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ERIC Number: EJ367019
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Elders and Higher Education: Instrumental or Expressive Goals?
O'Connor, Darlene M.
Educational Gerontology, v13 n6 p511-19 1987
Examined the learning goals of older adult students. Found elders more likely than middle-aged students to consider "learning for its own sake" (i.e., expressive goals, as opposed to instrumental goals) their most important reason for enrolling in college-level programs. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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