Androgogy Reflection Introduction Malcolm Knowles' theory of androgogy is based on the fundamental recognition that adults learn differently than children. The theory of androgogy asserts, more exactly, six fundamental assumptions about adult learning: adults need to be responsible for their own decisions on education (self-directing), experience provides the basis for learning (experience), readiness to learn is closely related to the developmental tasks of his or her social role (social role), learning is more problem-centered than subject-centered (application), adults are motivated by internal or intrinsic factors rather than external ones (internal motivation), and adults need to know the reason why they are learning something...The end:
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