New Blog by Maurice coming soon. Expect the first entry Sunday September 25, Self-Directed Learning SDL is any increase in knowledge, skill or performance pursued by any individual for personal reasons employing any means, in any place at any time at any age.
We are on the cusp of a digital education revolution where traditional schools are being disrupted and unschooling is becoming the new way to thrive. Today, you can design your own passion-driven learning curriculum and prepare yourself to ride the technological waves that will power the next economic booms.
The average person today will have careers over the course of their lifetime. Under these circumstances, we must be learning all the time.
Fortunately, the Internet is the most powerful tool for learning ever invented. Soon, we will not only have the world wide web, but also new technologies like augmented reality and virtual reality that let us explore new learnable realities.
For the curious among us, there has never been a better time to be alive. Your options for lifelong learning are endless. You can take online courses, master new skills, build your own website, read classic books, explore the world with your smartphone, and collaborate with other lifelong learners from all over the world.
Updated and re-published on November, 25th, These are the online education companies that are revolutionizing education and building the next generation of interactive learning communities.
The Saylor Foundation is a non-profit that provides a free University education. Udemy — The iTunes of learning new digital skills and training for your career.
Lots of great educational content, lectures and conference talks conveniently organized. Free if you mark the talks on your schedule and watch the live streams.
Reddit Lectures — A busy Reddit community for the latest and greatest video lectures. Documentaries are one of my favorite ways to spark curiosity and learn about a new subject, movement, or issue.
Here are my best documentary collections. Education Documentaries List — My collection of the best documentaries on education, creativity, and technology.
Social Media Documentaries List — My collection of documentaries on the rise of the new social media influencers. Thought-Provoking Documentaries List — 10 documentaries that I highly recommend watching.
Here are my favorite organizational tools for managing my own self-education and creative projects. Evernote — Outsource ideas and notes to your digital memory using Evernote. Flipboard — A fun way to browse the latest news.
Pocket — Save the articles you read online in your digital pocket. MindMeister — Create beautiful mind maps to organize yourself. To prove you take initiative and adopt new technologies, you need a website. Social Media Creators — My membership community for social media creators.
I recommend downloading my free page ebook on how to create your personal brand. LinkedIn — The professional social networking website has become the new social resume. Access high-quality education textbooks, get your burning questions answered and explore a world of free digital self-education resources.
Quora — Find crowdsourced advice on every imaginable topic. Open Textbooks — Browse college textbooks by subject, which are made freely available online. Scribd — An Amazing library of digital documents on every imaginable subject.
Slideshare — Learn new things and find information broken down to the essential bits in this incredible library of digital presentations. Creative Commons Education — An open source movement to make educational content freely available online.
Connexions — A global knowledge sharing community that breaks information down into small, easily-digestible chunks. Open Source — Explore the world of open source technology.While self-directed learning does not require the obsession with productivity that seems to be everywhere on the Interweb, the successful self-directed learner nonetheless knows how to find and manage time effectively to allow for learning.
Self Directed Learning - life-long learning, keeping a journal, setting goals, planning and taking action are key objectives. Self-improvement, personal development and the development of character are central themes of SDL. + Self-Education Resources For Lifelong Learning Online Kyle Pearce November 25, Learn In a world where nearly all the world’s information is at our fingertips, the barriers to learning are gone.
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To be successful you have to learn, organize, and . Self-Directed Learning: A Key Component of Adult Learning Theory. Geri Manning. Definitions and Parameters. The relationship between adult learning and self‑directed learning is a topic worth exploring on both theoretical and practical grounds.