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Learning abilities of disadvantaged adults

Thomas G. Sticht

Learning abilities of disadvantaged adults

by Thomas G. Sticht

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Published by George Washington University, Human Resources Research Office in [Alexandria] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with social disabilities -- Education.,
  • Adult education.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas G. Sticht.
    SeriesGeorge Washington University. HumRRO professional paper 9-69, Professional paper (George Washington University. Human Resources Research Office) ;, 69-9.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC4822 .S75
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p.
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4890135M
    LC Control Number76021845

    Disadvantaged Students and Schools Summary in English Read the full book on: /en • Across OECD countries, almost one in every five students does not reach a basic minimum level of skills. In addition, students from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds are twice as likely to be low performers. LackFile Size: KB. Nor are your styles fixed. You can develop ability in less dominant styles, as well as further develop styles that you already use well. Many people recognize that each person prefers different learning styles and techniques. Learning styles group common ways that people learn. Everyone has a mix of learning styles.

    Educators who use problem-based learning recognize that in the world outside of school, adults build their knowledge and skills as they solve a real problem or answer an important question—not through abstract exercises. In fact, PBL originally was developed for adults, to train doctors in how to approach and solve medical problems. Attention to the quality of the learning environment (both the physical and human dimensions) is critical to positive outcomes for adult disadvantaged learners in basic education. It is necessary to understand the characteristics of the adult disadvantaged student, his/her social and cultural or ethnic background, and how these factors influence his/her classroom behavior and learning ability.

    Assessing Cognitive Abilities in Young Children Gloria Maccow, Ph.D., Assessment Training Consultant and Learning • The ability to perform automatically with little Assessing Cognitive Abilities in Young Children Gloria Maccow, Ph.D., Assessment Training Consultant. Motivating Children Low-ability or disadvantaged children and students who have learning or attention disorders must work hardest to succeed. Yet, they often have the least incentive to do so, since high-ability students are the ones who receive the most positive feedback. choose a book to be read to the class, assist the librarian.


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