Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects

Course highlights

This course gives you easy access to the invaluable learning techniques used by experts in art, music, literature, math, science, sports, and many other disciplines. We’ll learn about how the brain uses two very different learning modes and how it encapsulates (“chunks”) information. We’ll also cover illusions of learning, memory techniques, dealing with procrastination, and best practices shown by research to be most effective in helping you master tough subjects.

Key facts

Provider McMaster University, University of California San Diego
Course Type Interactive course
Level Intermediate
Pre-requisites No experience needed
Availability Fixed classes. Can view archived course. Can enrol after start date. Regular start dates scheduled.
Certification/upgrades Free (audit mode). Paid certificate available.
Duration 4 weeks
Time Commitment

3-4hrs per week

Assessment Self paced. Flexible deadlines. Assessable quizzes for certificate option.
Platform Coursera
Registration required Will need to register with full name, email address & password.