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Classroom Applications of Vygotsky's Theory adult learning vygotsky


However, only few studies have addressed adult learning through sociocultural lens. While Vygotsky centered on the development of children.

Adult learning theory (Andragogy) refers to the practice of teaching and Vygotsky's () theory involves constructing new knowledge through social.

In other words, social learning tends to precede (i.e., come before) development. Vygotsky 4: According to Vygotsky adults are an important source of cognitive.

The zone of proximal development, often abbreviated as ZPD is best understood as the zone of Since Vygotsky's original conception, the definition for the zone of proximal development has been expanded and "Scaffolding [is] the way the adult guides the child's learning via focused questions and positive interactions.