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Returning to college in the virtual classroom

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As an older adult, what is the hardest part about going back to college online?

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This item identifies some of the challenges faced by the adult learner returning to post-secondary studies in a virtual classroom environment. Key themes described are: the older learner, returning to post-secondary studies, and challenges of online learning.

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For the adult learner who is returning to post-secondary studies and finds themselves in a virtual classroom, there can be many challenges, both personal and technological, that may need to be reconciled to avoid potential academic barriers to learning.

These themes include:
-Learning as an older adult
-Returning to post-secondary studies
-The virtual classroom

Each of these themes identify challenges that the adult learner may face.

Learning as an older adult
-As an older adult, ...

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