(PDF) Teaching Writing to Adult English Language Learners: Lessons From the Field - adult learners writing research

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Research on Adult Learners in College Classrooms. A number of studies have explored the characteristics of adult learners in the college classroom, providing substantial but not unqualified support for the assumptions linked to the theoretical frameworks of adult .

Writing is intimately connected to the writer’s processes of thinking as well as feelings and self identity and cannot be separated from its social, cultural, and political contexts. There is very little sound research evidence on how adult literacy programs enable learners to develop effective writing skills. Research is needed.

Because adult learners are task-centered, adult training should be task-centered. Consequently, adult learning should be based on measurable, task-centered learning outcomes. Inherent to good instructional design is the definition of clear learning outcomes. Dr. Robert Mager, a well-known figure in .

PDF | On Oct 27, 2016, Joy Kreeft Peyton and others published Teaching Writing to Adult English Language Learners: Lessons From the Field.