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Self-Directed Learning: Essential strategy for a rapidly changing world // Catherine Lombardozzi, for Learning Guild (2020) Here’s my research report that synthesizes the theory and research on self-directed learning, boiling it down to key concepts and recommendations. This work served as the underpinning for the Charting Your Course process. Download for free with a free membership to the Learning Guild.
The wherwithal for self-directed learning // Catherine Lombardozzi, Learning Journal blog (2020) Describes the capabilites and qualities individuals need to direct their own learning, and some tactics to use to bolster these.
Learn2Learn Online // Arun Pradhan An in-depth learn-to-learn resource that helps individuals to develop an array of learning skills – a solid overview of proven learning practices along with plenty of resources to dive deep.
How to become the best in the world at something // Tomas Pueyo, on Forge / Medium This article explains the benefits of skill-stacking to build a skill set that is uniquely you, unmatched by others. What makes people especially successful is often the combination of several areas of deep knowledge and skill they bring to the table rather than an expertise in just one arena.
The making of an expert // K. Anders Ericsson, Michael J. Prietula , and Edward T. Cokely, Harvard Business Review (2007) Useful advice about the kind of activities that support expertise development.
How to effectively build and leverage a personal learning network (PLN) // Mirjam Neelen & Paul A. Kirschner, 3 Star Learning Experiences (2018) A personal learning network is a way of surrounding yourself with people who can assist in your development in a variety of ways. A PLN is an important development strategy that should be in a permanent part of your professional support system.
Getting started with reflective practice // Cambridge International Education Teaching and Learning Team (no date) While written for teachers, the key concepts apply to all professions. Practical advice here.
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