Malcolm Knowles, informal adult education, self-direction and andragogy

malcolm knowles, informal adult education, self-direction and andragogy 

A champion of andragogy, self-direction in learning and informal adult education, Malcolm S. Knowles was a very influential figure in the adult education field. Here we review his life and achievements, and assess his contribution. 

contents: introduction · malcolm knowles – life · adult informal education · malcolm s. knowles on andragogy · self-direction · conclusion · further reading and references · links

 

To cite this article: Smith, M. K. (2002) ‘Malcolm Knowles, informal adult education, self-direction and anadragogy’, the encyclopedia of informal education, www.infed.org/thinkers/et-knowl.htm.

© Mark K. Smith 2002

 

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