Understanding self directed-learning

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Understanding self directed-learning

  1. 1. Understanding self-directed learning<br />
  2. 2. Remember when learning was fun?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/57634636@N00/4516236821/sizes/z/in/photostream/<br />
  3. 3. When you did things your way to achieve a common goal?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/wwworks/2885861465/sizes/l/in/photostream/<br />
  4. 4. Before learning became like this?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/imlsdcc/4668966927/sizes/o/in/photostream/<br />http://thescholasticdiary.wordpress.com<br />
  5. 5. Learning can be fun again.<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/webcarnet/2941567708/sizes/l/in/photostream/<br />
  6. 6. “self-directed learning will be the most important taught skill of the future.”<br />Futurist magazine<br />http://www.wfs.org/index.php?q=Forecasts_From_The_Futurist_Magazine 22 November 2010<br />
  7. 7. Self-directed learning may be defined as “developing goals for learning, controlling the learning task, determining learning methodology, monitoring and evaluating progress towards goals, and determining the value of learning tasks in relation to personal and professional skills and knowledge.” <br />
  8. 8. ...or, in plain language...<br />Recognising what you already know<br />Identifying what you still need to find out<br />Planning how you will get the knowledge<br />Learning in the way that best suits you<br />Measuring your success<br />
  9. 9. Why?<br />Shift happens<br />
  10. 10. “We are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t exist yet, using technologies that haven’t been invented, to solve problems that we don’t even know are problems yet”<br />Shift happens 2010<br />
  11. 11. We can’t teach you everything you need to know<br />But we will show you how to find out.<br />
  12. 12. The future of knowledge is DIY<br />
  13. 13. Key philosophy<br />Promote and model a commitment to ongoing professional development and lifelong learning<br />
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  15. 15. How do I become a self-directed learner?<br />Plan your learning journey<br />Find good travelling companions<br />Share the load<br />
  16. 16. We are all the co-creators of knowledge<br />
  17. 17. Planning your learning journey<br />
  18. 18. Do it your way<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/trevin/1940098774/sizes/z/in/photostream/<br />
  19. 19. Becoming a lifelong learner requires you to get to know yourself better. <br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/eqqman/98102794/sizes/o/in/photostream/<br />
  20. 20. It is a process of discovery.<br />
  21. 21. Find good travelling companions<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/naturewise/4171353173/sizes/l/in/photostream/<br />
  22. 22. Share the load<br />
  23. 23. Get connected<br />

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