Understanding and Supporting Adult Learners: A Guide for Colleges and Universities
July 2010, Jossey-Bass
The Authors ix
1 Understanding the Context for Adult Learners in Higher Education 1
2 Profiles of Student Issues Related to Adult Learners 31
3 Profiles of Faculty Issues Related to Adult Learners 63
4 Profiles of Institutional Issues Related to Adult Learners 106
5 Profiles of Policy Issues Related to Adult Learners 146
6 Analyzing and Improving College and University Environments for Adult Learners 188
Frederic Jacobs is professor of education at American University in Washington, D.C. His research and teaching interests include the role, function, and impact of higher education; theory and practice in adult learning; public policy and education; and quantitative research.
Stephen P. Hundley is associate dean for academic affairs and undergraduate programs and associate professor of organizational leadership in the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis. His research and teaching interests include organizational effectiveness, human resource management, and higher education administration.
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