Adult Learner Program for Higher Achievement (ALPHA)

Coker College (SC)

The Adult Learners Program for Higher Achievement (ALPHA) at Coker College centers its programs and services on the needs of adult learners. The program will concentrate on developing components in the curriculum and academic advising that assist adult students develop their careers.

A first year experience course is being designed to address the transitional issues for adults. The course will address such skills as research, writing, technology, community building and social integration. Retention and persistence metrics will be used to assess the success of the new ALPHA initiatives.

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