Since 2002, A-B Tech Continuing Education Division has partnered with ed2go to provide online classes to our students. Here are five things you should know about our online classes:
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Yes, the right and privilege of everyone; there is no prerequisite for it other than your free choice. Wellness begins with your lifestyle. Your environment is important, heredity does play a part, and the health care system has an impact on your wellness, but only lifestyle is under your direct influence. Since lifestyle is the key element in reaching a high level of wellness, motivation is needed to choose and maintain a wellness lifestyle. Lifestyle is the range of actions under your control, such as how you eat, exercise, manage stress, think of the
If you have been to the A-B Tech website, seen our billboards around town or received our postcards in the mail, you may find yourself a little panicky that you need to register for your non-credit, continuing education class by mid-August. Never fear; here is some clarification about the difference between registering for non-credit classes and credit classes, and the good news is…YOU STILL HAVE TIME!
Health care programs, especially those centered in allied health are a major focus for community colleges. No sector since 2001 has been as consistent in employment growth year after year. Private hospitals and nursing residential care facilities have been among the biggest gainers adding over 2 million jobs since 2001.
Research shows that bad or negative interactions with bosses and co-workers can have as much as five times the negative influence on you as positive interactions. When you are trying to do excellent work, build a team, or start a new project, the negative trumps the positive.
What can you do about it?
Your job search efforts have finally paid off, they called and invited you for an interview. Your resume and cover letter were excellent. You know to never be late for an interview and make a reconnaissance run just to make sure you know where the company is and how long it will take you to get there. You always treat people with respect and kindness and you always make good impressions. Appropriate eye contact is important; too little and you may appear untrustworthy, too much and you will make the interviewer uncomfortable. You also know that about 90 seconds is all you want to take
How many afternoons do you struggle to stay awake at either your computer, your meeting or during a class? Surely, at some point during the day, you have wondered how much more effective you might be if you just had enough sleep and felt fully rested. Too often we accept this sleep deprived state as the norm instead of taking a serious look at how important sleep is as a habit vital to not only our good health but how we perform at our jobs and how we learn.
In our society we constantly see things that cause us fear—shootings, price increases, job losses, home foreclosures, muggings, murders, bullying, war, the possibility of war, cancer and this is only the beginning of a long and fear-inducing list.
When we are afraid we behave differently.
When we are afraid we are less:
In a few words, we are less human.
We all have style—learning style. We all have preferred ways of learning new ideas, tasks, information and activities.
There are a number of popular ways of describing these styles. The three major categories of learning style that get referenced most often are learning by 1) seeing, 2) doing and 3) hearing. These categories get high-brow words attached to them but what they are called isn’t as important as knowing the primary style that YOU use.