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APSA - Online Training Update
October, 2014  
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OP106 - Developing New Career Programs: Research and Selection

Career colleges need to be aware of emerging employment opportunities in new and expanding fields if they are going to continue to attract students. Most licensing and accrediting agencies ask an institution for some form of feasibility study when submitting new program-add applications. The research involved in this step often requires proof of need for the program, number of anticipated job openings, and input from employers. This course outlines ways to collect data to make an effective decision and show regulatory agencies proof of employment opportunities. Step-by-step directions are included to assist institution staff in conducting effective research and preparation of curriculum to meet employer specifications.  Learn More >>>

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WS101 - Questioning Skills

Asking questions is an essential element of communication, especially when working with students. This course provides an in-depth understanding of the purpose and types of meaningful questions. You’ll be introduced to fresh techniques as well as a framework to help refine your questioning to an art. In addition, the course examines the counterpoint of questioning — skillful listening — and how both are necessary to be the most effective. Learn More >>>

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CO107 - Active Listening Techniques

Listening is a skill that has a dramatic impact on your interactions and relationships with others - at work and elsewhere. This tutorial focuses on active listening techniques for managers and supervisors. Following the do's and do not's described in this tutorial will improve your listening efficiency. Access this Tutorial >>>

APSA - Video Feature Technology in Education: Teacher Tips for Integrating Technology

Integrating technology into the classroom is all about letting the students guide you instead of the other way around. Put technology tools in the hands of the students and ask, “What would you do with this?” They might come up with ideas you’ve never thought about. In this short video, Mark Valenti CTS, President and CEO of The Sextant Group, discusses the 4 Cs that help teachers integrate technology into the classroom: Create, Consume, Collaborate and Communicate. Watch Video >>>

APSA - Member Benefit Member Benefit

Members receive discounted Online Training for school administrators, faculty and staff with a Member VIP Code. Each course is facilitated by a career college expert, self-paced, and offers 4 hours of continuing education credit. Not a member? Contact your association to join today.