Mar 24, · How to Effectively Teach Adult Students. March 24, | Best Practices For Teaching. Tweet. Share. Pin. Share. With the recent influx of adult students, the “traditional” student body makeup has shifted; no longer are students the typical twenty-somethings, fresh out of high school, plucking away at a college degree. The “nontraditional. Principles of Adult Learning; See also: Good Teaching Matters: Five Teaching Practices to Improve the Quality of a Training Course. This short article discusses a “learner-centered” culture in education and training and describes how instruction can be designed to .