“It’s like they’ve been spoon-fed until now.”“How are they going to meet deadlines?” “
Self-paced learning differs from the traditional teacher-led, whole-class lessons in that it allows students to use materials and resources to customize the way they learn in class. The self-paced method allows students to design their own learning experience, not only at their own pace, but according to their own interests and learning preferences. The role of the instructor is to provide guidance, feedback on proficiency and tailor the learning environment to students’ needs.
1. More time for relevance
Students independently engage with technology and content without a barrage of logistical questions.
2. Quick results
Self-paced learning has proven to be an effective way to allow students to customize their learning environment to fit their needs as learners.