6 Ways you lead

There are at least six ways your lifelong learning program is leading your institution. Create a win-win situation by letting your institutional leaders know what cutting edge strategies your lifelong learning program is doing that can and will positively impact the greater institution. Even if your lifelong learning program is small. Even if your program […]

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Rise of Low Tech Tools

eTools are merging with old tools in the in-person classroom to create a powerful one-two punch for engagement and student involvement in learning. The common element in both is that they are ‘active tools,’ enhancing not only student interaction but often student involvement in the creation of information. Student participation in the creation of information […]

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Drones: We Warned You

We warned you about drones in the Nine Shift closing speech at the big LERN annual conference. Now with the news about a drone landing on the White House lawn, near misses with airplanes, and flying over football games, drones are in the news as a big problem. But if you think that’s bad, wait […]

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America’s #1 Problem

LERN’s lead researcher Julie Coates has announced the solution to America’s #1 Problem, premiering a new eBook at Pratt Institute in New York City this month. America’s #1 problem today is a skilled worker shortage. By “skilled,” we mean college educated knowledge workers. Georgetown University’s Anthony Carnevale, our nation’s leading training and workforce expert, says […]

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$1 Million Produced for Program

After working intensively with Pratt Institute, the leading design school in the United States, LERN consultants have helped the continuing education unit add $1 million to the bottom line in just one year. The huge ROI results to greater profitability show the value of LERN consulting in the field. LERN consulting can help any lifelong […]

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Latest Trends, News and Tips

A new LERN Magazine is now out. It’s probably the best summary of the latest trends, news and advanced practical how-to tips in the field of lifelong learning. You can get a free copy, even if you get another newsletter from LERN. It’s a great visual piece to give to your boss as well. Here’s […]

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Keep your program out of the doghouse

Keep your program out of the doghouse with your institution.  Here’s what lifelong learning program leaders can do to keep your program – and you – out of the institutional doghouse. Anticipate concerns You probably know who is going to be critical, and what they are going to say.  Don’t wait to be reactive and […]

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How to Stay on Track

Successful programs stay on the trail.  They don’t ever stop staying on track.  Here’s some of the top ways to keep your program from straying off the success path and getting lost. 1. Email LERN with a question Whenever you face a difficult issue, just email us at info@lern.org   We have top experts that specialize […]

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5 ways to make your boss smile

Here are five ways to make your boss smile:  1. Show some success with data. Bosses love data.  And they love success.  But it doesn’t always have to be big success. It can be a little success as well.  Combine data with success and tell your boss about some success, and document that success with […]

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Why LERN loves you

Here’s this month’s reason why LERN Loves You. Some 251 individuals from over 200 LERN member organizations logged into the LERN Club 534 times in just five weeks in 2015 already.  That’s amazing.  That’s around 20 percent of LERN member organizations using the LERN Club in just one month. It’s also why LERN is now […]

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