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Do Your Online Courses Suck?

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If your students start to fall off in participation.  If your teachers ask how to improve their courses. If you are planning to keep doing online courses past the next two months.

You Told Us So

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Thanks to you members who have asked for new LERN services and information during the pandemic.

Your Next Print Brochure

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It’s one of the top questions programmers are asking LERN right now. And we have the answers.

Top Q

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It’s the most important question we received this month.  And possibly the most important question ever on marketing and promotion for your program.

Thanks for Aid

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Thanks to LERN members who contributed to the earthquake relief efforts in Puerto Rico. Over $1,000 was raised for the effort to buy food and medical supplies to help the victims of on the ongoing earthquakes.

Survey Coming

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Some 130 LERN member programs have responded so far. If you have not yet responded to our Program Survey, you shortly will be getting another request to complete it. 

Operations Top 7 Trends

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Operations is possibly the fastest growing area of lifelong learning programming right now. It is key to profitability.  The upcoming first-ever Operations Conference has great registrations already.  From the upcoming conference, here's a sneak preview of the top 7 trends.

Members Top 1,000 for Feb

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LERN Members generated more than 1,000 registrations for February UGotClass online courses, one of the best ever for the month. 

Garage Band Rock Camp

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What started off as a little idea soon became the "little engine that could” for Sanford Community Education in Springville, Maine. Slowly, more and more local musicians joined the cause to create what would become Sanford’s weeklong summer camp for musically-minded students, mentored by local rock musicians.

JKT and Fred Retire

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We are both sad and grateful to Julia King Tamang and Fred Bayley for their work with LERN. They each did outstanding presentations at the big LERN annual conference in San Diego, unfortunately their last LERN conference.

2019 LERN Courses of the Year

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Here are the Courses of the Year LERN has selected from many excellent submissions. It was hard to choose with so many programs doing such great work out there.

WOW keynoter was, well, Wow

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The 800 attendees at the big LERN conference packed the hall and loved the heart rending story and message from Ken Nwadike, Jr. about easing divisions and tensions in society today.