Cover of: The non-traditional student in higher education | Read Online

The non-traditional student in higher education Proceedings of the thirty-eighth annual Pacific Northwest Conference on Higher Education, Idaho State ... Northwest Conference on Higher Education)

  • 230 Want to read
  • ·
  • 61 Currently reading

Published by Published for the Conference by Oregon State University Press .
Written in English


  • Congresses,
  • Education, Higher

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8344885M
ISBN 100870712764
ISBN 109780870712760

Download The non-traditional student in higher education


  Palgrave Macmillan, - Education - pages 0 Reviews Focusing on non-traditional students in higher education institutions,this new book from renowned scholar John Levinexamines the extent to which community college students receive justice both within their institution and as an outcome of their education. Nontraditional students, or adult learners, are the new majority in the classroom in any sector of higher education according to the National Center for Education Statistics. These students are considered nontraditional if they identify with at least one of the following criteria: be at least 25 years old, attend school part‐time, work full Cited by: 7. students find difficulty connecting with traditional students, and thus lack a sense of belonging (Gonclaves & Trunk, ). Additionally, institutions of higher education are designed to create bridging relationships among heterogeneous groups that enter the institution. In contrast, many nontraditional students enter higher education with. The Association for Non-Traditional Students in Higher Education (ANTSHE) and its affiliated colleges, universities, and nontraditional students share a focus on providing key resources, research, and support for faculty and adult students at colleges and universities across the country.

  Education leads to more options in employment, higher salary over a lifetime, and a greater understanding of the world around you. Education does not only refer to a bachelor’s degree, and it is certainly not only for “traditional” students. Non-traditional college students, in whatever form, should pursue higher education. Non-traditional students in higher education have a unique skill set from lived experience as well as unique learning needs. Adult learners benefit from hands-on assignments, problem solving. Higher education institutions that fail to address the unique needs and expectations of non-traditional students receive sharp criticism from this demographic (Samuels, Beach & Palmer, ). Complaints range from long commutes for short classes, immaturity of the traditional student population, and lack of credits for previous coursework at.   Our Higher Education section is a CT Creative Studio initiative created to support higher education institutions. Posted January 7, More from Higher Education.

  Sargent offers both a testimonial to traditional higher education and a guidebook for the growing numbers of 'nontraditional students,' the older people whose return for degrees is the best news in American higher education today." Dr. Scott Rice, Professor of Reviews: Non Traditional Students 3 traditionally accepted “keyholes.” Non-traditional students comprise a wide range of students and are hard to define. It might be easier to define a traditional college student. A traditional student is 18 years old, single, went directly from high school to college, has no physical or.   One such organization is the Association for Nontraditional Students in Higher Education (ANTSHE), which seeks ways to help both its individual student members and its member schools who are supporting adult learners in their educational journeys. Some of the ways they do this is through the provision of scholarships. Higher Education With Non-Traditional Students Raymond Barnes 4/24/13 INFT - - D45 Module / Week 6 Summary Today as more and more adults are deciding to further their education the focus has turned to how they learn and why their returning to school in the classroom or online.