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Managing Social Media Platforms Certificate
with Jennifer Selke
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 your 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 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.
Northstar Digital Literacy Certificate
with ACE Staff
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.
with Dan Belhassen
Get the keys to making online advertising work for you and your organization. See how pay-per-click advertising with Google AdWords works. Find out how to test low budget Adword campaigns. Learn how you can target local audiences. Then discover Facebook Advertising and how you can determine the demographics and even numbers of people you want to reach. No experience is necessary, but if you are at an advanced level, your instructor is an online ad expert and can answer your toughest questions as well.
Online Learning and Teaching for K12 Teachers
with William Draves
Discover the fascinating world of online learning and teaching. Specifically for K-12 teachers, you will find out why and how your students learn online. Find out about all the wonderful eTools being used, from drag-and-drop games to virtual labs. Then find out how you can begin to use the web in your own teaching. See why web-enhanced courses are being introduced in K-12 schools. Then take home online strategies for helping your students to learn more and preparing them for the workplace.
OSHA 10 Training
with Mike Woodman
OSHA recommends employees in various industries participate in workplace safety training. The OSHA 10 course is designed to familiarize workers with OSHA standards as well as safety and health hazzards common to the workplace. OSHA 10 general industry training is appropriate for workers in the fields: healthcare, factory operations, warehousing, manufactoring, storage and more. Enrollement and completion will help education workers to predict, prevent, identify and stop possible common hazzards. Registration fee includes lunch and card.
Social Media for Business Certificate
with Jennifer Selke
Get in on this exciting and growing way to communicate, market and serve your customers and clients. For businesses, nonprofits, governement, 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 communcation 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.
Students with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)
with Julia Coates
Today, every school in America has students who have been diagnosed with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) - a neurological disorder on the autism spectrum. The effects of this disorder vary widely, but it is important for every teacher to understand how to recognize behaviors that may indicate ASD. In this course, you take away strategies for working effectively with ASD students. And you will find out how to work effectively with parents to create the most positive learning environment for children and teens with this disorder.
Substitute Teacher Preparation
with David Reilly
To be a substitute today it takes student respect, skills and a portfolio of ideas and workable presentations. You may get the first call but the successful substitute gets the second and third call to report. Understand what is expected of a substitute and how to maximize your value to a school. Find out about how to develop a sub notebook, understand classroom management, the latest techniques in developing lesson plans, how to use your own portfolio to assist in teaching, and more. With information applicable to any U.S. state, this course will provide you with the information you need to be successful at any level in any school. It will start you on the teaching path with a working knowledge and a portfolio of ideas to use the day you walk in to a new teaching environment. It will also assist you in finding important information to make you a valuable asset to any school system.