Online education allows individuals to learn something new from the convenience of a computer. With no travel involved, online education saves time and money yet provides a real return to the participant. COMMON offers three types of online education.

MEMBERcasts are hour-long sessions addressing a particular topic, taught by a subject-matter expert.

  • Member registration is always free
  • Non-Member webcast registration is $99
  • Archived webcasts are also available to Members at no charge

POWERcasts are sponsored one-hour sessions addressing a particular topic, taught by a subject-matter expert.

  • Registration is free for everyone
  • Archived POWERcasts are available to everyone for 30 days after the event before being moved to the Member Webcast Library

Check the current schedule.

Webcast Library RecordingsSign in to Cosmo to access past webcasts. Click on Webcast Library in the top menu.

Webinars are more in-depth; they can span several hours over the course of a few days or a few weeks. These special sessions are available for a minimal admission charge, with a discount offered to Members. Check the schedule.

Video Tutorials provide several hours of instruction on a particular topic. These tutorials can be accessed on demand for a specific period of time. Members receive a discount on the subscription price. Open Source Video Tutorials are now available.