The research literature indicates nontraditional students in higher education are different from their traditional counterparts. Understanding our university clientele is important in being able to meet their needs. Instructors are encouraged to analyze their teaching strategies and to incorporate those which can further aid older students in their educational pursuits.
Bendixen-Noe, Mary K. and Giebelhaus, Carmen
"Nontraditional Students in Higher Education: Meeting Their Needs as Learners,"
Mid-Western Educational Researcher: Vol. 11:
2, Article 6.
Available at: https://scholarworks.bgsu.edu/mwer/vol11/iss2/6