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This presentation proposes a refocus of the graduate educational experience for those adult students who are interested in solving complex social problems. We suggest the need to invest in and develop flexible interdisciplinary degrees that allow the heutagogical learner to address specific social needs through their educational experiences.

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May 29th, 12:45 PM

Heutagogy and Adults as Problem Solvers: Rethinking the Interdisciplinary Graduate Degree

This presentation proposes a refocus of the graduate educational experience for those adult students who are interested in solving complex social problems. We suggest the need to invest in and develop flexible interdisciplinary degrees that allow the heutagogical learner to address specific social needs through their educational experiences.