ERIC Number: EJ625870
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Andragogy and Self-Directed Learning: Pillars of Adult Learning Theory.
Merriam, Sharan B.
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, n89 p3-13 Spr 2001
Andragogy and self-directed learning were early attempts to define adult education as a unique field of practice. Both have been criticized for focusing on individual learners while ignoring sociohistorical context. Both continue to contribute to adult education theory and practice. (Contains 44 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Note: Theme: The "New" Update on Adult Learning Theory.