Courses
This course will provide you with comprehensive knowledge of the American judicial system. It will also teach you practical skills including how to assist trial attorneys, interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. Gain working knowledge of legal authority: how it is used in the litigation process and how to locate it through legal research. You will also learn the basics of law office management, substantive law (such as criminal law, domestic relations, real property law, and bankruptcy), and informal and formal advocacy.


October 15, 2018 to March 1, 2019, Online Class, ECU
January 14, 2019 to April 26, 2019, Online Class, ECU
March 11, 2019 to June 21, 2019, Online Class, ECU
May 6, 2019 to August 16, 2019, Online Class, ECU
July 1, 2019 to October 11, 2019, Online Class, ECU
This 2-day training class introduces advanced ArcGIS Desktop concepts. You will learn how to create new GIS databases, create features, edit features, and attributes, and perform analysis operations on both vector and raster datasets.



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The goal of this module is for you to explore the issue of struggling readers in your secondary classroom. You will learn the characteristics of struggling readers, and strategies that can be incorporated to help them be more successful in your classroom.


November 6-30, 2018
December 6-30, 2018
Today, we are living in a society that is changing the way marijuana isviewed. With more than 90 % of people in the United States favor the of useof marijuana for medical and recreational purposes, as compared to 30 % in2000. Currently, 30 states in the U.S have changed policies, legalizingcannabis in some form. The change in policies and the overall prominence ofthe drug have led to heated debates about the benefits and detriments ofcannabis.


Wednesday, February 13, 2019, ECU Heart Institute
This workshop will present an introduction to Play Therapy and working with children and their families. It will define play therapy, and briefly discuss relevant theories, as well as various models of play therapy.Information on what play therapy looks like when the child client has a trauma history, as well as working with children's parents and setting limits within sessions will be covered. Finally, the presenter will share clinical examples from her own outpatient work.


Thursday, November 1, 2018, ECU Heart Institute
This presentation will focus on mental health and substance use concerns thatare facing our emerging adult population (ages 18-24). Special attention willbe given to the unique qualities of this population and some possible barriersfor treatment. Up and coming drugs and alcohol use trends will be reviewedas well as the culture of substance use for this age population. Techniques foraddressing this concerns will be briefly covered as well.


Wednesday, January 9, 2019, ECU Heart Institute
It's no secret that yoga does wonders for the body and can calm the mind.And research continues to point to its power to help ameliorate variousailments such as hypertension, pain, and insomnia. Now, there's growingevidence that modified yoga, when taught by specially trained individualsand employed in a therapeutic context, can be a tool of healing andempowerment for people who have experienced trauma.


Wednesday, April 10, 2019, ECU Heart Institute
This presentation will focus on school-based mental health services, the impact of mental health needs on students and how to integrate mental health into schools to promote student success. Statistics will be shared as well as barriers to treatment. Techniques and interventions utilized in a school setting will be discussed.


Wednesday, March 13, 2019, ECU Heart Institute

Curriculum and Instruction - BFIT (Business, Finance and Information Technology Education)
Career and Technical Education New Teacher Induction Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers for Business, Finance and Information Technologies





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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 two-day program will allow participants to gain basic knowledge of their position as Career Development and Special Populations Coordinators within their local schools/LEAs.


January 27-28, 2019, Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham/Research Triangle
The revised Standards for the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBN) specify that "nursing faculty who teach in a program leading to initial licensure have preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation and evaluation." This preparation can be completed prior to or within the first three years of employment.

In an effort to meet this requirement, the nursing faculty at East Carolina University developed the Nursing Education Educator Development (NEED) program.



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In the First Year Lending School you will learn the fundamentals of sound commercial lending practices and be provided a solid foundation for your continued professional development. The experience complements in-house credit-training programs and encourages interaction and teamwork among peers. The course includes lectures, case studies, class discussion, and interaction between participants.


May 5-10, 2019, College of Nursing, Health Science Building Room 1150
This 2-day training class introduces fundamental GIS concepts, ArcGIS Desktop software, and ArcGIS Online. You will learn about GIS software and data; how to visualize and label GIS data, how to make maps with GIS data; and how to share GIS data and maps with others.



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In the Second Year Lending School you will learn more in-depth about lending to commercial properties, projecting finances, and structuring loans.


May 5-10, 2019, College of Nursing, Health Science Building Room 1150
In the Third Year Lending School you will tackle credit monitoring, strategic and tactical risk management, and appraisal reviews. You will gain knowledge that will work hand-in-hand with your daily work practices and previous training.


May 5-10, 2019, College of Nursing, Health Science Building Room 1150
The purpose of the course is to have students systematically learn and use medical terms.



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The CTSO Experience - BFIT (Business, Finance, and Information Technology)
Career and Technical Education New Teacher Induction Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers



March 25-27, 2019, Sheraton Greensboro Hotel at Four Seasons
This workshop is designed for working professionals and students within the ECU community wanting to learn more about current research on burnout and prevention techniques, such as self-leadership and authentic-leadership.



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The CTSO Experience - FCS (Family and Consumer Sciences)
Career and Technical Education New Teacher Induction Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers



April 1-3, 2019, Sheraton Greensboro Hotel at Four Seasons

The CTSO Experience - HSE (Health Science Education)
Career and Technical Education New Teacher Induction Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers



March 6-9, 2019

The CTSO Experience - MEE (Marketing and Entrepreneurship Education)
Career and Technical Education
New Teacher Induction Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers



March 14-16, 2019, Sheraton Greensboro Hotel at Four Seasons

The CTSO Experience - T&I (Trade and Industrial Education)
Career and Technical Education New Teacher Induction Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers



April 9-11, 2019, Sheraton Greensboro Hotel at Four Seasons

The CTSO Experience - TED (Technology, Engineering, and Design)
Career and Technical Education
New Teacher Induction Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers



April 11-13, 2019, Sheraton Greensboro Hotel at Four Seasons

Curriculum and Instruction - FCS -Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Career and Technical Education New Teacher Induction Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers for Family and Consumer Sciences




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Curriculum and Instruction - HSE (Health Science Education)
Career and Technical Education New Teacher Induction Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers for Health Science Education




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Curriculum and Instruction - MEE (Marketing and Entrepreneurship Education)
Career and Technical Education New Teacher Induction Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers for Marketing and Entrepreneurship Education




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Curriculum and Instruction - T&I (Trade and Industrial Education)
Career and Technical Education New Teacher Induction Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers for Trade and Industrial Education




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Curriculum and Instruction - TED - Technology Engineering and Design Education
Career and Technical Education New Teacher Induction Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers for Technology, Engineering and Design Education




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Resources, Support, and Work-based Learning - BFIT (Business, Finance, and Information Technology)
Career and Technical Education New Teacher Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers



November 29, 2018 to January 28, 2019, Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham/Research Triangle

Career and Technical Education New Teacher Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers



November 29, 2018 to January 28, 2019, Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham/Research Triangle

Resources, Support, and Work-based Learning - HSE (Health Sciences Education)
Career and Technical Education New Teacher Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers




November 29, 2018 to January 28, 2019, Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham/Research Triangle

Resources, Support, and Work-based Learning - MEE (Marketing and Entrepreneurship Education)
Career and Technical Education New Teacher Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers



November 29, 2018 to January 28, 2019, Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham/Research Triangle

Resources, Support, and Work-based Learning - T&I (Trade & Industrial Education)
Career and Technical Education New Teacher Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers



November 29, 2018 to January 28, 2019, Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham/Research Triangle

Resources, Support, and Work-based Learning - TED (Technology, Engineering, and Design)
Career and Technical Education New Teacher Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers



November 29, 2018 to January 28, 2019, Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham/Research Triangle
Here we are 12 years into the new millennium but we are still talking about the 21st Century and the changes that need to be made, so why is that? Change takes time and adopting new pedagogy and daily practices takes a new level of comfort that isn't present for many of us. So how do we get there? In this module, participants will examine their current stage of development in the transformation to 21st Century classroom and their own change process while gathering ideas for implementing new technology strategies into current pedagogy. This module, which is geared toward novice technology users, will include activities to help participants find new tools to bring engaging multimedia lessons to their students that met them were they are, as well as help build a personal learning network to provide support and inspiration for moving forward.


November 6-30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
December 6-31, 2018, Online Class, ECU
Participants will explore the diverse world of multicultural children's literature and its role in the classroom. Participants will learn what multicultural literature is, why it is an important resource to provide for all students, resources they can use to find high-quality texts, and how they can incorporate these books in their teaching both to facilitate students' literacy development and increase their cultural understanding of the world around them. This module requires that participants have access to children's literature through a school or community library in addition to internet resources. Participants will create annotated bibliographies and lesson plans that they can use in their classrooms.


November 6-30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
December 6-31, 2018, Online Class, ECU
Participants will become familiar with research-based principles for teaching gifted readers. Participants will learn to recognize the characteristics of gifted readers and explore options for providing instruction for these students in either regular or special settings. Specifically participants will explore the use of both small group settings and the reader's workshop setting to provide adequately challenging instruction of text through the use of higher-order thinking questioning, rigorous curriculum design, and the use of themes and big ideas. Participants will apply these principles in the design of a unit or lesson on a particular text that can be used in their classroom.


November 6-30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
December 6-31, 2018, Online Class, ECU
Reading in the content areas is extremely important. In this module, we will work on developing the essential knowledge and skills needed to facilitate vocabulary teaching and learning in content areas (math, science, social studies, physical education and health). The module will help participants learn strategies to help students in K-12 grades succeed in vocabulary learning and develop the ability to design and implement appropriate content area vocabulary instruction. Participants will be asked to create content area related vocabulary lesson plans that they can use in their classrooms.


November 6-30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
December 6-31, 2018, Online Class, ECU
Participants will explore the combination of character education and literature in the classroom. Participants will learn what character education is and how literature and standards can be a resource for integrating this important topic into their classroom. Additionally, participants will learn about the benefits of Read Aloud lessons with character education, explore the importance of questioning in examining texts, and review resources that can be used to find high quality texts.


November 6-30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
December 6-31, 2018, Online Class, ECU
Participants will explore best practices in literacy in order to best meet the needs of students that may not be making expected growth in the classroom. Participants will learn how to analyze reading behaviors and target instruction that will boost academic performance of low achieving students.


November 6-30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
December 6-31, 2018, Online Class, ECU
Participants will explore how Purposeful Annotation can enhance reading comprehension and critical thinking skills. Participants will learn what Purposeful Annotation is, why it is an important strategy to provide for all students, and how you can incorporate this best practice in your classroom.


November 6-30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
December 6-31, 2018, Online Class, ECU
Our digital world is rapidly changing and new technologies are being developed every day. With this comes a change in literacy and how our students are reading. As many schools turn to one-on-one computing, students are interacting with digital texts more frequently. In this module participants will look at online versus print text and strategies they can use to help students successfully comprehend no matter the format.


November 6-30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
December 6-31, 2018, Online Class, ECU
Participants will explore what fluency is and how it impacts reading proficiency. They will learn the true definition of fluency and the criteria that defines a fluent reader, the developmental stages of a fluent reader, and how to develop and foster fluency in reading. Participants will also learn different ways that fluency can be assessed and methods that can be used for teaching for fluency and practicing fluency. Participants will have the opportunity to observe videos and explore websites with lesson ideas that they can use in their own classroom.


November 6-30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
December 6-31, 2018, Online Class, ECU
Participants will focus enhancing vocabulary instruction in the classroom. Participants will learn how to identify appropriate vocabulary for instruction in a variety of texts. Many vocabulary activities and strategies for implementation will be given.


November 6-30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
December 6-31, 2018, Online Class, ECU
This is a modular course based on the scientific diver training standards defined by the American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS), and provides the classroom, confined water, and openwater instruction necessary to obtain ECU Scientific Diving Certification.



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Occupational therapy clients want to know if "Can I drive?" This course is designed for the occupational therapy practitioners who need to address driving as part of the intervention planning, whether it be an older adult with a stroke or a teenager with attention deficits.


November 6, 2018 to April 30, 2019, Online Class, ECU
December 6, 2018 to May 31, 2019, Online Class, ECU
ECU School of Social Work Clinical Supervision for Addiction Professionals program is a highly structured training program utilizing the most innovative, up-to-date technology and clinical supervision theories. The group will meet twice monthly on Saturdays from 10am to 12pm. Once registered, participants will be contacted with scheduling information regarding the first session.

The program is designed to ensure that highly skilled, competent clinicians are prepared to enter the addiction profession. Clinical supervision is the cornerstone of the addiction profession, ensuring quality care for those impacted by substance use disorders. The program is open to all level addiction professionals needing clinical supervision for the initial licensure process or as part of ongoing supervision requirements.


November 1-30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
December 1-31, 2018, Online Class, ECU
CDA 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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February 6-9, 2019, The Westin Charlotte
This year's symposium theme is "State of Adornment: Subject to Change"

Contemporary jewelry challenges the boundaries set by previous generations of artists and craftspeople. "State of Adornment: Subject to Change" addresses a field ripe for transformation.


January 18-20, 2019, ECU Jenkins Fine Arts Center
Prepare to be amazed. You will have your eyes opened to the amazing world of Adobe Photoshop. Photoshop can't simply be called "image-editing software" - there are manipulations, special effects, and powerful photography tools that will let you create anything you can imagine. Through a series of written and video tutorials complemented with hands-on exercises, you will learn the basic skills needed to produce high quality artwork for print, interactive PDFs, and web graphics. Each module presented will include links to video and written content that you will be able to use with your students as you teach InDesign in your classroom. The projects have downloadable assets that may be helpful as you plan your classroom lessons.


November 6, 2018 to December 31, 2018, Online Class, ECU
December 6, 2018 to January 31, 2019, Online Class, ECU
This course provides training in Adobe Illustrator CC, the industry-standard vector program for graphics professionals. In this course, the key features of Illustrator will be covered, including how to use the core drawing and shape tools, the transformation features, page layout, text, layers, perspective and 3-D drawing, exporting and printing files. Through a series of written and video tutorials complemented with hands-on exercises, you will learn the basic skills needed to produce high quality artwork for print, multimedia, and web graphics.


November 6, 2018 to December 31, 2018, Online Class, ECU
December 6, 2018 to January 31, 2019, Online Class, ECU
This course provides training in Adobe InDesign CC, the industry-standard page layout program. On the surface, InDesign is very user-friendly; setting up documents and creating basic page layouts is simple and straight-forward. As you spend time with the software, you realize how powerful and expansive the options really are. You have tremendous amount of control over every single tool, if you want to go that deep. In this course, the key features of InDesign will be covered, including a section on typography, managing image placement, exploring grids and alignment, text wrap and effects, and how to build styles.


November 6, 2018 to December 31, 2018, Online Class, ECU
December 6, 2018 to January 31, 2019, Online Class, ECU
Adobe Premiere is a powerful video editing software package, that is capable of producing broadcast-quality and high-definition video. It allows you to import video, audio and graphics in a wide variety of formats. Throughout this course you will explore the basic tools needed to edit video and create a project to promote tourism in North Carolina.


November 6, 2018 to December 31, 2018, Online Class, ECU
December 6, 2018 to January 31, 2019, Online Class, ECU
Dreamweaver is used by novices and professional web designers to build visually appealing and easy-to-navigate webpages. With the presence of multiple built in pop-up menus and templates, it is very easy to create a professional looking webpage. From a designer perspective, the interface is similar to other Adobe products, so the first time you sit down with Dreamweaver, you already feel quite at home with the software. This course will teach you the basics of Dreamweaver and the capstone project will include a personal website or a website for a company of your choice.


November 6, 2018 to December 31, 2018, Online Class, ECU
December 6, 2018 to January 31, 2019, Online Class, ECU
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.


Saturday, October 20, 2018, The GlasStation
Saturday, November 10, 2018, The GlasStation
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.


Saturday, November 10, 2018, The GlasStation
In this six session entry level course, students will begin learning the foundational skills used in manipulating hot glass. Emphasis will be placed on safety in the studio and a teamwork approach to working glass. Students will learn how to properly use the tools and gathering out of the furnace. Students will also learn how to shape the glass using the tools, heat, and gravity to make simple forms such as paperweights and small sculptures. Finally, students will learn how to blow glass and learn to make tradition vessel forms such as cups and bowls.



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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.


Saturday, October 20, 2018, The GlasStation
There are six (6) components to successfully completing the 830 Instructional Management Coordinator (VoCATS Coordinator) license. The completion of Coach Academy plus the ECU Blackboard IMC Induction Course completes the fifth (5) component of the IMC Induction process.



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This seminar is a day seminar designed for volunteer leaders who wish to have a more in depth understanding of the dynamics of place-based economic development in order to make better choices,evaluate decisions, and set priorities.

Dates and Pricing
Each seminar is tailored to fit the specific needs of the community. Please contact us to discuss options.



Brainspotting is a brain-body based, relational psychotherapy discovered by Dr. David Grand, Ph.D. in 2003 through combining principals of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing with Somatic Experiencing.


Wednesday, November 28, 2018, ECU Heart Institute
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.


November 9-10, 2018, ECU School of Dental Medicine
February 1-2, 2019, ECU School of Dental Medicine
April 5-6, 2019, ECU School of Dental Medicine
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.


November 6, 2018 to December 31, 2018, Online Class, ECU
January 6-31, 2019, Online Class, ECU
February 6, 2019 to April 4, 2019, Online Class, ECU
March 6, 2019 to April 4, 2019, Online Class, ECU
Solar energy has emerged as a clean and reliable alternative source of power. It is experiencing a remarkable growth across the United States and around the world. The Sustainability Symposium on Solar Energy will engage community residents, public institutions, private sector industry, university faculty and staff and agencies interested in solar energy, with a primary focus on rooftop residential solar units and community solar farms.



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American Red Cross Basic Life Support CPR/AED with first aid re-certification provides citizens responders with the knowledge necessary in an emergency to help sustain life and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until advanced medical help arrives. This recertification course is geared for individuals whose certification is current or getting ready to expire.



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American Red Cross Adult CPR/AED certification provides citizens responders with the knowledge necessary in an emergency to help recognize a life-threatening emergency and to sustain life until advanced medical help arrives. This certification course is geared for individuals who do not have current certification in Adult CPR/AED.



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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.


October 15, 2018 to November 30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
January 14, 2019 to March 1, 2019, Online Class, ECU
March 11, 2019 to April 26, 2019, Online Class, ECU
May 6, 2019 to June 21, 2019, Online Class, ECU
July 1, 2019 to August 16, 2019, Online Class, ECU
August 26, 2019 to October 11, 2019, 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.


October 15, 2018 to November 30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
January 14, 2019 to March 1, 2019, Online Class, ECU
March 11, 2019 to April 26, 2019, Online Class, ECU
May 6, 2019 to June 21, 2019, Online Class, ECU
July 1, 2019 to August 16, 2019, Online Class, ECU
August 26, 2019 to October 11, 2019, Online Class, ECU
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.


October 15, 2018 to November 30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
January 14, 2019 to March 1, 2019, Online Class, ECU
March 11, 2019 to April 26, 2019, Online Class, ECU
May 6, 2019 to June 21, 2019, Online Class, ECU
July 1, 2019 to August 16, 2019, Online Class, ECU
August 26, 2019 to October 11, 2019, 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.


October 15, 2018 to November 30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
January 14, 2019 to March 1, 2019, Online Class, ECU
March 11, 2019 to April 26, 2019, Online Class, ECU
May 6, 2019 to June 21, 2019, Online Class, ECU
July 1, 2019 to August 16, 2019, Online Class, ECU
August 26, 2019 to October 11, 2019, 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.


October 15, 2018 to November 30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
January 14, 2019 to March 1, 2019, Online Class, ECU
March 11, 2019 to April 26, 2019, Online Class, ECU
May 6, 2019 to June 21, 2019, Online Class, ECU
July 1, 2019 to August 16, 2019, Online Class, ECU
August 26, 2019 to October 11, 2019, 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.


October 15, 2018 to November 30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
January 14, 2019 to March 1, 2019, Online Class, ECU
March 11, 2019 to April 26, 2019, Online Class, ECU
May 6, 2019 to June 21, 2019, Online Class, ECU
July 1, 2019 to August 16, 2019, Online Class, ECU
August 26, 2019 to October 11, 2019, 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.


Tuesday, December 11, 2018, The GlasStation
Thursday, December 13, 2018, The GlasStation
Saturday, December 15, 2018, The GlasStation
Saturday, December 15, 2018, The GlasStation
This workshop is an introduction to painting techniques, terminology, and materials. Students will be directed towards developing a foundation in fundamental painting skills including plein air painting. Projects will be in both traditional and contemporary painting media. The proper use of grounds, supports, and pigment characteristics will be emphasized.



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Join Dr. Charles Ewen at Brunswick Town State Historic Site, one of North Carolina's busiest ports during the colonial period and home to many of the state's early power brokers such as Governors William Tryon, and Arthur Dobbs, and Edward Moseley. After lunch you can experience doing archaeology in a hands-on way by learning some excavation techniques. Or if you would rather just watch others work, you can have a front row seat and ask questions. Either way you'll have a unique experience.



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In this 2 hour class, participants will create their own cyanotypes, while also learning a brief history of the cyanotype process including how it originated and some of the first artists to use the process.



In this 2 hour class, participants will create their own Lumen prints, while also learning a brief history of the Lumen printing process including how it originated and some of the first artists to use the process. Using objects of the participant's choosing, silver gelatin paper, and the sun, each student will create a unique piece of art in this alternative process.



Pre-Conference Workshops


Register for the Seventh International Conference on Immersion & Dual Language Education Pre-Conference Workshops.


Thursday, February 7, 2019, The Westin Charlotte

Main Conference Registration and Friday Night NASCAR Event


Register for the Seventh International Conference on Immersion & Dual Language Education - Main Conference Registration and Friday night NASCAR Event.


February 7-9, 2019, The Westin Charlotte

School Visits


Register for the Seventh International Conference on Immersion & Dual Language Education School Visits.


Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Purchase an exhibitor booth for the Seventh International Conference on Immersion & Dual Language Education


February 8-9, 2019, The Westin Charlotte
In this 2 hour class, students will create up to four 8x10" paintings by delving into the bizarre and learning techniques of surrealist masters such as Max Ernst, Salvador Dali, and Oscar Dominguez. Decalcomania comes from the French word Dcalquer, meaning "to transfer".



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.



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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There are six (6) components to successfully completing the 830 Instructional Management Coordinator (VoCATS Coordinator) license. The completion of MOS Certificate-Excel Basic completes the sixth (6) component of the IMC Induction process.



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.


October 15, 2018 to November 30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
January 14, 2019 to March 1, 2019, Online Class, ECU
March 11, 2019 to April 26, 2019, Online Class, ECU
May 6, 2019 to June 21, 2019, Online Class, ECU
July 1, 2019 to August 16, 2019, Online Class, ECU
August 26, 2019 to October 11, 2019, 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.


October 15, 2018 to November 30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
January 14, 2019 to March 1, 2019, Online Class, ECU
March 11, 2019 to April 26, 2019, Online Class, ECU
May 6, 2019 to June 21, 2019, Online Class, ECU
July 1, 2019 to August 16, 2019, Online Class, ECU
August 26, 2019 to October 11, 2019, 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.


October 15, 2018 to November 30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
January 14, 2019 to March 1, 2019, Online Class, ECU
March 11, 2019 to April 26, 2019, Online Class, ECU
May 6, 2019 to June 21, 2019, Online Class, ECU
July 1, 2019 to August 16, 2019, Online Class, ECU
August 26, 2019 to October 11, 2019, Online Class, ECU
This workshop is an introduction to drawing techniques, terminology, and materials. Students will be directed towards developing a foundation in both fundamental and observational drawing skills including, perspective, mark-making, line quality, tone, value and composition. An emphasis on process and experimentation will be supported by demonstrations, one-on-one and group discussions and critiques, and presentations on historic and contemporary references.


September 12, 2018 to November 28, 2018, Jenkins Fine Arts Center - Room 201
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.


October 15, 2018 to November 30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
January 14, 2019 to March 1, 2019, Online Class, ECU
March 11, 2019 to April 26, 2019, Online Class, ECU
May 6, 2019 to June 21, 2019, Online Class, ECU
July 1, 2019 to August 16, 2019, Online Class, ECU
August 26, 2019 to October 11, 2019, 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.


October 15, 2018 to November 30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
January 14, 2019 to March 1, 2019, Online Class, ECU
March 11, 2019 to April 26, 2019, Online Class, ECU
May 6, 2019 to June 21, 2019, Online Class, ECU
July 1, 2019 to August 16, 2019, Online Class, ECU
August 26, 2019 to October 11, 2019, 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.


October 15, 2018 to November 30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
January 14, 2019 to March 1, 2019, Online Class, ECU
March 11, 2019 to April 26, 2019, Online Class, ECU
May 6, 2019 to June 21, 2019, Online Class, ECU
July 1, 2019 to August 16, 2019, Online Class, ECU
August 26, 2019 to October 11, 2019, 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.


October 15, 2018 to November 30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
January 14, 2019 to March 1, 2019, Online Class, ECU
March 11, 2019 to April 26, 2019, Online Class, ECU
May 6, 2019 to June 21, 2019, Online Class, ECU
July 1, 2019 to August 16, 2019, Online Class, ECU
August 26, 2019 to October 11, 2019, 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.


October 15, 2018 to November 30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
January 14, 2019 to March 1, 2019, Online Class, ECU
March 11, 2019 to April 26, 2019, Online Class, ECU
May 6, 2019 to June 21, 2019, Online Class, ECU
July 1, 2019 to August 16, 2019, Online Class, ECU
August 26, 2019 to October 11, 2019, 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.


October 15, 2018 to November 30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
January 14, 2019 to March 1, 2019, Online Class, ECU
March 11, 2019 to April 26, 2019, Online Class, ECU
May 6, 2019 to June 21, 2019, Online Class, ECU
July 1, 2019 to August 16, 2019, Online Class, ECU
August 26, 2019 to October 11, 2019, 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.


October 15, 2018 to November 30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
January 14, 2019 to March 1, 2019, Online Class, ECU
March 11, 2019 to April 26, 2019, Online Class, ECU
May 6, 2019 to June 21, 2019, Online Class, ECU
July 1, 2019 to August 16, 2019, 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.


October 15, 2018 to November 30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
January 14, 2019 to March 1, 2019, Online Class, ECU
March 11, 2019 to April 26, 2019, Online Class, ECU
May 6, 2019 to June 21, 2019, Online Class, ECU
July 1, 2019 to August 16, 2019, Online Class, ECU
August 26, 2019 to October 11, 2019, Online Class, ECU
The NC NTSP provides support for beginning teachers during their first three years of teaching.


November 4-5, 2018, North Raleigh Hilton - Midtown
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.


October 15, 2018 to November 30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
January 14, 2019 to March 1, 2019, Online Class, ECU
March 11, 2019 to April 26, 2019, Online Class, ECU
May 6, 2019 to June 21, 2019, Online Class, ECU
July 1, 2019 to August 16, 2019, Online Class, ECU
August 26, 2019 to October 11, 2019, Online Class, ECU
This professional development event for alumni, SoDM faculty and residents, along with local practitioners will be two pronged. The first section will be addressing opioid prescribing, aligned with the yearly NC dental license requirement. The second section will be focusing on digital dentistry, complimented by several demonstrations by members of the SoDM faculty on digital equipment options, located in a separate location from the presentation room. Program titles, learning objectives and program content have been finalized.


Friday, October 26, 2018, Ross Hall
This professional development event for alumni, SoDM faculty and residents, along with local practitioners will be two pronged. The first section will be addressing opioid prescribing, aligned with the yearly NC dental license requirement. The second section will be focusing on digital dentistry, complimented by several demonstrations by members of the SoDM faculty on digital equipment options, located in a separate location from the presentation room. Program titles, learning objectives and program content have been finalized.


Friday, October 26, 2018, Ross Hall

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