Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Education Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Selected Works

John A. Henschke

1998

Articles 1 - 1 of 1

Full-Text Articles in Education

Historical Antecedents Shaping Concept Of Andragogy: A Comparison Of Sources And Roots, John A. Henschke Edd Dec 1997

Historical Antecedents Shaping Concept Of Andragogy: A Comparison Of Sources And Roots, John A. Henschke Edd

John A. Henschke

Although there is not one standard definition of the term "andragogy" in any one country or the numerous countries in which it has some recognition, andragogy is becoming a rallying term to identify theory, research and practice in the realm of adult education in some countries around the world, while finding resistance in others. Probing into and understanding some of the historical antecedents -- sources, roots and perceptions (or misperceptions) -- which have shaped and continue to shape varying conceptions of andragogy, may help to clarify and articulate a definition and direction for the further study of andragogy as an important field ...