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Is Autism the new normal?

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“There is a new conversation among neuroscientists that the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may be an evolutionary change of the human mind,” noted Julie Coates in a pioneering new presentation on Students...

NOW OPEN: C.E. Digital Library

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The most comprehensive library of materials and information in continuing education is now open after two years of work. Over 800 guidebooks, books, manuals, articles, archived webinars and original training presentations with...

Exclusive Survey: Latest Top 10 New Skills

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From an exclusive LERN survey of over 6,000 adults in the workplace, these courses are what your customers are actually willing to spend time and dollars on. From the February-April session of...

Concern Over Ed2Go

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In a stunning development,  Ed2Go and its parent Cengage appear to be offering the same Ed2Go classes free to the public through public libraries. The move is shocking a number of LERN...

Beekeeping Sweet Now

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Beekeeping is the hottest course right now at the nationally famous Chicago Botanic Gardens, according to gardens educators Beth Pinargote and Christina Swets. They report chicken keeping now on the downside after...

3 New Hot Topics

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New hot topics in community programming, and how they are named, appear to be framed by their target audience generations, according to LERN leaders meeting this spring. Three emerging areas of community...

(Great) “Kids These Days”

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More good news about teenagers these days, with a positive implication for your lifelong learning program. But if you are a grumpy older person trying to find more reasons why “kids these...

Top Stories of the Year in Lifelong Learning

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Brochures get even more visual. Captions finally appear, including a new caption technique created by Debbie Sagen of the lifelong learning program in Colorado Springs, CO. Facebook ads begin to work. Several...

Steal These Award Ideas

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Our coverage of the big LERN conference continues in the LERN Club this month. It’s another chance for you to make big money on all the great advanced, practical, how-to tips, techniques...

Make Projects 1 Hour, $100

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Make experiments to improve your program last no longer than 1 hour and cost no more than $100,  keynoter and CEO advisor Rhona Berengut told a packed audience at the big LERN...