In this video the editors of the book entitled, Self-Directed Learning: An imperative for education in a complex society, discuss the contents of this addition to the NWU Self-Directed Learning Series. They relate how ten unique chapters contribute to the scholarship of self-directed learning in terms of the environmental context and praxis. 

The editors provide a short overview of the different chapters while contemplating their relevance for classroom practice. Finally, some areas for future research are identified based on the findings of the research in this publication.