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E.g., Tuesday, December 23, 2014
E.g., Tuesday, December 23, 2014
E.g., Tuesday, December 23, 2014
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We explore “ten things” that range from the menu of materials available to engineers in their profession to the many mechanical and electrical properties of materials important to their use in various engineering fields. We also discuss the principles behind the manufacturing of those materials.

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The field of technical writing has come a long way from writing clearly and concisely using a keyboard into a new world of structured writing and content management.

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In this class, we will study the principles of public speaking, and critically examine our own and others’ speeches through interactive practice.

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This course will introduce the complex but critical concepts of sustainability and resilience, and proceed to include a self-analysis of your impact on our environment and a case study of a societal evolution in sustainability. Emphasis will be on translating theory to individual impact and comprehension.

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The Stavros Center for Economic Education of Florida State University (FSU) and Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship of Northern Michigan University will offer a six week cutting-edge, online course in economics and personal finance. Developed by a team of master economic educators, this course is for students who would like to learn more about economics, wealth and prosperity. This 16 module, multi-media course is understandable, easy to navigate, and focuses on what you really need to know about economics and personal finance. It will be taught by a seasoned online instructor.

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This self-paced course provides participants with the opportunity to explore, assess, and document learning mastered through a variety of life experiences. You will be challenged to think holistically and critically about your skills, knowledge, and performance capabilities as they relate to college-level and professional-based learning.

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The course explores Boston from the 1600’s to the present day. Learn about the Massachusett Indians who lived on the land we now know as Boston before the Puritans arrived. Discover how these settlers created a system of self government so strong that Boston became the most democratic community on the planet and the birthplace of the Revolutionary War. Trace the city’s role in the American anti-slavery movement and the Civil War.

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Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) will prepare you to respond to life-threatening emergencies in the adult population with advanced interventions. This ACLS course is based on the latest guidelines, which focus on doing several tasks simultaneously as part of a group process that enables efficiency and minimizes error.

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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) will prepare you to respond to life-threatening emergencies in the pediatric population with advanced interventions. This PALS course is based on the latest guidelines, which focus on doing several tasks simultaneously as part of a group process that enables efficiency and minimizes error.

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Basic Life Support (BLS) will prepare you to respond to life-threatening emergencies in multiple populations with life-saving interventions. This BLS course is based on the latest guidelines, which focus on doing several tasks simultaneously as part of a group process that enables efficiency and minimizes error.

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CPR, AED, and First Aid will prepare you to respond to life-threatening emergencies in multiple populations with life-saving interventions. This CPR and First Aid course is based on the latest guidelines, which focus on doing several tasks simultaneously as part of a group process that enables efficiency and minimizes error.

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Meteorology is fundamental for sailing safety and is the very essence of strategy for winning any regatta. It is also the science most directly linked to ocean sailing.

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Here’s your chance to review the fundamental processes of mathematics with emphasis on problem-solving techniques.

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Based on Next Generation Science Standards, this course provides an introduction to the role of science in society, feedback and regulation mechanisms, and using a systems approach to solve scientific problems. Participants will explore the nature of scientific inquiry and learn how to analyze scientific data.

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Employability skills are those basic skills necessary for getting, keeping, and doing well on a job. Entry-level employees with good personal skills have confidence in themselves and deal with others honestly and openly, displaying respect for themselves, their co-workers, and their supervisors regardless of other people’s diversity and individual differences. This course will help identify those skills you have and those skills you may need to work on so you can do well in industry jobs.

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In October 2014, millions of young people across the nation—like you—will become scientists for the day during the seventh annual 4-H National Youth Science Day (NYSD). NYSD is the premiere national rallying event for 4-H Science year-round programming. It brings together thousands of youth, volunteers and educators from the nation’s 109 land-grant colleges and universities to simultaneously complete the National Science Experiment. The 2014 National Science Experiment, Rockets to the Rescue, provides the opportunity to explore firsthand how aerospace engineering can be used to solve real world challenges—such as food distribution in emergency situations—to make a positive impact in our world.

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This course examines the social, political, and economic development of the United States since the end of the Civil War.

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With content based on Next Generation Science Standards, this course explores the properties of life through the cell.

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Most people THINK they know how to use many of Google's free tools, but they actually only use a small portion of what's possible.

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This course provides basic knowledge about digital design and implementation using VHDL as the description language, as well as skills in the use of computer-based design and simulation tools.

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