Jennifer Medeiros

Why and How to Measure Self-Directed Learning Skills

Authors : Jennifer Medeiros

The ability to manage one’s own learning processes, known as self-directed learning (SDL), is a crucial factor in students’ academic success and one that learning scientists consider being open to improvement.

How Can Instructors in Online STEM Courses Support Self-Directed Learning?

Authors : Jennifer Medeiros

The COVID-19 pandemic showed that online learning is here to stay, but it also revealed knowledge gaps around how to support all students to learn effectively online. As a result, educators are now highly motivated to develop new models for online teaching and learning that build students’ skills and motivation to learn.