$IResponding to Adult Learners in Higher Education$I offers higher and adult education practitioners an up-to-date handbook resource for serving adult students. Integrating current research and
practice, it offers new insights and understandings regarding the growing diverse characteristics of adult students; best practices for admission, entry, service support, and retention of adult students; and further
resources for professional development and reflective practice. Key discussions include unique characteristics of adult students; recruitment and admissions strategies; academic advisement and assessment options;
effective support services; and opportunities for creating community and advocacy for adults.