Lifelong Learning Articles

Midlife Career Change: 5 Tips to Finding Your Purpose

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Many people find reasons to make career changes in midlife. Make sure your next career will be the right one with these practical tips for focusing your strengths and interests into a recareering success story.

Exercise Your Brain—Why Lifelong Learning Keeps You Healthy

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A new study by the Mayo Clinic finds that a healthy brain needs exercise, too! See how lifelong learning can keep your brain in shape.

Enhance Your Job Skills with 8 Online Classes

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Let your professional knowledge carry you to the next step in your career. These eight online classes will help you enhance your job skills and boost your career.

The Power of Continuing Education

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LinkedIn’s CEO Jeff Weiner shares how pursing your career ambitions is inextricably linked with continuing education. Stay ahead of the evolving economy with lifelong learning.

5 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me before My Nest Was Empty

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Something big shifts when your children leave home. Here’s what one woman wishes she had known before her empty nest hit head on and why she took time to figure out her new way forward.

The Future of Adult Education Is Now: Addressing the Skills Gap in Today’s Workforce

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Adult education is essential to tackling unemployment and putting skilled people back to work. Learn more about the options for adult learners and how you can become equipped for today’s job market.

Adult Learners Share Their Stories: Inspirational Videos

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Watch adult learners share their stories of finding personal and career satisfaction through education in these inspirational videos.

Firefighter Fights Back with Psychology Degree

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When Camille Theriaque faced early retirement from her firefighting career, she knew she could still make a difference, and a psychology degree was the answer. Learn more about her journey and why this former firefighter plans to help the victims of post-traumatic stress disorder.

In-Demand Career: Health Information Management

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Health information management is a new field, brought on by technological advancements in health care. Find out how to land a career in this growing field!

10 Hobbies to Take up with an Online Class

An Online Course for Every Hobby

With so many options for hobbies to take up this summer, try these 10 ideas paired with a go-at-your-own-pace online class.

Earn College Credit from 6 Free Online Classes

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Of the thousands of university-level, free online classes, only six are ACE approved for college credit. There can only be more room to grow.

How to Avoid the Summer Brain Drain: Video

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Dean Tsouvalas explores strategies to avoid summer brain drain.