Designing online learning for adult learnersEnrol

Module Start/End Date: May 01, 2023 to July 31, 2023

Enrollment Period:

Programme Area: Professional Development

Cluster(s): Curriculum Design and Development

Institution: Temasek Polytechnic

Duration: 13 Weeks

Delivery Mode: Self-paced

Enrollment Eligibility: Staff

About this Module


This workshop will introduce participants to Malcolm Knowles’ assumptions about adult learners and their implications for designing online learning environments for adult learners. Strategies for incorporating factors that motivate adult learners will also be shared in this workshop.

Intended learning outcomes

At the end of this module, you should be able to:

• Identify key characteristics of adult learners

• List strategies for designing online learning environments for adult learners based on the characteristics of adult learners

• State guiding principles in motivating adult learners

• Articulate strategies for motivating adult learners in online learning environments