|Jacobs, Frederic / Hundley, Stephen P.|
Understanding and Supporting Adult Learners
A Guide for Colleges and Universities
2010. 240 Pages, Hardcover
ISBN 978-0-470-59254-0 - John Wiley & Sons
This book is designed to help raise awareness about the diversity of issues adult learners face in their enrollment and participation in higher education. It will equip faculty, administrators, and others with the analytical and practical skills to make sound decisions relative to adult learners, and provide techniques and frameworks for assessing, implementing, and evaluating practices within the institution--at the classroom, department, school, and campus levels--to nurture and support responsiveness to adult learners.
From the contents
Chapter 1: Understanding the Context for Adult Learners in Higher Education.
Chapter 2: Profiles of Student Issues Related to Adult Learners.
Chapter 3: Profiles of Faculty Issues Related to Adult Learners.
Chapter 4: Profiles of Institutional Issues Related to Adult Learners.
Chapter 5: Profiles of Policy Issues Related to Adults Learners.
Chapter 6: Analyzing and Improving College and University. Environments for Adult Learners.