Cisco Learning Network Presents: The Secret of Surviving and Thriving as a Self Study Student

    Surviving and Thriving as a Self Study Student Webinar Recording


    We are very excited to bring to you two industry experts, Dr. Stephanie Burns, and CCIE Keith Barker. In this recorded webinar, they share best practices on how to manage and complete your learning goals without giving up your life. Dr. Burns spends time discussing her findings and best practices - "learning to learn" while Keith will speak to how the principles can be applied to Cisco Certifications.


    For anyone who is actively studying for certification or considering it, this recording is for you. Stephanie shares the habits and practices that successful learners use to achieve their goals.


    Topics include:

    • How to overcome procrastination
    • Using visualization to make information memorable
    • Identifying the difficulties of self directed learning and how to overcome them.


    Both Stephanie and Keith will be answering questions on the comment thread below from March 16 - March 21, 2012.



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    Mark your calendars for the next on in the series:

    Best Practice for Exam Preparation


    Who Are Our Presenters:

    Stephanie Burns PhD in Adult Education



    For the past 25 years, Stephanie built a global reputation as one of the leaders in adult learning.  With over 100,000 people having attended her Learning To Learn program, and over 2000 her Training to Train program, Stephanie has authored 3 industry bestselling books “Great Lies We Live By”, “Artistry in Training” and “Move Closer Stay Longer”, completed her PhD with the University of South Australia focusing on the role of emotion in the learning process, and spent 10 years developing and running a series of successful online learning programs.


    In addition, Stephanie has been her own avid guinea pig for her research. She has applied the findings of her study to learn a host of skills and taught others to do the same. Stephanie has the academic rigour, practical experience and a reputation second to none.

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    Keith Barker CCIE and

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    Keith Barker has earned two CCIEs so far and is thinking about a embarking on a third. He earned the first CCIE in 2001 and cites this accomplishment as probably the biggest catalyst in his work today as a network engineer and a trainer with authorized Cisco learning partner, Copper River Information Technology, LLC.

    Keith’s passion for technology and teaching is evident in his contributions to the Cisco Learning Network! Besides responding directly to a wide variety of posts in discussion forums, he has created a legacy of video tutorials that focus on key networking technology topics and answer questions posed by community members.  His YouTube

    channel—“Keith6783”—which he created back in 2010 just for that purpose of supporting this community now offers as

    many as 75 videos and has gotten more than 500,000 views. “I have been blown away by the response,” he notes. The community knows a good thing when it finds it!