lifelong learning

Course Spotlight: Getting Started in Sales 3060

In the world of sales, volume is everything when it comes to making money. If you are starting a career in sales—or are already a salesperson looking to increase your sales volume, “Getting Started in Sales 3060,” a continuing education course through UWA Online, could provide the boost you need. In Getting Started in Sales […]

How Continuing Education Can Benefit You Based on Your Age

The benefits of continuing education are not difficult to discern: the nature of the phrase itself says it all. It is the act of continuing your education to sharpen your knowledge about a topic and better equip you to achieve what it is you want to achieve in life. While the overarching purpose for continuing […]

10 Valuable Career Skills You Can Learn Online

Your academic degree says something about you—that you were motivated enough to complete the required course materials on a particular subject, and you had enough interest (and maybe even passion) for the topic to study it for an extended period of time. While your degree is nothing to glaze over in the career world, and […]

Course Spotlight: Spanish for Medical Professionals 1157

In the medical field, it can be difficult—and frustrating—when you are treating a patient whose primary language is something other than yours. With an increasing number of Spanish-speaking patients utilizing medical facilities in the United States, this is a common issue for nurses, doctors and others working in the medical realm to experience. That’s where […]

Have Free Time? 10 Reasons Why You Should Spend It on Continuing Education

In juggling work, family, friends and personal activities, some people find it difficult, if not impossible, to carve out free time. Others fall on the opposite end of the spectrum—those who have more free time on their hands than they know what to do with—and the rest fall somewhere in the middle. If you are […]

10 Useful Continuing Education Courses for Teachers

It has been said that teachers are doing a disservice to their students if teachers themselves do not continuing learning throughout their careers. While some topics like math and science can seem concrete (2+2 will always equal 4), as technology evolves, the methods available to teachers to relay information is ever changing. In order to […]

5 Reasons to Consider Continuing Education During the Summer

Depending on their age and life stage, summer means different things to different people. When you are a kid in school, it can mean freedom from responsibility and days spent playing outside or swimming in the pool. When you are in college, summer is not entirely as carefree as when you were a kid, but […]

The Equipment You Will Need for eLearning

For some students, part of the excitement that coincides with the “back to school” time of year is getting to go shopping for new school supplies—from books and binders to pens and paper. The appeal is starting the school year fresh with a new arsenal of tools in tow. For eLearning, which relates to courses, […]

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. […]