The development of a knowledge-based society - Challenges for e-learning and adult students in higher education

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This article examines Lifelong Learning, from the perspective of the adult learner in higher education, by presenting some of the results of a project, funded by the European Commission's Socrates Programme, LIHE, Learning in Higher Education. It is structured as follows: first, the background of the project is described, then the experiences of the adult student, concerning their induction and tuition, are presented. Some future trends concerning adults in higher education and lifelong learning are outlined and conclusions drawn.
Original languageUnknown
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Distance Learning
Place of PublicationHershey
PublisherIGI Global
ISBN (Print)978-1-60566-198-8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009

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