ERIC Number: ED368916
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Self-Directed Learning: Emerging Theory & Practice.
Long, Huey B.; And Others
This book contains the following collection of papers: "Self-Directed Learning: Emerging Theory and Practice" (Long); "Self-Directed Orientation toward Learning: A Learning Style" (Bonham); "Self-Direction and Problem Solving: Theory and Method" (Peters); "Facilitating Self-Directed Learning: Not a Contradiction in Terms" (Garrison); "Development of an Adult Basic Education Form of the Self-Directed Learning Readiness Scale" (Guglielmino); "Self-Directed Learning among Clinical Laboratory Scientists: A Closer Look at the OCLI [Oddi Continuing Learning Inventory]" (McCoy, Langenbach); "A Meta-Analytic Study of the Relationship between Adult Self-Direction in Learning and Psychological Well-Being: A Review of the Research from 1977 to 1987" (McCune, Garcia); "Bridging Theory and Practice: Applications in the Development of Services for Self-Directed Learners" (DeJoy, Mills); "The Contribution of W. H. Kilpatrick's Work (1918) to Adult Self-Directed Learning Theory" (Sexton); and "Truth Unguessed and Yet to Be Discovered: A Professional's Self-Directed Learning" (Long). Most papers include substantial bibliographies. Two figures and 26 tables are included. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Cognitive Style, Educational Practices, Educational Principles, Educational Research, Educational Strategies, Educational Theories, Higher Education, Independent Study, Learning Motivation, Learning Processes, Learning Readiness, Lifelong Learning, Problem Solving, Professional Continuing Education, Prognostic Tests, Psychological Patterns, Theory Practice Relationship, Well Being
Oklahoma Research Center for Continuing Professional and Higher Education, McCarter Hall, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73037 ($14.95; quantity price $13).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma Univ., Norman. Oklahoma Research Center for Continuing Professional and Higher Education.
Identifiers: Oddi Continuing Learning Inventory; Self Directed Learning Readiness Scale
Note: Selected papers originally presented at the North American Symposium on Adult Self-Directed Learning (2nd, Norman OK, March 1988).