ERIC Number: ED367032
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Communication and Social Change: Appropriate Adaptations for Adult Learner Diversity.
Curtis, Dan B.; Winsor, Jerry L.
Lifelong education is a critical issue for higher education. The number of adult learners in university classrooms is and will continue to increase. This paper addresses: (1) the impact of the changes in the cultural diversity of university students; (2) motivations of adult learners for continuing their education, with its implications for learning style differences; and (3) recommendations for adapting university education and communication education in particular to empower adult learners. (Contains 13 references.) (Author/RS)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Communication Education; Student Empowerment
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Speech Communication Association (79th, Miami Beach, FL, November 18-21, 1993).