Adult Education Graduate Programs
Adult education graduate students study the practice of teaching adults, including those in college and graduate school. Due to the cognitive differences inherent in developmental stages, adult education differs from child education in a number of ways. Adult education graduate programs specialize in training individuals to utilize the unique learning style of adult students taking into consideration factors including; adults tend to be more self-directed than children, adults tend to have formed a dominant learning style and have some understanding as to how best to use it, adults appreciate consistent feedback regarding their progress, and adults have a rich breadth of life experience to bring to their classroom experience. Candidates interested in an adult education graduate degree program can be attracted to the discipline for many reasons some may want to learn how to share knowledge of their field of expertise or be educators hoping to expand their educational reach.
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