Module 1: Creating a Community of Learners

Diversity and Classroom Management:

Working with Non-traditional Learners


A large number of your students are most likely older adults with workplace experience. Many adults have different learning needs than younger students who have come straight out of high school.

Watch this video for strategies on accommodating those needs to help set the stage for student success.

Video: Working with Non-traditional Learners (3:32)

Think About

What do you notice about the adults' motivation and approach to learning in this video?