Handbook of Research on Adult Learning in Higher Education

Handbook of Research on Adult Learning in Higher Education

Mabel C.P.O. Okojie (Mississippi State University, USA) and Tinukwa C. Boulder (University of Pittsburgh, USA)
Release Date: February, 2020|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 756|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1306-4
ISBN13: 9781799813064|ISBN10: 1799813061|EISBN13: 9781799813071


In today’s globalized world, professional fields are continually transforming to keep pace with advancing methods of practice. The theory of adult learning, specifically, is a subject that has seen new innovations and insights with the advancement of online and blended learning. Examining new principles and characteristics in adult learning is imperative, as emerging technologies are rapidly shifting the standards of higher education.

The Handbook of Research on Adult Learning in Higher Education is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of adult education in residential, online, and blended course delivery formats. This book will focus on the impact that culture, globalization, and emerging technology currently has on adult education. While highlighting topics including andragogical principles, professional development, and artificial intelligence, this book is ideally designed for teachers, program developers, instructional designers, technologists, educational practitioners, deans, researchers, higher education faculty, and students seeking current research on new methodologies in adult education.

Topics Covered

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

  • Adult Education
  • Andragogical Principles
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Gamification
  • Instruction Design
  • Netnegraphic Research
  • Online Learning
  • Professional Development
  • Simulation
  • Virtual Reality

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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