...adult education, and central issues like research, policy and equity.
Title: THE ADULT PERSISTENCE IN LEARNING MODEL: A ROAD MAP TO COUNSELING SERVICES FOR ADULT LEARNERS,By: MacKinnon-Slaney, Fiona, Journal of Counseling & Development, 07489633, Jan/Feb94, Vol. 72, Issue 3
Adults, now constituting approximately half of the college student population, present a challenge to counselors in higher education. Adult learners who are generally self-directed and pragmatic differ in their perspective on the college experience from students of traditional college age whose main task is preparing for adulthood. Typically, adult learners are already self-supporting, mature, and responsible... [Supervisor'...