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 07, · Knowles and the andragogy theory says that adult learners are different from children in many ways, including: They need to know why they should learn something. They need internal motivation. They want to know how learning will help them xhustler.xyz: Western Governors University.
Mar 03, · Developed by Malcolm Knowles in , Adult Learning Theory or andragogy is the concept or study of how adults learn and how it differs from children. It aims to show how adult learning is distinct and identify the learning styles which suit them best. Over the years, the theory has been added to and adapted.