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Self-learning is anything you learn outside a classroom environment by yourself without a set curriculum or examinations. Unlike traditional methods of schooling, your self-learning efforts are not measured by how well you perform in an exam.Self-learning lets you gauge and improve your knowledge via practical applications with no matriculated evaluation.
Technology-mediated learning environments refer to settings in which computer-based applications and simulations, personal and mobile computing devices such as smartphones or tablets, Web-based platforms, online or distance learning programs, video games, exhibits or installations that feature digital media.
Learner autonomy is when students take control and responsibility for their own learning, both in terms of what they learn and how they learn it. It takes as its starting point the idea that students are capable of self-direction and are able to develop an independent, proactive approach to their studies. Learner autonomy is particularly important.
Self-directed learning describes a process in which individuals take the initiative, with or without the help of others, in diagnosing their learning needs, formulating learning goals, identifying human and material resources for learning, choosing and implementing appropriate learning strategies, and evaluating learning outcomes.