Summary of Mindshift
From MINDSHIFT by Barbara Oakley. Summarized by arrangement with TarcherPerigee, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC.
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Personal and professional transformation is not only possible at any time of life, it’s easier than ever before thanks to new technologies. Engineering professor Barbara Oakley leverages stories from lifelong learners worldwide, insights from neuroscience and her own experience teaching online to show the benefits of adopting a learning lifestyle. By showcasing how people in various circumstances expanded their passions and made use of tools, such as Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), Oakley offers practical guidance for tapping your potential. Her manual will be of particular interest to those who’d like to discover new talents and opportunities.
About the Author
Barbara Oakley, PhD, is a professor of engineering at Oakland University and Ramón y Cajal Distinguished Scholar of Global Digital Learning at McMaster University. She teaches two popular MOOCs: ”Learning How to Learn” and “Mindshift.”