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RSU 25 Adult and Community Education



Business & Skills Training

Business Research Certificate

$495

with Mary Dereshiwsky

Calendar Sep 5, 2017

Discover the specific knowledge needed to succeed in researching and utilizing the best and most appropriate data for decision making for your work organization.  Get the skills needed to effectively communicate research results to a specific audience for maximum impact and effective decision making.  For business professionals, entrepreneurs, and anyone who needs specific information about a business; or who is in business and needs specific information about a particular topic such as market potential, competitive intelligence, standard industry practice, productivity improvement, etc.  This course will give you the specific knowledge you need to succeed in yoru research quest.

Certificate in Blended Instruction

$495

with Kassia Dellabough

Calendar Sep 5, 2017

Hybrid, or blended, courses have been found to be superior in student learning to both the traditional classroom and totally online courses.  All face-to-face courses should and will be blended.  Blended gives students a better learning experience.  It gives you as teacher the ability to make better use of your valuable time.  With our certificate in blended instruction, you will find out the keys to developing a hybrid or blended course.  Take away the essentials of creating an online classroom experience and online options for enhancing your in-person class meetings.  Then explore the concept and practice of the Flipped Classroom and how to maximize your teacher time to maximize student learning.

 

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program

$2,599

with Jenny Bamford-Perkins

Calendar Jan 16, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 23 weeks

Do you want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare? We train students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes among other things preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle. Students will review important topics including phlebotomy, pharmacology, the proper use and administrations of medications, taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology including proper lead placements, a professional workplace behavior, ethics and the legal aspects of healthcare. We include 140 hours of classroom lecture and hands-on labs. In addition, students will receive brush up on workforce skills and job preparation, BLS CPR/First Aid, and Digital Literacy certifications. This portion of the course is self-paced and hours for completion may vary. Please call 469-2129 for information regarding prerequisites and schedule orientation.

 

Certified Online Instructor (COI)

$795

with Rita-Marie Conrad

Calendar Sep 5, 2017

For those new to teaching online, or those already teaching online.  Get the best instruction from the foremost authorities in online learning.  Thousands of people have taken this fundamental yet advanced training in teaching online.  From building an online course to improving an online course, from fostering online discussion to encouraging student interaction, from traditional assessment to online test, the prgram will give you both the fundamentals for teaching online, as well as the most advanced tips and techniqnues in the business.  Your instructors are authors, speakers and consultants in online learning and teaching.

Managing Social Media Platforms Certificate

$495

with Jennifer Selke

Calendar Sep 5, 2017

Different social networks have distinct characteristics, different features, and are used to develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization.  Get a skill set for working and managing different social media platforms.  Then find out what you can be doing, what you should be doing, and take back a plan to integrate social networks into your communication and marketing.  You will get a firm foundation in Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook platforms.  Come away with both an understanding of these social networks and practical, how-to techniqes to integrate social networks into your organization or business.  Your instructors are outstanding practitioners who also speak, write, and train others on social networks.

Microsoft Office 2016 Value Suite

$240

with ed2 go

Calendar Sep 1, 2017

An impressive 67.6% of all middle-skill jobs now request a fundamental knowledge of Microsoft Office, and it's the most widely used software among primary, secondary, and post-secondary students.  With that, knowing the features and functionality of this software is becoming increasingly important.  You will be introduced to Microsoft Word 2016, Microsoft Excel 2016, and Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.  In this program, you'll learn everything from creating impressive letters and documents, to compelling spreadsheets and table, to persuasive presentations.  Sign up at www.ed2go.com/rsu25aded.

Northstar Digital Literacy Certificate

Free

with Benjamin Norwood

Calendar Sep 1, 2017

The Northstar Digital Literacy Certificate is a self-guided online set of assessments that shows an individual's ability to perform basic computer skills.  Assessments are available for basic computer skills, world wide web, windows, Mac OSX, email, word, social media, excel, powerpoint, and information literacy.  Testing for a certificate is free and available to anyone who needs to assess their skills.  Lab times vary each semester and one-on-one sessions may be set up by appointment.  Please note that there is a fee for instructor led courses and one-on-one sessions.  You can call our office at 469-2129 to set up an appointment or to learn more about the program.

Social Media for Business Certificate

$495

with Jennifer Selke

Calendar Sep 5, 2017

Get in on this exciting and growing way to communicate, market and serve your customers and clients.  For businesses, nonprofits, government, and other organizations.  From Facebook to Twitter, blogging, YouTube, LinkedIn, and more, discover the new principles of communication that apply across all networks and how these specific social networks work and the possible uses for your organization.  Learn how social networks are used to develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization.  Then find out what you can be doing, what you should be doing, and take back a plan to integrate social networks into your communication and marketing.  Whether you are new to social networks or already involved, you will come away with both an understanding of social networks and practical, how-to techniques to integrate social networks into your organization or business.  Your instructors are outstanding practitioners who also speak, write, and train others on social networks.





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