Going Green

Going Green
Price: 
$140.00

Course Hours: 
25
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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Our Going Green course will teach students simple, budget-friendly ways to help them and their families live a healthier, more planet-friendly lifestyle. With step-by-step instruction, our students will access uncomplicated solutions to help them conserve, reduce, reuse, and recycle, and, thus, minimize impact on the planet. They will discover that even small changes make a difference and that going green is good for our health, the planet, and even our budgets.

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify what it means to be green and how to reuse
  • Recognize how to make your home green
  • Recall how to create a sustainable yard and outside environment
  • Identify how to make simple changes to enhance your green lifestyle  

Going Green Module 1
What does it mean to be green?

Green is not only healthy, inspiring, and possible. It is also necessary. In this module you will learn why you should go green and the simplest changes you can make right now.

  • Green Power
  • Waste and Recycling  
  • Reuse Existing Resources
  • Eat Organic
  • Unplug

Going Green Module 2
Greening Your Consumption

Consume smarter. In this section, you will take steps to green your home, your energy and your appetite.

  • DIY Cleaners
  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
  • Becoming Water Conscious
  • Energy Offsetting and Auditing
  • Organic: Safe, Local, Clean

Going Green Module 3
Greening Your Look

This section will teach you how to green your appearance, not just through your clothes, hygiene, and/or beauty regiment, but also the ever-stressful appearance of your yard. Your neighbors can’t compete!

  • Sustainable Yards and Gardens
  • Green Pest Management and Weed Control
  • Composting
  • Organic Clothing and Green Fabrics
  • Green Personal Care Products

Going Green Module 4
Next Level: Greening Your Travel, Others, and Extreme Lifestyle Choices

In this last section, you will learn how to make smarter, more environmentally friendly choices regarding local and non-local travel, as well as make better choices for those around you. If your passion to go green extends beyond the simple steps of previous chapters, this module will help you go above and beyond green consumption.

  • Carbon Emissions, Oil Supply, and Driving Smarter
  • Alternative Modes of Transportation
  • Slow Travel, Ecotourism, and Green Business
  • Green Kids From Birth
  • Green Homes and Communities 

Ed4Online is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Online has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Online has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Online is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

 

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

While our courses are accessible through multiple mobile learning platforms, some courses may include a CD or DVD with the Textbook, so you may need access to a computer with CD-ROM or DVD Drive.

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player
  • Courses that include a CD-ROM or DVD may require an external drive and Parallels software to view.