ERIC Number: ED368922
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Self-Directed Learning: Application and Research.
Long, Huey B.; And Others
These 23 papers provide as complete a picture as possible of the current efforts in self-directed learning application and research. The papers are: "Learning about Self-Directed Learning" (Long); "Philosophical, Psychological, and Practical Justifications for Studying Self-Direction in Learning" (Long); "In Search of Consensus in the Study of Self-Directed Learning" (Confessore, Confessore); "A Unifying Framework for Data-Based Research into Adult Self-Directed Learning" (Danis); "What's in a Name? The Language of Self-Directed Learning" (Gerstner); "Free-Will, Freedom, and Self-Directed Learning" (Jarvis); "Research in Self-Directed Learning: Some Critical Observations" (Caffarella); "Validation Study of the Self-Directed Learning Readiness Scale with University and Community Art Students" (Jones); "A Descriptive Investigation of the Construct of Self-Direction" (Redding, Aagaard); "An Exploratory Study of Self-Directed Learning Readiness and Field Independence/Dependence among Students in Architectural Design Studios" (Price, Kudrna, Flegal); "Familial Relationships in Readiness for Self-Directed Learning" (Guglielmino); "An Analysis of a Modified Form of Guglielmino's Self-Directed Learning Readiness Scale" (Long, Walsh); "Self-Directed Learning in the Federal Republic of Germany" (Straka, Will); "Adult Learners in Academic Settings: Self-Directed Learning within the Formal Learning Context" (Kasworm); "A Comparative Study of Selected Student Data to Determine Relative Success of Students Enrolled in Telecourses versus Those Enrolled in Live Classes at Rogers State College" (Titsworth, Hess, Hawkins); "Educational Context, Motivational Orientation, and Cognitive Flexibility in Undergraduate Nursing Education" (Loving); "Evaluation and Self-Directed Learning" (Steele); "Preparing the Learner for Self-Directed Learning" (Piskurich); "Individualizing the Instructional Process: What We Have Learned from Two Decades of Research on Self-Direction in Learning" (Hiemstra); "Evaluation of a Self-Directed Learning Program for Adult Learners" (DeJoy, Mills); "Dimensions of Self-Directed Learning in Personal Change: The Case of Weight Loss" (Courtney, Rahe); "Adult Self-Directed Learning in a Professional Program" (Moran, Weatherby); and "The Continuum of Self-Directed Learning within a Graduate Professional Course" (Baker, Nishikawa). The volume contains 42 tables and 10 figures. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Classroom Techniques, Educational Research, Family Relationship, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Independent Study, Lifelong Learning, Professional Continuing Education, Student Evaluation, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
Oklahoma Research Center for Continuing Professional and Higher Education, McCarter Hall, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73037 ($19.95; quantity price: $18).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma Univ., Norman. Oklahoma Research Center for Continuing Professional and Higher Education.
Identifiers: Germany; Self Directed Learning Readiness Scale
Note: Based on papers presented at the International Symposium on Adult Self-Directed Learning (5th, Norman, OK, 1991).