"Self Direction For Lifelong Learning" ( P C Candy ) Analytical Essay by The Research Group

"Self Direction For Lifelong Learning" ( P C Candy )
Analysis of the book on self-directed learning and its goals.
# 24816 | 2,250 words | 1 source | 2002 | US
Published on Apr 09, 2003 in English (Analysis) , Education (Adult Education) , Psychology (Motivation Studies)


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Analysis of the book on self-directed learning and its goals. Application to continuing professional education (CPE). Various meanings and concepts of self-direction in learning. Relevance of Candy's discussion to CPE. Goals of adult education. Personal autonomy. Indepoendent pursuit of learning. Learner-controlled instruction. Mastery of subject knowledge.

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"Abstract

In Self-Direction for Lifelong Learning (1991) Candy identifies four concepts that are described by the term "self-directed learning," two methods of self-directed learning (learner-controlled instruction and autodidactic learning), and two goals of self-directed learning (the capacity for self-management of learning and personal autonomy). While all four concepts have direct applications to continuing professional education (CPE), much of the discussion of learner-controlled instruction and the acquisition of autodidactic competence has been absorbed into CPE practice in the intervening decade. Candy addresses the development of self-directed learning skills that are internalized by the learner and can be generalized to learning modes other than the structured environment of even the most open adult learning ..."

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