Clearing the confusion about self-directed learning and self-regulated learning

Roghayeh Gandomkar, John Sandars

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Abstract

Self-Directed Learning (SDL) and SelfRegulated Learning (SRL) are often used without a clear distinction, leading to confusion in understanding and the use of inappropriate measurement tools. SDL is a general approach to learning and can be identified using ‘aptitude’ questionnaires but SRL is a dynamic and context specific learning process and requires ‘event’ measures, such as microanalysis. These differences have implications for research and remediation.
Original languageEnglish
JournalMedical Teacher
Early online date12 Jan 2018
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 12 Jan 2018

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