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EdSurge Highlights Adult Education in the Summer of 2014

Posted on 09/10/2014

Taking notes using a tablet camera
Student uses a tablet camera to capture notes from a Smartboard during a class at Torrance Adult School.
OTAN Photo | Randy Bayne

EdSurge received a grant from the Joyce Foundation External link opens in new window or tab to bring more awareness to young adult learning. Throughout the summer of 2014 Alexander Russo External link opens in new window or tab wrote a three-part series highlighting challenges, opportunities, and trends in the adult learning market.

The first in the series, New Urgency in Adult Education External link opens in new window or tab, provides an overview of the adult learning marketplace.

The second in the series, So You Think You Can Educate Adults External link opens in new window or tab, offers a roundup of some of the most interesting trends and innovations in adult education from the interviews with experts and leaders in the field.

The third in the series, Adult Education: Finally Hip to the Game External link opens in new window or tab, talks about the emergence of a small but growing set of mobile and/or game-oriented products and programs that allow adult learners to gain skills on their own away from class or as part of a program, without any need for a laptop, desktop, or computer lab.