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Success - Strategies for Goal Achievement (K-12/HE) is a Course

Success - Strategies for Goal Achievement (K-12/HE)

Jan 11 - Mar 28, 2021

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Full course description

Course Date:

Jan 11 - Mar 28, 2021

Duration:

9 weeks

Commitment:

5-7 hrs/week

Requirement:

None

Course Type:

Instructor-led

Credential:

Certificate (free)

Description

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to attract success while others work very hard, but do not achieve what they want? Are you interested in changing your own life and being more successful? Are you a student wanting to have better results? Are you a teacher interested in making your students more responsible for their learning?

Then this free course is for you. Success - Strategies for Goal Achievement is a nine week hands-on course turning your life in the direction of success. You will learn strategies and methods that lead to success and you will apply them to your own situation.

Experienced teachers will guide you on your journey to find and fulfil your dreams using the four main focus areas: mindset, starting point, goals, and tasks. In this adventure, you are not alone as the course features success groups with members helping each other finding their purpose in life.

You will apply your knowledge to your own situation and at the end of the course, you will already be more successful than at the beginning. The course is based on theoretical knowledge, but the main part is about practical techniques to change your life.

Objectives

On successful completion of this course, you will

  • Understand the main success principles of mindset, habits, goals, and plans and use them correctly in discussions.
  • Be able to explain and discuss principles and strategies for success.
  • Be able to apply success principles and strategies to your own life and change it towards success.
  • Have achieved a concrete success of your choice within the course duration.

Target Audience: Teachers and educators, life-long learners and those interested in self-development.


Course is offered by University of Agder.

Course Instructors

Andreas Prinz

Andreas Prinz

Professor

Andreas Prinz is a computer scientist and university teacher with strong interest in technology supported teaching. Read More.

His focus is on soft skills and their connection to the hard skills that are normally taught in computer science studies. His current focus is on support for behavioral change using technology and group work. The success course is an experiment in this scope.

Renée Patrizia Schulz

Renée Patrizia Schulz

Instructor

Renée Schulz is a user interface designer with strong interest in human-centered design. Read More.

She focuses on good user experiences for teachers and for students. She is specifically working with the use of tasks in a teaching setting.

Michael Schmidt

Michael Schmidt

Instructor

Michael Schmidt is a Senior Learner Developer at Birmingham City University. Read More.

He has more than 20 years’ experience supporting individuals and teams to achieve their personal best within academic as well as in corporate settings. His current interest lies in how to use Technology supported teaching and learning strategies to make personal and professional development more accessible, user friendly and effective.

Ghislain Maurice Norbert Isabwe

Ghislain Maurice Norbert Isabwe

Associate Professor

Isabwe is an Associate Professor of Multimedia & eLearning at University of Agder, Department of Information and Communication Technology. Read More.

He contributes to the development of formal and non-formal digital learning solutions addressing global digital inclusion and lifelong learning. His work involves teaching and research in the field of Human Computer Interaction and Technology Enhanced Learning; focusing on usability and quality user experience for the web, mobile, wearables, virtual and augmented reality technology.

Themis Dimitra Xanthopoulou

Themis Dimitra Xanthopoulou

Instructor

Themis Xanthopoulou is an interdisciplinary researcher with experience in socio-ecological modelling and environmental engineering. Read More.

She is very passionate about philosophy, ethics and self-improvement. She believes in experimenting with different perspectives to improve our daily experience.

 

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