andragogy

[ an-druh-goh-jee, -goj-ee ]
/ ˈæn drəˌgoʊ dʒi, -ˌgɒdʒ i /

noun

the methods or techniques used to teach adults: Many educators believe that the principles of andragogy, as advanced by Malcolm Knowles, have great relevance to adult education; others are not so certain.

Nearby words

  1. andouille,
  2. andover,
  3. andr-,
  4. andrada e silva,
  5. andradite,
  6. andrea,
  7. andrea del sarto,
  8. andreanof islands,
  9. andreev,
  10. andretti

Origin of andragogy


Related formsandragogical [an-druh-goj-i-kuh l] /ˌæn drəˈgɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, an·dra·gog·ic, adjectivean·dra·gog·i·cal·ly, adverb

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