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An adult accumulates a growing reservoir of experience, which is a rich resource for learning. 3. The readiness of an adult to learn is closely related to the developmental tasks of his or her social role. 4. There is a change in time perspective as people mature – from future application of knowledge to immediacy of application. Thus, an adult is more problem centered than subject centered in learning. (Knowles, 1980: 44–45). 29 30 Adult Learning, Instruction, and Program Planning In later publications, Knowles also suggested a fifth and sixth assumption: Self-Directed Learning 5.
Adult Learning and Education by Kjell Rubenson