Student evaluation of the usefulness of the Self-Rating Scale of Self-Directed Learning tool in the FdSc in Health and Social Care Course

Williamson, Swapna Naskar and Seewoodhary, Mahesh (2017) Student evaluation of the usefulness of the Self-Rating Scale of Self-Directed Learning tool in the FdSc in Health and Social Care Course. Journal of Healthcare Communications, 2 (4). ISSN 2472-1654

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Abstract

Background: Student evaluaton is the lifeblood of learning/teaching and the SRSSDL tool is a vehicle to enable students to achieve their goals.
Aim: To evaluate the usefulness of the tool as perceived by the FdSc students.
Methods: A qualitatve exploratory approach was used to identfy FdSc students' views and experiences of using the SRSSDL tool to establish its effectveness in developing their SDL skills. A questonnaire comprising of six open-ended semistructured questons was used to collect data.
Analysis: Thematc analysis was used to analyse the data.
Results: The SRSSDL tool was positvely evaluated by the students identfying its usefulness in improving their SDL.
Conclusion: Students' evaluaton of the SRSSDL tool clearly identfed its impact on their learning, developing confdence and their positve experiences when applying the tool.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © Under License of Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License
Uncontrolled Keywords: Self-directed learning; Student evaluaton; Student motvaton; Lifelong learning
Subjects: Education > Teaching and learning
Depositing User: Swapna Williamson
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2017 11:28
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2017 11:37
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/4174

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