Instructional Methods for Adult Learners

Instructional Methods

Adult Learning Principles | taught by Holly King, Ph.D.

Course description

Examine major methods of instruction and how they can be effectively used in both face-to-face training and distance learning. Explore how each type of instructional activity promotes adult learning, and develop an action plan to incorporate diverse instructional methods into your own training to keep participants engaged and enjoying the experience.

Holly King, Ph.D.
Holly King, Ph.D.

I’ve served over 1,500 people in face-to-face and online seminars, workshops and college courses. I'm also a passionate advocate for social justice in schools and in the world.

A little about my experience and credentials...
  • PhD in Leadership and Change
  • Master's degrees in Early Childhood Education and in Leadership and Change
  • Early Childhood Mental Health Specialization
  • 17 years of experience in education--4 years teaching; 13 years in administration and consulting; 8 years teaching college courses as Adjunct Faculty
  • Certified Life Coach
  • Certified Success Principles Trainer through Jack Canfield, the co-creator of Chicken Soup for the Soul and author of The Success Principles: How to Get From Where you Are to Where You Want to Be
  • International presenter (United States, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Saudi Arabia)
When I’m not writing/teaching/coaching, I can be found…
  • Curled up with a good book... I love mysteries, spy thrillers, young adult fiction, and personal development books
  • Taking classes and going to retreats to help me be the best self I can be... My current favorite is Access Consciousness
  • Traveling! My top recent trips from the bucket list were to Egypt and to Thailand. I also love, love, love Kauai (Hawaii) and Disneyland

Course Curriculum

Course Overview
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Experiential Learning Cycle
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Overview of Instructional Methods
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Facilitating Learning in Groups
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