The Investigation of Self Directed Learning Skills of Teachers In Kartepe (The District of Kocaeli In Turkey) : A Qualitative Study

Volume 4 Issue 4
Funda Arslan
Pages: 525-535 Download Count : 1201 View Count: 1339 DOI Number 10.24331/ijere.628312 Facebook Share on Google+ Save to Zotero Save to Mendeley


In this study, it is aimed to examine the opinions of teachers' self-directed learning skills with semi-structured interview form.The participants include 40 teachers from a primary and two secondary schools in Kartepe ( the district of Kocaeli). Self-Directed Learning Interview Form which has been designed by reading the relevant literature and seeking the experts’ opinions includes five questions related to phases of Self Direction in learning. The form was administered teachers face to face mostly.The interviews were audiorecorded and then transcribed by the researchers.The results of this represent each phase of Self-Directed Learning and also consistent with the studies in the literature.


  • Self-Directed Learning
  • Teacher’Opinions
  • A Qualitative Study
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