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ERIC Number: EJ521138
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0266-0830
Aspiration and Inspiration: Student Motives in Adult Residential Colleges.
Iphofen, Ron
Studies in the Education of Adults, v28 n1 p65-87 Apr 1996
Using a taxonomy of student motives and a framework of transition phases in residential experience, data from interviews with four adult students and questionnaire responses from others showed the following: residential adult students have individualized and instrumental motivations; communal life is seen as vital to the experience; and results may be due to the young age and single status of the population studied. (SK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)