Trading: How Transformative Learning Drives Expertise
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Trading: How Transformative Learning Drives Expertise

Discover the characteristics and development of traders as they advance toward expertise.
4.3 (3 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.
70 students enrolled
Created by Deirdre Lynch
Last updated 7/2013
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • The goal of this course is to explain the process of gaining expertise in trading and the characteristics of expert traders.
  • You will learn about transformative learning, the steps to expertise, the traits and abilities of expert traders, and how novice traders differ from experts.
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Requirements
  • Recommended reading - Trading: The Path to Expertise by D. C. Lynch (ebook).
Description

How does a tiny fraction of new traders beat the odds to eventually become experts? Conventional wisdom indicates that successful trading depends upon discipline and a good trading system. Research reveals, however, a more fundamental and comprehensive requirement. The keys to expertise are learning and change. In addition to gaining knowledge and skills, expert traders experience a life-changing learning process known as transformative learning. Further, they demonstrate specific attributes and abilities. This course details the characteristics and development of traders as they journey toward expertise.


Who is the target audience?
  • Although this course addresses traders and trading, it is designed for anyone interested in education, learning, and change.
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Curriculum For This Course
16 Lectures
01:07:10
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Introduction
1 Lecture 02:39
This lecture describes the purpose of the course and presents the course goal and objectives.
Preview 02:39
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Transformative Learning
4 Lectures 20:32
This segment delves into the meaning of transformative learning. It covers key related concepts such as problem solving and the development of assumptions.
Preview 05:16

This segment describes the kind of events that trigger transformative learning.
Preview 04:10

This lecture discusses the process of critical reflection.
Step 2
07:20

This segment describes the remaining steps of transformative learning.
Remaining Steps
03:46
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Trader Characteristics
1 Lecture 07:09
This lecture covers innate and learned elements of trading expertise.
Traits and Abilities
07:09
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Trader Development
2 Lectures 08:20
Skills acquisition is a sequential process, which is described here.
Dreyfus Model
05:36

This segment presents more information about the process of gaining expertise.
Development of Abilities
02:44
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From Novice to Expert
6 Lectures 22:25
This scenario describes a novice in personal responsibility.
Personal Responsibility: An Example
02:15

This segment addresses an approach to improving personal responsibility. It also presents a profile of expertise in this ability.
Personal Responsibility: An Example (continued)
04:12

This scenario describes a novice in risk management.
Risk Management: An Example
03:34

This lecture describes one way to improve risk management. It also provides a profile of expertise in this ability.
Risk Management: An Example (continued)
04:20

This scenario presents an example of a novice in opportunity seeking and maximizing.
Opportunity Seeking and Maximizing: An Example
03:38

This lecture describes one way to advance opportunity seeking and maximizing. It also provides a profile of expertise in this area.
Opportunity Seeking and Maximizing: An Example (continued)
04:26
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Closing Section
2 Lectures 06:05
This segment presents a summary of course content.
Summary
02:40

This final lecture discusses key course takeaways.
Conclusion
03:25
About the Instructor
Deirdre Lynch
4.3 Average rating
3 Reviews
70 Students
1 Course
Researcher and educator

Before studying traders and trading, Deirdre was a researcher in the social sciences, particularly education. Areas of research included assessment and teaching methods used in professional development. She has a doctoral degree in rehabilitation and has published in education journals and books.