Adult learners are typically individuals who are older than the traditional 18 to 22 age range of college students. They often have life experiences that affect their approach to education, and they often juggle family and work schedules to attend college. Designing a program for adult learners can be quite different than doing the same for a typical undergraduate program or course.
Teaching adult learners can be very different than teaching traditional undergrads because of the maturity evident in classrooms and interactions, so educators and administrators may need to adjust their traditional approaches to this group of wonderful students.
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