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Online Course

Leaders of Learning

Harvard University via edX

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  • Provider edX
  • Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Self Paced
  • Language English
  • Certificate $99 Certificate Available
  • Effort 2-4 hours a week
  • Duration 10 weeks long
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Overview

All of us carry explicit or implicit theories of learning. They manifest themselves in the ways we learn, the ways we teach, and the ways we think about leadership and learning.

In Leaders of Learning, you will identify and develop your personal theory of learning, and explore how it fits into the shifting landscape of learning. This isn’t just about schools, it’s about the broader and bigger world of learning.

The education sector is undergoing great transformation, and in the coming decades will continue to change. How we learn, what we learn, where we learn, and why we learn; all these questions will be reexamined. In Leaders of Learning we will explore learning, leadership, organizational structure, and physical design.

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Anonymous
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Review of GSE2x: Leaders of Learning, offered by Dr. Richard Elmore at Harvard-x, and MOOC Edx. Before this class I used to think more highly of online Learning, but now I have achieved a balance in my Theory of Learning. Leaders of Learning (L.O.L. – also ‘Lots of Laughs’) explores learning methods,...
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Charlie S
by Charlie completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
This course was an eye-opener to the way my brain thinks, learns and ultimately the way I express myself and why. It's liberating to finally understand how I personally absorb and retain information and that every person does it differently. Find out what your method is and you have a better chance of...
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Kim M
by Kim completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
This is an excellent course! Very insightful and helped me to verbalize the details of my teaching philosophy. I took the course, because I am starting an alternative school in the next year or two. It really helped me visualize the type of school I'd like to build.
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Alena S
Alena completed this course, spending 4 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Even though I spent 6 years on university by studying Pedagogy and Adult Education I found in this course some new information. I really appreciate how complex this course was and that it was focused to different topics but in same learning quadrants.

If you are interested about learning, teaching or leading, join this course - team from HardvardX done really good job!
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Radcliffe M
by Radcliffe completed this course, spending 10 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
Leaders for Learning is a great course for each and every individual to pursue. It does not only centre around learning in schools but on a broader spectrum takes into consideration learning right across the globe. Leaders for learning will further assist each and every individual the leverage to cover great and exciting topics for upward development in the future. It ehances learning that we can impart to the wider world. Great course.
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Carl R
Carl completed this course.
Very good approach with several perspectives and concepts - somewhat too rigid for my taste.

Nevertheless very useful for participants interested in learning and organization thereof as well as organizing learning organizations.
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I am michael luis carmona ballesteros , I'm 25 years old , I consider myself a person with expecific goals to cumplit and I'd like to do this course to add knowledge and experience to my formation professionality and personal .
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Prashant S
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This is an excellent course! Very insightful and helped me to verbalize the details of my teaching philosophy. Leaders for Learning is a great course for each and every individual to pursue. If you are interested in learning, teaching or leading, join this course - the team from HardvardX done a really good job!
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Learning is very interesting for me and I think that it is never ending.

Learning is essential for society and It is very important for country to develop.

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