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What do you recommend for addressing issues related to the costs associated with participating in adult education? Are there technology-based solutions? APA referencing required.

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1. What do you recommend for addressing issues related to the costs associated with participating in adult education? Are there technology-based solutions?

Cost and affordability is one of the barriers to adult education. For example, the Adult Education and Training Survey shows that a majority of the respondents who indicate that there was training they wanted to take but did not, point to a lack of time as the primary barrier to training. Other important deterrents include the cost of training, inconvenient times and an inconvenient location. In that survey, only those who indicate that they have unmet training needs or wants are asked about training barriers. Similar results are obtained in other surveys covering adult education and training, including U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics surveys and the International Adult Literacy Survey (Motivations and Barriers to Adult Learning, 2000).

The government and student loans play an essential role in making adult education affordable. Being an adult learner, for example, a barrier to participation and challenge is with regards to financial aid and ...

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This solution explores ways to address issues related to the costs associated with participating in adult education, including any technology-based solutions. Referecnes in APA format.

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