Boost Your Learning Skills
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Boost Your Learning Skills

Stop struggling with your skill development - discover the only way to learn something new.
4.4 (4 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
10 students enrolled
Created by Igor Ovchinnikov
Last updated 4/2016
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What Will I Learn?
  • Understand what it takes to learn a new skill
  • Know how to improve your study skills
  • Develop the resourceful mindset for learning
  • Discover where to find time for studying
  • Develop a successful habit of learning
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  • Open mind and willingness to learn

Take this course to improve your learning skills!

We live in the world of constant change. It requires constant adaptation, which means that it’s essential to continuously learn and acquire new knowledge and skills in order to succeed. Some people seem to be natural learners and impress everyone with how quickly they learn. Others would like to be like that. What is there secret? When you take this course - the secret is revealed.

The thing is, learning is a skill. Just like any skill, it can and should be learned and improved.

In this course you’ll quickly learn how to improve your learning skills and take your skill-development abilities to the next level. By the time you’ve completed this nice and short but ideas-packed course, you’ll understand quite a few things about the magic of learning. You’ll understand the psychology of fast learning. You’ll know what state of mind you need to learn fast. You’ll be clear about what it means to develop a skill. You’ll know how to think and how to process the new information that you acquire. You’ll have some ideas about how to develop good learning habits. You’ll get some tips on where to get time for learning. And, also, you’ll take a look at some specific examples that will help you learn - such as learning a foreign language, software, and “soft skills.”

If you already understand that effective learning is important and if you want to improve your learning skills, this course is for you. 

Enroll now and begin to learn how to learn!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to improve their learning skills
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Curriculum For This Course
Learn to Learn
11 Lectures 34:51

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Preview 01:46

Learning is a cognitive activity. Even when you are learning to do something physical, it's controlled by your brain. The right state of mind is important to be effective at learning.

Preview 03:27

Skills are not acquired instantly. They come in phases. Let's talk about it in this lecture. 

Preview 03:36

In order to acquire a skill, it helps to understand what the skill is about. What's involved?

Preview 02:53

Any learning happens only when there is brain activity. Why not maximize it?

Use Your Full Brain Power

Let's talk about a common mistake of setting goals and having expectations.

Goals Versus Habits

It's hard to find time to learn something new. Let's explore how we can make time.

Finding Time

A quick example of how to approach learning a foreign language.

Learning a Language

A software skill - what's involved? How can you improve your software skills?

Learning Software

Let's explore how to approach the so-called "soft skills" development.

Developing "Soft" Skills

A retrospective is also called the lessons-learned. Let's do a little retrospective. It's an important ingredient of learning.

About the Instructor
Igor Ovchinnikov
4.6 Average rating
478 Reviews
6,063 Students
10 Courses
Helping you learn fast, so you can do your job well.

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“Igor Ovchinnikov is a corporate trainer with over 10 years of experience. He lives in San Francisco and provides excellent training-delivery services to clients all over the Bay Area. He has delivered training for Apple Computers, Stanford University, University of California, Google, Boston Scientific, Altera, Stryker Endoscopy, Air Liquide, BAE Systems, City of San Francisco, Anritsu, Genentech, Novartis, Bayer, Systron Donner, and many others. 

Mr. Ovchinnikov holds an MBA from the Ohio State University.”

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