ERIC Number: EJ605174
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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The Impact of the Adult Education Movement on Higher Education in the United States.
International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, v13 p72-74 Fall 1999
Briefly reviews the history of the adult education movement and responses by higher education to the influx of nontraditional older students, such as open admissions, career-oriented programs, evening and weekend divisions, and distance education delivery options such as Web-based modules. Stresses the importance of assessing and accommodating individual learning styles in this population. (DB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Students, College Students, Delivery Systems, Distance Education, Educational History, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Nontraditional Students, Trend Analysis
International Council for Innovation in Higher Education, 335 Bay Street, Suite 1120, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5H 2R3.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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