Courses

There are seven (7) components to successfully completing the 830 Curriculum and Instructional Management Coordinator (CIMC) add-on license-formerly known as VoCATS Coordinator license. The completion of the CIMC Induction Blackboard course via ECU sixth (6) component of the CIMC license.



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*This is a private class for the Dare County Center*

In this three-hour class you will be make a unique candy dish from hot glass. Guided and assisted by the instructor, you will apply color to molten glass, blow a bubble in the glass, and then shape the glass into a sphere that is then "sucked" in to form a double-walled bowl that creates the candy dish. You will get to use special glass-making tools to create your design and heat your work in a 2100-degree furnace as your candy dish design takes shape.



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The New Career Development Coordinator/Special Populations Coordinator (CDC/SPC) Induction training is designed as a training session for those who have taken or are taking the Facilitating Career Development course through NC Workforce Training and Development Center. This online program will allow participants to gain basic knowledge of their position as Career Development and Special Populations Coordinators within their local schools/LEAs.



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The New Career Development Coordinator Induction training is designed as a training session for those who have taken or are taking the Facilitating Career Development course through NC Workforce Training and Development Center. This online program will allow participants to gain basic knowledge of their position as Career Development Coordinators within their local schools/LEAs.



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There are seven (7) components to successfully completing the 830 Curriculum and Instructional Management Coordinator (CIMC) add-on license-formerly known as VoCATS Coordinator license. The completion of the Coaching Foundations course via Constructive Learning Design LLC completes the fifth (5) component of the CIMC license.



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In this three-hour class you will be making a unique garden ball from hot glass. Guided and assisted by the instructor, you will apply color to molten glass and blow a bubble in the glass. You will get to use special glass-making tools to create your design and heat your work in a 2100-degree furnace as your garden ball takes shape.


Friday, September 25, 2020, The GlasStation
Friday, November 6, 2020, The GlasStation
In this workshop you will be guided and assisted through the process of making a pulled glass flower. Utilizing molten glass gathered (dipped) from the GlasStation's furnace, you will get to apply color to your glass and create a unique design of your choosing.  You will then get to use various glass tools to shape the glass into your very own custom glass flower.



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In this workshop you will be guided and assisted through the process of making your own personalized drinking glass. Using molten glass gathered (dipped) from the GlasStation's furnace, you will get to apply color to your glass and create a unique design of your choosing. You will then get to use various glass tools to shape the glass into your very own custom glass tumbler.


Saturday, October 17, 2020, The GlasStation
Saturday, November 14, 2020, The GlasStation
This program is a collaboration between the Lifelong Learning Program and the Pitt County Historical Society.



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During the demonstration you will watch the resident glass artist create a glass object or figurine. You will learn about the history of glass making and techniques that are used for glass blowing.



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In this three-hour class you will be guided and assisted through the process of making a unique, one-of-a-kind paperweight. Utilizing molten glass gathered (dipped) from the GlasStation's furnace, you will get to apply color to your paperweight, blow a bubble through a pipe to form your piece, and use glass-making tools to pinch, pull, twist, twirl, and form molten glass into a design all your own. Guided by glass instructors, you will also get to heat your work in a 2100-degree furnace as your paperweight takes shape.



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This course is designed for the office trained dental assistant needing dental radiography certification and has been approved by the North Carolina State Dental Board Examiners (NCSDBE) pursuant to G.S. 90-29(c) (12).

The Intraoral Radiography Certificate Course consists of two components; Part 1 is an online self-study designed to teach the fundamentals of x-ray production, safety and protection. Part 2 is a hands-on clinical component designed to teach receptor placement and exposure techniques needed for successful dental imaging. Both Part 1 and Part 2 must be successfully completed prior to receiving certification in Dental Radiography.


Friday, June 19, 2020, ECU School of Dental Medicine
This exciting course is designed to teach advanced and specialized approaches to utilize the legal resources available in a law library, and elsewhere. The conceptual differences between computer-assisted legal research and hard copy research will be taught. You will also learn how to formulate WESTLAW search queries and effectively and efficiently use WESTLAW and other online legal research methods as time-saving devices in legal research and legal writing.


June 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 24, 2020 to October 9, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 19, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
Employment law is a branch of contract law that deals with relationships between employers and employees. This course will cover statutes such as the National Labor Relations Act, the Railway Labor Act, and other various statutes dealing with public employees. Topics to be included are master and servant, wages and hours, anti-discrimination in employment and minimum wages and maximum hours, as well as regulation of working conditions.


June 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 24, 2020 to October 9, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 19, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
This interest group is designated as one of our members only groups. If you are interested in joining this group, please be sure to add a Lifelong Learning Membership to your cart.

The moderator will introduce various topics after which the floor will be open for discussion by all participants. Everyone is encouraged to seek supporting data in order to remain as objective as possible. Reading multiple sources on each subject will give everyone a broader view of the issues. Some topics may carry over from month to month. Share your ideas and learn from the opinions of others.



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Although an hour drive from Greenville to the Aurora Fossil Museum you will travel 28 million years back in time. George Powell is a local amateur paleontologist, and will be leading this trip. On this trip, you will see fossil remains of creatures that lived in Eastern North Carolina including: whales, walrus, seals, sharks, stingrays, and fish.



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This interest group is designated as one of our members only groups. If you are interested in joining this group, please be sure to add a Lifelong Learning Membership to your cart.

Book group members are often women, but here's a group for men, though women are welcome. The focus is on non-fiction books of history and historical figures. Members will choose and discuss a different book every month. You will get the chance to make new friends and discuss interesting and stimulating topics.



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This interest group is designated as one of our members only groups. If you are interested in joining this group, please be sure to add a Lifelong Learning Membership to your cart.

Have you ever read a book and longed to have someone to talk to about it? Well, here is your chance to do just that! Join this Women's Book Group, choose what you want to read, and come together to discuss a different book each month. Being part of the group gives members the opportunity to make new friends and expand the scope of your reading.



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All engineers should be particularly concerned with patent law. This constitutionally-based discipline has to do with the process by which an invention, and its creator, are protected by the law from infringement and unfair competition. The class will deal with patent applications, research and prosecution; the law of infringement, and computer applications of software (protected by copyright) and hardware (by patents). We will also state what other concepts are patented, as well as machines, processes, mixtures, manufacturing, compositions of materials and methods of doing business and research. Not only do we deal with utility patents, but with design and plant patents as well.


June 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 24, 2020 to October 9, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 19, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
This exciting program prepares Registered Nurses and Physician's Assistants for a career in the legal field as legal nurse consultants. Building on the medical education and clinical experience of RNs and PAs, this course provides the RN and PA with fundamental skills necessary to advise law firms, health care providers, insurance companies and governmental agencies regarding medically related issues and to appear in court as expert witnesses. The course presents legal concepts related to the health care industry, as well as the role a legal nurse consultant might play in litigation areas such as medical malpractice, toxic torts, products liability, wrongful death, criminal law, and workers' compensation. Any RN or PA interested in entering the legal field can benefit from the education provided by this course.


June 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 24, 2020 to October 9, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 19, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
This intensive program is designed for both beginning and experienced secretaries who are interested in improving their skills and working more efficiently within the law office. Students will study such topics as: legal terminology; legal process; jurisdiction and venue; ethics; written communications including letters, pleadings, discovery, notices and motions; filing procedures, billing and accounting; time management; records management; overview of commonly used word and data processing programs; legal research; memoranda preparation, and citation format.


June 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 24, 2020 to October 9, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 19, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
This dynamic course is designed for legal professionals interested in improving their skills and knowledge of commonly used computer technology and programs within the law office. Course topics include: computer operating systems and peripheral devices; time tracking and billing software; database, case management and docket control software; litigation support software; electronic discovery, and trial presentation and graphics software.


August 24, 2020 to October 9, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 19, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
In this three-hour class you will be guided and assisted through the process of making a personalized Christmas Ornament. Utilizing molten glass gathered (dipped) from the GlasStation's furnace, you will get to apply color to your glass and create a unique design of your choosing. The instructor will then help shape the glass while you blow air in to inflate it into an ornament.


Saturday, December 5, 2020, The GlasStation
Tuesday, December 8, 2020, The GlasStation
Thursday, December 10, 2020, The GlasStation
Tuesday, December 15, 2020, The GlasStation
Thursday, December 17, 2020, The GlasStation
Oceanography camp targets students 12 - 15 years old who are interested in a better understanding of the complex processes that take place in our oceans. This camp will require students to learn and work on the beaches, estuaries and ocean as we investigate and explore what happens on over 70% of our planet. Students will engineer technology like drifters and gliders to explore how scientists can learn in an environment we are ill equipped to visit. Students will boogie board, kayak, go on boat trips, collect data, and work alongside scientists at CSI. This camp will include some snorkeling and opportunities to explore in water environments.



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Nationally, there has been an explosion of interest in aligning interprofessional education and collaborative practice with health systems transformation and value-based health care, and now with all 23 health professions education accrediting agencies on board, the drivers are significant and the stakes are going up!



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The Diversity Seminar is a half-day seminar for faculty and staff designed to encourage and support the development of diversity and inclusion in a variety of ways, both in classroom and on campus in general.



The College of Education and Office of Equity and Diversity invite you to a discussion on the school-to-prison pipeline (STPP). This talk will address the STPP and its connection to practices such as school discipline.



Our homes are a system that works like the body, where all parts interact together for a common purpose. In this interactive course, you will learn how your home's performance affects your comfort and your wallet, and how to calculate energy items throughout your home. Special information will be provided on building science-related issues for healthy living, such as the causes and remedies for wet crawl spaces.



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Modern Board Gaming has come a long way since the days of Monopoly, Life, and Candy Land. There are multitudes of different board games and game types available for all kinds of people. In this class, we will explore the different types of Modern Board games, where to find them locally and on-line, and how to play.



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This interest group is designated as one of our members only groups. If you are interested in joining this group, please be sure to add a Lifelong Learning Membership to your cart.

Put your stories into words and share your life experiences with other class members. What you remember will no doubt trigger memories in others. Write a different story for each session and read it to the class for their feedback.



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There are seven (7) components to successfully completing the 830 Curriculum Instructional Management Coordinator (VoCATS Coordinator) license. The completion of MOS Certificate-Excel Basic completes the seven (7) components of the CIMC Induction process.



The NC NTSP provides support for beginning teachers during their first three years of teaching.



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The NC NTSP provides support for beginning teachers during their first three years of teaching.



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The NC NTSP provides support for beginning teachers during their first three years of teaching.



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The NC NTSP provides support for beginning teachers during their first three years of teaching.



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The NC NTSP provides support for beginning teachers during their first three years of teaching.



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Vermiculture or worm farming has many benefits. It is very inexpensive, uses recycled ingredients and helps you grow healthy plants and vegetables. Worm castings or waste is a nutrient-rich, natural fertilizer and soil conditioner. Worms can eat and break down many times their weight in organic materials like apple and banana peels, kitchen waste, and egg shells. Worm bins take up little space and can be kept in or outdoors year round. When properly maintained, they do not smell. In this course, you will learn how to create your own worm farm.



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The NC NTSP provides support for beginning teachers during their first three years of teaching.



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The NC NTSP provides support for beginning teachers during their first three years of teaching.



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The NC NTSP provides support for beginning teachers during their first three years of teaching.



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The NC NTSP provides support for beginning teachers during their first three years of teaching.



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The NC NTSP provides support for beginning teachers during their first three years of teaching.



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Strong literacy skills are critical for learning, yet too many students across the nation experience difficulty learning to read.  In North Carolina, for instance, only 39% of fourth graders and 33% of eighth graders are considered proficient readers on the National Assessment of Education Progress; more than a quarter of these students (26% and 31% respectively) read below the basic level of achievement (National Assessment of Educational Progress, 2018).




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There are no costumes, makeup, special lighting, or movement. For the audience it is like listening to a story on the radio. Like radio drama, much is left to the listener's imagination.



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Advanced and specialized approaches to utilize the legal resources available in a law library, and elsewhere, will be examined. The conceptual differences between computer-assisted legal research and hard copy research will be taught. You will also learn how to formulate WESTLAW search queries and effectively and efficiently use WESTLAWNext, WESTLAW classic and other online legal research methods as timesaving devices in legal research and legal writing.


June 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 24, 2020 to October 9, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 19, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
Alternative Dispute Resolution refers to dispute resolution techniques that may better suit the needs of parties than traditional litigation does. This intensive course focuses on both traditional and non-traditional dispute resolution options.


June 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 24, 2020 to October 9, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 19, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
Bankruptcy is an area of law that has provided significant employment for paralegals. This course examines the debtor-creditor relationship and the difference between voluntary and involuntary bankruptcy, both under Chapter 7 (liquidation) and 11 (reorganization). You will study the Bankruptcy Code in depth and learn how to prepare the most important bankruptcy forms.


June 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 24, 2020 to October 9, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 19, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
This course examines the law and practice of business organizations and the paralegal's potential functions in this area of law. It begins with an examination of basic agency law, followed by a study of the fundamental structure and most important legal doctrines relating to general partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability companies, small closely-held corporations, and large publicly-traded corporations.


June 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 24, 2020 to October 9, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 19, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
You will be introduced to the fundamentals of the federal constitution, including the institution of judicial review, the limitations on federal judicial power, the constitutional roles of the legislative and executive branches, due process of law, and individual rights under the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Possible future trends of the U.S. Supreme Court will also be explored. This course will focus on individual civil liberties and 42 U.S.C. section 1983 claims, emphasizing redress for violations of the Fourth, Fifth, and Eighth Amendment rights of the U.S. Constitution.


June 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 24, 2020 to October 9, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 19, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
The course begins with an overview of the concept of punishment and goes on to study the burden of proof and criminal defenses; it also provides a critical look at the most common crimes. Students will learn common terminology in criminal law and how to consider a crime thoroughly in terms of its elements.


June 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 24, 2020 to October 9, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 19, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
In Criminal Procedure, students are presented with a clear and concise overview of the Constitutional protections that are provided to the accused in the United States, including the law of search and seizure, Miranda rights, Fifth Amendment protection, and the right to an attorney. The knowledge gained in this course is essential to full or part-time law office employment, as well as employment with government agencies in the criminal justice system.


June 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 24, 2020 to October 9, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 19, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
This course focuses on the laws that govern America's public school system, as well as home schooling, including student rights regarding discipline, suspension, personal grooming, testing and grading, and drug testing. Topics such as segregation, integration, dress codes and drug testing are essential not only for paralegals seeking full or part-time law office employment, but also for teachers, school counselors and administrators working in the schools.


June 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 24, 2020 to October 9, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 19, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
This course explores the paralegal's role in estate planning. The requirements of creating enforceable wills and trusts will be covered, and study of resulting and constructive trusts will be provided.


June 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 24, 2020 to October 9, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 19, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
Family law pertains to the formation and dissolution of domestic relations, including the law of marriage, annulment, separation and dissolution, maintenance, and custody and support of children. This course will study the differences between community and separate property, the classification of property, and the impact of such classification. The role of the paralegal in family law practice and the importance of mediation of domestic issues will also be discussed.


June 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 24, 2020 to October 9, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 19, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
This course explores all significant aspects of the immigration and naturalization process in the United States, including the Homeland Security Act of 2002 and the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996.


June 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 24, 2020 to October 9, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 19, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
This cutting edge course provides in depth instruction in one of the most dynamic and challenging areas of the law. Paralegals in this exciting area work on copyrights, patents, trademarks, unfair competition, protection of trade secrets, and much more. The knowledge gained in this course is not only applicable to full or part-time law office employment, but is also essential for authors and business owners who may be involved in entertainment and contract matters. This challenging specialty is in great demand.


June 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 24, 2020 to October 9, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 19, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
This intensive online program is designed to train and qualify students to provide assistance to crime victims. The course provides an overview of criminal procedure and discusses the devastating effects crime can have on its victims. You will learn how paralegals as victim advocates can assist their office's clients who have been victimized by crime.


June 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 24, 2020 to October 9, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 19, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
This intensive class is designed to give students, particularly from Colorado and neighboring states, an appreciation of the importance of allocation of water resources in the American West.


June 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 24, 2020 to October 9, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 19, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
NCDA Facilitating Career Development Training provides individuals with relevant skills and knowledge to assist others in planning careers and obtaining meaningful work. Established in 1913, NCDA is the premier provider of professional development in the career field. With a nationwide system of instructors, NCDA has prepared over 25,000 Career Services Providers and Facilitators for inter/national certification.



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This program is perfect for you, if you have little or no experience with Adobe's Creative Suite, which is commonly used for professional graphic design, video editing, and web development.


East Carolina University, in partnership with ed2go, offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.



June 17, 2020 to August 7, 2020, Online Class, ECU
July 15, 2020 to September 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 12, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Class, ECU
September 16, 2020 to November 6, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 14, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
November 11, 2020 to January 1, 2021, Online Class, ECU
December 9, 2020 to January 29, 2021, Online Class, ECU
This program is perfect for you, if you have little or no experience with Adobe's Creative Suite, which is commonly used for professional graphic design, video editing, and web development. If you like and appreciate graphic design and consider yourself creative, you are well suited to this program.

East Carolina University, in partnership with ed2go, offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.


June 17, 2020 to August 7, 2020, Online Class, ECU
July 15, 2020 to September 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 12, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Class, ECU
September 16, 2020 to November 6, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 14, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
November 11, 2020 to January 1, 2021, Online Class, ECU
December 9, 2020 to January 29, 2021, Online Class, ECU
This course will review the legislative process at the grassroots level. You vote and have the right to educate your elected officials on the issues important to you and the community. We will review the preparation of your advocacy plan, the research needed, the communication process, meeting with your representatives, the importance of personal contact, preparing correspondence, and coordination of advocacy activities with other groups. A very important part of advocacy is educating your representative regarding the goals of your issues. Big Political Action Committee (PAC) money can influence the legislation, but local grassroots advocacy can also impact your local representative. Your vote does count, and through a coordinated advocacy plan, you can influence legislation.



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In this online program, you will master basic and advanced AutoCAD design skills as you gain hands-on practice using the 2D tools in AutoCAD 2018. 


East Carolina University, in partnership with ed2go, offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.




June 17, 2020 to August 7, 2020, Online Class, ECU
July 15, 2020 to September 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 12, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Class, ECU
September 16, 2020 to November 6, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 14, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
November 11, 2020 to January 1, 2021, Online Class, ECU
December 9, 2020 to January 29, 2021, Online Class, ECU
Belly dancing is an activity and exercise class. The class will begin with basic stretching exercises, including simple yoga movements.



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The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) accreditation is a highly respected certification within the IT industry. Obtaining your CISM certification qualifies you for a position in Risk Management, Security Auditor, Compliance Officer or an executive management position as a CSO, CTO or CIO.


East Carolina University, in partnership with ed2go, offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.



June 17, 2020 to August 7, 2020, Online Class, ECU
July 15, 2020 to September 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 12, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Class, ECU
September 16, 2020 to November 6, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 14, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
November 11, 2020 to January 1, 2021, Online Class, ECU
December 9, 2020 to January 29, 2021, Online Class, ECU
According to Mehmet Oz, M.D., "Energy Medicine is the next big frontier of Medicine."
So join us if you'd like to learn proven ways to increase vitality, enhance health, boost joy and send healing to areas of your body using easy practices everyone can do in a few minutes a day. It's fun, it's easy, and there's nothing to buy.



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The Virtual Dementia Tour is a hands-on exercise that allows participants to experience what it would be like to live with dementia.



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This course is designed for CIMC participants only. Registration into this will allow you to be enrolled into the Blackboard course where you will upload all artifact documents needed in order to receive a certificate of completion.


August 1, 2019 to June 30, 2025, Online Class, ECU
The ECU Economic Development Academy offers the North Carolina Certified Economic Developer Program for economic development personnel, elected officials, business leader and others interested in the field of economic development.


December 9-10, 2020, Main Campus Student Center Room 307
Project I4: Innovate, Inquire, Iterate and Impact: Igniting the Power of Network Improvement Communities to Enhance Professional Learning for Educational Leaders. School leaders engaging math and science teachers in equity-focused, evidence-based observation, coaching, and improvement.



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The ECU Economic Development Academy offers the North Carolina Certified Economic Developer Program for economic development personnel, elected officials, business leader and others interested in the field of economic development.


September 23-24, 2020, Main Campus Student Center Room 307
Innovation and entrepreneurship is the backbone of the economy in the United States. This session will explore the importance of entrepreneurial development as an economic development strategy, provide examples of successful entrepreneurial ecosystem development in rural and urban areas, and create innovation and entrepreneurial support strategies through interactive workshops.



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The ECU Economic Development Academy offers the North Carolina Certified Economic Developer Program for economic development personnel, elected officials, business leader and others interested in the field of economic development.


November 18-19, 2020, Main Campus Student Center Room 307
This course will introduce participants to various retention strategies, business investment and attraction in North Carolina as well as provide an opportunity to collect information and create a regional scan for your community.



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The purpose of the course is to upgrade Microsoft Project 2016 skills.



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The ECU Economic Development Academy offers the North Carolina Certified Economic Developer Program for economic development personnel, elected officials, business leader and others interested in the field of economic development.


October 28-29, 2020, Main Campus Student Center Room 307
When your organization demonstrates commitment to improving the environment it is a win-win for businesses, customers and the environment. This one-day overview will provide the understanding of what will be required to accomplish that goal.



This course offers valuable training in medical office management and legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts that are central to this field, including HIPAA compliance and third-party guidelines for filing insurance claims. You will gain hands-on, practical experience in medical billing and coding and work with the main coding manual ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, and HCPCS Level II. You will learn how to code diagnoses, services, and procedures for all systems of the body.


June 17, 2020 to August 7, 2020, Online Class, ECU
July 15, 2020 to September 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 12, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Class, ECU
September 16, 2020 to November 6, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 14, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
November 11, 2020 to January 1, 2021, Online Class, ECU
December 9, 2020 to January 29, 2021, Online Class, ECU
This is one of five modules needed to satisfy the licensure requirement for the CTE New Teacher Induction Program. It is a partnership between East Carolina University and NC Department of Public Instruction Career and Technical Education.


February 6, 2021 to March 31, 2021, Online Class, ECU
April 6, 2021 to May 31, 2021, Online Class, ECU
June 6, 2021 to July 31, 2021, Online Class, ECU
August 6, 2021 to September 30, 2021, Online Class, ECU
This is one of five modules needed to satisfy the licensure requirement for the CTE New Teacher Induction Program. It is a partnership between East Carolina University and NC Department of Public Instruction Career and Technical Education.


September 6, 2020 to October 31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
November 6, 2020 to December 31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
January 6, 2021 to February 28, 2021, Online Class, ECU
May 6, 2021 to June 30, 2021, Online Class, ECU
July 6, 2021 to August 30, 2021, Online Class, ECU
This is one of five modules needed to satisfy the licensure requirement for the CTE New Teacher Induction Program. It is a partnership between East Carolina University and NC Department of Public Instruction Career and Technical Education.


Monday, October 12, 2020, Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham/Research Triangle
This is one of five modules needed to satisfy the licensure requirement for the CTE New Teacher Induction Program. It is a partnership between East Carolina University and NC Department of Public Instruction Career and Technical Education.


November 6, 2020 to December 31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
January 6, 2021 to February 28, 2021, Online Class, ECU
March 6, 2021 to April 30, 2021, Online Class, ECU
May 6, 2021 to June 30, 2021, Online Class, ECU
July 6, 2021 to August 30, 2021, Online Class, ECU
This is one of five modules needed to satisfy the licensure requirement for the CTE New Teacher Induction Program. It is a partnership between East Carolina University and NC Department of Public Instruction Career and Technical Education.


Monday, February 1, 2021, Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham/Research Triangle
Do you need to submit an edTPA retake? The activities and content in this self-paced, fully-online course are designed to help you reflect on your previous edTPA performance, identify areas for improvement, and plan for your retake submission. Whether you need a full or partial edTPA retake, this is the course for you!


September 6, 2020 to October 5, 2020, Online Class, ECU
February 6, 2021 to March 7, 2021, Online Class, ECU
June 6, 2021 to July 5, 2021, Online Class, ECU
The course introduces health professionals in practice to the ethics of human subject, animal, and tissue research. Ethical theory and principles are introduced, followed by a brief history of research ethics. Topics covered in taped lectures and moderated discussions include foundations of ethical research and professional codes, application of ethical principles in human and animal research, roles and responsibilities in ethical research, and applying research ethics across settings in health care . Student evaluation will be based on participation in moderated discussion forums, research ethics case, applied ethical analysis, and a pre-post test to measure the objective learning outcomes.


May 25, 2020 to July 20, 2020, Online Class, ECU
You will acquire the three interpreting skills - simultaneous, consecutive and sight translation. You will learn the proper transfer of medical terminology into Spanish, divided into the different areas in a hospital and medical specialties. Intensive online interpreting laboratory practices are included in this training course.


June 17, 2020 to August 7, 2020, Online Class, ECU
July 15, 2020 to September 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 12, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Class, ECU
September 16, 2020 to November 6, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 14, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
November 11, 2020 to January 1, 2021, Online Class, ECU
December 9, 2020 to January 29, 2021, Online Class, ECU
This program is designed for all medical professionals from physicians' assistants, dentists, chiropractors or paramedics. It provides flexible training options for busy medical professionals who are interested in working as liaisons between the legal and health care communities.


June 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 24, 2020 to October 9, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 19, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
You can make a difference in other people's lives if you know how to speak the language of medicine. With the high demand for healthcare workers, mastering medical terminology is an important first step in your healthcare career. This online medical terminology course will help you gain a greater understanding of the human body, how to describe it, and how to use medical terminology in a healthcare setting.


June 17, 2020 to August 7, 2020, Online Class, ECU
July 15, 2020 to September 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 12, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Class, ECU
September 16, 2020 to November 6, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 14, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
November 11, 2020 to January 1, 2021, Online Class, ECU
December 9, 2020 to January 29, 2021, Online Class, ECU
Opticians are in high demand in the job market, and the need for eye care professionals is constantly expanding. In this course, you'll gain the skills and knowledge you need to obtain an entry-level job as an optician. In addition, you'll prepare for the American Board of Opticianry (ABO) certification, which is required by many states and is a stepping-stone to career advancement.


June 17, 2020 to August 7, 2020, Online Class, ECU
July 15, 2020 to September 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 12, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Class, ECU
September 16, 2020 to November 6, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 14, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
November 11, 2020 to January 1, 2021, Online Class, ECU
December 9, 2020 to January 29, 2021, Online Class, ECU

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