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College Transitions College Readiness
with Ander Thebaud
Part of our College Transitions program, this course helps college bound learners navigate many of the challenges of the first semester of college. Topics include, but aren't limited to: applications, financial aid, course selection, study skills, time management, and organizational skills. Graduates of this class claim, "I would not have made it through my first semester without this class."
College Transitions Math
with Trudy Martin
“The best way to learn math is to do math.” Complete an intensive brush up of basic skills with an introduction to Algebra. Review fractions, decimals, percents, and basic algebra for college math. Learn to use online sources for supplementing your math knowledge. Practice math online, including preparing for the computerized Accuplacer exam. Test taking strategies, note taking and study skills are covered as well.
College Transitions Reading and Writing
with Sasha Alsop
This course is designed to help you build reading, writing and critical thinking skills for college level reading and writing. Learn tricks for understanding and remembering college texts. Build confidence in your writing. Skills you develop in this class will help you in all your college courses or job trainings.
Computer Basics for the Beginner
with Trudy Martin
**Please note the starting date for this course is now: Oct. 4th.** Are you only using your computer to play solitaire? Need to learn to use a computer for a job? Do you want to learn more about using the computer but not sure where to turn? Our Computer Basics for the Beginner class offers a small group setting for personal attention. Some skills covered in class are creating email, using the Internet, and becoming more comfortable with the computer. You can bring your own PC laptop or use one of ours. New this semester, included with the course cost, is an individual tutoring session after the 4 classes have met. At the tutoring session you can work on your own projects and goals.
Computer Series for Seniors: Session 2 Working With Photos
with Trudy Martin
The days of getting actual photographs of your grandchildren is becoming a thing of the past. Our days are filled with pictures, but where will the images be in ten years? Come to this class to learn how to receive, send, edit, save, and organize your photos. Bring your phone (along with your Windows laptop or tablet) if it has pictures on it that you want to save. This class is not for those who are new to computers. Ideally, participants would have taken the first session, Managing Your Files, offered in this series. This class is not designed for Ipads or Macbooks.
with Healthy Acadia
Learn how to cook healthy food on a budget! This no-cost, 6 session cooking class is offered in partnership with Healthy Acadia. The series offers participants an opportunity to learn about easy ways to prepare healthy, family-friendly, delicious meals and stretch food dollars. Participants work together to create a meal each week and sample their recipe. Free take-home ingredients will be provided for all participants. This series is designed to engage community members who are experiencing low income, and who want to gain knowledge and skills to eat health food on a limited budget. Participants are requested to commit to all six classes in the series. No class 11/28.
Drumming & Percussion
with Kevin Campbell
Master drummer/multi-instrumentalist Kevin Campbell will teach traditional West African and South American rhythms on a wide variety of drums and percussion instruments, ie. djembe, dunun, gourd shakers and balafon. In addition, he will combine specific hand drumming techniques with accompanying songs and percussion complements. All instruments provided and participants are encouraged to bring their own. All levels of experience and non-experience are welcome.
Electric 101: Basics for the Homeowner
with David Webb, Sr.
Electric 101: Basics for the Homeowner Learn the basics in electrical theory, electrical safety, and electrical code (NEC 2017) pertaining to residential wiring and load calculations. This course will teach safety and allow the student to do basic device changes (receptacles, switches, dimmers, rheostats, lamps, lighting, ceiling fans, etc.). It will not equip a student to wire a home or to even wire a branch circuit. Class includes classroom time, hands on experience and a visit to a work site. No class 10/31.