Nov 30, · Roger’s theory of learning originates from his views about psychotherapy and humanistic approach to psychology. It applies primarily to adult learners and has influenced other theories of adult learning such as Knowles and Cross. Combs () examines the significance of Roger’s work to education. Jun 05, · In the s, Carl Rogers pointed out that there is a fundamental difference between traditional teaching and the facilitation of learning, based on his belief that people cannot be taught directly, but only facilitated in their learning. Person-centered adult education as introduced in this chapter is therefore based on the principle that Cited by: 1.
Carl Rogers' seminal work on adult education was Freedom to Learn (), later updated as Freedom to Learn for the 80’s (). Freedom to Learn (Rogers – ) Rogers is recognized as one of the founders of human psychology, having developed the client centered approach to counseling and psychotherapy which has been widely used (Rogers, , p. iii).
Jan 23, · Psychotherapist Carl Rogers () born in Illinois, USA is well known for being the founder of ‘Humanistic Psychology’. Believing that therapy should be client centred. Rogers initially studied theology, but later moved towards a more educational aspect of psychology. Carl Rogers () believed that humans have one basic motive, that is the tendency to self-actualize - i.e., to fulfill one's potential and achieve the highest level of 'human-beingness' we can.