NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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Course Descriptions

The Talent Code

HNES 2000

This course is intended to show students how all can achieve their full potential if they set about training their brains the right way.


Students will:

  1. understand that some of the hotbeds for talent comes from unlikely places;
  2. learn about the importance of paying attention to the details of practice habits;
  3. learn that talent can be developed through effort.
  4. understand the concept of deep practice.

"Great book to help gain an understanding of learning & coaching."

"Ability to talk to others in the class."

Required Text:

Coyle, D.  (2009) The Talent Code.  Arrow Books, New York.

Available in the NDSU bookstore or Amazon link - https://www.amazon.com/Talent-Code-Greatness-Born-Grown-ebook/dp/B0026OR1UK