Andragogy vs Pedagogy
Pedagogy refers to theories and approaches to teaching and learning.
Since the term derives from the Greek word for 'child', some have suggested its principles do not apply automatically to adult teaching and learning, for which the term andragogy has been used. Knowles used the term andragogy to describe a set of principles of teaching and learning specifically relating to adults.
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|Relates to:||Learning strategies focused on adults.||All learning and teaching strategies, regardless of age. (In experiential learning, pedagogy does apply to shaping thought process possibilities in children. See Piaget.|
|Introduction (from Wikipedia):||Andragogy consists of learning strategies focused on adults. It is often interpreted as the process of engaging adult learners with the structure of learning experience. Originally used by Alexander Kapp (a German educator) in 1833, andragogy was dev||Pedagogy (pronounced /ˈpedəɡɒdʒi, ˈpedəɡɑːdʒi, or ˈpedəɡoʊdʒi/ ) is the study of being a teacher. The term generally refers to strategies of instruction, or a style of instruction.|