Author Archives: Mark Stathers
New Insights Some of the new insights that I gained in terms of the variety of roles that adult educators play are: There are a number of educational theories developed by professionals throughout the courses of their careers and lifetimes. … Continue reading
I chose these resources on active learning because they outline the incredible benefits resulting from this learning process. I believe the more involved in the learning process the student is, the easier it is to absorb and become successful with … Continue reading
I selected the web pages listed below on humor in the classroom because they hit the nail on the head. Humor reduces stress and tension, improves retention of information, and promotes creative understanding. The information contained in the web pages … Continue reading
Adult learners have many characteristics. One of the most important traits that each individual has is the fact that we all learn in different manners (Learning Styles). I chose this article because it clearly describes some of the most common … Continue reading
Ask the Questions: How to Think Critically Sometimes we all focus on the forest and not the trees. In order to find the answers to our questions and move forward we must get back to basics. The six questions that … Continue reading
Wofford College president Ben Dunlap tells the story of Sandor Teszler, a Hungarian Holocaust survivor who taught him about passionate living and lifelong learning. Both these people are inspiring and this story provides lessons for all.