[1609051] Welcome to the first semester in 2016/2017

Dear D4K3 Students,

Welcome to the first semester in academic years 2016/2017 to the students of University of Balikpapan majoring in occupational health and safety. Prior to lecturing begins, please download and read carefully the learning agreement as per hyperlink below.

Kontrak Pembelajaran K3 Konstruksi 2016

Read carefully and print it in two (2) copies both for student and lecturer, then give your signature in the agreement. If you have any question, please feel free to contact your lecturer to better understanding of the agreement.

Have a nice day.


[1608151] Understanding Adult Education and Training


Erwin Ananta

Just who is the adult learner and how is that learner best understood? Are adult learners defined by their intelligence (IQ), practical skills, knowledge, expertise or wisdom? What impact does stage of life and past experience have on the learner and learning, and just what status should be given to the prior learning adults bring? What distinguishes the adult learner from the child and at what point (if any) can we confidently separate our conception of the two? How do adults approach learning and in what ways might the findings of disciplines such as lifespan-development psychology and sociology inform the work of adult educators and trainers? These and other similar questions provide an introduction to the project of understanding the cognitive and developmental attributes of the adult learner, an essential study for those who wish to facilitate learning in the post-school years. As lifelong learning becomes the norm, the issue takes on an increasing urgency.

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