Addressing & Enhancing Diversity: Age Issues. Barbara B. Shadden University of Arkansas. Relevance for CSD Programs. Growing #’s non-traditional students Ph.D. shortages and need to appeal to mid-career professionals Au.D. and similar degrees attracting practitioners beyond entry-level
Barbara B. Shadden
University of Arkansas
Age is also a factor for faculty:
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There is the 18-22 y.o. student and then…
At different life span points in development, we have different focus, goals, needs, self-perceptions, and points of crisis.
For our non-traditional students, we must expect and plan effectively for these differences if we expect to see age-diverse classrooms.