Lifelong Learning Articles

Social Media 101 for Boomers Starting Businesses

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Midlife entrepreneurs are faced with many challenges, and navigating the new landscape of social media networking is an important one to conquer. Start with this basic primer on the 5 social media sites businesses are best using to their advantage.

5 Essential Productivity Tips for Adult E-learners

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Staying focused and productive as an e-learner is important to your success as an online student. Learn the tips and strategies that others are using to get the most out of your time online.

New Year, New Hobby! 10 Fun Online Courses for Hobby Lovers

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Give yourself the gift of education in 2015! Check out our list of 10 fun online courses for hobbyists to get your creative juices flowing, then resolve to schedule more online learning into your 2015 calendar!

10 Best Employers for Workers over 50

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If your New Year’s resolution is to find another job, check out these employers who value the experience 50-plus workers bring to their companies by offering them great benefits and positive work environments.

New Opportunities in Health Care for the Information Age

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From midwives to informatics, access to information is the driving force behind new careers in health care fields for those with the right technology training.

Career Goals: Who Needs College Anyway?

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The benefits of holding a college degree go beyond the potential of greater income. A highly-educated workforce is a necessity in today’s global economy, and degree-holders will find themselves among the shapers and decision makers of every field.

9 Great Online Courses Starting in January 2015!

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Give yourself the gift of education in 2015! Join with the millions of online learners who have benefited from free learning online! Learn for fun, expand your horizons, or sharpen your skills – learn what you want, when you want.by signing up for online courses.

11 Questions About Returning to College as a Non-Traditional Student ANSWERED!

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If the college admission process has you stressed as an adult returning to school, you are not alone. More non-traditional students are attending college than ever before, and their most common admissions questions are answered here.

Thanksgiving Break- When College Kids Come Home

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When college students return home for their first holiday visit, they may be ready to test their new-found independence while their parents are ready to fall back on familiar relationships. Learn a few simple strategies to bring both sides together while strengthening family bonds.

10 In-Demand Jobs in Health Care

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Check out these in-demand jobs in health care – from nursing to informatics – in fields that are predicted to grow through 2020.

5 New edX Courses Starting in November 2014

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EdX is a provider of massive open online courses from top colleges around the world. Here’s a look at some of their newest offerings in a variety of subjects.

Find the Best Resources to Learn Languages Online!

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Learning foreign languages is easier when you know the best strategies to make you more fluent. Get ready to bookmark these resources and voilà—you’ll be on your way!