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Supporting Adult Learning In Early Intervention, Carol M. Trivette Mar 2019

Supporting Adult Learning In Early Intervention, Carol M. Trivette

Carol M. Trivette

No abstract provided.


Adult Learner Considerations In Admissions And Enrollment, Tammy R. Johnson, Sonja G. Cantrell Feb 2014

Adult Learner Considerations In Admissions And Enrollment, Tammy R. Johnson, Sonja G. Cantrell

Tammy R. Johnson

As national focus on retention and student success increases, many states and institutions are looking for ways to increase the number of students who ultimately earn degrees. Many are realizing that the non-traditional adult student population is a historically untapped demographic that can provide almost instant, positive changes in graduation rates. This group is often considered low-hanging fruit and can be targeted to quickly complete unfinished degrees. This is especially true for institutions that have a large number of non-completers with high numbers of earned hours. Many non-returners have 90 or more earned hours and simply need some encouragement and ...


Adult Learner Considerations In Admissions And Enrollment, Tammy R. Johnson, Sonja G. Cantrell Jan 2014

Adult Learner Considerations In Admissions And Enrollment, Tammy R. Johnson, Sonja G. Cantrell

Sonja G. Cantrell

As national focus on retention and student success increases, many states and institutions are looking for ways to increase the number of students who ultimately earn degrees. Many are realizing that the non-traditional adult student population is a historically untapped demographic that can provide almost instant, positive changes in graduation rates. This group is often considered low-hanging fruit and can be targeted to quickly complete unfinished degrees. This is especially true for institutions that have a large number of non-completers with high numbers of earned hours. Many non-returners have 90 or more earned hours and simply need some encouragement and ...


Using Ethnography To Understand Twenty-First Century College Life, Constance A. Iloh, William G. Tierney Jan 2014

Using Ethnography To Understand Twenty-First Century College Life, Constance A. Iloh, William G. Tierney

Constance Iloh

Ethnography in the field of postsecondary education has served as a magnifying glass bringing into focus university culture and student life. This paper highlights the ways in which ethnography is especially useful for understanding more recent dynamics and shifts in higher education. The authors utilize existing literature to uphold the relevancy of ethnography, while exploring its opportunities for research on adult students, online education, and for-profit colleges in particular. They conclude with methodological recommendations and directions for both qualitative research and higher education scholarship.


Creating Conditions For Transformation Of Adult Learners, Susan Adams, Kathryn Brooks Feb 2012

Creating Conditions For Transformation Of Adult Learners, Susan Adams, Kathryn Brooks

Susan Adams

Presentation at the 2012 Midwest Scholars Conference, Indianapolis, IN, March 9, 2012.


Using Moodle To Teach Constructivist Learning Design Skills To Adult Learners, Doug Holton Dec 2011

Using Moodle To Teach Constructivist Learning Design Skills To Adult Learners, Doug Holton

Douglas L Holton

As instructors move further into the incorporation of 21st century technologies in adult education, a new paradigm of digitally-enriched mediated learning has emerged. 'Adult Learning in the Digital Age: Perspectives on Online Technologies and Outcomes' provides a comprehensive framework of trends and issues related to adult learning for the facilitation of authentic learning in the age of digital technology. This significant reference source offers researchers, academicians, and practitioners a valuable compendium of expert ideas, practical experiences, field challenges, and potential opportunities concerning the advancement of new technological and pedagogical techniques used in adult schooling.


Understanding Cpd Of Adults Through An Insider's Narrative, Imran Anjum Chaudary Sep 2008

Understanding Cpd Of Adults Through An Insider's Narrative, Imran Anjum Chaudary

Dr Imran Anjum

No abstract provided.