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Breaking the Code: What Motivates Adult Learners?

 

Though my focus is always andragogy (adult education, coined by Malcolm Knowles) I often make the argument that more and more often the line between pedagogy and andragogy is blurred.  This article brought me back to some fundamental differences.  Regardless of information accessibility and immersion in special interests, very few people under 17 have the job relevance – thus the immediate application of new learning in context – so I remain on the fence about this.

 

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