Statement Summarize Knowles‘theory

  1. Adult need to understand and accept the reason for learning a specific skill. [Adult need motivation to learn.]
  2. Experience (including error) provides the basic for learning activities. [Adult have experience, Trainer have to ADJUST and go to the level that adult may not experience.]
  3. Adults need to be involved in both the planning and evaluation of their learning. [Adult = Control; Recognition, Respect, and Remuneration]
  4. Adult learning is problem-centred rather than content-oriented. [Problem-Solving]
  5. Most adults are interested in learning what has immediate relevance to their professional and social lives. [Adults learn –> Society, Professional, Personal, Lives]