Featured 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. The Lifelong Learning program is excited to once again host its bi-annual kickoff where attendees will have the chance to meet Lifelong Learning Instructors, Office of Continuing Studies Staff, partnering programs and many more. The catalog will be available for pickup, and attendees will have the opportunity to register for upcoming courses, special events and trips. Refreshments will be available. Seating is limited, so please register in advance.
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. The Certificate in Clinical Military Counseling promotes and achieves a high standard of excellence providing best practices for the competent and ethical practice of serving the military community across a variety of military branches and settings. Completion of the CCMC course includes 12 contact hours of continuing educational credit in a Five Module training sequence. The CCMC can be earned all online (1.2 CEUs) or taken as a combination of a one-day workshop (0.6 CEUs) and online (0.6 CEUs). The Five Modules are self-paced and include didactic presentations by professionals that have extensive experience dealing with the medical, physical, psychosocial, behavioral, mental health, family life, vocational, and career transition needs of military cultures. After the completion of each training module, participants will take a multiple-choice exam to earn the CCMC.
Featured 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.
The Lifelong Learning program is excited to once again host its bi-annual kickoff where attendees will have the chance to meet Lifelong Learning Instructors, Office of Continuing Studies Staff, partnering programs and many more. The catalog will be available for pickup, and attendees will have the opportunity to register for upcoming courses, special events and trips. Refreshments will be available. Seating is limited, so please register in advance.
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.
The Certificate in Clinical Military Counseling promotes and achieves a high standard of excellence providing best practices for the competent and ethical practice of serving the military community across a variety of military branches and settings. Completion of the CCMC course includes 12 contact hours of continuing educational credit in a Five Module training sequence. The CCMC can be earned all online (1.2 CEUs) or taken as a combination of a one-day workshop (0.6 CEUs) and online (0.6 CEUs). The Five Modules are self-paced and include didactic presentations by professionals that have extensive experience dealing with the medical, physical, psychosocial, behavioral, mental health, family life, vocational, and career transition needs of military cultures. After the completion of each training module, participants will take a multiple-choice exam to earn the CCMC.

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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.
In this three-hour class you will be make 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.
Thank you so much for your interest in sponsoring the Seventh International Conference on Immersion and Dual Language Education.
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.
In the Second Year Lending School you will learn more in-depth about lending to commercial properties, projecting finances, and structuring loans.
A Matter of Balance is an 8-week structured group intervention that emphasizes practical strategies to reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels. Participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable, set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and exercise to increase strength and balance (https://www.ncoa.org/resources/program-summary-a-matter-of-balance/)
This module prepares students to become familiar with the historical development of Contextual Family Therapy and its application. Included here are discussions of the four key dimensions of Contextual Family Therapy along with introductions to the concepts of relational ethics as well as obligations and entitlements. An in-depth case presentation is used to facilitate application of these ideas.
Conversations about personal values and goals of care are the best way to ensure that your family and loved ones know what's most important to you should they ever have to represent your preferences for you. These conversations can be challenging to start. Now there's a tool that helps makes this more comfortable and can even be fun, a game called "Hello."*
Practical Communication Skills

This course can help you with clear speech, organizing your message effectively, being assertive instead of aggressive, listening effectively, and feeling comfortable speaking to a group.

Practical communication skills are those skills you need in everyday situations. Come join us for information, interaction, and practical skills that will help you navigate the everyday communication situations in your life.

Career and Technical Education New Teacher Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers


Career and Technical Education New Teacher Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers


Career and Technical Education New Teacher Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers



Career and Technical Education New Teacher Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers


Career and Technical Education New Teacher Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers


Career and Technical Education New Teacher Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers


Career and Technical Education New Teacher Induction Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers


Career and Technical Education New Teacher Induction Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers


Career and Technical Education New Teacher Induction Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers


Career and Technical Education
New Teacher Induction Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers


Career and Technical Education New Teacher Induction Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers


Career and Technical Education
New Teacher Induction Program


Induction Program for Provisionally Licensed Career and Technical Education Teachers


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.
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.

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.

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.
These advanced topics build upon the nationally acclaimed Paralegal Certificate Course offered by over 100 colleges and universities nationwide. These classes are available to students who wish to extensively build upon their knowledge of law and paralegal studies with classes in specialized facets of contemporary law. Your study and concentration on substantively specific materials will enable you to gain a strong competitive edge over other paralegals. The additional training gained through participation in these advanced classes will embellish your legal knowledge and skills, which in turn should increase your salary and marketability.
Tour the Arboretum Gardens which include Gardens and collections of herb gardens, container gardens, mixed borders, perennial borders, fire hydrant garden, landscape plants for wet sites, butterfly gardens and others to include turf grass plots.After your tour learn all about air layering. Air Layering is a method of propagating a plant by girdling or cutting part way into a stem or branch and packing the area with a moist medium, stimulating root formation so that the stem or branch can be removed and grown as an independent plant.
If you want to write your memoirs and don't know where to start, this class is a good place to begin. We will provide ideas and tips to get you started writing stories.
Beginning Origami (the art of Japanese paper folding) is for students with little or no experience. The first class will start with a brief history of this craft. Students will learn basic folding techniques, how to read diagrams, and follow (printed, verbal, and visual) instructions. There will be four sessions. The first week will be focused on basic skills needed to make simple folded paper objects. Each consecutive week will involve learning more challenging skills needed to make more complex products. Students will make a minimum of two origami objects per class, more if time allows. Solid color origami paper (7"x7") will be provided. Students may purchase fancier paper if desired. 7"x7"or larger origami paper is required. Mrs. Brooks taught art in the public schools for 30 years, and taught origami to numerous classes. She also taught origami to adult students in her home studio. This craft was always a favorite.
This class will be an introduction to Belly Dance (Middle Eastern Folk Dance) and will include a brief history. Belly dancing is an activity and an exercise class; muscle tone and flexibility will be improved.
You will come away from this presentation with knowledge about recent trends in permanency for foster youth, including the nationwide shift from a child welfare system primarily focused on providing services to children in foster care to a system focused more on services intended to maintain stable, legally permanent adoptive and guardianship homes. Risk and protective factors for successful post-permanency adjustment will be discussed, as well as promising interventions for supporting former foster youth and their families after legal adoption or guardianship.
Join us for an educational and engaging visit to the UNC Coastal Studies Institute located on Roanoke Island in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Learn about the research, projects and educational programs of the UNC Coastal Studies Institute through in depth tours, hands-on activities and on the water experiences at the Gold LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certified state of the art research facility. For more information on the UNC Coastal Studies Institute, please visit: www.coastalstudiesinstitute.org.
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.
This FREE, evidence-based 6-session workshop is open to all community members to include individuals with diabetes, arthritis, fibromyalgia, asthma, COPD, heart disease, stroke, hypertension, kidney disease, cancer, osteoporosis, depression, and other such chronic health conditions.
This FREE, evidence-based 6-session workshop is open to all community members who experience chronic pain, to include individuals with conditions, injuries, or health events that cause chronic pain - - e.g., diabetes, arthritis, fibromyalgia, cancer, heart conditions, back strain, falls, heavy lifting, motor vehicle accidents, traumatic injuries, surgery, depression, kidney disease, and other such conditions, injuries, or health events.
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.
Life after sports can be difficult for many student athletes, and African American student athletes are a particularly vulnerable population while participating in sports at predominantly white institutions. Join the seminar to learn about the many challenges that student athletes face during and after their sports career and come away with strategies that will help you develop a better system of care for these children.
Many books of the Bible wonderfully emerge from the experience of ancient Israelites and early Christians with each other and their God. "Holy" Bible doesn't mean these writings are divorced from real world, thoroughly human experience. One dimension of that experience often overlooked is humor. We'll take a journey through both testaments to highlight how humor is utilized to communicate the teachings and experiences of these ancient peoples. Part of the presentation is based on my published research, where I provide a literary/psychological study of the parables and proverbs of Jesus. This approach yields some interesting results. There are some very good stories here! You will enjoy.
This course is designated for Lifelong Learning Members Only. To register for this course, please contact our office at 252-328-9198.
This course is designated for Lifelong Learning Members Only. To register for this course, please contact our office at 252-328-9198.
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.
The people that work with TED Talks believe passionately that ideas have the power to change attitudes, lives, and ultimately, the world. TED Talks is a website that lives by their slogan "Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world". We will discuss a new topic each month. Topics will include - the art of debate, protecting our oceans, sustainability, illusion of skin color, how things work, nature, inventions, and climate change. We will utilize TED Talks to listen to a speaker and then discuss the topic at hand.
This course is designated for Lifelong Learning Members Only. To register for this course, please contact our office at 252-328-9198.
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.
What is the Internet of Things (IoT)? Why do I need to know anything about this? Is it going to cost me any money? I don't need to know anything about computers and technology stuff so why should i care? Older adults especially need to know and understand how IoT devices are going to affect them. Many of you are using IoT devices and do not realize it. In tihs session, you will hopefully learn enough about the IoT to decide which of the devices you need and gain an understanding of which ones can be helpful to you.
Explore the annual cycle of Jewish holidays, with our only local Rabbi, at our only local Synagogue. Hear and experience rituals of Rosh Hashanah; Yom Kippur; Sukkot; Hanukah; Tu BiSh'vat; Purim; Passover; Shavuot, and such recently added holidays as Holocaust Commemoration Day and Israel Independence Day. Learn insights. Gain emotional and spiritual benefits of holiday rituals and history. Ask all the questions you have about any Jewish subject.
This American folk instrument, which was born in the Appalachian Mountains in the early 1800's, can be played "by numbers," by the most experienced musician or someone with little to no musical background. The instrument sits on your lap and only has 3 or 4 strings (this is not a hammered dulcimer). While many people have purchased this instrument in their travels through the mountains, many do not have the resources to learn to play. This is your opportunity to get out and see what it sounds like.
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.
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.
Lunar New Year is an important traditional holiday celebrated in countries such as China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Join us for Luna New Year lunch and learn about the myths and traditions this centuries old festival.
This class is a commemoration of the one hundredth Anniversary of the "War to End All Wars" - World War I. It presents the final allied offensive of the war, the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, that stretched along the western front and was fought 47 days, before the armistice on November 11, 1918. This was the largest battle of the United States military history with over one million American service personnel participating. Come and review their contributions to American history, their sacrifices, and their steps to victory.
This interactive multimedia exhibit will commemorate the centennial of US entry into World War I and focus on North Carolina's role in the War to End All Wars on the western front in France and Belgium.
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.
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.
Founded in 1934, Duke Gardens is now considered one of the top 10 public gardens in the United States. It features four distinct gardens, the Historic Gardens, including the popular Terrace Gardens, the H.L. Blomquist Garden of Native Plants, a representation of the flora of the southeastern United States; the W.L. Culberson Asiatic Arboretum, devoted to plants of eastern Asia; and the Doris Duke Center Gardens, including the new Charlotte Brody Discovery Garden.
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.
This demonstration style cooking class offers techniques on how to prepare quick, easy, inexpensive and healthy meals using Spice Bouquet rubs and seasonings. After the cooking demonstration, participants will enjoy a delicious meal.
Stocks may play a major roll as investors try to reach their long-term financial goals. This presentation shares basic information to help investors evaluate how this type of investment may fit into an overall strategy. Stocks: The Nuts and Bolts looks at common versus preferred stock, dividends, investment strategy, and different ways to own stock.
This four-part discussion series provides participants an opportunity to read and discuss short stories, poetry, and non-fiction pieces relating to various aspects of health and medicine. Assigned readings (provided) will explore a different topic each session: Friends and Family, The Experience of Illness, Disability, and Death and Dying. This is a group participation discussion course.
People love to hear, read, and share stories. Nowadays, it is critical to be able to convey your experiences and stories with a purpose. What makes a great storyteller is when you become the message and deliver your stories with impact. Whether audience is your children, friends, community members, employees, or leaders, the art of storytelling is a proven method that will help you inspire and influence others. In this program, the instructors will demonstrate techniques on how to better share stories that will have an impact on your audience. Students will learn through exercises that aim to build self-confidence and poise, connect with audiences and better express their unique style through storytelling.
This course will be a one-time lecture/image presentation on the history and development of Tansu, Japan's antique cabinetry tradition. Tansu embodies Japanese aesthetics and design, and is of interest to a wide general audience, including woodworkers and designers. These cabinets reflect the efforts of three craftsmen and were used by the merchant, samurai and farmer. They encompass some unique designs, such as the step-chest, a combination of stairs and storage. Tansu represents a furniture tradition not unlike our own colonial cabinetry, and highlight the cultural, political, and economic forces at play in 17th, 18th, and 19th century Japan. Examples of Japanese cabinetry will be on hand, and a discussion of design, construction, and restoration will follow.
The earliest examples of biowarfare. When Europeans invaded the Western Hemisphere, they brought with them far more than gunpowder; Small Pox, Measles and Mumps were also introduced. These three diseases killed more Native Americans than any of the invading forces and ultimately determined the conquest of the Americas. The use of these agents continued right up to modern times and still represent a major concern to health care workers and the military.
Using the journalist's basic approach to reporting news articles (whom, what, where, when, how, and why), plus interactive Q and A classroom discussion, we will analyze the Declaration of Independence from a historical and philosophical (logical) point of view to understand exactly what the document says and how it says it.
The purpose of this hands-on session is to demonstrate and help participants create a "stand alone" movie that can be run automatically with self-created slides, audio, video, automation, and transitions in Microsoft PowerPoint, leading to a ppsx-Read Only file.
Before Sweden's finest orchestra performs as a part of ECU's S. Rudolph Alexander Performing Arts Series, wouldn't it be nice to understand the program? Learn what the composers were thinking as they crafted their works. Learn about musical themes to listen for during the movements. Join Chris Buddo, Dean of ECU's College of Fine Arts and Communication, for a "fireside chat" in Wright Auditorium's FRIENDS Lounge. Enjoy refreshments and remarks, then hear the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra perform live in concert. This event includes a reception, a mini-lecture, a performance ticket and parking instructions.
This course provides an introduction to the religion of Islam in historic and contemporary perspectives. Participants will learn the basic terms of Islamic jurisprudence, leading them to an understanding of Islam and the beliefs and practices of Muslims. Course topics include: reasons for understanding Islam, the life and ministry of Muhammad, the Qur'an, the central beliefs and principal practices, status of women in Islam, Muslim community in history, Muslim personal and communal life, and diversity in Islam.
Today's retiree's may find themselves having to consider other options in addition to Social Security, retirement plans, and personal savings to help meet financial needs. HECMs (Home Equity Conversion Mortgage, also called reverse mortgages) can, in the right circumstances and with the right borrower, offer both shorter-term (immediate need) and longer - term benefits and help close in the gaps.
Minority and underprivileged individuals are at higher risk of serious illness and typically have a shorter life expectancy than mainstream Americans. In spite of the attention to minority health disparities in intellectual circles and recent healthcare reforms, basic healthcare and behavioral health services continue to be inaccessible or difficult to access for minority and underprivileged individuals. You will utilize a social justice lens to examine the empirical evidence in favor of integrated medical/behavioral health, models of integration and clinical models that have been shown to be useful at reducing health disparities in minority and underprivileged individuals.
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.
One hundred and fifty years after the war, new historical sources continue to emerge, and new events prompt us to see the past from new perspectives. Whether you are new to Civil War history or have studied it for many years, this course will offer fresh insights into the events of 1861-1865.
There are unique challenges related to the differential diagnosis of psychiatric disorders in people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). Individuals with an IDD have a high rate of psychiatric comorbid conditions, and frequently present with challenging behaviors such as aggression and Self-Injurious Behavior. This lecture will help you come away with strategies to support people with behavioral health challenges.
Who put the Pinta on the Santa Maria? There are many controversies regarding the origin of syphilis, or the Great Pox, and its' impact on history. During this session we will examine the effects of syphilis on humans, discuss whether the disease came from the Western Hemisphere or was already in Europe, and we will examine major historic figures who probably had syphilis. Today syphilis is again becoming a major health issue as antibiotic resistant strains emerge.
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.
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.
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.
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 UNC CSI. This camp will include some snorkeling and opportunities to explore in water environments.
The "Talking With Your Doctor" presentation offers tips for how to prepare for a medical appointment, including a list of questions to ask your doctor; effectively discuss health concerns, including sensitive issues; coordinate assistance from family and friends; make decisions with the doctor about treatment; and much more. It has interactive activities to involve the audience and reinforcer some of the important points in the discussion and a list of resources on health and aging. The information in this presentation comes from the National Institute on Aging, a Federal agency that is part of the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Health and Human Services.In addition to this presentation the instructor will also provide information about the Brody School of Medicine's Office fo Clinical Skills Assessment and Education, including ways to get involved in medical education and skill development of future Brody students.

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