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Attracting (and Keeping) New Supporters in the Digital, Engagement Age 1.00 There are more non-profits in the market every day, but less donors. Is this a recipe for disaster, or an opportunity for us to transform what donor acquisition, retention and stewardship look like in our digital age? Join us during this 60 minute webinar to learn what innovative donor engagement in 2013 looks like by walking through some of the San Diego Zoo Global's recent digital campaign hits and misses to see how you can help your organization rise above this changing donor landscape.
Autism and Bullying: A Specialist Module for Schools and the Wider Children's Workforce 0.17 The course is designed to give participants an understanding of autism and Autism Spectrum Conditions, as well as bullying in the context of autism. Participants will learn a greater understanding of ways to support children with autism in the context of school bullying. By the end they will have an awareness of some anti-bullying interventions that can be implemented in a school setting and feel more able to identify and tackle bullying of children with autism.
Avian Conservation Programs How To Become Involved 1.00 The field conservation and the zoo communities are partnering at an increasing rate to conserve birds in the wild and in zoos. Avian management techniques that were developed in zoos are being utilized to benefit wild populations. Developing your skills and experiences has a direct impact on species in the wild while also creating career development opportunities. Learn how to become more involved in local and international avian conservation.
AZA Government Affairs: What Happens in DC Doesn't Stay in DC 1.00 It is important for zoo and aquarium professionals to be knowledgeable about the legislative and regulatory activities around them because government actions could impact their work environments and their day-to-day activities. Zoo and aquarium personnel involved in the import, export, breeding, shipment, receipt, sale, transportation, or display of wildlife should be familiar with existing national and international wildlife laws. This webinar will examine some of the key U.S. laws, regulations and governmental processes which affect zoos and aquariums and how these measures directly impact directors, curators and keepers alike.
Basic Building Construction #1511 (Instructor Guide) 1.00 This is the Instructor Guide for Lesson #1511 Basic Building Construction. This instructor guide provides the instructor with lesson background, key points, and delivery methods. Required lesson materials including lesson plan, presentation, application activity, and evaluation quiz with answer key. Included in this guide is an explanation video of the presentation that describes each slide of the lesson. This guide also details the lesson application activity and provides instruction for assigning the activity.
Basic Building Construction (NYS04) 1.00 This is a basic lesson for the introduction or review of building construction for the firefighter. The lesson defines five types of building construction and identifies the risks and hazards associated with fighting fires in these structures. The lesson is evaluated with a final multiple-choice quiz. A grade of 80% or better is required to pass this course.
Basic First Aid 0.34 This course is designed to give participants the skills they need to perform basic first aid for a wide range of injuries and sudden illnesses. Some topics covered include; the chain of survival, initial assessment, and how to properly bandage and dress wounds. By the end of this course participants will have learned proper first aid for bleeding, shock, burns, chocking, fractures, heart attacks, and much more.
Basic Health & Safety Requirements for Certification 6.00 Best practices and standards for health and safety are the foundation of quality child care. Meeting the basic health and safety needs of all children sets the stage for positive child outcomes. This health and safety orientation module provides an overview of the basic health and safety requirements and best practices in nine of the topic areas outlined in the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Reauthorization of 2015. The topics are as follows: Safe spaces; Transportation safety; Handling and storage of hazardous materials; Emergency preparedness; Prevention and control of infectious disease; Food and allergic reactions and how to respond; Administration of medication; Shaken baby syndrome/abusive head trauma; Safe sleep and SUIDS prevention. This course is designed to meet your professional development needs. It can be taken as a stand-alone learning event, or as part of a broader early childhood education curriculum. In addition to state child care regulations, there may be other health and safety measures required by your municipality, township, or county. Check with county or local offices for information on local health and safety requirements.
Become an Energenius® [R] 2.00 CalSAC has partnered with the Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) to bring the Energenius® Out-of-School Time Program to our online training platform. This FREE environmental stewardship curriculum is designed to engage children and youth to think about how they use energy, how energy is measured, paid for, and ways to save energy. Children and youth will understand how they can help reduce the impacts of energy use and production on the environment, and also practice influencing others to take energy-saving actions. Additionally, the curriculum is uniquely and intentionally designed to engage families in energy and water conservation habits. Become an Energenius® is Activity Guide #4 in the 4-part Energenius® Out-of-School Time Program. The curriculum and activities are designed to engage children and youth to think about how they can save energy, how to recycle, reduce and reuse, and actions they will take to promote energy efficiency in their homes and community. This course will prepare participants to deliver the activities from the Become an Energenius® Activity Guide as well as sharing energy saving resources with families.
Becoming a World Famous Mentor 1.00 A world class employee mentoring program can build solidarity among your staff. It can help support stronger internal promotions from within your company, which is more cost-effective than recruiting outsiders. Mentoring creates better relationships between staff members, improves your bottom line by making your employees more efficient, and truly supports having a highly engaged workforce. Learn how the world famous San Diego Zoo put together a best-of-class Employee Mentoring Program, and how you can emulate this in your own company.
Bed Bug Protection Tips 0.17 Bed bugs don't play favorites, anyone can get them. This course helps participants understand the characteristics of bed bugs, what the health risks are, basic inspection tips, and prevention tips for the home, field, and office.
Benefits of Connecting Seniors and Young Children (CDA 3) 2.00 This course focuses on involving senior adults in child care and education programs. Discover the benefits to the children, senior adults, your program and you when seniors are involved. This course is designed to be part of a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™ curriculum. It covers CDA Subject Area 3: Supporting Children's Social and Emotional Development and may also be taken as a stand-alone learning event, or as part of a broader early childhood education curriculum.
Best Practices in Red Panda Management 1.00 In this webinar attendees will learn about best practice husbandry techniques for red panda. The San Diego Zoo has had red pandas since the 1940’s. Nicki Boyd has worked with red panda for 20 years and has put together information on breeding, housing, nutrition, veterinary care, exhibit design, training, and enrichment. The webinar also contains some of the latest information on conservation of red panda in the wild. This webinar will go over the basic best practices from experts in red panda care and shows the San Diego Zoo’s red panda management of this
Bioinspiration: A Novel Activity to Engage Students in Creativity and STEM 1.00 Bioinspiration, also known as biomimicry, is an interdisciplinary process in which biological principles and elements are studied in order to draw analogies to be applied to human innovation. We will first define bioinspiration through examples of past successes. Next, we will discuss why conservation organizations like San Diego Zoo Global are interested in this field and how conservation may benefit from the involvement of engineers and industry. Participants will enjoy an adaptation tour of some of San Diego Zoo Global’s diverse plant and animal collections, highlighting examples of how the natural world can inspire engineering. His talk will include an interactive exercise to help stimulate creative thinking based around bioinspiration.
Biomimicry/Bioinspiration: a novel activity to further conservation involving engineers, business, and San Diego Zoo Global 1.00 Bioinspiration, also known as biomimicry, is an interdisciplinary process in which biological principles and elements are studied in order to draw analogies to be applied to human innovation. Learn how we introduce students to the concept of bioinspiration through a variety of education programs. We will also describe our approach when working with students to foster creativity and think in new and innovative ways.
Birds 2.00 This course will provide an introduction to birds, including an overview of physical characteristics, habitat, behavior, reproduction and the conservation efforts dedicated to protecting this taxonomic group.
Bleeding - Paramedic Overview 2.00 Clinical Pharmacologist, Nicole Acquisto, spends time in the classroom with four experienced paramedics. In this session she reviews the ALS management of the Bleeding Cascade and briefly reviews Thromboelastography.
Blended Learning 1.00 How do you effectively take a tired old lecture series or outdated formalized training and turn it into a vibrant and engaging program perfect for your learner audiences? For most organizations, blended learning is a MUST. Follow our journey from investigation to implementation of training for a variety of volunteer assignments. Explore a multitude of techniques to teach a broad range of learners effectively and efficiently. Join us as we share tips and techniques on implementing blended learning.
Bloodborne Pathogens and HIV 0.75 In this course, you will learn about the characteristics of bloodborne pathogens, diseases caused by these pathogens, such as HIV, and how they are transmitted. You will also learn the elements of an exposure control plan and how to prevent contact with or infection from contaminated body fluids. In addition, you will learn how to handle exposure incidents involving blood, and the signs, labels, and color-coding used to warn of biohazards and bloodborne pathogens. This training is provided to help employers provide a safe and healthful work environment for their employees and minimize the possibility of employee exposure to bloodborne pathogens.
BLS Diabetes Discussions 2.00 We captured an engaging discussion between a retired ALS provider and a system medical director. Michelle Cerone and Dr. Jeremy Cushman spoke about the topic of diabetes. Refreshing BLS providers can use the information from the discussion and the scenarios that were built following its conclusion to meet minimum competencies and more. Final Exam: This multiple-choice exam is designed to test your knowledge of the material you just reviewed. You have two attempts to gain an 80% or higher on this exam. Please take your time and answer each question carefully.
Bony Fishes Collection 10.00 Whether they are cruising the vast open sea, blending in with the bottom, lurking in the kelp beds, hiding in the coral, or fighting their way upstream, fish live in a world that’s vastly different than ours. In the Bony Fishes Collection, we’ll dive into this world. You’ll explore: • Bony Fishes Module 1: Physical Characteristics • Bony Fishes Module 2: Distribution and Habitat • Bony Fishes Module 3: Ecology and Behavior • Bony Fishes Module 4: Reproduction and Development • Bony Fishes Module 5: Conservation.
Brain Development in Infants and Toddlers (CDA 8) 2.00 Brain development has changed over the last 20 years. Early brain development focused mainly on the intellectual aspects of the brain, but over the last 10 years, more focus has been placed on the social emotional exchanges in infancy and how that affects brain development. Early experiences predispose how children see the world. This course is designed to be part of a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™ curriculum and covers CDA Subject Area 8, Understanding Principles of Child Development and Learning. This course can also be taken as a stand-alone learning event or as part of a broader early childhood education curriculum.
Bringing the Full Power of Science to Bear on Drug Abuse & Addiction 0.50 The National Institute on Drug Abuse's (NIDA) mission is to lead the nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. Recent scientific advances have revolutionized our understanding of drug abuse and addiction; culminating in the view of drug abuse and addiction as a chronic relapsing brain disease expressed in the form of compulsive behaviors. This understanding has improved our ability to both prevent and treat addiction. This course will teach participants the effects of drug abuse and how we can help prevent it.
Browse - The Role of Botanical Collections to Support Zoological Collections 1.00 This presentation will discuss the evolution of a browse program that has supported the husbandry and management of unique zoological species. The historic origins and the chronological development of diverse plant collections parallels the acquisition and successful husbandry of endangered species. There will be lots of examples and advice integrated into the presentation for those interested parties.
Building a Broader Base for Zoo-Based Conservation: Engaging Non-Traditional Conservationists 1.00 While it is often thought of as an activity and ideology dominated by tree-huggers, conservation should have a much wider base of participation than is often the case. Hunters, fishers, veterans, and people across the political spectrum comprise an under-developed source of support for conservation projects. In this webinar, we will focus on outreach and messaging approaches that address this opportunity for zoos, as well as the larger conservation community.

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