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RSU 25 Adult and Community Education

Business & Skills Training

Advanced Teaching Online


with William Draves

Calendar Sep 5, 2017

In the 21st century, half of all learning will be online.  The opportunities are tremendous for teaching online.  Discover how to plan, develop and teach an online course.  Take home a ten step model for developing your online course.  Experience one of the most advanced online classrooms for teachers.  Learn how to create online audio lectures with slide shows.  Plus, find out how self quizzes enhance learning.  See an animation, drop-and-drop exercise, and dynamite welcome pages.  Engage in online discussin with other teachers.  An instructor's book, Advanced Teaching Online, is included.

Boosting Your Web Site Traffic


with Dan Belhassen

Calendar Oct 2, 2017

Acquire the basic skills to boost your web site traffic, including how to analyze your visitor traffic, how to use search enging optimization to get greater visibility and exposure in Google searches, and how to redesign your web site copy to increase your visitors and results.  No experience necessary, but if you are at an advanced level, your instructor is an SEO expert and can answer your toughest questions as well.

Business Coaching Certificate


with Sherri Restauri

Calendar Sep 5, 2017

Mentoring and coaching have come to be used more frequently in organizations to improve leadership competencies.  It has benefits for the employer and employee.  The knowledge you gather will change the way you see yourself in the workplace.  Through this knowledge, you can find helpful strategies to navigate through work and life.  Additionally, in this course you will develop skills in the development, implementation, and support of coaching and mentoring programs in your workplace.  Critical analysis and improvement of your programs alongside group dynamics and innovative strategies will also be examined in terms of coaching and mentoring programs.  This course offers the much-awaited toolkit you have been searching for to improve your employees' performance and create the working environment that your employees will find truly rewarding.


Business Research Certificate


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


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.


Certificate in Designing Webinars


with William Draves

Calendar Oct 2, 2017

Finally, you can acquire the best professional development in webinar design, presentations, planning, and marketing.  Webinars are a popular format for delivering information.  They can be very successful for your organization, IF you have good webinar presentations and good management and marketing.  Discover the power of successful webinars for your business organization.  Then learn the 4 key strategies to make your webinars more successful.  Acquire techniques and tips that will make your webinars winners with your audiences.  Then acquire the webinar planning skills involved in budgeting, pricing, and marketing webinar meetings.  Take back a certificate in designing webinars that provides you with the latest and best informatin about presenting webinars, as well as managing and marketing them.  You will be learning from two of the foremeost authorities on webinars.

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program


with Jenny Bamford-Perkins

Calendar Nov 6, 2017 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)


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.

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