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Social Media for Business Certificate
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Social Media for Business Certificate

$495

with Nicole Siscaretti, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Get in on this exciting and growing way to communicate, market and serve your customers and clients.  For businesses, nonprofits, government, and other organizations. From Facebook to Twitter, blogging, YouTube, LinkedIn, and more, discover the new principles of communication that apply across all networks and how these specific social networks work and the possible uses for your organization. 

Learn how social networks are used to develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization. Then find out what you can be doing, what you should be doing, and take back a plan to integrate social networks into your communication and marketing.

Whether you are new to social networks or already involved, you will come away with both an understanding of social networks and practical, how-to techniques to integrate social networks into your organization or business. Your instructors are outstanding practitioners who also speak, write, and train others on social networks.

Introduction to Social Media must be taken before Marketing Using Social Media and Integrating Social Media in Your Organization.

CEUs/ILUs: 4.8

Length (in hours): 48

Social Media for Nonprofits

$79

with Mind Edge, RSU 19 Adult Education

Effective use of social media as a marketing tool is often essential for nonprofits to get attention in this digital world. This course introduces learners to the use of social media in communicating, marketing, public relations, and fundraising for nonprofits. It explores the major social media platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest) as vehicles for nonprofits to reach their members, volunteers, and donors.

Use link to register:

https://catalog.mindedge.com/rsu19/courses/1441/social-media-for-nonprofits

 

 

Social Media Marketing

$79

with Mind Edge, RSU 19 Adult Education

Using social media in marketing is practically a requirement in today's highly connected digital world. But it can be confusing and complex to dive into social media marketing without some foundation in the basics. This course focuses on teaching the principles, best practices, and strategies for incorporating social media into a marketing plan. The first module teaches the various ways that social media can be used for marketing, including defining a clear brand voice, improving reputation, and engaging with customers. The course then looks at the practical way marketers can incorporate social media activities into a focused marketing plan. Learners identify how to integrate their social media with mobile, a hub website, and email marketing. They also learn how to use strategic metrics for tracking success.

Use link to register:

https://catalog.mindedge.com/rsu19/courses/1205/social-media-marketing

 

 

Social Studies

Free

with Michelle Guillaume, Spruce Mountain Adult Education

Students will prepare for the HiSET Social Studies exam by reading complex texts on US History, world history, geography, or economics. Classes include class discussion about these topics and practice answering selected test questions.

Students will use a HiSET specific text, learn to read the material critically and extract the information needed to answer the questions. Come and learn about world events, have group discussions, and prepare for the test.

Software Development Security

$79

with Mind Edge, RSU 19 Adult Education

This course covers software development security while focusing on the systems development life cycle, operating systems, and their environments. Additional topics include the role of various databases in security and how to recognize and guard against attacks on software. Students will have the opportunity to apply application security controls. This course requires a basic understanding of IT concepts.

Use link to register:

https://catalog.mindedge.com/rsu19/courses/1163/software-development-security

 

 

Spanish for Medical Professionals
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Spanish for Medical Professionals

$290

with Cristina Sempe, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Are you frustrated by the communication gap that can occur between you and your Spanish-speaking patients? If you answered yes, this Spanish class - designed specifically for healthcare professionals - will help you bridge that gap. You will practice the basic, practical language skills needed to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients and their families. You will learn the basics of the language, gain an understanding of the culture, and know-how to ask the questions crucial to quality healthcare.   Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or speak no Spanish, you will complete the course with the skills you will need to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients.  

Students will purchase (on their own) McGraw-Hill Education Complete Medical Spanish, 3rd Edition: ISBN-13: 978-0071841887. The eBook version is available at Barnesandnoble.com for under $15. You can also purchase the paperback book version if you wish, available from numerous sources including Amazon.

CLICK HERE to view a video about the course.

CEUs/ILUs: 3.2

Length (in hours): 32

Price in USD $290

Offered 4 times/year, call for dates.

Speak With Confidence

$20

with Mind Edge, RSU 19 Adult Education

You are not alone if your palms get a little sweaty when you have to speak in front of others. Whether delivering a speech in front of a large audience of professionals or having a direct conversation with one or two friends or coworkers, public speaking is one of the most common anxiety-inducing experiences. Our stress and nerves can impede our ability to deliver a clear message. "Speak with Confidence" will teach you to define and understand speaking anxiety. By understanding the typical causes of speaking anxiety and learning real-world relaxation and confidence-boosting techniques, you will learn practical ways to tackle and overcome your public speaking fears.

To register use link:

https://catalog.mindedge.com/rsu19/courses/1388/speak-with-confidence

 

Speed Spanish

$115

with Dan Mikels, RSU 19 Adult Education

Imagine yourself speaking, reading and writing Spanish. Now you can with Speed Spanish. This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn Spanish pronto.

You will learn six easy recipes for gluing Spanish words together to form sentences. In no time at all, you will be able to go into any Spanish speaking situation and converse in Spanish. ¡Qué Bueno!

to enroll use the link below:

https://www.ed2go.com/rsu19ae/online-courses/speed-spanish/

 

 





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