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History of Higher Education

Could someone please help me understand which historical antecedents were most significant in terms of their impact on adult and postsecondary education today and why? I also need to understand which historical antecedents have had little or no impact on adult and postsecondary education today and why.

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The most significant impact on adult and postsecondary education today involves Knowles' theory on andragogy wherein the theory is predicated upon several educational tenets akin to adult learners. Adult learners learn at a different pace than traditional learners with adult learners needing to understand the reason for learning something (Need to Know), needing to rely upon their prior experience to shape the foundation of the lesson instruction as adult learners have an entire prior learning history ...

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The following posting discusses the history of higher education. It discusses which historical antecedents were most significant in terms of their impact on adult and postsecondary education today. The explanation is given in 301 words. A reference is included in the solution.

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