Adult and Continuing Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (4 Volumes)

Adult and Continuing Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (4 Volumes)

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Release Date: March, 2014|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 2066
ISBN13: 9781466657809|ISBN10: 1466657804|EISBN13: 9781466657816|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5780-9

Description

Beyond the undergraduate and graduate levels, education has traditionally ceased when students enter the workforce as professionals in their respective fields. However, recent trends in education have found that adult students beyond the traditional university age often benefit greatly from returning to further their education.

Adult and Continuing Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications investigates some of the most promising trends in furthering education and professional development in a variety of settings and industries. With an extensive array of chapters on topics ranging from non-traditional students to online and distance education for adult learners, this multi-volume reference book will provide students, educators, and industry professionals with the tools necessary to make the most of their return to the classroom.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Adult Learners
  • Collaborative Pedagogy
  • Continuing Education
  • Instructional Design
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Online Learning
  • Professional Development
  • Virtual Higher Education
  • Workforce Readiness

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.

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