From the A.Word.A.Day
andragogy (AN-druh-go-jee) noun:
The methods or techniques used to teach adults.
(Andr- variant of andro-, male + (ped)agogy.)
"As all the patients undergoing cataract surgery are mature adults, the
theory of androgogy is more appropriate."
Jean Cooper, "Teaching patients in post-operative eye care: The demands
of day surgery," Nursing Standard, Apr 28, 1999.