Full course description
Instructional strategies that are most effective for teaching older adults are different from those that are used with children. Learn how to provide instruction in ways that keep program participants motivated and engaged in their learning process.
This course is available for CRC, ACVREP, and NBPCB credit.
- Understand the basic principles of andragogy.
- Identify differences between andragogy and pedagogy.
- Identify effective teaching strategies for older adults.
The following are recommended screen reader and browser combinations.
Mac: Voiceover with the latest version of Safari,
PC: JAWS or NVDA with Firefox.
Note that currently, course quizzes are not functioning properly for Microsoft screen reader users with Chrome or Edge.
The course shows a start date, but this is simply the date the course was made available to the public. They are self-paced. So, there is not an end date. You can enroll at any time.
This course was developed by the National Research & Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (NRTC) at Mississippi State University. We are the only national center funded to conduct research related to employment for people with blindness or low vision, and training and technical assistance for the federal Older Individuals who are Blind program. As a national center of excellence, we offer resources on a variety of topics for service providers, businesses, and persons with vision loss on our websites:
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