The Andragogy Theory
JULY 23, 2019
Malcom Shepherd Knowles (1968) coined the Andragogy Theory as the theory of adult learning. A secure self-concept comes with maturity, meaning that adults are able to take initiative to direct their own learning. As with any theory, the andragogy theory has some pitfalls revealed by critics and other scholars. An obvious one is that some points in the theory, inevitably, do not apply to every adult.