Knowles' Six Principles of Adult Learning

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When we talk about how children learn in traditional classroom settings we are referring to the concept of

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1. Who is credited with coining the term andragogy?

2. When we talk about the manner in how adults learn best we are referring to the concept of

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet assessment provides a quick and easily accessible way in which you can check your understanding of adult learning principles. You will need to recognize terms that explain these concepts in order to complete this assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

On this quiz, you will be required to:

  • Identify the concept described by children learning in traditional settings
  • Name who coined the term 'andragogy'
  • Choose what term describes the manner in how adults learn best
  • Select an example of what might motivate adults to learn
  • Recognize one of the six fundamental principles of adult learning

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the six fundamental principles of adult learning
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the manner in how adults learn
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what motivates adults to learn and what concept focuses on children learning in traditional settings

Additional Learning

Refer to the lesson titled Knowles' Six Principles of Adult Learning to get more information about this topic. Things discussed in this lesson include:

  • Who is seen as the expert in the pedagogical approach
  • What adult learners want to learn
  • What is true of a learning environment for adult learners
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