The Sourcebook for Self-directed Learning
William J. Rothwell, Kevin J. Sensenig
Human Resource Development, 1999 - Business & Economics - 233 pages
This collection of articles and activities prepares trainers, HR personnel, or line managers to become facilitators of self-directed learning. Articles introduce a variety of self-directed learning strategies as well as how to plan your strategy. Part 2 provides activities that can be used with learners to guide self directed learning in areas that include structured goal setting, self coaching, improving communication, interviewing, sales, customer service and leadership.
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About the Editors
Page 11 - Tough found that his subjects organized their learning efforts around "projects . . . defined as a series of related episodes, adding up to at least seven hours. In each episode more than half of the person's total motivation is to gain and retain certain fairly clear knowledge and skill, or to produce some other lasting change in himself
Page 12 - ... will make it possible to develop one's abilities more successfully, systematically and comprehensively. This is especially true since life does not stand still and society is developing scientifically and technically. Anyone who does not engage in self-education, voluntarily or not, lags behind the demands of the time (Ruvinsky, 1986, p.