Adult Learning Theory: Andragogy
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... learning theory: Andragogy “Andragogy is the true method of adult learning ... life itself is the adults school.” Martha Anderson & Eduard Lindeman,
Education Through Experience (1927).
Adult learning is described as both - highly complex as well as deceptively simple, at times, and forms one the most essential elements of an individuals everyday living which help them in understanding, deciphering and implementing the knowledge acquired through learning in their everyday lives. The term Andragogy is used to define the concept of learning among adults. It was first used by a German educator, Alexander Kapp, in the year 1833 but was developed further and defined theoretically by the American educatory...