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Coursera: Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential

 with  Dr. Barbara Oakley and Dr. Terrence Sejnowski
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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!

This course can be taken independent of, concurrent with, or subsequent to, its companion course, Learning How to Learn. (Mindshift is more career focused, and Learning How to Learn is more learning focused.)

Syllabus

Change IS possible
In today's world, change is the only constant. This means that whatever stage you are in life, you need to keep yourself open and able to change. How can you do this? In three ways: Learn more about your hidden capabilities and assets. Learn more about learning effectively. Learn about matching your assets with the opportunities that face you. In this week, we'll dive into these three important areas!

Getting Deeper into Happy Learning
Key to your ability to mindshift is being able to learn effectively. This week, we’ll dive deeper into this vital area. Getting yourself motivated to tackle procrastination can sometimes be a challenge in learning, so we’ll give you some important tips here. But we’ll also give insights into mental tricks to help you focus, relax, and reframe if stress intrudes. We’ll also show you how to avoid common learning pitfalls. Welcome and enjoy!

Learning and Careers
This week, we’ll be talking about how your own career can develop and change through your life. Your own internal feelings about what you want to do can play a critical role in your long-term happiness. But society and culture can also have a dramatic effect on your career choices and decisions—as can your parents, family, and friends. We’ll talk about second-skilling yourself, and developing a talent stack of average talents that can combine into a formidable asset. We’ll also talk about various tactics and techniques to help you survive career changes and upheavals. Welcome and enjoy!

Adopting a Learning Lifestyle
In this final week of the course, we'll be exploring how and why to keep yourself in "mindshift" mode. We'll give you all sorts of insider tips on how to pick out the best online learning with materials that are right for you. And we'll also talk about other ways of learning—ways that can make you "the smartest person in the room." Disruption lies ahead in the world—this week, we'll help you seize the advantage. Off we go for our final week of Mindshift!

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Institution McMaster University
Provider Coursera
Language English
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392 reviews for Coursera's Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential

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3 weeks ago
Zsuzsanna Kispál - Vitai completed this course.
I have taken learning how to learn and it was great and a huge help. Mindshift is also very useful and helped me again. I missed though the professional literature in the amount they gave us in LHTL, I was looking forward articles so much. This course is more to the public, simpler easy to follow and complete - these Read More
I have taken learning how to learn and it was great and a huge help. Mindshift is also very useful and helped me again. I missed though the professional literature in the amount they gave us in LHTL, I was looking forward articles so much. This course is more to the public, simpler easy to follow and complete - these are of course advantages. It is a great nudge to think about oneself and aims and why are we not so successful as we wish to be. The professors in the videos are perfection, Barbara Oakley is impossible not to pay attention to, and Terence Sejnowski is giving you the impression that you actually understand neuropsychology, which is, of course, an illusion but how nice! I would recommend this course to everyone in doubt about themselves and about what to do next in life. My advice to the MOOC makers would be to give more background literature, the same amount they have given us in LHTL, I still use those. And I could not understand why they talked so much about MOOCs, but of course, if this is the next trend in education then they know better. But I had so much fun, and I loved it. Thank you for providing people this great opportunity and help.
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2 weeks ago
Beth Tiozzo completed this course.
As I read others statement about this Mooc, I really felt that there was a lack of helpful criticism. Barbara knows she is good. You can't get better than #1. What she needs to get better still is to be aware of where she can improve. So here is what I really think. I loved "Learning to Learn". I learned so many thi Read More
As I read others statement about this Mooc, I really felt that there was a lack of helpful criticism. Barbara knows she is good. You can't get better than #1. What she needs to get better still is to be aware of where she can improve. So here is what I really think.

I loved "Learning to Learn". I learned so many things that I could apply right away to my life. I love Barbara's weekly emails- I always find some good theories and practical actions I can take.

Mindshift seems to repeat the material in "Learning to Learn". Very little practical action on our part is required. I have a bit more theoretical knowledge but little practical things to apply to my life. This is contrast with "Learning to Learn" from which gave theories but also gave practical advice i.e. Pomodoro Technique

I wish Mindshift would have been more deeper insights. I wish there would have been more guests speakers to give their insights on different aspects of a mindsshift. The test questions were too easy, giving you a feeling of competence where there really wasn't much competence.

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4 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
I had learned so much in Learning How to Learn that I had to give this second course a try. What I appreciate most about this course are the practical tips that can be put into action right away. This course didn't seem to have as much science as the first one, which I would have liked. As well, there are a few vide Read More
I had learned so much in Learning How to Learn that I had to give this second course a try. What I appreciate most about this course are the practical tips that can be put into action right away. This course didn't seem to have as much science as the first one, which I would have liked. As well, there are a few videos about what makes a good MOOC, which I found a little off topic, even though I understand that the information can help with better choosing which MOOCs to take. Dr. Oakley and Dr. Sejnowski are both much more animated in this second course and I would say that next time they don't need to try as hard (less Hollywood) and just be themselves. They are both very inspiring and good speakers! My takeaway from this second course is that it is possible to experience a mindshift - it takes being open to thinking in different ways and it takes deliberate action. Thank you Dr. Oakley, Dr. Sejnowski, and your teams!
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Nalaka Gamage completed this course, spending 16 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
I have taken LHTL course before and it was one of the best MOOCs I have done. I decided to took this one, since it's from the same team and I was having a hard time due to a recent career change I have made. I'm happy with the information presented and I was able to learn and apply some of them to keep motivated. Compa Read More
I have taken LHTL course before and it was one of the best MOOCs I have done. I decided to took this one, since it's from the same team and I was having a hard time due to a recent career change I have made. I'm happy with the information presented and I was able to learn and apply some of them to keep motivated. Comparing to LHTL, I thought the course perhaps was bit too simple and the lessons are too short at times. At times it felt like scientific component is lacking though all the content seems to be backed by scientific research. That's perhaps the only minor downside. I like the simplicity and openness by Barb and Terry when presenting. Thank you for putting up this course and I have enjoyed and learned from it. I would recommend this to someone whether they are thinking of a career change, retirement, or even have become too complacent on current career.
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2 weeks ago
Ragini Babitha audited this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
Courses from Dr. Barbara Oakley and Dr. Terrence Sejnowski can never disappoint you. This is my second course from them after Learning How To Learn (LHTL). But, I think it makes more easy if we take this course after completing LHTL; that way it would be easy to comprehend some of the tools/techniques explained in this Read More
Courses from Dr. Barbara Oakley and Dr. Terrence Sejnowski can never disappoint you. This is my second course from them after Learning How To Learn (LHTL). But, I think it makes more easy if we take this course after completing LHTL; that way it would be easy to comprehend some of the tools/techniques explained in this course. Mindshift really helped find ways of revealing my hidden potential. It helps boosts your confidence, but of course not until you apply the techniques explained in this course. However, I have a suggestion - in their future courses it would be more interesting if they can explain techniques with more real life examples and more interviews (with loads of questions, and not just a guest appearance). Thanks a lot Dr. Barbara Oakley and Dr. Terrence Sejnowski.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Would recommend taking their previous MOOC "Learning How To Learn" – as the topic is same and continued in this MOOC – before this one, though You would be fine also, if You don't take it. I feel that this course have reminded some things and surely given some thoughts to think about more. Some to highlight: the effe Read More
Would recommend taking their previous MOOC "Learning How To Learn" – as the topic is same and continued in this MOOC – before this one, though You would be fine also, if You don't take it.

I feel that this course have reminded some things and surely given some thoughts to think about more. Some to highlight: the effect that my past and current environment has to my learning ; the value that lifetime learning (accompanied with good exercise and nutrition) and widening my hobbies, passion or skills, can add to my life ; and of course, the mentors and the books! 

Easy to listen videos with constant examples, tips and good amount of history and statistics as well.

One will always be learning, though one can choose, what, how much and where.
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3 weeks ago
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Rob Willans completed this course.
This course builds on the authors previous very popular "Learning How To Learn Course", in not only explaining how best to approach learning but also how to learn strategically to benefit from your learning. Learners in the middle or later years of their life will find this especially helpful, as would those who have s Read More
This course builds on the authors previous very popular "Learning How To Learn Course", in not only explaining how best to approach learning but also how to learn strategically to benefit from your learning. Learners in the middle or later years of their life will find this especially helpful, as would those who have struggled with confidence from learning or have had previous bad experience with learning in formal environments.

The course is concise and not too onerous in time terms, and touches on a number of important topics, reinforcing learning through a short number of multiple choice questions and also encouraging participants to share their learning experiences and how they are using what they've learned in the course.
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a month ago
Jay Shaffer completed this course.
This was an excellent MOOC not only because of the content but also the variety in the presentation. The subject matter can be understood quickly and applied immediately. Colorful graphics and helpful metaphors introduce complicated topics in an easy-to-comprehend method. Also, bonus sections on techniques for memori Read More
This was an excellent MOOC not only because of the content but also the variety in the presentation. The subject matter can be understood quickly and applied immediately. Colorful graphics and helpful metaphors introduce complicated topics in an easy-to-comprehend method. Also, bonus sections on techniques for memorization are available each week.

Dr. Barbara Oakley recorded the bulk of the instruction and Dr. Terrence Sejnowski also provided complementary information each week. (Full disclosure, I also completed "Learning How to Learn" MOOC and the setting is so intimate, I want to call the instructors "Barbara" and "Terry". ) I highly recommend this course to life-long learners, young or young-at-heart.

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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
If I took this MOOC without having taken the Learning How to Learn (LHTL) MOOC, I would have given a five-star review. I am giving a four-star one here, as somehow I felt underwhelmed a bit because of my (probably unfoundedly) high expectations. On net, both instructors delivered a coherence course on how to make use Read More
If I took this MOOC without having taken the Learning How to Learn (LHTL) MOOC, I would have given a five-star review. I am giving a four-star one here, as somehow I felt underwhelmed a bit because of my (probably unfoundedly) high expectations.

On net, both instructors delivered a coherence course on how to make use of learning to become a better person per se. This life-wide scope is now much wider than that of LHTL (which seems to focus on school matters) more. However, perhaps because of this far-ranging scope the examples of success used are much harder to be readily related to the audience. That said, what the instructors conveyed are likely principles that should be mulled over years, not weeks.
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3 weeks ago
Yenni Febrina completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
A very insightful, scientifically enlightening and inspiring course if you happen to be in the cloud of thinking to make a career shift or to acquire a second skill or being stuck in a life situation/job you hate or simply to understand that it is a must for us to keep on learning till our last breath in life! Deliver Read More
A very insightful, scientifically enlightening and inspiring course if you happen to be in the cloud of thinking to make a career shift or to acquire a second skill or being stuck in a life situation/job you hate or simply to understand that it is a must for us to keep on learning till our last breath in life!

Delivered in a very easy (and funny! Yeah!) way to understand by anyone from any background.

Verdict: highly recommended for any home sapiens in any stage of their life who wish to understand better about what they could do in their life regarding to their passions with some reality checks (wish my 5-year-old daughter could take this course now so my parenting tasks will be lighter :D)

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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
I completed this course in 2 weeks, and found it to be fantastic. While not necessary, I would advise all participants to complete the MOOC Learning How to Learn first, as Mindshift felt like an improved sequel that built off the lessons of the former. After taking LHTL, I noticed a complete change in how I approache Read More
I completed this course in 2 weeks, and found it to be fantastic.

While not necessary, I would advise all participants to complete the MOOC Learning How to Learn first, as Mindshift felt like an improved sequel that built off the lessons of the former. After taking LHTL, I noticed a complete change in how I approached learning, and a thorough improvement in the results. While it is too early to say with certainty whether this MOOC will have the same effect, I am highly confident that it will.

This MOOC has not only inspired me to pursue the new opportunities that are arising in the new economy, it has provided me with concrete methods to achieving them.
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4 days ago
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Anonymous is taking this course right now.
This course was visually appealing as well as being filled with inspirational, scientific and myth busting information. The section on 'overcoming cognitive distortions' is particularly helpful to help one recognize the thought patterns that can hold you back and ways to overcome. Barbara highlights how our worst tr Read More
This course was visually appealing as well as being filled with inspirational, scientific and myth busting information. The section on 'overcoming cognitive distortions' is particularly helpful to help one recognize the thought patterns that can hold you back and ways to overcome. Barbara highlights how our worst traits can also be our best traits. For example, it was comforting to know that a poor working memory allows for more creativity. Overall, this course was very enjoyable, easy to follow and filled with great tips. One still has to do the hard work to make change but at least they provide some tools to point you in the right direction.
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3 weeks ago
Sindhu Rao completed this course.
I took this course called Mindshift with a great expectations of getting to know about the Mindshift required to change one's learning ability and career progression, and I must say I am not at all disappointed. This is one of the courses which made me to wait for the next video and learn as much as I can. The instruct Read More
I took this course called Mindshift with a great expectations of getting to know about the Mindshift required to change one's learning ability and career progression, and I must say I am not at all disappointed. This is one of the courses which made me to wait for the next video and learn as much as I can. The instructors Prof. Barbara Oakley and Terrence have taught the course very well and makes it very interesting. This course has a right mixture of information clubbed along with some visuals. The way of explaining is simple to understand, yet still deep.

I recommend everyone to take this course, irrespective of the career stage, age or demography.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
This course (and Learning How to Learn) should be required for every serious student! The easily understood concepts give an invaluable structure for designing an effective life long learning practice. Outstanding in every respect. Barb Oakley is a teacher whose love of her subject and love for her students jumps off Read More
This course (and Learning How to Learn) should be required for every serious student! The easily understood concepts give an invaluable structure for designing an effective life long learning practice. Outstanding in every respect. Barb Oakley is a teacher whose love of her subject and love for her students jumps off the screen--I'd put her in the top rank of all the teachers I've ever had, even though I've never met her. If you think MOOCs are cold and impersonal, take one of Barb's courses and change your mind! Well, take one of her courses and change your mind in lots and lots of energizing and exciting ways. Five stars without reservation!
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2 weeks ago
Marc Linsangan completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Great follow-up to Learn How to Learn. This course teaches us how to be more purposeful in our learning. It gives practical and insightful advice on how to improve our life and career. A couple examples of valuable advice: 1. Do not ask someone you don't know to be your mentor. The mentor-mentee relationship should d Read More
Great follow-up to Learn How to Learn. This course teaches us how to be more purposeful in our learning. It gives practical and insightful advice on how to improve our life and career.

A couple examples of valuable advice:

1. Do not ask someone you don't know to be your mentor. The mentor-mentee relationship should develop organically. Be useful to your mentor also so both of you benefit from the relationship.

2. It's okay not to be the fastest learner. We can learn the material or skill more deeply if we study it slowly.

3. We don't have to be the best in a single skill. Being good enough at a stack of skills can be a huge advantage.
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a month ago
Steven Cooke completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
This course might be best as a "preview" to the more practical techniques taught in "Learning How To Learn". It is a good guideline for anyone wondering about how to cope with modern change or still looking for how to get into a particular career. I "audited" and even with the "Honors Assignments" I don't think that Read More
This course might be best as a "preview" to the more practical techniques taught in "Learning How To Learn". It is a good guideline for anyone wondering about how to cope with modern change or still looking for how to get into a particular career.

I "audited" and even with the "Honors Assignments" I don't think that anyone would really gain more from the "Paid" version with the Certificate. It might be better to just ask for "donations" if you liked the course than to require a fee.

It's short length, engaging teachers and general topic make it a great MOOC for anyone trying out online learning for the first time!
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Mindshift is a GREAT MOOC; many thanks to Barbara, Terrence and all the Mindshift team! It is fantastically vivid, inspiring and useful. It might seem easy, especially to those who took the previous course, Learning How to Learn. However, being a teacher myself, I realize that this apparent "easiness" is one of the mos Read More
Mindshift is a GREAT MOOC; many thanks to Barbara, Terrence and all the Mindshift team! It is fantastically vivid, inspiring and useful. It might seem easy, especially to those who took the previous course, Learning How to Learn. However, being a teacher myself, I realize that this apparent "easiness" is one of the most precious virtues of a MOOC, which originate from the talent and hard work of the authors. Barbara and Terry have found a very good balance between giving specific facts and advices, and showing the directions and horizons for further individual learning and development. Thank you again!
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a month ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Bigs thanks to Dr. Barbara Oakley and Dr. Terrence Sejnowski once again for another great MOOC. They really know how to tickle my curiosity, break my hidden shackles of "passion", and shift my mindset to realize the potential and possibilities/opportunities that I had all along. I feel empowered and excited to learn/di Read More
Bigs thanks to Dr. Barbara Oakley and Dr. Terrence Sejnowski once again for another great MOOC. They really know how to tickle my curiosity, break my hidden shackles of "passion", and shift my mindset to realize the potential and possibilities/opportunities that I had all along. I feel empowered and excited to learn/discover something new!

Love the optional interviews! Those videos are gold!

Thank you Nelson for the awesome memory tools! The top 10 populated countries, the tallest buildings, and the grocery lists scattered in your apartment. It's so funny, I can still (slowly but surely) remember them!
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a month ago
Viktoria L completed this course.
Wow, to begin, this is an absolutely amazing, enormously inspirational must-take course -- really, before doing anything else you’re up to, you'd better stop and FIND A FEW HOURS to go through it!!) I once called its predecessor, Learning How to Learn, “super insightful, revealing, engaging -- and by far, just unpar Read More
Wow, to begin, this is an absolutely amazing, enormously inspirational must-take course -- really, before doing anything else you’re up to, you'd better stop and FIND A FEW HOURS to go through it!!)

I once called its predecessor, Learning How to Learn, “super insightful, revealing, engaging -- and by far, just unparallelled course” -- but it’s been surpassed by this new, significantly upgraded sequel!

You’ll likely to feel like it can change your whole life! Enjoy! ;)

& of course, countless thanks go to the instructor dream team, Dr. Barbara Oakley and Dr. Terrence Sejnowski!!!
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2 weeks ago
Steve Diamond completed this course.
Great course. But...a bit more eclectic and less structured than Learning How To Learn (LHTL). I also prefer separate documents online that show all the great reference sources. Also, although a bit of LHTL material is repeated in this course, I'd strongly recommend taking LHTL first. Ultimately, the mindset shift of Read More
Great course. But...a bit more eclectic and less structured than Learning How To Learn (LHTL). I also prefer separate documents online that show all the great reference sources. Also, although a bit of LHTL material is repeated in this course, I'd strongly recommend taking LHTL first.

Ultimately, the mindset shift of MINDSHIFTING is a must-have versus a nice-to-have in our wonderful and beauteous world. We owe Barb (can I call her Barb? Oops!) huge gratitude for developing this material for us, and for her passion, enthusiasm, and corny jokes. Keep it coming!
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a month ago
Tauno Tooming audited this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential is beginner level course focused on career and how get most out of learning online. The videos are insightful and helpful if your are choosing a career, planning to change career or just thinking how you could learn better in the long run Read More
Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential is beginner level course focused on career and how get most out of learning online. The videos are insightful and helpful if your are choosing a career, planning to change career or just thinking how you could learn better in the long run.

A important part of the course are the discussion forums, where people can share their stories and thoughts about career changes, hidden talents or just how learn better and more every day in your life. I definetly advice to read the forums.
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Anna Boychenko completed this course.
Fun, thought-provoking and inspirational! With the same best features as we saw in Learning How To Learn: short videos with effectively condensed information, funny metaphors, that make it easier to grasp and remember the key ideas, upbeat manner and attitude, ready-to-use practical pieces of advise - and more. I liked Read More
Fun, thought-provoking and inspirational! With the same best features as we saw in Learning How To Learn: short videos with effectively condensed information, funny metaphors, that make it easier to grasp and remember the key ideas, upbeat manner and attitude, ready-to-use practical pieces of advise - and more. I liked it that the course makes reference to and provides more information about some key ideas in Learning How To Learn. And more insight into Barbara's life story makes it even more personal, moving - and inspiring.

Thanks for the great course!
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Ronan Mac Laverty completed this course.
This course builds on the "Learning how to learn" course, and maintains a similar style with newer information. It was very enjoyable, with good quizzes, questions for pondering, and extra information. Additionally, it is quite short and sweet, so it is time well spent. While the same information is available elsewh Read More
This course builds on the "Learning how to learn" course, and maintains a similar style with newer information. It was very enjoyable, with good quizzes, questions for pondering, and extra information. Additionally, it is quite short and sweet, so it is time well spent.

While the same information is available elsewhere on MOOCs and other materials it is rarely combined in such a neat package. Some parts of the course are refreshing, especially the bit about slow vs. fast learners. I would (and have) highly recommend this course to anyone.

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4 weeks ago
Mr. Jackie Townsend completed this course.
This my second class with Drs. Barb Oakley and Terry Sejnowski. Both of these classes are transformative. In particular, Mindshift has cause me to rethink previously livelong held premise in 2 areas, sales and programming. I shifted into sales and I am currently deep in learning programming. I am excited about both of Read More
This my second class with Drs. Barb Oakley and Terry Sejnowski. Both of these classes are transformative. In particular, Mindshift has cause me to rethink previously livelong held premise in 2 areas, sales and programming. I shifted into sales and I am currently deep in learning programming. I am excited about both of these areas. I encourage all who read this post to take, not only this course, but learning to learn will transform your life but if you share with others they will be transformed also. So, share what you learn as I have done!!
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Anonymous completed this course.
The Mindshift MOOC gives many keys to maximize your learning and your thinking about learning. There are many factors that enhance learning and Mindshift helps you think of those factors as you are learning and preparing to learn. This is a short 4 week course (that you can complete in one or two weeks) and each video Read More
The Mindshift MOOC gives many keys to maximize your learning and your thinking about learning. There are many factors that enhance learning and Mindshift helps you think of those factors as you are learning and preparing to learn. This is a short 4 week course (that you can complete in one or two weeks) and each video draws you in to a different concept of learning that is important to consider. Age 12 through retirement who wants to enhance learning time and application would do well to consider the ideas presented in the Mindshift MOOC.
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2 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
A follow-on to the highly successful Learning How To Learn course, this course features high production values, good advice, and one of the most active discussion boards I have ever seen in a MOOC. Experienced learners and/or MOOCers will not find much of the material new, but it's all good stuff and worth "hearing Read More
A follow-on to the highly successful Learning How To Learn course, this course features high production values, good advice, and one of the most active discussion boards I have ever seen in a MOOC.

Experienced learners and/or MOOCers will not find much of the material new, but it's all good stuff and worth "hearing" again. The workload is as light as advertised and the emphasis is on the experience rather than difficult assignments. Most importantly, it is just what it advertises itself to be (plus high quality.)

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a month ago
Jason Braganza completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
When Barbara Oakley does a course, you can be sure it’ll be … insightful, easy to do yet full of wisdom, full with tonnes of quizzes full of practical tips, full of metaphors and analogies to help you understand full of crazy cartoons and chock full of pics diagrams and what not and funny! If you want to unders Read More
When Barbara Oakley does a course, you can be sure it’ll be …

insightful,

easy to do yet full of wisdom,

full with tonnes of quizzes

full of practical tips,

full of metaphors and analogies to help you understand

full of crazy cartoons and chock full of pics diagrams and what not

and funny!

If you want to understand how to “shift” your mind to do better in life through learning; this is it.

Barbara & Terry are awesome! The course is a must do if you want to go ahead in life.

Why are you still here? Go enroll!
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3 weeks ago
Nijah Allen completed this course.
I totally enjoyed this course! The teacher used props that kept my attention. And she had a great sense of humor which showed in the videos and quizzes. I learned how my past skills and talents can be utilized when making a career shift. I also learned an effective way to study by allowing my random thoughts to j Read More
I totally enjoyed this course!

The teacher used props that kept my attention. And she had a great sense of humor which showed in the videos and quizzes.

I learned how my past skills and talents can be utilized when making a career shift.

I also learned an effective way to study by allowing my random thoughts to just pass by. And where the best place for me to study is!

I also learned how to use my creative I.T skills, and how to follow career trends.

I recommend this soft skills development course!
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2 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
I have attempted many MOOCS in the past, but this was the first one that I have ever completed and has given me the confidence to go ahead with others. The composition and presentation of the course had me engrossed in the subject and as a result made me sure to completed it. I would make one other comment, I think Read More
I have attempted many MOOCS in the past, but this was the first one that I have ever completed and has given me the confidence to go ahead with others. The composition and presentation of the course had me engrossed in the subject and as a result made me sure to completed it. I would make one other comment, I think that there should be only ONE attempt allowed to complete each test as this would be more reflective of real examination situations, rather than the three attempts which the course allows.
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5 days ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
This is really an inspiring course which leaves you with a set of tips and tricks for a lifelong learning adventure. It covers a lot of discoveries in neuro science, advocates change as a chance and makes you grow mentally. It's really enjoying to watch Mindshift, take part in the discussions, and perform the quizzes - Read More
This is really an inspiring course which leaves you with a set of tips and tricks for a lifelong learning adventure. It covers a lot of discoveries in neuro science, advocates change as a chance and makes you grow mentally. It's really enjoying to watch Mindshift, take part in the discussions, and perform the quizzes - you will be surprised how much you learned! I can recommend this course, it's a pleasure to watch! You'll gain a lot through this course not only in your work but also in life!
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a month ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Perfect Continuation of Learning How To Learn, with many insights on how to apply learning science to everyday's life.For me it is the right course at the right time, capturing perfectly today's society needs to be able to thrive in contant change, amazing and accessibile with any background! It is really encouraging t Read More
Perfect Continuation of Learning How To Learn, with many insights on how to apply learning science to everyday's life.For me it is the right course at the right time, capturing perfectly today's society needs to be able to thrive in contant change, amazing and accessibile with any background! It is really encouraging to see how up and downs belong to everyone's life paths and to discover how to address so many situations that everyboday comes across either while learning or during her career.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Very interesting, made with passion, definitely worth spending the time to complete it. I am not so fond of the quality of the video-editing and usage of poor "special effects". Also, the technical quality (volume level) should be improved. On the educational side, it is not very challenging for the student. Some quiz Read More
Very interesting, made with passion, definitely worth spending the time to complete it. I am not so fond of the quality of the video-editing and usage of poor "special effects". Also, the technical quality (volume level) should be improved.

On the educational side, it is not very challenging for the student. Some quizzes, some posts in discussion groups, some optional very short texts that are peer reviewed. The MOOC doesn't encourage you (me) to be very creative.

Nonetheless, the MOOC is great!
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3 weeks ago
Ll completed this course.
The course was a good follow-up from Learning How to Learn. I hoped it would have offered more additional references than it did, hopefully they'll share more through the newsletter. One weird thing about it was the section about MOOCS; interesting but not entirely relevant and seemed to pander to an audience of people Read More
The course was a good follow-up from Learning How to Learn. I hoped it would have offered more additional references than it did, hopefully they'll share more through the newsletter. One weird thing about it was the section about MOOCS; interesting but not entirely relevant and seemed to pander to an audience of people who were just wowed by Learning How to Learn's success, rather than people who came to Mindshift because they were seeking lessons in dealing obstacles in learning.
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4 weeks ago
Javier Blandin Alonso completed this course, spending 8 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
This is a superb course,with excellent teachers. The subjects covered are very useful,and the way the instructors present the material facilitated the understanding of this. I took the course Learn how to learn, and this is course is a natural progression of that. Other value added are the interviews,in order to hav Read More
This is a superb course,with excellent teachers.

The subjects covered are very useful,and the way the instructors present the material facilitated the understanding of this.

I took the course Learn how to learn, and this is course is a natural progression of that.

Other value added are the interviews,in order to have a practical perspective of the covered materials.The memory tips are also a value.

the quizzes on the video contribute to consolidate and to remember the areas covered.
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a month ago
Sneha Kamath completed this course, spending 10 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
i wanted to start taking moocs and i thought the best place to start would be learning how to learn. The course was very interesting and gave a indepth way for learning. Really enjoyed Barbara Oakleys teaching methods and Terry Sejnowski's amazing neurology related clips..they were facinating. Because this course was Read More
i wanted to start taking moocs and i thought the best place to start would be learning how to learn. The course was very interesting and gave a indepth way for learning. Really enjoyed Barbara Oakleys teaching methods and Terry Sejnowski's amazing neurology related clips..they were facinating. Because this course was sooo good i decided to go on and take Mindshift .It was really a mind booster..it has given me the confidence that i can learn anything. Thank you Barbara and Terry.
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3 weeks ago
Francesco Vattela completed this course.
Another great courses about enhancing your learnig experience by Barb and Terry. In this course you will find terrific insights that will help you to learn more effectivly and tips to avoid procastination. The video-lessons are thrillling and never boring. The important information are well underline. The time requ Read More
Another great courses about enhancing your learnig experience by Barb and Terry.

In this course you will find terrific insights that will help you to learn more effectivly and tips to avoid procastination.

The video-lessons are thrillling and never boring. The important information are well underline.

The time required for the weekly tasks are not so much however sometimes required some deep reflection about yourself. very powerful.

Don't waste your time, follow this course now!
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3 weeks ago
Sumita Mukherjee completed this course.
A course that sets you thinking about options you have in making career changes and that it is not impossible, whatever may be your age and stage in life. Barbara is a fantastic speaker, with clear diction and ability to keep you hooked to what she is saying. Terry's scientific inputs give you the science behind what B Read More
A course that sets you thinking about options you have in making career changes and that it is not impossible, whatever may be your age and stage in life. Barbara is a fantastic speaker, with clear diction and ability to keep you hooked to what she is saying. Terry's scientific inputs give you the science behind what Barbara says and makes the course all the more engrossing. Thanks for a superb MOOC! Lives up to the expectations of those who have done Barbara's Learning How To Learn MOOC.
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Anonymous completed this course.
This is a great course for learners who are just starting MOOC or who have already finished some MOOCS before. There are two assignments which are very very important as well as interesting. The course is divided into four major sections which will be taken in four weeks. Personally I have learned so many new things as Read More
This is a great course for learners who are just starting MOOC or who have already finished some MOOCS before. There are two assignments which are very very important as well as interesting. The course is divided into four major sections which will be taken in four weeks. Personally I have learned so many new things as well as ideas that I can use in future to improve myself. A invite all to take this MOOC and be attentive while doing so. Wishing you all the best for future.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
I just finished Mindshift and would recommend it for anyone (young, old or in between) who are on a quest for self-improvement. Barbara Oakley and Terrance S. deliver a top notch MOOC that is easy to comprehend in a personable format. The videos are short which makes it convenient to break up your learning into small Read More
I just finished Mindshift and would recommend it for anyone (young, old or in between) who are on a quest for self-improvement. Barbara Oakley and Terrance S. deliver a top notch MOOC that is easy to comprehend in a personable format.

The videos are short which makes it convenient to break up your learning into small chunks. The quizzes, assignments and final test are well designed to reinforce what is taught.

Humor is brought to the class in small but appropriate doses too.
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3 weeks ago
Olympia B. Gonzalez completed this course.
I found Mindshift to be a stimulating and insightful course. I have taken about 10 MOOCs but I could not see where those courses were leading me. Mindshift helped me understand why I was taking those courses, what I was getting from them, and how they contributed to a new form of learning that opened my mind to new p Read More
I found Mindshift to be a stimulating and insightful course. I have taken about 10 MOOCs but I could not see where those courses were leading me. Mindshift helped me understand why I was taking those courses, what I was getting from them, and how they contributed to a new form of learning that opened my mind to new possibilities. The approach is step by step through the student's own process of learning. I feel more assured now as to my capacity to learn from MOOCs.
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a month ago
Joan Pasch audited this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
I completed this course as an auditor. I had taken the Learning How to Learn course previously, and this followed similar ideas. I learned a lot, and the videos were fun to watch, although the people jumping around the page so much was a bit distracting. Barbara Oakley is an appealing speaker, and I liked how she in Read More
I completed this course as an auditor. I had taken the Learning How to Learn course previously, and this followed similar ideas. I learned a lot, and the videos were fun to watch, although the people jumping around the page so much was a bit distracting. Barbara Oakley is an appealing speaker, and I liked how she intertwined her personal experiences with scientific information. This is a good course for people at any level of education, and I felt it was inspiring for me.
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3 weeks ago
Miguel Marcos completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
The professors in this MOOC are the same as Learning How To Learn. I took that one but did not complete it. This one is broader in scope and I find it more valuable. The concepts transmitted, backed up by research-based evidence, are valuable. The way these concepts are taught, the rhythm, the sequence itself, is great Read More
The professors in this MOOC are the same as Learning How To Learn. I took that one but did not complete it. This one is broader in scope and I find it more valuable. The concepts transmitted, backed up by research-based evidence, are valuable. The way these concepts are taught, the rhythm, the sequence itself, is great. I highly recommend it to literally anyone, from people who are unsure what direction they want to go in to to people who know exactly what they want to do.
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3 weeks ago
Sita Thomas completed this course.
This is an excellent course for preparing for any major change in your job itself, switching jobs, going back to school, or preparing to switch careers in the future. Drs. Oakley and Sejnowski put a lot of work into their MOOCs and it shows - they flow well, I often look forward to the next class and next assignment, a Read More
This is an excellent course for preparing for any major change in your job itself, switching jobs, going back to school, or preparing to switch careers in the future. Drs. Oakley and Sejnowski put a lot of work into their MOOCs and it shows - they flow well, I often look forward to the next class and next assignment, and am bummed when the course ends. I feel invigorated and like I can do anything in life, and indeed I've already begun pursuing my dreams in new ways!
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4 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
This course is both inspiring and encouraging for people of all ages to continue to try to learn new things. It emphasizes "learning" and not just passing or completing MOOCs or any other instruction. Having started several MOOCS in the past but not completing them all, I felt like I failed but after taking this course Read More
This course is both inspiring and encouraging for people of all ages to continue to try to learn new things. It emphasizes "learning" and not just passing or completing MOOCs or any other instruction. Having started several MOOCS in the past but not completing them all, I felt like I failed but after taking this course, I realized that not all courses are a good fit and sometimes it takes several attempts to master certain subjects. The main thing is to keep trying.
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3 weeks ago
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Lawrence Sumera completed this course.
Barbara Oakley and his team already set the gold standard of online MOOCs. It would be difficult to find another course which replicates her enthusiasm, knowledge and passion. I think the best MOOCs are the ones which really want to help you learn a subject the best way possible using the least jargon. It's all about m Read More
Barbara Oakley and his team already set the gold standard of online MOOCs. It would be difficult to find another course which replicates her enthusiasm, knowledge and passion. I think the best MOOCs are the ones which really want to help you learn a subject the best way possible using the least jargon. It's all about maximizing the key concepts while minimizing the distractions. Because of this course, I am now more motivated to pursue a joyful life of learning!
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
This course has helped me to get a new view on many things in my life. Coming from the MOOC "learning how to learn", I'd taken this course to broaden the things I learned beforehand and get new knowledge about learning in life. In this course I learned so much about very important aspects of a "learning lifestyle", I Read More
This course has helped me to get a new view on many things in my life. Coming from the MOOC "learning how to learn", I'd taken this course to broaden the things I learned beforehand and get new knowledge about learning in life.

In this course I learned so much about very important aspects of a "learning lifestyle", I would recommend it to everyone. Also Barbara Oakley and Terence are very good in choosing the topics and transferrring the knowledge to the students.

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2 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Barb Oakley has a unique way of teaching. She has changed how I learn and how I think about my ability to learn. My report cards always said I was shy with average ability and that's how I saw myself. Barb has taught me (through this course and her other course Learning How to Learn) that I can be more than average. Read More
Barb Oakley has a unique way of teaching. She has changed how I learn and how I think about my ability to learn. My report cards always said I was shy with average ability and that's how I saw myself. Barb has taught me (through this course and her other course Learning How to Learn) that I can be more than average. I've put this into practice and am on a 50 days streak of learning Italian, I'm enjoying it and retaining it. Thank you Barb and Terry.
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4 weeks ago
Jaydeep Singh completed this course, spending 6 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
A very good course for beginners, especially the ones who have not taken moocs before. This course doesn't talk about a single topic but gives you a perspective on many things, especially about learning and being practical about choosing or switching careers. This course has helped me to be a little more practical abou Read More
A very good course for beginners, especially the ones who have not taken moocs before. This course doesn't talk about a single topic but gives you a perspective on many things, especially about learning and being practical about choosing or switching careers. This course has helped me to be a little more practical about choosing what I believe in and also gave me important insights about how not to be swept away by public opinion. I highly recommend it.
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2 weeks ago
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Juan Antonio Zapata completed this course, spending 4 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
I found this course very important at this point of my career. The tips about education help me to continue learning and be optimistic about further studying. Understanding the process of learning makes me a better student and a better professor. I appreciate the role of mentor and how I can help others. I agree that Read More
I found this course very important at this point of my career. The tips about education help me to continue learning and be optimistic about further studying. Understanding the process of learning makes me a better student and a better professor.

I appreciate the role of mentor and how I can help others. I agree that the future of education is online, so the more we learn about developing a MOOC the better. Congratulations to Dr. Barbara Oakley and her team.

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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
This MOOC came at a time when I really needed it the most, it bought clarity to me helped me to understand my own learning ability and potential. Reinforcing these concepts with humor, fun, and cutting edge science all in their engaging video style. The quiz question after each video helps to reinforce the material. I Read More
This MOOC came at a time when I really needed it the most, it bought clarity to me helped me to understand my own learning ability and potential. Reinforcing these concepts with humor, fun, and cutting edge science all in their engaging video style. The quiz question after each video helps to reinforce the material. I would highly recommend this MOOC to anyone interested in self-improvement or to anyone who just wants to continue learning. Thank you for this.
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2 weeks ago
Jane Janovyak completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
This course was a delight. It's a challenge to think differently about oneself, but that's the only way a person can really pursue change, right? The information in this course leaves you with clear steps about the "how" of changing your mind, along with plenty of encouraging things to think about, including the reason Read More
This course was a delight. It's a challenge to think differently about oneself, but that's the only way a person can really pursue change, right? The information in this course leaves you with clear steps about the "how" of changing your mind, along with plenty of encouraging things to think about, including the reasons why you should. Practical, applicable and easy to understand, yet profound in scope. I highly, highly recommend this course.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
This course was exactly what I was expecting: A guide to help me rediscover that I can keep learning at any age and any subject. After I've learned the tools provided in this course and explanations on how the brains learns, I am much more confident in my ability to tackle any new subjects I need to learn. Now is up Read More
This course was exactly what I was expecting: A guide to help me rediscover that I can keep learning at any age and any subject. After I've learned the tools provided in this course and explanations on how the brains learns, I am much more confident in my ability to tackle any new subjects I need to learn. Now is up to myself to follow up and be willing to make an effort and dedicate time to learning. I Highly recommend this course.
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a month ago
Tereza Velka completed this course.
The course is great! It has a wider scope than Learning how to Learn. It reveals new techniques how to learn effectively, tells about new research in neuroscience, adresses meditation, stress, influence of the environment, how to broaden your interests, make decisions concerning your career/lifepath, learn new skills. Read More
The course is great! It has a wider scope than Learning how to Learn. It reveals new techniques how to learn effectively, tells about new research in neuroscience, adresses meditation, stress, influence of the environment, how to broaden your interests, make decisions concerning your career/lifepath, learn new skills. It is about acquiring a new minset towards life, a learning mindset that become the fuel that drives you towards your goals.
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a month ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
I think that obviously considerable thought had gone into the lay out of the course material. Barbara was upbeat and cheery which like one of rules for promoting an interest in MindShift. It would be nice if there was a further progression after completing the course, something more specific, more one an one, that coul Read More
I think that obviously considerable thought had gone into the lay out of the course material. Barbara was upbeat and cheery which like one of rules for promoting an interest in MindShift. It would be nice if there was a further progression after completing the course, something more specific, more one an one, that could further our individual journeys. I guess in the alternate its simply the message " don't stop learning ".
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Excellent course! The material is easy to follow and well presented. It is a great follow-up class to Learning How To Learn class by the same teachers. Some of the information presented you will feel like you knew already. This class will help you put that knowledge to work. But there will definitely be plenty of Read More
Excellent course! The material is easy to follow and well presented. It is a great follow-up class to Learning How To Learn class by the same teachers. Some of the information presented you will feel like you knew already. This class will help you put that knowledge to work. But there will definitely be plenty of new ideas and concepts (and a bit of motivation) that will get you moving towards achieving the changes you want.
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4 weeks ago
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Bob audited this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Dr. Oakley and Dr. Sejnowski have done it again. This is an excellent course and was made fun by our professors. I highly recommend this course to anyone, for it truly can help bring about a mind-shift that can make a real difference in a persons life. Dr. Oakley and Dr. Sejnowski, thanks for helping to shape my min Read More
Dr. Oakley and Dr. Sejnowski have done it again. This is an excellent course and was made fun by our professors.

I highly recommend this course to anyone, for it truly can help bring about a mind-shift that can make a real difference in a persons life.

Dr. Oakley and Dr. Sejnowski, thanks for helping to shape my mind. Now I know, no matter what the age, I can change and do the things that I always wanted to do.

Thanks.

Bob
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Blanca Moran completed this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
I have to be very honest, before doing this MOOC I subscribed at least to seven other more, and I never passed from week 1. This MOOC is the first one I was able to continue and finish it. IT HAS TAUGHT ME A LOT. Barbara Oakley has shown me that nothing is too big or too scary once you start doing it. Economics is a ve Read More
I have to be very honest, before doing this MOOC I subscribed at least to seven other more, and I never passed from week 1. This MOOC is the first one I was able to continue and finish it. IT HAS TAUGHT ME A LOT. Barbara Oakley has shown me that nothing is too big or too scary once you start doing it. Economics is a very competitive field, and I was always scared of even trying something else, but I am not anymore.
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a month ago
Kamalini Trentham completed this course.
I completed this course in 10 days. It is very addictive. I took Learning to Learn before so was familiar with the presenters style. Although the course stands on its own, it will be a great help to have done the previous course Learning how to Learn. I am 78 years old and am not going to a new profession, but to kno Read More
I completed this course in 10 days. It is very addictive. I took Learning to Learn before so was familiar with the presenters style.

Although the course stands on its own, it will be a great help to have done the previous course Learning how to Learn. I am 78 years old and am not going to a new profession, but to know that I can keep growing new neurones in my hippocampus by learning new things is enough reward.
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2 weeks ago
Josh Gunter completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
This is a great, relatively easy course to take if you're looking for practical ideas about how to approach learning and are unsure about your goals. Having been through Barbara's Learning How to Learn Course, I still benefitted from taking this course, which re-inforced some of the lessons from her previous MOOC. The Read More
This is a great, relatively easy course to take if you're looking for practical ideas about how to approach learning and are unsure about your goals. Having been through Barbara's Learning How to Learn Course, I still benefitted from taking this course, which re-inforced some of the lessons from her previous MOOC. The course requires lots of reflection and engaging on the message boards. Highly recommended!
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2 weeks ago
Tracey Henderson completed this course.
Really enjoyed working through this program - in particular, good to learn that we tend to strengthen what we are already good at, and overlook things that are harder to learn - but, started to give learning attention to new things can turn them into strengths as well (eg saying youre good at language and not at scien Read More
Really enjoyed working through this program - in particular, good to learn that we tend to strengthen what we are already good at, and overlook things that are harder to learn - but, started to give learning attention to new things can turn them into strengths as well (eg saying youre good at language and not at science ... but turn your attention to science, and you might find you're good at it).
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3 weeks ago
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Fredia Fuller Dillard completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
This course was great. At 63, I see myself sometimes struggling a little to keep up with my 20-something co-workers. However, this course showed me that I am still a viable lifelong learner - it may just take a little longer - and I can increase my life expectance by continuing my thirst and quest for knowledge. Thanks, Barb Oakley and Terry Sejnowski! I really loved this course. More, more, more!
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Exceptional course. Even better than the fist "Learning how to learn". Very well structured. Interesting all the way through. And very helpful. The most amazing thing to me was that every single video gave some new information I was not aware of. I'm an Educational Neuroscientist working as Adjunct Professor at the university and this MOOC was an important update for my passion and job.
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4 weeks ago
Debra White completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
I'm 70 and retired, but my whole being is more engaged with life than ever before. I found this sequel to Learning How to Learn informative, entertaining, and inspiring. I love that Barbara Oakley and the other speakers she brings in share so much of their own stories and experiences. This keeps it real, and opens the doors of the mind to all kinds of possibilities. Thank you!
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a month ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
The instructors guide you in an entertaining and didactic way, along a path of reflection on your life and share important skills to support you in your learning goals, changing careers, or simply becoming a more efficient and positive person. With a modest investment over 4 weeks, the journey is a pleasure and the course can have a big influence in your life. Take this course.
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a month ago
Laurence Niro audited this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
Great thanks to Barbara OAKLEY and Dr Terrence SEJVOWSKY. I completed the 2 courses which are fantastics MOOCs. I enjoyed them because we learn a lot about memory, motivation... with good practical tips, the explanatons of the concepts are easy to understand and icing on the cake: the courses are funny! They encoura Read More
Great thanks to Barbara OAKLEY and Dr Terrence SEJVOWSKY.

I completed the 2 courses which are fantastics MOOCs.

I enjoyed them because we learn a lot about memory, motivation... with good practical tips, the explanatons of the concepts are easy to understand and icing on the cake: the courses are funny!

They encourage you to go ahead with learning.

So, I recommend this 2 MOOCs for anyone.
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2 weeks ago
Luiz Carlos Pellegrini audited this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
This course provides valuable insights to better understand ourselves in several senses like: emotionally, rationally, and so on. The course also helps a lot to transform some problems and failures in important knowledge to help us overcome these situations. The content of this course can be fully applied to our perso Read More
This course provides valuable insights to better understand ourselves in several senses like: emotionally, rationally, and so on. The course also helps a lot to transform some problems and failures in important knowledge to help us overcome these situations.

The content of this course can be fully applied to our personal and professional life immediately.

I really recommend this course

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3 weeks ago
Timothy Wang completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
The videos are very short, 5min or so each, but don't leave them all till Sunday. The concepts presented are very easy but can be quite challenging if you want to get into your life's direction. I highly recommend the first course "Learning How to Learn" which address creating good learning habits as a pre-requisite Read More
The videos are very short, 5min or so each, but don't leave them all till Sunday.

The concepts presented are very easy but can be quite challenging if you want to get into your life's direction.

I highly recommend the first course "Learning How to Learn" which address creating good learning habits as a pre-requisite to this class, as this expands on what was taught there.
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2 days ago
Maria Tsakni Voukia completed this course.
I fully recommend this course to anyone interested. This was an excellent MOOC, I enjoyed the material and the various presentations. Barbara Oakley is one of the best instructors I have ever seen. I believe that the material is easily understandable and the knowledge that one gets is invaluable. After Mindshift, I can plan my learning, my life and career skills accordingly.
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2 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
I think this is a great course, the information is presented in a clear, interesting way. The only reason I don't give it 5 stars is that I felt that the goal of this course wasn't clear. It is about the importance of continuous learning and of making mindshifts (changing your way of thinking about your passions and careers), but I got bit confuse with the course structure.
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a month ago
Gg Poulloin completed this course.
When I studied at Hull University I thought. I had reached the very best. I thought this until I did this course. It is exceptional. Equal to the best available. I worked for some years as a university lecturer and tried to do some of the learning that this course provides. Will go back over it and learn on depth. Am 66 and have been inspired and motivated. 100% first class.
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4 weeks ago
Prahalad Rajkumar completed this course.
This is a great course that helps in making a mind shift, and develop an affinity towards learning. This is in spirit a sequel to Barbara Oakley and Terry Sejnowski's "Learning How to Learn" course, which is excellent as well. This course is very practical, and touches on science in adequate parts. Highly recommend it for people to make positive shifts in their life.
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a month ago
Thomas Simonini completed this course.
I read and watch their first MOOC Learning How To Learn + the book and it helps me a lot to improve my learning methodology.

I' ve just finished their new MOOC it was so excellent that I finished it in 2 days !!! The videos are always very good, the ideas are well explained, some useful interviews can help to broad your vision.

If I have one advice: take this course !
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2 weeks ago
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Jesus Andujar completed this course.
I really enjoyed doing it, very easy to follow, didactic, fun, visual, practical to use in my life, useful, handy because I can do it when I have time, made me think, realistic with today demands, I feel empowered and excited to learn/discover something new and explore new possibilities. I highly recommend it. A new path is opened now. Thank you very much.
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4 weeks ago
Fiona Leinster-evans completed this course.
This is an excellent course - you will discover that whatever your age you have huge potential to learn and that everything that you have learnt to date will help inform your future learning. I wish I had done this course 30 years ago! You will also learn great tips to deal with procrastination and how to work and learn effectively. Highly recommended.
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a month ago
Vasilis Vasilopoulos completed this course, spending 8 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
I have completed 5-6 MOOC's. This MOOC is very interesting and appropriate for persons of any age, class or educational background. It explains why we should not stop trying to learn, broaden our passions and how we can be more creative. It is good for our brain functions as well as our career. It seemed, quite easy, though. I suggest it to everyone.
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3 weeks ago
German Niebles completed this course.
Mindshift is the best MOOC that i ever taken, it's inspirational. This course encourages me to develop new skills studying new disciplines that are not easy for me, but it would leverage my career. I´m going to buy the book because i want to go in deep about mindshift. I'm very grateful with Dr. Barbara Oakley and Dr. Terrence Sejnoswki. Regards
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4 weeks ago
James Mease completed this course.
After taking the Learning How to Learn, this course is the exact extension to the previous learning. Adding further to the understanding and helps to recall the previous learning. This will be really help to improve my learning technique and become better at the subjects which I am currently pursuing by using the guidelines learned from this course.
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4 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
This is an engaging MOOC that presents principles and ideas that anyone can take and immediately apply to their lives. If you love learning and want to pursue goals including changing jobs, starting a new hobby or learning new skills, Mindshift is a great course to help you implement strategies that will make your learning efficient and enjoyable.
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2 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
The Mindshift MOOC was a follow up to the Learning How to Learn Difficulty Concepts, and it helped to expand on those ideas. As a teacher or anyone interested in understanding learning more, I found the information very helpful. I even found that Learning styles is not supported by research. I love the format, interesting and fun. Highly recommend!
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2 weeks ago
Lisardo Prieto completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Another outstanding MOOC by Dr. Barbara Oakley and Dr. Terrence Sejnowski. Very instructive, motivating and inspirational. The course is mainly composed by catchy videos that are succinct, really funny, and in most cases, helpful and revealing. The tasks to be done are easy and they do not take too much time to be completed.

Definitely recommended.
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2 weeks ago
Prasanna Shetty completed this course.
This is the first MOOC I have completed and within time. Credit goes to Barbara and Terrence for preparing the course the way they have done it. The content, presentation, the questions are simply very well done. The content has humor sprinkled all around. They have no doubt put a lot of effort. I would recommend this MOOC to everyone.
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3 weeks ago
Sharon Polkinghorne completed this course.
This course, along with their earlier Learning How to Learn, is life-changing. Barb and Terry are excellent presenters, the course material is relevant and fun, and it will change how you think about yourself. I look forward to reading the book so as I can delve a bit deeper into some of the concepts. Thank you so much Barb and Terry!!!!
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2 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Wonderful ! a great course about the importance of keeping up with learning in order to keeping up with life. A learning brain seems to be the key to a shiny life full of surprises and new opportunities. Thanks for keeping me fresh and alert. Now, I know that mind shift or career shift isn't a big threat, it's a big, wonderful opportunity.
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a month ago
Sherrye Bailley completed this course.
This class is great for all ages and teaches you a lot about yourself. MOOCs were discussed, which gave great insight into the class preparation itself. Great class to take at any career stage in life or simply changing or moving into retirement years soon like me. A great addition to the Learning How To Learn MOOC by the same instructors!
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3 weeks ago
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Di completed this course.
This was my second course by Barbara O. The first being Learning How to Learn. I highly recommend taking both courses if you are either considering a career switch or trying to learn something new. Barbara engages with her audience very well and you can tell she and her team put a lot of effort and interest in the teaching itself.
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4 weeks ago
Jo Marchant completed this course.
Engaging and fun presenter! I love Barbara's teaching style and I hope she does more MOOCS! However, even though enjoyable, it had lots of interesting content, useful tips and a bit of learning theory and neuroscience thrown in for interest. I am now going to re-read my notes and work out what my misson is.....
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a month ago
Trish Morley completed this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
The course is inspirational in how it frames the importance and mechanics of learning, particularly the value of moving to another field. It pulls together threads from neuroscience and education to give you a sense of how important a balanced life including exercise and learning is, perhaps especially as we age.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
I just finished the cours and it was so much fun and inspiration. I am hadding off to second business next to my job and would have never thought this would happen wenn I starded the course (I acctually followed this classe because I liked " learning how to learn "so much!) Hope there arme some more courses comming up...
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3 weeks ago
Andres Marulanda completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
It is a science based course (explained in a way that anyone can get it) about you and how you can make changes in your life through learning. It has very practical advice in many aspects that help you understand how your mind works and how to use it to better your life, no matter what you have experienced before.
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2 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Mindshift is an eyeopener for anyone who wants to learn, to make a shift in their career or in their life, who is curious as to what goes on in the modern world. I have taken this course to make a fresh start in my new life as retired and I hope to find new ways to enhance all my previous experience and knowledge.
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2 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Thank you to Dr. Terry Sejnowski and Dr. Barbara Oakley for this great course. I really enjoyed both of the great MOOCs they made and hope for more. The videos always capture my attention and the concepts stick, I love the positive attitude and Mindshift perspective; it has made a difference.

Thank you again.
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2 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Dr. Oakley might come a bit cheesy, but you will soon learn that she is doing it for the right reason; all those cheesy animations stick better in your brain! Dr. Oakley has inspired me to trust myself more and venture into new realms without fear of failure, since it simply represents a new opportunity to learn.
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3 weeks ago
Betty B. M. Angwenyi completed this course.
Good follow-up to Barb and Terry's "Learning to Learn." Fun, builds on the latter but it's not required that you take LtL (though I'd recommend it just the same). Very helpful mental tricks to help learning and thinking in general (note: emotions ARE useful when properly experienced). Highly recommended.
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2 weeks ago
Emmy completed this course.
This is the best MOOC course that I've taken so far. Barbara (instructor) is very engaging and uplifting. The content is presented in a way that is fun and easy to understand. This course gives a lot of learning tips and tricks that everyone can apply in real life. I enjoyed it immensely! Highly recommended!
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4 weeks ago
Richa completed this course.
I found the course inspiring and motivating. The quality of video presentation is also better compared to before. Unlike Learning how to learn, however, the number of interviews are less. i personally missed that. otherwise its a great MOOC, second best to Learning how to learn.Thank you for creating this MOOC
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2 weeks ago
Akshay Goel completed this course.
This Course will give you a lot of confidence and will teach you a lot of things which would help you to progress in life.You will see things with new perspective and would admire your qualities which you once considered negative one of the would be about" the advance of being a slow learner"(my favorite).
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3 weeks ago
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Martin Gauthier completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
I loved the course and strongly recommand it. If you are new to MOOCs, it is definitely the very first course you should take, it gives you great tips to improve your memory, beat procrastination and motivate yourself. It also gives you insights on how to surf the world of MOOCs and pick the good ones.
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2 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
This MOOC is wonderfully perfect. I'm putting everything I've learned into the previous MOOC "Learning to Learn" into practice and now with that course I've finalized for have new ideas and thoughts to add into my life and into my professional career. Thank you very much for giving me this opportunity!
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3 weeks ago
Emelia Aimey completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Mindshift sets the groundwork for the rest of your life. It is a MOOC that should preceed all the other MOOCs that you will ever hope to take. If you are a lifelong learner - and you should be...then starting here will guarantee that you will want to push your own boundaries further and further.
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Marla Wonboy completed this course.
Having completed Learning How to Learn, I purchased Barb's book "Mindshift" and read it while also taking this MOOC of the same name. I can't recommend this class, the book, and the first class enough! I am sure everyone I know either thinks I am nuts or has looked into Barbara Oakley!!! Thank you!
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3 weeks ago
Jennifer Simpson completed this course.
Barbara Oakley is so much fun - she makes you want to stick with the course and learn more. I love how she combined her reasonable speed of speaking with her fun tone. I loved the integration of real world examples with research. The information presented in this course was absolutely invaluable.
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3 weeks ago
Unai Arregui Maestre completed this course.
Everyone interested in learning will benefit from taking this course. Is amaZing how simple they show facts that are actually difficult to understand and how using different techniques, help you to root the information in your brain. Repeating, using humour, and more brainfacts to turbocharge learning
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3 weeks ago
Joshua Langer completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
It's okay to be a slow learner. You can make a career shift or change even late in your life. Broaden your passions to keep your mind stimulated and find new, creative solutions. All this and more you can learn and apply in this course, which I recommend for everyone. regardless of age or background.
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3 weeks ago
Mohamed Elsherbiny completed this course, spending 6 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
- I think this course is very important for any moocer . The most important this I have learned from the course is that people could often do more , change more and learn more than they ever dreamed .

- Mind shift "deep changes" in our life can occur through learning and this can happen at any age .

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a month ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Excellent course, after" learning how to learn" , I turned Barb's fan. Her style of slowly driving point home is great. Course was very engaging, concepts explained really well, metaphors were great. Good for everyone, be it a student or leisure learner.

I am waiting for next course from same team .
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6 days ago
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Anil completed this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
This course is as good as the previous one from Barbera. Though I feel this one is more aged people as compared to previous one which was more for school to college students. But it is still very useful for any age bracket. I'm going to revise the course again, till I internalize the concepts deeply.
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2 weeks ago
Daniel G Araujo is taking this course right now, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
I liked this course because it really helps you to shift your mind into the path of learning , but also to seek good mentors, good enviroment. Nevertheless, it teaches that its a good idea to pay back what you have learned by mentoring other people too! Congratulations to Mindshif team!

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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
It is one of the best MOOCs I've taken so far. The course organiser has put the content in an interesting way which is easy to understand and to apply in real life. This course has equipped me with the skills and confidence to face challenges in life. I would recommend this course to anyone.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
It is a light course that won't take much of your time and some of the videos included nice ideas. But if you have completed the "Learning How to Learn" MOOC, you would have studied most of the concepts in this course, and in my opinion, they were much better in "Learning How to Learn".
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2 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Such a great course!

This course is a must for those who feel lost & worried of the looming new age.

Barb & Terr are so kind & thoughtful in putting this course together and sharing with the world.

Had great fun, relflections, and encouragement from this course!

Thanku sincerelly!
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4 weeks ago
Joanna Roszak completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
I really enjoyed this course. It let me understand what mistakes I used to make while learning. The course also answered my questions about possibilities of my further professional development. I have also learned some very effective learning strategies. I recommend it to everyone!
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Excellent course that advise us about adopting the appropriate learning style and a better approach to career change or mind shifting in this new age of information and technology. I'm taking a lot new insights with me to put in practice right away into my learning experience.
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3 weeks ago
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Tiago Mota Miranda completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
What a great course Barbara and Terry brought us again. Please, also consider taking Learning How To Learn. It's best if you take it before Mindshifting. That is because there are many references to Learning How To Learn in Mindshifting. You may feel lost if you change that order.
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3 weeks ago
Daniel F. Ramires completed this course.
I believe everybody should take this MOOC: the contents are very valuable in anyone life.

And of course, Barbara Oakley did it again: Mindshift is as easy to understand and interesting as Learning How To Learn.

I recommend for anyone: after this MOOC you will start loving MOOCs!
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4 weeks ago
Ludy Uribe is taking this course right now.
I fully recommend this course. Is amaizing how can change your points of view and encourage you to go ahead regardless your age or situation.

Barbar Oakley is an excelent teacher, she manage to convey the ideas and the videos were very entertained. I really appreciate her work.
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3 weeks ago
Pat M completed this course.
This is without a doubt the best MOOC I've ever taken! It makes key concepts easy to understand and retain. It's engaging, interesting and inspiring. I learned a great deal from this course and am eager to put what I've learned into practice. I highly recommend this course!
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3 weeks ago
Raivis Mackevics completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Perfect course to understand learning from personal perspective. Teacher fits the subject and course perfectly. Easy and coherently explained novelties in neuroscience with regard to every day life of person who wants learn. Course explains how to do it. Step by step.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
This was an excellent follow-on to Learning How to Learn. Videos are short and very focussed on one or a few ideas, so you are not overwhelmed with ideas or messages. Quizzes are excellent for reinforcing understanding especially the more comprehensive final quiz.
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4 weeks ago
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Arnim completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
One of the most powerful MOOCs I have taken. In a way it is unbelievable the type of insight and tools available on-line. Very well done with a potential of a huge impact in life. If one manages to apply even a small amount taught here it for sure will be a life changer.
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a month ago
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John Seipp completed this course.
This course, like Learning How to Learn before it, combines hard-earned wisdom and cutting-edge research in a format that encourages the learner to take stock of their own strengths and weaknesses in learning and to develop a plan of action based upon what they discover.
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7 days ago
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Miriam Emuna Ofek completed this course.
Great course! Highly recommended for all ages. Addicting. This morning I woke up not feeling like getting up early but then I remembered I told myself the night before to watch this Mindshift course early in the morning and immediately I had the boost I needed to wake up!
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3 weeks ago
Kanupriya Daga completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
It's one of the best courses that I have come across and gives a great insight into different ways of making a mind shift. It not only helps in understanding various concepts but also in identifying what could be your point of improvement!

A must take for everyone!
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a month ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
The best inspirational MOOC to reach your full potential.

It broadens one's passion for discovery.

Great MOOC.

Everybody should do it.

The best inspirational MOOC to reach your full potential.

It broadens one's passion for discovery.

Great MOOC.

Everybody should do it.

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a month ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
It is well presented, in short segments so you don't wonder off or loss your concentration.

It is helpful for all stages of ones courier. Young starting out to mid courier thinking of a change or branching out to retired wanting to lean what you haven't had time to do.
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2 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
If Learning How to Learn gets a well-deserved 5, then this course gets a 3. It's useful and encouraging, but not as profound or evidence supported as the material in "Learning How...". As a mature learner, many of the recommendations were things I'd already realized.
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4 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
I have taken the course as a complement to Learning to Learn. It's been fantastic. I recommend everyone to do both courses. They will have a global vision of the world of learning and of the personal and social benefit that comes from it. They change your life.
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3 weeks ago
Leonildes Izabel De Lira completed this course.
I've just finished this course and considere it very useful and motivator. Especially for me once English is not my mother tongue, I had an additional challenge. Besides, it shows and reinforces that we can learn despite of our age or skills. I really recommend.
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3 weeks ago
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Helmut Schueller completed this course.
A great supplement to the MOOC learning how to learn. It really opened my mind to continue learning with more enthusiasm and confidence with a purpose to "Mindshift" and engaging in new ventures even at my age, 78.

thank you for these great opportunities

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3 weeks ago
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Giovanni Sampaio audited this course.
Brilliant, as the previous Learning How To Learn. This MOOC brings up many life changing ideas that may sound like self help in a sense, but are indeed backed by data and scientific studies. It conveys many topics that are essential in a fast changing world.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
I really liked the course: it is fun to watch and nontheless insightfull. Each video conveys one idea, so it is easy to grasp one piece of information at a time and not being overwhelmed.

I highly recommend this course, it encouraged to me to keep on learning.
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23 hours ago
Emilio Diez Fraile completed this course, spending 5 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
It is a must if you have previously taken the course "Learn how to learn", but in my opinion is not required have taken it before to understand the contents of this course.

For me, who I am not a English speaker, the vocabulary and the lectures are easy to follow.
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3 weeks ago
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Giovanni B completed this course.
Very good and didactic course. Easy to understand and to catch what is important and the key points.

I would have liked the course to go deeper in concepts and tips to practice.

Many thanks to Barbara and Terrence for your passion and great job in this MOOC.
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a month ago
Pavan Bp completed this course.
The structuring of the course is excellent. Each video is max 5 min driving home one concept. I find this refreshing and easy to grasp compared to long 30 min videos.

The material itself is quite engaging and enlightening as it was with Learning how to learn.
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a month ago
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Muhammad Mudassar Majeed completed this course.
I would highly recommend this course. It may flare up your hidden potential to do something extraordinary. It also prepares you for the mind shift needed to enhance your learning or excel in your career by developing new skills or polishing already hidden ones.
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4 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
A helpful and inspiring course that help us reflect on our believes about learning, skills and career choices, while enjoying the creative jokes, editing and presenting skills of both instructors. I already consider Barbara one of my mentors. Thanks and enjoy!
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3 weeks ago
Robert Wilson completed this course.
I thoroughly enjoyed this learning MOOC as it allowed me the time and space to consider my learning desires, career goals whilst relearning about learning. I can not praise the course or Barbara Oakley highly enough for such a great. I would recommend it.
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a month ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Excellent course. Lots of practical, real-world advice for life-long learning from both real-world experiences and research. I especially enjoy Professor Oakley's teaching style-she is always positive and makes the coursework easy to understand.
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a month ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Mindshift puts together a lot of information about how the mind works and how to best learn something new. It's a great course to take. I certainly enjoyed it and some of the tips mentioned here are very helpful when it comes to my own learning.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
This is an excellent MOOC. The presenters are engaging, the subject material is presented and explained in a straightforward and captivating manner, and the content is applicable to people of all ages in a variety of life stages. I highly recommend it.
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3 weeks ago
Eva D'onofrio completed this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
I loved it as I did love "Learning how to learn". The onlything I would add is a bibliography, like in "Leaning how to learn". Many "deep" topics are covered and being helped to pick further books, and potentially other related MOOCs, would be fantastic
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3 weeks ago
Ronny De Winter completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
If you are here on class central in search for good online courses "Mindshift" should be on the top of your list! Highly recommended for everybody who wants to broaden their passion and enhance their career, personal life, and learning experience.
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3 weeks ago
Lincoln Wachira completed this course, spending 6 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
There are a few neat lessons inside this mooc , one could take to enhance their cognitive toolkit.

Thanks for taking the time in making and delivering a mooc of such high quality, while being in a space where moocs are changing (paywalls and such).
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3 weeks ago
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Ruben Aveledo completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
I have completed 'Learning How to Learn' and 'Mindshift'. They both are great courses and complement well each other. They provide interesting and valuable science-based information as well as inspiring experiences on the lifelong journey of learning.
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3 weeks ago
Nicolas completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Excellent course, as those who Barbara Oakley has us accustomed to. I also took the "Learning hoy to learn" course and then bought her book "A mind for Numbers". Now, after taking "Mindshift" I´m thinking in buying her second book of the same name.
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7 days ago
Sonja.philipp@geo.uni-goettingen.de audited this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
Interesting, well made and presented course that gave me useful insights into life-long learning and potential career shifts. In the editing, however, there is too much fidgeting. This is often distracting and makes it difficult to focus sometimes.
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3 weeks ago
Stephen Burns completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
This was a very well presented course.

In some ways it was a Hollywood sequel to "Learning How to Learn" which is a 5 star course. That said, it was fun, easy to follow (not least due to the presentation), interesting and thought-provoking.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
This is a great course that motivates you to keep learning by explaining how your brain works and what the benefits of continuous learning are. Also inspires you to take control of your life by making necessary changes. Very well made.
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2 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
The information presented is crucial for people who are preparing for careers or even in the midlife of an established career. It is presented in a very encouraging, accessible way.

You also get information on what makes a good MOOC!
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4 weeks ago
Daniel Stumm completed this course, spending 4 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
I did know a lot about the thing lectured in this course because I just ended the learning how to learn but I have to say, this MOOC is really nice to get motivated and get you going onto where you wanna go, one of the best MOOC that I took.
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4 weeks ago
Dave Rawlings completed this course, spending 4 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
A snappy and useful guide that could challenge students to think about their career choices. Style is engaging and i n many ways builds on the Learning How to Learn MOOC. Perhaps not so useful for those that have retired from the world of work.
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2 weeks ago
Kjell De Mars completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Absolutely fantastic! A great follow-up of Learning How To Learn, extremely helpful in getting motivated, increasing efficiency and productivity, and learning how to deal with career, talent, learning, etc. in the fast-paced world of today.
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3 weeks ago
Jose Izquierdo completed this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
Good general overview of various principles on how to learn better along with information on recent teaching technology research and trends. Not as "hands on" or shoud i say "mind on" as the suthors previous MOOC "Learning how to Learn".
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a month ago
Marelisa Fabrega completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
I loved both this course and the previous one, "Learning How to Learn". Barbara Oakley is a fantastic teacher. This course gives you lots of practical ideas on how to improve your ability to learn which you can begin to apply right away.
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4 weeks ago
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Anonymous is taking this course right now.
Mindshift has been a wonderful learning experience. Barbara and Terry are both excellent mentors with a wealth of great knowledge which I have been able to apply in my life. I definitely recommend taking this course as it's a game changer!
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3 weeks ago
Dennis Roberts completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
I just completed this course, and I absolutely loved it. The videos were approachable and engaging and I learned a lot. I wish I'd had information like this when I was in high school or college. I think I would have been a much better student.

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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Great work again from Barbara and Terry. Lots of useful information provided in a very easy and understandable way, with a funny twist. Another great course from these great people. Worth dedicating some time, enrolling and completing !
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Wherever you are in your journey through life, this course is invaluable. Well presented, with a good pithy message, it helps to remind you about what you want to do with your life, and points you in the right direction to achieve your goals.
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4 weeks ago
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Kate Yianakis completed this course.
This is an excellent overview of information and strategies of undertaking MOOCs. It gives the participant an opportunity to consider their short and long term learning goals and challenges participants to broaden their subject range.
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4 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
This course is so much fun :-) You won't regret taking it. A big thank you to the course creators! It's always a pleasure to take a course by Dr. Barbara Oakley and Dr. Terrence Sejnowski. I'm looking forward to the next one ;-)
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
I really enjoyed the course. It makes you look at things differently, especially things that might appear to be shortcomings in your life. I would highly recommend the course, even if you just want to feel better about yourself.
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3 weeks ago
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Justin Scott completed this course.
I left a review on the Coursera website. Take the course - it goes by fast and it will make you feel good. You feel good because the course material challenges self-doubt and negative opinions about learning and positive change.
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a month ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
It's a course come on time with fast changing world and opportunities. It guides us to see our past with difference perspective. Surly, the tips included in the course are very practical and valuable as well. Thanks very much!
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Solid information and minimal fluff. Professors (and short-blurb guest speakers) with genuine enthusiasm for their topics. Directly applicable, practical advice to improve your brain, your career, and probably even your life.
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4 weeks ago
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Anonymous audited this course.
I followed the first MOOC "Learning how to learn", and I did not hesitate to sign up for this new MOOC "Mindshift". As with the first MOOC , I learned many things and spent a lot of time. It's a great MOOC! Many thanks Barbara.
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4 weeks ago
Joanne Turner completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Loved this course. Very practical and makes you think about where you are heading with your learning. Will be talking about and recommending it to colleagues and friends. Being so doable in a short time frame especially appeals to me!
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
A practical and well-paced course that dispenses wisdom and insights for adapting to life's challenges. Thoroughly enjoyed Barb's and Terry's research, organization and presentation. Glad I took the course and think you will as well.
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a month ago
Ian Pitchford completed this course.
This course is engaging, enlightening and well-constructed throughout. Because Oakley has a sophisticated overview of the issues at hand the insights she provides are invaluable, stimulating and highly motivating. Take this course.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
An inspiring course put together with care and thought. Great to hear real-world examples from the instructor's own life experiences and other people, and get practical tips for improving learning and career outlook.
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a month ago
Samaa Zien El Abedin completed this course.
Bigs thanks to Dr. Barbara Oakley and Dr. Terrence Sejnowski

I really loved the course simple ,easy and extremely effective

Thank you both for your efforts

Good material and not boring at all actually brain storming
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3 weeks ago
Mona Tellier completed this course.
This is an excellent course, informative and concept-changing. It also inspires you to go on and challenge yourself in new areas. I took Mindshift after Learning How to Learn, but would recommend taking it first.
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16 hours ago
Lauren M O'connor completed this course.
Excellent and meaningful. This MOOC has encouraged me in my efforts to earn a computer science degree - a new and strenuous field of study. I will use the mental tools I found in this course to make a career change.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Broke through some learning obstacles, got some great scientifically backed up content about the learning brain. Didn't discover any hidden potential though. But that's probably all me. Nelson's memory tips were excellent!
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3 weeks ago
Sk completed this course, spending 5 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
Try it. The course builds on what was taught in learning how to learn, building on the focused and diffused modes of learning, but more on progressing as a learning in terms of attitude. Hence the word: Mindshift.
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a month ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
It is a great course with great insights. It is worth the time spent. I highly recommend this course to everyone and it is a must take course for teacher, parents and students at att middle and higher grade levels.
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2 weeks ago
Koral Avella completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
It´s an easy yet helpful course to learn the basics of how to change and open your mind towards learning and making big changes, the videos are short and very useful and the way is taught is fun and enjoyable to watch.
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2 weeks ago
Joseph E. O'brien completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
Inspirational and Interesting. I would have liked the exercises to be more challenging. I recommend taking this MOOC in conjunction with reading Professor Oakley's Mindshift book to reinforce key concepts.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous audited this course.
This is the application of the principles of learning. The videos are fun to view and the learnings are practical.

When you take Mindshift you will most likely remember the topics of Learning How to Learn.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
This was a great course. I was feeling stagnant in my life and wanted to move onto things I've always dreamed of. This course empowered me to do so. I also recommend reading her book which brought me here.
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3 weeks ago
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Luis Ernesto Rincones Higuera completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Excellent Course, the content aligns very well with the need for continuous learning and mind changes required for it. The references and videos are useful, the bonus video for improving memory are very good.
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3 weeks ago
Spalthoff Daniel completed this course.
One of the best MOOCs I have taken so far. It especially helps if you are thinking about a career change or learning something new. If you are in this situation, I strongly encourage you to take this course.
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a month ago
D audited this course, spending 5 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
Excellent course! Some where reviews of the previous MOOC, but there were some new concepts introduced and I enjoyed the brief original story of how they created the 1st MOOC. Thanks for putting this together!
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2 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Amazing course, full of diverse insights. Helps one to see the world from a different point of view, while encouraging the openness of the mind. Five stars for the innovative and positive crew :)
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2 weeks ago
Paulius Lingys completed this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
The course is very insightful at the same time being very easy going and relaxed. I have a feeling that the approach instructors (metaphors, examples, etc.) use really helps to retain information better.
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2 weeks ago
Rob De Korte completed this course.
Everyone should take this course to know more about their hidden potential. After "Learning how to learn" this is another great course from Barbara and Terri. Impatiently waiting for the next one.
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3 weeks ago
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A P completed this course.
My first mooc and it is amazing. So many useful researches put together. Its very helpful informative and extreamly inspiring. All to the point and hase many tips and advises. Many thanks to authors.
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3 weeks ago
Ashwitha Yadav T completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
Great course! Awesome instructors! Awesome material! This course is for anyone wanting to improve their career by learning new skills. It teaches the importance and benefits of life-long learning.
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a month ago
Frank Kowalewski completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Inspiring course.

The contents is similar to "Learning how to learn".

The presented opinions are very interesting but in my view not 100% correct.

This course is entertaining and easy to do for everyone.
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3 weeks ago
Diana Corober completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
I've really enjoyed this course. I've learned new things about learning, changes in life and career. It really helped me. The videos are short and fun. Barbara is a great teacher. Totally recommend.
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4 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
I enjoyed the concise tidbits of learning.The concepts were easy to digest and practical in everyday life. I liked the visuals and the use of metaphor. The instructor had an animated, engaged manner.
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3 weeks ago
Jaideep J Rayapudi completed this course.
Excellent material from the people who have done the most popular MOOC of all times LHTL. Truly life changing opportunity will be presented to you and if you are serious you will be a better person.
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3 weeks ago
Santosh completed this course.
Very clear material with creative use of audiovideo editing to enhance the learning experience.

The course is well put together and ensures participants are given learning "chunks" in appropriate doses
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
I had never heard of Mindshift so I wasn't part of the fan club beforehand but I thought it was a great course. Suuuuuper easy and quick so it was pleasant to work through! I did it all from my iPhone!
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a month ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Are you feeling you can't progress? Do you think you could perform better? You are right, and if you want to know what to do I recommend you this course, the continuation of "learning how to learn"
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5 days ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Very helpful and supportive for those who is on the life cross-road. Very fact-loaded, but presented in a very clear simple way with the constant repetition of the new material. Almost like mentoring!
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3 weeks ago
Paul Elessar Caceres completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
A very good MOOC that provides wonderful insights on how we learn and how we can use different techniques to make our learning better. Also very good at motivating me to study and broaden my interests.
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3 weeks ago
Selin Metin completed this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Like the instructor's previous course "Learning How To Learn", this course is again very good and inspiring. Especially the interviews with the people who have shifted their minds are helpful.
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2 weeks ago
Alain Rodriguez completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Course is great, as their previous Learning how to learn. Barb has made an art of MOOCs and taught me a great lesson: trying to make people learn serious stuff doesn't have to be boring.
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a month ago
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Léo Stern completed this course.
Thank you so much for this course ! Following "Learning how to learn", it's a pleasure to meet again Barbara and Terrence, who did an absolute tremendous work. Happy learning to everyone !
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a month ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Barbara and Terry are wonderful communicators. Their presentation and format of their MOOC is engaging and insightful. The quizzes highlight how to help yourself learn and retain information.
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2 weeks ago
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Eugene Venable completed this course and found the course difficulty to be easy.
This mostly duplicates the material in the lecturer's earlier course on learning. It is worth a quick review, but I didn't consider it essential. There are some cute video and sound tricks.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
It´s a much shorter course then Learning to Learn, but it is more concrete in the areas to work to make learning a life long goal. Very good short course. I learned a lot in this short time.
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3 weeks ago
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Husam Al-shammari completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
A course that deserves every second you spend on it!

I recommend it to everyone. The content is applicable in almost all aspects of our lives and in all stages of our loves.

Enroll now :)
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a month ago
Andrea Mikler completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
This course helped me understand how shifting mind and perseverence produce results. Excellent information, loved the graphics and the ease of following the lectures. Highly recommend it.
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3 weeks ago
Ali Dada audited this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
A fantastic course that enables you to look at other courses and reevaluate your life based on things you'd like to focus on. Constantly upbeat and optimistic while being grounded in science.
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a month ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Loved it. This is my second course with Barbara Oakley; my first was Learning How To Learn.... I really enjoy her teaching and look forward to her next course. Thank you.
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4 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
The Instructor has a very pleasant manner and uses humour and metaphor to share modern info regarding learning. I would recommend it to everyone, but especially teachers and coaches.
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2 weeks ago
Fionn Munro completed this course.
It a really well presented MOOC that gives a lot of insight, emparts tricks and technologies to overcome hurdles, and is very effective is getting you going of your stuck.

Thank you
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2 weeks ago
Kalob Taulien completed this course.
This course, like Learning How to Learn, was extremely valuable. It wasn't quite as attention grabbing, but definitely worth taking and learning from.

I'm happy I took this course.
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a month ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
It's visual appealing, the quizzes help you consolidate the materials.

The materials are presented in a simple way, so they stick to you.

I'll recommend Mindshift to all my friends.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Engaging and very useful.

It helped shift many of my limitations about learning and career progress.

I definetely recommend it to anyone looking to embrace a learning lifestyle.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
This is a really great course, and I highly recommend it to anyone trying to switch fields or who are trying to learn something new. As always Barb and Terence are wonderful teachers.
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2 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Excellent follow up to Learning to Learn, but could be taken on its own. Instructors are great and the integrated quizzes make learning and recalling the material very simple.
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a month ago
William Anthony completed this course.
I highly recommend to take this course with "Learning how to Learn". Engaging and had fun learning this course . Had a mind shift for sure. And a new perspective to life Long learning.
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a month ago
Camilla Camburn is taking this course right now.
What a wonderful continuation of Learning How to Learn. The weekly emails from LHtL are such an inspiration. This course is adding a valuable dimension to my continuing education.
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a month ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Ideal if you want a good start into wellbeing. Covers basics & helps to get into practice. Also it provides updated materials for getting more in depth into all the working aspect.
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a month ago
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Seda Akçer Öztek completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
This was my 4th MOOC.

If you are considering to enter the MOOC world, this course is a good beginning.

The lectures and materials are well structured.

Thanks for this great course!
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a month ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Many gems to elevate your self-purpose! Best concept was talent stacking -- how the right combination of 'mediocre' skills can manifest into brilliance! Highly valued course!
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6 days ago
Scott Simmons completed this course.
Barbara and Terry are great -- I did Learning to Learn and had to take this one -- lots of great ideas and well presented -- great job -- this is a class that EVERYONE should take!
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4 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Mindshift is an excellent follow-up to Learning How to Learn. My advise is to take both courses if you enjoy having fun while learning material that could impact and change your life.
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3 weeks ago
Pablo Herranz completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
It's a good theoretical and very instructive course as the previous one. It's a challenging view of how to learn and several goog points to be aware of doing as many MOOCS
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3 weeks ago
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Martina Donnelly audited this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Practical tips to improve own learning and approach to life. Also to help you if you are involved in helping others learn and develop. Fun engaging and thought provoking
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4 weeks ago
Eugene Losiev completed this course.
Well-structured, interesting and engaging MOOC. Both Professors do their job exceptionally and give great value and interesting insights to learners. Definitely a must!
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
A wonderful course for everyone. No matter which fields you are in now, what are you gonna "shift" to. This MOOC can bring you a big step to be successful on your shift.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Clear, concrete compelling information and effective delivery. Feeling even more empowered as a learner and eager to use and share what I have garnered from "Mindshift"!
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Great course looking at how some of the science of learning applies to taking on new areas especially when thinking of career shifts. Short, to the point and inspiring.
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3 weeks ago
Adam completed this course.
Oakley's stuff always kills. It's a nice complement to the Learning MOOC. And provides some good insight into reevaluating thoughts around skills and career changes.
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3 weeks ago
Gavin Simon completed this course.
Excellent course. Learning How To Learn was great. This course is a great continuation. I'm inspired to continue learning, and I have the tools to do it effectively.
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2 weeks ago
Seymour Khalilov completed this course.
Teachers give you great science backed content, leaving you with toolkit you can use right away, without the usual academic burden. Effective, efficient, practical.
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a month ago
Akshar Patel completed this course, spending 5 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
This course has to be the first course to be taken for any online learner.

It contains a lot of insights about learning and techniques to learn anything efficiently.
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4 weeks ago
Maggie Walton completed this course.
Dr Oakley is a brilliant presenter. Her short videos and illustrations makes a boring subject come alive. I have found the course to be fun and excellent. Thank you.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
This MOOC is useful for everyone who wants a change and to improve themselves. By taking this course, you will make a positive difference and you can help others as well!
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4 weeks ago
Jeff Schafer completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
I found that this course was straighforward and entertaining. I learned new ways to look at how to change my approach to learning and my career and I highly recommend it.
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3 weeks ago
Lara completed this course.
Once again a great MOOC by Barbara Oakley and Terrence Sejnowski! Worth while taking it! It makes me stronger in the path I've choosen for my future!

Thank you, teachers!
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4 weeks ago
Carole Harris completed this course and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
Very interesting, uplifting and potentially life changing course. I would recommend this course to anyone. Would do the Learning how to learn course first though.
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a month ago
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Abhijith Gopal completed this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
Very insightful course. The learning material is light and easily understandable. You probably can finish the course in 6 hours if you watch it a 1.5x or greater.
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3 weeks ago
Deepak Raya completed this course.
this is an excellent course, MINDSHIFT along with LEARNING HOW TO LEARN should be a part of everyone, especially students this is a life changing course
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3 weeks ago
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Andrey completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Fascinating course about never-ending learning experience! If you want to bulletproof your carrier and have joyful life you definitely should take this course!
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a month ago
Nelson Mokaddem completed this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
It's a easy MOOC to learn

It gaves motivation and usefull tips to use everyday

You should take this MOOC because it's easy to do, not long, and very valuable.
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a month ago
Melissa Buot-favazza completed this course, spending 4 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Very simple, informative, and fun to learn. This is my second course with these 2 instructors and I enjoy them very much. Thank you for keeping me learning.
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2 weeks ago
Jana Taylor completed this course.
I have wanted a course like this my whole life. I consider it the "Holy Grail" of life changing lessons on learning and living. Very thankful I found this course!
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a month ago
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Marianne Schmitt completed this course.
This is a really great course, taking this course helps you to learn a lot about yourself - your abilities and your hidden talents. I highly recommend this course.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
This is well worth taking. Some of the information is intuitive but I did get good ideas on how to learn more efficiently and what contributes to better learning.
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3 weeks ago
Muhammad Umar Khan completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
It motivates you to enhance your skill-set and learn the subjects you have difficulty with... Overall it challenges the thinking of specializing in only one area
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2 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Excellent course! It's very positive and encouraging (like "Learning how to learn"). Now I believe it's possible to change and learn complex topics at any age!
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4 weeks ago
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Anonymous is taking this course right now.
This is a great course for people who want to learn about learning and understand that a little step towards something completely new can lead to life improvement.
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4 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Dr Oakley is a brilliant presenter. Her short videos and illustrations makes a boring subject come alive.I have found the course to be excellent. Thank you.
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3 weeks ago
Rose F completed this course.
Just finished this course - wonderful course if you think you are done learning or if you are planning on changing careers - lots of new ways to be creative
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a month ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
A good course. If you liked "Learning how to Learn" you may enjoy this one, too. A bit of repetition of the first course. But that is not necessarily a bad thing.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Mindshift teaches some of the basics about lifelong learning and career change. It's an easy, fun course to take, and many people would find it beneficial.
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a month ago
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Gilberto Collazo completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
The course is simple. And very easy to understand. It covers the subject completely in a fun and enjoyable may. If you take time, it is a great experience.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
One of the best MOOC's I have ever taken: valuable new ideas, a friendly and humorous manner of teaching, greatly important insights to get. Highly recommending it!
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a month ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
I enjoyed this course. I liked and benefited from the pleasant teaching style of the instructors. Mostly though the material was sensible and easy to digest.
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a month ago
Betty Listino completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
The course provides many insights about learning in the context of a rapidly changing world. I highly recommend it as a preparatory course of new MOOC learners.
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3 weeks ago
Ann H Lewis completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Really good simple stuff to get you going on learning something new. Tells you what works and what doesn't and inspires and promotes confidence in the learner.
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4 weeks ago
W Leon Naufahu completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
Before you pick up any MOOC do this one first. Then try stopping yourself doing more. Or go straight into a MOOC you might think you love and struggle. Up to you.
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2 weeks ago
Sadek Khafagy completed this course, spending 6 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
the course is nice to have with a focus on changing your life and your career pathway. I recommend the course for everybody from every age and every career.
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4 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Very beneficial and well done MOOC. Awesome follow up to learning How to Learn. Inspired me to keep learning and expand into fields I never thought of before.
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4 weeks ago
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Niranjan Singh completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Very good refresher course for everyone, especially for people want to make change in their life, want to pursue new career, or want to learn new subjects.
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6 days ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Great MOOC. An extension of learning to learn.

Relatively short course. Sufficient content in my opinion.

Hoping for a new series by them. Thanks for the MOOC.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
This course is an incredible followup to learning how to learn. There are more insights into becoming a life long learner and how to choose effective MOOCs.
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2 weeks ago
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Jakub completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Fun & easy, with important insights. As expected from creators of "Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects".
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2 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
This is an amazing course, wich shows you that everything is possible. you just have to know some secrets. Thanks, Barbara and Terrens very much.
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2 weeks ago
Joseph Ruocco completed this course.
An excellent followup to Dr. Oakley's first course, Learning How to Learn. Offers PLENTY of useful insights about life, learning, and meaningful work.
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2 weeks ago
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Paul Z completed this course.
An awesome sequel to Learning How To Learn. I highly recommend to anyone wanting to expand his/her mind and open up to more possibilities in life.
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2 days ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Practical suggestions and illuminating examples make this course

engaging and informative. I would recommend it to students and teachers and others.
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2 weeks ago
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Ron Wilson completed this course.
This is a great follow up to "Learning How To Learn." They cover topics involved in general learning, career changes, and general procrastination.
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3 weeks ago
Konstantin Churikov completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
This is more easy course than previous one from Barbara. I think it is better to take this course before the "Learning How To Learn" course. Five stars!
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3 weeks ago
Steffer completed this course.
This is a great follow-up course to Learning how to Learn. Enjoyed the class and Barb's style immensely! I recommend it to anyone interested in learning.
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2 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Great course with useful content and well presented; I would recommend it. Great course with useful content and well presented; I would recommend it.
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3 weeks ago
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Jiselle Jones completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
Great course! It is helping me "shift" my mind toward a new career. Teachers were clear. Videos were quick. Metaphors and images were helpful.
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2 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Very useful to consider a mindsfhit and to recognize some "excuses" to avoid significant changes. Videos are very clear, didactic and practical.
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2 weeks ago
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Anonymous audited this course.
This course is a great introduction to learning a new topic. If you are thinking of jumping into the world of MOOC's, this is a great place to start.
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4 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Wonderful course, very helpful. It was coherent, clear and funny. I would highly recommend it to everyone who is interested in learning and aging well.
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3 weeks ago
Laura Galli audited this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
This course is the natural completion of Learning How To Learn, a MOOC I really advice to anyone who wants to approach learning in the most effective way.
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4 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Great course. A good addition to the LHTL calss. It's very useful to rethink what you thought previously. I new view on how to improove your life.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Another interesting, upbeat, challenging, reassuring and thought provoking MOOC from Drs. Oakley and Sejnowski. I wish everyone would take this course.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Applies valuable insights from Learning How to Learn to making realistic and rewarding shifts in how we perceive our abilities and potential for change.
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3 weeks ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Great mooc. Sets you in a changing mood. Knowing more about how our minds work, helped me to understand career choices and see it as a long-term journey.
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3 weeks ago
Junaid Mian completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
One of the best MOOCs ever! Bite-sized information that was easy to digest and use. Most of all, it was backed by solid research. Truly mindshifting!
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3 weeks ago
Frank Maarten Bruinzeel audited this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Taking this course will help you by showing how you can shift to something new. It helps you by pointing out your potential and how to access it.
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a month ago
Eddie Rodriguez completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Great course I recommend everyone to take, this course and the past one have been invaluable to my education and helping me to learn more effectively.
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4 weeks ago
Kareem Abozaid completed this course.
As usual , barbra fascinating us!great mooc it serve as a complement to learning how to learn course.

The videos and the way of teaching is very clear.
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3 weeks ago
Grigory Pletnev completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Excellent scientific data and practical recommendations. A new look at learning, traps and tricks. Learn actively, braodly and liflong. Happy learning.
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3 weeks ago
Ivan Jr completed this course.
Astonishing. This course helps us to understand why learning is essential. It's objective and powerfull otherwise simple and clear.Enjoy it!
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