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College degrees for adults

Wayne Blaze

College degrees for adults

a comprehensive guide to over 120 programs featuring options for self-directed learning, credit for learning through life experience, and off-campus learning

by Wayne Blaze

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Adult education -- United States.,
    • Degrees, Academic -- United States.,
    • Non-formal education -- United States.,
    • Self-culture.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWayne Blaze, John Nero ; with an introd. by Barbara Lazarus.
      ContributionsNero, John, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC5251 .B57 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 140 p. ;
      Number of Pages140
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4741804M
      ISBN 100807031569, 0807031577
      LC Control Number78053779

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      Colleges That Are the Best for Adult Students. While no official ranking exists for the 'best' colleges for adults, top contenders are those schools that align with the priorities of adult students. Audiobooks for College and Adult Learners. Reading and learning are still accessible long after your classes end with our audio textbooks for college. Learning Ally makes it easy for you to download the audiobooks you want. Join Today. Audiobooks for College and Adult Learners.

      Research on Adult Learners in College Classrooms. A number of studies have explored the characteristics of adult learners in the college classroom, providing substantial but not unqualified support for the assumptions linked to the theoretical frameworks of adult learning and development described above.   This field is also recommended by the Plus 50 Initiative because a number of colleges across the country offer degree programs in this area specifically for older adult students. Yahoo reports that an associate degree in accounting could lead to positions as .


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