What is Andragogy?
Andragogy is a theory that focuses on the best methods for teaching adults. This concept was developed by the American educator Malcolm Knowles in the 1960s.
I now spend my working life standing in front of adults, teaching classroom pedagogy: the practice of teaching.
Knowles noticed that adults learn differently than children, and he identified several characteristics of adult learners:
- Are self-directed and responsible for their own learning.
- Have a wealth of life experiences that they bring to the learning process.
- Are goal-oriented and want to see immediate applications for