ERIC Number: ED441166
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Conceptions of Self-Directed Learning: Theoretical and Conceptual Considerations. LOS, Learning Organized Self-Directed Researchgroup.
Straka, Gerald A., Ed.
This book consists of 15 papers addressing issues and conceptions of self-directed learning. The following are included: "Self-Directed Learning as a Political Idea" (Stephen D. Brookfield); "Social Influences on Individual Commitment to Self-Directed Learning at Work" (Alan J. Brown); "Goals of Self-Learning" (Rosemary S. Caffarella); "From Intentional to Self-Directed Learning" (Philippe Carre); "Informal and Incidental Learning in the Workplace" (Maria Cseh, Karen E. Watkins, Victoria J. Marsick); "What Is the Self in Self-Directed Learning? Findings from Recent Motivational Research" (Edward Deci, Richard Ryan); "Self-Directed Learning: The Personal Responsibility Model" (Roger Hiemstra); "A Confucian Perspective of Self-Learning" (Kyung Hi Kim); "Self-Directed Learning in the Life Course" (Gaston Pineau); "Foundations of Self-Directed Lifelong Learning" (Regula Schrader-Naef); "Towards a Constructivistic Theory of Self-Directed Learning" (Robert-Jan Simons); "Modeling a More-Dimensional Theory of Self-Directed Learning" (Gerald A. Straka); "Autodidactism: An Exemplary Model of Self-Directed Learning" (Nicole Anne Tremblay); and "Self-Regulatory Cycles of Learning" (Barry J. Zimmerman). (Each paper contains references.) (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Students, Adults, Developed Nations, Educational Needs, Foreign Countries, Independent Study, Lifelong Learning, Self Actualization, Student Motivation
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Note: For another LOS volume, see CE 080 203.