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Gale Courses - Learn something new for free!

By MPL Staff on May 29, 2020 1:00 PM

Six-week courses. Lifelong impact. Choose your next learning adventure, courtesy of Milwaukee Public Library. Explore more than 350 online courses; new sessions begin every month.

Gale Courses are free classes that will help you brush up on skills, or learn something new. Learning opportunities are diverse with classes that support:

Business professionals – with communication, entrepreneurship, human resources, management, manufacturing, and marketing offerings

Computer and technology – suiting skill levels from beginner to advanced in software, computer applications, web design, and programming

Parenting, language & arts, hobbies, and more – a wide array of personal enrichment subjects with something for everyone

Health and wellness offerings – certifications in topics from mental health and aging to pain management and nutrition

A truly exciting aspect of Gale Courses is that the instructors are all experts in their field, and the course content is accessible for beginners as well as more advanced students. Plus, you can learn at your own pace and have the opportunity for live interaction; you'll feel like you're having a conversation with your instructor.

Although they're not graded, the assignments enhance your understanding of course content, and there are regular quizzes. You can take the quizzes multiple times to be sure you know what's been presented in each session. Courses end with a final exam, and you receive a certificate of completion when you pass.

MPL staff members love the courses we have taken and frequently receive rave reviews from our patrons. Start your learning journey today and enroll!



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