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Common Core Standards for English Language Arts K-5

Discover the Common Core State (CCSS) standards for English language arts, and gain confidence in applying them to the K-5 classroom. In this course you'll explore the basic elements of the standards—strands, anchor standards, and grade articulations—and you'll see how they relate to each other. You'll be empowered to speak knowledgeably with parents, peers, and the community. And, most importantly, you'll learn how to prepare even the youngest students for eventual college and career.


Explore a Career in Medical Writing

Take your first step toward a lucrative and rewarding career as a medical writer; no specialized or advanced degrees required! 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, whether you're writing for healthcare providers, patients, or regulatory organizations like the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.


Happy and Healthy Pregnancy

Without a doubt, having a baby is a life-changing experience. And it can sometimes feel overwhelming as you prepare for the many changes you'll face. By learning all about pregnancy, childbirth, and the basics of newborn care, you'll feel better prepared and ready for the challenges ahead.


Introduction to Google Analytics

Nearly every business and non-profit organization has a website, and probably a Facebook page and a YouTube channel. Individuals have them too, to promote ideas, to share a vision, or to educate the public. No matter what brings you to the Web, your hope is that a lot of people see your website, your wall, your tweets, and your videos. Why else go to the trouble of sharing them?


Introduction to Lightroom 5

Do you have a lot of images to manage? Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 is a fantastic tool for any digital photographer who needs to edit and sort images quickly. Whether you're a busy parent shooting lots of pictures or a professional photographer with many clients, Lightroom 5 will help you get the results you want in a lot less time.


Introduction to LinkedIn Career Networking

In this course, you'll get hands-on experience with this powerful tool as you build your own career network. You'll learn how to create a profile that shows your professional achievements off to their best advantage, and you'll gain techniques for deepening and expanding your business contacts. You'll also learn about LinkedIn groups—a great way to find others who share your interests and background, and who may be major players in your industry.


Introduction to Microsoft Project 2013

Discover how to effectively plan, implement, and control projects using the world's most popular project management software, Microsoft Project 2013. From sequencing tasks, producing a baseline, and assigning resources and costs, to tracking progress, analyzing variances, and revising your project plan, Microsoft Project can help you organize all your project's details quickly and effectively.


Photoshop Elements 12 for the Digital Photographer

Bring out the best in your photos! In this course, you'll learn how to use Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 to do everything from quick fixes to detailed enhancements that will greatly improve the look of your digital photos. Even if you've got no image-editing experience, this class will take you from novice to accomplished user. It's also a great solution if you're upgrading from an earlier version of Photoshop Elements.


Teaching High School Students

How can you reach students in the high school class? What can you do to motivate and teach so that your students are ready to succeed in life as well as school? In this course, you'll learn about the latest teaching strategies and techniques that can help your secondary students achieve academically and behave responsibly

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