How to Learn (Almost) Anything OpenCourseWare: Free Graduate Level Digital Media Lab by MIT

Published Jan 31, 2009

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In this free OpenCourseWare version of 'How to Learn (Almost) Anything,' offered by MIT through its Media Arts and Science Department, students explore different learning situations and how technology can enhance hands-on, immersive activities.

How to Learn (Almost) Anything: Course Specifics

Degree Level Free Audio Video Downloads
Graduate Yes No No Yes

Lectures/Notes Study Materials Tests/Quizzes
No Yes No

How to Learn (Almost) Anything: Course Description

This free, graduate-level OpenCourseWare version of 'How to Learn (Almost) Anything' was taught by Professor Bakhtiar Mikhak and Professor Mitchel Resnick through a program offered by MIT's Media Arts and Sciences. This lecture and lab based course guides graduate students through various learning situations (learning from or teaching a friend, participating in a workshop or self-learning). Students gain a greater understanding of new learning approaches, new learning contexts, new ideas concerning what can actually be learned and new support tools for learning made possible by technological advancement. The course focuses specifically on learning through hands-on, immersive activities.

This free version of 'How to Learn (Almost) Anything' includes a reading list with web-links to available texts and a sample of the final projects. If you are interested in this course, visit the technologically enhanced learning course page.

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