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Creating environments conducive for lifelong learning
Opportunities to engage in learning anytime or anywhere must address the issue of how to foster the desire for sustained and enduring learning. The need to understand the conditions necessary forExpand
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The Relationship between Resourcefulness and Persistence in Adult Autonomous Learning
The purpose of this study was to investigate the tenability of a proposed path-analytic model relating resourcefulness and persistence in the context of adult autonomous learning. Data collected fromExpand
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Student Evaluation of Teaching in the Virtual and Traditional Classrooms: A Comparative Analysis.
The present case study consists of the content analysis of anonymous student responses to open-ended evaluation of teaching questions submitted by 202 students for fully online and on-campus versionsExpand
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Enhancing and Facilitating Self-Efficacious Behaviors in Distance Learning Environments
The need to understand contemporary adult learners and the methods that promote continual, sustained learning is of paramount importance particularly for doctoral programs, but more specifically forExpand
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The Inventory of Learner Persistence
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Tablet Technology for Educators
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An examination of the relationship of gender, marital status, and prior educational attainment and learner autonomy
The development of a conceptual model that provides a theoretical framework for understanding the conative factors of desire, resourcefulness, initiative, and persistence in autonomous learningExpand
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Student Achievement in Higher Education
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Facilitating and Understanding Autonomy in Adult Learners
Confessore (1992) proposed that desire, initiative, resourcefulness and persistence are critical factors for understanding why adults engage in independent and self-directed learning endeavors. AExpand
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