12 influential books on "learning your own damn way"

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As we mentioned in our post How to drive your own learning and when to ride the “school” bus, sometimes you need to take your learning into your own hands. So, to go hand-in-hand with issue 01 of our iPad magazine (the issue focused on “Learning your own damn way“), here’s a list of influential books on challenging higher education, seeking alternatives, and learning on your own.

The Element
by Ken Robinson
iTunes ebook

iTunes audiobook

Amazon/Kindle book

A New Culture of Learning
by Douglas Thomas & John Seely Brown
iTunes audiobook

Amazon/Kindle book

Deschooling Society
by Ivan Illich
Amazon/Kindle book
Hacking Your Education
by Dale Stephens
iTunes ebook

Amazon/Kindle book

40 Alternatives to College
by James Altucher
Amazon/Kindle book
DIY U
by Anya Kamenetz
Amazon/Kindle book
The Education of Millionaires
by Michael Ellsberg
iTunes ebook

iTunes audiobook

Amazon/Kindle book

The Personal MBA
by Josh Kaufman
iTunes ebook

iTunes audiobook

Amazon/Kindle book

The 4-Hour Chef
by Timothy Ferriss
iPad app

Amazon/Kindle book

Mastery
by Robert Greene
iTunes ebook

Amazon/Kindle book

The $100 Startup
by Chris Guillebeau
iTunes ebook

iTunes audiobook

Amazon/Kindle book

The 4-Hour Workweek
by Timothy Ferriss
iTunes ebook

iTunes audiobook

Amazon/Kindle book

Do you have a glowing review of one of the books? Are there others you suggest? Let us know in the comments!

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Brad Kynoch

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