Lifelong Learning

The aim of the course is to introduce you to Cognition, Metacognition and Mindfulness

20 Hours


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About the Course

The aim of the course is to introduce you to Cognition, Metacognition and Mindfulness. These processes and concepts are critically important, not just for you but also for others around you who you may help on your journey through life.

We at Enjoy Online Courses are wholly committed and dedicated to lifelong learning and we already know that you are too due to the very fact that you’re taking this course!

All of our courses are underpinned by this commitment and ethos but what is – we hope – going to be particularly helpful with this course is that it should help you to become a better learner, hence enhancing your lifelong learning journey.

So, this course is, ultimately, for anyone who wants to learn better, including those who may want to support others in their learning (for example, children or other relatives, or even work colleagues). It’s for those who want to develop their understanding of how the mind works and how it processes information.

Career Development

The Economist says ‘Lifelong Learning is an economic imperative’. The Lifelong Learning Course from Enjoy Online Courses will help you learn better. If you learn better you will discover more and become intellectually curious. The salary expectations are limitless once you begin your lifelong learning journey.

Course Review

The Lifelong Learning Course from Enjoy Online Courses is unique in the marketplace. It’s a first and it’s a powerful learning tool. Everyone should take this course because it really does help you! Highly recommended.

Course Outline


Welcome to Enjoy Online Courses and our course on Lifelong Learning.

Critical learning factors underpinning this high quality accredited course

  • Cognitive Processes
  • Metacognitive Processes
  • Mindfulness

Module 1: Cognition, Metacognition and Mindfulness: Key Reflections

  • Module Objective
  • Key reflections on cognition, metacognition and mindfulness
  • What do we mean by ‘learning’?
  • What is Cognition?
  • What is Metacognition?
  • Cognition versus Metacognition: What’s the difference?
  • What is Mindfulness?
  • Metacognition and Mindfulness: aren’t they similar?

Module 2: Cognition

  • Module Objective
  • What is Cognition?
  • What is cognitive development?
  • Nature versus nurture
  • Weak Cognition and impact on learning
  • Cognitive impairments and impact on learning
  • Symptoms, causes and effects
  • Can we do anything to change our cognitive functioning?
  • Taking a cognitive behavioural approach

Module 3: Metacognition and Metacognitive Strategies

  • Module Objective
  • What is Metacognition?
  • Metacognition and learning
  • We engage in metacognitive activities every day
  • Metacognitive knowledge and metacognitive regulation
  • Metacognitive strategies
  • Metacognitive strategy 1: Understanding learning styles
  • Metacognitive strategy 2: Understanding the stages of learning
  • Metacognitive strategy 3: for Problem-solving
  • Metacognitive strategy 4: for Time management
  • Metacognitive strategy 5: for Thinking differently
  • Metacognitive strategy 6: Avoiding ‘Groupthink’ through brainstorming
  • Metacognitive Strategy 7: for Creativity – mind mapping
  • Metacognitive strategy 8: Developing self-awareness in children
  • Other metacognitive strategies

Module 4: Mindfulness

  • Module Objective
  • Mindfulness: a panacea?
  • What is Mindfulness?
  • What’s the theory?
  • What are the specific benefits of Mindfulness?
  • How can we become more mindful?
  • Change as a process
  • What steps can we take to become more mindful?
  • Become more aware
  • Notice and name your thoughts
  • Mindful breathing
  • Mindful exercise
  • Mindful listening
  • What might be the benefit for others?

Module 5: The Perfect Confluence in Action

  • Module Objective
  • Pamela – The Mindful Teacher
  • Mindfulness in Pamela’s classroom
  • The perfect confluence in action
  • Summary

End of Course Assessment

  • Take the End of Course Assessment and get rewarded with your Accredited Certificate

Conclusion and Personal Development Plan

  • Constantly develop yourself
  • Enjoy Online Courses
  • My Five-Point Personal Development Plan

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