Are you ready for a different way to earn credits? FlexTrack offers:
Fully online: day or night
Flexible: set your own pace
Mastery: master each module, then move on to the next
Real: assignments apply to your job and career
While many of our courses have incorporated some of these concepts, with FlexTrack courses our faculty have intentionally designed the course to incorporate flexibility, mastery , and online learning. You will be able to self-pace your online learning, giving you the freedom to accelerate the process or pause if needed. With your instructor's guidance, you will progress at your own pace through a series of modules, mastering each one before moving to the next module.
These courses may be offered using FlexTrack. Look for section 70 and check for 'FlexTrack' in the class notes.
ADMS - 1018: Basic Computer Applications
ADMS 1018 This course covers basic information on the history of computers, computer hardware and desktop application software. Students will learn the fundamentals of word processing (Word), spreadsheet (Excel), database (Access), and presentation applications (PowerPoint). Students will also be introduced to use of basic file management and the Internet.
BUSN 1000 Examine the background and theories of supervision and management. Ease the transition to management by gaining the knowledge and.skills necessary to be successful in a management role including planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling.
BUSN 1130 Acquire an overview of how to provide a safe and healthy work environment. Supervisors/managers will be able to assess risks to their organization, and develop, based on knowledge gained in this course, a safety plan. As part of the plan, you will learn and conduct a risk analysis, job safety analysis, safety orientations, job safety training, perform workplace inspections and conduct effective accident investigations. This course observes the standards for the Human Resource Certification Institute.
BUSN 1260 Identify how supervisors / leaders can plan for and support excellent customer service through developing a service strategy. Examine the impact of employee training and decision-making authority on customer service. Assess internal and external customer satisfaction. Learn tools and techniques for gathering feedback and handling complaints. Consider the relationship between customer satisfaction, customer loyalty and quality.
ECYD 1215 This course examines the major developmental milestones across cultures, both typical and atypical, for children from conception through age eight in the areas of physical, social, emotional, language, cognitive and aesthetic/creative development. While studying developmental theory, investigative/observational research methods and developmentally appropriate practices, students will observe children and analyze characteristics of development at various stages. The course emphasizes interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors.To complete assignments in this class, students are required to spend approximately 10 hours per semester outside of class time observing young children in community-based early childhood programs.
Note: This course requires a Minnesota Criminal Background Study including fingerprints.
Child Growth and Development
ECYD - 1335: Observation and Assessment
ECYD 1335 This course focuses on the appropriate use of authentic observation and assessment strategies to document children's development, growth, play and learning, to plan and individualize curriculum and teaching practices, and to join with families and professionals in promoting children's success. Students will explore recording strategies, rating systems, multiple assessment tools, and portfolios. Focus is placed on increasing objectivity in observing and interpreting children's behavior, using assessment ethically, observing developmental characteristics, and increasing the awareness of patterns of children's behavior.
Students participating in this course should expect to devote at least 15 hours per semester of out-of-class time to observation in a community-based early childhood setting.
NOTE: This course requires a MN DHS criminal background study including fingerprints.
HEAL 1502 This course is an introduction to building medical terms and learning the meanings. Students will learn combining forms, word roots, prefixes and suffixes, and how these word parts apply to building medical terms. Students will also learn common medical abbreviations and symbols.
PHIL 1100 This course is an introduction to the study of ethics. Students will read, discuss, and write about texts written by ancient, modem, and contemporary philosophers. Emphasis will be placed on the practical value of the ideas explored.
Meets MnTC Goal 6 and 9
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