Full course description

Course Date:

Jan 8 - Mar 12, 2018

Duration:

9 weeks

Commitment:

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?

Then this course is for you. Success - Unleash yourself is a nine week hands-on course turning your life in the direction of success. You will learn the basics of success and you will apply them to your own situation.

Experienced teachers will guide you on your journey to find and fulfill your dreams. In this adventure, you are not alone as the course features learning groups with members helping each other finding their purpose in life.

Objectives

The course is designed to introduce you to the four main focus areas mindset, starting point, goals, and tasks - individually and as part of a team. You will explore these four areas related 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 learning good habits that lead to success.


Target Audience: 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.

Halvard Øysæd

Halvard Øysæd

Instructor

Halvard Øysæd is a computer scientist with experience in designing online course materials, digital exams and interactive e-books. Read More.

After learning about study techniques and study strategies in his early studies he has invested many hours into developing courses and lectures for students in study techniques and study strategies at University of Agder.