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1 Becker College and the Growth of Adult Learners Denise Morgan

2 VISION: Becker College will become a nationally recognized baccalaureate institution, renowned for its values and for its focus on delivering to the world highly educated, responsible citizens, prepared to contribute to a global society and rise to the top of their chosen professions. MISSION: The mission of Becker College is to deliver to each student a transformational learning experience—anchored by academic excellence, social responsibility, and creative expression—that prepares graduates to thrive, contribute to, and lead in a global society.

3 “There is only one way to predict the future: You must build it yourself. The Becker community is crafting a future for the College that is visionary, ambitious and bright” - Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D., President, Becker College.

4 - An Independent Four-Year Private College - Providing Quality Education Since Traditional Students Adult Learners - Over 30 Degree Programs - Awards Credit Bearing Certificates, Associate & Bachelor Degrees - Vision 2020: Transition from Becker College to Becker University

5 The Educational Landscape is Changing Allen, I.E & Seaman, J. (2012). Changing course: ten years of tracking online education in the United States. Retrieved from: Babson Survey Research Group website:

6 565 Adult Students

7 Successful Integrating Technology into the Classroom

8 “A new generation of leaders must step forward to transform higher education, using new tools and approaches such as disruptive innovation and selective experimentation. We must ensure that Becker College graduates are prepared to compete in a global society.” Robert E. Johnson, Ph. D. – President, Becker College

9 Allen, I.E & Seaman, J. (2012). Changing course: ten years of tracking online education in the United States. Retrieved from: Babson Survey Research Group website: Becker College (2013, January 17) Becker College: Be the Change. Retrieved from Betts, K., Hartman, K., & Oxholm, C. (2009). Re-examining & repositioning higher education: Twenty economic and demographic factors driving online and blended program enrollments. [Article]. Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks Chua, M. (2011, May 13) Education in 2030: Open source and community-based. Retrieved from Curriki Conversations (2013, August 8). What will the Classroom of the Future Look Like? [Blog Post] Retrieved from David, J. (2008, March). What Research Says About Grade Retention. Researching the Reluctant Learner, PP Grossman, Helene Joyce, "Second chances: Making meaning from adult literacy students returning to school" (2012). A Literature Review. Graduate Theses and Dissertations. Paper References

10 References Continued Johnson, L., Adams Becker, S., Cummins, M., Estrada, V., Freeman, A., and Ludgate, H. (2013). NMC Horizon Report: 2013 Higher Education Edition. Austin, Texas: The New Media Consortium. Johnson, M. (2013, January 10) Meeting the Money Challenges of Adult College Students [Blog Post] Retrieved from students_b_ html Learning and Education (2013, July 12) By 2030 over 50% of Colleges will Collapse [Blog Post]. Retrieved from collapsewww.wfs.org/blogs/thomas-frey/2030-over-50-colleges-will- collapse Ross-Gordon, J.M. (2011) Research on Adult Learners: Supporting the Needs of a Student Population that is No Longer Nontraditional. Peer Review, 13 (1), Student Finical Aid Services Inc. (2014, February 7) FASFA Questions. Retrieved from Van Dyke, P. (2012, March 16) The Growing Trend of Adults Returning to College. Retrieved from


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