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Earn Graduate Credit

Many PBS TeacherLine courses offer learners the opportunity to earn graduate credits. Depending on the course you choose, you may have the opportunity to earn graduate credit from one of our national graduate credit providers or from a local college or university. To learn more about graduate credit and CEUs for national courses, please refer to these frequently asked questions .

To find which opportunities are available for your course, locate your exact course section in the course catalog and click the “View Details / Enroll” link.

The PBS TeacherLine course hours determines how many graduate credits you can earn:

  • 15-hour PBS TeacherLine course 1 credit hour
  • 30-hour PBS TeacherLine course 2 credit hours
  • 45-hour PBS TeacherLine course 3 credit hours

How to Apply

  1. Enroll in one or more PBS TeacherLine courses.
  2. If you are enrolled in a program of study, verify with your college or university that the credits are transferable.
  3. Once the course has begun, login to the course site. Read the graduate credit information in the “Announcements” area of the course site, and register and pay using the link provided.
  4. You will have until the course end date to register and pay for your credits with any provider.
  5. Some providers automatically send one transcript to the address on record, others require you to submit a fee and request for your grade to be sent to you. Please wait to request a transcript until your course grades have been posted by your facilitator.


The cost to obtain graduate credits is in addition to the tuition paid for the course, and is paid directly by the learner to the credit-granting institution.

Please check the following Web sites for pricing information:

Earn Continuing Education Credit

Many states and districts offer learners the opportunity to earn continuing education credits for taking PBS TeacherLine courses. Please see our CEU Help page for more details.

Proximity Promoter 24×7» – Software for Bluetooth Advertising (Bluetooth Marketing) #sms #broadcasting


«Proximity Promoter 24×7» – Software for Bluetooth Advertising (Bluetooth Marketing)

«Proximity Promoter 24×7» is a modern promotional tool, which you can take advantage of to develop your business actively. Let your computer get in touch with your potential buyer and convey your promotional message to him. Let it work on this around the clock; that’s a lot better than handing out promotional materials through promotional folks! Moreover, the software will let you cut your advertisement budget, since a computer doesn’t require paying it wages!

Download demo version «Proximity Promoter 24×7» here (Bluetooth Advertising Software).
Major features of the application
  • «Proximity Promoter 24×7» provides free transmission of any files (text, melodies, pictures, movies) to mobile and fixed devices over Bluetooth connectivity.
  • Bluetooth transmitters are regular Bluetooth Dongles sold at approximately $15.
  • Distribution of promotional materials (as files) to any Bluetooth devices (mobile phones, smartphones, hand-held devices, communicators, laptops, mini-laptop computers) within coverage.
  • You can use «Proximity Promoter 24×7» for distributing your promo materials with no time constraints, i.e. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, year around, without any additional expenses whatsoever.
  • «Proximity Promoter 24×7» allows broadcasting advertisement within a range of up to 100 meters (depending on your Bluetooth adaptor).
  • Simultaneous distribution of advertisement to 1. 7 Bluetooth devices located within coverage area (depending on your Bluetooth adaptor).
  • Does not require any special hardware – only a computer (PC, laptop) and a Bluetooth adaptor. The application runs fine on mini-laptop computers, such as Asus eeePC 701/901, MSI Wind U90/U100/U120.
  • Runs on any computer under Microsoft® Windows® XP/Vista/7; i.e. literally any computer can be used for running your advertising campaign.
  • Flexible configuration settings allow running promotions by a variety of algorithms, not bothering your prospective customers. Please do not spam to avoid negative response from your customers. Plan your advertising campaign carefully!
  • The program maintains a database of subscribers who have already been sent certain files, so that the same material is not sent to them again.
  • Project-oriented approach and centralized database allow running several advertising campaigns, quickly switch between them and remain independent from external files.
  • Only one advertising campaign can be active, but its content can be controlled depending on current date/time.
  • Built-in scheduler allows fully automating distribution, launching different advertising campaigns and ceasing them at appointed moments.
  • Absolutely any files can be distributed; however, keep in mind that the files must be viewable on your customers’ Bluetooth devices. You are recommended to distribute files of formats known to a vast majority of the devices:
    • Image files in JPG (banners, flyers, leaflets).
    • Audio files in MP3 (ringtones, musical greetings).
    • Video files in 3GP.
    • Text files.
    • Business cards – vCard.
  • But also with hardly any trouble you can spread:
    • Animated graphic files in GIF (banners, flyers, leaflets).
    • Audio files in any other formats.
    • Video files in any other formats.
    • Calendar event files in vCal.
    • Java applications and games.
    • Any other files.
Application interface supports multiple languages:

Download demo version
«Proximity Promoter 24×7»

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Voice Broadcast And IVR Solutions

Database Systems Corp. (DSC) has been in business since 1978 and is a leading technology provider for call centers including automated phone systems as well as hosted phone services. Our phone systems contain state-of-the-art technology that supports voice broadcasting and IVR (interactive voice response) applications.

History Of Success

DSC has been providing its customers with computer technology software and systems since its inception. DSC clients include international corporations, governments, educational institutions, local communities, and small businesses alike. From database design to complete computer system and phone system integration, our products have met or exceeded the expectations of our clients.

Contact DSC to learn more about our call center products and services.

Database Systems Corp. Technology

Database Systems Corp. is unique in that we provide call center phone systems and outsourcing services. Combine this with our experienced application development team, we can deliver both off the shelf solutions and customized turnkey applications.

Phone Systems

To deliver phone applications and services, DSC has developed two series of phone systems. These systems are used exclusively at our own call centers and are provided directly to our clients. Our computer telephony software and systems support as few as four analog phone lines to hundreds of digital lines.

Call Center Outsourcing Services

These centers provide secure and redundant environments for the maximum protection of our outsourcing clients. From small calling campaigns to projects that require broadcasting millions of calls, our call outsourcing center can do the job!

Application Development Services

DSC has a proven record of delivering successful phone applications in a wide variety of industries.

This success can only be achieved through the dedication and skill of our application development team.

Our professionals are experienced in the development of virtually any type of inbound and outbound call application.

For a listing of some of our applications and clients, please visit our IVR applications and voice broadcast applications web pages.

Computer Telephony Products

Computer Telephony Integration (CTI ), is a concept that enables computers to know about and control phone functions such as making and receiving voice, fax, and data calls. The integration of telephone software and computer systems is a major development in the evolution of the automated office. DSC is a leading provider of computer telephony phone systems and software. Our call center softphone places shared telephony functions on the user’s desktop.

Interactive Voice Response

Interactive Voice Response (IVR) automates the personal interaction of telephone callers with the computerized phone system. Automated phone systems have used voice recorded prompts and menus to present information to callers. Touch-tone telephone keypad entries are gathered from the caller to collect information and navigational data.

Database Systems Corp. has developed an award winning IVR phone system that includes our extensive IVR software development library. Using this technology, our experienced staff can develop IVR applications quickly for both turnkey IVR systems or when using our IVR outsourcing services.

Voice Broadcasting

Voice broadcasting is a mass communications technique that can send phone messages by computer to hundreds or thousands of call recipients at once. This technology has both commercial and community applications such as notification and call reminders.

DSC is a pioneer in the development of voice broadcasting systems and in providing voice message broadcasting services. To take an online tour, visit the voice broadcasting demonstration webpage. Also please view the sample voice broadcasting reports webpage.

Manage Voice Broadcasting Using Your Smartphone

DSC now lets you manage your voice broadcasting campaigns using your smartphone. The following easy to use functions are available to smartphone users.

  • Login to your account
  • Select a list of phone numbers to call
  • Select saved recordings to broadcast
  • Record messages by calling our service
  • Start and Stop a voice broadcast
  • Monitor the voice broadcast in progress

The DSC smartphone application now lets you manage any number of voice broadcasts using simple phone commands. Contact DSC to learn more about this simple way to control your voice broadcasting and to obtain a copy of this smartphone application.

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