational Strategies for Adult Learners: FCS9241/FY821, 5/2006”. EDIS 2006 (13). Gainesville, FL. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-fy821-2006.

Abstract

FCS-9241, a 5-page fact sheet by Marilyn K. Lesmeister, Shannon Washburn, and David Jones, describes the characteristics of adult learners and barriers to adult learning, and describes three strategies to engage adult learners with subject matter and one another: Think/Pair/Share, round robin discussion, and role-play. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Family Youth and Community Sciences, May 2006.

https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-fy821-2006
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References

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Conti, G. J. (1985). Adult Education Quarterly, 35(4), 221. https://doi.org/10.1177/0001848185035004004

Cross, K. P. (1987). Adults as learners. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Knowles, M. S. (1975). Self-directed learning. New York: Association Press.

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