Developing an Action Plan for Independent Learning

Activity time: 30 Minutes

Types of media: Handout/s, Helpsheet, Word Document


Unknown Author (University of Manchester)


Worksheet to support students to outline an structured action plan for their studies. This resource provides a template to encourage students to be effective independent learners, able to identify: what they want to learn; the best ways for them to learn what they want to learn; and how to demonstrate learning.


Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0

(This resource can be freely repurposed and reused)



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This information/resource was last updated in June 2021.

This post was originally added to LearnHigher on: January 28, 2012

About this resource

This resource includes a handout outlining for students the key points in action planning, as well as an action planning template for students to complete. The resource can be used by students independently, or as a classroom activity.


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