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Preparing the Learner…Revisited

Self-Directed Learning

In an earlier post I discussed how Knowles added a sixth process step in Andragogy called Preparing the Learner. I referred to my Fall 2010 graduate leadership course where each week students applied different leadership theories to case assignments. Other than providing a grading rubric, I did nothing to prepare these adult learners in completing the assignments. I […]

Preparing the Learner

Self-Directed Learning

There is an interesting paper in the Spring 2007 edition of the Journal of Interactive Online Learning by Song & Hill where they present a conceptual model for Self-Directed Learning (SDL). It is interesting because it gives a historical perspective of several models before presenting their own and they introduce how context may affect the […]