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Based on your personal experience, what key factors are related to adult learning? Now that you have read Chapter 2, what key points about learning presented in this chapter have the most meaning to you? Why? POST: Based on my personal experience, I believe some of the key factors to adult learning are motivation and communication. People are not interested in learning without a purpose. For some, simply learning something new is exciting to them and a motivational factor is not needed. For most, there needs to be a motivational factor. Reply to post Dis. Board Essay People want to know that what they are learning adds value to their lives whether it be personal or for work. Specifically in a work setting, people are motivated to learn when they understand why they are learning something new and that the new skill or behavior being taught makes them as an individual, more valuable to the company. Communication is important in any aspect of life. Reply to post Dis. Board Essay I believe it is very important with adult learning, especially when it comes to how the new skill or behavior is being taught. Every individual is different, which means we all communicate and learn differently. The three learning domains, cognitive, psychomotor, and affective are perfect examples of why the way you communicate with adults as they learn something new, is important. Reply to post Dis. Board Essay Some people learn by simply listening, some by doing, some put their emotions into learning. Everyone is different which is why the way information is communicated with adults is important with learning.