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RSU 25 Adult and Community Education



Business & Skills Training

Digital Literacy for Seniors-Word Documents

Free

with Tina Monreal

Calendar Apr 9, 2019 at 2 pm

Explore Word and the many things you can do with it.

Digital Marketing Certificate

$495

with Dan Belhassen

Calendar Apr 1, 2019

Come get a fundamental yet advanced introduction to eMarketing, including improving email promotions, analyzing your web site traffic, doing search engine optimization, and how to successfully employ online advertising. 

Relevant for any type of organization, including businesses, companies, non-profits, and government agencies. No eMarketing experience or expertise is necessary. If you are already at an advanced level, your instructors are experts and can provide the latest most advanced information and answer your toughest questions.

Digital Marketing Certificate

$495

with Dan Belhassen

Calendar Jun 3, 2019

Come get a fundamental yet advanced introduction to eMarketing, including improving email promotions, analyzing your web site traffic, doing search engine optimization, and how to successfully employ online advertising. 

Relevant for any type of organization, including businesses, companies, non-profits, and government agencies. No eMarketing experience or expertise necessary. If you are already at an advanced level, your instructors are experts and can provide the latest most advanced information and answer your toughest questions.

Fostering Online Discussion

$195

with Mary Dereshiwsky

Calendar Apr 1, 2019

Being engaged with your online learners throughout the course is one of the three biggest weaknesses of online teachers. It is also one of the three biggest ways to take your online course to the next level, making it a superior learning experience for your learners.

Come experience how to do it from the creator of the concept and practice of 'continual engagement' in teaching. Discover how to build student success through your interaction, how to give online learners feedback, communicating with them about everything from subject matter to delicate issues to grading.

You will come away with advanced, practical how-to tips from one of the foremeost authorities on fostering online discussion. And you will see how your instructor models great interaction and engaement in the online environment.

Generational Learning Styles

$145

with Kassia Dellabough

Calendar Apr 1, 2019

Regardless of your age, it is always helpful to increase your understanding of how your current students learn and what your future students might need because students learn in a variety of ways. This course will focus on the influence of generational characteristics on learning styles. Your students learn differently than you do. Come find out how to help your students learn more and discover something new about yourself too!

We will explore fascinating information on the brain and how each generation has responded to their unique "cohort experience." You will acquire the skills and information needed to facilitate Gen Y and the emerging generation of learners. Understand how your own generational characteristics impact your learning AND your teaching. 

Come away with our top 20 generational techniques for helping your students learn more.

Google Suites

$35

with Tina Monreal

Calendar May 21, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Google Suites is a collection of apps that are used for cloud computing with productivity and storage functioning.  Explore G Suite with us and discover the collaborative advantages google docs, sheets, drive, calendar, video conferencing, and their other Google apps have to offer.  See how easy it is to put the skills you learned in other courses to work in Google.  2 Sessions.

Google Tools; Gmail, Drive, Docs

Free

with Chris Suggs

Calendar Apr 4, 2019 at 12 pm

This class is provided free in partnership between RSU 25 Adult and Community Education and the Maine Digital Inclusion Initiative developed by the National Digital Equity Center that deploys teams of AmeriCorps volunteers throughout the state of Maine to provide free computer skills training to the public in community centers, libraries, and adult education facilities. The goal is to target digital literacy barriers in our communities to promote technology's impact on economic development, workforce education, and older Mainers' aging in place needs.

Learn to use this cloud-based program to create and share documents, set up a Gmail account, and more. Computers will be available. You don't need to bring a laptop or purchase software to attend.

2 Sessions

Integrating Social Media in Your Organization

$195

with Jennifer Selke

Calendar Apr 1, 2019

Take away a practical strategy and techniques for implementing a social strategy for your organizaton or business. Learn the top five considerations when starting a social network as well as tips to manage an online community. Discover how to create your own private social network using the Ning platform. Discuss the top tools to use to manage your social media life and build integration into your website. See how Google Docs and Calendars work and how to use online video to further your business goals. Hear about mobile check-in applicatons and how companies are using coupon and deal sites. Get your company listed properly on local search engines so more customers can find you. Discuss how web design has changed and get feedback on your website while discovering usability testing and user interface design. Finally, learn how to mange this influx of information created by the new media revoluton. Develop a manageable workflow and get productivity tips to be more efficient. Learn what you might be doing wrong in social media as well as essential policies to have in place for your employees and company. See what trends are on the horizon and where your goals fit with those new trends.





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