When I retired from paid work in 2012, I thought I would be doing plenty of gardening, some handcrafts and reading. I also had visions of my house sparkling and tidy.
Five years on, most of the garden is again a wilderness and craft time is limited to crochet in front of the television in the evenings. As for that clean and tidy house, the less said, the better. Instead, I have spent many retirement hours completing 90 MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and setting up my own blog.Continue reading →
We don’t always need a reward for finishing tasks. Sometimes the self-satisfaction of completing a task can be its own reward. If you are having trouble with motivation, however, giving yourself rewards for making progress can help. Continue reading →
If you are thinking of doing further study, whether online or on-campus, “Learning How to Learn” is an excellent course to do beforehand. It will teach you plenty of techniques to make your learning journey easier. Continue reading →
The best time to learn the material needed for a test is well before the day, with a few follow-up revisions during the days immediately prior to the test. Being fresh and rested before a test is also helpful. Continue reading →
According to Class Central, MOOCs first became available in 2011. Their popularity has grown so rapidly that by the end of 2016, nearly 7000 free and low cost MOOCs were listed and more are appearing each month.