Learning How to Learn, IE University’s new online course on Coursera, provides practical techniques for effective learning
IE University has designed an online course on Coursera based on “Learning How to Learn”, created by Professor Barbara Oakley and Terrence Sejnowsk.
Research shows that learning new skills later in life can help prevent memory loss and extend our lifespan To this end, IE University’s new online course, ‘Learning How to Learn’, provides practical techniques for effective learning in mathematics, technology and languages. It also addresses important issues such as procrastination and how to optimize students’ potential through a strong neuroscientific foundation.
Experts from IE University and Prof. Barbara Oakley have designed new teaching materials to understand how the brain learns. IE University is working with this Professor of Engineering at Oakland University and author of the online course ‘Learning How to Learn’, which has nearly 3 million students worldwide, on the online training platform Coursera.
25 Feb 2020Conferences, Lectures & Seminars
IE University launches the IE Center for C-Centricity
The IE Center for C-Centricity generates knowledge, as well as promoting and circulating examples of sustainable business growth.
17 Feb 2020Business
IE University presents The ‘IE Govtech 2020 List’ Showcasing the 100 most promising govtechs in Latin America
The IE Govtech 2020 List reveals that cities are key players in the solutions proposed by startups.
14 Feb 2020Global & Public Affairs
Lack of trust in public institutions leads to higher use of cryptocurrencies
Citizens who are dissatisfied with governmental response to the financial crisis are more likely to use digital currencies.
30 Jan 2020Global & Public Affairs
IE University lights up with a series of TBA21–Academy videos on the challenges of climate change
The artwork by artist Will Benedict have been projected onto the façade of an IE University building.
13 Dec 2019Arts & Humanities
Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza defends the role of art as an agent of change for sustainability at IE University
The prestigious collector takes part in a panel on art as a catalyst for social change.
Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza, the internationally renowned art collector, curator and film producer, took part in a debate on Tuesday at IE University on ‘Art as an agent of change for sustainability’, together with artist John Gerrard and Markus Reymann, director of TBA21 Academy and The Ocean Project. This panel is part of ‘Education for Sustainability’, an IE University project that reflects the academic institution’s commitment to education as the driving force for change in the economy, society and the biosphere within the framework of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
Diego del Alcázar Silvela, President of IE University, opened the event, after which Catalina Tejero, Associate Director of IE Arts & Humanities Division, introduced the panel, where Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza shared her vision of the role of art in driving social change.
04 Dec 2019Arts & Humanities
IE University promotes ‘Education for Sustainability’ to enhance the role of education in driving sustainability
'Education for Sustainability' will be IE University Chairman, Deans and international figures.
02 Dec 2019Conferences, Lectures & Seminars, Events, On Campus
IE University startups attract €70 million in funding
Mamu, a startup formed by graduates of IE Business School's International MBA, was the winner of the event in the Spanish capital.
02 Dec 2019Entrepreneurship, Events, Scholarships, Awards & Contests
IE University & China Federation of Industrial Economics signed a MoU to promote exchange and cooperation between China and the West in various fields
The Memorandum of Understanding signed by both parties is to align and enhance the mission of the Belt & Road Initiative.
02 Dec 2019Business
IE University celebrates 2020 Countdown Concert in the Auditorium of the Reina Sofia Museum
The event featured the performance by Judith Jáuregui and Samantha Vallejo Nagera´s catering.
25 Nov 2019Events
Brazilian start up Blox wins the first EdTech Venture Day in São Paulo organized by IE University, Google and FGV-EAESP
The event was atended by various experts including Daniel Cleffi, director of Google for Education Latam.
12 Nov 2019Entrepreneurship
IE University, FGV-EAESP and Google organize the first EdTech Venture Day in São Paulo
The event took place on November 6 and will be attended by more than 20 experts.
Rapidly evolving technology is affecting a slew of industries, while at the same time, impacting on education: mobile and immersive learning, the internet of things, blockchain and machine learning are already reshaping how we teaching and how we learn.
When combined with new methodologies and new types of interaction, these new technologies will create powerful opportunities for educational institutions of all kinds.
11 Nov 2019Entrepreneurship