Hello SOTGC community,
HR Captain’s Log AD 8050
As long as you own a brain, you are destined to crave knowledge.
Actually, we are driven to absorb whatever we can – and what becomes useless versus useful sorts itself out according to how “hot” or “cold” we deem these cognitions to be.
‘Hot Cognition’ – obviously something you are very passionate about or a body of knowledge that you have intense interest in – either because it relates to who you are all about, or because it is so fascinating it ignites your otherwise dormant intellectual curiosity.
Which brings me to today’s ah-ha revelation:
The future of learning will be more and more individualized and personalized. The best term I can use to describe this phenomenon is “autodidactic.” You can look it up – it is a term that dates back to early Greek philosophy. Self-driven learning – self-propelled knowledge acquisition.
But you already intuited this, right?
If you did, you are indeed visionary.
Because it is real – the optimal and most effective learning is the kind you are doing from a completely self-directed vantage point.
Didn’t you feel like your best experiences in education were the ones where YOU picked the independent research topic?
I wonder why … : )
In the future, everything is possible!