week 8 Discussion EDU500
Week 8 discussion
Adulthood, Cognitive Development, and Multiple Intelligence” Please respond to the following:
· Analyze one (1) of the Neo-Piagetians’ theories of cognitive development discussed within Chapter 13, and examine the primary ways in which the chosen theory falls short in addressing adult learners from a different class, ethnicity, gender, and / or social context. Suggest specific implications of applying the chosen conceptualization within a learning setting comprising adult learners. Justify your response.
· From the e-Activities, defend or critique the results generated from your unique “M.I. Snowflake”. Next, examine at least one (1) criticism of the application of Gardner’s multiple intelligences theory within an adult learning setting, and give your opinion of the validity of the criticism in question.
Merriam, S. B., Caffarella, R. S., & Baumgartner, L. M. (2007). Learning in adulthood: A comprehensive guide (3rd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Wiley.