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Etiquette seems like an obsolete term in our modern world, however, more than ever, it is important to learn how to have solid social graces and just plain old good manners. Etiquette simply means learning how to treat others well and how to behave well in the majority of circumstances. Social media venues like texting, Facebook and Twitter have blurred the lines of socially acceptable and unacceptable behavior. It is easy to get out of control and become rash when it comes to trying to say or do the correct thing when texting, Facebooking or emailing. Because these mediums of communication are "faceless" they can lead children and teens to partake in rude, disrespectful behavior. To further complicate matters, a variety of confusing (and confused) media-spectacular role models give impressionable children and teens the wrong idea about how to behave.

Parents can't always be around to help their children make the right decisions. That is why it is vitally important for children and teens to learn how to treat people. They must be able to use their own good judgment based on the solid knowledge of what is respectful of others and dignified of themselves. This course will help parents provide that knowledge to their children.

This course is meant for adults, educators, parents, and caregivers who are responsible for two groups of children--children eight through twelve years old and teens thirteen through seventeen years old. Each lesson is set up with a general section as well as tips and guidelines specific for these two age groups. This course will teach the basics of good etiquette. A strong foundation in proper etiquette will last a lifetime. These are skills that can be used in the present for socializing, at school, at work, and in college; it will also serve them well into their future careers and social lives. Etiquette is not the exclusive domain of the wealthy and powerful of our society. Children and teens of any socioeconomic background can, and should, be taught good etiquette; good etiquette is for anyone who chooses to learn it.

This course is appropriate for those who want to teach etiquette and/or parents who would like to teach their children proper etiquette. It is written in general, uncomplicated terms and vocabulary so that students of all walks of life can easily grasp this knowledge.

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Lesson 1 : Introduction to Modern Etiquette

The focus of Lesson 1 is to provide a solid foundation in understanding what etiquette is, how it differs from "manners," and the nuances of teaching this concept to children and teens. 35 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Review Article: What Is Etiquette?
  • Take Poll: Etiquette
  • Complete Assignment: An Introduction
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 1 : Introduction to Modern Etiquette

Lesson 2 : Meetings and Introductions

It is important to understand how to properly introduce yourself and how to introduce others. 34 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Making Introductions; Handshake Etiquette
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 2 : Meetings and Introductions

Lesson 3 : Conversation and Listening Skills

In the previous lesson, you learned a little about making conversation as part of an introduction. This lesson will focus more on how to start, continue, and end a conversation. 35 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Active Listening Skills; Conversation Etiquette Mistakes
  • Take Poll: Listening
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 3 : Conversation and Listening Skills

Lesson 4 : Telephone/Cell Phone, Texting, Emailing, and Internet Etiquette

In our modern world, a lesson on etiquette regarding social media is necessary. It is hard to know what the right thing to do or say is when communicating with others in this way. 34 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Texting Etiquette; 101 Email Etiquette Tips
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 4 : Telephone/Cell Phone, Texting, Emailing and Internet Etiquette

Lesson 5 : Etiquette in Public Places

The way you behave when you are out in public with friends and family reflects on you and your parents. 35 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Review Article: Movie Theater Etiquette
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 5 : Etiquette in Public Places

Lesson 6 : Employment/Volunteer Etiquette

At some point in your life, you may perform volunteer work or paid employment. While most of the same rules of etiquette apply in work situations as they do in personal situations, there are some differences. 34 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 6 : Employment/Volunteer Etiquette

Lesson 7 : Dining Etiquette

Whether you are eating out in a restaurant, at home, or at someone else's home, good dining etiquette is important. 35 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Dining Etiquette; Restaurant Etiquette for Kids
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 7 : Dining Etiquette

Lesson 8 : Social Gathering Etiquette (Guest and Host/Hostess)

Even if you are a young child, you will be invited to parties, and you will invite people to parties. It is just as important to be a good guest as it is to be a good host or hostess. 35 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Review Article: Party Etiquette
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 8 : Social Gathering Etiquette (Guest and Host/Hostess)

Lesson 9 : School Etiquette

You spend most of your day and week at school, so it is important to know what good school etiquette is. 35 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Classroom Etiquette; Songs that Teach Good Manners
  • Complete: Lesson 9 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 9 : School Etiquette

Lesson 10 : Confidence Without Arrogance

Exuding confidence is attractive. When you are confident, it makes others feel confidence in you, and it helps them trust you. 83 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Review Article: Raising Confident Kids
  • Take Poll: Confidence
  • Take Survey: Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
  • Complete: Lesson 10 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 10 : Confidence Without Arrogance
  • Complete: The Final Exam
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Course Title: Etiquette for Children and Teens
Course Number: 8900116
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Course Type: General Education
CEU Value: 0.5 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: Cathleen Chouinard
Syllabus: View Syllabus
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Course Fee: $50.00 (no CEU Certification) || with CEU Certification: $75.00

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Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Define what etiquette is and how to teach it to children.
  • Demonstrate how to properly introduce yourself to other people.
  • Describe appropriate etiquette in conversations and describe how to be a good listener.
  • Define proper etiquette when using phones, email, texting, and other online communications.
  • Identify appropriate etiquette for public places.
  • Define proper employment/volunteer etiquette.
  • Describe appropriate etiquette for dining.
  • Describe appropriate etiquette for social gatherings.
  • Describe appropriate etiquette for school and educational settings.
  • Describe how to show confidence without coming off arrogant, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

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