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'Fire Up the Learner Within - The Art of Self-Directed Learning' - eBook

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Whether you are preparing for an exam, or learning for a new job mandate, or learning more about a hobby, or you simply want to pursue learning for the sheer joy of it, this ebook will help you …

Whether you are preparing for an exam, or learning for a new job mandate, or learning more about a hobby, or you simply want to pursue learning for the sheer joy of it, this ebook will help you improve your self-directed learning skills.

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  • 1. • Do you think you are intelligent? • Do you consider yourself a ‘learner for exams’ (driven by extrinsic motivations) or a ‘learner for life’ (learning for the joy of learning)? • Does the ongoing knowledge explosion make you wish you could learn more, faster; understand better and stay on top of your game – be it work related or pursuit of a new hobby? • Did your formal schooling make you a rote learner and now has Google made your memorization skills redundant?
  • 2. • The e-book ‘Fire Up the Learner Within – The Art of Self- Directed Learning’ will help you improve your ability and capacity to learn • Whether you are preparing for an exam, or learning for a new job mandate, or learning more about your hobby, or you simply want to pursue learning for the sheer joy of it, this book will help you improve your self- directed learning skills
  • 3. Knowledge has exploded…
  • 4. Rate of change is unprecedented…
  • 5. Rules of the game have changed
  • 6. To flourish in the 21st century you need to:
  • 7. You need to become an excellent self-directed learner!
  • 8. In ‘LEARNING-TO-LEARN’ section the book discusses how you can build your inner learning strength by cultivating dispositions like emotional resilience, grit, imagination, deep engagement and meta- learning
  • 9. In ‘KNOW’ section the book looks at how you can become better at acquiring knowledge in a particular subject-matter by fostering good study habits and learning informally, especially using online learning networks
  • 10. In ‘UNDERSTAND’ section the book discusses ways to acquire deep disciplinary knowledge and modes of thinking that help you look at the world through different lenses, which leads to deeper understanding
  • 11. Finally, in the last section ‘PERFORM’ the book focuses on assessment, how to achieve personal mastery and a state of ‘flow’, and also looks briefly at how to deal with success and failure
  • 12. • The book is well-researched with references to more than 30 related books and other resources • The book has more than 100 illustrations that make it more engaging and an easier read • The book is available on various formats and devices – PDF, Kindle, ePub (see following pages for details) • All this only for US $1.99!
  • 13. Amazon Kindle UK StoreAmazon Kindle UK StoreAmazon Kindle UK StoreAmazon Kindle UK Store https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B004BLK7BG Amazon KindleAmazon KindleAmazon KindleAmazon Kindle USUSUSUS Store:Store:Store:Store: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004BLK7BG
  • 14. • You don’t need Kindle device for reading Kindle e-books • You can download Free Kindle Reader from Amazon website • Kindle reader is available for PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Blackberry and Android Phones
  • 15. http://scr.bi/hWV2z6 Note: only US-based customers can buy from Scribd
  • 16. http://bit.ly/hZJlYRAvailable Globally -
  • 17. Coming Soon on… • Apple iBookStore • Paper back edition