May 08, 2013 · Adult Learners' Traits. Self-direction Adults feel the need to take responsibility for their lives and decisions and this is why it’s important for them to have control over their learning.Therefore, self-assessment, a peer relationship with the instructor, multiple options and initial, yet subtle support are all Author: Christopher Pappas. May 09, 2013 · The Adult Learning Theory - Andragogy. Malcolm Shepherd Knowles (1913 – 1997) was an American educator well known for the use of the term Andragogy as synonymous to adult education. According to Malcolm Knowles, andragogy is the art and science of adult learning, thus andragogy refers to any form of adult learning. (Kearsley, 2010).Author: Christopher Pappas.
www.nwcphp.org Effective Adult Learning: A Toolkit for Teaching Adults | 6 sessions at different levels of expertise—for frontline workers versus managers, for example. Ideally, you should conduct a needs assessment prior to taking on a training project. This helps to identify gaps in learning and further targets the training for your audience. 2 PROMOTING ADULT LEARNING – ISBN 92-64-01092-0 – © OECD 2005 Is there under-investment in adult learning, and to what extent does this affect equity of access?
Adult learning principles. Since, Eduard C. Lindeman's pioneer paper in 1926, The Meaning of Adult Education, which awakened interest in and set the basis for the systematic research about how adults learn, educators and psychologists have contributed to the development of many varied theories and hypothesis about the learning characteristics of adults.