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Adult Characteristics

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The authors present a concise list of the differences between adult and child learners. They define an adult learning (according to Chickering) as "an individual whose major role in life is something other than full-time student."
Material Type: Reference Material
Date Added to MERLOT: July 24, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 10, 2009
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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