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Book details
  • Genre:EDUCATION
  • SubGenre:Experimental Methods
  • Language:English
  • Pages:225
  • eBook ISBN:9780986011962

The Art of Self-Directed Learning

23 Tips for Giving Yourself an Unconventional Education

by Blake Boles

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Overview
The Art of Self-Directed Learning is a collection of 23 stories and insights that will help you become a more motivated and self-guided learner. Drawing on a decade of research, adventures, and interviews conducted by Blake Boles (author of College Without High School and Better Than College), this book will inspire you to craft your own unconventional education, no matter whether you're a young adult, recent graduate, parent, or simply someone who never wants to stop learning.
Description
The Art of Self-Directed Learning is a collection of 23 stories and insights that will help you become a more motivated and self-guided learner. Drawing on a decade of research, adventures, and interviews conducted by Blake Boles (author of College Without High School and Better Than College), this book will inspire you to craft your own unconventional education, no matter whether you're a young adult, recent graduate, parent, or simply someone who never wants to stop learning. Each chapter is brief, story-oriented, and accompanied by an original line drawing, making The Art of Self-Directed Learning a great choice for the "non-reader" in your house.
About the author
Blake Boles builds exciting alternatives to traditional school for self-directed young people. He directs the company Unschool Adventures and is the author of Better Than College and College Without High School. Blake and his work have appeared on TEDx, The Huffington Post, USA Today, The New York Times, BBC Travel, Fox Business, Ignite, NPR affiliate radio, and the blogs of The Wall Street Journal and Wired.com. To stay in the loop regarding Blake’s projects and writings, join his author mailing list: http://blakeboles.com/list/. Connect with him directly at [email protected]
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