Barbara Oakley, PhD
Barbara Oakley, PhD

Barbara Oakley is a professor of engineering at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, and Ramón y Cajal Distinguished Scholar of Global Digital Learning at McMaster University. Her research involves bioengineering with an emphasis on neuroscience and cognitive psychology. Dr. Oakley teaches two massive open online courses (MOOCs), "Learning How to Learn" (the world’s most popular course) and “Mindshift” (based on this book), alongside legendary neuroscientist Terrence Sejnowski. Dr. Oakley has received many awards for her teaching, including the American Society of Engineering Education's Chester F. Carlson Award for technical innovation in education and the National Science Foundation New Century Scholar Award.

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Author: Barbara Oakley, PhD | Narrator: Grover Gardner
Release Date: October 26, 2021
The companion book to COURSERA®'s wildly popular massive open online course "Learning How to Learn"Whether you are a student struggling to fulfill a math or science requirement, or you are embarking on a career change that requires a new skill s...
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ISBN: 9780593163986
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Author: Barbara Oakley, PhD, Terrence J. Sejnowski and Beth Rogowsky EdD | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: June 15, 2021
A groundbreaking guide to improve teaching based on the latest research in neuroscience, from the bestselling author of A Mind for Numbers.Neuroscientists and cognitive scientists have made enormous strides in understanding the brain and how we ...
Author: Barbara Oakley, PhD | Narrator: Barbara Oakley, PhD
Release Date: April 18, 2017
Mindshift reveals how we can overcome stereotypes and preconceived ideas about what is possible for us to learn and become.   At a time when we are constantly being asked to retrain and reinvent ourselves to adapt to new technologies and changin...