Kris MacDonald's research while affiliated with Drexel University and other places

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Nontraditional students, or adult learners, are the new majority in the classroom in any sector of higher education according to the National Center for Education Statistics. These students are considered nontraditional if they identify with at least one of the following criteria: be at least 25 years old, attend school part-time, work full-time, b...

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... Educator knowledge on the subject is highlighted as an important factor to effective within this model is of particular importance given the unique needs of nontraditional students (Hodge, 2022;MacDonald, 2018;Zeit, 2014), further exacerbated through online mediums of education. This supports the need for an approach that appraises both educator perspectives and student perspectives and highlights the ongoing academic conversation around the disconnect between theory and practice (Aronson & Laughter, 2016; Kahlke et al., 2020;Skic, 2020). ...