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Pedagogy

versus

Andragogy
Pedagogy
 derived from the Greek word "paid," meaning
child plus "agogos," meaning leading.

 the art or profession of teaching.


 teacher-directed instruction
Andragogy
 consists of learning strategies
focused on adults.

the theory of adult learning,


attempts to explain why adults
learn differently than other types of
learners.
Demands of learning
 Learner must  Learner can devote
balance life more time to the
responsibilities demands of
with the demands learning because
of learning. responsibilities
 are minimal.


Andragogy 
Pedagogy
Role of instructor
 Learners are  Learners rely on
autonomous and the instructor to
self directed. direct the
Teachers guide learning. Fact
the learners to based lecturing is
their own often the mode of
knowledge rather knowledge
than supplying transmission.
them with facts. 

Andragogy
 
Pedagogy
Life experiences
 Learners have a  Learners are
tremendous building a
amount of life knowledge base
experiences. They and must be
need to connect shown how their
the learning to
life experiences
their knowledge
base. They must
connect with the
recognize the value present learning.
of the learning. 


Andragogy
 
Pedagogy
Purpose for learning
Learners are goal Learners often
oriented and see no reason
know for what for taking a
purpose they particular
are learning course. They
new just know they
information have to learn
the
information.
Andragogy
 
Pedagogy

Permanence of learning

Learning is self- Learning is


initiated and compulsory and
tends to last a tends to
long time. disappear
 shortly after
instruction.


Andragogy 
Pedagogy