Welcome to Goal-oriented Planning with Technology! Learn how to attain your goals by using a goal-oriented framework backed by peer-reviewed research. Peer-reviewed means that the core content of this course is based on research that has been reviewed by experts in fields including but not limited to: cognitive science, planning, and education (see References section below for all relevant peer-reviewed references).
Students will learn about the principles and various steps of goal-oriented planning which include:
Additionally, students will become well-versed in technology tools and how they work. These tools include:
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