• Learning to Learn

    Mike Wallace
    northernsunsolar.com.au

    outline of coursera subject

  • WEEK 1 - What is Learning

  • WEEK 2 - Chunking

  • WEEK 3 - Procrastination and Memory

  • WEEK 4 - Renaissance Learning & Unlocking Your Potential

  • 1 Focused versus Diffuse Thinking

  • 2 Procrastination, Memory & Sleep

  • 3 Summary & Optional Further Info

  • 1 Chunking - The Essentials

  • 2 Seeing the Bigger Picture

  • 3 Optional Further Info

  • 1 Procrastination

  • 2 Memory

  • 3 Optional Further Info

  • 1 Renaissance Learning & Unlocking Your Potential I

  • 2 Renaissance Learning & Unlocking Your Potential II

  • 3 Optional Further Info

  • Intro

  • Using the Focused and Diffuse Modes—Or, a Little Dali will do You

  • What is Learning?

  • Procrastination Preview

  • Practice Makes Permanent

  • Introduction to Memory

  • The Importance of Sleep i Learning

  • Interview: Dr. Terrence Sejnowski 15 min

  • Summary Week 1

  • Interview: MaryAnne Nestor

  • Reading: Focused versus Diffuse Thinking

  • A Posting about Anxiety, Depression and PTSD from a learner in Learning How to learn

  • Interview with Dr. Robert Bilder on Creativity and Problem Solving

  • Interview: Writing Coach Daphne Gray-Grant

  • Interview: “Benny the Irish Polyglot” about Learning Languages

  • What is a Chunk?

  • How to Form a Chunk

  • Illusions of Competence

  • What Motivates You?

  • The Value of a Library of Chunks

  • Overlearning, Choking, Einstellung, and Interleaving

  • Summary

  • Chunking

  • Interview: Dr. Norman Fortenberry - Learning at MIT

  • Interview: Scott Young, a “Marco Polo” of Learning

  • Interview: Author Amy Alkon

  • Introduction to Procrastination and Memory

  • Tackling Procrastination - It’s Easier, and More Valuable, Than You Think

  • Zombies Everywhere

  • Surf’s Up: Process Versus Product

  • Harnessing Your Zombies to Help You

  • Juggling Life and Learning

  • Summing Up Procrastination

  • Diving Deeper into Memory

  • What is Long Term Memory

  • Creating Meaningful Groups and the Memory Palace Technique

  • Summing Up Memory

  • Procrastination and Memory

  • Interview: Caroline Mitchell on Learning Something Difficult that Others Think isn’t “You”

  • Interview: 4 Time US Memory Champion Nelson Dellis23 min

  • Interview: Dr. Robert Gamache, an Award-winning Bilingual Scientist

  • Interview: Stanford’s Keith Devlin, the NPR “Math Guy”

  • How to Become a Better Learner

  • Introduction to Renaissance Learning and Unlocking Your Potential

  • Create a Lively Visual Metaphor or Analogy

  • No Need for Genius Envy

  • Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life

  • The Value of Teamwork

  • A Test Checklist

  • Hard Start - Jump to Easy

  • Final Helpful Hints for Tests

  • Summary

  • Wrapup to the Course by Terrence Sejnowski and Barbara Oakley

  • Assignment: Learn By Teaching Others How To Learn

  • Assignment: Optional Video Project: Share what you learned and your learning strategies

  • Reading: Renaissance Learning and Unlocking Your Potential

  • Interview: Part 1: How NOT to Take a Test, Interview with Dr. Richard Felder and Dr. Rebecca Brent

  • Interview: Part 2: Learning Something New, Interview with Dr. Richard Felder and Dr. Rebecca Brent

  • Interview: Part 3: The Imposter Syndrome and Dealing with Procrastination, Interview with Dr. Richard Felder and Dr. Rebecca Brent

  • Interview: Writer John Maguire (readablewriting.com) on the Importance of Putting Objects in Your Writing

  • Interview: William Craig Rice on learning in the humanities

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