Using an inquiry-based approach, this module will sensitize participants to the characteristics and special needs of adolescents and adult learners. Additionally, it is designed to encourage participants to reflect on their beliefs and practices about human nature, the learner and adult learning.  The participants are facilitated toward developing competencies guided by informed choices regarding the methods and strategies they will utilize in their teaching/learning environments for adult learners. Included in the module delivery is exposure to current trends in the appropriate practice of higher education. Prior Learning Assessment; Distance Education and Lifelong Learning are some of the trends under consideration.