The adult learning funnel serves as a tool (though it still needs further refinement) to understand the dynamic interaction between the adult learners experience (including life stage), motivational factors, barriers to adult learning with the multi‐faceted life (personal, professional and social) of an adult learner. on motivation and that adult learners are motivated by diverse factors (Kim & Merriam, ). In her book entitled “Learning and motivation in the postsecondary classroom,” Marilla Svinicki () postulates four ideas about what motivation does for learning including, directing learners’ attention to the task at hand and making them less.
theory was applied to identify motivational factors of adult learners to participate in continuing education based on their needs. Knowles’ theory of andragogy was applied to identify characteristics and motivation of adults in learning in order to lead adult learners to their academic success. Instituitonal Factors that Motivates adult Learners in ODL Distance Learning Institutional Factors That Motivates Adult Learners in M.K. (). Factors that motivation among adult learners.
FACTORS IN MOTIVATION IN ONLINE LEARNING IN ADULT EDUCATION Motivation in online or technology based learned is an important consideration to all who are involved in the field - students, teachers, course designers, administrators and institutions. THE FACTORS AFFECTING UNDERGRADUATE RETENTION AMONG MINORITY ADULT LEARNERS By Dianna R. Montfort BS (Indiana State University) MS (Indiana State University) A DISSERTATION Presented to the Affiliated Faculty Of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies at the University of New England In Partial Fulfillment of RequirementsAuthor: Dianna R. Montfort.