An adult learner, or more commonly, a mature student, is a person who is older and is involved in forms of learning. Adult learners fall in a specific criteria of being experienced, and do not always have a high school diploma. Many of the adult learners go back to school to finish a degree, or earn a new one.
May 09, 2013 · What does Andragogy mean and which are Knowles’ 5 assumptions of Adult Learners?Are you familiar with Knowles’ 4 Principles Of Andragogy?In the following post I will answer the above questions and provide you with several highly recommended resources on Malcolm Knowles’ Adult Learning Theory.Author: Christopher Pappas.
10 Characteristics of Adults as Learners The following information was taken from course content written by Dr. Gary Kuhne for "ADTED 460 - Introduction to Adult Education," a .