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Developmental Theory Applicable to Adult Learning-Erikson

What is the possible connection of a mature individual who returns back to college as an adult learner and the developmental stage. What is the developmental theory and/or characteristics that closely parallel to an aggressive individual who loves learning and uses education as a mean to progress in life.

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Erik Erikson's Psycho-Social Theory-Stages of Psychosocial Development focuses on the stages of human development as spanning throughout their entire lives. It also offers a very good explanation on the factors that influence our understanding of the personalities and behaviors of people in society and in the workplace. The scenario above (a mature individual who returns back to ...

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Discussion of the developmental theory that applies to adults and education.