• The Art of Self-Directed Learning

  • 23 Tips for Giving Yourself an Unconventional Education
  • By: Blake Boles
  • Narrated by: Blake Boles
  • Length: 2 hrs
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (104 ratings)

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By: Blake Boles
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Publisher's Summary

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 listeners.

©2014 Blake Boles (P)2014 Blake Boles

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A few gems but not worth the money

There is a lot of extra fluff in this book to find the substantial information. It is not really for an adult self directed learner

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Very Controversial

I have been enlightened in some way, and also challenged by the idea in this book. Yes I know there are something wrong or loophole about education in general that don't meet our modern reality.

I love to listen a few times to grab more about this book.

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Great info

This book is great for teens and any adult who wants to become a self directed learning and have a growth mindset. It is very encouraging.

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The essential book for those who seek learning

This book is the best Reading a person can have to engage in a learning experience

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Inspiring

Having heard of Blake Boles for years it was interesting to hear his journey. He is inspiring in positive and yet simple manner. The information in this book is as beneficial to teens as it is to adults. If you’re looking for a way to find more joy in your life. This is a good start.

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awesome

I wish some one had given me this info in my teens. great stuff for home schoolers and govt ed.

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Already a self learner? This is only a refresher

Some content was mundane. Other content a good reminder on how to self learn. I didn't learn anything new. So if you already self learn, you could skip this book.

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Must Read!

Great book, for people of all ages. Perfectly tows the line between motivational and practical without being too verbose. Just what you would want out of great self-improvement literature. My only wish is that someone would have put this in my hand earlier in my life.

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Great ideas

I enjoyed the ideas and pearls of wisdom. There were many ideas that I think apply to all people.

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Fantastic!

I can't wait to listen to this again and again. This is a short audio but has many motivational pieces throughout. It is just what I needed as I guide my oldest though self-directed homeschool in the high school years. Also inspired me to keep up in my passions.