are adults [ ] all adult college students are by definition non-traditional” (p. 8, parenthetical added). Others do not include adult students in the nontraditional student category. For example, Compton, Cox, and Laanan () argue that “adult students have . Dec 23, · In reality, 40 percent of college students are 25 or older — well out of high school — and many have kids, full-time jobs or both. The Adult Student's Guide to College Author Rebecca Klein Author: Elissa Nadworny.
Oct 01, · College students (N=) were surveyed on their conceptions of the transition to adulthood and their own status as adults. Only 23% indicated that they considered themselves to have reached adulthood, while nearly two-thirds indicated that they considered themselves to be adults in some respects but not in others. The most important criteria for marking the transition to adulthood Cited by: Aug 24, · The number of older adult learners is rising, some say, and higher education institutions should do more to support them. R. Lee Viar IV, president of the Association for Nontraditional Students in Higher Education, says there’s been a steady growth of college students who are 24 and older but data can be convoluted and interpreted in many ways.
Jan 31, · Adult students who aren’t tech savvy may want to brush up on their computer skills, given that so much of college these days, including turning in assignments, is conducted online. Aug 26, · The Great Recession of sent adult learners flooding back to college, aiming to finish degrees or gain specific skills to boost their employability, Author: Emma Kerr.