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King, Kathleen P. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2009
While many adult learners may feel hesitant to voice their opinions in a classroom, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) adults are especially aware that they are functioning in a critical, heteronormative society. However, in a climate of respect and safety they can gain confidence in sharing their true selves and opinions. An…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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Erickson, Diane – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2009
This essay outlines the key lessons I re-learned about teaching adults when I decided to earn my private pilot license. I faced a steep learning curve and needed to conquer my fear of falling from the sky when learning required flight maneuvers. The lessons are not about adult development or learning theories or instructional techniques. The…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Adult Students, Empathy, Adult Education
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Landorf, Hilary – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2006
The Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) curriculum and teaching method uses art to help students think critically, listen attentively, communicate, and collaborate. VTS has been proven to enhance reading, writing, comprehension, and creative and analytical skills among students of all ages. The origins and procedures of the VTS curriculum are…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Teaching Methods, Curriculum, Thinking Skills