Adaptive Learning Preferences for Postgraduate Students in Kenyan Universities



This book addresses the aspect of adult learning preferences in Higher Learning Institutions. It has emerged that the adult learner in institutions of higher learning poses some pedagogical challenges as the instructor must learn to accommodate this new type of a learner in the classroom. Theories of adult learning and adult learning literature
have been covered extensively. Understanding learning preferences enhances learning as instructors will facilitate according to the learners’ preferred learning styles. The book exposes the statistical relationships between age, gender and academic discipline of the learner with their learning preferences.

Dr. (Rev). Francisca Ngala is a Curriculum and Instruction Specialist in the Education Department, in the School of Education Arts and Social Sciences, Africa International University where she also heads the Quality Assurance
Directorate. Francisca’s research interests are in the area of Curriculum Development, Teaching in Higher Education, Adult learning preferences, Discipleship teaching strategies, and Assessment of Spiritual Transformation among Christians. Francisca has written many articles on different aspects of teaching and learning published in peer reviewed journals. Her major research works include: Learning Preferences of Post graduate Students at Africa
International University and Effect of Discipleship Teaching Strategies on the Spiritual Transformation of Redeemed Gospel Church Members in Kangundo Sub county, Machakos County.

Francisca is an ordained minister with Redeemed Gospel Church and currently together with her husband serve the Lord as the Pastor in charge of Redeemed Gospel Church, Maiuni in Kangundo Sub county. She is a teacher of the word of God and a speaker in Christian workshops, seminars and conferences. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Education (Curriculum and Instruction) from Africa International University. Francisca is married to Ronald Mwania and they are blessed with 4 children.


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