Self-Directed Learning: Definition & Strategies


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Which of the following is NOT a key component of self-directed learning?

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1. Shawna is a teacher in a self-directed learning environment. How would you expect her to play her role in this environment?

2. Which of the following are ALL benefits of self-directed learning?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Self-directed learning (SDL) allows students to develop their own curriculum based on their interests and abilities. Components and benefits of SDL are the main concepts included in the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz asks you to:

  • Name some components of SDL
  • Describe the role of an SDL teacher
  • Point out a benefit of SDL
  • Identify who is responsible for conducting student evaluations
  • Explain why students choose their own learning objectives

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your understanding to describe the responsibilities of an SDL teacher
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about SDL benefits
  • Interpreting information - ensure that you can read information about the components of SDL and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Discover more about this topic by viewing the corresponding lesson called Self-Directed Learning: Definition & Strategies. Concepts covered in the lesson include:

  • The definition of self-directed learning
  • Teaching strategies for an SDL classroom
  • Examples of SDL