Initially known as the “four stages for learning any new skill,” the 4 States of competence was a learning model originally introduced by Noel Burch, an employee of Gordon Training International. First drafted in the 1970s, this “conscious competence” learning model is described … [Read more...] about The Four States of Competence Explained
Despite the fact that our academic career is all about learning, schools often do a miserable job of actually teaching students how to learn. The ease and efficiency of studying plays a major role in grades and in the amount of work a student can perform. The main difference … [Read more...] about Guide to Being a Productive Learner
A recent study published in the Journal of Writing Research compared writing by hand against using a keyboard. They found that people who wrote by hand had better memory recall than those who used a standard keyboard or a virtual keyboard (like one on tablet). They are better … [Read more...] about Does Handwriting Have Advantages Over Using a Keyboard?
The traditional method for learning a foreign language is inefficient. Language hacker Tim Ferriss gives a better way. You can learn any language by remember these following 6 sentences (in the language you are trying to learn) that Tim Ferriss outlined: … [Read more...] about Remember These 6 Sentences To Learn Any Foreign Language Fast
I used to highlight and write the heck out of my books when reading nonfiction. In addition, I would also take notes using a spiral notebook. But this becomes problematic when I need to come back to the book weeks or months later for reference. I would have to browse through … [Read more...] about How to Take Notes While Reading Nonfiction