Planning for Higher Education Journal

The Adult Student

Trends and Options
From Volume 2 Number 2 | April 1973
By Jane Lord, Ronald H. Miller
Planning Types: Academic Planning

Institutions referenced in this resource:
Pace University-New York

Among the many reforms currently sweeping higher education is the growing demand that formal educational opportunity be opened to adults. The result has been expansion of traditional continuing education and extension programs as well as a plethora of new and experimental programs aimed at the adult student. In an attempt to bring some order out of the resulting chaos, Jane Lord, a researcher for Educational Facilities Laboratories, and Ronald H. Miller, project coordinator for the New York City Regional Center for Life-Long Learning at Pace College, have reviewed the literature on adult education to produce this article, discussing the trends and the options open to institutions of higher education. An extensive bibliography is included.

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