Understanding Educational Models

Compare and contrast different approaches to instructing self-directed learners.

What are some recommendations for teaching self-directed learners?

Are there some approaches to teaching self-directed learners that are generalizable across different contexts?

Cunningham, J. (2010). Self-direction: A critical tool in distance education. Common Ground Journal. 7(2), pp. 89-100.

Hains, B. J. & Smith, B. (2012). Student-centered course design: Empowering students to become self-directed learners. Journal of Experiential Education. 35(2), pp. 357-374.