Citations with the tag: ADULT students
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- The Changing Face of the College Student.
// Presidency; Winter2007, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p8
The article presents an excerpt from an interview with Gwen Dungy, executive director of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators about the diverse groups of students in colleges and universities.
- Letter from the Editor.
Stanistreet, Paul // Adults Learning; May2006, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p4
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Rachel Thomson on Adult Learners' Week.
- MEDIA WATCH.
Stanistreet, Paul // Nursery World; 4/15/2010, Vol. 110 Issue 4215, p5
The article relates how Ma Xiuxian of China became the world's oldest first-year school student at the age of 102 after being offered a scholarship to learn writing and spelling together with five-year-old children at the Weshan Road Elementary School.
- Adult Learners' Week award winners.
Stanistreet, Paul // Workplace Learning & Skills Bulletin; 11/9/2012, Issue 60, p3
The article focuses on the experiences shared by the winners of the Adult Learners' Week award as learners.
- Changing the Odds: Informing Policy With Research on How Adult Learners Succeed.
Smith, Cristine // Adult Basic Education & Literacy Journal; Fall2010, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p187
The article focuses on the report "Changing the Odds: Informing Policy With Research on How Adult Learners Succeed," which deals with key ideas from a one-day symposium on policies, focused investments and public-private partnerships that would help reduce the challenges faced by adults with...
- Adult learners.
Smith, Cristine // Education Journal; Apr2010, Issue 123, p13
The article presents a survey which revealed that economic uncertainty has led in a large increase in the number of adult learners in Great Britain in 2010.
- We need a joined-up system.
Meyer, Sue // Adults Learning; Mar2007, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p26
The article focuses on the British government consultation paper "Delivering World Class Skills in a Demand-led System" and its benefits for adult learners. The ability of the proposals contained in the consultation to deliver the world-class skills envisaged is questioned. It is emphasized that...
- SUNY Ulster: Your springboard to a New or Strengthened Career.
Meyer, Sue // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 12/22/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 50, p16
The article focuses on State University of New York (SUNY) Ulster in New York, which offers various courses and services for adult students.
White, Jesse // Illinois Literacy; Summer2008, p1
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one about the Spotlight on Achievement and Service Awards, which celebrate adult learners and tutors, and another about Adult Education Awareness Day in Illinois.
- person-centred planning in Hampshire: training trainers.
Johnson, Mandy // Learning Disability Practice; Dec2006, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p18
The article discusses the effort of the person-centred planning (PCP) team to develop a sustainable person-centered culture in Hampshire, England. It also gives information on the course called "training the trainers" run by the PCP team. The description on how the course was developed is also...
- "Night of 1,000 Stars" -- Where adult learners shine.
White, Jesse // Illinois Literacy; Summer2012, p1
The article offers information on the "Night of 1,000 Stars" event of the Chicago Literacy Coalitions in the spring of 2012, in which the program gives opportunity for adult learners to shine by talking about their personal experiences and victory, or showcasing their literacy skills.
- PERCEPTION OF THE BENEFITS AND EFFECTIVENESS OF COUNSELING SERVICES AMONG ADULT LEARNERS IN UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS NIGERIA.
Ememe, Perp. I.; Igbokwe, G. N. // Journal of Educational Review; Jul-Sep2012, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p315
The purpose of this study is to determine the perception of adult learners on the benefits and effectiveness of counselling services in the University of Lagos. The paper also sought to identify the problems confronted by adult learners in the Distance Learning Institute (DLI) and Sandwich...
- The Meaning Depends: Learning about Me and My Learning.
Smith, Janice E. // Adult Learning; Summer/Fall2009, Vol. 20 Issue 3/4, p26
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's personal development as an adult learner.
- Figuring It Out.
Smith, Janice E. // Community College Week; 10/29/2012, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p1
The article presents the percentage of adult learners in college between the ages of 25-29, 30-39, and 40 and over in public, private non-profit, and for-profit educational institutions in the U.S.
- How do you teach the more "serious" adult student?
Conda, Michelle // Clavier Companion; Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p44
An introduction to a series of articles on tips for teaching piano lessons to adult students is presented.
- Book reviews.
Oromaner, Mark // Community College Review; Spring98, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p91
Reviews the book `Adult Students `At Risk': Culture Bias in Higher Education,' by Timothy William Quinnan.
- What pieces do your adult students like to learn the most?
Oromaner, Mark // Keyboard Companion; Summer2006, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p34
The article introduces the musical pieces that adult students would like to learn most.
- The great FE robbery.
Tuckett, Alan // Adults Learning; Jan2009, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p7
The author comments on the status and prospects for adult learners in Great Britain. The statistical first release (SFR) on learner participation and outcomes issued by the Data Service in December 2008 had some good news on the Train to Gain programme for creating a learning workforce. An...
Tuckett, Alan // Adults Learning; Mar2010, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p4
The article discusses the findings of a study "Active Ageing and Universities: Engaging Older Learners," on the role of universities to support older people in making a full contribution to society and the economy.
- Getting better all the time?
Sherlock, David // Adults Learning; Sep2006, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p20
The article focuses on adult learning in Great Britain. The challenge facing adult learning is addressed. It is argued that if adult learning and skills is a market, it is a very compromised one. Usually, if a provider is poor, there is no real option but to help the people running it to do better.
- Reflections on teaching undergraduate psychology to part-time adult students.
Laher, Sumaya // South African Journal of Psychology; Jun2007, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p383
Teaching the part-time adult student provides numerous challenges not encountered in full-time undergraduate teaching. This short report presents these differing characteristics and the steps taken to cater for them in the Discipline of Psychology at the University of the Witwatersrand using an...
- Going Back to School� at Age 62.
KELLISON, DENNIS W. // School Administrator; May2011, Vol. 68 Issue 5, p38
A personal narrative is presented in which the author reflects on his decision to complete a doctoral program for organizational leadership at Shenandoah University following his retirement from a 40 year career as a school teacher and superintendent.
- Proposed school budget in Los Angeles eliminates funding for adult education.
KELLISON, DENNIS W. // American School & University Exclusive Insight; 1/30/2012, p6
The article reports that a proposed budget for the Los Angeles, California Unified School District does not allocate funds in 2012-2013 for the Division of Adult and Career Education, raising fears of vulnerability among adult students and their teachers.
- THE CHANGING FACE OF AMERICAN CAMPUSES.
Asianian, Carol B. // USA Today Magazine; May91, Vol. 119 Issue 2552, p57
Reports on the increase in the number of adult students entering college in the U.S. during the 1980s. Demographic characteristics of adult students; Myths about adult students; Reasons of adults for entering college.
- From the Editor.
Young, Angela // Journal of Behavioral & Applied Management; Sep2012, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
The article discusses various articles published within the issue including one on self-awareness in leaders by Ashley and Reiter-Palmon, another on adult learners' enrollment and one on leader-member relationship and stress.
- Changing Economic Landscape: Workplace Environment and New Demands.
Aggarwal, Neelam // International Journal of Learning; 2008, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p281
Learning and working environments are marked by an accelerating demand for new and dynamic skills competencies, lifelong learning and e-technologies. Adult students who are working professionals are faced with the challenge of acquiring both theoretical and practical skills, as well as generic...
- Program Characteristics That Predict Improved Learner Outcomes.
Patterson, Margaret Becker; Mellard, Daryl // Adult Basic Education & Literacy Journal; Summer2007, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p83
This study identifies adult education program characteristics that predict improved learner outcomes through statistical analyses of data across four years in a single state. Data indicate that, collectively, several predictors contribute to our understanding of learner outcomes, including (a)...
- Adult Learners Week 2013.
Patterson, Margaret Becker; Mellard, Daryl // Basic Skills Bulletin; 11/23/2012, Issue 109, p2
The article offers information on the Adult Learners' Week to be held from May 18 to 24, 2013, and announces that nominations for the Adult Learners' Week awards must be submitted by December 13, 2012 at www.alw.org.uk/nominate.
- Shrinking Britain.
Lacey, Hester // New Statesman; 11/6/2006, Vol. 135 Issue 4817, p30
This article reports on the rise in popularity in studying psychology in the United Kingdom. The rise in popularity is attributed to the TV show "Cracker," starring Robbie Coltrane and to professionals who are looking to change careers. Though there is a rise in the number of psychology...
- Never Too Late to Learn: The Adult Student's Guide to College.
Mori, Val G. // NACADA Journal; Spring2001, Vol. 21 Issue 1/2, p110
The article reviews the book "Never Too Late to Learn: The Adult Student's Guide to College," by Vicky Phillips.
- Going the Distance on Engagement.
Ezarik, Melissa // University Business; Dec2006, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p17
The article focuses on the findings of the 2006 National Survey of Student Engagement, which included about 260,000 first-year and senior students attending 523 four-year colleges and universities in the U.S. It found that distance learners tended to be older, first-generation college students...
- Earning and learning.
Haughton, Lesley // Adults Learning; Mar2010, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p24
The article discusses the changes in higher education in England where working people are given the opportunity to study and higher education opportunities are opened to individuals with special needs or from different class and ethnic backgrounds. It cites a report from the National Institute...
- Scholarships, Fellowships, and Grants.
Haughton, Lesley // Physical Therapy; Aug2006, Vol. 86 Issue 8, p1174
The article reports on scholarships, fellowships and grants which were made available to individuals in the physical therapy field. The Foundation For Physical Therapy awarded 21 scholarships and one fellowship. The recipients' names and educational affiliations are listed. Sheila...
- The habit of not reading.
Brown, Linda P. // Reading Today; Oct/Nov1989, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p29
The article offers observations on many adult students who have the habit of not reading. Trying to read has been so frustrating and anxiety-provoking for them that they have learned to block out print that is not immediately relevant. They will read signs, application forms or notices from...
- The Great Debate.
Kamikow, Norm // Chief Learning Officer; Oct2006, Vol. 5 Issue 10, p4
The article presents the author's comments on the study conducted by Drexel e-Learning and Philadelphia University about the education experiences of adult learners with about half being online students and about half in traditional degree programs. He says that that the academic perception and...
- should you go back to school?
Ramsey, Robert D. // Supervision; Jul2005, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p3
Discusses the continuing education of business leaders in the U.S. Factors considered by supervisors for going back to school, including the enhancement of employability and promotability; Reasons behind the resistance of veteran superiors to return to work; Percentage of the college population...
- learning voices.
Stanistreet, Paul // Adults Learning; Sep2004, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p31
Discusses the advantages of undergoing distance learning on accountancy in Great Britain. Features of the distance learning program; Difficulty encountered with the learning set-up.
- Working together better.
McNeil, Bethia // Adults Learning; Jun2007, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p23
This article looks at the operation of the Young Adults Learning Partnership (YALP) in Great Britain. According to the author, the partnership was formed to research and develop innovative approaches to learning and personal and social development with young adults. She claims that the...
- Making the vision work.
Plant, Helen; Ravenhall, Mark // Adults Learning; Apr2008, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p28
This article discusses the importance of advice and guidance to adult learners in Great Britain. According to the author, information, advice and guidance will help people to overcome barriers to learning and enable adults to identify what learning is right for them. They also note advice and...
- The Core Humanities Program at The City College Center for Worker Education.
Clark, Marlene // Composition Forum; Fall2007, Vol. 17, p1
This article focuses on the Core Humanities Program at The City College Center for Worker Education (CWE). CWE caters to working adult students and all classes are held one evening per week for three hours and 20 minutes. The author makes reference to the ideas and format of juxtapositions...
- Adult Educators as Adult Learners.
Clark, Marlene // Journal of Developmental Education; Spring2009, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p46
The article focuses on a narrative by Janet MacLennan about adult educators as adult learners. MacLennan relates that one of the traits of an effective adult educator is having empathy that can best be learned when the teacher engages in the learning process him- or herself. She says that her...
- Educational options at Marist College.
Clark, Marlene // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 1/23/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p11E
The article presents information on educational programs and locations developed by the Marist College to accommodate adult students' increasingly overscheduled and complicated lives. The college is first to offer programs in a hybrid format.
- 10 Predictions About Serving Adult Learners.
Clark, Marlene // National On-Campus Report; 7/15/2005, Vol. 33 Issue 14, p1
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Clark, Marlene // National On-Campus Report; 7/15/2005, Vol. 33 Issue 14, p6
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- Protect Further Education: NIACE.
Hubbard, Ben // Education (14637073); 3/12/2004, Issue 135, p3
Presents information on a policy discussion paper on further education (FE) released by the National Institute for Adult and Continuing Education in Great Britain in March 2004. Risk of giving pre-eminence in the resourcing and strategic planning of colleges; Focus of FE on adult learners;...
- Attracting and Retaining Adult Students.
Fontaine, Chris // Distance Education Report; 11/15/2008, Vol. 12 Issue 22, p3
The article discusses how the LeTourneau University of Longview, Texas, has been able to meet the needs of nontraditional working adult students. It is said that the University offerings that have helped adult students succeed include success teams, frequent interaction, collaboration,...
- Advising Adult Learners: The Practice of Peer Partisanship.
Marques, Joan F.; Luna, Ruth // Recruitment & Retention in Higher Education; Jun2005, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p5
The article focuses on the importance of the peer practice of peer partisanship in adult learners. As the need for education among adult learners increases, the need for effective academic advising of these learners become clearer. It is no longer a disputable point whether these students,...
- 10 Predictions for the Adult Student Market.
Marques, Joan F.; Luna, Ruth // Recruitment & Retention in Higher Education; Jul2005, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p1
Carol Aslanian, president of Aslanian Group Inc., has predicted ten trends that will shape the adult learner market in the United States, as discussed in her speech at the Magna Publications' audio conference �Marketing to Adult Students: The Future is Already Here.� According to Aslanian,...
- Best Practices in Adult Advising: A Team Conclusion.
Marques, Joan F. // Recruitment & Retention in Higher Education; Aug2005, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p4
The paper highlights some interesting suggestions surfaced during a 2005 National Academic Advising Association Region 9 conference workshop on best practices in adult advising. Advisors should be involved in and knowledgeable of the student's position and program. Advisors should be attuned to...
- Adult Education, 2001.
Marques, Joan F. // Educational Marketer; 10/18/2004, Vol. 35 Issue 30, p1
The article presents the results of National Household Education Surveys, 2001 on adult education. 46 percent, or 91.5 million, of all U.S. adults took at least one course but were not enrolled full-time in college.