Defining the Learning Environment

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Defining the Learning Environment
Sheneka N. Revis
Dr. Patricia Engelman
EDU 500 Adult Learning Theory
May 4, 2014

As operating manager over Open Season University’s Instructors, I was assigned the task of conducting a certification class for all active Instructors next month. This is a voluntary training that can offer each Instructor higher pay upon completion. Open Season University is located in the mountain area of Asheville, North Carolina. Our institution is an enrichment program that will assist individuals in achieving success.
We believe it is imperative to operate as the driving force that encourages students to strive for excellence while instilling within them the desire to become life-long learners. Our primary purpose is to motivate our students to establish a love of learning in order to walk confidently into learning on their own.
Open Season University’s educational platform is unlike any other. As an alternative to inertly obtaining lessons from teachers or tutors, Open University’s students keenly cultivate self-learning capabilities. Each student progresses at their own pace through a customized package of worksheets judiciously arranged by the instructor. Daily coursework is completed for each subject at the university and the remainder is completed at home. Once a student is able to complete coursework without error, an assignment is considered complete. This method of educating allows a student to “possess” what they know and enter the next assignment with confidence.
The lesson plan for this training consists of objectives that enhance how to use the above method more effectively. The objectives are as follows: * How to Overcome Thinking Ruts and Procrastination. * Critical Thinking * Solving Problems According to Learning Styles
Upon completion of each objective, each instructor will be able to demonstrate to…...

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