ERIC Number: ED368923
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Emerging Perspectives of Self-Directed Learning.
Long, Huey B.; And Others
These 17 papers attest to the deepening and broadening interest in self-directed learning as one solution to the lifelong learning needs of men and women in an increasingly dynamic society. The papers include the following: "Self-Directed Learning Knowledge: Some Issues" (Long); "Development of Self-Directed Learning Readiness: A Longitudinal Study" (Long, Redding, Eisenman); "An Analysis of the Control Construct in Self-Directed Learning" (Garrison); "The Status of Self-Directed Learning Literature, 1966-1991" (Confessore, Long, Redding); "Non-Paradigm Self-Directed Learning" (Baldonado); "The Wandering Education of a Man: Louis L'Amour's Lifelong Self-Directed Learning" (Bonham); "Cognitive Strategies and Self-Directedness: Research into Adults' Learning Processes" (Olgren);"The Limits of Consensus in the Study of Self-Directed Learning" (Confessore, Confessore); "Information Technologies and Self-Directed Learning: Structures for Evaluation and Application" (Nelms); "Counseling for Adults for Academic and Technological Self-Directed Learning: Emotional Dimensions" (DeJoy, Herrmann); "Enhancing Self-Direction: An Analysis and Assessment of Motivation and Ability" (Coughlan, Scriber); "Self-Directed Learning in the Context of the Nontraditional Degree" (Donlon); "Perspectives of Foreign Language Learning: Psychological Implications for Self-Directed Learning Theory" (Tanner); "Practicing What We Preach: Self-Directed Learning for Adult Educators" (Hill, Taylor); "Self-Directed Learning in the Workplace: A Framework for Analysis" (Foucher, Tremblay);"Self-Planned Learning of Managers in an Organizational Context" (Kops); and "Evaluating Self-Directed Learning in a Business Environment" (Piskurich). The volume contains 18 tables and 14 figures. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Counseling, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Classroom Techniques, Educational Research, Family Relationship, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Independent Study, Job Training, Learning Theories, 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: Self Directed Learning Readiness Scale
Note: Based on revised and modified versions of papers presented at the International Self-Directed Learning Symposium (6th, Norman, OK, 1992).