Continuing Education

Course Spotlight: Negotiation: Get What You Want 1212

With a class titled “get what you want,” how could you go wrong? Whether you realize it or not, negotiation is a skill that comes into play in our everyday lives—and especially in the world of business. Negotiation is about being able to balance what you want and need with the wants and needs of […]

What Is ELearning, and How Can It Help Me?

Email, ecommerce, ebusiness—what do they all have in common? Obviously, they all start with “e,” but that letter signifies their common ground—that they are electronically based. The same goes for eLearning. By definition, eLearning is learning that uses electronic technologies to access an educational curriculum outside of a traditional classroom. The “learning” described could be […]

Sharpen Your Life Skills with These 10 Continuing Ed Courses

The traditional model has been that we go to school from the time we are about 5-years-old until we are 18—and for some people, beyond—and then we go to work. But how can we expect to learn everything we need to know about life in just those 12-plus years? That’s where continuing education comes in. […]

Calling All Teachers: Earn Your CEU and PLU Credits Through UWA Online

Are you a teacher whose teaching certificate is about to expire? We want to share with you the opportunity to earn your CEU and PLU credits through UWA Online Continuing Education from the comfort of your own computer! The UWA Online Continuing Education program is open to anyone, anywhere with access to a computer and […]

Course Spotlight: Identity Theft 1263

As technology continues to advance throughout various aspects of our lives, the opportunity for wrong-doers to commit identity theft is unfortunately growing as well. In fact, today more than 50 percent of identity theft occurs in the workplace. In Identity Theft 1263, students will learn how to address identity theft in the spheres of both […]

4 Skills You’ll Need to Be Successful in an Online Course

For the next class you attend, skip the pen, notebook and white board and opt for the laptop instead. Taking classes online can be more convenient for you, and it can allow you to connect with your classmates and instructors without having to share the same physical space. Being successful in an online course does […]

Revisiting Education in Retirement

Ideally, retirement is a time for you to reinvent yourself and to be able to pursue the interests and activities that would have been impossible to take on while having a full time job. With free time in retirement, you can travel, learn a language or take on a hobby that has always piqued your […]

Why Learn Law If You Are Not a Lawyer

It happens more often than you might think. Students will find themselves studying law, but in the process they will decide that they ultimately do not want to be a lawyer. Does that mean calling it quits for law-related courses right then and there? Not necessarily. There are reasons why it could benefit you to […]

Course Spotlight: Revenue Generation for Nonprofits 1184

Do you currently operate a nonprofit, or have you been thinking about starting one? Revenue generation for nonprofits is critical to the organization and the support of its programs, but the methods to obtain revenue are not always so cut and dry. Through the University of West Alabama Online’s Continuing Education program, you can earn […]