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Applying new technologies to andragogical learning

  1. 1. Department of psychology and behavioral sciences<br />Knowledge & Learning for a Better World<br />Applying new technologies to Andragogical learning <br />SHENTU Teng<br />August 3rd, 2010 Hangzhou, China<br />
  2. 2. Content<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Introduction of andragogy<br />Andragogical learning theory<br />Andragogy consists of learning strategies focused on adults. It is often interpreted as the process of engaging adult learners with the structure of learning experience. <br />3<br />
  4. 4. Introduction of andragogy<br />Andragogical learning theory<br />Originally used by Alexander Kapp in 1833, andragogy was developed into a theory of adult education by Malcolm Knowles.<br />This is often contrasted with the child's learning methods - pedagogical learning.<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Introduction of andragogy<br />Six assumptions of andragogical learning theory<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Introduction of andragogy<br />Six assumptions of andragogical learning theory<br />6<br />
  7. 7. Different learning models<br />Andragogical and pedagogical learning model<br />Students should be convinced of their need to learn<br />Instructors determine what students need to know<br />Students bring insight based on their prior life experience<br />The teacher is the only source of knowledge.<br />Andragogical<br />pedagogical <br />7<br />
  8. 8. Different learning models<br />Andragogical and pedagogical learning model<br />Learners feel responsible for their own learning.<br />The learner is dependent upon the instructor<br />Andragogical<br />pedagogical <br />ready to learn when they experience a need to know something that connects to their life situations<br />ready to learn what the teacher tells them they must learn if they want to pass and get promoted<br />8<br />
  9. 9. Different learning models<br />Andragogical and pedagogical learning model<br />Learning must relate to a problem that students see in their lives<br />Learning as acquiring subject-matter content<br />Internal pressures primarily and external <br />pressures secondarily<br />Motivated by external forces<br />Andragogical<br />pedagogical <br />9<br />
  10. 10. Andragogical learning in Web2.0<br />Key facts and schemes for effective learning<br />Know the course quickly<br />Tag can provide a rough impression of what’s the most popular topic in an area. Only when learners know what they are about to learn , they can set their objectives. <br />10<br />
  11. 11. Andragogical learning in Web2.0<br />Key facts and schemes for effective learning<br />Gaining agreement on objectives<br />Online Chat provide a easy way for learners to communicate with instructor. Blogs, IM software, Forum are all included. <br />11<br />
  12. 12. Andragogical learning in Web2.0<br />Key facts and schemes for effective learning<br />Past experience matters<br />Blogs are usually short and individual. It’s been provided that personalized learning is more suitable for adult. Reading learners blogs can help instructors know the unique requirement of each student.<br />12<br />
  13. 13. Andragogical learning in Web2.0<br />Key facts and schemes for effective learning<br />Long term development<br />RSSis a family of web feed formats. Researches show that learners not only want to get the information, they also want to know how to get more in future. RSS bring what you want to you.<br />13<br />
  14. 14. Andragogical learning in Web2.0<br />More to be discovered<br />The new tools Web2.0 bring to learning domain provide some new approaches to learning. And usually these tools bind together closely. More advantages of using new tools in learning need to be discovered.<br />14<br />
  15. 15. Department of psychology and behavioral sciences<br />Knowledge & Learning for a Better World<br />Thank You!<br />15<br />

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