Cognitive Study

| Published: September 30, 2019

Motivational Strategies for Adult Learners: Different Approaches

Dr. P. Viswanadha Gupta

Assistant Professor, Department of Adult, Continuing Education and Extension, Savitribai Phule Pune University, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.069/20190703

DOI: 10.25215/0703.069


Adequate motivation of adult learners, community and programme functionaries is crucial for the success of the programme. Stress should be laid on motivating the programme functionaries as they, in turn motivate the community and adult learners. Further, the programme functionaries have to feel their responsibility to participate in the programme effectively so as to create necessary conditions for their learning. In addition, motivation is situation specific in its nature and has a wider scope in the context of adult education programme. Adult education is a field oriented experiment and requires a lot of imagination in its implementation. The motivation types and approaches dealt with should be given adequate priority. It all depends on the functionaries of adult education whose main functions is to motivate adult learners for their effective learning. Hence, a broader understanding and analyses of the aspect dealt with will be of immense help to adult education functionaries to delineate appropriate strategies to motivate the adult learners and the community and thereby for the success of the programme.

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ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 3, July-September, 2019