Learning Without School

GUESTS: CHARLES HAYES *Author, Beyond the American Dream: Lifelong Learning and the Search for Meaning in a Postmodern World (1998), Proving You're Qualified: Strategies for Competent People without College Degrees (1995) and Self-University (1989) *Started Autodidactic Press 1987, published books on self-education Have you ever wanted to learn more about Shakespeare, astronomy or political science, but you don't have the time or the money to go back to college? Self-education is the way many "life long learners" educate themselves, and it's as simple as going to your local library. Amelia Earhart and Ernest Hemingway did it, and with modern resources like the internet and lectures on tape, there's nothing stopping you from becoming a self-taught wonder. Join guest host Melinda Penkava and guests for a discussion about self-education, plus some helpful tips to get you started.

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