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Online Learning 

MCLA's Continuing and Professional Education division in partnership with Ed 2 Go, one of the largest providers of online continuing noncredit education in the US, offers a library of courses online in topics such as those listed here.    All courses are available at the cost of $99 per offering.  You will be required to complete the opportunity within a specified period of time. The library continues to expand, and offerings are tailored to individual interests and needs. Contact information:

Office of Graduate & Continuing Educaiton

413.662.5576

Professional Development

Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search - Learn how to get the job you want quickly and easily in any economy.

Marketing Your Business on the Internet - Discover proven methods to help you establish an Internet presence and build an online identity for your business.

Creating a Successful Business Plan - Turn your business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success.

Introduction to Nonprofit Management - Learn how to transform your good intentions into a professional plan of action.

A to Z Grant Writing - Gain the skills you need to develop true partnerships with funders, organize a successful grant writing campaign and put together a complete proposal package.

Computer Applications

Computer Skills for the Workplace - Learn the fundamental computer skills you need to succeed in today's workplace.

Microsoft Word 2003 - Introduction, Intermediate and Advanced levels - Regardless of your skill level, we can meet your needs with the most popular word processing program around.

Microsoft Excel 2003 - Introduction, Intermediate and Advanced levels - Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro we offer a level of instruction sure to improve your skills.

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint - Create impressive slide presentations with text, images, video, audio and animation.

Introduction to the Internet - A beginner's introduction to the Worldwide Web, search engines, email, blogging, research and, above all, how to do it safely.

Languages

Speed Spanish - This course offers six easy recipes to enable you to engage in conversational Spanish in no time. Que Bueno!

Beginning Conversational French -Be prepared to speak French in a wide variety of situations. Learn common words and phrases; audio guides and phonetic spelling makes pronunciation simple.

Beginning Braille Transcription - Learn Literary Braille and prepare for the Library of Congress Braille Transcriber's Certification exam.

 

Personal Development and Enrichment

Beginning Writer's Workshop - If you've ever dreamed of writing creatively, this course is a great place to start.

Write Your Life Story - Learn the step-by-step process for writing an essay, a memoir, an autobiography or the story of a loved one's life. It's fun, it's exciting and it's your truth.

Music Made Easy - By the time you finish this course, you'll be able to read and write music, and even play simple pieces on a keyboard.

Get Funny! - Whether you're naturally funny or want to be, this hilarious course will help you sharpen your wit.

Film Literacy - Learn more about the history and craft of film, and a deeper appreciation of the cinematic arts.

Genealogy Basics - This course explains in simple terms where to look, whom to contact and how to use the genealogical tools at your fingertips, your computer and the Internet, to learn about your family tree.

Get Assertive! - Gain the skills to be assertive with family members, friends, bosses, etc. Learn how you lose power and how to get it back; how to deal with criticism and anger. It's your turn to speak out!

Introduction to Journaling - Discover an exciting new way to express yourself. Enhance your creativity, relieve stress, improve your physical and emotional health, and achieve a greater level of professional success.

Listen to Your Heart and Success Will Follow - Design a life that makes you happy by learning hw to use work to express yourself and share your talents.

More Info 

All courses run six weeks with a two week grace period for the completion of assignments. Rolling admissions enable you to sign up anytime. All courses guaranteed to run. Cost - $99 per course.

Questions? Please email Ed2go.student@cengage.com

 

To register online, or to view our complete list of fascinating course offerings, please visit our online catalog.

Looking for MCLA's for credit program for Adults? Try our Fast-Track site.