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Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

Skills you will gain

Learning To LearnLifelong LearningPomodoro TechniqueMeta Learning

Learner Career Outcomes

39%

started a new career after completing these courses

35%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level
Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Change IS possible

3 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 71 min)
13 videos
1-2 The Value of Being a Slow Learner4m
1-3 From Passive to Active7m
1-4 The Value of Your Past6m
1-5 Mastery Learning6m
1-6 Focused Versus Diffuse – Furthering Your Understanding6m
1-7 Should You Listen to Music When You're Studying?1m
1-8 Learning Something Hard? The Coffee Shop Trick5m
1-9 Your environment affects who you are6m
1-10 The Changing World – Matching Aspirations with Opportunity6m
1-11 Natural Passions, Career Choice, and Gender4m
1-12 Week 1 Wrap Up2m
Optional Bonus Video: Nelson Dellis Memory Tips #16m
1 practice exercise
Week 130m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Getting Deeper into Happy Learning

2 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 86 min)
14 videos
2-2 The Value of a Poor Memory6m
2-3 Meditation and Mindfulness – What to Look for4m
2-4 The Pomodoro Technique as Working Meditation7m
2-5 Getting Past Procrastination7m
2-6 The Value of Procedural Fluency and Deliberate Practice6m
2-7 Bad Grades and Barb's Hands – The Value of Mental Tricks3m
2-8 Learning to Reframe – Put a Label on It!8m
2-9 Integrate All Your Senses Into Learning – The Pitfalls of "Learning Styles"3m
2-10 Can You Try to Learn Too Much?3m
2-11 Your Social Brain5m
2-12 Week 2 Wrap Up4m
Optional Bonus Video: Interview with Singapore Entrepreneur Adam Khoo20m
Optional Bonus Video: Nelson Dellis Memory Tips #24m
1 practice exercise
Week 230m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Learning and Careers

3 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 65 min)
13 videos
3-2 Passion and Work Part 13m
3-3 Passion and Work Part 25m
3-4 Passion and Work Part 36m
3-5 Mindshifting – What to Do in the Face of Opposition6m
3-6 General Competence versus Selective Ignorance2m
3-7 The Value of Feeling Like an Imposter2m
3-8 Avoiding Career Ruts and Surviving Career Catastrophes4m
3-9 Bad Traits as Best Traits3m
3-10 The Intelligence of Emotions6m
3-11 Week 3 Wrap Up3m
Optional Bonus Video: Nelson Dellis Memory Tips #39m
Optional Bonus Video: Nelson Dellis Memory Tips #4 Remembering Names & Faces9m
1 practice exercise
Week 330m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Adopting a Learning Lifestyle

2 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 72 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
13 videos
4-2 Why Should You Keep Learning?5m
4-3 MOOC Tips Part 1 – How to Get the Most from MOOCs3m
4-4 Dirty Little Secrets of Traditional vs Massive Online Teaching4m
4-5 A Visit to Barb's Basement: The Secret Sauce of Learning How to Learn5m
4-6 MOOC Tips Part 2 – Looking More Deeply Into Quality Learning4m
4-7 Mentors in Your Life5m
4-8 Read, Read, Read3m
4-9 Surviving in the New Information Economy5m
4-10 Week 4 Wrap Up3m
4-11 Finale: Discovering Your Hidden Potential4m
Optional Bonus Video: Nelson Dellis Memory Tips #5 Language Learning11m
Memory Tips: Nelson Dellis on How to Memorize a Speech or a Script13m
1 reading
Please Rate this Course on Class Central5m
1 practice exercise
Final Examination30m

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