[M]any adults need support developing plans to reach their goals, and they will need assistance from tutors or teachers at certain points as...

[M]any adults need support developing plans to reach their goals, and they will need assistance from tutors or teachers at certain points as they work on their own. We need to think about how to broaden the elements of the adult education programs instead of self-study being such a different world.

Steve Reder, professor and chair of the Department of Applied Linguistics at Portland State University and principal author of the LSAL  study on adult learning.