A Study on the Influence of the Self-understanding on Self-directed learning of Middle students : A Mediating Effect of the Future-Oriented Thinking

중학생의 자기이해가 자기주도 학습에 미치는 관계에서 미래지향적 사고의 매개효과 연구

  • Received : 2018.02.14
  • Accepted : 2018.04.20
  • Published : 2018.04.28


The purpose of this study is to examine whether self-understanding influences self-directed learning, and to analyze the mediating effect of future-oriented thinking in the relationship. For this purpose, 240 middle school students in G area were surveyed using self-understanding scale, future-oriented thinking scale, and self-directed learning scale. The structural equation model was used to verify the mediating effect. The main results are as follows. First, self-understanding of middle school students influenced self-directed learning. Second, future-oriented thinking has a complete mediation effect on self-directed learning. As a result of this research, comprehensive implications were suggested for interventions.


Self-understanding;Future-Oriented Thinking;Self-directed Learning;Developmental Perspective;Cognitive development


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