ERIC Number: ED204691
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Self-Directed Professional Development (SDPD): An Introduction. Vol. I.
Keeney, William, Ed.
This professional development program is designed to assist managers and professionals in meeting job demands while maintaining individual skill and expertise. This volume contains an introduction to the program, developed by the Prairie View, Kansas, Mental Health Center, and is divided into three sections. The first section describes the program background and reviews research in the field of adult education. The second section presents the theoretical basis and description of the model. The third section describes applications of self-directed learning to three different populations, i.e., college faculty members, older non-degreed persons, and human service workers. (JAC)
Descriptors: Competence, Delivery Systems, Experimental Programs, Independent Study, Inservice Education, Lifelong Learning, Mental Health Programs, Models, Professional Continuing Education, Professional Development, Professional Personnel, Program Development, Self Help Programs
Growth Associates, Division of Prairie View, Inc., Box 467, Newton, KS 67114 ($5.00 ea., 2 for $7.50).
Publication Type: Reports - General; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: Growth Associates, Newton, KS.
Note: For related document, see CG 015 310.