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Online Offerings through Learning Resources Network (LERN)

Continuing & Professional Studies at KPU is pleased to partner with the Learning Resource Network, the largest lifelong learning association in the world, to provide you with high quality online courses.  Get the most up-to-date information from instructors who are nationally known experts in their field. Each course offered through the Learning Resource Network will be identified with the word "LERN" in the title.

 

Please note: Student name and email address will be provided to UGotClass for access to the online learning system. This is a US based program, however, the server for this system is located in Manitoba to comply with Canadian regulations.

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About LERN online learning

Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends.  It’s easy. It’s fun. 

GearsHow the Course Works

It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom.  You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access.

Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect.

CalendarParticipate when you want

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 real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate.
For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.

ChecklistWhat you will do

For each Unit, you will:

  • Access the online readings
  • Listen to the audio presentation for the Unit and view the slides
  • Take a self-quiz to see how much you have learned
  • Engage in written online discussion with your instructor and other participants

For best learning, you should make one or more comments at 2-3 different times each day.

The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.

DiscussionDiscussion

The Discussion for each Unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night.

Your instructor will log into the Discussion area at least once a day and 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.

It’s easy. It’s fun.

ComputerTechnical requirements:
-Internet access with Internet Explorer; Firefox; or Safari web browser.
-Audio software such as Windows Media, Real, Quicktime, or Flash.
- Speakers to listen to audio.

 

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