self-directed learning


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self-directed learning

A process in which a student is responsible for organising and managing his or her own learning activities and needs. SDL encourages individuals to become responsible for their own learning, identify gaps in their knowledge gaps and critically appraise new information.
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Nurses who enrol will need broadband access, enjoy self-directed Learning and "talking" via an email discussion group.
The course uses the principles of Scrum, where the learning outcome is driven by the needs of the participants, through a combination of expert instruction and self-directed learning.
In a text intended for self-directed learning, Howard (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine), and Sondorp and ter Veen (both with Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam) provide an overview of current health-related challenges and policy debates surrounding organized political violence.
Contract awarded for Empathy windows 2014 operating personnel training camp for self-directed learning
Eye Level, a supplemental education and enrichment program, offers a teaching philosophy and education method where self-directed learning, individualized academic coaching, and critical thinking are at the core of helping children improve and excel in their academic pursuits.
It is time to reappraise existing educational strategies and explore alternative, adult learning approaches that help students develop advanced skills in self-directed learning, problem solving, decision-making, and critical thinking (Xu, Xu, & Zhang, 2000).
Partnership for 21st Century Skills, a group of business people, educators, and policymakers, have identified some core skills as do-or-die: critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, self-directed learning, civic engagement and economic literacy, Kay says.
The Modules catalog contains more than 50 standards-based curriculum titles with hands-on, real-world programs for self-directed learning.
Play is first and foremost the process of a child's own, self-directed learning and as such is a process that has a validity for all ages of children.
This method of self-directed learning is beginning to produce a new generation of doctors who are committed to life-long learning, which will eliminate the ignorance and weaknesses in medical education which have been highlighted by so many recent scandals.
The roots of the self-directed learning approach, which involves problem-solving, critical thinking, initiative, and integration of thought and resources, lie in the Socratic Method.
To Neuman and me (both faculty in an information science program), it seemed from the start that Perseus was a library that extended the possibilities for self-directed learning.