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This paper examines the early development of self-directed learning as an area of study and practice using Cyril Houle as the point of departure. Through a variety of sources, a perspective is offered on how self-directed learning gained a foothold as a viable area of inquiry in adult education.

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Beyond The Inquiring Mind: Cyril Houle’s Connection to Self-Directed Learning

This paper examines the early development of self-directed learning as an area of study and practice using Cyril Houle as the point of departure. Through a variety of sources, a perspective is offered on how self-directed learning gained a foothold as a viable area of inquiry in adult education.