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Universal Class™ is currently offering over 50 courses for teachers, educators, administrators, classroom helpers and tutors. The following courses are low-cost and will help you keep up-to-date with teaching trends and instructional strategies while also providing CEUs and transcripts if needed.
 
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  • Punctuation and Grammar 101
    Punctuation and Grammar 101
    Do you need a refresher course in basic punctuation and grammar? Is your business writing, school writing or personal writing a disaster and you're tired of stressing over mistakes? Improper grammar and punctuation is a sign for some people, right...
    $80.00
    1.1 CEUs 11h
  • Spelling 101
    Spelling 101
    Do you use your Spell Check on your computer obsessively? Are you afraid to write anything without a dictionary or computer spelling program? Are you receiving low grades on schoolwork because of poor spelling? Are your business emails filled with...
    $75.00
    0.7 CEUs 7h
  • Unit Studies 101
    Unit Studies 101
    This is a two-part class, the purpose of which is to provide you with the tools necessary to develop your own unit studies course for either homeschool or classroom purposes. Part 1 walks you through the process of building your own unit study cour...
    $75.00
    1.0 CEUs 10h
  • American Government
    American Government
    Do you need to brush-up your knowledge of the American political system? Have you forgotten or feel slightly 'hazy' about the structure of the American government, the details of the Constitution or the exact division of the three branches of gov...
    $95.00
    1.6 CEUs 16h
  • Ecology 101
    Ecology 101
    A study of ecology is important to understand in today's world. Ecology is the study of the relationships between living organisms, including humans, and their physical environment; specifically, ecology identifies and explains the holism, or critic...
    $80.00
    1.4 CEUs 14h

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  • ABCs of Algebra
    ABCs of Algebra
    Find out how algebra is simply a natural extension of the math you learned in elementary school. Basic Algebra is designed for all students who need a basic understanding of algebraic operations including simplifying, factoring, solving equations an...
    $85.00
    2.2 CEUs 22h
  • ABCs of English Grammar
    ABCs of English Grammar
    This self-paced online course will provide you with a review of the grammar and writing skills necessary when taking any high school or college test, or with your everyday work-related writing and correspondence. Divided up into 15 easy-to-understa...
    $75.00
    1.5 CEUs 15h
  • ABCs of Geometry
    ABCs of Geometry
    This course will provide the learner with a better understanding of the underlying concepts of geometry. Through readings, lessons, quizzes and independent explorations, the learner will leave the course with more complete understanding of geometry ...
    $75.00
    0.8 CEUs 8h
  • Algebra 101: Beginner to Intermediate Level
    Algebra 101: Beginner to Intermediate Level
    Beginner to Intermediate Algebra is intended for students who need to gather a basic understanding of how to perform Algebra operations. This course will benefit current students and adult learners who need to know how to perform basic Algebra opera...
    $110.00
    2.5 CEUs 25h
  • American Civil War
    American Civil War
    One of the most divisive and important events in American history, the Civil War (also called the War Between the States) pitted countrymen against countrymen in the new and developing republic of the United States of America. Among the many issue...
    $75.00
    1.3 CEUs 13h
  • American Government
    American Government
    Do you need to brush-up your knowledge of the American political system? Have you forgotten or feel slightly 'hazy' about the structure of the American government, the details of the Constitution or the exact division of the three branches of gov...
    $95.00
    1.6 CEUs 16h
  • American Revolutionary War
    American Revolutionary War
    Without a doubt, one of the most important events in all world history (not to mention American history) was the American Revolutionary War. Through the battles that were to take place between Great Britain and its American Colonies, the face of t...
    $75.00
    0.8 CEUs 8h
  • American Wars: American Revolution and Civil War
    American Wars: American Revolution and Civil War
    American History has been significantly shaped by two major wars: The Revolutionary War and The Civil War. This course will focus on both of these historical events. The American Revolution set the stage for the creation of one of the most powerf...
    $115.00
    2.1 CEUs 21h
  • Anatomy and Physiology 101
    Anatomy and Physiology 101
    This self-paced, online anatomy and physiology course covers all the bodily systems playing a major role in human anatomy. The material is presented in a practical and comprehensive manner. The focus of the course is on the need-to-know facts that m...
    $90.00
    2.1 CEUs 21h
  • Ancient Civilizations 101
    Ancient Civilizations 101
    Studying ancient civilizations is one of the most fascinating areas of all human history for the precise reason that it is human history. As we learn more about those who have come before us, we understand more about ourselves in this modern age an...
    $75.00
    1.0 CEUs 10h
  • Autism 101
    Autism 101
    Autism Isn't… A result of inadequate parenting Nor is it a learning disability. And a diagnosis certainly needn't be viewed as a life long sentence to mediocrity, emptiness, dissatisfaction or lack of either fulfillment or productivity. ...
    $95.00
    1.0 CEUs 10h
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders for Teachers
    Autism Spectrum Disorders for Teachers
    This is an overview of autism spectrum disorders for teachers and paraprofessionals. We will examine the psychological, physiological, social, and educational characteristics of individuals who have been identified as having autism, pervasive develo...
    $80.00
    0.9 CEUs 9h
  • Basic English Speaking Skills
    Basic English Speaking Skills
    This course on Basic English Speaking Skills is a combination of both vocabulary and language and includes picture illustrations, external resources, and netlinks to sound and video demonstrations that accompany many of the concepts studied and aid ...
    $75.00
    1.0 CEUs 10h
  • Basic Math 101
    Basic Math 101
    Fear fractions no more. And learn whether to add first or multiply first in a string of operations. Whether you are struggling with basic math functions in a course today, you are taking a new job that demands understanding of math, or you simply ne...
    $75.00
    1.7 CEUs 17h
  • Basic Research Skills
    Basic Research Skills
    Basic Research Skills teaches you how to determine what you need to know when you need to know it. With all of the information readily available today, it's difficult to decipher good information from bad information. Instead of turning to an Inter...
    $75.00
    0.5 CEUs 5h
  • Behavior Management 101
    Behavior Management 101
    Are you a teacher having a behavior management problem in the classroom, or a parent with an unruly, uncooperative child? Would you like to know how behavior management works, and how it can help? Suitable for teachers, educators, parents, and colle...
    $90.00
    0.8 CEUs 8h
  • Biology 101
    Biology 101
    Biology, the science of life, concentrates on the structure, function, distribution, adaptation, interactions, origins and evolution of living organisms, a grouping which encapsulates both plants and animals. Biology 101 will encompass the principle...
    $95.00
    3.5 CEUs 35h
  • Building Children's Reading Skills
    Building Children's Reading Skills
    This course will provide the learner with a better understanding of the underlying concepts needed to improve the reading skills in children and adults. Through readings, lessons, quizzes and independent explorations, the learner will leave the cour...
    $75.00
    0.5 CEUs 5h
  • Bullying in Elementary School
    Bullying in Elementary School
    Bullying is an issue that touches virtually all schools across the nation. Even at the preschool and elementary levels it is a major source for concern. Many parents and educators around the country are at a loss for what to do about the problem, a...
    $75.00
    0.6 CEUs 6h
  • Chemistry 101
    Chemistry 101
    At a minimum, a basic understanding of chemistry is needed for it offers a foundation for comprehending the inner workings of biology (how cells function and the behavior of organisms), as well as, the ecological relationships that exist between org...
    $95.00
    2.0 CEUs 20h
  • Child Psychology 101
    Child Psychology 101
    This course introduces the methods, theories and main concepts used by psychologists to develop a real insight into the world of children. Child psychology is extremely important for a number of reasons, not the least of which is being able to und...
    $75.00
    0.7 CEUs 7h
  • Creative Writing for Beginners
    Creative Writing for Beginners
    Creative writing is a form of artistic expression. While the painter uses canvas and the sculptor uses clay, the writer uses pen and paper – or computer and keyboard in today's world. This course is designed to teach you the tools and mec...
    $90.00
    1.4 CEUs 14h
  • Early Childhood Development 101
    Early Childhood Development 101
    Child development may be defined as the various changes that occur for humans (e.g., physical, cognitive, social, and emotional) between birth and adulthood. Child development may also examine changes that occur prenatally (i.e. before birth). The...
    $90.00
    0.8 CEUs 8h
  • Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
    Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
    This research-based introductory course will provide comprehensive information on Emotional and Behavioral disorders. The course material will provide you with information on the following: definitions, characteristics, prevalence, causes, assessm...
    $80.00
    0.9 CEUs 9h
  • Enhance Your Everyday Vocabulary
    Enhance Your Everyday Vocabulary
    Have you ever been reading a newspaper or listening to a commentary and been confronted with a word you didn't know -- like for instance, plethora ? Over the years, you've seen and heard this word 20 times but you don't quite manage to remember the...
    $75.00
    1.6 CEUs 16h
  • ESL Basic Grammar and Writing
    ESL Basic Grammar and Writing
    This ESL basic grammar and writing course bundle provides an introduction to the basics of American English grammar and writing. We'll be covering the following topics in detail: - review the basic English structure in the form of nouns, verbs, ...
    $95.00
    2.1 CEUs 21h
  • ESL Basic Writing Skills
    ESL Basic Writing Skills
    Communication is vital in today's society. It is not enough to merely be able to speak and understand spoken English. In the United States, writing English is often a necessary skill in many job industries and fields. In order to develop practical w...
    $75.00
    1.1 CEUs 11h
  • ESL Grammar Skills Level 1
    ESL Grammar Skills Level 1
    This is a beginning grammar and writing course for learners of the English language. This course is Level 1. In Level 1 grammar, we cover present simple and past simple tenses. This course also teaches you how to put verbs together, introduces t...
    $95.00
    1.2 CEUs 12h
  • ESL Grammar Skills: Level 1-5 Course Bundle
    ESL Grammar Skills: Level 1-5 Course Bundle
    ESL Grammar Skills Level 1: This is a beginning grammar and writing course for learners of the English language. This course is Level 1. In Level 1 grammar, we cover present simple and past simple tenses. This course also teaches you how to put v...
    $175.00
    5.2 CEUs 52h
  • Essay Writing 101
    Essay Writing 101
    Essays are a vital part of writing, both in academic circles and in many professions. Being able to write good essays is a rare ability and those that can demonstrate a mastery of this writing form will quickly distinguish themselves from those who ...
    $80.00
    1.1 CEUs 11h
  • Etiquette 101
    Etiquette 101
    Etiquette 101 is an overview of today's etiquette rules, updated for today's fast-paced lifestyles and ever-changing codes of conduct for work and leisure. The role of etiquette has changed over the years. At one time, it served as an indicator of e...
    $75.00
    0.7 CEUs 7h
  • Etiquette for Children and Teens
    Etiquette for Children and Teens
    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 ...
    $75.00
    0.4 CEUs 4h
  • Fourth Grade Curriculum
    Fourth Grade Curriculum
    This course will guide you through typical curriculum expectations for the fourth grade level. This includes the recommended national standards for eight academic disciplines. National standards are voluntary only, and each teacher should check with...
    $75.00
    0.5 CEUs 5h
  • Fundraising 101
    Fundraising 101
    Whether you are seeking to raise funds for your non-profit group, a worthy charity, political or religious organization, your local school or to provide community specific aid, this detailed course will provide you with everything you need to know...
    $75.00
    0.5 CEUs 5h
  • Genealogy 101
    Genealogy 101
    Genealogy is one of the fastest growing hobbies in the United States. According to some experts, nearly 75% of Americans are interested in discovering their family history. There are many reasons for this: some people are interested in learning more...
    $75.00
    0.9 CEUs 9h
  • Geometry 101: Beginner to Intermediate Level
    Geometry 101: Beginner to Intermediate Level
    Although we may not always recognize it, we use basic geometry skills regularly in everyday life. For instance, we consider whether a picture on the wall is parallel with the floor, or we calculate the area of a room when installing new carpeting. ...
    $110.00
    1.7 CEUs 17h
  • Greek Mythology
    Greek Mythology
    Do you feel totally clueless when it comes to Greek Mythology? Do you often say to yourself: It's all Greek to me? You were supposed to learn this stuff in school but classical mythology isn't really taught anymore in elementary or secondary sch...
    $75.00
    0.7 CEUs 7h
  • How To Be a Substitute Teacher
    How To Be a Substitute Teacher
    Substitute teaching can be a rewarding profession for people looking to make a difference in children's lives and to leave a positive impact in their communities. It is also a job that allows someone a flexible work schedule and the ability to wor...
    $80.00
    0.4 CEUs 4h
  • How to Teach Reading Fundamentals
    How to Teach Reading Fundamentals
    Reading is the process of absorbing the written word. Whether in English or another language, reading is an essential part of communication between human beings. Reading comprehension is the ability to process, think through and connect ideas that a...
    $75.00
    0.7 CEUs 7h
  • How to Write a Grant Proposal
    How to Write a Grant Proposal
    Did you realize that you are most probably an experienced grant writer already? NO , you say, I've never written a grant in my life before -- but you have. Most people out there have asked somebody, at some time, for something in writing (one...
    $75.00
    1.5 CEUs 15h
  • How to Write a Short Story
    How to Write a Short Story
    If you're a reader and thought you might like to try your hand at short story writing but just don't know how to get started, this course will help! We'll take you through the entire process…preparing your mind, getting ideas on paper, a...
    $90.00
    1.1 CEUs 11h
  • Interpersonal Communication
    Interpersonal Communication
    This is a course on interpersonal communication, which is essentially a focus on communication within two-person relationships. This course presents concepts essential to understanding the complex dynamics that go into constructing and maintaining o...
    $75.00
    0.7 CEUs 7h
  • Math All-In-One (Arithmetic, Algebra, and Geometry Review)
    Math All-In-One (Arithmetic, Algebra, and Geometry Review)
    This self-paced All-In-One Math Course reviews the basics of arithmetic, algebra and geometry. This condensed course covers the following material: Arithmetic: reviewing the use of numbers, signs and symbols, how to perform various operations, ...
    $120.00
    9.5 CEUs 95h
  • Medical Terminology 101
    Medical Terminology 101
    This medical terminology course covers the medical language and terminology used by health care professionals everywhere. If you're interested in pursuing a health and science career requiring the ability to communicate with physicians, dentist...
    $75.00
    1.8 CEUs 18h
  • Meteorology Fundamentals
    Meteorology Fundamentals
    Meteorology is a fascinating subject. Because of its very nature, it is never constant or boring. Studies and observations of weather and climate and its impact on humans and the environment offer everything from gorgeous sunsets to terrifying hurri...
    $75.00
    0.9 CEUs 9h
  • Microbiology 101
    Microbiology 101
    Our comprehensive online course on microbiology covers all aspects of microbiology and includes a CEU Certificate at successful class completion. The study of microbiology is extremely rewarding, leading to advances in the welfare of the environment...
    $110.00
    3.0 CEUs 30h
  • Middle and High School Bullying
    Middle and High School Bullying
    It is estimated that every day in America there are 160,000 students that stay home from school out of fear of bullying. Clearly this is a problem that impacts our schools, communities, and the future of our country, as many of those students who a...
    $75.00
    0.5 CEUs 5h
  • Negotiation Skills
    Negotiation Skills
    In order to be effective at any business endeavor learning how to negotiate properly is not simply a nice skill to have, it has become an essential requirement in career advancement. This course will teach you what you need to know in order to becom...
    $75.00
    0.7 CEUs 7h
  • Nonfiction Writing 101
    Nonfiction Writing 101
    The famous Ayn Rand once wrote, Like every human activity, [writing] requires practice and knowledge. But there is nothing mystical about it. Any person who can speak English grammatically can learn to write nonfiction. This is as true today as when...
    $90.00
    1.2 CEUs 12h
  • Nutrition 101
    Nutrition 101
    Improve your health and your life through nutrition and exercise. Create nutrition and health goals to motivate you to become a healthier you. Make meaningful, lasting changes to your diet that last. Review the digestion process and how our body wou...
    $90.00
    1.1 CEUs 11h
  • Personality Development
    Personality Development
    In this Personality Development course you will learn in-depth information about personalities. You will gain a better understanding about those around you and also more about who you are and how you got to be that way. This course starts with a...
    $75.00
    0.7 CEUs 7h
  • Philosophy 101
    Philosophy 101
    Philosophy is a mystifying, confounding, and wondrous discipline that affects virtually every aspect of human existence. While it attempts to consider the big issues of our lives, including our very existence, the nature of the world, whether or not...
    $85.00
    1.0 CEUs 10h
  • Pre-Algebra 101
    Pre-Algebra 101
    An understanding of algebra is a foundational skill to virtually all topics in higher-level mathematics, and it is useful in science, statistics, accounting, and numerous other professional and academic areas. This course builds a bridge between sim...
    $75.00
    1.4 CEUs 14h
  • Proofreading and Copyediting 101
    Proofreading and Copyediting 101
    Become a Skilled Proofreader or Copyeditor If you're looking for a new career path or if you're a writer who wants to improve your writing skills, learning how to proofread and copyedit with our easy to follow, in-depth course, may be just what ...
    $75.00
    1.2 CEUs 12h
  • Punctuation and Grammar 101
    Punctuation and Grammar 101
    Do you need a refresher course in basic punctuation and grammar? Is your business writing, school writing or personal writing a disaster and you're tired of stressing over mistakes? Improper grammar and punctuation is a sign for some people, right...
    $80.00
    1.1 CEUs 11h
  • Second Grade Curriculum
    Second Grade Curriculum
    There is no specific national school curriculum in the U.S. Many states don't develop their own particular curriculum, but rather adopt standards of knowledge that students are expected to master. In recent decades there has been some general agree...
    $75.00
    0.4 CEUs 4h
  • Solving Classroom Discipline Problems
    Solving Classroom Discipline Problems
    Managing an efficient classroom, one that fosters learning, understanding and cooperation requires discipline and clear, firm rules. The goal for any teacher is to maintain a sufficient amount of control over the class so that students are not disru...
    $75.00
    0.9 CEUs 9h
  • Special Education 101: Foundations, Purpose, & Challenges
    Special Education 101: Foundations, Purpose, & Challenges
    Special Education 101 is the first in a series of relevant, innovative and dynamic courses developed and taught by a leading educator in this field. This course explains why people with disabilities deserve respect rather than pity in their ques...
    $95.00
    3.0 CEUs 30h
  • Speed Reading 101
    Speed Reading 101
    Speed reading provides you with the tools and information you need to improve not only the speed that you read, but your comprehension and concentration as well. Speed reading will also provide you with effective tools that you can use when you're i...
    $75.00
    0.7 CEUs 7h
  • Spelling 101
    Spelling 101
    Do you use your Spell Check on your computer obsessively? Are you afraid to write anything without a dictionary or computer spelling program? Are you receiving low grades on schoolwork because of poor spelling? Are your business emails filled with...
    $75.00
    0.7 CEUs 7h
  • Third Grade Curriculum
    Third Grade Curriculum
    Third grade is a crucial time when children start to master communication skills. As students have refined their vocabularies and writing techniques, teachers can provide them with the activities, guidance and space to strengthen those skills to com...
    $75.00
    0.4 CEUs 4h
  • Typing and Keyboarding 101
    Typing and Keyboarding 101
    Today, knowing how to type fast is almost a necessity in the business world. More and more corporate-world employees are being asked to create reports, sales letters, business plans, blogs, web content, forecasts and more. Knowing how to type ca...
    $75.00
    2.0 CEUs 20h
  • Understanding Learning Styles
    Understanding Learning Styles
    Welcome to this course on learning styles. After completing it, you should have a basic understanding of different learning styles and how they apply to today's students. You will learn about: the beginnings of learning style theory multiple in...
    $75.00
    0.7 CEUs 7h
  • Vocabulary Building
    Vocabulary Building
    Are you interested in building your vocabulary? Do you feel that your writing or your speaking vocabulary is below average? The purpose of Vocabulary Building is to beef up your everyday vocabulary with words that you could use in everyday conversat...
    $75.00
    0.5 CEUs 5h
  • World Religions 101
    World Religions 101
    World Religions 101 provides a clear and concise introduction to the major world religions. You'll learn about the people, places, practices and philosophies shaping today's events. Some religions might be familiar, some strange and some you may ...
    $75.00
    0.9 CEUs 9h
  • Writing Basics 101: Spelling, Grammar, Punctuation, Writing Structures
    Writing Basics 101: Spelling, Grammar, Punctuation, Writing Structures
    Most of us learned spelling and grammar in elementary school and brushed up on the rules occasionally in junior high or middle school. Once we entered high school, it was assumed we knew and remembered all of the essentials -- and slowly we discov...
    $90.00
    2.9 CEUs 29h
  • Writing Help Course Bundle
    Writing Help Course Bundle
    Writing Basics 101: Spelling, Grammar, Punctuation, Writing Structures: Most of us learned spelling and grammar in elementary school and brushed up on the rules occasionally in junior high or middle school. Once we entered high school, it was a...
    $135.00
    6.1 CEUs 61h
  • Writing Improvement 101
    Writing Improvement 101
    We know that effective writing will help students in their coursework but it's equally important to write well in the workplace. If a job interviewer is considering two qualified candidates, the candidate who can write well will have the edge. If yo...
    $90.00
    1.3 CEUs 13h
  • Writing Women's Fiction
    Writing Women's Fiction
    Statistics from the American Bookseller Association and Book Industry Study Group show that women's fiction makes up 40 percent of adult popular fiction sold in the United States. It also makes up about 60 percent of adult popular fiction paperback...
    $90.00
    1.0 CEUs 10h
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