Carol Kasworm, Ed.D.

North Carolina State University

Recorded: February 2016 at the SDL Symposium in Cocoa Beach, FL

Total Time: 43:58

Short Bio:

Dr. Carol Kasworm received her B.A. in Psychology and Sociology from Valparaiso University in Indiana and her M.A. in Higher Education Administration from Michigan State University. She completed her Ed.D. in Adult Education from the University of Georgia in 1977.

She has held faculty appointments at University of Texas-Austin, University of Houston-Clear Lake, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, and University of South Florida. In addition, she has served in a number of administrative roles, to include Associate Dean of Research and Technology, College of Education, at University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty and Program Development at University of Houston, Clear Lake, Assistant Director of Housing at University of Georgia, Resident Instructor at University of South Florida, and Resident Director at Michigan State University. She has been principal investigator or director/co-director of 18 foundation, state, and federal grants.

Dr. Carol Kasworm is a leading authority on adult undergraduate students in higher education, including a number of qualitative studies on adult undergraduate learning and the participation patterns of adults in higher education.


Video Segments:

  1. How did you get started in Adult Education? -0:05
  2. Tell us about your research. -18:54
  3. Tell us about the 5 voices. -24:03
  4. What is your advice to new students? -33:00
  5. Why is Adult Education important to you? -38:10
  6. What contributions have made the most impact? -39:25
  7. Any other wisdom to share? -40:47