Category Archives: Self-Directed Learning

Self-directed Learning – What is it?

As this article points out, there are many definitions of what self-directed learning is, but there is not a definitive one. Jeff Beard. SDL Introduction (2011)

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Self-Directed Learning – what is it?

This article gives you a glossary of terms used when talking about self-directed learning. What You Need To Know About Self-Directed Learning (2012)

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Independent Learning – Requirements

This article identifies and discusses the four key stages required for successful independent learning, as well as providing tips for teachers and students. Self-directed learning: a four step process

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Independent Study – Are you ready?

You need quite a toolbox to succeed at independent study. Here’s a short assessment tool to help you evaluate your readiness to learn independently. Independent studies: readiness to learn

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Not yet self-directed learners – how to spot them

In this article, Dr. Johnson talks about how to recognize “students who are not yet fully self-directed because of a lack of academic skills and experience.” Johnson, Dr. B. (2011, July 10). Teaching students to be self-directed. Retrieved May 09, … Continue reading

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