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Adult learners in the academy

Author: Lee Bash
Publisher: Bolton, MA : Anker, 2003.
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Adult learners comprise almost 50 percent of all students enrolled. Some argue they are pioneering change in today's higher educational landscape.

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Bash, Lee, 1941-
Adult learners in the academy.
Bolton, MA : Anker, 2003
(OCoLC)607672676
Online version:
Bash, Lee, 1941-
Adult learners in the academy.
Bolton, MA : Anker, 2003
(OCoLC)607681031
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Bash
ISBN: 1882982606 9781882982608
OCLC Number: 52761586
Description: xi, 230 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Context and overview. Adult programs : why they are important to the 21st century college or university --
Adult learners : who they are and how they differ from the traditional student --
Demographics and projections --
Programmatic best practices --
pt. 2. Where adult learners begin their educational journey. Why adult learners seek college-level learning --
What adult learners bring to school --
Senior citizens : the new adult learner --
pt. 3. Institutional responses to the adult learner. What adults need in their learning environment --
Stepping into the void --
The entrepreneurial response --
pt. 4. Lifelong learning : education is no longer an endgame. Graduation is only a way station in the lifelong learning journey.
Other Titles: Adult learners in the academy /
Responsibility: Lee Bash.
Local System Bib Number:
157210
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As the number of adult students on college campuses continues to grow, faculty members and administrators unfamiliar with the educational needs of such nontraditional students may well need an Read more...

 
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