Exploring Andragogy: Understanding the Implications for Teaching in Higher Education

Authors: Polkinghorne, M., Roushan, G. and Atkinson, R.


Andragogy is the theory and practice of educating adults.

What are the differences between teaching HE students of different age groups?

Do these differences become more prevalent with age, and does this matter?

Should we revise our teaching practices to maximise engagement with mature students?

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