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ERIC Number: EJ235556
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Oct
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Proficiency Theory of Adult Learning.
Knox, Alan B.
Contemporary Educational Psychology, v5 n4 p378-404 Oct 1980
The author's theory of adult learning and teaching uses proficiency as a unifying concept to relate acquisition of knowledge, skills, and attitudes to improved performance, which motivates adult learning. An interest in enhanced proficiency, the capability to perform, given the opportunity encourages adults to persist in learning activities. (Author/RD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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