Purpose: As two doctoral students and adult learners, the authors strongly believe that story telling can be a great tool for educators working with adult learners. The purpose of this paper is to increase awareness of how effective storytelling can be for adult learners. Design/methodology/approach: The approach of this paper is one of gathering information from literature written on Cited by: 16. Storytelling is when the instructor illustrates a concept, idea or principle with a real-life application, model or case-study by telling a story. The interesting thing about stories used to con nect theory to real life in adult learning is that they can be both real and fictional. A good story is like a .
AN ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF STORYTELLING WITH ADULT LEARNERS IN SUPERVISORY MANAGEMENT Jill Eck A Research Paper Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Master of Science Degree Career and Technical Education Approved foy completion of 2 Semester Credits Dr. Howard Lke Research Advisor The Graduate School. Narrative and Stories in Adult Teaching and Learning. ERIC Digest. by Rossiter, Marsha. Narrative and stories in education have been the focus of increasing attention in recent years. The idea of narrative is fertile ground for adult educators who know intuitively the value of stories in teaching and learning.
ABSTRACTPrevious research on digital storytelling (DST) has focused chiefly on children and youth, but we know little about how it is used in non-formal adult education. This article analyzes a DST class in rural Ireland, which was organized by a family literacy program and offered for parents at an elementary school. Data sources included fieldnotes, interviews, and digital stories by the Cited by: 5. It almost seems absurd that I would feel compelled to write an article espousing the inherent value of story-based learning in adult education. Storytelling has been integral to the way in which human beings learn since before recorded history.