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Traditional & Non-Traditional Students in Higher Ed

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Which of the following might be a characteristic of a non-traditional student?

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1. Which of the following might be a characteristic of a traditional student?

2. Which of the following is a work-related reason a non-traditional student might return to college?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are the different types of higher ed students? The quiz and worksheet help gauge your knowledge of these students and their attributes quickly.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these resources to discover how familiar you are with the following topics:

  • A characteristic of a traditional student
  • Characteristics of non-traditional students
  • Family-related reasons why a non-traditional student might return to college
  • A type of strategy for differentiating instruction that would benefit traditional students
  • Work-related reason why a non-traditional student might return to college

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about characteristics of traditional and non-traditional students
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about a type of strategy for differentiating instruction that is beneficial to traditional students
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as traditional and non-traditional students

Additional Learning

Use the lesson titled Traditional & Non-Traditional Students in Higher Ed to examine more topics, including:

  • What differentiated instruction refers to
  • Attributes of traditional students
  • Motivations for non-traditional students
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