If anything, adult learners tend to be the busiest people. This is something that needs to be kept in mind when developing any tool online. 

Adults also come with years of different experiences, skills and knowldege. An online tool should have the user in mind. Have content that is relevant, encourages adult learners to explore and emphasise realworld benefits.

Creating an online tool usually requires input from an administrator, developer, user (educator and learner) and funders.

A report from the US Depsrtment of Education-funded LINCS system outlines some decisions and key-actions to think about for administrators.

Click here to read the report.