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Adults: Lifelong Learning is best in person, not digital

Posted by Nick Mohler on Mar 23, 2016 3:48:48 PM

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Watercolor Landscape class at PCA&D with Steve Wilson

 

Based on a new Pew Research Center survey, nearly 73% of adults consider themselves lifelong learners and 63% consider themselves professional learners: meaning they have taken a course recently to improve their career skills.

Now more than ever, information and knowledge is available at people’s fingertips through the use of digital resources. However, even with the proliferation of online learning portals, a strong majority of Americans still greatly prefer place-based learning as discussed in this recent NPR Ed team story, For Adults, Lifelong Learning Happens the Old Fashioned Way:

 

 Whether you are interested in professional development that will enhance your career or wish to explore your creative side, classes in PCA&D's studios are perfect for lifetime learners. The Pennsylvania College of Art & Design’s continuing education department allows students of all ages to enjoy the result of PCA&D’s 32 years in professional art and design education. With art classes for kids, teens, and adults being small in size and big on substance, students are enriching their lives with creativity and developing practical skills. See more.

Lifelong Learning at PCA&D

Topics: Continuing Education

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