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“Learning and Embracing Life Skills” – A New GenEd Elective Course for Chula Students

This second semester, Academic Year 2020, Chula General Education Center (GenEd Chula), in collaboration with Pacrim Education, offers a new elective course, “Learning and Embracing Life Skills”.  The course is based on the principles of the “7 Habits of Highly Effective People, for Students” developed by the late Dr. Stephen R. Covey, founder of the FranklinCovey Institute.  

The course, “Learning and Embracing Life Skills”, aims to help students increase life skills for of 21st century, develop the thinking process, learn skills to interact with others, and become quality individuals who are able to expand, accelerate, and succeed in any career.  Chula students will find out how to study with the highest efficiency, while improving their leadership skills for the future.  Based on the world-acclaimed principles of ‘The 7 Habits’, students enrolled in the course will learn about proactive thinking methods, setting life goals, planning daily life activities, useful listening skills, negotiation techniques, and how to be a lifelong learner.

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Chula is the place to discover one’s true individuality and the years I spent here were most enjoyable.

Rossukhon Kongket Alumni, Faculty of Communication Arts, Chulalongkorn University