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Learning Circles

Learning Circles

Learning Circles are a different way to learn. They offer the convenience of an online class and the accountability of a classroom setting—the best of both worlds.

If you’ve started an online course and didn’t finish. . .
If you enjoy meeting others who are passionate about your interests. . .
If you learn best in an interactive environment. . .

Then Learning Circles may be the just-right learning environment for you!

All of our Learning Circles have a facilitator, online content, the tools needed to learn and practice new skills, and a learning environment where participants both teach and learn, act and observe, and speak and listen to each other.

Currently, our Learning Circles meet in an online discussion platform as their virtual classroom.

Learning Circles are available through a partnership with Peer to Peer University (


Check back for future Learning Circles.

*Registration at will be available at least 30 days before a Learning Circle class begins.


Our Learning Circle polls are closed. Here are the January 2021 results.


Thank you for voting!

What general topics for a Learning Circle class interest you?

  • New Skills (41%, 46 Votes)
  • The Creative Arts (39%, 44 Votes)
  • History (13%, 15 Votes)
  • Current Events (6%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 55

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The polls for the following Learning Circle classes are closed. The January 2021 results are below.

The Creative Arts | History | New Skills | Current Events

If you don’t see a class you’d like to take in the following polls, you can share your idea for a Learning Circle with us on social media. Find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Thank you for voting!

What creative arts class or classes most interest you?

  • Something else in the creative arts (44%, 40 Votes)
  • Photography (20%, 18 Votes)
  • Creative writing (19%, 17 Votes)
  • Guitar playing (18%, 16 Votes)

Total Voters: 52

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What history class or classes most interest you?

  • A different history topic (42%, 19 Votes)
  • From freedom rides to Ferguson: Narratives of nonviolence in the American Civil Rights Movement (20%, 9 Votes)
  • A history of human spaceflight (20%, 9 Votes)
  • American history: The age of Thomas Jefferson (18%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 37

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What class or classes for new skills most interest you?

  • A different class for personal growth (43%, 29 Votes)
  • American Sign Language (35%, 24 Votes)
  • Personal finance 101 (12%, 8 Votes)
  • Introduction to game design (10%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 45

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What class or classes about current events most interest you?

  • Finding information in a post-truth world (33%, 19 Votes)
  • A different current events topic (29%, 17 Votes)
  • Refugees and human rights (21%, 12 Votes)
  • Epidemics: The dynamics of infectious disease (17%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 38

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