ERIC Number: ED368917
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Advances in Research and Practice in Self-Directed Learning.
Long, Huey B.; And Others
Selected papers presented in this book are: "Changing Concepts of Self-Direction in Learning" (Long); "The Transition from Learner-Control to Autodidaxy: More than Meets the Eye" (Candy); "Self-Directed Learning and the Theory of Adult Education" (Jarvis); "On the Theme and Variations of Self-Directed Learning" (Gerstner); "Self-Directed Learning--A Growth Process?" (Eisenman); "Analysis of Practical Thinking in Self-Directed Learning" (Peters); "Adult Self-Direction in Learning: A Meta-Analytic Study of Research Using the Self-Directed Learning Readiness Scale" (McCune, Guglielmino, Garcia); "Structural Analysis of the Self-Directed Learning Readiness Scale: A Confirmatory Factor Analysis Using Lisrel Modeling" (West, Bentley); "The Concept of Distance in Self-Directed Learning" (Adekanmbi); "Action Science as a Paradigm for a Critical Theory of Self-Directed Learning" (Dorsey, Manning, Shindell); "The Wright Brothers as Self-Directed Learners: The Role and Relation of Goal Setting, Feedback and Motivation during the Process of Their Self-Directed Learning Project" (Cavaliere); "Self-Directed Learners: Women Climbing the Corporate Ladder" (Lambert, Rountree-Wyly); "The Drive to Learn: Self-Directed Learning in a Formal Institutional Setting" (Sgroi); "Self-Direction in Adult Second Language Learning" (Nolan); and "Toward a Theory of Self-Directed Learning: An Appraisal of Gibbons' Principles and Strategies" (Long, Agykum). Most papers include substantial bibliographies. The volume includes 11 tables and 15 figures. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Distance Education, Educational Practices, Educational Principles, Educational Research, Educational Strategies, Educational Theories, Females, Higher Education, Independent Study, Learning Motivation, Learning Processes, Learning Readiness, Lifelong Learning, Professional Continuing Education, Prognostic Tests, School Business Relationship, Second Language Learning
Oklahoma Research Center for Continuing Professional and Higher Education, McCarter Hall, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73037 ($19.95; quantity price: $18).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma Univ., Norman. Oklahoma Research Center for Continuing Professional and Higher Education.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Self Directed Learning Readiness Scale