Definition of self-directed in English:
1(Of an emotion, statement, or activity) directed at one’s self: she grimaces with a bitter self-directed humour
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- Suppressed aggression toward others became self-directed aggression and self-punishment.
- This type of humor has been perpetuated and modified in the literature to elaborate the self-directed humor of those who have transitioned from one mode of existence to another.
- Indeed, if the analogy were pursued to its logical conclusion, we might well envision the phenomenon of self-directed humor of the oppressed as contributing to the perpetuation of the oppression.
2(Of an activity) under one’s own control: this gives learners guidance in their self-directed learning
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- Each chapter includes numerous self-directed study activities that reinforce both active and passive learning.
- The focus of the survey was to identify what self-directed learning activities were being used in their curriculum.
- In adult learning orientation, learners are responsible for their own learning, and they use self-learning modules in self-directed study.
2.1(Of a person) showing initiative and the ability to organize oneself.
- At one end of the continuum were the self-directed people.
- The benefits of a self-directed team were realized when the initial test efforts identified some hardware flaws.
- It produces self-directed individuals who have learned how to acquire new skills without constant supervision or coercion.
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- This exercise encourages critical thinking and promotes self-direction in planning for individual learning needs.
- The fact that we value our independence must be the starting ground for creating conditions of learning which make for uniqueness, self-direction and self-initiated learning.
- In fantasy, they get to feel the omnipotence, invulnerability, aggression and self-direction that real life makes so difficult.
Definition of self-directed in:
- US English dictionary
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