Self-Direction for Lifelong Learning: A Comprehensive Guide to Theory and Practice

Self-Direction for Lifelong Learning: A Comprehensive Guide to Theory and Practice

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781555423032
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/28/1991
Series: Higher and Adult Education Series
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 567
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 9.39(h) x 1.79(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Part One: The Scope and Meaning of Self-Directed Learning
1. What Is Self-Directed Learning?
2. The Growth of Interest in Self-Directed Learning
3. Promise and Limitations for Education and Training
Part Two: Four Dimensions of Self-Direction
4. Personal Autonomy
5. Self-Management in Learning
6. The IndepAndent Pursuit of Learning
7. Learner-Control of Instruction
Part Three: New Theoretical Insights on Self-Directed Learning
8. Understanding the Individual Nature of Learning
9. How Learners Approach Learning Situations
10. Factors That Influence the Capacity for Self-Direction
Part Four: Promoting Self-Direction in Learning
11. Developing Skills for Self-Directed Learning
12. Facilitating IndepAndent Mastery of Subject Matter
13. Helping Learners Gain a Sense of Personal Control
Part Five: Realizing the Potential of Self-Direction in Adult Learning
14. Enhancing Self-Directed Learning in Adult Education
15. Directions and AgAndas for Research
Resource: A Profile of the Autonomous Learner

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