Andragogy


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  • Malcolm Shepard Knowles

Theory in a Nutshell

General premise of andragogy (man-guide) stems from the realization that adults learn differently than children–pedagogy (child-guide). Adults have more experience with learning and knowledge acquisition. They also have different needs when it comes to what and how they learn. 


Sources

https://elearningindustry.com/9-tips-apply-adult-learning-theory-to-elearning

http://www.muskegoncc.edu/Include/CTL%20DOCS/XXIX_No4.pdf

https://www.shiftelearning.com/blog/adult-learning-theories-instructional-design

https://www.ncolr.org/jiol/issues/pdf/6.2.3.pdf