Lifelong Learning

A Degree is Just One Facet


| July/August 1999


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A Degree is Just One Facet

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If you thought your education was over when that diploma was plopped into your palm, think again.

Never before has so much knowledge been required to navigate through life. The amount of information that many of us need to simply maintain our careers escalates so fast that it has spawned terms like 'just-in-time learning.'

At the same time, the Internet has given us nearly instant access to knowledge as never before. We could view these demands on our minds as obligatory headaches, or we could embrace the concept of lifelong learning as an opportunity to continually enrich our lives.

Chances are you're already engaged in learning, even if you are miles away from the nearest educational institution. The key is to recognize the educational value of your experiences, and to take deliberate action to continue learning by striving to satisfy your curiosity, regardless of whether that will advance your career. For some people, a fresh approach to learning could facilitate a dreamed-of career change; for all of us, rekindling a desire to learn will prove its own reward.

Here are some guidelines for navigating your own course of lifelong learning:

Adopt a new perspective.
Nothing fosters learning as effectively as the simple desire to know. Follow your curiosity to set your learning goals, instead of catering to external expectations.






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