Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential: Barbara Oakley: 9781101982853: Amazon.com: Books
Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential - McMaster University | Coursera
"About this 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."
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Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects - University of California, San Diego | Coursera
A Mind For Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra) 1, Barbara Oakley - Amazon.com