Fall 2000

 

 

Autodidact \,o t-ō-dī-,dakt, dī-, -de \ n.; adj. autodidactic [Gk autodidaktos self-taught, fr. aut- + didaktos taught, fr. didaskein to teach] (1748): a self-taught person

An autodidact at the piano; she learned to play purely by ear.

Self-accessible information on the Internet could create a society of autodidacts; the question is, though, what quality of autodidacts will we be?

Autodidactic Profiles: Self-educated People Who've Made a Difference http://www.autodidactic.com/profiles.htm