Contextualizing instruction to high demand jobs gives adult learners a new perspective on the relevancy of what they learn in adult education classes. It motivates students to make connections between knowledge and its applications to their career goals. Contextualized curriculum must often be created by instructors who work in Integrated Education and Training programs. The following resources include frameworks for the development of such curriculum as well as a few examples of existing contextualized curriculum. Frameworks & Processes •.
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CONTEXTUALIZATION. Mazzeo (): “A diverse family of instructional strategies designed to more seamlessly link the learning of foundational skills and academic or occupational content by focusing teaching and learning squarely on concrete applications in . When using contextual learning in their classrooms, adult educators should consider the following recommendations for practice: (1) select an approach reflecting the complex contexts of learners' lives; (2) examine materials for bias; (3) avoid imposing the perspectives of others; and (4) use the group as a Cited by:
Adult Basic Skills Professional Development Project Edwin Duncan Hall ASU Box Boone, NC () [email protected] Contextualized teaching and learning (CTL) is a group of instructional strategies designed to link the learning of basic skills with academic or occupational content by focusing teaching .