Traditional theories of learning and the teaching practices resulting from them are reviewed. Most theories of adult learning are based on research into the learning of children, which in turn is founded upon theories of animal learning. These theories, formulated under laboratory conditions, are artificial at best--and not complex enough to apply to adult human beings.Cited by: 5473.
The Adult Learner: A Neglected Species. helps cut through the bewildering and often conflicting profusion of theories and research findings, interpretations, reinterpretations and an jses in the. field of learning theory. Pointing out that most adult learning theory is based on the theories of child-learning, which in turn are based on.
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.
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