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ERIC Number: EJ741092
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Nov
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0013-127X
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Isakson, Carol
Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, v70 n3 p79-80 Nov 2004
The internal motivation to learn sets adult learners apart from children. Self-directed learning is associated with adult learners with the maturity to realize what they need to know and the internal motivation to learn it. This article provides sites to learn more about adult learning and resources to help support one's own informal, self-directed learning. Among other things, Infed: Informal Education and Adult Learning, from the UK National Grid for Learning, has resources to explore the theory and practice of informal education and lifelong learning through an encyclopedia of key ideas, practices, and thinkers. It archives materials, including classic works by Lindeman and Knowles found at
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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