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05/17/2017

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EDUC_712X - Understanding & Dealing with Difficult Parents
Another good experience with PDC for continuing education. ... more
reviewed by Chris Miehle
12/02/2016

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Courses are outstanding, organized appropriately for teachers. Materials can be used in the classroom. ... more
reviewed by John
07/26/2016

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EDUC_711C - Effective Character Education
This was a great course. Both books were very interesting, and all and assignments were very reasonable. ... more
reviewed by Joan
07/07/2016

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EDUC_712O - Bullying
Great course! ... more
reviewed by Joan B
06/30/2016

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EDUC_715W - Renaissance: Geniuses & Gifts
This professor was excellent at getting my work graded and to the Registrars office! Quick turnover! I enjoyed the class. The text did a phenomenal job at reaching into the Renaissance era and then ... more
reviewed by Glenn
05/25/2016

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EDUC_714A - Personal Motivation & Maintaining a Positive Attitude in the Classroom
This was a great class to take some time and focus on me, what I want and how I can achieve more. ... more
reviewed by Andrea
05/10/2016

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I recently took the class on Bullying and was very very impressed with the class. Gave me some good ideas on curving the behavior. Interesting class. ... more
reviewed by Addy
03/21/2016

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The courses are great. I actually find myself doing about three to four times the reading and work necessary to complete the course because they are so enjoyable and convenient. Supporting the courses ... more
reviewed by Kyle
03/01/2016

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EDUC_717E - Creating a Google Apps Classroom
This course was very helpful, but would be better if it were updated very regularly. The technology is constantly changing and I had to adapt quite a few assignments to fit with Google's updates. ... more
reviewed by Carlene Czarnik
12/02/2015

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General Review
Great course and a very interesting insight on students with As ... more
reviewed by ruxandra
10/29/2015

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The professional development courses through the University of Laverne has allowed me to not only keep up to date with current issues, but it has allowed me to advance on my district's salary schedule. The ... more
reviewed by Daron Baker
10/25/2015

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EDUC_717E - Creating a Google Apps Classroom
The courses are informative and straight forward. You get what you need instead of a lot of paper pushing. I have taken two courses from here and both where extremely helpful in my classrooms. They ... more
reviewed by Travis Potter
08/20/2015

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EDUC_712X - Understanding & Dealing with Difficult Parents
This class is great! It gave me a new outlook on how to help problem solve with difficult parents. ... more
reviewed by Sandy
07/30/2015

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EDUC_714E - What's in a Grade?
I would suggest a future follow-up to Marzano's book. ... more
reviewed by Dianna Jarema
07/30/2015

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EDUC_713E - Tropical Rainforests
Very interesting book, loved the video - both items provided great information to use for a science, bio, or global ag course. Love the set-up -work at your own pace! ... more
reviewed by Dianna Jarema
07/29/2015

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EDUC_712Z - Understanding Autism
Highly recommend the course. ... more
reviewed by Sue
07/26/2015

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EDUC_715U - The Universe Revolves Around ME!! Narcissism Inside and Outside the Classroom
I found the book very easy to read and incredibly informative. I highly recommend this course as it gives good tips/suggestions to help your students. ... more
reviewed by Lynette Roquemore
06/24/2015

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EDUC_715J - Extraordinary and Enterprising Females of the American Revolution
I will take another course here. I enjoyed the experience of not having to attend a class, but work at my own pace. ... more
reviewed by Kimberly Wasosky
06/02/2015

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EDUC_711Y - Adolescent Psychology: Current Research
Great class. ... more
reviewed by Christine M
06/02/2015

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EDUC_711M - Visit Old Sacramento
There is so much to see and learn here that I feel it would be better to break this down into at least two if not three separate classes. I went there three times ... more
reviewed by Kile Nightingale
05/31/2015

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EDUC_716J - Visit an Art Museum
This was a very fun course, since I enjoy going to museums anyway. It made me focus on the museum and its holdings in a way that I wouldn't have otherwise. I would recommend it ... more
reviewed by Liz
05/31/2015

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EDUC_711Y - Adolescent Psychology: Current Research
This was a great course, the content interesting and relevant. Working online at my own pace has been a great experience. ... more
reviewed by Liz
05/27/2015

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EDUC_717H - Climate Change: What the Science Tells Us
All I would add is a segment I would call point - counterpoint, whereas both sides of the debate are presented and logically discussed. ... more
reviewed by John
05/27/2015

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General Review
The ADHD Strategies for the Classroom course was very good! I enjoyed both books that came with the course. They complemented each other well. I gained valuable insights into the daily life of a child ... more
reviewed by Kelly Barbeau
05/18/2015

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EDUC_716D - 21st Century Skills: Preparing Students for a Successful Future
Very good course with many helpful tips and ideas to use in the 21st Century classroom. ... more
reviewed by Tim