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CAEL’s Adult Learner Academy is Coming to Philadelphia!

Posted by Brian Sorenson on Jun 22, 2017 4:41:09 PM

Topics: Best Practices, Knowledge Transfer, Adult Learning Success, Adult Learner Academy

Are you looking to gain the latest insight into today’s learner?

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Study: When Credits Transfer, Community College Students Save On Four-Year Degrees

Posted by Brian Sorenson on May 26, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Topics: Adult Student Success, Best Practices, Trends in Higher Education, Knowledge Transfer

In March, we shared a recent report by the Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment which found that, contrary to preconceived notions, an associate degree alone could help recipients increase their earning potential.

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Call for Proposals: CAEL Forum and News Wants Your Insight!

Posted by Brian Sorenson on Feb 9, 2017 10:14:51 AM

Topics: Trends in Higher Education, Knowledge Transfer, CAEL News

Once a year, CAEL publishes a print issue of CAEL Forum and News, a publication that examines the world of the adult learner from multiple perspectives. Each issue provides expert insight into best practices, research and thought leadership on trends in education and the workforce as shared by CAEL staff, researchers and professors.  

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The Value of Self-Reflection Practices in Experiential Learning

Posted by Brian Sorenson on Dec 16, 2016 2:57:03 PM

Topics: Knowledge Transfer, Student Advising and Coaching, Adult Learning Success

In volume two of CAEL’s 2015 Forum and News publication, Antioch University Los Angeles’ (AULA) Rosa Garza-Mourino, Director of External Partnerships; MeHee Hyun, Co-Chair of Undergraduate Studies; and Andrea Richards, Dean of Assessment and Student Learning, provided insight into how the adult-focused liberal art institution’s experiential learning program follows an advisement model that “anticipate[s] students’ needs, monitor[s] their progress, and intervene[s] at critical moments.” This model “leads to faculty-intensive interactions with students” which orients students, identifies past and current interests, builds an academic experiential learning proposal, creates reflecting learning products and encourages students to look back at self.

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Connecting Service Members and Higher Ed

Posted by Brian Sorenson on Oct 21, 2016 3:39:26 PM

Topics: Knowledge Transfer, CAEL News, Veterans, Military-Connected Student

As Veterans Day approaches it’s fitting that we focus on efforts to help military service members and veterans gain access to postsecondary education.

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ITT Tech and the Need for Closing Institution Completion Pathways

Posted by Pamela Tate on Sep 26, 2016 10:07:48 AM

Topics: Best Practices, Prior Learning Assessments (PLA), Knowledge Transfer, CAEL News

News of ITT Technical Institute's closure, which has displaced tens of thousands of students, has sent shockwaves throughout the country. Beyond the direct affect the closure has on ITT Tech students, it also affects the higher education community and the employers that need skilled and educated workers.

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8 Ways to Grow With Your Best Connections

Posted by Beth Doyle on Jan 26, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Topics: Workforce Development, Employee Engagement, Best Practices, Knowledge Transfer, Adult Learning

Psychologists have long made the case that people only grow in connection with others. High-quality connections make learning at work more effective and meaningful, professors Jane E. Dutton and Emily Heaphy write for Harvard Business Review.

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