ERIC Number: ED368924
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
New Ideas about Self-Directed Learning.
Long, Huey B.; And Others
These 16 papers provide as complete a picture as possible of the current efforts in self-directed learning (SDL) application and research. The papers are: "Challenging Some Myths about Self-Directed Learning Research" (Long); "Childhood Experiences as Origins of Self-Directed Learning Experiences" (Long, Stubblefield); "Self-Confidence and Self-Directed Learning: An Overview from Social-Cognitive Psychology" (Jones); "A Longitudinal Study: Social Behavior and SDLRS [Self-Directed Learning Readiness Scale] Scores" (Long, Redding, Eisenman); "From Behaviorism to Humanism: Incorporating Self-Direction in Learning Concepts into the Instructional Design Process" (Hiemstra, Brockett); "Self-Undirected Learning" (Ebeling); "The Organizing Circumstance Revised: Environmentally Structured Learning Projects among Adults with Low Formal Education" (Padberg); "The Current State of SDL in Business and Industry" (Piskurich); "Self-Directed Professionals and Autodidactic Choice" (Bouchard); "Self-Directed Learning in French Professional Education" (Carre); "Self-Organized Job Related Learning: An Empirical Study" (Straka, Kleinmann, (Stokl); "Self-Directed Learning Readiness as a Characteristic of the Entrepreneur" (Guglielmino, Klatt); "Self-Directed Learning Readiness and Job Performance at Motorola" (Durr, Guglielmino, Guglielmino); "Continuous Workplace Learning: An Assessment of Learner Perceptions" (Welden, Denny); "Learner Profiles: A Cross-Sectional Study of Selected Factors Associated with Self-Directed Learning" (Confessore, Confessore); and "Seeing Information Sources form the Learner's Perspective" (Steele). The volume contains 30 tables and 22 figures. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Classroom Techniques, Educational Research, Family Relationship, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Independent Study, Job Training, 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: Canada; France; Germany; Self Directed Learning Readiness Scale
Note: Revised and modified versions of papers presented at the International Self-Directed Learning Symposium (7th, Norman, OK, 1993).