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A Conceptual Model for Understanding Self-Directed Learning in Online Environments.

  title={A Conceptual Model for Understanding Self-Directed Learning in Online Environments.},
  author={Liyan Song and Janette R. Hill},
  journal={Journal of Interactive Online Learning},
Research indicates that online learning often situates control of implementation with the learner. Recently, scholars have turned attention to the importance of self-directed learning (SDL) skills for online learning environments. Existing frameworks for understanding SDL focus primarily on process and personal attributes in face-to-face settings. Some frameworks depict SDL as a process, focusing on learner autonomy in the learning processes; other frameworks emphasize personal attributes… 

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