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The Adult Learner and MOOCs
August 5, 2013

Jon Bellum is Provost and Senior Vice President at Colorado State University-Global Campus. In the past twelve months, many interesting alternative models to the learning that has t…

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University of Richmond

Richmond, Virginia


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Chapter 13: Providing Quality Higher Education for Adults
May 2, 2012

A chapter from Game Changers Susan C. Aldridge University of Maryland University College (UMUC) first opened its classrooms in 1947 as a special college at the University of Marylan…

Chapter 11: SUNY Empire State College: A Game Changer in Open Learning
May 2, 2012

A chapter from Game Changers Meg Benke, Alan Davis, and Nan L. Travers This chapter is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License The Learning-F…

Chapter 5: IT Innovations and the Nontraditional Learner
May 2, 2012

A chapter from Game Changers Pamela Tate and Rebecca Klein-Collins Introduction In 1998, the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL), a national nonprofit organization…

7 Things You Should Know About Personal Learning Environments
May 12, 2009

The term personal learning environment (PLE) describes the tools, communities, and services that constitute the individual educational platforms that learners use to direct their own learning…

Asynchronous and Synchronous E-Learning
November 17, 2008

© 2008 Stefan Hrastinski EDUCAUSE Quarterly, vol. 31, no. 4 (October–December 2008) Asynchronous and Synchronous E-Learning A study of asynchronous and synchronous e-learning meth…

Framing Action Analytics and Putting Them to Work
January 18, 2008

© 2008 Donald Norris, Joan Leonard, Louis Pugliese, Linda Baer, and Paul Lefrere. The text of this article is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License ( http://…

The Adult Learner
January 1, 2006

The population of adult learners—individuals who are over age 24 and have full-time jobs and family responsibilities—is large and growing. For example, one-third of California State Universit…

Academic Completion in a Lifelong Learning Universe: What's That?
November 9, 2012 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2012

Information technology is having a profound impact on our ability to support improved persistence, attainment, and completion for adult learners. Improved metrics, reduced time to and cost of deg…