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Xinyuan Zeng; Prasert Ruannakarn – Higher Education Studies, 2023
China's elderly population is on the rise, and there is a growing need for improved education for professionals in geriatric health care and management. "Age-Friendly Interior Design" is a mandatory component of the curriculum for students majoring in aged care and management. Problem-Based Learning (PBL) has been introduced as an…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Foreign Countries, Geriatrics, Teaching Methods
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Sukchaona, Photjanee; Pollachai, Wiyada; Sukchaona, Supapong – Higher Education Studies, 2023
The research aimed to 1) develop a learning package for the living of the elderly, 2) assess the quality of the developed learning package, 3) assess the technology acceptance of the developed learning package, and 4) find out the elderly's satisfaction towards the developed learning package. The learning package was developed following the 5-step…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Adult Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Khan, Shahla Sattar; Takkac, Mehmet – Higher Education Studies, 2021
New immigrants' arrival in any country indeed brings new challenges to settle in the country. Learning the language of a new country is one of the major hassles in settling and starting a new life. In Canada, new immigrants must learn English as a second language because English is an official language and is also used day to day in almost all…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries
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Lin, Xi – Higher Education Studies, 2016
The present study is a review of the literature concerning the barriers and challenges of female adult students enrolled in colleges and universities in the United States. Findings indicated that the commitments of multiple roles, lower level of self-confidence, and insufficient family and social support were the most significant variables related…
Descriptors: Barriers, Females, Adult Students, Higher Education
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Xiaoqin, Liu; Wenzhong, Zhu – Higher Education Studies, 2016
This paper has reviewed the history of EOP (training) development and then illustrated the curriculum design of cabin service English training from the three perspectives of ESP, CLIL and Business Discourse. It takes the cabin crew English training of China Southern Airlines (CZ) as the case and puts forward an operational framework composed of…
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, Case Studies, Air Transportation, Curriculum Design
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Ekmekci, Ozgur – Higher Education Studies, 2013
The purpose of this essay is to critically examine course structure and the role it may play in improving teaching presence in an asynchronous online learning environment. The examination is grounded in experiential learning; adult learning principles; case-based and problem-based learning methods; and peer reviews. The discussion is concluded…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Asynchronous Communication, Online Courses, Computer Mediated Communication
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Akpama, Simon Ibor; Asor, Love Joseph; Erim, Costly M.; Adekola, G. – Higher Education Studies, 2012
Nigeria is a signatory to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) declaration but till now she has not made any significant milestones in actualizing these human development goals. In spite of the coordinated efforts towards mobilizing those in the formal education system to partially address its implementation challenges, serious gaps still exit…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Implementation, Nonformal Education, Role of Education
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Cyprian, Onwubiko Emeka – Higher Education Studies, 2012
This study seeks to understand how adult learning takes place in homestay programme at Kanchong Darat, Banting, and Selangor in Malaysia. The study seeks to provide an overview evaluation and some salient lessons that could be derived in providing quality homestay services to learners. More so, the study succinctly covers socio-cultural issues in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Students, Adult Learning, Program Evaluation