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Learning by myself

Independent learning requires learners to self-regulate and make decisions about their learning through:

  • self-organisation and time management
  • choice in where they learn based on learning style and task
  • accessing support and learning tools when required.

Independent learning can offer student choice in what they learn as well as the pace of learning.

Teachers become an ?on-call facilitator? during independent learning as learners access them as the need for guidance arises. Teachers will also need to monitor students during independent learning to support self-regulation skills and behaviour.

Visit InformEd: 10 Reasons Why Educators Should Encourage Independent Learning (http://www.opencolleges.edu.au/informed/other/teachers-or-facilitators-10-reasons-why-educators-should-step-out-of-the-way-and-encourage-independent-learning).

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