Readiness for self-directed learning: validation of a new scale with medical students.

@article{Hendry2009ReadinessFS,
  title={Readiness for self-directed learning: validation of a new scale with medical students.},
  author={Graham Hendry and Paul Ginns},
  journal={Medical teacher},
  year={2009},
  volume={31 10},
  pages={918-20}
}
BACKGROUND Students in higher education are expected to make decisions about the depth and breadth of their study, and so self-direct their learning. Students vary in their willingness or readiness to engage in self-directed learning (SDL). AIM This study examines the factorial validity of a new instrument, the Self-Directed Learning Readiness Scale (SDLRS) to measure readiness for SDL in medical students. METHOD Exploratory factor analysis was conducted to determine the factor structure of… CONTINUE READING

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