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How Can Universities Empower Adult Learners?

Presenters: Lorna Rourke, Library Director, University of Waterloo, Canada

In order to truly advance the careers and lives of adult learners, educators need to understand the importance of adult learners to universities, the complex lives of adult learners, and the appeal of online courses among this learner group. Not insignificant to this goal is the fact that many of these learners are now millennials with distinct learning preferences and life challenges.