Learning to Learn Online

Get the most out of online learning

This course is an introduction to learning online, to getting the most out of online learning and managing learning online in the home environment. For those who are new to online learning, who may feel nervous learning on their own or are curious about how to get the most benefit.

Take control of your learning experience so that no matter whether you are learning in the classroom or online you have the inside track on how adults learn best. A certificate of completion is issued upon completion of the course.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1: Introduction

    • How to use the course platform

    • Introduction to Learning to Learn Online

    • Pre Self Assessment

  • 2

    Module 2: Can I really learn on my phone or my computer?

    • Part 1: Can I really learn online?

    • Roger Federer- Give Your Best - Goalcast

    • Part 2: Can I really learn online?

    • Quiz: Can I really learn on my phone or my computer?

    • Video: Everyone is Smart in Different Ways

    • Resource: Everyone is Smart in Different Ways

    • Module 2 Survey

  • 3

    Module 3: Sometimes online learning is better than in a classroom.

    • The Good and Bad of Learning in a Classroom

    • Online learning can be better

    • Be prepared for the challenges

    • Quiz: Sometimes online learning is better

    • Module 3 Survey

  • 4

    Module 4: Computers can Stress me Out

    • Is all stress bad?

    • Dealing with Bad Stress

    • Video: Resources you can download

    • Resource: Stress Diagram

    • Resource: 50 ways to take a break

    • Module 4 Survey

  • 5

    Module 5: How can I remember what I've learned?

    • What we remember

    • Memory Tips

    • How we remember what we have learned

    • Quiz: How can I remember what I have learned?

    • Module 5 Survey

  • 6

    Module 6: What if I'm not the best reader?

    • What if I'm not the best reader?

    • Four different ways to read

    • Skimming and scanning are the secret to understanding

    • A few tips to improve reading

    • Quiz: I don't think I'm the best reader

    • Resource: Reading styles

    • Module 6 Survey

  • 7

    Module 7: I not sure if I'm the best learner.

    • Video 1: I am not sure if I am the best learner

    • Video 2: How did you remember?

    • Quiz: I am not the best learner

    • Resource: Information on Auditory Learners

    • Resource: Information on Kinestetic Learners

    • Resource: Information on Visual Learners

    • What is your learning style?

    • Module 7 Survey

  • 8

    Module 8: How can I find the time?

    • Part 1: How can I find the time?

    • Prioritizing my Time

    • Part 2: How can I find the time?

    • Part 3: How can I find the time?

    • Resource: What are my priorities?

    • A few final tips

    • Module 8 Survey

  • 9

    Module 9: I do not like tests

    • I do not like tests

    • Taking tests gone wrong

    • Testing - a look behind the curtain

    • Quiz: What do you know about tests?

    • Module 9 Survey

  • 10

    Module 10: What does “self-care” have to do with learning online?

    • What does self care have to do with it?

    • Resource: Self care

    • Module 10 Survey

  • 11

    Module 11: Summary

    • Summary: Learning to Learn Online

    • Post Self Assessment

  • 12

    Module 12: Bonus content - Level 2

    • The experts that will inspire our deeper thoughts on online learning

    • Resource: Your beliefs on learning as an adult

    • Adult Learning Principles and Online Learning

    • Summary of Difference Between how Adults and Children Learn

    • Reading: Organizational learning disabilities

    • Thoughts on Peter Senge's work as it applies to us

    • Instructions for self assessment

    • Resource: Kolb's learning style self assessment

    • Kolb's learning style self assessment - what do my results mean?

    • Reference: Kolb's learning styles and experiential learning cycle

    • Quiz: Learning Theory – Knowles, Senge and Kolb

    • Module 12 Survey

Your Instructor

Julie Bell

Julie is an experienced teacher, trainer, writer, and workshop facilitator. Since 1995, she has facilitated workshops with a focus on success in the workplace. She has several teacher certifications, including “Essential Skills Practitioner” and “International Competence Trainer”. Over the years, Julie has shared her expertise through Essential Skills workshops, online learning, leadership training, work life balance training, English for newcomers in the workplace, diversity workshops, authoring and editing of resources and curriculum, teacher training, and teacher mentorship. She is thrilled to facilitate this online workshop and learn with you today.
Julie Bell

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