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Learning How to Learn

Course Description

This interactive two-week 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: TBD
Registration deadline: TBD
Research Assignment due: TBD
Location: Online
Instructor: TBD
Course price: $225*
Research Assignment** price: $165*

Submit our Class Interest Form to be notified when registration is available!

* 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.

Features

  • 20-40 hours
    • Two-week 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

How to Register

All registration and payment for courses is done online.

If you have already taken a class (Weekend, Evening, Saturday, Weekday, or TOEFL Blast) with us before, you already have a university account. You MUST activate the account before registering for a new course. Please DO NOT create a new account. Please read the Online Registration Instruction including the Account Activation (PDF). Multiple accounts will make it difficult to verify classes you took for your credit hour requirement. If you get "Duplicate Course" message, please call (212) 346-1562 or email the English Language Institute.

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 eli@pace.edu. 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.

Policies

Please review all important policies related to our courses, including:

  • Attendance
  • I.D.
  • Course Completion
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Payment and Tuition Cancellation
  • Withdrawal

Au pairs, please review all important policies related to au pair courses.

Note that proof of COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption is required for all students at the New York City and Westchester campuses. This requirement is only to access the university’s physical campuses; online only students are not subject to this requirement.

View upload instructions and other important information, including how to request an extension or exemption.

Pre-Arrival Information

Please review essential pre-arrival information before starting your class, including:

  • Campus location
  • Parking

For more information, please contact the English Language Institute/ Special Programs division.

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