Innovative Strategies for Engaging Adult Learners through Leadership Development Programming
Date & Time
Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Approximately half of all degree-seeking students pursuing post-secondary education are adult learners making it imperative that colleges and universities understand and are responsive to the needs of this population. In this session, we will discuss how the implementation of a leadership development organization offers a unique engagement opportunity for adult learners. Participants will also share innovative strategies used on their campuses to engage this population in co-curricular experiences that contribute to the development of leadership skills and attributes.
Learning outcomes:
  • Learn strategies for engaging adult learners through a leadership development program.
  • Explore creative funding methods and how to recruit participants for enrollment in a leadership certificate program.
  • Share ideas to gain an understanding of barriers faced by this population and develop ways to create meaningful leadership development opportunities for them.
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Session Type
Small breakout