There are different learning models and each of them suits differently to learners of different ages. Adult learning is a challenging field to educational curriculum developers, teachers and managers since the motives of adult learning are largely different from those of younger learners. In the face of rising unemployment and concerns of worker skills, adult learners are trooping into schools in increasing numbers (Cordes, 2009). It is therefore important for education stakeholders to adapt learning styles to different educational models and thereby make adult learning effective.
Educational models and how teaching styles could be adapted for individual adult learners
The traditional Lecture-Based Learning (LBL) educational model is the most common. It is