Definitions for "Self-directed learning"
is a strategy used to improve performance; it requires the learner to make decisions about what they need to learn to improve their job performance and initiate activities to meet those learning goals.
Is the personalization of learning which takes into account individual student characteristics, talents, interests and academic backgrounds. The learner is able to control and direct their learning at a pace agreed by the student, parents and teacher advisor.
Participants take responsibility for their learning and learn-at-their-own-speed. Computer-based training is an excellent method for supporting this type of learning.