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ERIC Number: EJ1014796
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1939-4225
Pedandragogy: A Way Forward to Self-Engaged Learning
Samaroo, Selwyn; Cooper, Eleanor; Green, Tim
New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, v25 n3 p76-90 Sum 2013
A debate that has engaged the attention of educators and scores of intellectuals is the longstanding issue of pedagogy versus andragogy. The nature of the debate, given the interdisciplinary theoretical assumptions that underpin the issue, has had a polarizing effect on these scholars; as a result, there has been the emergence of competing theories. This paper addresses the salient issues in the longstanding debate concerning the merits and demerits of pedagogy and andragogy and posits a new model, "pedandragogy," which is a synthesis of the core elements of pedagogy and andragogy. Pedandragogy is a model that promotes and encourages the development of effective learning environments where self-engaged learning by individuals of all ages can be fostered.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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