ERIC Number: EJ530481
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Older and Younger Adults Writing Together: A Rich Learning Community.
Writing Instructor, v15 n2 p61-69 Win 1996
Reviews a body of theory called "andragogy" or teaching theory for adult learners. Focuses on six characterizations of adult students and how they relate to teaching writing: (1) the need to know; (2) the learner's self-concept; (3) the role of experience; (4) readiness to learn; (5) orientation to learning; and (6) motivation. (TB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Note: Special issue: Undergraduate Learners and the Teaching of Writing.