LHTL: Learning How to Learn?

LHTL: Learning how to learn?

Flow of the 4 week program:A total of 100 Whatsapp posts

Week 1: Day 1: The criticality of learning how to learn?
Topic 1.1.1: What you know today is less important than what you can learn tomorrow: learning power
Topic 1.1.2: What is worth learning?
Topic 1.1.3: Why shallow learning is inadequate and only deep learning matters?
Topic 1.1.4: Getting ‘hooked’ to learning ?
Topic 1.1.5: The day you stop learning is the day you stop growing: choose learning over entertainment

Week 1: Day 2: How humans learn?
Topic 1.2.1: Pedagogy : How children learn?
Topic 1.2.2: Andragogy: the way adults lie to learn
Topic 1.2.3: Heutagogy : Managing self-directed learners
Topic 1.2.4: The important lifelong learning elements learnt in Kindergarten
Topic 1.2.5: Becoming a self-directed Learner

Week 1: Day 3: Meta-cognition
Topic 1.3.1: Why some people fail to learn? Can everyone learn
Topic 1.3.2: What is your learning disposition?
Topic 1.3.3: Overcoming Procrastination
Topic 1.3.4: Getting motivated/ hooked?
Topic 1.3.5: Pursuing mastery learning


Week1: Day 4: Drawing up a learning strategy
Topic 1.4.1: Learning is not a spectator sport
Topic 1.4.2:focussed and diffused learning
Topic 1.4.3:deliberate practice
Topic 1.4.4:Chunking
Topic 1.4.5: Illusions of learning

Week1: Day 5: When there is no teacher
Topic 1.5.1: Feynman technique for learning anything
Topic 1.5.2: Josh Kaufmann method to learn anything in 20 hours
Topic 1.5.3: Social learning
Topic 1.5.4: Using resources on the Internet
Topic 1.5.5: Using YouTube for learning

Week 2: Day1: The importance of becoming a lifelong learner
Topic 2.1.1: Why lifelong learning is so important now?
Topic 2.1.2: Well known and successful lifelong learners
Topic 2.1.3: Lifelong learning for career success
Topic 2.1.4:
Topic 2.1.5:

Week 2: Day2: Attributes of a lifelong learner
Topic 2.2.1: Knowng what to learn?
Topic 2.2.2:Expansion of the definition of learning
Topic 2.2.3: The characteristics of a lifelong learner
Topic 2.2.4: The journey to lifelong learning
Topic 2.2.5:

Week 2: Day3: Steps to become a lifelong learner
Topic 2.3.1: Become a more curious person. Ask questions
Topic 2.3.2: The do’s for lifelong learning
Topic 2.3.3: The don’ts for lifelong learning
Topic 2.3.4: Overcoming the barriers to your lifelong learning journey
Topic 2.3.5: Improving your lifelong learning abilities ( skills)

Week 2: Day4: Enhancing Your Understanding
Topic 2.4.1: Improved Reading Skills
Topic 2.4.2: Creating mind maps
Topic 2.4.3: Threshold concepts
Topic 2.4.4:
Topic 2.4.5: Infographics : learning from them and creating them

Week 2: Day5: Learning from Literature ?
Topic 2.5.1: Poems
Topic 2.5.2:Stories
Topic 2.5.3:Essays
Topic 2.5.4:Biographies
Topic 2.5.5:Blogs


Week 3: Day1: Developing Creative Intelligence
Topic 3.1.1: Creativity in an age of ubiquitous intelligent automation
Topic 3.1.2: Can Creativity be developed ?
Topic 3.1.3: Measures of Creativity
Topic 3.1.4:
Topic 3.1.5:

Week 3: Day2: Reasoning
Topic 4.2.1: Types of Reasoning
Topic 4.2.2: What is Inductive Reasoning ?
Topic 4.2.3: Examples of Inductive Reasoning
Topic 4.2.4: What is Deductive Reasoning ?
Topic 4.2.5: Examples of Deductive Reasoning


Week 3: Day3: Avoiding stupidity
Topic 4.3.1: What is stupidity? Definitions, Descriptors and its basic laws
Topic 4.3.2: Why take interest in Stupidity? Reflecting on one’s own stupidity
Topic 4.3.3: Common Causes leading to Stupidity
Topic 4.3.4:Functional Stupidity
Topic 4.3.5:Stupidity in Everyday life: Laws, Regulations, Conventions

Week 3: Day4: Fallacies
Topic 3.4.1: What are Fallacies ?
Topic 3.4.2: Ergo hoc propter hoc
Topic 3.4.3: Ad hominem
Topic 3.44: Other Fallacies
Topic 3.4.5: Protecting oneself against deception and frauds

Week 3: Day5: Paradoxes
Topic 3.5.1: What is a Paradox?
Topic 3.5.2: Differences between Fallacies and Paradoxes
Topic 3.5.3: Russell’s Paradox
Topic 3.5.4: Other famous Paradoxes
Topic 3.5.5: Other famous Paradoxes

Week 4: Day1: Learning Skills
Topic 4.1.1: Improving memory
Topic 4.1.2: Body clock: what time to study?
Topic 4.1.3: Where and how to Study ?
Topic 4.1.4: Goal Setting : SMART Goals
Topic 4.1.5: Effectively Using ‘ to learn’ lists

Week 4: Day2: Coping with examinations
Topic 4.2.1: Examination Anxiety
Topic 4.2.2: Relationship between anxiety and performance
Topic 4.2.3: Why do children develop Examination anxiety ?
Topic 4.2.4: Guidance/tips for predation before exams
Topic 4.2.5: Suggestions for Strategies during the Examination

Week 4: Day3: A sound mind in a sound body
Topic 4.3.1: The significance of diet
Topic 4.3.2: Brain facts
Topic 4.3.3: The importance of exercise
Topic 4.3.4: Adequate sleep and rest
Topic 4.3.5: Mindfulness

Week 4: Day4: How to ‘unlearn’ limiting mindsets
Topic 4.4.1: Your most powerful limits were learned in childhood
Topic 4.4.2: Toxic mindsets that lead to mediocrity
Topic 4.4.3: Forget mediocrity; pursue excellence
Topic 4.44: Stop underestimating your potential
Topic 4.4.5: Don’t seek Security ; seek growth

Week 4: Day5: Learning with Apps and MOOCs
Topic 4.5.1: Learning with Apps
Topic 4.5.2: Learning with MOOCs
Topic 4.5.3: Learning to Learn English
Topic 4.5.4: Learning to Learn Maths
Topic 4.5.5: Learning to Learn Computing