July 28, 2000
Older Adults Want to Keep Learning, but Not in Classrooms, Survey Finds
Adults over 50 are eager to continue learning, but they are not keen on reentering the classroom, according to a report by the American Association of Retired Persons. A survey of more than 1,000 older adults found that they prefer individualized study and hands-on experience over the traditional setting.
Annette Norsman, director of the National Retired Teachers Association, a division of the A.A.R.P., said at a news conference that the survey should drive