Andragogy

The biggest and most thorough collection of Andragogy in eLearning. Anything you need to know about adult learning theory or Andragogy, written by the top eLearning experts worldwide.

3 Tried And True Ways To Master A New Skill

3 Tried And True Ways To Master A New Skill

Thursday, 2 June 2016 by Peter Murphy

One advantage of being an adult learner in the 21st century is the access to new technologies, including mobile learning…

Corporate
Distance Education: 5 Ways To Engage Adult Learners

Distance Education: 5 Ways To Engage Adult Learners

Saturday, 14 May 2016 by Julian Davis

When we look at why distance education has become so popular, it could be any number of reasons; but for…

Best Practices
5 Tips To Bridge The Technology Gap Faced By Adult Learners

5 Tips To Bridge The Technology Gap Faced By Adult Learners

Friday, 11 March 2016 by Julian Davis

When an adult makes a conscious decision to start studying again, especially after a reasonable time away from learning, chances…

Best Practices
5 Technology Challenges Faced By Adult Learners

5 Technology Challenges Faced By Adult Learners

Thursday, 3 March 2016 by Julian Davis

Adult learners acquire their knowledge very differently to children. They are much more results driven, goal oriented, and practical, as…

Best Practices
eLearning Benefits For Busy Adult Learners

The Top 7 eLearning Benefits For Busy Adult Learners

Saturday, 10 January 2015 by Christopher Pappas

Busy work schedules, hectic personal lives, and a lengthy list of responsibilities on both fronts, may prevent adult learners from…

Corporate
11 Tips to Engage and Inspire Adult Learners

11 Tips to Engage and Inspire Adult Learners

Friday, 3 October 2014 by Christopher Pappas

In this article, I'll highlight 11 adult learner tips that will give you the ability to engage and inspire adult…

Design and Development
9 Tips To Apply Adult Learning Theory to eLearning

9 Tips To Apply Adult Learning Theory to eLearning

Friday, 15 August 2014 by Christopher Pappas

In this article I'll discuss how Knowles' 5 adult learning theory assumptions can be translated to modern day eLearning experiences,…

Design and Development
The Adult Learning Theory - Andragogy - of Malcolm Knowles

The Adult Learning Theory - Andragogy - of Malcolm Knowles

Thursday, 9 May 2013 by Christopher Pappas

What Andragogy means and which are Knowles’ 5 assumptions of Adult Learners? Are you familiar with Knowles’ 4 Principles Of Andragogy? At the…

Instructional Design
8 Important Characteristics Of Adult Learners

8 Important Characteristics Of Adult Learners

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 by Christopher Pappas

Adults are characterized by maturity, self-confidence, autonomy, solid decision-making, and are generally more practical, multi-tasking, purposeful, self-directed, experienced, and less…

Design and Development
17 Tips To Motivate Adult Learners

17 Tips To Motivate Adult Learners

Friday, 26 April 2013 by Christopher Pappas

The introduction of learning technology and the changing workplace recently increased the importance of adult learning. However, there comes the…

Design and Development
The Essence of Transformational Adult Learning

The Essence of Transformational Adult Learning

Tuesday, 21 August 2012 by Tim Stafford, MS MA

Abstract – The theory of transformative learning theory, first articulated by Mezirow and further refined in his later publications, is…

Instructional Design