Labor Studies & Employment Relations

Online Learning

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About

Meet Anthony Spadaro, Online Learner

Anthony Spadaro is a Sergeant Major in the U.S. Marines located in Southern California. The LER online program is helping him in his pursuit of an undergraduate degree.

"Communicate, communicate, communicate! Your professors are approachable and understanding. You will gain so much more in your experience by communicating. This is the same for your fellow students.  Engage, engage, engage. There is a vast pool of seasoned professionals that bring diverse and dynamic ideals to the virtual classroom."
~Anthony Spadaro

Click here to read more about Anthony's experiences learning online.

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Contact

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Student Requirements For An Online Degree Program

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Successful Online Students

Requirements for a major in LER are identical for both the online and in-person versions. Online learners will not be segregated into a separate cohort. Typical online learners:

Courses & Instructors

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Undergraduate Courses | Graduate Courses | Instructors

 

Undergraduate Courses

Current Courses - 3 credits, unless specified (click to view descriptions):

Computer Requirements For Online Learning

Hardware

  • Computer that is not older than 2–3 years. Students are responsible for the viability of their computer (PC or MAC) and the software used to complete assignments.
  • Broadband Connection
  • Reliable internet access
  • Cellphone
  • Headphones with a microphone (USB is best)

Software & Plug-ins

Social Media Workshop

 

In September 2012, the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) was involved in a highly publicized strike. The CTU ultimately was successful in its contract negotiations in large part due to its innovative social media campaign. This campaign was led by the CTU's Social Media and Video Director Kenzo Shibata.

Customized Training For Unions


Any topic, anytime, anywhere...

LEARN offers customized training programs for labor unions and joint training programs for labor and management. The customized training programs begin with consultation sessions with our faculty members, in which they learn and assess your needs. After understanding your particular needs, we design the curriculum specifically to meet your needs and deliver the programs at times and in locations convenient to your organization.

Spring 2013 Labor and Management Conference

 

Health, Well-Being, and Work

The 8th Annual Labor and Management Conference


Wednesday, May 8, 2013

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Coffee and registration begins at 8:30 a.m.)