Teaching Approaches Adult. Reading is also the most basic of skills, providing access to other knowledge to facilitate lifelong learning. Andragogic Education. With these new programs came a revision of the traditional (pedagogical) models of postsecondary education. There was now a new model—called andragogy—that was championed by such stalwarts of continuing and adult education as Malcolm Knowles (Knowles, ; Knowles and Associates, ) and Patricia Cross ().
The approach to the delivery of the curriculum makes all the diffrence to the adult learner. Depending upon the approach taken, the learning that takes place in an adult learning classroom can either make an adult learner pursue his studies even further or can compeltely demotivate him /her from ever pursuing his /her education.