First Advisor

Upton, Gary

College

College for Professional Studies

Degree Name

Master of Education

School

School of Education and Counseling

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Comments

Education

Number of Pages

84 pages

Abstract

Adult Learning, Continuing Professional Education, and Constructivism Applied to an Insurance Education Program The CPCU Society and the Institutes have been concerned about the decline in CPCU candidates and members. In this project, the author reviewed potential reasons why the numbers have been decreasing and proposed solutions that local CPCU chapters might implement to increase the numbers of new candidates and members. After reviewing literature on adult learning, continuing professional education, and constructivist theory, the author developed a best practices model of a CPCU Insurance Education Program designed to be used by other CPCU chapters to implement their own educational programs. Chapter members were surveyed and those results were considered within the model. This model was then incorporated within a 3-hour National Leadership Institute workshop that this author presented on April 19 and 20, 2007 to 63 insurance professionals. Feedback from peers and the NLI attendees was positive and supportive of implementing insurance education programs within CPCU chapters.

Date of Award

Spring 2007

Location (Creation)

Denver, Colorado

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