Online Professional Development Courses Through LERN
Click the descriptions of upcoming classes below for more information or view all our LERN classes at http://www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/uwrock. For more information, contact the Office of Continuing Education at (608) 758-6565, ext. 360.
Cybersecurity for Managers - Cyber security issues are all around us and reach nearly every part of our business and work, from online banking and education to Facebook and Wi-Fi. Finally, you can get up to date on Cyber Security basics and fundamentals. Designed for non-technical managers, directors and others in the work place, you will find out about threats and vulnerabilities, safeguards, common attacks, viruses, malware and spyware, disaster recover planning, Intrusion Detection/Prevention, basic security architecture, introductory forensics, and cyber terrorism.
Extraordinary Customer Service Transform your customer service into something extraordinary. As a result more repeat business will improve your bottom line. Customer service separates you from your competition. Extraordinary customer service comes from focusing on the few essential elements that yield big results. Discover how easy it is to tweak your customer service from the ordinary to the extraordinary. You'll take away a customer service plan that will help you focus on the key elements that will get you started on your pathway to success. $145
Funding Your Business that will allow potential business owners the opportunity to explore financial feasibility in three areas: start-up or expansion; profits; and cash. The course will also cover potential debt and equity sources of funds to help create a financially successful venture. The course costs $195.
Instagram Pinterest and Facebook: Marketing on Image Driven Platforms People love interacting with pictures on social media! They are the most popular and engaging posts on Facebook. Stay current with the latest new sites and changes in trends. Then learn how to identify what images work for your business goals. Discover new sources for photos and images and learn how to quickly and easily edit them to suit your marketing objectives. Learn what different social sites are best image sharing and how to maximize each site for a specific business goal. You will leave class with a new set of tools and a road map to supercharge your marketing campaign. $195
Media Buying Strategies Discover the marketing planning process to clearly delineate the relationship between marketing and media-buying decisions. Marketing functions are examined through case analysis to successfully integrate all elements of the media-buying process. This course presents concepts and strategies from a business decision-making perspective. This approach reflects the emphasis on the marketing decisions that business owners are most likely to confront in their marketing operations when meeting with various media outlets and managing their marketing campaigns. Come away with knowledge of media buying strategies to promote your organization and boost sales and profits. $195
Spanish for Medical Professionals I Are you frustrated by the communication gap that can occur between you and your Spanish-speaking patients? If you answered yes, this Spanish class — designed specifically for healthcare professionals — will help you bridge that gap. You will practice the basic, practical language skills needed to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients and their families. You will learn the basics of the language, gain an understanding of the culture, and know how to ask the questions crucial to quality healthcare. Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or speak no Spanish, you will complete the course with the skills you will need to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients. Students will also need to order an eBook for under $10, or the paperback book version. $145
Spanish for Medical Professionals II will allow those you have a basic understanding of Spanish to expand their knowledge of the Spanish language and increase their medical vocabulary and practice interviewing patients, taking health history, diagnosing, giving instructions and prescribing medication. $145
Google Apps for BusinessGoogle has variety of web based applications and tools to help you become more productive, including Gmail, Google Calendar, Drive, Hangouts, Documents, Spreadsheets, Presentations, and more. Move beyond the basic features you figured out on your own. Be able to use them to work collaboratively and increase productivity. Learn how to run online meetings and webinars. Learn the ins and outs of all the tools Google has to help you become more productive and improve your work communication skills. You will learn time saving tips and strategies to get more done in your work and personal life. $195
Discover why girls waste 30% of their study time, why boys get worse grades than girls, why boys do less homework than girls, and the 5 learning habits girls get in school that hurts them in the workplace. Your female students learn differently than your male students. Discover how girls learn. Take away 10 top tips for helping girls learn more, and the 5 tips to help girls succeed more. Then discover how boys learn. Take away 10 top tips for helping boys learn more, and the 5 tips to help boys succeed more. Get info about research not available anywhere else. $145, with an optional additional $40 paid later for one graduate credit from the University of South Dakota.
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. $145 with an optional $40 paid later for graduate credit.
Online Learning and Teaching for K12 Teachers 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. $145, with an optional additional $40 paid later for graduate credit from the University of South Dakota.
Using Cell Phones in the ClassroomClass, turn your cell phones — on! Most of your students have cell phones, and now you can use this valuable tool in your classroom to engage and involve your students more in their learning. Discover how to implement cell phones in your classroom from a teacher who has done it successfully. Come away with a step-by-step how-to plan on enhancing your students’ learning, and your teaching. $145
Online Personal Enrichment and Professional Development Courses Through Ed2go
Update your skills, discover a new talent or chart a new career path at your own pace and convenience with instructor-led online courses. Visit our Continuing Education website for ed2go at www.ed2go.com/uwrockce and browse our catalog of more than 100 online courses.
Most courses are $99 and run for six-weeks, with new sessions offered every month. Coures include:
- Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010
- Accounting Fundamentals
- Creating Web Pages
- Happy and Healthy Pregnancy
- Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach
- Speed Spanish
- Secrets to Better Photography
- Beginning Writer’s Workshop
- Project Management Fundamentals
- Creating WordPress Websites
- A to Z Grantwriting
- Grammar Refresher
- Medical Coding
- Introduction to SQL
- Introduction to Quickbooks 2012
- Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2010
- Human Anatomy and Physiology
- Introduction to Java Programming
- Introduction to Microsoft Access 2010
- Fundamentals of Supervision and Management
- Computer Skills for the Workplace
- Become a Veterinary Assistant
- Effective Business Writing
- And many more!
How to get started:
- To see all the courses we offer, visit our Online Instruction Center: www.ed2go.com/uwrockce
- Click the Courses link, choose the department and course title you are interested in and select the Enroll Now button. Follow the instructions to enroll and pay for your course. Here you will enter your e-mail address and choose a password that will grant you access to the Classroom.
- When your course starts, return to our Online Instruction Center and click the Classroom link. To begin your studies, simply log in with your e-mail and the password you selected during enrollment.