PROMOTING LEARNER AUTONOMY AMONG TERTIARY INSTITUTION STUDENTS FOR EFFECTIVE TEACHING-LEARNING PROCESS

Abstract

It is generally believed among educationists that learning obtained by self through activity-oriented teaching-learning strategy is quite effective and retentive. Hence this paper calls for promotion of learner autonomy in teaching-learning process among students in tertiary institutions. The strategies for creating learner autonomy elucidated in this paper include: giving students learning materials with instructional objectives prior to teaching; peer teaching; cooperative and competitive learning; teacher, taking a complete facilitator’s role; involving students in making choices about learning process; giving individual and group projects to students; and use of self-assessment procedure.

Keywords: Kstudents, Learner Autonomy, Teaching-Learning Process, Tertiary Institution


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Pages: 56-60 (Download PDF)

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