Student Development, Adult Education, & Student Diversity
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Course level: Graduate
This course will provide an understanding of traditional, non-traditional and diverse students in higher education through an examination of the psychosocial, cultural, cognitive-structural, and identity theories related to student development. Competency A: Synthesize various student development, adult education, and student diversity theories to enhance the understanding of students in higher education. Competency B: Evaluate theories and practices in college student development, adult education and student diversity in higher education environments. Competency C: Evaluate the interplay between student development theories and student diversity in higher education. Competency D: Analyze legal and ethical considerations for working with students of various abilities, needs, and cultures.