Adult Learners<br />Protocol: Friday, February 26, 2010 (7pm-9pm)<br />Shawn Brackett, Amy Dinise-Halter, Marianne Price <...
People Like Me<br />
What Defines Adult Learners in Higher Education?<br />“Nontraditional students are those who have at least one of the foll...
Adult Learner Communication<br />Peanut Butter Jelly Time<br />
P B & J Process<br />How does this activity relate to the interactions between adult learners and institutions/professors?...
What are the issues facing Adult Learners?<br />Schlossberg’s Transition Theory<br />Quick Review of Articles:<br /><ul><l...
Compton, J. I., Cox, E., & Laanan, F. S. (2006).
Keith, P. M. (2004).
Kinser, K., & Deitchman, J. (2007). </li></ul>Define the Adult Learner Culture<br /><ul><li>What does it mean to be an “ad...
What does it mean to be a “non-traditional student”?
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  1. 1. Adult Learners<br />Protocol: Friday, February 26, 2010 (7pm-9pm)<br />Shawn Brackett, Amy Dinise-Halter, Marianne Price <br />& Tony R. Smith<br />HESA 696 – Student Cultures<br />
  2. 2. People Like Me<br />
  3. 3. What Defines Adult Learners in Higher Education?<br />“Nontraditional students are those who have at least one of the following characteristics: they delay postsecondary enrollment one year or more after high school graduation, enroll part time, are employed full time, are financially independent of their parents, have dependents other than a spouse, are single parents, or do not have a high school diploma (National Center for Education Statistics, 2002).” (Compton et al. 2006).<br />
  4. 4. Adult Learner Communication<br />Peanut Butter Jelly Time<br />
  5. 5. P B & J Process<br />How does this activity relate to the interactions between adult learners and institutions/professors?<br />How did the experienced peanut-butter sandwich makers feel about having to follow each individual instruction?<br />In what ways was the experience changed for the better by the specific instructions? In what was it changed for the worse?<br />Have you been in a similar circumstance? If yes, how did it impact other areas of your life?<br />
  6. 6. What are the issues facing Adult Learners?<br />Schlossberg’s Transition Theory<br />Quick Review of Articles:<br /><ul><li>Chao, R., & Good, G. E. (2004).
  7. 7. Compton, J. I., Cox, E., & Laanan, F. S. (2006).
  8. 8. Keith, P. M. (2004).
  9. 9. Kinser, K., & Deitchman, J. (2007). </li></ul>Define the Adult Learner Culture<br /><ul><li>What does it mean to be an “adult learner”?
  10. 10. What does it mean to be a “non-traditional student”?
  11. 11. Who represents this culture on our own campuses?</li></li></ul><li>Knowing Our Campuses<br />Meeting the Needs of the Adult Learner Student Culture<br />
  12. 12. Reflection and Processing<br />Small Groups<br />What are specific issues this student might be facing?<br />What expectations might this student have for your campus in regards to support as an adult student learner?<br />How does your campus meet the needs of this student?<br />How does your campus provide support to this student?<br />Large Groups<br />What are some expectations your group discussed is regards to support for adult student learners?<br />What types of things did your group discuss in relation to meeting the needs of adult student learners on your campus?<br />
  13. 13. How can we integrate meeting the needs of Adult Learners into our practice?<br />
  14. 14. Additional Resources<br />Schlossberg’s transition theory<br />

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