The Lifelong Learner: Developing Your Intellectual Curiosity | CSU CCC Class

Thursday, October 12, 2023 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Online via Zoom; Connection details provided upon registration


This session is offered by CSU Monterey Bay, participating with Northridge in a Professional & Personal Development Cross Campus Collaboration program.

Colleagues attending this session may hail from the Chancellor’s Office, Bakersfield, Channel Islands, Chico, East Bay, Fresno, Fullerton, Humboldt, Long Beach, Monterey Bay,  Pomona, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, San Marcos, Sonoma, and Stanislaus. 


Curiosity is a powerful tool for personal and professional growth. Some believe that curiosity is a superpower.
In this 90-minute course, we will explore intellectual curiosity and its importance in your personal and professional development and provide you with information and resources to become a lifelong learner.
Topics covered in this course include: - 5 Dimensions of Curiosity - 8 Habits of Curiosity - The Lifelong Learner - Understanding Your Learning Style - Optimizing your Learning and Growth Mindset
Learning Objectives At the end of this course, you will be able to: - Summarize the importance of curiosity for personal and professional growth - Recall the 5 dimensions of curiosity - Apply the 8 habits of curiosity in your daily life - Identify your learning style - Demonstrate a growth mindset by using the power of ‘yet’ and ‘at least’
Audience - This is open to all
Format - Lecture with discussion and small group activities

Facilitated by:

Laurie Yaksick

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