Last updated : 07 Aug 2016

Corporate Digital Learning

Summary

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Programme

Syllabus

Week 1: What is learning?

  • Focused versus diffuse thinking
  • Procrastination, memory, and sleep
  • summary
  • Review
  • Optional further readings
  • Optional interviews
  • Quiz: What is learning?Week 2: Chunking
  • Chunking—the essentials
  • Seeing the bigger picture
  • Review
  • Optional further readings
  • Optional interviews
  • Quiz: ChunkingWeek 3: Procrastination and memory
  • Procrastination
  • Memory
  • Review
  • Optional further readings
  • Optional interviews
  • Quiz: Procrastination and memoryWeek 4: Renaissance learning and unlocking your potential. further exploration and resources
  • Renaissance learning and unlocking your potential
  • Optional assignments
  • Optional further readings
  • Optional interviews
  • About the course
  • About us
  • Reading
  • Further exploration
  • Quiz: Final

    Learning outcomes

    This course gives easy access to the invaluable learning techniques used by experts in art, music, literature, math, science, sports, and many other disciplines.

    In this course participants will learn about the how the brain uses two very different learning modes and how it encapsulates (“chunks”) information.

    The course also covers illusions of learning, memory techniques, dealing with procrastination, and best practices shown by research to be most effective in helping to be master tough subjects.

    Teaching-Learning methodology

    Transmission of course contents through video, documents, quizzes

    Discussion forums

    Assessment

    Assessments: learning checks, end of section quizzes, the final quiz, discussion questions.

    Pass all graded assignments to complete the course.

    Certificate ·– $ 49

  • Soft skills Learning to learn
  • Language Unknown
  • Other languages (eg. Subtitles) Unknown
  • Period of activation Unknown
  • Date Unknown
  • Duration

    Current session: March 14 - April 18

    Following session begins March 28

  • Level of commitment required Unknown workload
  • Cost Free MOOC, Paying certification * See platform for details
  • Providing institution University of California, San Diego
  • Mooc Platform Coursera
  • Target group Unknown
  • Instructor Barbara Oakley, Terrence Sejnowski, Becca Judd
  • Level of assistance offered Availability of teachersDiscussion among the participants
  • Keywords

    learning to learn, learning techniques, memory techniques, procrastination