self-direction

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n self-direction personal independence
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Quotations

  • Ann Oakley
    Ann Oakley
    “Housework is work directly opposed to the possibility of human self-actualization.”

Usage

In literature:

Few religious experiences fill one with more shame and self-reproach than the large results from very small efforts in the right direction.
"A Flat Iron for a Farthing" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
Although a great reader, he derived most of his knowledge directly from nature's self.
"Captains of Industry" by James Parton
Every true craftsman, artist or professional man knows and sympathizes with that impulse: you may call it a desire for self-direction in labor.
"A Preface to Politics" by Walter Lippmann
While the path of self-realisation is emancipating us from egoism and sensuality, in what general direction is it leading us?
"What Is and What Might Be" by Edmond Holmes
The first essential of character, it must be insisted, is the power of self-support, of self-direction, of self-achievement.
"The Family and it's Members" by Anna Garlin Spencer
She is not recognized as a self-directing, responsible agent.
"Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women" by George Sumner Weaver
Individual, intelligent self-direction is not, however, thereby excluded.
"Story of the War in South Africa" by Alfred T. Mahan
These bleeding men are as martyrs, and would go direct to heaven if death resulted from these self-inflicted wounds.
"Modern Persia" by Mooshie G. Daniel
It should train for self-direction and leadership 5.
"Moral Principles in Education" by John Dewey
His attempt to laugh, indeed, sounded a little hollow, but that is the habit of self-directed merriment.
"Miss Mapp" by Edward Frederic Benson
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In poetry:

There mebby is a stubborn streak that runs among the breed.
Don't try to move a wheel mule up and work him in the lead.
That works in both directions and you buck the self same deal
If you try to make the lead mule back and work him on the wheel.
"The Army Mule" by Bruce Kiskaddon

In news:

INTERVIEWS Watch Cat Power Survive Zombie Apocalypse in Self-Directed 'Cherokee' Video.
Beware Internet crowdfunding and self-directed IRA scams.
Crowdfunding over the Internet and self-directed IRAs are among the top new scams, according to state securities administrators.
The self-directed special promises "raw, unprecedented access" to the icon, including personal home videos of her family life.
One Direction and Ed Sheeran want to boost your self- esteem , girl.
6) Scam artists using Self-Directed IRAs to mask fraud — Self-directed IRAs are now a common vehicle for fraud where promoters push a Ponzi scheme or other investment.
Self-storage operator Storage Post has expanded its online functionality with reservation technology that allows customers to reserve units directly from Facebook.
Porcelain Raft's synth-symphonizing founder Mauro Remiddi has released his second self-directed video in support of Strange Weekend, and it's no less dreamlike than the first.
Having already written two self-published novels, a Jersey Shore Area High School student is set to premiere his first full- length film "Kristin Summers," which he wrote and directed, on Friday.
How do the executives and managers specifically build the inspiration to self- motivation into their staff meetings and one-on-one conversations with their direct reports.
(WGGB) — The Hadley Select Board voted Thursday to keep open the building they rent to the North Star Self Directed Learning for Teens community center.
It's been five years since Helene Blowers and the staff at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, NC, debuted Learning 2.0—a self-directed exploration of emerging technologies shared via a Creative Commons license.
Porcelain Raft's synth-symphonizing founder Mauro Remiddi has released his second self-directed video in support of Strange Weekend, and it's no less dreamlike than the first.
Instructor led training, self directed training, and publications are available.
E.Nopi, the provider of supplemental education for math, reading and writing for children ages 3 to 16, has changed its name to Eye Level to better reflect its academic programs that help children become self-directed learners.
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In science:

The implementation of the self-trigger option and the use of a single PMT for detection allowed improving the light collection of the setup by placing the sample near the focus of a concave mirror and directing the scintillation light to the photocathode.
Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop "Radiopure Scintillators for EURECA" (RPScint'2008)
For the other direction, note that the endomorphisms and self-embeddings of Γ contain the automorphisms of Γ, and hence the theorem of Ryll-Nardzewski shows that R has a first-order definition in Γ; let φ be a formula defining R.
All reducts of the random graph are model-complete
Note that in all of these network topologies, the links are directed, self-loops are allowed, and multiple-links between the same pair of nodes are excluded. a.
Damage Spreading in Spatial and Small-world Random Boolean Networks
Since r < p, S r (V ∗ ) is naturally a direct summand of the r-th tensor power of V ∗ , so S r (V ∗ ) is also self-dual.
Some simple modules for classical groups and $p$-ranks of orthogonal and Hermitian geometries
For the other direction, note that the endomorphisms and self-embeddings of Γ contain the automorphisms of Γ, and hence the theorem of Ryll-Nardzewski shows that R has a firstorder definition in Γ; let φ be a formula defining R.
Minimal functions on the random graph
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