4:Comment on a Posting
1. Read: Assignment 3:Adult Learning
Theory postings uploaded by other classmates in your group. You
do not need to read the postings from the entire class.
2. Compose and Post: Select at least one other group
mate’s posting (try to choose postings that do not already have a response).
You are only required to respond to one person, but you can respond to multiple
people if you wish. Develop a thoughtful and unique response to this posting.
Include positive and respectful commentary that contributes to meaningful
discussion. Aim to be both factually correct and reflective. Did a classmate
provide an insight you hadn't considered until now? Perhaps someone used a
personal example that resonated with your own experience as an adult learner?
Or are you noticing some common themes or relationships?
Use references to the textbook or personal
experience to support your comments.
3. Post your assignment on the Discussion Board so
your group members can read it, and upload a copy of your posting to the
Assignment 4 dropbox. Use both your name and the name of the person you
responded to in the title. This assignment will be graded in the dropbox.
By the end of this assignment, you should
be able to:
on various assumptions and models of adult learning as presented by your
classmates and synthesize your own learning with their views and experiences.
your present thinking about adult learning to include alternative ideas and new
In this assignment you have the
opportunity to participate in an online interaction with a group of your
classmates. Meaningful discussions can take place, even online,
and be very productive way of learning. Ideally interacting with your
classmates will extend your present thinking, introduce you to alternative
ideas, and expedite new understandings. This process should help you
to integrate the literature on adult education and development with your
own views and experiences.
of Assignment 4:
You will write a short (200-400
words, double spaced, 12 font, 1 margins) document, which includes an
introduction and a conclusion. Create your document in a word processing
program (eg. Word), and use the word count tool to calculate your assignment
length. Provide citations in the text and reference list at the end of your
posting using APA (5th or 6th ed.) style. You
will submit this assignment as a posting on the discussion forum, by copying
and pasting from your word processed document. In addition you will upload this
assignment to the assignment 4 dropbox for grading. This assignment is
worth 10% of your total grade. Please refer to the rubric (marking guide) below
along with the Learning Objectives.