Ensuring Adult and Non-Traditional Learners’ Success with Technology, Design, and Structure

Ensuring Adult and Non-Traditional Learners’ Success with Technology, Design, and Structure

Charity L. B. Jennings (Center for Allied Health Education, USA & University of Phoenix, USA)
ISBN13: 9781799867623|ISBN10: 1799867625|EISBN13: 9781799867647|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-6762-3

Description

The increasing share of adult and non-traditional learners in higher education affects enrollment trends for all institutions and puts pressures on community colleges, colleges, and universities to implement courses, programs, and services for this student population. With the increasing share of adult and non-traditional students in the higher education student body, higher education faculty and administrators must ensure that the design of programs, courses, and student services support the success of all students.

This edited book is designed to provide higher education professionals with current research and research-based best practices for ensuring student success for adult learners and non-traditional students. This publication benefits administrators and faculty seeking to enroll and support adult and non-traditional learners in their institutions. The research presented in this book will help higher education professionals ensure that courses, programs, and student services are designed and implemented in a manner that supports student success for all learners in the institution, particularly adult and non-traditional learners. The theme furthers the research and publication environment for andragogical research and research-based best practices for adult learner success.

The target audiences are post-secondary administrators, faculty, and leaders who lead institutions that serve adult and non-traditional learners in their student body. It is appropriate for all parts of higher education and post-secondary education where adult learners and non-traditional students seek relevant educational services.

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