The role of curiosity in lifelong learning
The Autodidactic Podcast
by Rick Dearman
8M ago
This is the last episode for this season, and I want to talk about the role of curiosity in lifelong learning. So, I'll just briefly explain the topic of curiosity. We'll go through the significance of it for lifelong learning and explain the connection between curiosity and the motivation to learn ..read more
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Self-Education in the Digital Age
The Autodidactic Podcast
by Rick Dearman
9M ago
Self-Education in the Digital Age.  Today, I want to talk about self-education in the digital age. Now, we are in the digital age without a doubt. The internet is everywhere. There's digital equipment everywhere: phones, digital information, pictures, text, blogs—you name it, it's everywhere. Obviously, the accessibility of digital resources has led to a surge in popularity and accessibility of digital learning. Today, I want to talk about the pros and cons of self-education in the digital age and how you might go about doing it better ..read more
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Becoming a Better Writer through Self-Study
The Autodidactic Podcast
by Rick Dearman
9M ago
Today we'll explore the methods to becoming a Better Writer through Self-Study.  When you're a writer, you need to continuously improve your writing skills. To achieve this, we need to emphasize the importance of continuous improvement and establish a measure and baseline to track progress. In this episode, we'll discuss the benefits of self-study for aspiring writers and highlight the strategies and techniques for autodidactic writers ..read more
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Introduction to MOOCs and online courses
The Autodidactic Podcast
by Rick Dearman
9M ago
Today we'll talk about how to use MOOCs and how to get the most from online courses. Introduction to Online Courses and MOOCs First, for anyone who isn't familiar, let me introduce MOOCs. MOOCs stand for Massive Open Online Courses and have gained immense popularity and accessibility in recent years. These courses are offered online and are open to numerous participants worldwide. They provide a flexible and affordable way to acquire knowledge and skills from experts in various fields ..read more
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Mentorship and how to find mentors
The Autodidactic Podcast
by Rick Dearman
9M ago
Today we'll look at mentorship and how it can help you as an autodidactic. It's not just about having someone to show you the ropes; mentorship goes way beyond that. When you have a mentor by your side, you gain access to invaluable guidance, support, and accountability. Think of them as your personal cheerleader and advisor rolled into one ..read more
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Expanding Knowledge Base - Importance of Continuous Learning
The Autodidactic Podcast
by Rick Dearman
10M ago
Expanding our knowledge base through continuous learning is of utmost importance in today's rapidly changing world. It not only promotes personal and professional growth but also enables us to keep up with the ever-evolving landscape in various fields. Lifelong learning has become essential in order to thrive in a dynamic society. By actively seeking opportunities to broaden our knowledge base, we can enhance our critical thinking and problem-solving abilities. When we expose ourselves to diverse perspectives and ideas, we develop a more comprehensive understanding of complex issues. This broa ..read more
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Self-Study in STEM
The Autodidactic Podcast
by Rick Dearman
10M ago
Benefits of self-directed learning for aspiring STEM professionals:     Flexibility to explore personal interests and pace of learning     Opportunity to develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and self-motivation skills ..read more
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Critical Thinking
The Autodidactic Podcast
by Rick Dearman
10M ago
Exploring the use of Critical Thinking in Self-Learning. Critical thinking is a cognitive process characterized by the ability to analyze, evaluate, interpret, and infer information and ideas. It involves actively and objectively examining concepts, arguments, and evidence to form well-reasoned judgments and make informed decisions. For autodidacts, critical thinking is particularly important as it enables independent learning and empowers individuals to navigate a vast amount of information effectively. It's essential to distinguish critical thinking from other types of thinking, such as crea ..read more
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Exploring memory Techniques
The Autodidactic Podcast
by Rick Dearman
11M ago
Today we'll explore the methods used for memory retention such as memory palaces and peg lists. In this episode, we will explore strategies that will help you use memory techniques. Don’t forget that I put all the transcripts for each episode on my website, autodidactic.info. Memory plays a crucial role in the learning process, as it allows us to retain and retrieve information. In this episode, we will explore memory techniques and mnemonics as effective tools for improving memory retention and recall. Memory techniques and mnemonics are strategies and methods designed to enhance memory perfo ..read more
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Exploring Effective Note-taking
The Autodidactic Podcast
by Rick Dearman
11M ago
We'll look at the different methods of note-taking and how to use and enhance them for self-learning ..read more
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