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Learner Autonomy

  • George M. JacobsEmail author
  • Willy A. Renandya
  • Michael Power
Chapter
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Education book series (BRIEFSEDUCAT)

Abstract

Students move toward becoming lifelong learners when they take responsibility for their own learning and for that of their peers.

Keywords

Learning autonomy Choice Doable tasks Peer feedback Student-Developed materials 

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Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  • George M. Jacobs
    • 1
    Email author
  • Willy A. Renandya
    • 2
  • Michael Power
    • 3
  1. 1.James Cook UniversitySingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.Nanyang Technological UniversitySingaporeSingapore
  3. 3.Shoreline Public SchoolsShorelineUSA

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