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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential by McMaster University

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About the Course

Mindshift is designed to help boost your career and life in today’s fast-paced learning environment. Whatever your age or stage, Mindshift teaches you essentials such as how to get the most out of online learning and MOOCs, how to seek out and work with mentors, the secrets to avoiding career ruts (and catastrophes) and general ruts in life, and insights such as the value of selective ignorance over general competence. We’ll provide practical insights from science about how to learn and change effectively even in maturity, and we’ll build on what you already know to take your life’s learning in fantastic new directions. This course is designed to show you how to look at what you’re learning, and your place in what’s unfolding in the society around you, so you can be what you want to be, given the real world constraints that life puts on us all. You’ll see that by using certain mental tools and insights, you can learn and do more—far more—than you might have ever dreamed! This course can be taken independent of, concurrent with, or subsequent to, its companion course, Learning How to Learn. (Mindshift is more career focused, and Learning How to Learn is more learning focused.)...

Top reviews


Jun 21, 2020

I enjoyed this MOOC. It is very well-done and clearly covers the topics of mindshifting along with career advancement. Also--good illustrations and visuals/sounds which assist in the learning process.


Oct 30, 2020

Great course! This is a lot more general than Learning about Learning but is also useful nonetheless. I like the focus on keeping positive and being confident in your potential despite our weaknesses.

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By Blair B

Nov 6, 2017

Week 4 was lacking value, but there was plenty of mind-shifting points throughout! Fun & easy!

By George K

Jan 26, 2019

Very Informative. Good Instructors and funny paradigms make a unique approach to the subject.

By Ramakrishna M

May 3, 2020

A much-needed course for people who want to learn and change their careers into other areas.

By Eduardo A

Apr 1, 2018

Only less than 5 because it has a lot of content from Learning How to Learn, that one is a 5

By donnna s

Jul 21, 2020

Course instructor is a good presenter, friendly, professional, articulate, and insightful.

By Christopher J

Jul 20, 2017

I am thankful of the teacher's who took time and worked on the preparation of this course.

By Jiaur R

Jul 29, 2020

Excellent course ,It would be great if some more excercise /technique is incorporating .

By zahra m

Jul 28, 2020

I liked this MOOC. I learned a bunch of things that will help me to improve my learning.

By Karan P

Aug 5, 2017

It is a very good course. Very helpful to step back and think wherever you are in life.

By Tanaree T

Jun 13, 2021

Good MOOC! Nice and easy to understand with slow talking speed and simple visual aids.

By Joshua

Sep 27, 2019

Easy, fun, enjoyable course that provides a positive perspective on lifelong learning!

By Pallav P

Jun 10, 2018

One of the important courses which can be a stepping stone towards a learning journey.

By haridasan m

Jan 28, 2020

Was a great experience to go through the course. Learning materials are simple and e

By joann g

Dec 13, 2022

It was very helpful and fun learning and enhancing your hidden potentials. love it.

By Giuseppe L R

Jun 10, 2020

I have got inspirations through the course.I highly recommend to give a look at it!

By Bassel A H

Jul 7, 2020

A decent continuation and more indeth reading off the learning how to learn course

By Pranee R

May 29, 2020

Good to understand the course materials and get motivation to learn something new.


Feb 8, 2021

Good classes, after classes im get something to chsnge my mind in future time.TQ

By Manzar A

May 13, 2020

In one sentence, its just changed my mind to shifting & thats fair enough. Great

By Udaya K

Feb 3, 2022

Thoroughly enjoyed taking this course! This kindled a new interest in learning!


Feb 3, 2021

GOOD . I learnt how to manage my poor memory and be creative to improve myself.


Jul 18, 2020

Course is Very Good, Engaging and Relevant to the contemporary world scenarios

By Novikov D S

Apr 27, 2020

Good start in exploration of online studying. But this course is toooo simple.

By Jahnavi A

Aug 9, 2020

Course is good but i've completed my vourse but i could not get my cerificate

By Sven N

Nov 21, 2018

This course helped me to take decisions and to shift careers. An eye opener.