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Working Bibliography


Experiences in Self-Determined Learning is now available as an open-source text. To access the file, click here: https://uol.de/fileadmin/user_upload/coer/Experiences-in-self-determined-learning.pdf 

The printed book continues to be available on amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Experiences-Self-Determined-Learning-L-M-Blaschke/dp/1502785307


THE LATEST BOOK: Self-determined Learning: Heutagogy in Action

Self-Determined Learning explores how heutagogy was derived, and what this approach to learning involves, drawing on recent research and practical applications. The editors draw together contributions from educators and practitioners in different fields, illustrating how the approach can been used and the benefits its use has produced. The subjects discussed include: the nature of learning, heutagogy in the classroom, flexible curriculum, assessment, e-learning, reflective learning, action learning and research, and heutagogy in professional practice settings.


Below is a collection of articles, books, websites, and other resources that are relevant to heutagogy. Please feel free to suggest others in the comment area below.

Ashton, J. & Elliott, R. (2007). Juggling the balls – study, work, family and play: Student perspectives on flexible and blended heutagogy. European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 15(2), 167-181.

Ashton, J., & Newman, L. (2006). An unfinished symphony: 21st century teacher education using knowledge creating heutagogies. British Journal of Educational Technology, 37(6) 825-840. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8535.2006.00662.x.

Blaschke, L.M. (2012). Heutagogy and lifelong learning: A review of heutagogical practice and self-determined learning. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 13(1), 56-71. Retrieved from: http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/1076/2113

Bhoyrub, J., Hurley, J., Neilson, G.R., Ramsay, M., & Smith, M. (2010). Heutagogy: An alternative practice based learning approach. Nurse Education in Practice, 19(6), 322-326.

Canning, N. &  Callan, S. (2010). Heutagogy: Spirals of reflection to empower learners in higher education. Reflective Practice, 11(1), pp. 71–82.

Canning, N. (2010). Playing with heutagogy: Exploring strategies to empower mature learners in higher education. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 34(1), pp. 59–71.

Chapnick, S. & Meloy, J. (2005).  Renaissance eLearning: creating dramatic and unconventional learning experiences. Essential resources for training and HR professionals. Pfeiffer: San Francisco, CA. (See “From Andragogy to Heutagogy,” pp. 36–39.)

Cochrane, T., Antonczak, L., Gordon, A., Sissons, H. & Withell, A. (2012). Heutagogy and mobile social media: post Web 2.0 pedagogy. Retrieved from: http://www.ascilite.org.au/conferences/wellington12/2012/images/custom/cochrane,_thomas_-_heutagogy_and_mobile.pdf

Eberle, J. (2009). Heutagogy: What your mother didn’t tell you about pedagogy and the conceptual age. In Proceedings from the 8th Annual European Conference on eLearning, October 29-30, 2009. Bari, Italy.

Gardner, A., Hase, S., Gardner, G., Dunn, S.V., & Carryer, J. (2008). From competence to capability: A study of nurse practitioners in clinical practice. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 17(2), 250-258. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.206.0188.x

Hase, S. (2009). Heutagogy and e-learning in the workplace: Some challenges and opportunities. Impact: Journal of Applied Research in Workplace E-learning, 1(1), 43-52. DOI: 10.5043/impact.13

Hase, S. (2011), Learner defined curriculum: heutagogy and action learning in vocational training, Southern Institute of Technology Journal of Applied Research, Special Edition on Action Research. Retrieved 15th February 2013 from http://sitjar.sit.ac.nz/Publications/SITJAR%20AR%20edition%20A.pdf

Hase, S, and Kenyon, C. (2000). From andragogy to heutagogy. Ultibase, RMIT. http://ultibase.rmit.edu.au/Articles/dec00/hase2.htm

Hase, S, & Kenyon, C. (2007). Heutagogy: a child of complexity theory. Complicity: an International Journal of Complexity and Education, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 111-118. “Heutagogy: A Child of Complexity Theory”

Kenyon, C., & Hase, S. (2010). Andragogy and heutagogy in postgraduate work. In T. Kerry (Ed.), Meeting the challenges of change in postgraduate education. London: Continuum Press.

Kenyon, C., & Hase, S. (2001). Moving from andragogy to heutagogy in vocational education. Retrieved from:  http://www.avetra.org.au/abstracts_and_papers_2001/Hase-Kenyon_full.pdf

Wheeler, S. (2011, July 8). Learning with e’s: Digital age learning. [Blog post.] Retrieved from: http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com/2011/07/digital-age-learning.html


The Heutagogic Archives: From Access, to Content, to Context

Heutagogy: A Self-Determined Learning Approach

Heutagogy (Wikipedia)

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2 comments on “Working Bibliography

  1. Pingback: Providing A Compass: Neuroscience & Heutagogy | Heutagogy Community of Practice

  2. Renee Gutiérrez
    May 18, 2015

    Is the link broken that leads to Heutagogy: A Self-Determined Learning Approach?

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