The status of adult education faculty has changed steadily over the past forty years as both intrinsic and extrinsic factors in the field have raised new opportunities, challenges, and obstacles. The trends in program orientation, learner populations, sponsoring institutions, and hiring practices have been largely steered by economic forces outside of a learner-centered model of educational planning, even among programs affiliated with traditional postsecondary institutions. Adult learners, motivated as alway…
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