Applying Andragogical Principles to Internet Learning

by Susan Isenberg

Table of Contents



Chapter One: Overview of the Study

Introduction, New demands on the adult learner, More adults using computers and the Internet, Andragogical principles and adult learning, Andragogy and the Internet, Statement of the Problem, Purpose of the Study, Foreshadowing, Importance of the Study, Definition of Terms, Limitations, Delimitations, Assumptions

Chapter Two: Review of the Framing Literature

Principles of Adult Learning, Technology of Adult Learning, Issues with Face-to-Face Teaching/Learning, Issues without Face-to-Face Teaching/Learning, Whole-Mind Learning, The Four Pillars of Learning, Learning to know, Learning to do, Learning to live together, Learning to be, The Role of Creativity in Innovation, Internet Learning, Internet Learning and Andragogy: Making the Connection

Chapter Three: Research Methodology

Interpretive inquiry, Phenomenology, Grounded theory, Case study, Action research, Subjects, Instrumentation, Data Analysis

Chapter Four: Presentation of Data

Making the Connection between Research and Interview Questions, Aligning the Interview Questions with the Appropriate Research Sub-Question, Merging the Research Questions with the Interview Questions, Issues with face-to-face teaching/learning, How does the design meet the goal of the International Commission on Education for the Twenty-first Century?, Emerging Themes––Interests, Legalities, Money, Skill, Relationships, Doubt, Trust, Fun, Leadership, Getting it Right, Educational Constraints, Situational Constraints, Evaluation

Chapter Five: Discussion, Conclusions, Implications, and Recommendations for Additional Research




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