Writing King ONLY Week 1 assignment Adult Learning Theories
Technological change and online technologies continue to influence the development of learning philosophies and theories. According to Knowles, et al. (2015), elemental learning models explain learning as reaction to stimuli. Holistic learning models represent learning as an individualized interpretation of stimuli, based on perception and personal understanding. After your assigned reading, review the Pedagogy vs. Andragogy chart.
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For this assignment, write an essay addressing the following questions:
- What are your general thoughts on how adults learn? (Knowles, 2015)
- Provide an evaluation of the holistic learning models (the whole person).
- Outline how higher education needs to evolve to accommodate adult learners.
- Offer specific examples for how you think higher education should change in the future in order to accommodate adult learners.
Length: 5-7 pages, not including the title and reference pages
References: Minimum of five scholarly resources
Your essay should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your paper should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards.