As an adult educator, you’ve surely heard about your learners’ struggles to pay for their continued education. Many places offer adult education funding that are not often initially thought of in a search. And, nowadays, there is a scholarship for just about anything you can think of! When your learners come to you with the inevitable question of where to find grants and scholarships, suggest some of the sources below to aid them in their searches.
As an experienced educator, you may know that adult learners are completely different from younger students. While younger students accept whatever teaching style is thrown their way, it can be more difficult to engage an adult learner. View these learners as consumers—they are typically in your class voluntarily, and they want to make sure that they get the most out of learning for their time and money. How can you keep this unique and diverse group of learners engaged?
What does the adult and higher education landscape look like today? What kind of payoff can a prospective student hope to receive by returning to the classroom? Here are some of the latest research and numbers (compiled by World Education, eLearning Industry, and COABE) to help provide adult learners and educators with a snapshot.
The varied experiences, backgrounds, and needs of adult English language learners can pose a challenge for educators when it comes to lesson planning and finding effective instructional approaches. Here are four tips to help you address these challenges and equip your learners for success in the classroom and beyond.
As more and more jobs require post-secondary training, adult learners and instructors are demanding better options for high school equivalency credentials. Here's what you need to know about rapidly growing adult diploma programs.
Podcasts are a great option for Adult and Higher Ed instructors to sneak in some professional development while commuting, catching up on paperwork, or working on chores around the house. We've put together a list of five of our favorites.
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