Andragogy. History, Meaning, Context, Function
Induction Class Year
The history of the term "Andragogy" is explained and its usage in different countries/traditions is discussed. It is argued, following the European understanding, that Andragogy labels the academic discipline dealing with the lifelong and lifewide learning and education of adults, while "adult education" describes the practical field.
Reischmann, Jost (2004): Andragogy. History, Meaning, Context, Function. http://www.andragogy.net/