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Adult Learning Theory 

 

Principles:

1. Adult learning programs should capitalize on the experience of participants.

2. Adult learning programs should adapt to the aging limitations of the participants.

3. Adults should be challenged to move to increasingly advanced stages of personal development.

4. Adults should have as much choice as possible in the availability and organization of learning programs.

 

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Situated Learning

 

Principles:

1. Knowledge needs to be presented in an authentic context, i.e., settings and applications that would normally involve that knowledge.

2. Learning requires social interaction and collaboration.

 

 

- Chat theory

 

Grounded theory


Concerns based adoption model


Rodger's Change theory - Materi?  ETERI ?


Action research

 

Actor network theory 

 

Social Practice Learning



Methods - Qualitative


Content Analysis


Field Notes


Survey



Other Stuff....



 

 

 (What are doing in terms of validity?)