JOHN R. RACHAL is a professor of adult education at the University of basis for a theory of adult learning or a unifying concept for adult education” (p. 21).
Adult status - In order to comply with this criteria, "adult" needs to be defined. Rachal () suggests that it refer to "learners who have assumed the social and.
Knowles' view of adult learners has been challenged over the years. In , John Rachal proposed self-directed and teacher-directed learning as a more.
Knowles' writings on andragogy and adult learning transformed and energized the profession. gartner, ; Pratt, ; Rachal, ). The literature on.