ERIC Number: EJ412572
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
What Triggers Adult Participation in Higher Education?
Equity and Excellence, v24 n3 p5-8 Fall 1989
Discusses literature concerning why and when adults return to school. Discusses study of 2,000 adults which investigated the concepts of transitions and triggers as possible reasons for returning to school. Findings indicate for 83 percent, learning was a utilitarian means; for 17 percent, learning was an end that justified itself. (JS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue with the title, "Adult Learners in Higher Education."