Who is LERN? What does the name mean?
LERN is our educational partner that offers online courses.
The name “LERN” is an acronym that stands for Learning Resources Network.
How do these online courses work?
These online courses are easy to access and participate in. After you register, you’ll receive login information via email for your class website. You simply login on the first day of class. Here’s what you can expect:
You Choose the Time
You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
There are no live time specific requirements or meetings. You choose when to participate.
For the best learning, we recommend that you login to the course on 2-3 different days each week. But you decide.
All of the content is available throughout the course. You can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.
What You Do
In the online classroom:
Read the online readings.
Listen to the audio lectures.
View the slides.
Take optional quizzes to test yourself.
Participate in written online discussion with your instructor and other participants.
Many courses have online readings of up to 20 pages a week.
Discussion and Questions
Post written comments in the online discussion with your fellow participants at any time of the day or night.
Your instructor will login to the discussion area at least once a day to join the discussion, answer questions, make comments and respond to comments by you and the other participants.
We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each day to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.