Continuing Education Classes -Education, Nonprofit and Language
|Aquariology||Develop a High Performance Life||Effective Teacher Training|
|Culinary French||French Level I||Sign Language Level I||Sign Language Level II|
|Spanish Level I||Spanish Level II|
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. This class meets for two Saturdays, 1 – 5 pm.
Course Fee: $125–Book Fee: none
Develop a High Performance Life
The most productive and successful people possess habits and mindsets that support their goals and dreams. They know personal development is essential if they want to achieve their purpose and potential. 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
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: $40
07-22-2019 M/T/W/Th 9 am – 4 pm, 4 sessions, Wayne West Bldg., Rm. 221
This course is intended for students with no or minimal previous experience with the French language who need to learn French for the culinary arts. 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.
Course Fee: $70–Book Fee: none
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)
05-21-2019 T/Th 6 – 9 pm, 16 sessions, Wayne West Bldg., TBA
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. Textbook: Signing Naturally Units 1 – 6.
Course Fee: $125–Book Fee: $120
05-14-2019 T/Th 6 – 8 pm, 24 sessions, Wayne West Bldg., Rm. TBA
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
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
05-30-2019 T/Th 6 – 9 pm, 16 sessions, Wayne West Bldg., Rm. TBA