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AWC Continuing Education   1351 S. Redondo Center Drive, Yuma, AZ  85365

Phone: 928-317-7674

email: continuing.ed@azwestern.edu

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Learn a new skill this Summer!

Online summer courses offer a busy person flexibility and convenience. Even if your summer includes a job, you can still keep a full work schedule when you take classes online.

Online college courses give you the freedom to study any time of the day or night. By taking online courses this summer, you can start whenever you want and complete courses at your own pace  – allowing you to fit your summer academic goals within the confines of your work, family or social calendar.

What new skills are you going to learn this Summer?

Six week instructor-led courses, learn anywhere and anytime. ed2go Online Career Training Programs are designed to provide the workforce skills necessary to enter a new field or advance your current career

A wide range of courses available. Sign up now!

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Grad Credit Now Offered for Top Certificates!

Many businesses prefer to pay for employee training that carries credit. We are pleased to offer that option for the following top certificates.


Certificate Program Icon Add to Cart Certificate in Non Profit Administration
Revenue Generation for Nonprofits
Program Evaluation for Nonprofits

Add to Cart Management Boot Camp

Certificate Program Icon Add to Cart Managing Telework Certificate
Keys to Telecommuting Success
Supervising Telecommuters

Certificate Program Icon Add to Cart Supervisory and Leadership Certificate
Supervisory & Leadership

Social Media for Business

Certificate Program Icon Add to Cart Managing Social Media Platforms Certificate
Facebook for Business

Certificate Program Icon Add to Cart Social Media for Business Certificate
Introduction to Social Media
Integrating Social Media in Your Organization
Marketing Using Social Media

Easy to Register when you see the Add to Cart Icon icon on a Certificate or Course description.

Questions? Call (928) 317-6186

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Listen to Your Heart, and Success Will Follow

Student Review of this course:
“I hold a Master’s Degree, but I must honestly say that this course has been of greater value to me than all the courses I took in both my undergraduate and graduate programs! This course deals with life and how to live it to the fullest. We only go around once. Let’s make the experience as satisfying as possible!”

http://www.ed2go.com/awc offers this $95 online course
Intelligently facilitated and fast-paced, Listen to Your Heart, and Success Will Follow will help you enjoy the rewards that come from doing what really makes you happy! Your instructor and a caring community of students will help you begin designing a life that really works for you. With a complete understanding of your own interests, values, needs and abilities, you’ll learn how you can use work to express yourself and share your interests and talents. Your every day will be filled with joy and inspiration, and a greater depth of meaning will be added to everything you do. This course program is skillfully crafted to weave experiential learning with the conceptual presentation, giving you time to experience, understand, and implement each new strategy as it is introduced.

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What’s Happening? AWC Continuing Ed Newsletter May 2015

May What's Happening CECourse Schedule. Continuing Education courses tend to be eight weeks or shorter. Some meet only one week, and some are as short as only one day or one evening.

May 2015 courses held at a Physical location:

Continuing Education Online

Online courses provide a convenient alternative for those students whose schedules or physical limitations make it difficult to attend class in a regular classroom setting. In addition, they are a terrific alternative for people who like to work at their own pace.

These online courses begin every month and last six weeks. They may be accessed from any computer with an Internet connection. Lessons may be accessed any time of the day and any day of the week.

Each course consists of 24 hours: two lessons per week for six weeks; each lesson lasting about two hours. Some of the more than 250 courses include  Accounting Fundamentals, Creating Web Pages, Java Programming, PC Troubleshooting, Quickbooks, Visual Basic, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Grantwriting A to Z, Start Your Own Consulting Practice, Magazine Writing, Medical Terminology, and business-related programs such as Project Management, Business Fundamentals, and Purchasing.

NEW! Career Training Programs for Military Spouse funding of up to $4,000.

UGotClass – Online courses and certificates

Boost your productivity and your organization’s bottom line.

Our online certificates and courses are provided by expert instructors. Participate anytime day or evening, from any computer. Just click here  to see all the courses and certificates.

For more information, contact Carmen Madero

AWC Continuing Education

1351 S. Redondo Center Dr

Yuma, AZ  85365

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Explore a Career in Medical Transcription

Student Success Story

April 2015 – Jennifer Della’Zanna, ed2go’s Explore a Career in Medical Transcription instructor, recently received a message from one of her students. We thought you’d be interested in what the student had to say.

“I have taken online courses for many years, but this was the first course where I did not want it to end. I literally wanted to learn more, and I do plan to take follow-up courses such as Medical Terminology and Medical Transcription. The course was well-developed, the coursework was spot on for a beginner such as myself, and I actually gained a sense of understanding and confidence through each lesson about the course material. The responses to each student were received in a timely manner, it made the class feel like more than just a typical online class. The instructor’s interactions with all of us was truly phenomenal. I had no idea what I was signing up for, especially after receiving my ICD and CPT manuals. They were a bit intimidating at first, but after the first couple of lessons, I was ready for the challenge, and I am proud to say I have a new found respect for medical billing and coding. Again.”


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Using Social Media in Business

In today’s fast-paced and globally connected environment, social media is a game changer for businesses and business owners who use this powerful medium in the right way. So whether you’re looking for a new way to market your business or simply hoping to gain a better understanding about the excitement that surrounds social media, this course will empower you. read more


  “Coming from the “I’m a social media dinosaur, and I’m okay with that” perspective, Lesson 3 with the Flow Chart is worth the price of admission just by itself. Why, oh, why didn’t I find you earlier? It would’ve saved me months of frustration. Thank you, Dr. Brad!”

“This course was on point. I learned a lot about social media and what it’s actually designed for. Before this course, I was only scratching the surface. Since I do not have a business at the moment, I will concentrate on starting my very own blog. Thank you for designing an easy-to-follow online class.”

“I am not a good student, and was concerned about how much I could gain from an online course. I am someone who learns quicker by doing rather than reading. Professor Semp’s teaching style was engaging and entertaining, which put me at ease. I also liked that he included videos – I could replay them and gain more from them. I would highly recommend his course to anyone who would like to gain insight into social media and what it can do for them, personally or professionally. Thank you.”

Syllabus                Demo                Requirements

 $95.00 Enroll Now!

Online Instructor-Led Course

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AWC Continuing Education – Dementia Care


As baby boomers age, the 21st century workforce is challenged to care for an exponentially growing population of persons with dementia. This course provides essential knowledge and understanding about neurological diseases that affect cognition and memory, and practical application of effective skills for supporting persons with dementia. Nearly all disciplines benefit from expertise in Dementia Care Specialists, as do families of persons with dementia.

Come away with increased knowledge in how to care for persons with dementia.  Expertise in this growing area of human services also enhances your resume.

Course Objectives

  • To provide an understanding of dementia and disorders that cause cognitive changes in adults
  • To describe the stages of progressive, degenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders
  • To provide standardized approaches for care of persons with dementia
  • To discuss the influence of family dynamics, finances and end of life care options
  • To provide information on community care options for persons with dementia
  • To provide steps for assessment and management of challenging issues in dementia care (e.g. driving, resistance to care, mood/behavior problems)
  • To explore new areas in dementia care, including cognitive fitness and complementary therapies
Next Sessions:
April 6 – May 29
June 1 – July 24
September 8 – October 30


Ave. hours 32, 3.2 CEUs/ILUs

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Student Reviews of Ed2Go Online Courses

Arizona Western College and Ed2Go have partnered to bring you online instruction courses.

We offer a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All of our courses are led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Our online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you

The following is student reviews of many of our courses. This is only a fraction of the many comments and feedback of Ed2go.com online courses.  There are reviews on each topic and course. See more at www.ed2go.com/awc

“This course was perfect for the skills I wanted to develop. It was fun and practical. I would highly recommend this course.”

“Finally a class was offered online to meet my personal needs! Grammar is a course that people should take periodically to improve their writing skills.”

“I’ve really learned a lot. The subject matter was clearly presented and every lesson was logically built on the last.”

“This course has empowered me to embrace the future, to take the steps to renew my belief in myself and what I have to offer.”

“I was able to fit into my hectic schedule. I learned a lot & intend to continue. Thank you for providing an affordable online course!”

“EMPOWERING is the word to describe this class. I am a small business owner who now understands accounting much better than I had in years. I can actually see the light at the end of the tunnel. I look forward to the next class to not only increase my knowledge, but enhance my business and myself. Thank you so much for offering this class as well as teaching it.”

“I am getting so much out of you course. For me, LinkedIn is not very intuitive, and there is so much to it. I doubt I would have figured out really what to do with it on my own.”

“This instructor made this class very interesting for me. She is incredibly knowledgeable, not only in her field of physical therapy but in teaching as well. She conveyed the material in a very understandable way. In many instances, I would tell my husband about the many things I learned throughout the chapters. For someone who is considering a career change, this was the perfect course to gain insight. I loved this course and I thought the teacher was exceptional. I plan to take another course that she teaches. Also, I really liked how the quizzes and assignments were set up twice per week. Great format!”

“This is the second Microsoft Excel 2013 class that I’ve taken with Chad Wambolt and I continue to be very impressed. The new skills that I’ve learned will be 100% applicable to my current job. Thanks!”

Online Instructor-Led courses – Whether you’re looking for professional development or personal enrichment, these six-week online courses are the perfect way to learn a new skill or enhance your existing ones. You’ll spend roughly two to four hours each week completing two engaging lessons in an enjoyable, interactive learning environment.

Career Training Programs – Your schedule – Your budget – Your future – Today! Arizona Western College Continuing Education, in partnership with ed2go, offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.

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New Course – Responsive Web Design


In today’s online environment, designers must create websites that are responsive. Their sites must reshape and morph to provide a positive experience in every viewport—from small touch-screen environments to large-screen browsers where users interact using a mouse or pointing device. This is the heart of responsive Web design (RWD).

In this course, you’ll learn to identify and address every aspect of responsive Web design: from scaling elements and adjusting page layout, to adapting color schemes and implementing accessible forms. You’ll master how to use HTML5 linked to media queries in CSS3 to adapt content to fit your user’s viewport, and see how jQuery Mobile can help you to mobile sites.

Today’s world of Web design requires building sites that are intuitive, inviting, accessible, and attractive in every possible device and environment. In this course, you’ll learn to design and build fully responsive websites optimized for smartphones, tablets, and laptop/desktop viewing environments.

Instructor-Led Course

Fee: $95 (USD) Enroll Now

Duration of Access:  6 weeks

Session Start Dates:
March 18
April 15
May 13
June 17

Questions? Contact us


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