Certificate Programs

The ability to offer full-time certificate courses positions staff at technical schools and institutions of higher learning to develop an array of functional, hands-on programming. Often, for instance, continuing education organizations provide “workforce development” opportunities using full-time certificate functionality. Today, the most effective software systems are those like Lumens: cloud-based systems designed to provide continuing […]

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Education and Local Communities

It’s no surprise that community education plays a vital role in local communities. The two are inherently linked. The most effective community education programs, however, share a number of important characteristics: They’re affordable. Local community members are able to enroll. They’re community-focused. Teachers, students, and course materials are relevant to the local community. They’re instructive. […]

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Rethinking the Traditional Workplace

Telecommuting is on the rise. According to a recent article in the New York Times, more than 3.2 million American workers telecommute. That’s up 79% between 2005 and 2012. The world of continuing education is no different: managers and senior leadership should extend the option to telecommute to employees who generate significant revenue. For more […]

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LERN’s Annual Conference

New to LERN? Now’s the time to get acquainted. This year’s annual conference will be held November 21-23 in Orlando. Topics include leadership development, new marketing and multimedia strategies, insights into the brain and learning, and more. The conference is expected to attract over 900 participants and is timed to coincide with Augusoft’s eleventh annual […]

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Lumens in Action – A Testimonial

Ask Marie Price, director of the North Idaho College Workforce Training and Community Education (NIC), why her program uses Lumens and the answer is clear: the software is “user-friendly” and “improves efficiency and productivity.” NIC has emerged at the forefront of continuing education, offering career and “leisure learning” opportunities for learners throughout the region. Plus, […]

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Augusoft Partners with Pearson

At the start of July, Augusoft announced an exciting partnership with Pearson Workforce Education. That partnership will have a significant impact on the world of continuing education: to start, Pearson expects to implement Lumens’ cloud-based registration software at more than 200 universities and community colleges across the country. Doing so will allow more than 3.7 […]

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