How MOOCs Benefit Students With ADHD

There has been a lot of coverage about how MOOCs (massive open online courses) could revolutionize higher education. But the subject of how MOOCs benefit students with ADHD has received little attention. It is time to redress the balance a little bit.  But first let...

Learning About MOOCs – The Pros and Cons

Many parents and students are interested in learning about MOOCs (massive open online courses) and wonder whether they are really a valid option in higher education. In this post, I hope to point out what are the pros and cons. It also has implications for high school...

Back to College

It’s a dream of many adults to go back to college. They see it as a great way to improve their standings in the job market.  Nearly 4 million people age 35 and older are enrolled in a degree-granting institution, according to the National Center for Education...

The Adult Learning Process

Self-awareness and self-direction are key in the adult learning process.  Once their motivation has been established, they absorb information in a cognitive manner, and retain such information as a result of critical reflection. I believe adult learning is a process,...