6.3 Principles of adult learning
Most of the time adults follow the same general patterns of learning as children do. Just read through Box 6.1 again and think about the sequence of learning. But while there are similarities between child and adult learning, there are also additional features of adult learning, that will help you while planning and conducting your health education sessions.
Principles of learning, also known as laws of learning, are readiness, exercise, effect, primacy, recency, intensity and freedom. These are discussed below and they should help you in designing and conducting your health education sessions.