Essays Tagged: "Knowles"

Reflective writing - personal view - learning styles - adult learners.

y rule. There are, however, two theories that I feel closely supports my line of reasoning.First is Knowles' theory of andragogy.Andragogy makes the following assumptions about the design of learning: ... proach learning as problem-solving, and (4) Adults learn best when the topic is of immediate value (Knowles, 1984). Knowles endeavored to develop a theory that was specific to adult learning. Knowles ...

(3 pages) 452 0 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Education issues. Learning styles

ifferent assumptions, processes and methods (Gibbs and Habeshaw1989) between Pedagogy and Andragogy.Knowles (1984) theory of Andragogy was an attempt to develop a theory specifically for adult learnin ... gies. Instructors adopt a role of facilitator or resource rather than lecturer or grader (Andragogy Knowles 2002).Fry et al (1999) discussed how Pedagogy and Andragogy should be viewed as parallel rat ...

(4 pages) 830 3 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Nursing degree

ken into consideration. There are various learning theories andapproaches to maximise understanding.Knowles (1984) theory of andragogy is an attempt to develop a theoryspecifically for adult learning. ... roach learning as problemsolving and finally adults learn best when the topic is of immediate value.Knowles theory identifies that strategies such as case studies, role-playing,simulation and self -ev ...

(7 pages) 222 0 3.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The friendship between Gene and Finny in ASP

a little, which was perfectly normal. There was no harm in envying even your best friend a little" (Knowles 25).Gene starts to create a conflict with Finny when he becomes envious of Finny. Gene sees ... m to be even with him. In the book Gene says, "Finny had deliberately set out to wreck my studies" (Knowles 53). He convinces himself that Finny is trying to ruin his academics so then he will get no ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers