May 09, · The Adult Learning Theory - Andragogy Malcolm Shepherd Knowles ( – ) was an American educator well known for the use of the term Andragogy as synonymous to adult education. According to Malcolm Knowles, andragogy is the art and science of adult learning, thus andragogy refers to any form of adult learning. (Kearsley, ). Apr 24, · The Experiential Learning Theory states that the essence of adult learning is making sense of experiences. Adults learn best when they learn by doing. They learn best when they are directly involved with—“experiencing”—the learning instead of memorizing numbers and definitions from books.
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May 03, · How Adults Learn (Adult Learning Theory) What regular people call adult education, famed American educator Malcolm Shepherd Knowles called Andragogy – a synonym that basically means the art, science, and theory of adult learning. Knowles became famous for penning his “5 assumptions of Adult Learners”.