Updated: Mar 1, 2020
[Please note: this is a work in progress part of a larger project, please contact Greg Mullen for more information on the content in this post.]
In order to understand the potential influence and impact of a Self-Directed Learning philosophy on a school and its community, we need to begin by recognizing the systems most affected by this philosophy. In defining the systems affected, we can better trace the impact of changes specific to each school and its particular community.
First, I need to introduce a unique perspective: all systems are closed systems influenced by cultural constructs outside of the system’s boundaries.