Adults are characterized by a number of characters. These include autonomy, self-maturity, informed decision making, maturity, more practical, less open-minded, receptive to change, multitasking, self-directed, experienced and many more qualities. All these traits that the adults have impacts either positively or negatively. Therefore, the instructional designers need to know all these traits so that they come up with the right course content and also the right structure. It will help them adjust their attitude.
The following are the description of the general learner's traits
Self-direction: They value taking the responsibility for their lives and the decisions they make. It is the reason it becomes crucial to have control over ...