Learning Skills for Lifelong Learning
- Anyone who has the interest to "Learn How to Learn"!
In this course, you will be exploring the topic on learning and why having learning skills for lifelong learning is so important in the 21st century. You will be exploring what is currently happening in society and the workplace as we enter the 4th Industrial Revolution. What are the demands and how do you react to ensure that you are successful in your life as you progress from college to the workplace and beyond?
You will be covering the following topics which consist of 2 parts, forming six units of learning. In the first part, we will be looking at what is happening today and how it will affect our future.
Whereas, in the second part you will be looking at learning. Learning has become an important skill for the 21st century because of the exponential growth of knowledge. You will be learning useful ideas and techniques that will help you to learn effectively and develop the good habits of a lifelong learner. I hope you will enjoy this module and develop learning skills that will help you succeed in your studies and future career.
So let us begin to explore and gain a better understanding of learning and develop the knowledge, skills and mindset of a lifelong learner.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone interested to understand the concept of learning and how it can help improve their lives in the 21st Century.
Dr Gerard Boey is an educator with over 28 years of combined work experience in Engineering, ICT, and Education. In addition to his current working life in academia, he has vast industry experience in the field of engineering and ICT. He helmed various senior positions in the industry and spent a good amount of his time developing a successful ICT start-up in the past.
Dr Gerard Boey received his BS from Campbell University, USA, MSc from Cardiff University, UK and holds an EdD (Educational Technology and Multimedia) from Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang.
His current passion is in the field of ICT-Pedagogy Integration for education. He has developed various training programmes for teaching and learning, conduct talks, and workshops. On many occasions, he has trained school teachers, lecturers, postgraduate students, and adult learners on Mind Science for Effective Multimedia Presentation based on Mayer’s Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning to improve their multimedia presentation design skills and delivery.