Adult Learners Returning to School Excel in Online Education Finds Research

Thursday, October 24, 2013

An increasing number of adults are taking advantage of the flexibility and accessibility of online education, with survey findings and market data showing that nearly 40 percent of prospective adult students prefer to study fully or mostly online.   So how are they performing compared to their younger peers? According…

Test Taking Improves Learning in People of All Ages Shows Research

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Rereading and restudying information has long been one of the most common methods for committing new information to memory, but recently, researchers have uncovered a far more effective strategy — test taking. The study, funded by Rice University and published in the APA journal Psychology and Aging, found that regardless…


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