ERIC Number: EJ412584
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Adult Diversity and General Education.
Clark, F. Thomas
Equity and Excellence, v24 n3 p46-48 Fall 1989
Summarizes the following differences between adult learners and more "traditional" college age students: (1) chronology; (2) developmental progression; (3) motivation; (4) learning style; and (5) intellectual development. Discusses the debate concerning general education. Discusses the necessity of accommodating the needs of the students and ways this can be accomplished. (JS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue with the title, "Adult Learners in Higher Education."