Adult Opportunities

Introduction to ACORN: Exploring the Digital Collections of the Sterling Morton Library (on demand)

ACORN (Arboretum COllections & Resources Nexus) provides online access to the special collections of the Sterling Morton Library at The Morton Arboretum.

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ACORN (Arboretum COllections & Resources Nexus) provides online access to the special collections of the Sterling Morton Library at The Morton Arboretum. But what are these resources and how can you use them? In this course, learn how artists, educators, historians, botanists, and students can use the plant photographs, artwork, historical documents, and other resources that ACORN has to offer.

This online class is self-guided and can be completed wherever you have access to a computer, at your own pace. 

How Online Learning Works:

  • To access the class, you will log into TreeLearning, the Arboretum’s online learning portal. Instructions for accessing TreeLearning will be sent to registrants by email from treelearning@mortonarb.org following registration. You have access to the course for 60 days and can complete the materials anytime.
  • Complete the self-paced e-learning modules with reading material, short videos, interactive activities, and quizzes to check your understanding. 
  • The course will take approximately 40. The online materials do not need to be completed in one sitting.
  • There will not be an instructor online with you.
  • A unique email address for each participant is required at registration
  • The online materials will take approximately 40 minutes to complete. 
  • Participants will have access to online materials for 60 days after the course start date

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