ERIC Number: ED228875
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
European Expert Meeting on the Forms of Autodidactic Learning (Paris, France, October 16-19, 1979). Final Report and Recommendations.
Jankovic, Vojislav; And Others
This report has two sections: an account of the meeting on autodidaxy, or self-directed learning; and a collection of studies and papers on the subject. The first part considers the following: (1) the conceptual domain of autodidaxy; (2) the constitutive elements of autodidaxy, and the plurality of definitions attached to it; (3) aspects of autodidaxy applied to different learners; (4) autodidaxy and educational institutions; (5) the limits of audodidaxy; (6) the organization, methods, and media of the self-directed learning situation; and (7) evaluation and recognition of knowledge acquired through autodidaxy. These sections are followed by the conclusions and recommendations of the meeting. The studies deal with critical analysis of forms of autonomous learning, self evaluation, social validation of autodidaxy, and the self-education of teachers. These studies were done by P. Chaix and C. O'Neil, E. Heidt, V. Jankovic, and S. Petracek. The studies are followed by a paper on recommendations of technical consultants on the forms of autonomous and semi-autonomous learning of second languages. The report concludes with a provisional bibliography, a document giving the objectives of the meeting and the topics for consideration, and a list of participants. (AMH)
Descriptors: Adults, Educational Research, Independent Study, Instructional Materials, Language Research, Nontraditional Education, Second Language Learning, Self Directed Groups, Teaching Methods
Division of Structures, Content, Methods, and Techniques of Education (ED/SCM) UNESCO, 7 Place de Fontenay, 75700 Paris, France.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Div. of Structures, Content, Methods and Techniques of Education.