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Course level: Graduate
This course provides an overview of community-based programs and services available for adult learners. Learners examine programs designed to enable adults to engage in educational, informational, and enrichment activities for lifelong learning. Learners examine issues, trends, and barriers to success for adult students, including areas such as social and community services, economic issues, and legislative influence. Additionally, learners review special populations of adult learners such as the aging population, adults with disabilities, military veterans, immigrants, refugees, incarcerated adults, and sexual minorities.