Continuing Education Classes -Education, Nonprofit and Language

AquariologyDevelop a High Performance LifeEffective Teacher Training
French Beginners Level ISign Language Level ISign Language Level II
Spanish Beginners Level ISpanish Level II

 

New Course!  Aquariology
This course provides students with a broad background in the basic science of aquarium keeping, including water chemistry, filtration, nutrition, breeding and disease diagnosis and treatment. It is designed for aquaculture students who would like to become more familiar with issues specific to aquaria and ornamental species, students who are interested in pursuing a career as a professional aquarist, or anyone considering entering the aquarium hobby. Upon completion, students should be able to set up a successful aquarium, make appropriate choices in stocking an aquarium, recognize disease symptoms, develop a feeding program, and develop a breeding program for a variety of ornamental fishes.
Course Fee: $125–Book Fee: none
Start Date
09-14-2018 Fridays 10 am-2 pm, 10 sessions, Howard Bldg., Rm. 120

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Develop a High Performance Life
This course will help you develop action plans for both mental and physical fitness and acquire positive habits that build a sustainable high performance life and career.
Course Fee: $70–Book Fee: $30
Start Date
09-25-2018 Tuesday 6 – 8 pm, 12 sessions, Wayne West Bldg., Rm. TBA

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Effective Teacher Training
This class is great for anyone interested in being a substitute teacher or anyone that would like to learn more about lesson planning and teaching methods. Topics include instructional preparation and presentation, student interaction, time management, learning expectations, evaluation and curriculum principles and planning. Prerequisite: None
Course Fee: $70–Book Fee: $35
Start Date
10-29-2018   Mondays     5:30 – 8:30 pm, 8 sessions, Wayne West Bldg., Rm. 219

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French Beginners Level I
This course is intended for students with no or minimal previous experience with the French language who need to learn French for the workplace or everyday situations. The course emphasizes communicative proficiency, with special attention to the development of oral and listening skills, and cultural insights. Classroom activities are varied and interactive and are focused on acquiring all four language competencies (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) simultaneously – always in the context of a cultural narrative.
Course Fee: $125–Book Fee: $17 (available in class)
Start Date
09-24-2018   M/W    6 – 8:30 pm, 19 sessions, Wayne West Bldg., Rm. 113

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Sign Language Level I
In this class for beginners, you will learn each of the 26 letters in the English alphabet that are represented with a unique sign in American Sign Language (ASL). You will also learn about laws affecting the deaf community and receive an introduction to the profession of interpreting and other career options for signers. Learn how to introduce yourself, form questions and exchange information, describe your surroundings, and tell about your family and about the community where you live.
Course Fee: $125–Book Fee: $75
Start Date
09-18-2018    T/Th       6 – 8 pm, 24 sessions, Wayne West Bldg., Rm. 323

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Sign Language Level II
Students learn advanced vocabulary and grammar in this intermediate-level workbook for serious ASL students. More dialogues, ASL performances (storytelling, poetry and Deaf Culture legends) keep students signing naturally. Prerequisite: Sign Language Level I or similar skills.
Course Fee: $125–Book Fee: $85

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Spanish Level I
Gain the ability to communicate and use the most common structures of the language. Become familiar with greetings and basic commands used in daily situations. Little or no Spanish language abilities required. Includes culture component.
Course Fee: $125–Book Fee: $20
09-18-2018     T/Th       6 – 9 pm, 16 sessions, Wayne West Bldg., Rm. 322

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Spanish, Level II
Expands on the basics taken in the Beginning Spanish course or brush-up on skills learned in college or high school.
Course Fee: $125–Book Fee: $17.75

Contact CCED at 252-222-6200 to be added to an interest list for next course date.

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