Monserrat. Age: 29.
According to a Pew Research Center survey, 73 percent of adults think of themselves as lifelong learners. Sixty-three percent of those working have enrolled in a course or completed additional training in the 12 months preceding the survey. Adult education is a critical part of today's society, and those with additional educational and professional experience can be on the forefront of providing these individuals with education at the secondary and postsecondary levels.
Cadence. Age: 23.
Applying Adult Learning Principles to Online Course Design
In Online Education. They often have a hard time fitting schooling in with other life demands including family obligations and work. In addition, many adult students are worried about their abilities as students and about learning in an online environment. Some faculty take a hard line and insist that adults should be able to figure things out for themselves.
Madalyn. Age: 32.
Online Learning Design and Delivery
As an adult learner, you bring your own personal and professional experiences to the learning environment. Along with your passion for teaching others, use that experience and earn an adult education degree through a versatile program that can prepare you for a variety of careers. Our on-campus and online adult education degree program provides you with the groundwork to make an impact educating adults how they learn best — through discussion, collaboration and practical application.
CFA Staff. Posted In: AcademicsWorkforce Research. Many companies implement a tuition reimbursement program with the aim of helping their employees prepare for industry changes and to advance in their careers.