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Older students in adult education

Older students in adult education

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Published by Regional Academic Services, Open University in [Milton Keynes] .
Written in English


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Statementby the Older Students Research Group ; Stephanie Clennell, editor ...
ContributionsClennell, Stephanie., Open University. Older Students Research Group.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18332416M

  In , % of adults 17 years old and older with 8th grade or less education participated in some type of adult education program. Participants with some education between 9th and 12th grades (without a diploma) %; and % of those with a diploma participated in an adult education program. (Digest of Education Statistics, , Table ).   The number of older adult learners is rising, some say, and higher education institutions should do more to support them. R. Lee Viar IV, president of the Association for Nontraditional Students in Higher Education, says there’s been a steady growth of college students who are 24 and older but data can be convoluted and interpreted in many ways.

Older Students in Adult Education. Clennell, Stephanie, Ed.; And Others. British students 60 years and older in were studied in order to learn about their age, sex, marital status, employment background, the subjects they study, their reasons for studying, how they study, and what they think about their studies. Considered by the Cited by: (shelved 1 time as picture-book-older-students) avg rating — 4, ratings — published

Percentage of to year-olds who have work credentials or have completed a work experience program, by highest level of education: 1 A certification is an occupational credential awarded by a certification body-such as a professional association or certifying board-based on an individual demonstrating through an examination process that he or she has acquired the designated. fit their adult students. Andso they began experimenting with different assumptions and foundout thattheyoftenproducedbetter results. Between and theJournal ofAdultEducation, published bytheAmeri-can Association for Adult Education, carried articles by successfulteachersofadults2.


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