8 Online Courses To Learn New Skills



In this century, the ability to learn new skills is part of the puzzle to stay employed. Discover eight online classes to learn skills faster.

2 Online Courses in Skill-Based Learning

The Theory of Skill Learning. Most theory is too abstract, complex or just plain doesn’t work as a way of building skills. Discover key cognitive and behavioral learning theories and what can (and cannot) be practiced. These courses are also offered as a Concentration.

1. Skill-Based Theory


What Works and What Doesn’t

Everything needs a strong foundation. One must first know before you can do.

Skill Development Course Modules

1. The 3 Most Important Behavioral Learning Theories in Psychology.

2: The Major Cognitive Learning Models

3: How To Screen For Valid Skill-Based Theory that you can turn into a skill.

4: The Must Know Phases of The Legacee Skill Model

A Practice Class Leading To Mastery. Most people waste both time and effort in unskilled practice. Discover how to incorporate mental practice into physical rehearsal. Doing so makes accelerates the effect of real world practice.

2.  Mastery Skill Practice

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Only perfect practice makes perfect skills.

Only perfect practice makes perfect skills.

Online Course Modules

1. Uncover the Secrets of Effective Physical and Mental Practice

2. Shape Your Practice: Classic Techniques to Use For Insightful Reflection and Valuable Feedback

3. Accelerating Your Practice — Fire-up Motivation: Techniques and theories You Need to Know

4: Skill Building Practice: Applying What You Know

5 Online Courses in the Mastery Practices

Learning the Mastery Practices reduce time and effort it takes to go from novice to mastery — for these mental practices help perfect the physical.

What Are the Mastery Practices?

It has long been known that mental practice will enhance the ability to perform physically (Schmidt and Lee, N.D).  Mental rehearsal has long be a used in sports psychology. This is the case for motor skills and is likely to be true with pure mental skills such as listening.

Each of them are useful in the applications beside skill learning. In combination, they offer a valuable set of options to enhance skills in general.

These courses are also offered as a Concentration.

3. The Art of Reflection, How to Learn From Practice and Experience

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Click to find out more on this Short Course, “How To Use The Art of Reflection,”
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Learning reflection is easy from the theory side. But it requires self-discipline to build the habit.

Key Take Aways

  • How It Can be Used:
  • The Importance of Reflection
  • How To Apply Four Different Types of Reflection
  • Practice by Doing


4. Practical Meditation: Learning It, Using it, Perfecting ItMastery_Meditation_Girl_Out_of_Cage
Meditation has many, many benefits besides making the other mastery practices work better. 

Online Class Learning Modules

1. Meditations Impact and Benefits on Both the Mind and Body.

2. Five pitfalls to Avoid: Prevent reduced effectiveness.

3. Seven Practical Techniques to Quickly Access Meditation Sate.

4. Practice and Reflection: Mastering the Kuan Yin Technique

5. Powerful Thought: Enhancing Performance With Self-TalkMastery_Practices_Scribbling_Thoughts_into_the_Wind

How we think typically determines who successful we are.

Skill Development Course Modules

1. Course Overview: The Benefits of Improving Your Performance With Self-Talk

2. Better Beliefs: Identifying Empowering and Limiting Views

3: Cognitive Restructuring: Reducing The Impact of Negative Thinking

4: Skill Building Practice and Reflection


6. Sharpening The Minds Eye: How To Construct Potent ImageryMastery_Practice_Imagery

Visualization is a key tool — one essential for learning most skills. After all, if you can see, you can do it.

Online Course Skill Development Modules

1: Vision to Dreams: Types of Imagery Used by the Mind

2: How To Construct Powerful Goal Imagery

3: How to Practice: The Secrets of Using Process Imagery

4: Skill Building Practice and Reflection


7. The Psychology of Mindfulness

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Online Course Learning Modules

Life on Automatic: The Perils of Mindlessness

Get an Edge: The Benefits of Mindfulness

Be Aware: Overcoming the Limitations of Attention

Mindfulness Practices

The Online Capstone Skill Development Course

8. Applying Mastery Practices to An Application Skill

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Online Class Learning Modules:

1. Define Your Theory Set & Practice Plan. Choice of good theory is a really important step. Bad theory, like poor practice, results in skills not learned.

 2. Skilled Practice. This is really a process you use that improves each time it’s run.

3. Lessons Learned. At the end of practice, one needs to step back and take an entire look at the what occurred.

4. Define Your Future Skills. Personal improvement never stops. Should never stop. It needs to be a habit. Plan your next moves.

Key Outcomes

As a result of the program you will:

• Become an expert in the three major phases of the Skill Building Model.

• Practice using, rehearsing and applying four Mastery Practices.

• Discover the classic, and timeless skill-based learning theories used in coaching and social psychology.

• Get good at differentiating between theory you can apply and theory you can’t.

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