EVALUATING THE ADULT EDUCATION APPLICATIONS IN TURKEY FROM AN ANDRAGOGICAL ASPECT

Buket Aslandağ

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Recent changes in the world allow educators to transform traditional approaches into multi-dimensional and innovative teaching methodologies. Adult education can be regarded as a cornerstone to transform the society since the needs of the today’s world has led people to be trained as wholly-developed individuals. As such, educators working with adults are to be aware of the basic principles of andragogy which has different points of view from pedagogical aspect. The study reflects on the results of research that was designed to identify the awareness of educators on andragogical principles. Depending on the data collected via semi-structured interviews, some suggestions have been proposed to contribute more effective applications in adult education in Turkey.

 

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adult education, andragogy, education in Turkey

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