Rethinking Learning

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Rethink everything you knew about learning. These days, research keeps uncovering new information about how our brains work, helping us develop and finetune new ways to learn, to unlock our potential, so we can learn more, faster, and better than ever before. And new technologies such as apps and podcasts are opening new horizons to learning, presenting information in ways never before possible.

This course will put all that together for you.
It’ll put all that information at your fingertips, and will present it simply, clearly, to the point, and effectively, so you can put it to work for you right away.

You’ll learn:
• how to reevaluate your own learning habits, and how a few simple tweaks can significantly improve your performance at school, work and overall.

• about memory: what it is, how it works, and how to improve it so you can ace exams and improve your work performance.

• about learning styles and different modes of thought, and how to use this information to improve the way you absorb, store, process and use information.

• simple yet powerful techniques that you can add into your daily routine to change and improve your learning habits.

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Welcome to Rethinking Learning!

These days, research keeps uncovering new information about how our brains work, helping us develop and finetune new ways to learn, to unlock our potential, so we can learn more, faster, and better than ever before. And new technologies such as apps and podcasts are opening new horizons to learning, presenting information in ways never before possible.

This course will put all that together for you.

It’ll put all that information at your fingertips, and will present it simply, clearly, to the point, and effectively, so you can put it to work for you right away.

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How does learning work? How does memory function? How do these two common factors affect how we learn, and more importantly, how to learn better and in a more efficient and correct manner?

Let’s change the way we think about memory and learning. Instead of sitting in class, or in front of a screen, if we understand our memory and learning habits, we can change the way we learn, and do it right.

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Is it important to remember facts? Does having a wide body of knowledge make an impact on your future learning and cognitive abilities?

We'll learn about working memory and how its strengths and weaknesses affect how we learn.

We'll answer questions such as:

• How many pieces of information can we focus on at one time?
• How does working memory interact with long term memory?
• How does prior knowledge benefit problem solving and new learning?

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You might have heard about learning styles: that there are visual learners and audio learners, people who think analytically and people who think holistically. Today we'll explore this common (mis)conception.

We'll dive into the theory behind it, whether it's even true and most important, how you can leverage the theory to ace your learning. On the way we'll discover the power of audio.

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What can Star Wars teach us about learning? One of the most powerful teaching and learning techniques is found in something that humans have been doing for millennia: telling stories.
Stories are psychologically privileged material, as in, our brain prioritizes them in memory and attention. We simply love stories.
In this lesson we'll learn about the 4 C's that make up a story: causality, conflict, complication and character and how you can structure your learning around a story to improve memory and make learning more enjoyable.

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How can you actively memorize new information? Why are some things difficult to remember while others are easy?

You’ll learn how to use Alpe’s model of Meaning and Repetition to make the most of your memory. You will learn two methods on applying Meaning to memory:
• The Link Method
• The First Letter Method
And two methods for Repetition:
• Spaced repetition
• Recall

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Courses Authors

Yehoshua Zlotogorski

Co-founder & CEO of Alpe Audio; Former Business Development Director & Venture Capitalist

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