Updated 2019-09-02

The Art of Self-Directed Learning: 23 Tips for Giving Yourself an Unconventional Education

A collection of 23 stories and insights, offering practical advice and inspiration to become a more motivated and self-guided learner.
Blake Boles author
Non-Fiction Books
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Blake Boles begins The Art of Self-Directed Learning with an explanation of who he is and where he’s been and then introduces the concept of self-directed learning, what it looks like, and the importance of consent and ownership in the learning process. Blake then offers tips on maximizing motivation, learning online, learning offline, meta-learning, and building a career as a self-educator. The final chapter discusses how nature, nurture, luck, and mindset influence self-directed learning.

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