LEARN Program


How do I participate in an on-line seminar?

The week before the seminar for which you are registered begins we will send you information about how to access the course site on Andover Newton’s website. At the site you will be able to download course documents and participate in the seminar discussion. The discussion board is based in questions posted by the instructor. You can be on-line at any time to respond to the questions and comments from other students.

Will I receive credit for the seminar?
There is no academic credit given for the LEARN seminars.

Are there any tests or papers?
There are no tests for LEARN seminars.

Do I need to be on-line at a specific time?
There is no set time to be on-line in order to participate in the discussion board. You can do it any time of the day or night during the weeks that the seminar is active.

How much reading is there?
In most seminars there will be between 200 and 300 pages of reading over the four weeks.

How do I access the seminar site?
A week before the seminar begins you will be given a user name and password along with instruction for accessing the seminar site through Andover Newton’s web page.

Where can I get the books that are required for the seminar?
All the books that are required and recommended for the seminars are available by e-mailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 617-964-1100, ext. 262. Many books are also available from on-line bookstores.

Can I receive continuing education units for participation in the seminar?
The core seminar offers one continuing education unit. If you select the project option you can receive 1.5 continuing education units. Please contact Jeff Jones, Director of Distance Learning, a .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) if you wish to receive CEU’s.

Who teaches the seminars?
The seminar instructors are all knowledgeable and experienced leaders in the field. Many are members of Andover Newton’s adjunct faculty with advanced degrees in their field. You may learn more about specific instructors on the LEARN website.