The Role of Adult Learning in Clinical Education
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Course Author(s): Harold A. Henson, RDH, PhD


  1. The art and science of helping adults learn is called _______________.
  1. Which one of the following characteristics below identifies an adult learner?
  1. What are the goals of clinical education?
  1. Using the Learning Vector, what is the name of the stage when a student reaches maturity and independence?
  1. Organizing teaching and learning so that learning is within the learners’ control is defined as _______________.
  1. Discussing with the student realistic goals on what can be accomplished during a clinical session is an example of?
  1. When a teacher provides basic knowledge and skills needed as the foundation for the task, this is part of which educational theory?
  1. Learning is active, rather than passive, with learners making judgments about when and how to modify their knowledge is known as ___________________.
  1. This is defined as the capacity to reflect on action so as to engage in a process of continuous learning.
  1. Students view faculty through a different lens. Faculty can facilitate their clinical learning through the four educational theories of self-directed learning, self-efficacy, constructivism and self-reflection.