Abstract

Semi structured interviews were conducted with 12 men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer and who used self-directed learning extensively in regard to their disease. The commonalities in their motivations, learning resources, learning strategies, and outcomes are discussed as well as the common themes and recommendations emerging from their interviews.

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The Self-directed Learning of Men with Prostate Cancer: A Qualitative Study

Semi structured interviews were conducted with 12 men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer and who used self-directed learning extensively in regard to their disease. The commonalities in their motivations, learning resources, learning strategies, and outcomes are discussed as well as the common themes and recommendations emerging from their interviews.