By definition adult education involves the training and development of adult individuals in certain vocations or subjects for a variety of reasons. Adult education is not the same as the traditional education of young individuals, since the methods that are employed in capitalization on the accumulated knowledge and life experience of the adult individual are different.
Because of these factors, adults can use what they have learned during their life, add depth to their educational experience, and have a better understanding of how to apply it to their current life situations. Though often done at the workplace as training and development, or in a classroom setting for continuing education or basic education, the adult education is becoming more and more common to see enrollment in online adult education programs.
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In today’s rapidly changing economy, there’s no better path to achieve career goals than higher education. In the world of business, this may be even truer. Gone are the days when simply having a marketable idea and entrepreneurial talent was enough, in post-recession America, in-depth training in the highly complex world of contemporary business is crucial to success. Whether in marketing, industry, service or sales, the tightly interlocking networks of information and commercial activity are driving the next phases of economic progress. For new entrants to the job market or for those entering into a second career, this means that serious education in the realities of modern business is a prerequisite for career success.
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Prison education programs are a highly debated issue–some believe that they are ultimately beneficial to society, while others consider them to be a waste of money. However, new studies have shown that prison education programs reduce the likelihood of recommitting crimes and re-incarceration. What are some of the education options available to prisoners? How does it vary from state to state?
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