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26 Videos (2h 4m)
    • Introduction

      3:19
    • My Story

      3:09
    • Course Project

      5:48
    • Introduction

      1:45
    • Finding High Quality Non-Text Learning Materials

      3:43
    • Searching with Pictures

      6:02
    • Audiobooks and Podcasts

      4:24
    • Video Sources

      5:03
    • Speeding Up Audio and Video

      1:59
    • Conversational Learning - Phone and In Person Part 1

      13:09
    • Conversational Learning - Phone and In Person Part 2

      8:00
    • Introduction

      3:35
    • Voice Notes

      5:24
    • Video Notes

      5:43
    • Micro Handwritten and Typed Notes

      3:50
    • Hardware for Recording

      4:14
    • Software for Recording

      3:41
    • Publish Your Learning

      3:07
    • Methods for Picture Based Note Taking and Synthesis

      3:40
    • Introduction

      4:24
    • Turn Your Phone into a Spaced Repetition Machine

      5:45
    • 0853_04.02 Structuring Your Audio and Video Files for Easy Reps

      6:45
    • When to Do Spaced Repetitions

      3:40
    • Visual Mnemonics - The Third Level of Memory

      4:57
    • How to Take Action on What You Learn

      4:07
    • Conclusion

      4:32

About This Class

One of the reasons you're probably on Udemy is because you enjoy learning by watching videos.

The problem is, the accelerated learning community has largely ignored this type of learning. It's all about speed reading books, words per minute, clipping and note taking, mnemonics and flash card systems.

But you never hear anything about how to best use audio and video to learn fast.

Well, that's about to change with this course.

This is the first accelerated learning course specifically created just for non-readers. It takes you through the 5 major steps of accelerated learning, and shows how how to maximize your learning in each stage. You'll also learn how to integrate all these stages into a unified system.

First, you'll learn how to find the best audio and video content. You'll also learn why sometimes audio, video, and even pictures are sometimes higher quality than any text you will find through a regular Google search.

Next, we'll cover how to make your way through audio and video files faster. We'll even touch on the subject of outsourcing your reading altogether so that you can save your time for just the most info-packed knowledge sources.

Then, we'll get into note taking. Did you think it was impossible to take notes without writing by hand or typing? In this section, you'll learn how. These notes will become the cornerstone of your spaced repetition.

The fourth stage of the learning system is memorization. How do you get spaced repetitions without looking at flashcards or reviewing pages of notes? You'll learn how here. It's super simple and only takes a few minutes to set up, and doesn't require anything more than a smart phone and a free Dropbox or Google Drive account.

Lastly, we'll briefly touch on taking action, which is the final stage of learning. When you are learning from audio and video, it put's certain limitations on your long term memory that make it hard to take action if you don't act immediately after learning something new. You'll learn how to handle these situations in the final video of the fourth section.

If you're reading this far, you might not be the kind of person I described above. Maybe you're just someone who likes to read, but wants to know how to better use their time when they can't read.

You know, during your commute, in bed before you fall asleep, doing yard work or chores around the house. All time that you could be using going through video courses, listening to audio books, podcasts, your own voice notes, etc.

Everything in this course can be applied and integrated into my main series of courses on accelerated learning. Even if you just want to make audio and video learning a minor part of your learning system, you will get all the tools and strategies you need here in this course so you an get your non-reading system set up in no time.

Looking forward to seeing you in the course,

Timothy

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Timothy Kenny

Author of "Accelerated Learning for Entrepreneurs"

I am the author of "Accelerated Learning for Entrepreneurs" and I have spoken at Harvard University on accelerated learning. 

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My mind was racing with all the possibilities.

Many years ago I worked my way up from Newspaper Layout editor to Editor in Chief, and spent many late nights in Adobe Indesign. Once I had proven to myself what was possible, I decided to try a simple newsletter design I would have otherwise used InDesign for, but in Google Slides.

Again, it worked beautifully!

I've been tweaking my methods, learning all the ins and outs of Google Slides over the past year to see how much functionality from Photoshop I could "port over" to Google Slides.

It turns out you can do quite a bit. 

I have been using Photoshop for over 10 years and this recent project with Google Slides has been a great constraint to simplify my designs and do more with less. 

Flat design is where everything is moving, and it's easier than ever to bang out quick designs, work with non-designers and get things done fast by using Google Slides for basic to intermediate designs that you would otherwise need Photoshop or InDesign to do properly.

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