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ERIC Number: ED265825
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Dec
Pages: 37
Abstractor: N/A
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Self Directed Learning and Distance Education. ZIFF Papiere 48.
Moore, Michael
This discussion of the relationship between self-directed learning, adult development, and distance education presents findings from researchers in the field of autonomous learning. In addition, the implications of self-directed learning for the curriculum and teaching methods in distance education are considered. The document is divided into the following sections: (1) assumptions about learning and teaching; (2) the self-directed or autonomous learner; (3) topics in which self-directed learners are interested; (4) the implications of self-directed learning for the organization of distance education systems; (5) teaching the self-directed learner; (6) the author's personal experience with an open university course for adults, "Education for Adults"; (7) technology in the service of the individual; (8) a chart summarizing the life cycle research theories of eight contemporary researchers; (9) a section of the course outline for "Education for Adults"; and (10) a list of references. (JB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: FernUniversitat, Hagen (West Germany). Zentrales Inst. fur Fernstudienforschung Arbeitsbereich.
Identifiers - Location: West Germany