Abstract

Adult student enrollment in higher education is approaching 50%, yet most college practices have been designed for younger, traditional age students. This study uses a benchmarking research methodology, including surveys and site visits, to identify best practices at selected adult centered institutions. The findings were distilled into one overarching theme and thirteen related themes.

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Adult Learner-centered Institutions: Best Practices for the 21st Century

Adult student enrollment in higher education is approaching 50%, yet most college practices have been designed for younger, traditional age students. This study uses a benchmarking research methodology, including surveys and site visits, to identify best practices at selected adult centered institutions. The findings were distilled into one overarching theme and thirteen related themes.