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Motivation and Adult Learning Online

Dec 1-17, 2010 | SCoPE Discussion


What motivates adult learners in online learning environments? What are the barriers? How do we measure motivation? Motivation is both complex and multidimensional and there is a lot to explore during this seminar. We will look at the sources of motivation and what we, as educators, can do to support adults in meeting their learning goals.


Facilitator: Firat Sarsar

Moderator: Sylvia Currie


Main Discussion Questions

  • What does motivation mean to you?
  • What are the motivational factors for adults in online learning environments?
  • How do we promote adult motivation in online learning environments?
  • Do you think that online learning environments are motivating to adult learners?


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