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Motivation and Persistence for Adult Learners, Session 2

GOAL AND OBJECTIVES

Goals for This Module

There are a number of research-based strategies for helping adults persist in reaching their education goals. The goal of this module is to expose teachers to nine of these strategies, provide opportunities for practice, and encourage the incorporation of these strategies into instructional practice.

Goals of Session 2

The goal for this session is for participants to master some strategies for incorporating student interests and for addressing stereotype threat as ways of increasing motivation and persistence.

Objectives for Session 2

By the end of Session 2, participants will be able to:

  • identify four ways to increase student engagement;
  • implement research-based strategies to increase student motivation and persistence; and
  • create an action research plan.