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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2019, Vol. 15(6) 151-169

Do 21st Century Teachers Know about Heutagogy or Do They Still Adhere to Traditional Pedagogy and Andragogy?

Seçil Tümen Akyıldız

pp. 151 - 169   |  DOI:   |  Manu. Number: MANU-1907-10-0001.R1

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There are revolutionary changes in the field of education to keep up with the benefits of globalization (Hase & Kenyon, 2014). The necessity of taking the learner to the center within the framework of  Roger’s (1951) humanistic psychology is also supported by educationalists (Hase & Kenyon, 2014; King, 1993; Novak & Gowin, 1984).  If this educational change is applicable to all grades and disciplines then permanent solutions can be reached.  Examining the researches , it is observed that heutagogy is a useful strategy to make the learners self-determined ones in their learning process especially in higher education. This paper presents the participants perceptions on heutagogical implementation and its practicality. It will contribute to the field for a number of reasons. Firstly the perceptions of the teacher administrators on this issue have not been studied before. Secondly, their views are of great importance, since high schools are the last steps before higher education. So the attitudes and views of teachers on this grade are important for students’ readiness for the next step. Lastly it has some contributions for the heutaogy model in educational settings.

Keywords: Heutagogy, Self-determined Learning, Double-loop Learning, Student-centered Teaching

How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Akyildiz, S.T. (2019). Do 21st Century Teachers Know about Heutagogy or Do They Still Adhere to Traditional Pedagogy and Andragogy? . International Journal of Progressive Education, 15(6), 151-169. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2019.215.10

Akyildiz, S. (2019). Do 21st Century Teachers Know about Heutagogy or Do They Still Adhere to Traditional Pedagogy and Andragogy? . International Journal of Progressive Education, 15(6), pp. 151-169.

Chicago 16th edition
Akyildiz, Secil Tumen (2019). "Do 21st Century Teachers Know about Heutagogy or Do They Still Adhere to Traditional Pedagogy and Andragogy? ". International Journal of Progressive Education 15 (6):151-169. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2019.215.10.

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