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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In its broadest meaning, "self-directed learning" describes a process in which individuals take the initiative, with or without the help of others, in diagnosing their learning needs, formulating learning goals, identifying human and material resources for learning, choosing and implementing appropriate learning strategies, and evaluating learning outcomes.
For teachers seeking a more formal approach to self-directed learning, Knowles outlined an eight-step process for developing "learning contracts." These contracts begin with a diagnosis of learning needs and culminate with evaluation.
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In order to understand learners' self-directed use of technology for learning, it is necessary to understand what self-directed learning entails (Lai, 2015).
Instead of teaching library lessons, turn the time into self-directed learning that requires much less supervision and could be done by paras or parents.
SIS enabled adult learning, self-directed learning, peer learning and critical reasoning more than the other teaching strategies (p< 0.01).
Self-directed learning has become a critical part of residents' education.
COMMUNITIES in South Tyneside can find out how they can develop their creative and digital skills, while discovering a range of self-directed learning opportunities.
Tyler Elementary recently completed its second year of participation in the Leader in Me program, which teaches critical thinking, goal setting, listening and speaking, self-directed learning, presentation-making and the ability to work in groups -- all skills designed to enhance the future workforce.
Five of the six factors are: Team Learning, five items; Faculty Feedback, four items; Readiness Assurance Test, three items; Self-Directed Learning, five items; and Peer Evaluation, three items.