andragogy(redirected from an·dra·go·gy)
andragogy[an´drah-go″je] (pl. an·dra·go·gy)
adult education; the helping of adults to learn. This includes the creation of learning experiences in which adults are helped to make the transition from dependent learning to being self-directed. See also pedagogy.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
andragogy(an′dră-gō-jē, goj-) [ andro- + (ped)agogy]
The study of adult education and how it differs from the education of children.
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