Category Archives: Continuing Education & Workforce Development

Osher Plans Trip to Bordeaux, France

Earlier this year, I wrote about day trips offered at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Towson University. At the time we were finalizing plans for our first overnight trip—one that took Osher members to the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, NY. We were also

Creating Customized Training Programs that Work

As I was doing some research for a new project I’m working on I came across this quote: “The only thing worse than training an employee and having them leave, is to not train them, and have them stay.” It may seem a little harsh,

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The Future of Mobile Learning: Mobile Reinforcement

At last month’s Fridays for Workforce Innovation, our roundtable discussion focused on team building and leadership strategies. During the discussion, we identified the need for an easier training model that would also promote unity among employees. My team at Towson University Center for Professional Studies

When eLearning Is Not the Answer

As an eLearning specialist for the Towson University Center for Professional Studies, it’s my job to develop creative eLearning solutions for our clients. In fact, I’ve written about eLearning benefits in several blog posts. That being said, it’s important to remember that eLearning is AN

Osher Member Spotlight: Ellen and Rex

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Towson University has a number of married couples among its members—but it’s rare to have such a couple who both teach in the program. With Ellen O’Brien and Rex Rehfeld, we have struck gold! I asked them to chat

Fridays for Workforce Innovation: Team Building and Leadership Tools

Last spring, Towson University Center for Professional Studies launched Fridays for Workforce Innovation as a way to connect our education, business, nonprofit, and government communities. It is a monthly discussion that looks at innovations and best practices in workforce development and training. We are kicking

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Using Video Production for Workforce Development

A unique service we offer at Towson University Center for Professional Studies (CPS) is video production. Initially, this may seem like an odd service to provide for a team that specializes in workforce development training. However, video production does fit seamlessly with our other services.

Tips for Creating a Successful Client-Based Portfolio

It’s easy to get into the grind of work and focus on project after project, deadline after deadline. But sometimes it’s important to take a step back and look at all the new projects you’ve amassed. When thinking about how to keep your client-based portfolio