Andragogy and Engagement in Online Learning: Tenets and Solutions
Barry Chametzky
Pennsylvania, United States.
DOI: 10.4236/ce.2014.510095   PDF    HTML     10,111 Downloads   17,546 Views   Citations


In this paper, the author discusses two tenets of online learning: andragogy and learner engagement. What are the foundational principles of these educational practices? In light of the discussed foundational principles, the author examines various techniques which educators could use in order to help online learners succeed in the often-stressful environment. Ultimately, educators want learners to reach the pinnacle of Bloom’s Taxonomy pyramid; by following the suggestions presented in this paper, educators will help learners accomplish this objective. Yet, more research is needed in this area. Therefore, the recommendation is for further study in the relationship between andragogy and the varied mesh of ideas associated with meaningfulness and engagement.

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Chametzky, B. (2014) Andragogy and Engagement in Online Learning: Tenets and Solutions. Creative Education, 5, 813-821. doi: 10.4236/ce.2014.510095.

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