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  Self-paced, non-credit course- 18 Contact Hours Average of 4 weeks to complete. $199 Overview West Virginia University has made it easier to receive the training needed to obtain the 5202 permit. The popular course that has been offered in classrooms around the state is now available online. If you need to renew your 5202 permit, you should enroll in our renewal class.   West Virginia Policy 5202 establishes the minimum requirements for the licensure of educational personnel to be employed in the public schools of West Virginia. The primary purpose of licensure is to assure the public that educators meet established levels of competence to deliver an appropriate and effective educational program to the state's public school students. Licensure requirements established in this policy provide a means of ensuring that persons employed in West Virginia public schools have the necessary knowledge and skills to meet the responsibilities of their professional assignments in instruction, student support services and/or administration.   IMPORTANT:  PLEASE CHECK WITH THE BOARD OF EDUCATION COUNTY OFFICE WHERE YOU WANT TO WORK REGARDING ONLINE/CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION AND OBSERVATION HOUR(S) REQUIREMENTS.  THIS COURSE MAY ONLY FULFILL PARTIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SOME OF THE COUNTIES IN WV, AND FULFILL FULL REQUIREMENTS FOR OTHER WV COUNTIES. Wood County requires Substitutes to have a Teaching Certificate. Call Wood County for more details at (304) 420-9663.    CLASSROOM OBSERVATIONS:  Students are required to successfully complete the requirements of the online portion of this course before classroom observations can be scheduled.    Objectives of the Course As a student in this course, you will be provided with a review of the laws and policies that govern teaching in West Virginia. You will learn the specific procedures to obtain your initial Substitute Teacher Permit according to West Virginia Policy 5202. You will be provided with information about teaching and classroom management, information on how to become a substitute teacher, general information about teaching and the opportunity to learn about the laws and policies that are relevant to teaching.  Students will learn specific information about various teaching strategies, classroom management and resources to assist them as substitute teachers.   Course Structure and Schedule Students can register at any time throughout the year. Students must log a minimum of 14 clock hours online Must complete each section’s quiz with a minimum of 80% accuracy. Must complete the online course evaluation (required for certificate of completion). Complete 4 hours of classroom observations within the public school system AFTER completion of the online portion of the course. (Instructor will notify students when they can begin their observations. A printable observation form is provided in the online section of the course.) Observation forms must be submitted to the instructor when complete. Students will receive an electronic Certificate of Completion upon completion of all course requirements above.   Topics to Be Studied School Law and Policies Expectations of Substitute Teachers Classroom Management Information about Teaching in Today's Classrooms Teaching Strategies Preventing Misbehavior and Dealing with Misbehavior General Information about Students Special Projects to be Included in the Course Students are expected to put together a "Magic Bag/Bag of Tricks."   Methods of Student Evaluation Participants will read each section of the online portion of the course and spend a minimum of 14 clock hours reading and reviewing the information provided in the course. Students must respond to four scenarios posted on the online discussion board and complete each section's quiz with a minimum of 80% accuracy. Verification of four hours of classroom visits must be provided to the instructor.   Prerequisite(s) for the course include Four-year college degree, and a 2.0 GPA in undergraduate studies. (See Wood County exception above) An up-to-date Tine (tuberculosis) Test is also required. A co-requisite for this course includes 4 hours of classroom observations.   Computer Requirements Adobe Acrobat Reader All Students: Using Internet Explorer (IE) 10? Read info on eCampus Main Page https://ecampus.wvu.edu/ Materials/Textbooks No textbook is required. A Recommended Reading: Rutherford, Paula. Why Didn't I learn This in College? Registration Information  Select the "Add To Cart" option and register through our secure server. You will be receiving an email with your online course access information within five working days. Please check your spam or junk folder in case the confirmation email was misplaced there. Call 1-800-253-2762, or email WVUEnrich@mail.wvu.edu if you have any questions. Major credit cards are accepted.   Check our FAQ page for refund and class access information.   Course Reviews "During the 5202 Substitute Training Class I found myself reading some material I had forgotten about from previous Elementary Ed classes. This class did broaden my spectrum on how to handle situations, parents, students and technology. The class itself was great. I was able to work at a fast pace, finishing up pretty quickly as well as getting my observations in. I was leery about observing high school because all my placements previous were K-6, but I really enjoyed HS. It opened my eyes in a different light. I would highly recommend this class, as it was a success for me.”               “I thought the course was very informative and detailed. I feel prepared to substitute teach with confidence. I liked the discussion groups that allowed participants to reply on what they would do in a particular situation. I think I have some good items for my “magic bag of tricks” for future reference! I have created a Facebook to “Keep the Conversation” going with sub teachers.”                     "This course was wonderful! I was reluctant about substitute teaching - I was afraid I wouldn't know enough to help myself, let alone help the students. This course helped encourage and empower me. The learning modules covered everything, including small details that I was worried about (like where to park when I substitute!). I'm thankful observation was a part of the curriculum, too, because it was invaluable. In short, I very highly recommend this class. Because of it, I have a new career path, and I couldn't be more excited."               "I really enjoyed how well the course covered so many aspects of substitute teaching. From daily planning to discipline; everything was covered. I appreciated the attention to detail and the expectation that substitutes should be treated, and treat themselves, as “real” educators."                   

1030001

Location : Online

Cost: $199.00

Instructor : Irene Murphy 

Start date: 01/09/17



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Overview This course is not affiliated with the WVU School of Nursing West Virginia University offers this course as the Initial Substitute School Nurse Course and the Renewal Substitute School Nurse Course. The Initial course requires the student to complete 18 clock hours which includes twelve clock hours of course work and a six hour internship. The Renewal course requires the student to complete 12 clock hours of course work. West Virginia Policy 5202 outlines the requirements for long-term and short-term permits (Sections: 11.6.1-11.6.6). Average of 4 Weeks to Complete Objectives Students will become knowledgeable of the laws and policies that govern schools in West Virginia, learn the necessary steps to obtain their initial and renewal School Nurse Permit, and be provided information about the duties and responsibilities of being a school nurse.  The goal is to provide participants: Information on how to become a school nurse. General information about school nurses. Information on school laws and policies. Information on Content Standards and Objectives. Specific information about the expectations of school nurses. Resources to assist school nurses.   Course Structure and Schedule This is a non-credit course offered for 18 clock hours in the Initial module and 12 clock hours in the Renewal module. Cost is $199 per student. A certificate for course completion will be issued. Topics to be Studied School Law and Policies Expectations of Substitute School Nurses Classroom Management Information about Working in Today’s Classrooms Teaching Strategies Preventing Misbehavior Dealing with Misbehavior General Information about Students Review of Basic and Specialized Health Care Special Projects to be Included in the Course: Participants who are taking the INITIAL course will mail the Six Hour Internship Form to the instructor. Complete the course evaluation. Methods of Student Evaluation Participants will: Read each section of the course. Complete each section’s quiz with a minimum of 80% accuracy. Spend a minimum of twelve clock hours reading and reviewing the information provided in the course. Participants who are taking the INITIAL course will provide a verification of six hours of internship with a school nurse. Respond to four scenarios posted on the discussion board.   Prerequisites Prerequisite(s) for the course include an associate degree (RN) in Nursing. A co-requisite for this course includes a 6 hour internship in the Initial module.   Computer Requirements Adobe Acrobat Reader Java Runtime Environment (JRE) – Version 1.5 All Students: Using Internet Explorer (IE) 10? Read info on eCampus Main Page https://ecampus.wvu.edu/   Registration Information  Select the "Add to Cart" option and register through our secure server. You will be receiving email with your online course access information within five working days. Please check your spam or junk folder in case the confirmation email was misplaced there. Call 1-800-253-2762, or email WVUEnrich@mail.wvu.edu if you have any questions. Major credit cards are accepted. Check our FAQ page for refund and class access information.

1030002

Location : Online

Cost: $199.00

Instructor : Irene Murphy 

Start date: 01/09/17



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Finally, you can acquire the best Professional Development in webinar design, presentations, planning, and marketing. Webinars are a popular format for delivering information. They can be very successful for your organization, IF you have good webinar presentations and good management and marketing. Discover the power of successful webinars for your business organization. Then learn the 4 key strategies to make your webinars more successful. Acquire techniques and tips that will make your webinars winners with your audiences. Then acquire the webinar planning skills involved in budgeting, pricing, and marketing webinar meetings. Take back a certificate in designing webinars that provides you with the latest and best information about presenting webinars, as well as managing and marketing them. You will be learning from two of the foremost authorities on webinars.

3040041

Location : Online

Cost: $345.00

Instructor : William Draves 

Start date: 02/06/17



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New research and information is coming out frequently now about how your learners - - and you - - learn. Here’s what we know. In the last century, you taught everyone equally by teaching them the same. But we know we each learn differently. So in this century, you teach everyone equally by teaching them differently. In this Certificate in Learning Styles, you get the most advanced information about the three most important and most prevalent characteristics you experience with your participants: generation, gender, and the autism spectrum. Your instructors are some of the foremost authorities in the world on these subjects. They write, and speak around North America, on learning styles.

3040105

Location : Online

Cost: $395.00

Instructor : William Draves 

Start date: 02/06/17



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Webinars are a hot new meeting format that save money and reach more people than in-person meetings. Use them for customer education, staff meetings and training, presentations, virtual seminars and much more. The technology is simple, but good webinar presentation techniques are critical. Discover the power of successful webinars for your business organization. Then learn the four key strategies to make your webinars more successful. Acquire techniques and tips that will make your webinars winners with your audiences. Agenda Unit 1 Keys to Successful Webinars -What your participants want in a webinar -Choosing the right format for your program -Choosing the right length for your webinar Unit 2 Effective Slides and Presentation Techniques for Webinars -The 4 Keys to a Successful Webinar Presentation -The 5 best webinar presentation techniques -Making slides powerful and visual -Timing your speaking, what to say when, for how long -Voice techniques to keep your listeners interested Unit 3 Involving Your Webinar Participants -How to schedule and initiate questions -Selecting questions to read -How to respond to questions -Using polls Unit 4 Preparing and evaluating webinar presenters -Choosing your presenters: who to pick, who to NOT pick -Ways to train presenters -How to prepare your presenters -Evaluating your webinar success

3040042

Location : Online

Cost: $195.00

Instructor : William Draves 

Start date: 03/06/17



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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. Agenda Unit 1 The Brain and Gender Differences The brain and learning The female brain The male brain Summary of neurological and hormonal differences Unit 2 Helping Girls Learn More How girls learn Classroom techniques and activities that help girls learn Helping girls with spatial skills and STEM The 10 strategies for helping girls learn more Unit 3 Helping Boys Learn More How boys learn Classroom techniques and activities that help boys learn Helping boys with language skills The 10 strategies for helping boys learn more Unit 4 Helping Both Girls and Boys Succeed More Helping girls succeed in the workplace Helping boys succeed with college Grading learning and knowledge Gender neutral grading

3040074

Location : Online

Cost: $145.00

Instructor :   

Start date: 03/06/17



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Regardless of your age, it is always helpful to increase your understanding of how your current students learn and what your future students might need. Students learn in a variety of ways, this course will focus on the influence of generational characteristics on learning styles. Your students learn differently than you do. Come find out how to help your students learn more. And discover something new about yourself too! 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. Agenda Unit 1 Introduction to Generational Learning Styles The origin of generational learning styles & foundation of learning style theories Learning theory and the brain What defines a generation - the concept of the cohort experience Unit 2 Understanding generational factors influencing how you learn and teach Characteristics of the Baby Boomers Characteristics and definitions for Generation X Learning characteristics of both Baby Boomers and Gen Xers How YOUR generational characteristics influence your approach to teaching: Baby Boomer, Gen X, Gen Y Unit 3 Understanding Generation Y Core values of Gen Y Impact of technology on generational learning The impact of generational characteristics on approaches to and expectations of education, perceptions of time, prioritizing work/life/school, goals and ambition, collaborative vs. individual, worldview, inputs versus outcomes and other value differences Unit 4 Helping Your Gen Y Students to Learn More Communication tips with Gen Y students and the emerging generation Classroom instruction tips for Gen Y and the emerging generation Addressing awkwardness and other social characteristics of Gen Y Understanding and using technology to facilitate learning The top 20 generational techniques for helping your students learn more RequirementsInternet connection ,IE8 or higher, Chrome, FireFox and access to Adobe Flash Player

3040068

Location : Online

Cost: $145.00

Instructor : Kassia Dellabough 

Start date: 04/03/17



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GMAT Exam Prep 

ID:32535
This course will provide you with test-taking techniques and methods for improving your score and saving time on the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test). You will review the types of questions you will see on the test and learn how you can tackle concepts that may be new to you. You will review verbal lessons as well as quantitative lessons. You will review actual GMAT questions from previous years which are an excellent way to prepare for your own test. Details

3040081

Location : Online

Cost: $139.95

Instructor : Online Class Instructor 

Start Date: upon registration



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Overview This course provides a review of classroom management strategies, instructional strategies, and general information that was covered in the 5202 Initial Substitute Teacher Training course. The student will learn specific procedures to renew his/her WV 5202 Substitute Teacher Permit.'Applies to West Virginia Substitute Teaching only. Average of 4 Weeks to Complete West Virginia University has made it easier for substitute teachers to obtain the training they need to renew their 5202 permit. The popular course that has been offered in classrooms around the state is now available online. If you do not have your 5202 permit, you can enroll in our 5202 Initial Substitute Teacher class. West Virginia Policy 5202 establishes the minimum requirements for the licensure of educational personnel to be employed in the public schools of West Virginia. The primary purpose of licensure is to assure the public that educators meet established levels of competence to deliver an appropriate and effective educational program to the state's public school students. Licensure requirements established in this policy provide a means of ensuring that persons employed in West Virginia public schools have the necessary knowledge and skills to meet the responsibilities of their professional assignments in instruction, student support services and/or administration. Objectives As a student in this course, you will be provided with a review of the laws and policies that govern teaching in West Virginia. You will learn the specific procedures to renew your 5202 Substitute Teacher Permit. You will be provided with a review of classroom management strategies, instructional strategies, and general information that was covered in the 5202 Initial Substitute Teacher Training. You will be provided with additional information and resources that will enhance your teaching skills and classroom management skills. Our goal is to provide participants: Information on how to become a substitute teacher. General information about teaching. An opportunity to learn about and review current school laws and policies. Specific teaching techniques. Resources to use in the classroom.   Course Structure and Schedule This is a non-credit course offered for 12 clock hours. The student can register at any time during the year. Cost is $199 per student. A certificate for course completion will be issued. Topics to be Studied School Law and Policies Classroom Management Teaching Strategies Student Management Techniques Special Projects to be Included in the Course Participants will email the instructor three lesson plans. Participants will email the instructor their answer to a scenario provided by the instructor. Methods of Student Evaluation Participants will: Provide a summary of each classroom visit. Provide a verification of three hours of classroom visits. Respond to questions posted on the discussion board. Instructor will review the number of hours each participant has worked on the web site. Students must log a minimum of nine clock hours.   Prerequisites Prerequisite(s) for the course include a four year college degree, and a 2.0 GPA in undergraduate studies. A co-requisite for this course includes 3 hours of classroom observations. Computer Requirements Adobe Acrobat Reader All Students: Using Internet Explorer (IE) 10? Read info on eCampus Main Page https://ecampus.wvu.edu/ Materials/Textbooks No textbook is required. A Recommended Reading: Rutherford, Paula, “Why Didn’t I Learn This in College?”   Registration Information  Select the "Add To Cart" option and register online through our secure server. You will be receiving email with your online course access information within five working days. Please check your spam or junk folder in case the confirmation email was misplaced there. Call 1-800-253-2762, or email WVUEnrich@mail.wvu.edu if you have any questions. Major credit cards are accepted. Check our FAQ page for refund and class access information.

1030003

Location : Online

Cost: $199.00

Instructor : Irene Murphy 

Start date: 01/09/17



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Problem-Solving from the Inside-Out   This course explains the difference between solving problems after the fact and getting to the root source of problems to prevent them, or intervene, before they occur. You will learn how and why negative, disruptive behaviors and student problems stem from insecurity, a misunderstood state of mind, that this course will address in depth. The course demonstrates that five problems commonly cited by teachers all arise from the same fundamental lack of understanding of how people think and how students (and teachers alike) can navigate their own thinking to sidestep difficulty: •      Disruptive Students; •      Short Attention Spans; •      Bullying; •      School Violence; •      Problem parents; •      Time Pressure. In Problem-Solving, participants will explore how recognition of the Principles that  describe how our thinking/states of mind work and how would matter to both teachers and students. Course Cost: $199/per course $550/certificate program (all 4 courses) This course is worth 1.5 ILUs.  

3040075

Location : Online

Cost: $199.00

Instructor : Judith Sedgeman 

Start date: 01/09/17



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Redefining Mental Health   Thanks to the discovery of Three Principles that explain and describe the true nature of  how the mind actually works, a new paradigm in mental health has emerged since the mid 1970’s. The introduction of mind-body medicine and a flood of neuroscience research has raised new questions that are moving the mental health field towards a psycho-bio-spiritual understanding of mental well-being. All of this has contributed to the emergence of the study of Resiliency, and a clearer understanding of how all people change and respond to life. This course addresses the evolution of mental health understanding through the 20th century, and describes the current reversal of our understanding of whether circumstances cause our problems, or whether our own thinking creates both problems and solutions.  It describes why a redefinition of mental health is necessary.  The course also explains how Mental Illness has been defined, and the problems associated with the escalating complexity of our approaches to identifying and treating the mentally ill. It presents the hope of the new paradigm to generate dramatic changes in how we define and treat the “mentally ill” and how mental health education operates as a prevention strategy that could preclude mental distress over a lifetime. Course Cost: $199/per course $550/certificate program (all 4 courses) This course is worth 3.5 ILUs.  

3040075

Location : Online

Cost: $199.00

Instructor : Judith Sedgeman 

Start date: 01/09/17



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Imagine this… A group of small children aged 7, enjoying practical science in a woodland area beside their school. They have all the scientific and natural resources to explore real life biology in the environment. The teacher facilitates and then steps back to watch their progress, as one by one they are utterly transfixed by a teeming zoo of mini beasts. They carefully gather their species and prepare to observe habitats and to classify their lively creatures, lying on their tummies, deep in the undergrowth. Except for one child. He is red in the face from his exertion. He chose a slug to examine. However, the slug cannot be transferred to his jar via the straw – like pipe. (Nor can it be properly pooted into a science jar). Using his own initiative, he literally pushes the bewildered slug millimetre by millimetre, inside the corset- tight tube. If a slug had feelings, it would be fairly distraught by now! What happens next? Do you intervene and save the slug? Do you mark this small child’s biology test score as a fail or credit him with an ‘emerging knowledge’ score? Do you admire his tenacity for learning and discovery? This was a child I taught some time ago. His test scores were indeed emerging and far behind his peers at that time. Yet as teachers and educators we see potential way beyond the clip board curriculum of failure or success. Every student brings a uniqueness to our classroom. Every teacher knows this intrinsically. We create learning environments where students want to learn. We gather ideas and blend them, adding the qualities we see in a student when they doubt themselves. Educators, pouring in those ingredients that will allow a child or student to feel they can do anything. And yet we often forget this for ourselves. Who shines a light for us when we doubt our teaching? Who supports our resiliency in teaching? This course is designed to enable us to understand how we can respond to everyday teaching and life. How we have our own inner guidance and wisdom to help us to see and understand how innate resilience is always present and so is our natural joy in teaching. PS The inquisitive young boy is now a marine biologist. Course Cost: $199/per course $550/certificate program (all 4 courses) This course is worth 1.5 ILUs. Instructor: Anni Poole, BA Hons Has over two decades of leadership experience as a principal within the primary with nursery sector (K1-K6).  Anni’s passion for education and for the well-being of children and youth has been her driver for 40 years in schools across Lancashire and Greater Manchester, UK.  In 2013, Anni trained internationally in this understanding, the Three Principles.  She sees it as having an amazing impact on her life, and has recently created a coaching program for 3-11 year olds, ARC (Amazing Resilient Children).  

3040075

Location : Online

Cost: $199.00

Instructor : Anni Poole 

Start date: 01/09/17



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