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August 13, 2017

Learning to learn: a class on rewiring your brain

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BY JOHN SCHWARTZ, NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE
Barbara Oakley, a professor at Oakland University in Michigan, in her basement studio in Rochester, Michigan, where she and her husband created “Learning How to Learn,” the most popular course of all time on Coursera There are lessons to be learned from the engineering professor who “flunked” high school math and science — and created what is arguably the world’s most popular massively open online course, or MOOC.   “Learning How to Learn,” has been taken by more than 1.8 million students from 200 countries, the most ever on Coursera. The course provides practical advice on tackling daunting subjects and on beating procrastination, and the lessons engagingly blend neuroscience and common sense.

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