binge learning
pp. Compulsively or obsessively watching online lectures or taking online courses.
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Khan Academy founder Salman Khan explains why binge-learning doesn't work…To learn something, you need to make a commitment and hold yourself to that commitment, says Khan Academy founder Salman Khan. You can’t binge learn something for three hours the first day and then taper off.
—“Consistency Is the Key to Learning,” Money, February 29, 2016
Chief Executive Markus Witte said Babbel quickly found that it was not how much one could learn in one sitting, but how little. "Binge learners tend not to come back," he said. "People who learn a little tend to come back more regularly."
—Eric Auchard, “Mobile language apps help millions learn less, more often,” Reuters, August 21, 2015
As I was brainstorming ideas for my blog post this week, the idea of binge watching morphed into the concept of “binge learning.” In other words, would people ever want to take part in a personal online learning marathon of sorts?
—Samantha Whitehorne, “Will Binge Learning Become the New Binge Watching?,” Associations Now, January 24, 2014
2013 (earliest)
While this meaning is being worked out by scholars, bloggers, tweeters and/or the army of other opinionated ranters on the web, this opinionated ranter will be going back to school and binge learning on Coursera.
—Omar Delarosa, “Binge learning and Coursera,”, January 19, 2013
Frequent or infrequent episodes of 'binge learning', when the victim will cram as much information as possible into his or her brain and then forget it as soon as possible.
—R, “Health Hazard,” rec.humor, February 18, 1992
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