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Certifications

Administrative Assistant
Price: $1,195.00
Many types of offices require the skilled work of a trained office secretary/administrative assistant. Administrative assistant duties can vary by office, but most often, an office secretary, or administrative assistant, is someone who helps to keep an office well organized and managed. Whether you want to organize your home office, enhance your current secretary skills, or start toward an exciting new career, this administrative assistant course is for you! An administrative assistant job description can vary, but overall, our course can help you better understand the skills needed to become a qualified administrative assistant. Books Included.. Click here for the full description of Administrative Assistant


Administrative Assistant & Bookkeeping Associate
Price: $3,125.00
As an office professional, you only have to do one thing: everything! And there never seems to be enough time to do it all, much less learn how. But if you really want to ramp up your job performance – and add value to your employer – you need to take this Administrative Assistant course. This course offers an almost endless supply of savvy advice, great tips, proven tools, and powerful strategies for dealing with both everyday job responsibilities and requirements.. Click here for the full description of Administrative Assistant & Bookkeeping Associate


Administrative Assistant & Bookkeeping Specialist
Price: $3,595.00
As an office professional, you only have to do one thing: everything! And there never seems to be enough time to do it all, much less learn how. But if you really want to ramp up your job performance – and add value to your employer – you need to take this Administrative Assistant course. This course offers an almost endless supply of savvy advice, great tips, proven tools, and powerful strategies for dealing with both everyday job responsibilities and requirements.. Click here for the full description of Administrative Assistant & Bookkeeping Specialist


Administrative Professional
Price: $1,875.00
Many types of offices require the skilled work of a trained office administrative assistant. Administrative assistant duties can vary by office, but most often, an administrative assistant, is someone who helps to keep an office well organized and managed.. Click here for the full description of Administrative Professional


Child Day Care Management
Price: $1,685.00
Do you love being around children? Have you ever thought about becoming a child care worker or wondered if you could start a home day care business? Child day care management distance learning course can provide you with the information to take the first step toward earning an attractive child care worker salary. You could even learn some basic ideas on how to start a home day care business! A child care worker is a special person who helps children grow, learn, and gain new skills every day. A child care worker also provides behavioral and emotional support so children feel safe and comfortable while with a child care worker. Whether you want to start a home day care business, already work at a day care center, or are looking to learn more about a career as a child care worker, this course can help. Book included.. Click here for the full description of Child Day Care Management


Child Day Care Management Specialist
Price: $2,895.00
Child day care management distance learning course can provide you with the information to take the first step toward earning an attractive child care worker salary. You could even learn some basic ideas on how to start a home day care business! A child care worker is a special person who helps children grow, learn, and gain new skills every day. A child care worker also provides behavioral and emotional support so children feel safe and comfortable while with a child care worker. The Child Health, Safety and Nutrition class is for anyone who works in a role that touches children's lives. The material is based on the most current research and reflects the latest developments in health, safety and nutrition as well as their application in multiple settings. This course covers the contemporary health, safety and nutrition needs of infant through school-age children, with extensive coverage of topics critical to the early identification of children’s health conditions and the promotion of children’s well-being.. Click here for the full description of Child Day Care Management Specialist


Event Planning & Hospitality Law Associate
Price: $2,995.00
Event planners need professional caliber information that explains everything from how to decorate, to the use of technology, and everything in between. In this course you will learn that information and much more. It is through planned events that we remember our shared history, our friends, family, and community. We include information on greener events, corporate social responsibility, international best practices, and the expanding event field. You will also learn how technology, including the use of social media, may be harnessed to improve the financial, environmental, and other strategic outcomes of a special event.. Click here for the full description of Event Planning & Hospitality Law Associate


Event Planning Professional
Price: $3,695.00
Event planners need professional caliber information that explains everything from how to decorate, to the use of technology, and everything in between. In this course you will learn that information and much more. It is through planned events that we remember our shared history, our friends, family, and community. We include information on greener events, corporate social responsibility, international best practices, and the expanding event field. You will also learn how technology, including the use of social media, may be harnessed to improve the financial, environmental, and other strategic outcomes of a special event. It's the most important day in many couples’ lives and everything needs to be perfect. With weddings becoming larger, costlier and more complex, more than two thirds of engaged couples are turning to professional wedding consultants for help. Learn how to combine your creative vision with their individual preferences to create the wedding of their dreams. Discover the newest wedding trends and find out how to be the first to adopt these new trends.. Click here for the full description of Event Planning Professional


Floral Design
Price: $1,695.00
This floral design course is the perfect place to start to learn more about custom floral design! Whether you are interested in pursuing a career in custom floral design, or just want to learn to make arrangements for the home, office or friends, this course is for you. Unlike traditional floral design schools, we let you study at home! Our floral design materials for beginners are delivered directly to your email and can help you learn the important fundamentals of custom floral design. You study when and where it is most convenient for you. Books Included. Click here for the full description of Floral Design


Floral Design Entrepreneur
Price: $2,795.00
This course is great for anyone interested in the field of Floral Design. Our course highlights floral design techniques ranging from basic to cutting edge. With a well-balanced presentation of theory and practice this course sets the standard in floral design topics covered include a history of floral design the principles and mechanics of flower arranging care and handling of flowers and foliage as well as arrangement styles for a variety of special occasions. Updated to reflect the latest concepts and practices this course will place you at the forefront of your field. This program includes a “Start Your Own Business” class will help you create the business you want. Throughout this course you will be working on your business plan and creating a quick comprehensive overview of the elements you want in your new business.. Click here for the full description of Floral Design Entrepreneur


Hydrotherapy Entrepreneur
Price: $2,625.00
Hydrotherapy is now used in modern healing spas, medical spas, and wellness centers to help clients improve their daily wellness, fitness and appearance. Hydrotherapy is also used in the prevention of major medical problems plus the healing and rehabilitation of injuries. This course guides the student through the history, scientific foundations, and practical applications of spa bodywork, and includes sections on what you should expect to encounter when working in a spa setting. Hydrotherapy, exfoliations, pelotherapy, and thalassotherapy are each covered. Each hydrotherapy protocol featured includes: Rationale, Indications, Contraindications, Equipment and Supplies, Preparation, Procedure, After the Treatment and Hygiene.. Click here for the full description of Hydrotherapy Entrepreneur


Interior Decorating | Design
Price: $1,545.00
Are you thinking about starting a career as an Interior Designer? Have you considered setting up your own business and making an income as an Interior Designer? Or maybe you have always wanted to study Interior Design to improve your own home? If you have answered yes to any of these questions then this is the course for you. As an Interior Designer you will consult with your clients to plan and carry out the design of their interior and furnishings.  This course covers a whole range of aspects relating to interior design and the elements that need to be considered in the planning stages.. Click here for the full description of Interior Decorating | Design


Interior Decorating | Design Entrepreneur
Price: $2,795.00
Interior design and decorating touches the lives of all of us in a very direct way we all live in interiors, and most of us work, study, shop, and travel inside buildings, vehicles, and other enclosures. At one time or another, almost everyone has been an interior designer or decorator on a limited scale, when choosing a painting color or a rug, when buying furniture, or when arranging furniture in a new living place. For these reasons, interior design and decorating is -- or should be -- of interest to everyone. Click here for the full description of Interior Decorating | Design Entrepreneur


Life Skills Coaching
Price: $3,495.00
Since the turn of the century, coaching parents has become a new self-employment industry, which allows person-oriented professionals and seasoned parents to become trained in skills to help parents and families achieve better communication and connection. A parent coach is a trained, professional who is the ultimate go-to resource to help parents discover their own answers and provide mentoring those results in positive changes for the entire family. This course assists you in understanding the role of a coach for parents and also helps you attain the knowledge and skills necessary to become a successful coach for parents.. Click here for the full description of Life Skills Coaching


Life Skills Coaching Specialist Entrepreneur
Price: $3,995.00
Life Skills Coaching is one of the fastest growing professions in the world today. It is a key component of individual’s success as well as an organization’s toolkit for developing leaders, working with teams, and helping employees at every level achieve their personal and professional best. Through this course you can discover the techniques and tools for becoming a successful Life Skills Coach! Life Skills Coaching, Level 2 takes readers step-by-step through the coaching process, covering all the crucial ideas and strategies for being an effective, successful life coach. This course moves seamlessly from coaching fundamentals to more advanced ideas such as helping clients to identify life purpose, recognize and combat obstacles, maintain a positive mind-set, and live with integrity. Wellness coaching is about helping people to improve their lifestyle behavior. As Wellness Coaching emerges and the world discovers the value of it, it will continue to define and re-define itself. What is clear, is that wellness coaching is the application of the principles and processes of professional life coaching to the goals of lifestyle improvement for higher levels of wellness. Also included in this course, the fundamentals of starting your own business, so that upon completion, you can begin your own Life Skills and Wellness Coaching Business.. Click here for the full description of Life Skills Coaching Specialist Entrepreneur


Wedding Consultant
Price: $1,545.00
Many couples get overwhelmed with wedding planning and often rely on a trained wedding planner to help them make their important day as special as possible. The duties of a wedding consultant can vary, but often include helping the happy couple with their wedding ceremony and reception by helping to choose wedding cakes, reception sites, flowers, invitations, and much more! This is an excellent choice in learning more about the work of a wedding planner and how you can learn to help create the most memorable wedding, regardless of size or budget. The best part is that you can study at home to learn more about a career as a wedding planner. We can help you get the training you need to become a wedding consultant. Books Included. Click here for the full description of Wedding Consultant


Wedding Consultant Entrepreneur
Price: $2,525.00
It's the most important day in many couples’ lives and everything needs to be perfect. With weddings becoming larger, costlier and more complex, more than two thirds of engaged couples are turning to professional wedding consultants for help. Learn how to combine your creative vision with their individual preferences to create the wedding of their dreams. Discover the newest wedding trends and find out how to be the first to adopt these new trends.. Click here for the full description of Wedding Consultant Entrepreneur



Certificates

Event Planning & Management
Price: $1,545.00
Event planners need professional caliber information that explains everything from how to decorate, to the use of technology, and everything in between. In this course you will learn that information and much more. It is through planned events that we remember our shared history, our friends, family, and community. We include information on greener events, corporate social responsibility, international best practices, and the expanding event field. You will also learn how technology, including the use of social media, may be harnessed to improve the financial, environmental, and other strategic outcomes of a special event.. Full description of Event Planning & Management


Food Purchasing and Cost Controls
Price: $2,795.00
Food Service Purchasing combines the requisite information on foodservice purchasing and storeroom operations, along with financial stewardship. This comprehensive course brings the four most important foundations in foodservice purchasing in one course: market and distribution systems, storeroom operations, cost controls and comprehensive product information. In addition, this course covers present-day issues like theft and security, legal and regulatory compliance, and scientific applications like aquaculture and genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Food & Beverage Cost Control course provides a practical and comprehensive overview of cost control methods for the food service industry and how they can be profitably applied. This course establishes useful guidelines for assessing, interpreting, and planning food and beverage operations. Important financial information is presented to assist readers in achieving their goals of minimizing expenditures and maximizing profits. This course covers unique topics such as "make or buy" decisions, inventory control, forecasting, and departmental interaction that give this course a richness and relevance students will profit from professionally for years to come.. Full description of Food Purchasing and Cost Controls


Hospitality and Law Associate
Price: $2,795.00
Hospitality: An Introduction provides a detailed description of the many facets of the Hospitality and Tourism sector, including tours and travel, hotels, restaurants, culinary, casino operations, cruises, and the recreation and leisure industries. Personal profiles of industry leaders highlight the wide range of career opportunities available in the field. This course discusses the Hospitality and Tourism industry's evolution toward increased internationalization and integration. Industry vignettes offer a behind-the-scenes view of real-life job tasks and career success stories. Each module of this course features practical case study scenarios, including business and social attitude comparatives, advertising and marketing messaging, financial modeling, and competitive analysis formulation.. Full description of Hospitality and Law Associate


Hospitality Management Associate
Price: $2,795.00
Hospitality: An Introduction provides a detailed description of the many facets of the Hospitality and Tourism sector, including tours and travel, hotels, restaurants, culinary, casino operations, cruises, and the recreation and leisure industries. Personal profiles of industry leaders highlight the wide range of career opportunities available in the field. This course discusses the Hospitality and Tourism industry's evolution toward increased internationalization and integration. Industry vignettes offer a behind-the-scenes view of real-life job tasks and career success stories. Each module of this course features practical case study scenarios, including business and social attitude comparatives, advertising and marketing messaging, financial modeling, and competitive analysis formulation.. Full description of Hospitality Management Associate


Hospitality Management Expert
Price: $4,495.00
Hospitality: An Introduction provides a detailed description of the many facets of the Hospitality and Tourism sector, including tours and travel, hotels, restaurants, culinary, casino operations, cruises, and the recreation and leisure industries. Personal profiles of industry leaders highlight the wide range of career opportunities available in the field. This course discusses the Hospitality and Tourism industry's evolution toward increased internationalization and integration. Industry vignettes offer a behind-the-scenes view of real-life job tasks and career success stories. Each module of this course features practical case study scenarios, including business and social attitude comparatives, advertising and marketing messaging, financial modeling, and competitive analysis formulation. Managing Quality Service in Hospitality teaches the concept of treating customers as guests and creating a "WOW" experience for them. Many other courses in this subject area skip over guest-focused service strategy in hospitality or service. This course fully covers the topic of managing hospitality organizations by using real life experience from companies like Walt Disney Company, Marriott, Ritz-Carlton, Darden Restaurants, Southwest Airlines and many others. Each module includes at suggested hospitality activities for students, in which students are encouraged to visit local organizations to talk with guests, employees and managers to obtain a variety of perspectives on the guest experience. Other activities will have students going to the internet to visit established sites for hospitality organizations.. Full description of Hospitality Management Expert


Hospitality Management Specialist
Price: $3,995.00
Hospitality: An Introduction provides a detailed description of the many facets of the Hospitality and Tourism sector, including tours and travel, hotels, restaurants, culinary, casino operations, cruises, and the recreation and leisure industries. Personal profiles of industry leaders highlight the wide range of career opportunities available in the field. This course discusses the Hospitality and Tourism industry's evolution toward increased internationalization and integration. Industry vignettes offer a behind-the-scenes view of real-life job tasks and career success stories. Each module of this course features practical case study scenarios, including business and social attitude comparatives, advertising and marketing messaging, financial modeling, and competitive analysis formulation.. Full description of Hospitality Management Specialist


Hospitality Marketing Associate
Price: $2,795.00
Hospitality: An Introduction provides a detailed description of the many facets of the Hospitality and Tourism sector, including tours and travel, hotels, restaurants, culinary, casino operations, cruises, and the recreation and leisure industries. Personal profiles of industry leaders highlight the wide range of career opportunities available in the field. This course discusses the Hospitality and Tourism industry's evolution toward increased internationalization and integration. Industry vignettes offer a behind-the-scenes view of real-life job tasks and career success stories. Each module of this course features practical case study scenarios, including business and social attitude comparatives, advertising and marketing messaging, financial modeling, and competitive analysis formulation.. Full description of Hospitality Marketing Associate


Hospitality Marketing Expert
Price: $4,495.00
Hospitality: An Introduction provides a detailed description of the many facets of the Hospitality and Tourism sector, including tours and travel, hotels, restaurants, culinary, casino operations, cruises, and the recreation and leisure industries. Personal profiles of industry leaders highlight the wide range of career opportunities available in the field. This course discusses the Hospitality and Tourism industry's evolution toward increased internationalization and integration. Industry vignettes offer a behind-the-scenes view of real-life job tasks and career success stories. Each module of this course features practical case study scenarios, including business and social attitude comparatives, advertising and marketing messaging, financial modeling, and competitive analysis formulation.. Full description of Hospitality Marketing Expert


Hospitality Marketing Specialist
Price: $4,495.00
Hospitality: An Introduction provides a detailed description of the many facets of the Hospitality and Tourism sector, including tours and travel, hotels, restaurants, culinary, casino operations, cruises, and the recreation and leisure industries. Personal profiles of industry leaders highlight the wide range of career opportunities available in the field. This course discusses the Hospitality and Tourism industry's evolution toward increased internationalization and integration. Industry vignettes offer a behind-the-scenes view of real-life job tasks and career success stories. Each module of this course features practical case study scenarios, including business and social attitude comparatives, advertising and marketing messaging, financial modeling, and competitive analysis formulation.. Full description of Hospitality Marketing Specialist


Hospitality Sales & Marketing Associate
Price: $2,795.00
Drawing from the insights of leading sales executives, Hospitality Sales covers the changing hospitality sales profession, including the three emerging selling roles and when to use them. Transactional selling, consultative selling, and alliance selling are unique approaches that salespeople use depending on situational factors. This course explores customer motives and how sales professionals can tailor their approach to the buyer’s perception of value. This Hospitality Sales course will help you understand the new world of buyer-seller relationships and succeed in each sales situation.. Full description of Hospitality Sales & Marketing Associate


Hospitality Sales & Marketing Specialist
Price: $4,495.00
Drawing from the insights of leading sales executives, Hospitality Sales covers the changing hospitality sales profession, including the three emerging selling roles and when to use them. Transactional selling, consultative selling, and alliance selling are unique approaches that salespeople use depending on situational factors. This course explores customer motives and how sales professionals can tailor their approach to the buyer’s perception of value. This Hospitality Sales course will help you understand the new world of buyer-seller relationships and succeed in each sales situation.. Full description of Hospitality Sales & Marketing Specialist


Hospitality Sales Associate
Price: $2,795.00
Drawing from the insights of leading sales executives, Hospitality Sales covers the changing hospitality sales profession, including the three emerging selling roles and when to use them. Transactional selling, consultative selling, and alliance selling are unique approaches that salespeople use depending on situational factors. This course explores customer motives and how sales professionals can tailor their approach to the buyer’s perception of value. This Hospitality Sales course will help you understand the new world of buyer-seller relationships and succeed in each sales situation.. Full description of Hospitality Sales Associate


Private Investigator
Price: $1,545.00
Private investigator jobs can be intriguing, exciting and sometimes adventurous, but being a private investigator is also a serious and important career. This private investigator training can provide you with the essential skills and knowledge for a number of entry level private investigator jobs. Our distance learning private investigator training will provide instruction on surveillance, information gathering, interview techniques and much more! Books Included.. Full description of Private Investigator


Professional Photography
Price: $1,545.00
If you ever thought about taking photography courses, this is an excellent place to start! Our photography courses provide an in-depth look at everything from photography basics to a digital photography course component. Whether you are an avid photographer, or haven’t picked up a camera in years, this photography courses can help you fine tune your photography skills and revisit the ever-important photography basics. Our photography courses offer a comprehensive look at a number of important photography topics.. Full description of Professional Photography


Start Your Own Business
Price: $1,545.00
Would you love to be your own boss? Do you have a great idea for a business, but just don't know where to begin? Let us help you get started! Our in-depth course can provide you with a comprehensive introduction on how to start your own business. This is your chance to take that exciting first step toward a new career as an entrepreneur! Do you have an idea to start your own internet business, or start your own home business? This course is an excellent starting point in learning the fundamentals every entrepreneur should understand and employ. Book included. Full description of Start Your Own Business


Travel Agent and Tourism
Price: $1,545.00
Are you interested in learning more about a travel agent career? Would you like to better understand travel and tourism jobs? Our travel and tourism school can help you learn more about a travel agent career and take the first step in getting quality travel agent training. Travel agent career professionals consistently help people plan family vacations, corporate trips, cruises, international travel, and specialty tours such as adventure vacations. Travel agents generally have access to important information regarding fares and discounts, and are knowledgeable about particular geographic locations. Overall, a travel agent career professional can help consumers plan the most appropriate travel arrangements for their needs. Our travel agent course can provide travel agent training on the essentials of a travel and tourism jobs, and could be your first step in getting one of many interesting travel and tourism jobs such as working for a corporation, online travel agency, or even working from home! Books Included.. Full description of Travel Agent and Tourism


Travel Agent Geography
Price: $1,299.00
A professional travel agent must match the traveler with the right destination and services this course helps you learn how to do that exact thing. Travel Agent Geography approaches geography from the travel industry perspective and is designed not just for travel agents but for all travel professionals. Among the highlights are detailed information on attractions, climate, lodging, and cultural patterns. Sample itineraries and profiles of typical visitors to each destination are also included in this course.. Full description of Travel Agent Geography



Courses

Becoming an Extraordinary Problem Solver
Price: $225.00
Identified by many as a career-survival skill for the new millennium, problem solving is increasingly important at all levels in the organization. We are all problem solvers. Problems arise and we find ways to avoid them, adapt to them, or solve them. The extraordinary problem solver does much more by turning problems into opportunities. Learn the skills that take you beyond ordinary problem solving. Tools and techniques give you step by step guidance for solving your most challenging problems.. Full description of Becoming an Extraordinary Problem Solver


Brain Boosters
Price: $225.00
Most workers today, regardless of their position and responsibilities, face an overwhelming need to use their brains more effectively. Learning and adapting to changing demands are the critical survival skills for today and the future. This course will help you sharpen your learning, remembering, and thinking skills through stimulating exercises and practical experiences. During the course, you'll explore your current strategies for learning and remembering as you map out techniques for dealing with new information and skills. Hands-on practice with concentration boosters and learning techniques can help you increase your effectiveness at work while decreasing fatigue. Your success in the business environment today and in the future depends on life-long learning. This course will help you develop personalized strategies for meeting this critical challenge.. Full description of Brain Boosters


Dealing Positively with Conflict
Price: $225.00
Conflict is an inevitable part of work life. It can block effectiveness or boost results, depending on how you deal with it. Explore your preferred approaches to conflict resolution and learn new strategies for resolving workplace conflict in this dynamic on-line course. Apply conflict resolution skills using practice scenarios and real situations. Prepare for anticipated conflict and lay the groundwork for positive interactions using the practical tools provided in this course.. Full description of Dealing Positively with Conflict


Fundamentals of Instructional Design
Price: $270.00
Students will explore ways in which courses can be designed. Students will be introduced to the ADDIE design model and other design models that may work in other environments. Students will write instructional objectives and design a unit of instruction and assessments that support the instructional objects. Students will plan an evaluation of their instructional materials.. Full description of Fundamentals of Instructional Design


GED Math Review
Price: $350.00
This course will review the skills necessary to pass the Mathematics portion of the GED. Topics that will be covered include: Whole numbers and Operations, Decimal Numbers and Operations, Fraction and Operations, Statistics and Data, Percents, Probability, Algebra and Geometry.. Full description of GED Math Review


GED Reading Review
Price: $295.00
This course will review the skills necessary to pass the Reading portion of the GED. Topics that will be covered include: Interpreting Prose Fiction, Interpreting Poetry, Interpreting Drama and Interpreting Prose Nonfiction.. Full description of GED Reading Review


GED Review Comprehensive
Price: $745.00
This course will review the skills necessary to pass the GED. Students will review the basic skill needed to pass each of the five tests: Reading, Writing, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies.. Full description of GED Review Comprehensive


GED Science Review
Price: $305.00
This course will review the skills necessary to pass the Science portion of the GED. Topics that will be covered include: Biology, Earth and Space Science and Physical Science.. Full description of GED Science Review


GED Social Studies Review
Price: $305.00
This course will review the skills necessary to pass the Social Studies portion of the GED. Topics that will be covered include: World History, US History, Civics and Government, Economics and Geography.. Full description of GED Social Studies Review


GED Writing Review
Price: $305.00
This course will review the skills necessary to pass the Writing portion of the GED. Topics that will be covered include: Basic English Usage, Sentence Structure, Grammar, and Organization.. Full description of GED Writing Review


Introduction to Genealogy - Building Your Family Tree
Price: $305.00
Who Are Your Ancestors? What were they like? How and where did they live? Ever considered learning more about your family history? Learn to trace your family's roots and start your own family tree. This class will help you learn how to begin your hunt, introducing you to the resources available for performing genealogical research. Learn how to find online databases, obtain vital (birth, marriage, and death) records, and discover the resources available at Family History Library branches across the US.. Full description of Introduction to Genealogy - Building Your Family Tree


Learning Styles in the Classroom
Price: $305.00
Does it seem like some of your students get it with very little help from you while others never seem to even after a lot of one-on-one coaching? If so, it could that you are not speaking their learning language. Every person brings their own learning style to the classroom, even young children. By learning about your own learning style and the learning styles of others you will learn ways to reach all of your students and to help them to learn better.. Full description of Learning Styles in the Classroom


Moving a course from the classroom to cyberspace
Price: $225.00
Building an online course is not the same as preparing to teach in the classroom. A well-designed online course requires more preparation. Since learning online is different than learning in the classroom, you will need to be aware of what works and what doesn't. This course will introduce you to the process of instructional design for online learning and will walk you through the process of building one unit of study for your course. You will learn how to build online interactions and to make your courses more student-centered.. Full description of Moving a course from the classroom to cyberspace


Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom
Price: $305.00
Every student in your class is intelligent. The trick is to finding out just how he or she is intelligent and tapping that to help your student to learn more easily and to allow him or her to add a new a dimension to your course. Howard Gardners's Multiple Intelligence Theory defines students as intelligent in one of eight areas. By teaching to a student's intelligences and by allowing them to express themselves using their preferred intelligences the entire classroom can be enriched. Students will explore the Multiple Intelligences theories and learn to design lesson plans that appeal to various intelligences.. Full description of Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom


Positive Parenting
Price: $305.00
Parents, teachers and other that work children will learn to use Positive Discipline to encourage self-respect, self-discipline, cooperation, good behavior and problem-solving skills in their children. Topics to be covered include how to create natural and logical consequences, how to effectively encourage children and the four mistaken goals of behavior.. Full description of Positive Parenting


Reaching Out to the Strong-Willed Child
Price: $255.00
Parenting or teaching a strong-willed child can be a challenge on even the best of days. The way they respond to world and to you is different from that of most other children. And the techniques you use to reach other children don't work on them or worse, backfire completely. The way to reach them is not to break their will but to channel it so that it becomes an asset to them as they grow older. In this course we will explore various approaches to working with these challenging childrent that also work great on the less challenging ones.. Full description of Reaching Out to the Strong-Willed Child


Teaching Online Successfully
Price: $225.00
The role of the teacher in the online classroom is no less important than it is in the traditional classroom, it is just different. Get insights in to how to make the move from "stage on the stage" to "guide on the side" as you move your classroom into cyberspace. This course will introduce you to the tools used in the online classroom, the concepts of student-centered learning, give you ideas on how to encourage student participation. All of this will help you find your place in the virtual classroom.. Full description of Teaching Online Successfully


Tracing Your Civil War Ancestry
Price: $255.00
Does your genealogy research include Civil War Ancestors? Trace an ancestor who served in the Civil War through a large variety of sources of material. Civil War records were kept in greater detail than previous wars.. Full description of Tracing Your Civil War Ancestry