Learners 50+ years actively participate in the Higher Education Center’s College for Older Adults. Enrichment courses ranging from computer applications to history, finance, language, and wellness are offered in six week terms – Fall, Winter, Spring. Classes are scheduled mornings and afternoons with lunch sandwiched in between. Over the last 50 years, the College's adult program evolved into what is known today as the School of Continuing and Professional Studies. This branch of the college seeks to extend the boundaries of the college's learning community to include a wider and more diverse population, and to give access to quality education for adults.
Back to School: Older Students on the Rise in College Classrooms. "If you are talking about changing careers and going to back to school to change careers, you have to run the numbers on it. Nov 01, · Older adults (n = ) participated in focus groups discussing their use of and attitudes about technology in the context of their home, work, and healthcare. Participants reported using a wide variety of technology items, particularly in their homes. Positive attitudes (i.e., likes) outnumbered Cited by:
Sep 05, · University of Maryland University College tops a recent list of the best colleges and universities for so-called nontraditional students. The rankings looked at offerings for older students who fall outside the normal range of first-time, full-time degree seekers fresh out of high school or in Author: Austin O'connor. Teaching strategies to consider for older adults. Consider using specific teaching techniques when providing health teaching for older people. Some elders have increasing difficulty understanding complex sentences, are less proficient than younger people in drawing inferences, and .