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Legal Nurse Consulting
Item: 201802E2Glnc0 Instructor: 
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You'll receive a step-by-step introduction to areas such as tort law, criminal law, medical malpractice, civil and criminal litigation practice, legal research and writing, legal ethics, personal injury, and more. By the end of the course, you'll have a solid foundation in several different areas of law to help you understand exactly what you can do to assist attorneys in all phases of civil and criminal litigation.

You'll also learn how to create your very own legal nurse consulting practice from the ground up, including strategic advice on creating a business plan and marketing your services to interested attorneys.

This is an online open enrollment course. Courses begin every month.

Principles of Transformative Learning
Item: 201803XCOE52200 Instructor: Charlene Atkins
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Students will engage in practice with learner-centered instructional strategies, intervention models, and assessment methods.
Class Dates: 9/24/2018 - 11/16/2018 Fee: $425.00
This course is completely online and part of a professional development certificate in developmental education.

Research in Developmental Education
Item: 201901XCOE59200 Instructor: (TBD) To Be Determined
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Students will learn principles of action research and of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches. Students will develop skills for analysis of others' research and will create their own research proposals.
This course is open to students who have completed at least 9 hours in the developmental education certificate course offerings.

Response to Intervention: Reading Strategies That Work
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During our time together, you'll discover tools like Elkonin Boxes, alphabetic arcs, Bloom's Taxonomy, and new and exciting graphic organizers.

Whether you're working with struggling readers in kindergarten or 12th grade, you'll find that these strategies work with a full 80% of students, without the need for special pull-outs or extra IEP intervention. Why? Because RTI gets to the root of the problem—quickly!

If you're eager to learn the right ways to help your struggling readers make steady progress throughout the year, you'll find that this course gives you the power to teach flexibly and creatively, without the need for extra training in literacy or fluency. As an added bonus, there's nothing quite like helping students discover the pleasures of reading! Note: To receive 25 hours of instruction in the State of Oregon, please ensure your school is eligible to issue professional development units, and that the course is approved by your professional learning coordinator.


Seminar in Coaching Writing
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Instructor: GKCWP Teacher-Consultants
Class Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Missouri Innovation Campus , 1101 Innovation Parkway Lee's Summit, MO
Class Dates: 10/13/2018 - 10/13/2018 Fee: $125.00
Days of Week: Sa
This course is for helping Instructional Coaches support the teaching of writing in their schools. Who should attend: Instructional Coaches, Interested Teachers and Administrators.
Certificate for professional development hours provided.



Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business
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Certificate in Energy Medicine
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The Energy Medicine certificate program offers a multidisciplinary educational experience. Your certificate in Energy Medicine will distinguish you as a knowledgeable, skilled, and committed professional. This program will:

enhance your professional marketability; build your skills and competencies; fulfill continuing education requirements for many professionals

The Energy Medicine certificate program provides health care professionals and interested individuals in a wide range of careers with the knowledge and skills to effectively meet the needs of a culturally diverse patient and client population. Today, opportunities exist in the fields of nursing, social work, massage therapy, teaching, hospice care, administration, and research. Opportunities also exist within government programs and agencies; public and private institutions that provide health, education, and social services; research centers; special interest groups; colleges and universities; and corporate human resou

This is an online open enrollment course which begins monthly.

Discover Sign Language
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It's truly amazing that we can communicate just by using our hands! Add different facial expressions, and you have a conversation—the language used by the hearing impaired. In this course, you'll discover how to use this graceful, expressive language to communicate.

Grant Writing Suite
Item: 201802E2GB85080 Instructor: 
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Learn everything you need to know to start writing grant proposals and consult or volunteer for non-profit, public foundations.
Registration is open throughout the term. This course is self-paced and completely online.

Graphic Design with Photoshop (Software Included)
Item: 201803E2G5180 Instructor: 
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Growing and in-demand career field! This nationally recognized training program will teach you the fundamentals of Adobe Photoshop, the gold standard for image creation and editing. This program will teach you graphic design basics and build your skills step-by-step, as you master the terms and processes used by professional graphic artists. You’ll not only learn the rules and standards for effective graphic design, but you’ll also discover strategies for creating graphics that convey desired messages, styles, and tones.

You’ll practice with real-world examples, challenges, and thought-provoking assignments, and learn how to determine a client’s needs, design marketing materials to meet those needs, in addition to assembling your designs in an online portfolio to enter the industry.

This program will help you create images that stand apart from the competition, in addition to positioning you for a rewarding career in graphic design.

Students will develop graphic design skills w

OPEN ENROLLMENT Fee: $2,295.00
This course is open for registration throughout the term. This is a self-paced completely online course.

GRE Preparation - Part 1 (Verbal and Analytical)
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If you're planning to apply to graduate school, you'll likely have to take the GRE. This course is here to help!

Part 1 takes you through all the question types on the verbal reasoning and analytical writing sections, including reading comprehension, text completion, sentence equivalence questions, and both essay tasks. You'll also gain pointers on time management, anxiety relief, scoring, and general standardized test-taking.

Be prepared to excel on exam day to achieve your best potential score!


Introduction to QuickBooks 2017
Item: 201802E2Gq17 Instructor: 
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On-line Instructor led 6-week courses offered every month.

Medical Coding (CD1)
Item: 201803GES1000 Instructor: 
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Learn how to use the CPT manual and the ICD-10-CM to find medical codes for any disease, condition, treatment, or surgical procedure.
This is an online instructor led 6-week course .

Oracle Series
Item: 201802E2GB8578 Instructor: 
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Learn how to use the Oracle database management system and gain hands-on experience with Oracle's PL/SQL programming language.
This is an open registration 6-week course

Project Management Certificate Series
Item: 201803JER72310 Instructor: 
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Upon successful completion students will be able to: Start the PMP application process; Understand the PMBOK structure; Learn the Five Project Management Process Groups; Learn the Nine Project Management Knowledge Areas; Understand how the knowledge areas fit into the process groups; Identify and map the inputs, outputs and techniques for each of the knowledge areas.
This course is completely online and self-paced. Enrollment is open throughout the course offering.

Project Management Essentials with CAPM Prep
Item: 201803GES2480 Instructor: 
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This program is designed for those who are new to project management and will provide you with a solid foundation of the most common terms and concepts you’ll need and help you prepare for the Certified Associate In Project Management (CAPM®) certification exam.

“CAPM” and “PMP” are registered marks of Project Management Institute, Inc.

OPEN ENROLLMENT Fee: $1,195.00
Registration is open throughout course offering. This is a self-paced completely online course

Publish and Sell Your E-Books
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This course and its follow-up, Introduction to Internet Writing Markets, take you step-by-step through publishing your own e-books and building your writer's platform or brand, to be successful selling them. Take the first step to publishing success, and sign up today!

Teaching Writing: Grades 4-6
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Two writing approaches we'll cover, 6+1 Trait Writing and Writer's Workshop, will enable you to put everything you learn in this course into a workable format. You'll also discover the secrets of effective writing assessment as you learn about evaluation tools like portfolios and rubrics.

Note: To receive 25 hours of instruction in the State of Oregon, please ensure your school is eligible to issue professional development units, and that the course is approved by your professional learning coordinator.

This course is an online open enrollment course that begins every month.

Writing for Children
Item: 2018020 Instructor: 
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Join author and writing mentor Steve Alcorn and discover what you need to know to write for children. If you're a beginning writer, this course will help you transform your book idea into a finished product that could potentially land in the hands of an editor or agent. And if you're already a successful writer, this course will help you explore new opportunities and markets for your work.

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