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How to Become an Expert at Anything – Adam Croom

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”Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.” – Isaac Asimov. Learn about the tools at your disposal that not only allow you to consume information in an organized …

”Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.” – Isaac Asimov. Learn about the tools at your disposal that not only allow you to consume information in an organized fashion but allow you to teach yourself, your organization, and the world.

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  • Two purposes: 1.) Internally, it keeps us up-to-date on the most important news stories. On the fore front of educaiton, technology, and local economic development.2.) Other purpose: external. 1.) Our logo in their inbox first thing every morning. They are thinking of us and they are thinking we are the experts of the fields listed.Best part: We had to create ZERO new content.
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    • 1. by ADAMCROOM @acroom
    • 2. I’M ACTUALLY NOT AN EXPERT ON ANYTHING… by ADAMCROOM @acroom
    • 3. @acroom
    • 4. @acroom
    • 5. Content @acroom
    • 6. @acroom
    • 7. Organized Content Content @acroom
    • 8. @acroom
    • 9. @acroom
    • 10. @acroom
    • 11. @acroom
    • 12. @acroom
    • 13. Assessment Organized Content Content @acroom
    • 14. Aug 2 : Thrun sends an email 8,000
    • 15. Aug 15 : NYTimes article 58,000
    • 16. Aug 16 : Scientific American article 70,000
    • 17. Aug 23 : KQED/Mindshift article 120,000
    • 18. Oct. 10: Start of class 160,000
    • 19. @acroom
    • 20. 25 Stanford courses! • Machine Learning • Game Theory • Optimization of Antibiotic Practices • Children Nutrition and Cooking • Cryptology • Writing in the Sciences • Startup Engineering • Intro to Mathematical Thinking • Organizational Analysis • Intro to Logic • General Game Playing • Democratic Development • Natural Language Processing • Computer Security • Introduction to Databases • Computer Science 101 • • • • • Automata Social Economic Networks Compilers Probalistic Graphical Models Understanding Einstein: The Special Theory of Relativity • Practical tips to improve Asian American participation in cancer clinical trials • Algorithms: Design and Analysis, Part I • Algorithms: Design and Analysis, Part II @acroom
    • 21. 17 Harvard courses! • • • • • • China Fundamentals of Neuroscience Poetry in America Health and Society Intro to Computer Science Early Christianity: Letters of Paul • Unlocking the Immunity to Change • Science and Cooking • Challenges of America’s National Security • The Ancient Greek Hero • Justice • Health in Number • Dynamics • Flight Vehicle Aerodynamics • Introduction to Computer Science and Programming • Circuits and Electronics • Introduction to Philosophy • Elements of Structure • • • • • • 18 mit courses! Introduction to Aerodynamics A Global History of Architecture Innovation and Commercialization Introduction to Biology Classical Mechanics Introduction to Solid State Chemistry • Mechanics Reviews
    • 22. COMMUNITY Assessment Organized Content Content @acroom
    • 23. Everything we learn takes place in a social context. @acroom
    • 24. Knowledge is constructed in the midst of our interactions with others and is shaped by the skills and abilities valued in a particular culture Lev Vygotsky @acroom
    • 25. @acroom
    • 26. - 80+ free talks on freedom, citizenship, and u.s. history - 85,000+ video views ONLINE - Itunes U: 50,000+ @acroom
    • 27. - 82,000+ page views - AVG. Visit Duration : 04:09 @acroom
    • 28. @acroom
    • 29. Learn more at janux.ou.edu @acroom
    • 30. So wHat? @acroom
    • 31. HIGHER ED is now… 1. Available beyond 18-22 yrs old 2. Less specialized 3. Can happen with anyone, anywhere @acroom
    • 32. COMMUNITY Assessment Organized Content Social Media! Cooking! Blogging! Content App development
    • 33. -ADAMCROOM @acroom