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Exploring the Application of a Self-Determined Approach to Learning

Snowden, Michael and Halsall, Jamie (2017) Exploring the Application of a Self-Determined Approach to Learning. International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 22 (3). pp. 293-303. ISSN 1471-8197

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University education has traditionally been seen as a dyadic relationship between the lecturer and the learner: typically, it is the lecturer who decides what the learner needs to know in terms of knowledge and skills, and indeed, how the knowledge and skills should be taught. The aim of this paper is to critically explore the contemporary debates on the application of self-determined learning within a higher education setting. This research project used a series of qualitative focus group meetings. This research recommends that there is a need for a clearer requirement for on applying heutagogical principles for promoting engagement in the higher education teaching and learning environment.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Heutagogy; Higher education; Learning; Teaching; Virtual learning
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
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Depositing User: Jonathan Cook
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2017 14:05
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2021 15:31


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