Accelerated Learning for the 21st Century: The Six-step Plan to Unlock Your Master-mind

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Delacorte Press, 1997 - Education - 403 pages
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From the authors of the now-classic "Accelerated Learning" comesa brilliant culmination of their groundbreaking ideas. "AcceleratedLearning for the 21st Century" unveils a revolutionary new six-stepprogram that shows you how to develop the core success skills of thetwenty-first century--learning faster, remembering more, thinkingcreatively--skills that can be put to immediate use by individuals as diverseas school children and corporate executives.

Because of today's unprecedented speed of change, it is becoming increasinglydifficult to predict what skills will be useful in ten years--in mostprofessions, knowledge is doubling every few years--and no job is forever. As aresult, being employable means being flexible and retraining regularly. "Accelerated Learning for the 21st Century" offers a simple, proven-effective plan that delivers the one key skill every working person, parent, and student must master and every teacher must teach: "Learning howto learn and how to think creatively." This extraordinary work shows us howwe can learn better--by using the revolutionary MASTER-Mind system.

"Accelerated Learning for the 21st Century" incorporates a decadeof remarkable research findings by eminent neuroscientists and educationalpsychologists--such as the theory of eight multiple intelligences and the valueof emotion for memory--as well as examples from the successful experiencesworldwide of accelerated learners of all ages. And it puts forth a clear visionof how the United States can dramatically improve the educational system toremain competitive in the next century.

Colin Rose is founder and chairman of Accelerated Learning Systems, andconsults with many universities andcorporations such as Motorola, Xerox, andIBM. He lectures frequently at conferences and symposiums across the globe. Inthe United Kingdom he is working at a government level to set up a nationalnetwork of centers for parent education and is a member of the steeringcommittee of the Learning Society, a collaborative undertaking of the Britishgovernment, the Royal Society for the Arts, and industry. He lives inEngland.

Malcolm J. Nicholl is president of Accelerated Learning Systems, Inc., of Carlsbad, California. A longtime business partner of Colin Rose, he is alsoa former international journalist whose career included a two-year stint asBelfast bureau chief for "The London Daily Mirror." He is author ofseveral books in the business and health fields, and is a frequent guest ontelevision and radio shows. He lives in Rancho Santa Fe, California.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Reflecting on How Youve Learned
160
The Magic of Music
181
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Colin Rose is founder and chairman of Accelerated Learning Systems, and consults with many universities and corporations such as Motorola, Xerox, and IBM. He lectures frequently at conferences and symposiums across the globe. In the United Kingdom he is working at a government level to set up a national network of centers for parent education and is a member of the steering committee of the Learning Society, a collaborative undertaking of the British government, the Royal Society for the Arts, and industry. He lives in England.

Malcolm J. Nicholl is president of Accelerated Learning Systems, Inc., of Carlsbad, California. A longtime business partner of Colin Rose, he is also a former international journalist whose career included a two-year stint as Belfast bureau chief for The Londo

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