Andragogy Essay

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Did you know that there is a difference between the way children learn versus how adults learn? This is known as Andragogy versus Pedagogy.

For this essay I want you to consider the 6 learning principals by Knowles. You are to choose THREE of the six assumptions and let me know if you agree/disagree and/or how you relate to those specific assumptions. You are to write 2-3 pages, double spaced. Use headings to separate each of the principals you choose. I want you to go to the library database and find a minimum of TWO outside sources to back up your essay. Include in-text citations and a reference page.

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A3 - Andragogy Essay Submit Assignment Due Wednesday by 11:59pm Points 40 Submitting a file upload File Types doc and docx Available Sep 21 at 12am - Oct 8 at 11:59pm 18 days Before completing this assignment, make sure you read chapter 4 of your text and watch the video on Andragogy found in Module 2. Did you know that there is a difference between the way children learn versus how adults learn? This is known as Andragogy versus Pedagogy. For this essay I want you to consider the 6 learning principals by Knowles. You are to choose THREE of the six assumptions and let me know if you agree/disagree and/or how you relate to those specific assumptions. You are to write 2-3 pages, double spaced. Use headings to separate each of the principals you choose. I want you to go to the library database and find a minimum of TWO outside sources to back up your essay. Include in-text citations and a reference page. Make sure you include your last name in the saved file document name. Lastname_Mgmt4305Andragogy.doc This assignment is worth 40 points This assignment will go through VeriCite when you submit it. This will show me if you have copied info from another source. Students who have plagiarism or self-plagiarism in their assignments will receive a 0 on the assignment. Be sure to check your assignment and make appropriate adjustments such as adding citations and paraphrasing where needed. No direct quotes are permitted due to the short length of the assignment. 40 Point Essay Criteria Content & Quality Ratings Pts 30.0 pts 18.0 pts 12.0 pts 6.0 pts Addresses all requirements for this essay. Needs further development to make this a stronger essay. Does not fully address requirements for this essay. Does not meet expectations for this essays 30.0 pts Clarity & Mechanics & 5.0 pts Writing is clear, with no 4.0 pts Writing is clear, with limited grammatical 2.0 pts Writing is clear but has multiple 1.0 pts Writing is confusing and has multiple Length grammatical errors. Meets the 2-3 page requirement. errors. Meets or almost meets the 2-3 page requirement. grammatical issues. Does not meet the 2-3 page requirement. grammatical issues. Does not meet the 2-3 page requirement. 5.0 pts APA for Citations & References 3.0 pts Correct in-text citations. Correct 2.0 pts Minimal/Several errors in in-text citations. 1.0 pts Several/Many errors in in-text citations 0.0 pts No citations or APA references. Minimal/Several errors in APA references. Several/Many errors in APA references. references included 3.0 pts Number of Sources 2.0 pts 0.0 pts Correct number of references Incorrect number of references 2.0 pts Total Points: 40.0 ...
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Running Head: Andragogy

Andragogy

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Andragogy

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Introduction
Learning in children and adults differs significantly especially when it comes to the theories
and the ephods employed in teaching. Pedagogy involves the theories and methodologies used
in educating children while the Andragogy was coined to focus on the various practices used in
teaching adults. When it comes to adult learning, one has o understand how adults learn best for
him to be an effective educator. This will involve understanding the set of assumptions about
how adults learn. Andragogy employs methodologies to learning that are problem-based and
collaborative instead of being didactic. Additionally, it tends to emphasize or equality between
the teacher and the learner. Andragogy is cemented by Knowles principles which help in
educating adults. This paper discusses three of the principles which significantly help in teaching
adults ("INTRODUCTION TO ANDRAGOGY: What is Andragogy?" 2015).
1. Adults are internally motivated and self-directed
This is one of the principles that I agree with because it stipulates that...

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Tutor went the extra mile to help me with this essay. Citations were a bit shaky but I appreciated how well he handled APA styles and how ok he was to change them even though I didnt specify. Got a B+ which is believable and acceptable.

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