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Lifelong Learning

Basic Computer Skills

Free

with Northstar Testing and Training

Calendar Current session started Sep 15, 2020

Basic Computer Literacy - Northstar Testing and Training This comprehensive assessment will let you know if you have the computer skills needed to be successful in school, work and at home. After testing, if you need to improve your skills, we can help you design a learning plan, either with a class or with personalized online lessons you can do from your own home! Register to get the link for the livestream session.

UCertify: Adobe, Oracle, Microsoft and More!
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UCertify: Adobe, Oracle, Microsoft and More!

Free
Calendar Current session started Sep 15, 2020

Become a certified expert yourself with over 20 different certification trainings available through our interactive, online courses which ppare you for the certification test! Go to https://yace.ucertify.com.

Business and Marketing Writing
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Business and Marketing Writing

$115

with ed2go.com/yace .

Calendar Current session started Oct 1, 2020

Are you a writer working in the business world? Or a marketing professional responsible for obtaining great marketing copy? Maybe you're just interested in a writing or marketing career. Whatever your background, this fun, introductory course will teach you to write or identify copy that achieves business and marketing goals. Improve your work, your knowledge, your company's image, and your chances of getting hired, promoted or applauded!

Using clear explanations, real-life examples, and an animated style, the course solidifies the relationship between business, marketing principles, and written communications. You will learn how business and marketing objectives affect writing choices. You'll get practical writing instruction in grammar, clarity, structure and more. You'll understand issues unique to this discipline, such as buzzwords, working with a team, and marketing ethics. This course will help you understand the power of writing - and use it to present a solid, cohesive message to your target audience.

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Certificate in Gerontology
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Certificate in Gerontology

$150

with ed2go.com/yace .

Calendar Current session started Oct 1, 2020

The Certificate in Gerontology represents a specialization in the field of gerontology. It is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of individuals who work with or care for older adults by providing an educational experience that is multidisciplinary in nature. The demand for knowledgeable providers to meet the needs of this population is dramatically increasing, new jobs are being developed, and new services created. Individuals who work with the older population will need continuing professional education to gain a broad understanding of the field of gerontology and healthy aging and to stay current with emerging trends such as mental health, abuse, pain assessment and management, sleep, disorders of communication, and dementias (including Alzheimer's disease).

The outcome of this course is for the learner to describe topics in gerontology including Alzheimer's disease, death and dying, elder abuse, healthy aging, mental health, sleep disorders, and pain management. (25 contact hours)

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Certificate in Stress Management
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Certificate in Stress Management

$84

with ed2go.com/yace .

Calendar Current session started Oct 1, 2020

Events, people, and circumstances fill our normal daily lives—along with a certain amount of stress. Stress is at epidemic levels in the world today. Currently, as many as 90 percent of all visits to health-care providers in the United States are considered to be stress-related. Stress affects every aspect of the body, mind, and spirit, resulting in a wide range of symptoms from headaches or stomach ailments to heart disease or death.

The outcome of this certificate is to describe the physiological, social, and psychological aspects of stress; examine the relationship between stress and health, nutrition, and physical activity; identify causes and health effects of workplace stress; and explore modalities to reduce and manage stress. (14 contact hours)

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Computer Skills for the Workplace
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Computer Skills for the Workplace

$115

with ed2go.com/yace .

Calendar Current session started Oct 1, 2020

Most jobs today require a working knowledge of certain computer skills. Employers seek and reward employees who have the ability to send emails, create spreadsheets, manage databases, understand memory and network limitations, and recognize the function and features of modern computer components. Any job candidate who already possesses these skills will stand above those who do not.

This course is designed to provide the fundamental computer competencies you need to survive and prosper in today's fast-changing workplace. You will learn how to implement the powers of modern office software to work faster and more efficiently. This course will focus on practical application for software most common to the workplace. By the time you finish, you will have learned why employers consider technological literacy so critical to the success of any organization.

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Conversational Japanese
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Conversational Japanese

$100

with ed2go.com/yace .

Calendar Current session started Oct 1, 2020

Whether you want to learn conversational Japanese for travel or just for fun, you'll find this course makes it easy and enjoyable for beginners to master the essentials of the Japanese language.

Throughout this course, you'll gain cultural knowledge and learn useful conversational phrases and vocabulary words particular to a specific area of travel. You'll practice these in drills, interactive exercises, and dialogues. In each lesson, you'll find helpful audio aids and Japanese words written in the English alphabet. This technique will allow you to bypass one of the biggest obstacles for most beginners of Japanese: the letter system. By the end of this course, you'll have acquired basic conversational skills that enable you to travel around the country easily, and you'll have discovered the heart of Japan!

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Effective Business Writing
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Effective Business Writing

$115

with ed2go.com/yace .

Calendar Current session started Oct 1, 2020

Do you have a nagging suspicion that a small improvement in your writing skills might also improve your career prospects? Don't let small gaps in your business writing skills prevent you from reaching your full potential!

It doesn't matter whether you're a clerical worker, an engineer, or an executive. If you communicate with others in writing, you need this course to help you identify and eliminate problem areas. By the end of this course, you'll know the secret to developing powerful written documents that immediately draw readers in and keep them motivated to continue until your very last, well-chosen word.

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