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Protected: 2020 Courses Featured in New Online Catalog

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Moodle Update: New Log In and Forum Functionalities

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In August, the Wilmette Institute upgraded its Moodle software to the latest version (Moodle 3.7). The update allows students to log in using their Google or Facebook accounts. Read on to learn how this works, and to discover the new

Time Management 101: Advice from WI Students

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In August the Wilmette Institute asked students to say how they manage their time. The Time Management survey is still open, for any former or current students who think they may have tips to contribute. All respondents will be eligible

Faculty Update: A Fresh Look at WI Faculty

The Wilmette Institute has recently published updated faculty bios for some forty-five individuals (about half the total cohort). Its diverse faculty includes young scholars, seasoned professionals, academics and self-trained experts. Faculty contributions are vital to the Wilmette Institute’s mission of

Jean Parker Publishes “Emergency Preparedness through Community Cohesion: An Integral Approach to Resilience”

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Dr. Jean Parker, Wilmette Institute faculty in education, business, and economics courses, has just published her doctoral dissertation as a book, Emergency Preparedness through Community Cohesion: An Integral Approach to Resilience. A revision of her doctoral thesis, it looks at

2019 Community Outreach Survey: Preliminary Results are Encouraging

In June, the Wilmette Institute sent a survey invitation to nearly 2,000 learners who had either not taken a course in four or more years, or who had never logged in. The purpose was to help the Institute improve its

Significant Progress for the Wilmette Institute

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By Robert H. Stockman The last two months have seen two important milestones in the development of the Wilmette Institute. One involves the matter of accreditation. The other, upgrading the Institute’s staff. Pursuing Accreditation. In mid-April, while exploring information about

Course Certificates of Completion: Now There’s an App for That!

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by Niki Daniels A new automated system for creating Certificates of Completion for qualified learners in Wilmette Institute courses will now ensure that Certificates will be emailed to learners on a weekly basis. An Antiquated Certificate System. The old system

Join 251 First-Timers for a Discount on Your First Wilmette Institute Course

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As of the end of May, 251 learners have signed up for their first Wilmette Institute course, using the US$10.00 discount launched in January. Choosing thirty different courses, the first-time learners account for 40 percent of all registrants between January

New 24/7/365 Anytime Course Starts in June

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Starting on June 1 is Creating Marriage Well-Being from the Beginning, yet another 24/7 course. Its theme, like that of two courses launched in May, is marriage. This course is aimed at couples in the first five years of marriage