ED LDRSHP 762: Nontraditional Higher and Postsecondary Education

Course ID
Educational Leadership 762

Course Title
ED LDRSHP 762: Nontraditional Higher and Postsecondary Education

Credits
3

Course Description

This course explores the challenges and opportunities related to serving nontraditional students in higher and postsecondary educational settings. The shift to a knowledge-based economy, changing career patterns, and the increasing focus on continuous learning as a core capacity for individual and organizational success are among the trends putting new demands on educational institutions Staff, faculty, and administrators in higher education must be equipped to guide institutional responses to these "nontraditional" demands. In this course, we will review theoretical frameworks, institutional contexts, program design, and principles of best practice related to serving adult nontraditional students. Specific emphasis will be directed toward recruitment and retention, student support, faculty development and program quality.



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