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Approx. 6 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: Chinese (Traditional), Arabic, Turkish, English, Spanish

What you will learn

  • Compare two modes of thinking and their effective use.

  • Identify the cause of procrastination and how to stop doing it.

  • Explain how sleep and exercise improve learning and memory.

  • Discover how active learning can help you study more effectively.

Skills you will gain

Test PreparationLearning To LearnPomodoro TechniqueMeta Learning

Learner Career Outcomes

30%

started a new career after completing these courses

21%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 6 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: Chinese (Traditional), Arabic, Turkish, English, Spanish

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

What is Learning?

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 25 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Video 2: Using a Tomato to Avoid Putting Things Off5m
Video 3: Broadening Your Passions4m
Video 4: Fun with Space Aliens5m
Video 5: How to Wake Up Smarter4m
1 reading
Welcome and Meet the Instructors5m
1 practice exercise
Module 120m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Tips to Build Your Memory

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 23 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Video 7: Recall4m
Video 8: Working Memory5m
Video 9: Slick Tricks to Build Your Memory5m
Video 10: Even Crazier Memory Tricks4m
2 readings
Recall Exercise10m
The Memory Palace Technique10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz: Module 220m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Brain Links and Study Tips

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 29 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Video 12: Who Stole My Parking Spot? The Challenges of Information Overload4m
Video 13: How to Pump Up Your Brain3m
Video 14: Surprises About Learning: Your Worst Traits Can Be Your Best5m
Video 15: How to Do Well on Tests4m
Video 16: The Keys to Success in Your Learning4m
5 readings
Test Checklist5m
My Learning Journal10m
Please Rate this Course on Class Central10m
Learning by Teaching30m
Recommended Books5m
2 practice exercises
Quick self-check2m
Module 320m

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