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Learning how to learn | Barbara Oakley The secrets of people who love their 1 day ago   17:51

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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Engineering professor Barbara Oakley is co-teaching one of the world's largest online classes, "Learning How to Learn", https://www.coursera.org/course/learning.
She know firsthand how it feels to struggle with math. Dr. Oakley flunked her way through high school math and science courses, before enlisting in the U.S. Army immediately after graduation. When she saw how her lack of mathematical and technical savvy severely limited her options—both to rise in the military and to explore other careers—she returned to school with a new found determination to re-tool her brain to master the very subjects that had given her so much trouble throughout her entire life.

Barbara Oakley, PhD, PE is a professor of engineering at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. Her research focuses on the complex relationship between neuroscience and social behavior, and has been described as “revolutionary” by the Wall Street Journal. Oakley’s books have been praised by many leading researchers and writers, including Harvard’s Steven Pinker and E. O. Wilson, and National Book Award winner Joyce Carol Oates. Her book A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel in Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra), will be published by Tarcher-Penguin on July 31, 2014.

Prior to her academic career, Oakley rose from private to captain in the U.S. Army, during which time she was recognized as a Distinguished Military Scholar. She met her husband, Philip, when she was working at the South Pole Station in Antarctica. Her experiences with well-intentioned altruism were shaped by her work as a Russian translator on Soviet trawlers on the Bering Sea during the early 1980s. Oakley was designated as an NSF New Century Scholar—she is also a recipient of the Oakland University Teaching Excellence Award (2013) and the National Science Foundation’s Frontiers in Engineering New Faculty Fellow Award. Oakley is an elected Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.

About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)

Comments 488 Comments

Elif 123
Türkçe altyazı eklediğiniz için teşekkürler.
Swavna Heisenberg
She addressed all my problems in one shot.
Moon Light
Lol procrastinators like me will procrastinate on using the pomodoro technique. We da pros. Hahaha....haha..ha........... I should do something :| BUT I CAN'T.
Jonathan Vernon
I did the MOOC on Coursera. I met Barb at a Coursera Partners Conference. I have read the books. I follow her work and am a Mentor on the Coursera MOOC. None of this makes me a good learner. I quickly fall back into all the old traps so revisiting her work, when and where she speaks at different events, or reworks her thinking for younger students all helps.
Danny Riley
Barbara Oakley is incredible
Desmond Little
Can this technique be use to learn to read
Данил Агаповичев
Thanks for this video,this video really helped me to change my mind
Be Happy
really anyone need this video!thank you very much.
Michin Sin
I'm a determinist, so it makes sense that I ended up here. But I gotta say, I had quite the smile the whole talk long, because I felt like she's describing me.
As if what she said was exactly pointed out for me.
YGNCode
Amazing, I finish the course on Coursera. And I still re-watch this talk sometime. Thank you, thank you, thank you
Rahul Sharma
2x mode works pretty good
Lucy Stanton
Thank you 🙏🏽
sena karalar
çeviri için çook teşekkürler ❤️
György Gáspár
I don't think that the study have to be so difficult. For me to study means: listen to something with curiosity in order to be able to use it for something. After it is done we must practice, practice, practice... and that's it.
Maybe I'm too simple and should learn how to be more difficult... that was a good occasion to do so Now I'm feeling more "complex" :D
bunnyz13
Why is she speaking from inside a bag of Jiffy Pop?
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😍😍😍
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Ric Sanches
Important info from 15:27
Achol Mawien
Great Video!
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The secrets of people who love their Learning how to learn | Barbara Oakley 1 day ago   22:59

Happiness depends on the goodness of our jobs, and those good jobs are made not found.

Shane J. Lopez, Ph.D., is the world’s leading researcher on hope. His mission is to help people of all ages exercise some control over what their future can become and to teach them how to aim for the future they want in school, work and life. He is also one of the most vocal advocates of psychological reform of America’s education system. He helps schools function less like impersonal factories and more like dynamic human development centers that help students achieve the meaningful futures they say they really want – including a good job and a happy family.

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