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Learning How to Learn

Course Description

This interactive workshop teaches you strategies and techniques to enhance learning for your personal, academic, and professional success.

Learn practical techniques that will help you perform progressive tasks of learning including memory, understanding, application, and analysis. Learn about the mental processes behind learning, what behaviors enable you to be a more efficient and effective learner, and how to apply these techniques to self-study, online and in-person learning, test-taking, and more.

We provide you with practical tools to empower thinking, discover personal potential, and learn most effectively.

During the course, you will:

  • evaluate learning tasks in order to apply the best practical techniques
  • explain and implement lifestyle practices for better memory and learning performance
  • apply techniques to self-study, online and in-person learning, and test taking situations
  • demonstrate the difference between active and passive learning tasks
  • improve lasting memory and durable learning

Take the Learning How to Learn course + 2 more eligible courses and earn the Psychology for the Global Workplace digital badge.

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Course Registration

Earn 20 hours for the class + 20 hours for the optional additional research assignment.

Date: April 29-30, 2023
Registration deadline: April 27, 2023
Research Assignment due: May 26, 2023
Location: New York City
Instructor: TBD
Course price: $225*
Research Assignment** price: $165*

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Register for Research Paper

* Prices subject to change

** You must register for the weekend intensive course in order to register for the optional research assignment. You cannot register for the research assignment only. The research assignment may be taken by anyone. It gives au pairs taking this course for education credits an additional 20 hours.

*** Although this is the final date for registration, the course may be cancelled the Thursday before the class begins based on enrollment. Please register as early as possible to avoid class cancellation.


  • 20-40 hours
    • Two-day weekend intensive course 20 hours (includes pre-assignment)
    • Optional Research Assignment available for additional 20 hours
  • Professional faculty
  • Academic advisement
  • Certificate available by request
  • No registration or test fee
  • Full use of University facilities


All registration and payment for courses is done online.


Classes may be available Online, in New York City, or in Westchester. Please review the campus information prior to registering.

Research Assignment

The number of hours stated on the certificate is based on the average number of hours needed to complete the requirements of the assignment. Research assignments are due by the published deadline in the above course information and also as communicated in pre-arrival information sent by our Admissions team. Students may request an extension of up to 3 days by writing the Admissions team before the research assignment due date in writing to Requests for extensions after the research assignment due date will not be honored. Research assignments received after the due date or approved extended due date will not be accepted and the research assignment hours will be forfeited.

Students who registered and attended a weekend intensive course may add-on one (1) 20-hour research assignment for specific course and topic they attended no later than the Friday after the course completed. Requests to add on a 20-hour research paper after the Friday deadline will not be approved.

Resources and Policies

Prospective and enrolled students should review essential policies and useful resources for students studying at Pace ELI. Au Pairs participating in our courses should also review important policies for Au Pairs for earning hours towards the J-1 Au Pair education requirement at Pace ELI.

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For more information, please contact the English Language Institute. You may also schedule a visit to campus or an online meeting.

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