Adult Learners in Higher Education
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This article from Penn State discusses some characteristics of adult learners and provides some hints on how to teach them. The site states: "Adult learners may present challenges to higher education instructors who are inexperienced with teaching adults or with planning adult learning experiences. Theories of adult learning take into account differences in studentsÂ’ life experiences, including education, work, and family responsibilities. Instructors can be more effective in a classroom where... More
Material Type: Reference Material
Technical Format: PDF
Date Added to MERLOT: July 24, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 09, 2011
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Submitter: Cathy Swift

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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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