Technology and distance education are changing classrooms. The student body, diverse in race, learning styles, ages, and cultures, demands new approaches to teaching and learning. Society calls for
quality standards in teaching outcomes and fiscal responsibility. At the heart of these challenges is the faculty. The authors' perspective is to view faculty as adult learners and faculty development programs and
initiatives as adult education. The book introduces the concepts of adult learning and program development in adult education and sets forth a useful model with strategies for success. Fundamental principles and their
use are illustrated in an understandable framework. Here is a practical guide for administrators and teachers responsible for faculty development.