August 17, 2017|Adult Learners, Academic Standards|

The Credit Hour Reconsidered: Why the Carnegie Unit’s Time Has Passed

August 17, 2017|Adult Learners, Academic Standards|

The credit hour, sometimes also referred to as the Carnegie Unit, has since the early 20th Century been the commonly accepted measure of the quantity of college education someone has completed. Credit hours have played a surprising number of roles over the last century. They were originally designed to standardize measures of learning in secondary [...]

July 14, 2017|Adult Learners|

Precision Education: Are Adult Learners the Future of Higher Education?

July 14, 2017|Adult Learners|

Studies of college student success have found that students who live on campus, attend college full-time, participate in campus activities, interact with faculty outside of class and have close relationships with peers are more likely to graduate. But that does not characterize the experience of most adult students who, according to the National Center for [...]

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