Academic journal article Adult Learning. ISBN Hardcover, pages. According to Materna, traditional educational philosophies and instructional models do not produce satisfactory results and do not meet the needs of today's adult learners. From her point of view, adult educators must understand how the brain learns and must apply strategies in their classrooms that will jump start the adult brain and work with the natural learning process. Adilt educators will helpful strategies in her book on how to accomplish that task. Although primarily designed for practitioners within the nursing field, the principles, activities, insightful suggestions, strategies, and theories in this book are beneficial and applicable to all areas of adult education. Jump Start the Adult Learner: How to Engage and Motivate Adults Using Brain-Compatible Strategies is segmented into six sections which begin with an explanation of the regions of the brain and end with the development of 7 adult learning principles which Materna offers as an updated taxonomy for adult brain theory and learning.
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Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Kroening, Nursing Instructor Published On: "An excellent guide for anyone who teaches adults. She has integrated brain-compatible learning methodologies into nursing theory and clinical courses, and has coached many educators individually and through group inservices on developing brain-compatible strategies for specific classes.
Jump Start The Adult Learner: How To Engage And Motivate Adults Using Brain Compatible Strategies
The creative advisor will have no problem synthesizing Materna's ideas and theories of brain-compatible learning strategies into daily interactions with students and faculty. You'll finish it feeling as if you've just been entertained and enlightened. Brain-compatible learning promotes the brain's natural capacity to learn, and more and more educators have been using this technique to help young students become successful learners. By combining adult education theory with brain-compatible learning, noted educator Laurie Materna offers practical, brain-friendly instructional approaches for working with adults in both informal and formal environments.
She has integrated brain-compatible learning methodologies into nursing theory and clinical courses, and has coached many educators individually and through group inservices on developing brain-compatible strategies for specific classes. Materna has appeared before college and professional groups throughout the United States, and presented at the Brain Expo in San Diego in She earned a doctoral degree in education through Capella University.