8 Different Ways of Learning

Your Guide to Understand Multiple Intelligences

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About this course

This mini course is for all those who want to know how we are smart in eight different ways. It is an introduction to Howard Gardner's theory of Multiple Intelligences. Through a series of engaging videos and lectures, the students will lead their learning experience. At the end of the course, you will be able to identify, summarize, and evaluate the basics of the Multiple Intelligences theory.
Learners will be presented information on such foundational principles as intelligence concept history, the evolution of the concept intelligence, and origins of the Multiple Intelligences theory. Learners are also given an understanding of the eight types of intelligences, the theory’s principles, and the theory’s implication over the world. With these foundational principles in mind, learners will connect themselves with the theory’s application and development.

What you will learn?

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Connect the history of the intelligence concept from the 1900s until today.
  • Compare Howard Gardner’s intelligence definition with the traditional definition.
  • Identify eight types of intelligences.
  • Recognize multiple intelligences theory principles.
  • Associate multiple intelligence theory principles with its application in life.

If you are interested in knowing how the brain learns this course is for you!

Your Instructor

Pierette Bartolomei-Torres, Ph.D.
Pierette Bartolomei-Torres, Ph.D.

Dr. Bartolomei is a professor, researcher, and journal peer reviewer specialist in the Multiple Intelligences theory and foreign language learning. She has participated in research and has experience working with primary, elementary, and secondary education. Dr. Bartolomei has also worked and involved in several projects including teaching English as a second language, multicultural education, unaccompanied refugee minors, psychopedagogy intervention, bilingualism, and gender-based violence. She holds a doctorate degree in educational sciences from the University of Granada in Spain, and a master's in diagnosis, intervention and psycho-pedagogical evaluation from the same institution. Dr. Bartolomei describes her educational approach as constructivist and pragmatic.

Class Curriculum

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  What is the Multiple Intelligences Theory?
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  8 Types of Intelligences
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  Multiple Intelligences Around the World
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  What's Next?
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

After this course, you will get the basis to understand Multiple Intelligence Theory and apply it into your daily life!

"Every person carries the intelligences, only you have to learn how to use them."

- Wilmarie Domínguez

"I take an important reminder about the development of the scientific conception of" intelligence, "and its relation to the traditional education of contemporary states, the concepts Gardner structured allow us to understand the intellectual capacities of individuals beyond standardized tests, such as the way to relate to our world, interact, and create. It is useful and applicable information for those interested in understanding human nature in different social contexts. "

- José R. Colón

"Excellent course with the ability to enhance teachers or parents in multiple intelligences."

- Tamer Abou El Alla


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