Applying the Habits of Mind will carry you forward in future endeavors.
You will be able to apply past knowledge to new situations. Developing skills in gathering information will help you to make informed decisions throughout your life.
Good problem solving skills make you more employable - and better able to tackle life's challenges.
Part of Learning for Life is utilizing tools such as online news forums to inform yourself about the world around you. Looking at current events from points of view that differ from your own can be a powerful way to expand your knowledge! The following links will take you to several online news organizations with many different perspectives on US and world news, politics, social issues, etc.
VARK is a questionnaire that provides users with a profile of their learning preferences. These preferences are about the ways that they want to take-in and give-out information.
Check out the Levan Center for programs and events throughout the year - including public lectures, book discussion groups, the Gadfly Cafe and more!
The Levan Institute for Lifelong Learning offers courses for those who want to gain knowledge throughout their lives.
One question many students tend to ask themselves in a math class is, “When will I ever need to know this?” From calculating loan rates to doubling the recipe for your favorite chocolate chip cookies, math is all around us! The following links will show you some interesting, useful, everyday applications of college level math.
Visit the Bakersfield College Transfer Center to get more information on how to further your education after you leave Bakersfield College.