Accelerated Learning for the 21st Century

Colin Penfield Rose, Malcolm J. Nicholl

We dwell in an period when the unprecedented pace of change means: The one certainty is uncertainty; you may’t predict what expertise will probably be helpful in ten years time; in most professions information is doubling each two or three years; and no job is forever–so being employable means being versatile and retraining repeatedly.

Accelerated Studying into the 21st Centuryaccommodates a easy however confirmed plan that delivers the one key talent that each working particular person, each mother or father and scholar should grasp, and each trainer ought to train: it is studying tips on how to study. The idea of eight a number of intelligences (linguistic, logical-mathematical, visual-spatial, kinesthetic, musical, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and naturalist) developed by Howard Gardner at Harvard College gives a basis for the six-step MASTER-Thoughts system to facilitate studying (an acronym for Thoughts, Purchase, Search, Set off, Exhibit, and Overview), and is enhanced by the newest findings on the worth of emotion and reminiscence on the method of studying.

Mixed with motivational tales of success making use of these ideas, and placing forth a transparent imaginative and prescient of how america can dramatically enhance the training system to stay aggressive within the subsequent century,Accelerated Studying into the 21st Centuryis a dynamic device for self-improvement by people as numerous as schoolchildren and company executives.