TITLE

Adult Learners Pursuing Doctoral Education

AUTHOR(S)
Balch, Riann
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching;2012, Vol. 7, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the components of adult learning as they relate to the learner's stage of development in the process of becoming a doctoral learner. It provides a detailed understanding on the strategies and recommendations that are provided for faculty members, university administrators, and external agencies to help doctoral students understand, embrace and develop the skills necessary to fill their roles and responsibilities as doctoral learners. It also examines the student's ability to develop self-directed learning skills, engage in detached reflection and critical thinking, and participate in communities of practice.
ACCESSION #
87626818

 

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