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College Is Still for Creating Citizens

The fierce debate about the future of higher education in America has clarified some issues even as it has polarized national thinking on the question. While most people agree that current models need rethinking, few have answered where we would be without a vibrant, multifaceted higher-education sector.

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Postsecondary

Peer Mentoring

The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but to reveal to him his own, observed the British politician Mr. 883 more words

Concepts

Interesting Article About Adult Learning & Technology

Andragogy and Technology: Integrating Adult Learning Theory As We Teach With Technology
By Dolores Fidishun Ed.D Head Librarian at Penn State Abington College

https://scholarsphere.psu.edu/downloads/8s45q

A one sentence summary of this article would be:  It is possible to incorporate adult learning principles/theory with technology to create meaningful lessons for adult students. 232 more words

PIAAC (Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies)

The Survey of Adult Skills is an international survey conducted in 33 countries as part of the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC). 75 more words

Facts And Statistics For Adult Literacy

Letter O: OLLI

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, “A Health Club for Your Mind,” has been in Fairbanks almost since the turn of the century. Originally Adventures in Lifelong Learning and then Alaska Lifelong Learning, the name was changed to Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in 2006, after the Osher foundation provided funding. 213 more words

Science

Making an Emotional Connection to Your Learners

Last week, I was on a flight from Phoenix to Indianapolis. Seated directly behind me was a woman holding an adorable 6-month old baby boy. Seated directly across from me was a gentleman holding an adorable 6-month old baby girl. 733 more words

Learning & Development

Adult learning in the West End

The new Dundee City Council adult learning newsletter is now available and you can download it here.

 

The following courses are available in the West End :

Adult Learning