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Zoonotic Disease and Biosecurity [R] 2.00 Every year, zoological organizations are faced by new challenges in maintaining the health of their animal collections. Zoonosis, or disease that can be spread between species, forms one of the greatest threats to the safety of animals, guests, and keepers. Using a case study from a zoonotic disease concern at the San Diego Zoo, you will learn the basics of zoonotic disease identification and prevention, including standard record keeping, best practices, health and safety protocols for keepers, and the understanding of how disease can be spread.
Zoom Meeting Basics 0.50 Zoom is a web-based video conferencing tool with a local, desktop client and a mobile app that allows users to meet online, with or without video. Zoom users can choose to record sessions, collaborate on projects, and share or annotate on one another’s screens, all with one easy-to-use platform. In this course we will go through the major features of Zoom Meetings.
Zoological Record Keeping [R] 2.00 Keeping accurate animal-care records is an important part of zookeeping and a requirement for AZA accreditation and permitting. Standardized information systems that can be transferred and maintained collaboratively between organizations can help you identify health issues, develop sustainable species populations, and address conservation challenges. Using a case study from a zoonotic disease concern at the San Diego Zoo, you will learn the basics of record keeping, including standard abbreviations, animal identification systems, best practices in reporting, and a list of record types every accredited facility should maintain.
Zoo Exhibit Design: Past, Present and Future 1.00 This presentation will give a brief history of zoos and animal exhibit design, discuss the theories behind modern exhibitry and the process for implementing them, and will end with a look at where exhibit design is headed in the future.
Youth Development Trends: Focus on Older Youth: Programming Approaches 1.00 The Center for Early Adolescence at the University of North Carolina and the Search Institute have found that early adolescence is a time of rapid change in youth development and developmental needs. For many children, the characteristic needs of early adolescence begin to emerge as early as age nine, when children are still in elementary school and attending traditional school-age care programs. School-age care professionals who understand these emerging needs are better equipped to create successful program experiences with older children in their programs. In this course, we will examine programming approaches that address the needs of older youth.
Youth Development Trends: Focus on Older Youth: Developmental Needs 1.00 The Center for Early Adolescence at the University of North Carolina and the Search Institute have found that early adolescence is a time of rapid change in youth development and developmental needs. For many children, the characteristic needs of early adolescence begin to emerge as early as age nine, when children are still in elementary school and attending traditional school-age care programs. School-age care professionals who understand these emerging needs are better equipped to create successful program experiences with older children in their programs. In this course, we will explore the developmental needs of older youth.
Young Worker Safety Training: Modules 2 & 3 0.50 This course is intended to be a primer for the Young Worker Safety and Health Training. Modules 2 & 3 expand on the concepts looked at in Module 1 of the Young Worker Safety Training. Topics covered include young worker injuries and illnesses, identification of job hazards, finding solutions to hazards on the job, an overview of personal protective equipment (PPE), and understanding your rights and responsibilities as a young worker.
Young Worker Safety Training: Module 1 - English 0.25 The Center for Young Worker Safety and Health at Georgia Tech Research Institute strives to coordinate and promote the efforts of health and safety training programs throughout the Southeast. In this course participants will learn about young worker injuries and illnesses, as well as ways to reduce these injuries and illnesses. This course will also identify workplace hazards and go over young worker rights and responsibilities; an overview of the Young Worker Labor Laws.
Writing the Annual Development Plan 1.00 The key to success in any Development department is having a solid plan. Development Planning helps you stay on task and stick to your goals when everyone is pulling you in multiple directions. Planning also gives you the option to be flexible when necessary. In this Webinar you will learn the key elements of a successful Annual Development Plan and have a toolkit for your own planning. This Webinar will help you: understand the development function and how it interacts with, and relates to the functions of other departments; create a development philosophy that guides your overall vision for success; set development goals; create action plans for each area of responsibility within the development function; create donor contact plans; understand the various development categories and identify the categories you are responsible for in your organization; and, identify material needs for your development office, download examples of materials and edit them for your own use.
Worms, Germs and You (Introduction to Zoonotic Disease) 0.50 Worms, Germs, and You is an introductory course to the basic principles of zoonotic disease education and disease prevention. You will learn about some basic disease biology and terminology, as well as a variety of prevention techniques to be applied at work and at home. Finally, a few zoonotic disease examples will reinforce lessons learned and help you apply some of this information to real disease scenarios. When remembered and practiced, the material in Worms, Germs, and You will greatly decrease your chances of contracting a zoonotic disease.
World Class Wellness 1.00 In 2011, San Diego Zoo Global rolled out the "Roar Longer" program, a comprehensive workplace wellness program. For two years, this program has successfully taken engagement, productivity, and health minded thinking to another level. In this webinar, Tim Mulligan, Chief Human Resources Officer for San Diego Zoo Global, will teach participants the tricks of the trade in building a results-oriented wellness program.
World Class Innovations in Human Resources 1.00 This is one webinar any HR professional/organizational leader will not want to miss. Chief HR Officer of the World Famous San Diego Zoo, Tim Mulligan, will share some of the newest innovations in the ever-changing HR landscape - including employee product branding; creating a Leadership Brand; innovative ways to reward and recognize; and how to foster innovation within your organization.
Working with Minors (Collection) 2.00 This collection includes Reporting and Abuse Laws, Campus Policies, Developmental Differences and Establishing Boundaries.
Working with Clouded Leopards in Thailand 1.00 The clouded leopard is a charismatic and shy big cat native to the jungles of South East Asia. There are only 277 clouded leopards in a managed environment worldwide. In this presentation we go to the Kheow Khao Open Zoo in Thailand to work with 34 clouded leopards housed at the Clouded Leopard Breeding Consortium. We will learn about the hands-on strategy used in breeding two very different pairings of clouded leopards. Visiting the native country of the clouded leopard will not only broaden your perspective and your base knowledge of the species but will also teach you about the customs, culture and climate of their native habitat.
Working Safely with Dangerous Animals [R] 2.50 This course is designed to teach the important foundation of working safely with dangerous animals. You will learn general strategies for working safely in a zoological environment as well as specific strategies for managing and working with the great apes, venomous and large reptiles, large carnivores, and ungulates. These topics are essential for working safely and preventing injury in a zoological environment.
Word 2013 Basics: Text Formatting 1.50 In this course, you will learn to: change the appearance of text by applying character formatting, align text by using tabs, format paragraphs by aligning text, adding borders, and applying bullets and numbering, and change paragraph indents, line spacing, and paragraph spacing.
Word 2013 Basics: Tables 1.50 In this course you will learn to: create tables and convert text to tables, select elements in, add text to, and apply formatting to text in a table, and add and delete rows and columns, change column width and row height, align tables, and merge and split cells.
Word 2013 Basics: Proofing, Printing, and Exporting 1.25 In this course you will learn to: proof a document by checking spelling and grammar by using the thesaurus, use AutoCorrect to insert text automatically, and preview and print documents, create PDF and XPS documents, and convert PDF files to Word documents.
Word 2013 Basics: Page Layout 1.00 In this course you will learn to: add headers and footers to a document, and set and change the margins of a document, change page orientation, set text flow options, and add and delete manual page breaks.
Word 2013 Basics: Graphics 0.75 In this course you will learn to: insert graphics and clip art, and move graphics, wrap text around graphics, and modify graphics by cropping, rotating, and resizing them as well as adjusting contrast, brightness, and compression.
Word 2013 Basics: Getting Started 1.50 In this course, you will learn to: use the elements of the Word window, create and save documents, and navigate a document and select text by using the keyboard and the mouse.
Word 2013 Basics: Editing Text 1.50 In this course you will learn to: insert and delete text, insert the date and time, insert symbols and special characters, and create hyperlinks, use the Undo and Redo commands, cut, copy, and paste text, and find and replace text.
Who Needs Events? How Events Can Serve Your Organization 1.00 This course will cover the various types and purposes of events that San Diego Zoo Global produces and relate how similar events can serve your organization. Presentation will cite specific examples and provide event tips.
What's Bugging You? Communicable Diseases 0.17 This course identifies health effects and agents for six common communicable disease exposures. By the end of this course, participants will be able to identify six common communicable diseases, their effects, their routes of transmission, as well as methods to prevent transmission of these diseases. This course also focuses on how to strategize the elements of an effective school or workplace policy to prevent or eliminate exposure.
Wellness Programs 0.25 Creating a wellness program for employees can help maintain a high level of well being through proper diet, exercise, stress management and illness prevention. This course will help participants understand the significance of a wellness program, educate management on the benefits of productivity and the costs of its loss due to illnesses, establish steps necessary to implement and maintain a successful wellness program, establish a method of testing the success of a wellness program, and assess which wellness programs are best for various work environments.

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