Help Yourself

…or help others help themselves…. Self-directed learning appeals to all of us. Most of us prefer to learn on our own at least part of the time because it is self-paced and the flexibility allows us to learn when and where we want. Learners like to use their own style preference and structure; self-directed learning supports most of our natural learning desires. In many instances, we probably think of self-directed learning as stand-alone learning that requires no intervention and no support. Self-directed learning will be more successful if you at least consider having discussions with anyone who is in a self-directed learning mode. You might ask:

  • What are you hoping to achieve? What are your goals?
  • How will you know that you ...

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