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Get the Education You Need, When You Need It.

In today’s fast-paced economy, it’s expected employees will be continuously learning and improving their skills, especially if they’re seeking out a promotion or a change in position. However, finding time for this improvement is difficult.

That’s why Heritage College has partnered with Ed2Go to deliver short, dynamic courses designed to give you the skills training you need on a flexible schedule that fits your busy life. These short programs are delivered by a team of recognized professionals in their fields, and all certificates received are authorized by Heritage College.

So get the training you need to revitalize your career today!

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Advance your medical skills with these short healthcare courses.

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Become an Optical Assistant

Learn why optical assisting is such as interesting job and how rewarding it can be to help people solve their vision problems. This course is a great way to start your career as it will help you better understand everything that's involved in the job and how you can become certified and licensed optical assistant.

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Become a Physical Therapy Aide

Prepare for a rewarding career as an important member of the physical therapy team. This course will teach you about the workings of the human body, various disorders, patient safety, and even how to speak the language of physical therapy.

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Become a Veterinary Assistant

Explore a career as a veterinary assistant as you learn about pet nutrition, preventing parasites, health and safety issues, reasons for and against spaying and neutering, and how to best assist owners in times of need.

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Become a Veterinary Assistant II: Canine Reproduction

Learn the principles of sound dog breeding from a practicing veterinarian. This course will provide you with the essential facts of the entire canine breeding cycle, from assessing the health of parents to puppy care.

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Become a Veterinary Assistant III: Practical Skills

Learn the practical skills you need to become a successful veterinary assistant. This course provides detailed videos and cutting-edge graphics to demonstrate procedures and techniques you'll use on the job.

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Explore a Career as an Administrative Medical Assistant

Learn what it takes to have a successful career as an administrative medical assistant. This course explores the job of an administrative medical assistant (AMA) in a doctor's office—from appointment scheduling and chart creation to medical billing and coding.

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Explore a Career as a Clinical Medical Assistant

Learn what it takes to have a successful career as a clinical medical assistant in the exciting and high-demand world of healthcare.

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Explore a Career in Medical Coding

Explore a career as a medical coder and gain learn to use the CPT manual and IDC-10-CM, which will give you a leg up on others who are new to this career.

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Explore a Career in Medical Transcription

Learn how to transcribe the most common medical reports used in both inpatient and outpatient settings. This course contains grammar review, as well as important clinical knowledge of major disease processes that are essential to enhancing your skills as a medical documentation specialist.

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Explore a Career in Medical Writing

In this course, you'll learn about the different types of medical writing that you can do, how to break into and succeed in this industry, and how to write effectively on medical topics.

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Explore a Career as a Pharmacy Technician

This course will help you master the skills that will prepare you for and entry-level position as a pharmacy tech or clerk, and the steps you can take to become certified.

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Handling Medical Emergencies

Learn how to help family, friends, and anyone in an emergency when every second counts. This course will help you recognize the early signs and symptoms of common medical conditions and emergencies, so you can provide appropriate treatment while waiting for the EMS to arrive.

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Helping Elderly Parents

Discover how to appreciate and cherish your aging parents. This course will help you learn what to expect, what to watch for, how to deal with physical and emotional challenges, and where to find resources to help as your parent or loved ones transition into their golden years.

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Human Anatomy and Physiology

This course provides in-depth knowledge of the principles of genetics, how the body's systems work together, and how the human body fights off diseases.

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Human Anatomy and Physiology II

Gain an even greater knowledge of the human body in the Human Anatomy and Physiology II course. You will learn the basic characteristics of the four main types of tissues, the general and special senses, cellular metabolism, body chemistry, and significant events in the life span, from fertilization through old age.

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Introduction to the Medical Laboratory

This course will introduce you to working in a medical laboratory. You will learn how to perform common tests in each laboratory department, as well as specimen collection, handling, and processing. You will gain also key skills for working with laboratory instruments and computer systems and how they work with laboratory professionals to improve quality and efficiency.

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Medical Math

Master the math skills you need to succeed in the medical field from calculating dosages to using scientific formulas. Whatever medical field you are in, the hands-on activities in this course will help you perform day-to-day math tasks quickly, easily, and accurately.

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Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach

If you have ever had trouble memorizing medical terms, this course (and word association approach) is for you. You'll learn medical terminology from an anatomical approach by looking at each root term, its origin, a combined form, and an example of non-medical everyday usage.

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Medical Terminology II: A Focus on Human Disease

Learn medical terminology related to all 11 of the body's organ systems, and review different diagnostic and treatment procedures for each system. This course includes lessons and activities designed to help you understand and remember the medical terminology you learn.

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Spanish for Medical Professionals

This course provides knowledge of basic medical phrases to help you better communicate with the Spanish-speaking community.

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Veterinary Medical Terminology

Learn to pronounce, spell, and define veterinary medical terms. This course provides a step-by-step process that will help you build an understanding of medical language specific to the veterinary field.

Heathcare Certificates

Develop new skills in healthcare, and broaden your expertise with these unique certificates.

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Certificate in Brain Health

Gain an understanding of the brain and explore how lifestyle choices impact this remarkable organ. This course offers techniques and insights based on recent scientific studies about fostering health, happiness and well-being to support a healthy brain.

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Certificate in End of Life Care

When you work in end of life care, you must be prepared for the challenges it brings you, your patients, and their families. This course will enhance the knowledge and skills of health care professionals and individuals who work with or care for those experiencing a terminal illness.

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Certificate in Food, Nutrition, & Health

Gain insight into how food interacts with your body and how to make healthy changes for better nutrition. This course provides a holistic overview of current food and nutrition issues and their impact on physical, social, and emotional health.

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Certificate in Gerontology

Prove you have the skills required to meet the health care needs of an aging population. This course will deliver the information you need to work with people over 65 including assessing and managing pain, common issues of aging, dealing with elder abuse, mental health, and death and dying.

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Certificate in Healing Environments for Body, Mind, and Spirit

Examine how Optimal Healing Environments impact the health of individuals and communities on a physical, social, psychological, and spiritual level. This course will give you the skills to recommend methods for enhancing the personal care and work environments around you to support health and well-being.

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Certificate in Healthy Aging

Gain an overview of aging, including the impact of nutrition and physical activity, changes in the healthy aging brain, and the role of sexuality in healthy aging.

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Certificate in Infectious Diseases and Infection Control

Learn to describe basic infection control principles as well as describe how to recognize, treat, and prevent common infectious diseases.

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Certificate in Integrative Behavioral Health

Learn a holistic and integrative approach to mental health. This course will provide complementary methods of care which are combined with medications and psychotherapy to effectively address the physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of individuals with a variety of mental health conditions.

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Certificate in Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare

Healthcare professionals face legal and ethical dilemmas every day in their professions. This course provides you with a better grasp on crucial issues you're likely to face involving PIPEDA rules, medication errors, social media and healthcare, organ donation, and workplace violence.

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Certificate in Medical Cannabis

Cannabis has been used for religious, spiritual, industrial, therapeutic, and other purposes for thousands of years. As a result of changes in social and legal perspectives, there has been a surge in cannabis legislation that has outpaced the research available on the use of cannabis and how it impacts the body. Although the use of medical cannabis provides its challenges, social perspectives on the recreational and medicinal use of cannabis has evolved and in turn produced many opportunities. Obtaining your Certificate in Medical Cannabis can help you explore employment opportunities in the evolving cannabis industry.

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Certificate in Meditation

Learn how to intentionally train your attention and concentration for effective meditation. In addition to meditation techniques, this course will also help you discover how meditation can be used to increase mindfulness, reduce stress, deal with pain and illness, and support overall health.

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Certificate in Mindful Relationships

Explore mindful self-care, intimate relationships, and communication processes, and examine how these impact our relationships with others and the planet.

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Certificate in Mindfulness

Lay the foundation for a career in health and wellness coaching with a deep understanding of the practice of mindfulness. This course will provide in depth knowledge of mindfulness and meditation, mindfulness and happiness, mindful eating, mindful movement, and mindful relationships.

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Certificate in Music Therapy and Sound Healing

Learn about music therapy and sound healing and their ability to help individuals of all ages to address their physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs during healing. The outcome of this certificate is to describe music therapy and sound healing and their effects on the brain, at the end of life, and with specific health conditions such as Alzheimer's disease.

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Certificate in Nutrition, Chronic Disease, and Health Promotion

Learn how nutrition impacts health and the development of chronic diseases. This course will give you expertise regarding the role food and water play in health and how making appropriate changes in nutrition can have powerful effects on health throughout life.

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Certificate in Pain Assessment and Management

Pain assessment and management is a crucial part of patient care. This course provides relevant and practical expertise in various methods of pain assessment, management, and treatment in adults, children, and the elderly.

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Certificate in Perinatal Issues

Distinguish yourself as a skilled professional in perinatal care. This course will enhance your ability to care for and support childbearing women, newborns, and families with information on cultural influences as well as common problems and risk factors you will experience in this field.

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Certificate in Starting Your Own Business in Health and Healing

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to start your own health and healing business. This course will guide you through every step of building your business, including developing a business plan, finding the right target market, getting financing, and creating marketing strategies to ensure success.

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Certificate in Stress Management

Understand strategies and therapies used to reduce and manage stress. This course will help you explore the physiological, social and psychological impacts of stress and provide you with methods to get stress under control.

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Certificate in Violence Prevention and Awareness

Every year across the globe, millions of individuals are affected by violence. This certificate program examines workplace violence, domestic (intimate partner) violence, elder abuse, child abuse, pediatric abusive head trauma, and sexual assault, gender violence, and rape.

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Certificate in Women's Health Issues

Help make immense improvements in the health and well-being of women and their children on a global scale by focusing on women's health concerns and rights. This course will provide information on key health issues facing women nationally and globally.

Computer Applications

Get hands-on training with in-demand software.

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Advanced Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365

In this hands-on course, you will learn Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365's advanced functions and often-overlooked features, including data analysis tools, data tables and databases, custom controls, and PivotTables.

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Getting Started with Google Workspace

More and more businesses are switching to Google Workspace for their business documents and communications. Are you ready? In this course, you will get experience with nine great Google apps for business and personal use, including Gmail, Docs, Sheets, and Slides, and learn how they all work together in a seamless suite.

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Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365

Master new skills and become an Excel power user. This hands-on course provides in-depth knowledge of charts, graphs, PivotTables, Slicers, Sparklines, AutoFilter, macros, and other advanced functions.

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Intermediate QuickBooks Online

Building upon the skills learned in the Introduction to QuickBooks Online course, you'll learn how to manage inventory, projects, classes, and locations to better track and report on your business operations.

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Introduction to
InDesign CC

Learn how to use Adobe InDesign CC software to create professional-quality letterhead, brochures, forms, eBooks, business materials and more. This course uses hands-on exercises and expert instruction to help you discover how the program features relate to producing actual usable documents.

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Introduction to
Lightroom Classic CC

Save time as you enhance and manage your digital photos. This course will show you how to effectively edit and organize photos using Lightroom Classic CC with hands-on, easy-to-follow exercises that will help you perfect your digital photo collections.

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Introduction to Microsoft
Access 2019/Office365

Build, edit, and maintain databases in Microsoft Access 2019/Office 365 using tables, reports, forms, and queries to give you fast access to all your important information.

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Introduction to Microsoft
Excel 2019/Office365

Master Microsoft Excel, and learn to design custom charts and graphs, calculate statistics, create custom workbooks, and automate common spreadsheet tasks.

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Introduction to Microsoft
Outlook 2019/Office365

This Microsoft Outlook class introduces the 2019 interface and will get you up and running quickly, working effectively with messages, calendars, and contacts.

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Introduction to Microsoft
PowerPoint 2019/Office365

This course will help you learn to use Microsoft PowerPoint 2019/Office 365 to create professional-quality slide presentations that grab attention and make your message memorable from start to finish.

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Introduction to Microsoft
Project 2019/Office365

Learn to effectively plan, implement, and control projects using Microsoft Project 2019/Office 365. This course will help you master the basics to create and share a project schedule, track costs and resources, produce reports, and resolve problems to keep your projects on track.

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Introduction to Microsoft

Ready to get creative? With Microsoft Publisher, anyone can master desktop publishing. Through dozens of hands-on exercises, you will create newsletters, calendars, greeting cards, brochures, and many other publications you can use for business, clubs, schools, and more.

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Introduction to Microsoft
Word 2019/Office 365

Gain the foundational skills you need to make the most of Microsoft Word 2019, and advance your skills in writing reports and letters.

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Introduction to
Photoshop CC

Discover how to improve photographs by editing out flaws, correcting poor exposure, or creating a composite image using the newest techniques for Photoshop CC.

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Introduction to QuickBooks

Learn key features of QuickBooks Online and gain hands-on experience creating invoices; tracking payables, generating reports; and more

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Introduction to Windows 10

Master Windows 10, and learn to use this powerful operating system, including how to customize your desktop, manage files and folders, and navigate the web with the new Microsoft Edge browser.

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Introduction to Windows 11

Master the basic skills you need for Windows 11, the new operating system from Microsoft, which offers a more robust, more powerful, and unique computing experience. In this course, you will gain the foundation you need to start using Windows 11.

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Become faster and more confident at the keyboard, and you learn how to touch-type the alphabetic, numeric, and symbol keys; create, save, and edit word processing documents; and successfully take a timed writing test during a job interview.

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Microsoft Excel - Pivot Tables

Discover how to use different layout, subtotaling, and filtering options and discover a variety of advanced techniques for pivot tables, including Pivot Charts, Timelines, and Slicers. You will also master data analysis by learning how to quickly and easily summarize your data.

Business Skills

Develop your management and business administration skills.

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A to Z Grant Writing

This course provides students with the hands-on experience and knowledge they need to successfully begin the planning process for projects in need of grant funding. An approach to grantseeking begins with thinking about why the funding is needed and involving the grant applicant's stakeholders in the planning process.

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A to Z Grant Writing II - Beyond the Basics

Take your grant writing expertise to the next level as you learn how to get funding. This course will equip you with the skills you need to research funding sources, create a fundraising plan, and write winning grant proposals.

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Accounting Fundamentals

If you want to increase your financial awareness and gain a marketable skill, this course is for you. You will learn the double-entry bookkeeping, financial transactions, financial reporting, and more.

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Accounting Fundamentals II

Explore the world of corporate accounting and increase your financial know-how while gaining in-demand skills. This course will provide you with a solid understanding of recording and analyzing plant assets, depreciation, interest, dividends, revenue and other important corporate money matters.

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Achieving Success with Difficult People

Do you want to know how to interact with anyone, regardless of how difficult you perceive them to be? This course will give you the skills to effectively meet your needs while protecting the dignity and rights of others to form more cooperative relationships.

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Achieving Top Search Engine Positions

If you want to increase website traffic, you must understand how to improve your search engine ranking. This course will give you the knowledge you need to boost website visibility with proven, step-by-step SEO strategies you can implement immediately.

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Administrative Assistant Applications

Gain the skills you need for success as a Certified Administrative Professional. This course will not only give you the ability to perform daily administrative tasks, but will also give you an inside view into how a professional organization's different departments work together to make or break a company.

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Administrative Assistant Fundamentals

Become an indispensable member of the corporate team and master essential job responsibilities as you identify opportunities and implement solutions for increased productivity throughout your company.

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Advanced Grant Proposal Writing

Learn from an experienced grant writer how to research and write winning grant proposals. This course will provide you with a complete understanding of all the components used to determine whether to fund or reject a proposal and how to give your project an edge over others.

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Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners

Blogging and Podcasting are great ways to express yourself, but maybe you're not sure how to start. This course will teach you how to successfully plan and create your very own blog and podcast using hands-on exercises and free web tools.

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Building Teams That Work

Chances are you will be part of a professional or personal team at some point. This course provides you with communication, problem-solving and leadership skills to keep your team on the right track and real-life scenarios that will help you master successful team-building and management.

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Business and Marketing Writing

Expand your writing skills and learn to create copy that achieves business and marketing goals. This course will help you use the power of writing to present a solid, cohesive message to your target audience and improve your chances of getting hired or promoted.

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Business Finance for Non-Finance Personnel

Position yourself to be more confident in your business and financial decisions. This course will provide you with a better understanding of financial information and basic operations so you can make better decisions that will positively impact your company's bottom line.

Student Applications

Computer Skills for the Workplace

Confidently apply for jobs knowing that you possess the Windows 10 and Office skills needed to perform on the job and to prosper in a modern workplace.

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Creating a Successful Business Plan

Turn your business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. This course will guide you through all the major components of writing a business plan and you'll emerge with your first draft in hand.

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Distribution & Logistics Management

Discover how to improve distribution and logistics management activities, reduce costs, save time, increase customer satisfaction, and better meet your company's objectives. This course will show you how to achieve success through a combination of distribution and logistics strategies and tactics.

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Effective Business Writing

Improve your career prospects by learning how to develop powerful written documents that draw readers in and keep them motivated to continue to the end.

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Effective Selling

Learn the skills needed to the groundwork for repeat business and your future success with knowledge, planning skills, communication techniques, and the understanding of human nature.


Fundamentals of Supervision and Management

Become a more effective manager by learning how to manage time, delegate responsibility, motivate your employees, solve problems and resolve conflicts so you can manage your business more effectively.

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Fundamentals of Supervision and Management II

Master the basics of communication to become a more effective manager or supervisor. This course will help you develop your interpersonal skills by understanding and dealing with various personality traits and how they impact your ability to get the job done.

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Fundamentals of Technical Writing

If you have a knack for explaining complex subjects in a way that makes them easy to understand, you should consider entering the well-paying field of technical writing. This course will teach you the fundamental techniques that all successful technical writers use.

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Get Grants

This course will teach you how to write grant proposals that stand out and outshine your competitors. Whether you're doing it as a career or simply to obtain funding for your organization, you'll learn the ins and outs of developing successful proposals.

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Interpersonal Communication

Communication is more than just speaking, hearing, or having a good vocabulary. This course explores strategies for success in everyday interpersonal communication. You will explore clear examples of verbal and nonverbal habits, effective listening, self-concept, differences in conversational styles, and conflict management. You will also learn about practical strategies you can use to improve communication at home, in social situations, and in the workplace.

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Introduction to Business Analysis

Give yourself an employment advantage by developing analytical skills and mastering quantitative methods that will have you making better, more informed, and more effective business decisions.

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Introduction to Statistics

Improve your understanding of data and learn how to develop graphs and charts with real-world applications and easy-to-understand examples drawn from business, health care, sports, education, and politics.

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Introduction to Stock Options

Learn to evaluate, buy, sell, and profit from stocks. This course will arm you with investment tools that were once thought to be only for the pros as you learn how to protect your portfolio and profit in a down market, an up market, or even a flat market.

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Individual Excellence

The Individual Excellence course will teach you twelve vital career-enhancing skills. You will establish a clear career path and use skills like interpersonal communication and time management to achieve your goals. You will also learn how to utilize your creativity and problem-solving skills to work through adversity.

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Keys to Effective Communication

Become more confident, make great first impressions, get along with others, and create better personal and professional relationships. This course provides a step by step process to become a great conversationalist as you use communication to build rapport and create trust, warmth, and respect.

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Keys to Successful Money Management

Let a certified financial planner show you how most wealthy people build their fortunes. This course will introduce you to a broad array of investment choices, help you discover the best ways to accumulate cash and property, and demonstrate how to best protect your investments.

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Leadership Skills

Gain the respect and admiration of others by developing your leadership skills. Even if you're not working in a leadership role, this course will teach you how to use the principles of great leaders to achieve success in your professional and personal life.

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Managing Customer Service

Learn how to evaluate customers and clients, communicate effectively, resolve complaints, and build impactful customer service programs.

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Managing Remote Teams

Remote team management isn't new, but it has become far more common and extensive than it used to be. So, whether you have gone from managing the occasional "telecommuter" to managing a fully remote team or have been managing a remote team and would like to explore new strategies and best practices for this unique form of management—this course is for you.

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Marketing Your Business on the Internet

In this hands-on course, you'll discover proven methods for establishing an Internet presence and building a brand identity. You'll learn to incorporate SEO, advertising, email, social media, and more to develop an effective Internet marketing plan for your business even with little money to spend.

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Mastering Public Speaking

Become an effective public speaker by discovering how to talk confidently and persuasively to both large and small groups. This course will help you equip yourself with the skills you need to communicate with ease and authority on the job or in any social setting.

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Mastery of Business Fundamentals

This course will provide in-depth knowledge of the business environment, including ethics, organizational structures, performance measures, financial investment models, budgeting, and more.

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Personal Finance

Set clear financial goals, make the right investments, increase financial security, and be prepared to retire someday. This course will help you gain control over the financial impact of your choices with tools that are useful, realistic, and easy to work into your regular routine.

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Professional Sales Skills

If you've always dreamed of becoming successful in sales, this course is exactly what you need. You'll learn how to turn prospects into buyers, how to provide proper customer service, how to develop a sales plan, and much more.

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Project Management Applications

This course will teach you the same powerful tools and techniques that project management professionals rely on. Learn how to maximize your project's chance of success and become proficient at managing your project's team members.

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Project Management Fundamentals

Master the essentials of project management with an experienced Project Management Professional as your guide. This course provides the concepts you need to plan, implement, control and close any type of project.

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Project Management Fundamentals II

If you're overwhelmed with projects and need a quick jump start to get going, then this is the course for you. You will learn the essential skills you need to survive and thrive, including understanding project outcomes, setting project boundaries, getting to know your project stakeholders, creating a schedule, and managing a project's execution from start to finish.

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Project Management Professional PMP® Prep

This online course helps you learn how to prepare for the Project Management Institute's (PMI)® prestigious Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam. You will discover what to expect after completing the exam and learn about the eight project performance domains, agile methodology, and what is new in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) 7th edition.

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Purchasing Fundamentals

Master the fundamentals of purchasing by understanding your role as a purchasing practitioner. This course will help you define internal customer needs, generate purchase requisitions and purchase orders, manage supplier deliveries, maintain records, manage budgets, and more.

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Real Estate Investing

Discover how to make money in real estate, even if you have little to start with. This course includes specially designed worksheets and hands-on activities to take the guesswork out of your investing in the real estate market.

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Resume Writing Workshop

Transform your resume into a powerful tool that will help you get interviews. This course is invaluable to anyone who wants to improve their resume as it will introduce you to different formats, help you make the most of your work experience, and discover how to use reference to your advantage.

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Skills for Making Great Decisions

Learn how to make excellent everyday decisions from an experienced counselor and life coach. This course will help you discover how to effectively deal with a crisis, how to use your emotions as decision-making tools, and how to work with others to make the most of every opportunity.

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Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring

Discover how to use the same marketing tricks the big companies employ and create a personalized plan without clearing out your bank account. This course will help you master cost-effective marketing strategies that provide results with hands-on activities and real-world examples.

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Start and Operate Your Own Home-Based Business

This course will teach you how to develop the motivation, discipline, and creativity to quit your job and be your own boss.

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Start Your Own Small Business

Learn how to transform your passion and talent into a viable small business. This course will teach you about financing, marketing techniques, employee management, policy writing, and time management - everything you need to know to start your very own small business.

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Start Your Own Online Business

The Internet has changed the way people communicate and how businesses operate. It's also made it easier to fulfill your dreams of creating and building a business from the convenience of your own home. In the Starting Your Own Online Business course, you will learn how to develop a digital or traditional product or service and build a website to sell and deliver that product online. This course outlines a step-by-step approach that's easy to follow—from building a simplified strategy to branding your business. From start to finish, you will gain an understanding of what it takes to create, build, and maintain a profitable online business!

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Starting a Consulting Practice

Learn how to leverage your knowledge and experience by starting your own professional consulting practice. This course will show you how to develop a business plan, set pricing policies, write marketing plans, and contract services so you can begin turning your expertise into profit.

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Stocks, Bonds, and Investing

Learn the basics of stocks, bonds, and investing so you can be independent and confident about your financial decisions. This class will teach you how to prepare for retirement, manage your finances, and pay for college without the need for hiring a broker or financial advisor.

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Supply Chain
Management Fundamentals

Learn the fundamentals of supply chain management, including customer demand forecasting, master production scheduling and capacity planning.

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Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search

Learn how to get the job you want quickly, easily, and in any economy from a world-renowned author and career advisor. This course will help you identify the job that is best for your needs and provide complete step-by-step instructions on how to land it.

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Understanding the Human Resources Function

Learn the essential role of human resources in successful organizations. This course will help you understand this very vital link in the organizational chain, so that managers and business owners can feel prepared to handle basic human resource functions.

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Using Social Media in Business

Learn how to use the five most popular social media platforms-Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Instagram-to grow and promote your business. This course will help you harness the power of social media to connect with new customers, advertise products, and promote your brand.

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Writing Effective Grant Proposals

Learn to prepare grant proposals that get solid results for your favorite organization or charity. Over $200 billion annually is available for worthy causes and most people don't know how to prepare the application that will deliver needed funding. Avoid the mistakes that get applications for wonderful projects tossed into the wastebasket. Learn how to write professional proposals that actually succeed.

Computer Science

Master in-demand programming languages and IT skills.

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CompTIA A+ Certification Prep 1: Hardware

The CompTIA A+ Certification Prep 1: Hardware course teaches you about the hardware common to nearly every personal computer, including microprocessors, RAM, power supplies, motherboards, UEFI/BIOS, the system setup utility, the expansion bus, and input/output devices.

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CompTIA® A+ Certification Prep 2: Software

The CompTIA A+ Certification Prep 2: Software course teaches you about working with many different operating systems, virtual machines, and various software. In part two of our three-step series, you will learn how to operate and maintain these items on our systems.

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CompTIA® A+ Certification Prep 3: Networking & Security

The CompTIA A+ Certification Prep 3: Networking/Security course focuses on keeping our networks and systems secure from outside threats and how to troubleshoot issues as they appear. If you want to jumpstart your career with your first tech support job, this third and final course in our CompTIA prep series is a necessary component to prepare you for the A+ certification exam successfully.

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Creating Web Pages

Learn the basics of HTML so you can design, create, and post your very own site on the web.

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Creating WordPress Websites

Learn how to create attractive, sophisticated blogs and websites—without any coding! WordPress is an easy-to-use solution that will help you put your site on the web in far less time than by coding, and at a much lower cost than hiring a professional.

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Explore a Career in Cybersecurity

Getting into cybersecurity can be rewarding and lucrative! This course will give you the knowledge to help you decide whether a career in cybersecurity is right for you.

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Intermediate SQL

Gain confidence using a wide range of advanced SQL techniques. This course will expand your SQL knowledge and provide skills for writing powerful queries that perform complicated searches and sorts of data.

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Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

Gain a foundational knowledge of the science behind creating computer systems that can perform tasks typically requiring human intelligence in this introductory artificial intelligence (AI) course.

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Introduction to BASIC Programming

Take your first steps toward a career as a computer programmer as you get hands-on practice writing applications containing GUIs, sound, and graphics. This course will provide the skills and confidence you need to program in BASIC and design your own custom applications for home, school, or work.

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Introduction to C++ Programming

This course will give you hands-on practice as you learn to program with C++. Whether you're completely new to programming or you want to learn a new programming language, this course will teach you the fundamentals of C++.

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Introduction to CSS3 and HTML5 ​

Create state-of-the-art, modern websites like the pros using CSS3 and HTML5. This course will provide you with the foundation you need to master these two critical and fast-growing new web languages through hands-on training and expert instruction.

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Introduction to Java Programming

Get comfortable programming with Java while gaining skills from an experienced Java programmer. This course provides you with easy-to-understand examples and plenty of skill-building exercises using the latest version of Java to give you confidence as you learn programming.

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Introduction to JavaScript

Build on your knowledge of HTML and CCS by adding interactivity to your web pages with JavaScript. This course provides hands-on practice as you start with the basics and move on to more advanced topics to master not just JavaScript but jQuery as well.

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Introduction to Networking

Learn to perform basic computer networking tasks such as DSL connectivity, configuring connections to an ISP and creating a private network. This course explains computer networking basics in easy-to-understand terms, using concepts common to everyday, non-computing experience.

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Introduction to PC Security

Learn why you're at risk and what you can do to protect your precious personal and business data from the outside world. In this course, a security expert will teach you the fundamentals of PC and network security as you learn to install and configure a firewall to build an impenetrable moat around your computer or network.

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Introduction to PC Troubleshooting

This course takes you step-by-step through typical hardware and operating system problems and gives you the skills you need to solve them as you learn to maintain and optimize a Windows PC.

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Introduction to Python 3 Programming

Create foundational programming structures with Python. This course will provide the fundamentals of computer programming in Python 3 with topics that include basic decisions and loops, advanced data structures, object-oriented programming, and graphical user interfaces.

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Introduction to SQL

Gain a solid working knowledge of the most powerful and widely used database programming language. This course will provide you the skills to write SQL queries to create tables, retrieve data from single or multiple tables, manipulate data in a database, and gather statistics from data stored in a database.

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Introduction to Visual Basic

Learn how to write Windows applications and programs using the Visual Basic programming language and the Visual Basic development environment. This course will provide the building blocks of programming in Visual Basic, including using variables to store data, control structures, and loops.

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UI/UX Design

User interface (UI) and user experience (UX) design have emerged as the framing approach to all digital design. including websites, apps, and other devices, and one of the most valuable skills in today's digital design environment. This course introduces and provides students with a basic foundation in every aspect of UI/UX design, including competitive research, designing effective user experience, applying design aesthetics, testing for accessibility, creating professional prototypes, and summary reports and design proposals.

Art & Design

Discover and develop new creative skills.

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Advanced Fiction Writing

When you have a talent and a passion for writing, it's important to share it. This course will provide you with the formula for creating and polishing a successful fiction manuscript and getting it published.

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Beginning Writer's Workshop

If you have a story that needs to be written, an online writing workshop is a great place to start. This course will help improve your writing skills and discover new ways to stretch your creative muscles.

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Creativity Training for Writers

Banish writer's block forever with these techniques from the published writer's toolbox. This course will show you how to liberate the imaginative, inventive genius that is inside of you and transform your visions into the written word.

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Discover Digital Photography

Gain the skills you need to take great photos with your digital camera and never miss a memorable moment again. This course is an informative introduction to digital photography, from DSLRs to smart phone cameras.

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Drawing for the Absolute Beginner

Gain a solid foundation in the basics of drawing to become the artist you've always wanted to be. This course will help you become familiar with paper type, drawing styles, techniques, and basic principles of perspective, layout and design.

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How to Make Money From Your Writing

Learn the secrets, methods, and tips to help you generate money with your writing. Whether you want to create your own business, add to your income, supplement your retirement, or boost what you're earning as a writer, this class includes practical information that rarely gets taught in writing classes.

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Introduction to Interior Design

Learn to transform plain living spaces into beautiful and functional rooms while taking into account color theory, industry trends, special arrangements, floor plans, design ideas, and interior design basics.

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Introduction to

Learn everything you need to write a great script including structure, character creation, dialogue, and marketing and selling your screenplay. Whether you want to write micro-budget indie films or Hollywood blockbusters, this course will provide everything you need to know to write a script that sells.

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Mastering Your Digital SLR Camera

Break through the technology barrier and discover how to use your DSLR to take beautiful photos. Learn about features and controls, proper lenses, metering, exposure, and more to take your photography to the next level.

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Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera

Discover how your nature photos can become works of art rather than just snapshots. This course will help you explore composition and lighting as you master your digital camera's controls and features to take exceptional nature photos in no time.

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Photographing People With Your Digital Camera

Become a skilled photographer when it comes to taking beautiful pictures of adults, children, or babies. This course will help you discover the best way to shoot faces, fix common close-up problems, and use digital photo editing techniques to retouch your photos.

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Secrets of Better Photography

Learn to take outstanding photos and get the best results whether you are using a DSLR, a point-and-shoot, or your phone camera. Each lesson contains exercises and assignments that will help you apply new techniques to your own camera and make a distinctive difference in your photos.

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The Keys to Effective Editing

Learn the essential skills and resources you will need to become a successful and confident copyeditor. This course provides the fundamentals of top-notch editing for both fiction and nonfiction.

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Write Fiction Like a Pro

Learn how to use story outlines like a professional writer with the help of lessons developed by a published author. This course will show you how to apply narrative structure to lend your fiction writing the maximum dramatic effect.

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Write Your Life Story

Learn how to create and distribute an inspirational and professional autobiography for family, friends, and others. This course teaches you how to bring characters to life, recall vivid memories, engage readers, and manage your creative time so you can share a story only you can tell.

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Writing for Children

Create stories that touch the hearts of children with the help of a published children's author. This course provides you with an essential overview of planning, researching, writing, and marketing children's books that engage audiences and sell to publishers.

Teaching & Education

Learn the latest in-demand educational and training skills.

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Creating a Classroom Website

Get a teaching tool that will help you become a more modern, effective and dynamic teacher. This easy-to-understand course will help build a published classroom website complete with content, images, links, and a blog.

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Empowering Students With Disabilities

Discover the tools you need to help any student who comes through your door. This course provides tips for fostering the reading, writing, and math skills of students with special needs and techniques for helping these learners behave appropriately and make friends in your classroom.

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Integrating Technology in the Classroom

Discover simple ways to integrate technology in your classroom to enhance the material with tools that will engage auditory, visual, and kinesthetic learners.

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Response to Intervention: Reading Strategies That Work

Discover reading strategies that work without the need for special pull-outs or extra attention. This course will introduce you to some creative tools that will help your struggling readers make steady progress throughout the school year.

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Solving Classroom Discipline Problems

Enjoy a more peaceful, orderly classroom that is free of common discipline problems. This course provides a step-by-step approach to effective, positive classroom discipline, and it's continually rated by teachers as one of the most valuable they've ever taken.

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Teaching Adult Learners

Discover how to use the newest educational methods to create a student-centered classroom that's perfectly suited for today's adult learners.

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Teaching Students With ADHD

Learn the simple and practical steps you can take to help children with ADHD thrive in their school environment. This course will teach you how classroom space, structure, rules, and expectations can be adapted to suit the needs of students with ADHD and help them manage their own behavior.

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Teaching Students With Autism: Strategies for Success

Learn how to help your students with high-functioning autism and Asperger's Syndrome unlock their full learning potential. This course will help you develop the knowledge and strategies you will need to ensure your students with autism succeed in the classroom and beyond.

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Teaching Students With Learning Disabilities

Learn how to meet the diverse needs of students with disabilities in your classroom through easy, practical, and creative strategies developed by an experienced special educator. This course explores the total special education process and help you understand and empower your special needs students.

Language Skills

Refresh your English skills, or learn the fundamentals of a new language.

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Beginning Conversational French

Master the basics of conversational French. This course will provide you with proper pronunciation of French words that you'll use in your travels as well as cultural tips including appropriate gestures and body language.

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Discover Sign Language

Gain confidence in your ability to sign with the Deaf community. This course immerses you in silence to help you gain an understanding of the perspective of the hearing impaired and uses videos to demonstrate not only how to make signs, but how to communicate with facial expression.

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Discover Sign Language 2

Take your sign language skills to the next level with additional vocabulary, grammar lessons, and cultural information. This course will help you build confidence in your ability to sign with the Deaf community.

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Grammar for ESL

Prepare for mainstream English classes as a non-native speaker. This course is designed as an in-depth analysis of English grammar for intermediate to advanced English as Second Language college students.

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Grammar Refresher

Develop English grammar skills and take your writing and speaking to the next level. This course explores the eight parts of speech, punctuation and mechanics, foundational sentence construction, phrases, clauses, problem words, common mistakes, and more with practical, hands-on exercises.

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Grammar Refresher II

Gain the advanced grammar skills you need and understand how to use them in practical ways. This course helps you take your grammar skills to the next level and put them to work as you explore different kinds of business, paragraph, and even formal essay writing.

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Writing Essentials

Master the essentials of writing so you can excel at business communications, engage online audiences, and take your creative literary talents to a new level. This course provides you with the writing tools you need for success.

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Writing for ESL

Learn to write in English more effectively so you can achieve your goals and dreams. This course will teach you how to write clearly, logically, and cohesively in any academic or work setting.


Improve your academic skills for success in higher education.

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Introduction to Algebra

Develop a rich understanding of math while you study algebra in a relaxed and supportive environment. This course emphasizes practical math applications of your new algebra skills to help you learn math reasoning in a real-world context and discover solutions to almost any math problem.

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Introduction to Biology

Gain a solid foundation for a career in healthcare or medicine with an understanding of biology. This course will help you learn how cells and DNA determine the structure and function of the human body which is essential to understanding the fundamental causes of human disease.

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Introduction to Chemistry

Gain a solid foundation in the basics of chemistry and master its core principles. This course will teach you about chemical reactions in the body and prepare you for a health-related career or for success in a college chemistry course.

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Math Refresher

Learn how to use math to your advantage in everyday life. The lessons in this course are filled with practical exercises and information that you can put to immediate use.

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Prepare for the GED® Test

Discover the areas you need to work on in order to pass the GED Test. This course will help you analyze your strengths and weaknesses in all four areas of the GED, so that you can focus your studying on the areas you need most.

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