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ERIC Number: EJ891064
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 3
ISSN: ISSN-0090-4244
Using Adult Learning Theory for New-Hire Training
Woodard, Chris A.
Journal of Adult Education, v36 n1 p44-47 Spr 2007
To test if adult learning theory can inform a training program for newly-hired employees in industry, a training program was set up using Knowles' concepts of andragogy. Evaluation results from before and after the new training program indicate that the perceptions of those in the new training program changed in a positive direction. This indicates that the concept of andragogy does translate to the workplace.(Contains 1 table.)
Mountain Plains Adult Education Association. c/o Adult Learning Center, 815 Front Street, Helena, MT 59602. Tel: 406-324-2118; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A