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Subtitles: English, Chinese (Traditional)

What you will learn

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    Compare two modes of thinking and their effective use.

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

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    Explain how sleep and exercise improve learning and memory.

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    Discover how active learning can help you study more effectively.

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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. 5 hours to complete

Suggested: 4-5 hours of work....

English

Subtitles: English, Chinese (Traditional)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

What is Learning?

5 videos (Total 25 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
1 reading
Welcome and Meet the Instructors5m
1 practice exercise
Module 120m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Tips to Build Your Memory

5 videos (Total 23 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
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
3 hours to complete

Brain Links and Study Tips

6 videos (Total 29 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
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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Top reviews from Learning How To Learn for Youth

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I am still seeing octopede/octopuses with tentacles in backpacks or lockers. Wonderful!!! I am a therapist who works with all age children and this will be extremely helpful! Thank you to all of you.

By MTFeb 24th 2019

Totally enjoyed it. I had taken the Learning How to Learn and decided to listen to the version "for Youth" because I teach and want to implement these learning ideas.

Instructors

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Dr. Barbara Oakley

Ramón y Cajal Distinguished Scholar of Global Digital Learning, McMaster University
Professor of Engineering, Industrial & Systems Engineering, Oakland University
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Dr. Terrence Sejnowski

Francis Crick Professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Computational Neurobiology Laboratory
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Greg Hammons

Instructor and Motivational Speaker at Forever Phase, LLC
Lifelong Learning, Emotional Intelligence, and Professional Development

About Arizona State University

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