Principles of Adult Learning
“Part of being an effective instructor involves understanding how adults learn best. Compared to children and teens, adults have special needs and requirements as learners. Despite the apparent truth, adult learning is a relatively new area of study.”
Here is a web page that will help you better understand adults learners but view it critically. As you read through adult theory you will find that many overstate aspects or a true only for certain adults. Still, each theory has something to contribute to the larger mosaic of adult learning.
Principles of Adult Learning.