In my Learning is learning post yesterday, I started a debate about andragogy and pedagogy. I held the position that the theory of andragogy (Malcolm Knowles) adds very little to our understanding of learning. In some ways, I argued, andragogy theory seems outmoded in the light of recent rapid developments in new teaching methods, learning resources and digital media. Building on this position, I would like to examine two further concepts – namely heutagogy (Stewart Hase) and paragogy (Corneli and Danoff) – which may offer more appropriate ways of framing learning in the digital age.
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