Last year for Boomers

Generational turnover is taking place over the next 24 months, new LERN research shows. The generational turnover will be a main theme for the annual State of Lifelong Learning talk and written report at the big LERN conference in Orlando Nov. 21-23. Generational ‘transition’ has now become ‘turnover.’ The shift over the next 2 years […]

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23 Advanced new LERN Annual Conference sessions

23 Advanced New LERN Annual Conference Sessions

23 Advanced New Sessions from 23 different presenters, including 12 new presenters, are the cutting edge centerpiece of the big LERN Annual Conference in Orlando this year. You and your colleagues come for the most advanced, practical, how-to sessions in lifelong learning in the world.  And this year’s breakdown of advanced new sessions will premiere […]

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Master the LERN Model — Free

There’s always a lot to take in at any LERN Annual Conference. From the lifelong learning lingo to the formulas and ratios of successful programs, first timers and LERN Annual Conference regulars are often floored by the amount of information being delivered by presenters and exchanged by other attendees. This year LERN is helping all attendees prepare […]

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LERN Annual Conference SuperStar: 10 NeuroMyths

NeuroEducation: The Landscape By Tracy King, American Academy of Neurology How do you know what you know? How do bits of information navigate short term memory to long term memory connecting with other ideas to become meaning? Because of advances in the neurosciences, we have solved several mysteries about the learning brain and are laying […]

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2014 LERN Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida

11 New things planned for the 2014 LERN Annual Conference

The 2014 LERN Annual Conference, Nov. 21-23 at the Walt Disney World Dolphin in Orlando, Florida, is brimming with new.  New sessions. New presenters. New predictions. And lots more new. Here are the top 11 New things planned for the 2014 LERN Annual Conference: 1. A brand new, one-time only pre-conference session on Designing Visuals for […]

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New eTools

New eTools for creating online content are reshaping teaching and learning, says Les Howles, a  leading expert in multimedia learning.  Howles will be a major speaker at the big LERN annual conference in Orlando, Nov. 21-23, 2014. “Most of these eTools are inexpensive or free. They’re easy to use and allow rapid development of quality […]

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Field transitions

Senior LERN Leaders, meeting this year in Tucson, are moving the field forward and transitioning continuing education into a new era. The 30 top leaders identified three emerging areas of integral importance to the success of lifelong learning programs in the 21st century: Adopting new learning models The field stands now on the frontier of […]

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Board Decisions

The LERN Board of Directors is leading your association and the field into the new environment of the 21st century.  This spring the Board took several major steps in transitioning LERN into the next decade. This is a unique time of transition for the field and LERN. Here are the major actions taken by the […]

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New tips to improve instructors

Improving your instructors could be an excellent investment, especially for people teaching your most profitable courses. Instructor improvement was a top topic of discussion at this year’s LERN Advanced Programming Institute in New Orleans last month. Here are the participants’ top rated new tips for improving teaching: 1. Stress generational learning styles with instructors 2. […]

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