Here you can find the most used definitions of andragogy 


Acquisition learning

 subconscious way of learning, that is happening unawares to our brain, but which can be automatically done well by the brain. A.l. is acceptation based, when a learner accepts existed methods of education.


the art and science of helping adults learn; the theory, methods, and activities involved in teaching adult learners. 



Experiential learning

any learning that supports students in applying their knowledge and conceptual understanding to real-world problems or authentic situations where the instructor directs and facilitates learning.



an environment created by human individuals which focuses on mutual development and growth and help to find, build and interact professional connections.

Participation learning

way of educating based on learners’ participation and active action in educational process which is motivated by necessity to find a solution to existing problem.

Peer-2-peer education

an educational practice based on students’ interaction to attain educational goals.

Pull learning

learner-centric way of educating based on the Adult Learning Theory and is structured on the learners' decisions and preferences about studying, their relationship to the meaning of the content, and the ultimate value of the curricula.  

Push learning

A formal, teacher-centric learning system, based on an outside source or authority selected curriculum.

Self-directed learning

a process by which individuals take the initiative, without the assistance of others, in diagnosing their learning needs, formulating learning goals, identify human and material resources for learning, choosing and implement appropriate learning strategies, and evaluating learning outcomes.