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Keys to Success for Adult Learners

By Carol J. Carter, Sarah Lyman Kravits

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 22, 2013


As part of the Keys to Success series, this chapter-sized segment provides success strategies specific to adult learners’ needs, including their life demands, family responsibilities, and professional obligations in addition to school.


Keys to Success for Adult Learners is a concise and focused one-chapter-sized segment that validates and supports the growing population of adult learners. With a discussion of the benefit of life experiences, it helps adult learners understand how what they already know can help them learn in an academic setting. With specific strategies that take into account the circumstances of non-traditionally-aged students, it helps the adult learner prepare effectively for college, work smart while there, manage academic responsibilities, and handle stress. These materials are designed to increase the engagement and retention of the adult learner, benefiting learners as well as institutions.

Table of Contents

Keys to Success for Adult Learners helps students:

  • Understand how their life experiences can help them succeed
  • Prepare to return to college with an awareness of personal needs and goals
  • "Work smart" while in college, taking work and personal responsibilities into account
  • Manage academic responsibilities and handle stress through organization and prioritizing

This title is also sold in the various packages listed below. Before purchasing one of these packages, speak with your professor about which one will help you be successful in your course.

Package ISBN-13: 9780321914569

Includes this title packaged with:

  • Career Tool Kit, The: Skills for Success, 4th Edition
    Carol J. Carter, Gary Izumo

$88.87 | Add to Cart

Package ISBN-13: 9780321896117

Includes this title packaged with:

  • Keys to Effective Learning: Study Skills and Habits for Success, 6th Edition
    Carol J. Carter, Joyce Bishop, Sarah Lyman Kravits

$111.87 | Add to Cart

Package ISBN-13: 9780321896087

Includes this title packaged with:

  • Keys to Success Quick
    Carol J. Carter, Joyce Bishop, Sarah Lyman Kravits

$60.07 | Add to Cart

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-321-86316-X

ISBN-13: 978-0-321-86316-4

Format: Book

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