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Main Conference

Type of Proposal

Paper: Theorizing from the literature

Abstract

We explain retrieval practice and its potential benefits for adult self-directed learners. Moreover, we argue functional contextualism as an alternative research philosophy to self-directed learning’s humanist assumptions.

Keywords

functional contextualism, adult learning strategies, SDL, learning sciences

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Retrieval Practice as Process in Self-Directed Learning: New Philosophical Directions for Self-Directed Learning

We explain retrieval practice and its potential benefits for adult self-directed learners. Moreover, we argue functional contextualism as an alternative research philosophy to self-directed learning’s humanist assumptions.