Definition of andragogy in English:

andragogy

Syllabification: an·dra·go·gy
Pronunciation: /ˈandrəˌgäjē, -gägē
 
 
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noun

  • The method and practice of teaching adult learners; adult education: much has been written about andragogy in general education circles over the past fifty years
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    • The most widely known model of instruction for adult learners is Knowles' model of andragogy.
    • Given these principles of andragogy, experiential learning can be an effective methodology for teaching adults.
    • This principle is consistent with theories of teaching and learning for children (pedagogy) and adults (andragogy).

Derivatives

andragogical

adjective

Origin

1920s: blend of andro- and pedagogy.

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