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Online courses show how to Master Palm Pilot, Web pages and more

11/12/2002
November 12, 2002

Austin Peay's Center for Extended and Distance Education is offering numerous online courses during November.

“Pain Assessment and Management in the Older Adult—Online” gives health care providers an overview of pain and its effective management with regard to cultural issues and pharmacological and non-pharmacological management techniques. The course runs Nov. 20-Dec. 27. The fee is $29.

“Paralegal Certification: Part 2—Online” provides students with an overview of common legal documents. Students will prepare sample documents and learn to analyze legal problems. The course runs Nov. 20-Dec. 27 at a fee of $195.

MS FrontPage Basics—Online” teaches students FrontPage software to create and upload professional Web sites as well as several low-cost marketing strategies. The course runs from Nov. 20-Dec. 27 at a fee of $50.

“Keyboarding—Online” uses computer software program FasType to teach typing skills and improve speed and accuracy. The course runs from Nov. 20-Dec. 27 at a fee of $50.

“Introduction to Windows XP—Online” teaches how Windows XP supports the new Microsoft NET strategy and the new computer language XML. Students will learn to work with text, pictures, photos, sound, music, DVD, Interactive TV and video; create shortcuts, customize the interface, take full advantage of the Internet and even build a local area network (LAN). The course runs Nov. 20-Dec. 27 at a fee of $59.

“Navigating Your Palm Pilot—Online” is designed for those who would like to discover their Palm Pilot's full capabilities or are interested in knowing more about the product before making an investment. The course runs from Nov. 20-Dec. 27 at a fee of $59.

“Getting Organized with MS Outlook—Online” will teach students to use Outlook to schedule appointments, track tasks and projects, organize information and make the most of their e-mail communication. The course runs Nov. 20-Dec. 27 at a fee of $50.

“Introduction to QuickBooks—Online” teaches students QuickBooks software techniques to organize accounts and finances, keep track of inventory, create and print invoices and receipts, and generate reports. The course runs Nov. 20-Dec. 27 at a fee of $59.

“GRE Preparation: Part 1 (Verbal-Analytical)—Online” teaches test-taking techniques with reading comprehension, analogies, sentence completions, antonyms, and logical and analytical reasoning questions. The course runs Nov. 20-Dec. 27 at a fee of $75.

“Stress S.O.S. for Women—Online” teaches women to handle stress unique to their gender by increasing energy levels, self-esteem and assertiveness. The course runs Nov. 20-Dec. 27 at a fee of $16.

“Medical Terminology—Online” teaches medical terminology using word association and detailed explanations of root terms. The terms are divided by each body system, and the origin and meaning of the root is given as well as an example of non-medical everyday use. The course runs Nov. 20-Dec. 27 at a fee of $65.

“Parents, Children and Divorce—Montgomery and Dickson Counties” is the state-mandated course divorcing parents with minor children are required to take before the divorce is granted. The father and mother do not attend class at the same time, and children are not permitted to attend. Classes will be held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 23, in Clement 132. The class for Dickson County will be from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Renaissance Center, room 220. The course and textbook fee is $30.

For more information about any of these courses, telephone 7816. Seating is limited, so reserve your space today. Pre-registration is required.