Use these keyboard commands to do the following :

CTRL + A - Selects all the text
CTRL + C - Copies your selection
CTRL + V - Pastes your selection to a new location
CTRL + X - Cuts ( removes ) your selection
CTRL + Z - This will Undo your last action

More Helps #1 - Keyboard Shortcuts
( Right Click This Link / Save Target As - Save it to the My Documents folder)

Adult Education
by Malcolm S. Knowles

Knowles puts forward three immediate reasons for self-directed learning. First he argues that there is convincing evidence that people who take the initiative in learning (proactive learners) learn more things, and learn better, than do people who sit at the feet of teachers passively waiting to be taught (reactive learners). 'They enter into learning more purposefully and with greater motivation. They also tend to retain and make use of what they learn better and longer than do the reactive learners'.

A second immediate reason is that self-directed learning is more in tune with our natural processes of psychological development. 'An essential aspect of maturing is developing the ability to take increasing responsibility for our own lives - to become increasingly self-directed'.

A third immediate reason is that many of the new developments in education put a heavy responsibility on the learners to take a good deal of initiative in their own learning. 'Students entering into these programs without having learned the skills of self-directed inquiry will experience anxiety, frustration , and often failure, and so will their teachers.