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Classics ~ Adult Learning Theory & Andragogy Slideshare ~ Malcolm Knowles

Highlights that apply to technology training & learning, as relevant today.

  • Why specifics are being taught  (commands, functions, operations...)


  • Learning is task oriented within a context of common, needed tasks, not memorization


  • Teaching accounts for the wide range of backgrounds of learnings  (different levels / previous experience of learners)


  • Allows for self-direction, discovery - offering guidance through mistakes, offering help in learning if needed

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Deb Nystrom, REVELN's insight:

A good visual summary of the classic work of Knowles, useful as a refresher of the basics.  The SlideShare author has also encouraged free sharing of the "Presentation of Andragogy." ~ D

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, January 4, 2014 6:45 PM

All learning should be premised on the learner actively taking a role in their own learning.

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20 Questions To Guide Inquiry-Based Learning

20 Questions To Guide Inquiry-Based Learning | Agile Learning |

20 Questions To Guide Inquiry-Based Learning

[Covers the] breakdown of the inquiry process for learning on (who offer the references that appear below the graphic). Most helpfully, it offers 20 questions that can guide student research at any stage, including:

What do I want to know about this topic?
How do I know I know it?
What kinds of resources might help?
How do I know the info is valid?
Does my research raise new questions?
And, in a nod to digital and social media, How do I use media to express my message?

...overlaps with ...self-directed learning...


Via Stephanie Sandifer
Deb Nystrom, REVELN's insight:

Always useful to find visual learning frameworks that guide inquiry, including self-directed inquiry.    These questions could also be helpful with co-learning, group and individual coaching, and appreciative inquiry. ~  D

David Hain's curator insight, October 28, 2013 3:13 AM

Good framework for research.

Anthea Willey 's curator insight, October 28, 2013 4:07 AM

Love this simplified diagram when you need to do some indepth research this could help