Continue to learn: Continuing Ed & Extended Learning courses at SCC

Friday, April 8, 2016

Spring  2016 at Shoreline Community College

We've added to our Continuing Education program!

Along with our new, Bridges to Shoreline offerings (computer training, and business and professional development offerings), we’ve launched courses to hone writing skills, improve and maintain mental and physical health, reveal lesser known regional history, and lots more.

Bridges to Shoreline offerings begin at the start of Spring Quarter, with most of our new Continuing Education courses beginning in April and May. Browse the Winter & Spring schedules and stay tuned in coming weeks for added courses and more details!


Writing
Writing and Selling Magazine Articles 
The ins-and-outs of nonfiction magazine article writing: Ideas, research, marketing, writing, building your platform, and more. Instructor Christine Dubois is an award-winning writer who has published more than 400 magazine articles in 45 different magazines and newspapers. She teaches writing workshops at local community colleges as well as for local businesses. Her warmth, knowledge, and enthusiasm make her a popular instructor.

6:00-8:30pm Wednesdays | Building 1100, Room 1101 | Instructor: Dubois, C
Tuition: $64 | Start date: 5/11/16 | End date: 5/18/16 | CEWRT 200 | Item 6960
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Free Your Creativity, Bring Your Writing to Life!
Bring your writing to life by tapping into your hidden creativity! This workshop covers what creative people have in common, how to ward off negative influences, and how to listen to and trust your creative instincts. Through a variety of fun writing exercises, you'll learn to nurture your creative side and use it to enrich all your writing projects. Instructor Christine Dubois is a widely published writer.

10:00am-2:30pm Saturday | Building 1100, Room 1101 | Instructor: Dubois, C.
Tuition: $64 | Start date: 4/23/16 | End date: 4/23/16 | CEWRT 210 | Item 6575
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Health and Wellness
NEW! Yoga Fundamentals
Invigorate the body while quieting the mind. No experience required. This class is designed for Beginners and Intermediates practicing solid fundamentals and classic yoga postures. With Shoreline Community College PE instructor, Stacie Attridge, students will gain a deeper awareness of their body and develop higher levels of focus, balance, and coordination. In this 60-minute class you’ll focus on conscious breathing, reducing stress, and gaining strength and flexibility. We encourage students to practice at their own ability level for safety and effectiveness. Each session is different and can be tailored to students’ requests.  Mats, blocks, straps and blankets are available.

9:00-10:00am | Saturdays | Building 3000, Room 3025 | Instructor:  Attridge, S.
Tuition: $72 | Start date: 4/9/16 | End date: 5/14/16 | CEHLT | 6590
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Regional History
The World Wars in the Pacific Northwest
This course surveys the social, economic, political, and military history of the Pacific Northwest through the three major conflicts of the 20th century: World War I, World War II, and the Cold War. Through lectures and source analysis, students will learn how these wars shaped the region’s cultural and economic landscape. You will be able to:

  • Identify major historical developments in the Pacific Northwest relating to World War I, World War II, and the Cold War.
  • Understand how the military conflicts affected the growth of the region.
  • Describe how these conflicts affected the region’s diverse and diversifying population, especially in regard to race, social class and gender.
  • Understand the region’s strategic value across three global conflicts.
  • Identify some of the region’s principal military installations and defense industries.
Along with Community Education, Tim is Shoreline faculty. He has created hybrid and online courses using Blackboard and Canvas course management systems. He is currently developing a U.S. history course for high-school completion and international students.

7:00-9:00pm | Thursdays | Building 1100, Room 1101 | Instructor:  Wright, T.
Tuition: $74 | Start date: 5/2/16 | End date: 5/16/16 |CEHST 100 | Item 6570
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Music
Private Instruction Music Lessons
Voice • Guitar • Piano • Percussion • Brass & Woodwinds

Shoreline Continuing Education now offers private instruction music lessons from our faculty at the SCC Music Building (Building 800). Lessons are offered in piano, voice, guitar, bass, percussion, brass and woodwinds.
Ten lessons of 30 minutes each are offered during the spring quarter, March 28th through June 8th.

These weekly lessons are arranged between student and teacher, with a consistent agreed upon day and time.  
Students study technique, sight-reading, rhythm, literature, and artistry, always at their own level, beginner through advanced.  Beginning pianists and singers are encouraged to take the class piano and class voice courses at the college to gain some experience before private instruction lessons, but some beginners will be accepted for lessons when space is available.
Tuition for 10, 30-minute lessons for all disciplines: $349 (additional $5 tuning/usage fee for piano).

Voice with Meg Stecker-Thorsen
Morning and afternoon weekly lesson times, Mondays through Thursdays.
Please contact instructor for more information about available time slots.
1.    Arrange meeting days, times, and classroom:
Please contact your instructor, Meg Stecker-Thorsen:
mstecker@shoreline.edu (206) 546-4617
2.    Register and pay tuition:
Please contact Ron Carnell: (206) 533-6706


Guitar with Andy Ferguson

Mondays Afternoons:
 
March 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, June 6
Wednesday Afternoons: 
March 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1
Friday Mornings: 
April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3
1.    Arrange your meeting days, times, and classroom:
Please contact your instructor, Andy Ferguson:
AndrewFergusonGuitar@gmail.com (425) 941-5327
2.    Register and pay tuition:
Please contact Ron Carnell: (206) 533-6706

Piano with Helena Azevedo, Charles Enlow, Jensina Oliver
Morning and afternoon weekly lesson times, Mondays through Fridays
Please contact instructor for more information about available time slots.
1.    Arrange your meeting days, times, and classroom:
Please contact your instructor - (you may select an instructor or one can be provided).
Helena Azevedo: hazevedo@shoreline.edu(206) 533-6608
Charles Enlow:  cenlow@shoreline.edu (206) 546-4524
Jensina Oliver: jbyingto@shoreline.edu (206) 546-4618
2.    Register and pay tuition:
Please contact Ron Carnell: (206) 533-6706
  
Drums and Percussion with Don Dietrich
Mondays afternoons: Mar 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, June 6
1.    Arrange your meeting days, times, and classroom:
Please contact your instructor, Don Dietrich:
dldieterich1@comcast.net (206) 782-3942
2.    Register and pay tuition:
Please contact Ron Carnell: (206) 533-6706

Brass and Woodwinds • Coordinator, Doug Reid
Morning and afternoon weekly lesson times, Mondays through Fridays.
Please contact instructor for more information about available time slots.  
1.    Arrange your meeting days, times, and classroom:
Please contact coordinator Doug Reid.
He will connect you with instructors.
dreid@shoreline.edu (206) 546-4759
2.    Register and pay tuition:
Please contact Ron Carnell: (206) 533-6706
Music Production and Recording Techniques  Bahaa Sadak
Logic, Bitwig, Ableton, Reason and Hardware Workstation

This course will introduce the students to digital audio recording and midi sequencing using the most common DAWs ( Digital Audio Workstations) such as Logic, Ableton Live, Bitwig, Reason and commonly used hardware such as Korg Kronos, Yamaha Motif , and Roland Fantom series. Classes will also include advanced tips and tricks in recording and mixing. 
1.    Arrange your meeting days, times, and classroom:
Please contact coordinator Bahaa Sadak
bsadak@shoreline.edu (206) 920-8063
2.    Register and pay tuition:
Please contact Ron Carnell: (206) 533-6706


Extended Learning Without the Pressure, Tests, and Grades
Are you an older adult with a passion for learning? Whether it’s for personal interest, to build new skills, to make new social connections, or to remain active and engaged in your retirement, you may find what you’re looking for through Bridges to Shoreline. Bridges offers non-credit classes and workshops to stimulate your personal enrichment, inspire self-actualization, and maintain connections to a community of like-minded people. Expand your learning, redefine your retirement, or simply be engaged as an adult learner.

Skills
Get Rich, Stay Rich!
Make money your friend and servant. This workshop is a step-by-step guide to bettering your life and your circumstances: A money makeover! Wealth is within your grasp. Participants will leave with increased confidence and wealth awareness, a game plan, a treasure map, and step-by-step guidance, which has helped many become wealthy.

6:00-8:30pm Tuesdays | Building 1400, Room 1402 | Instructor:  Huff, A.
Tuition: $24.28 | Start date: 4/26/16| End date: 5/17/16 | P-SKL 106 | Item 6925
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NEW! Mind Body Awareness Meditation
Vishaka Smith’s Mind Body Awareness Meditation builds confidence and brings more clarity to your life and your goals. Students are provided with several different types of guided meditations and strategies to incorporate into their lives beyond their sitting meditation. These practices help them to be more effective, healthy, happy and successful! Suitable for new and seasoned practitioners of meditation. Chairs are provided.

9:30-11:00am | Saturdays | Building 1500, Room 1501 | Instructor:  Smith, V
Tuition: $39.46 | Start date: 4/16/16 | End date: 5/21/16 | P-SKL 110 | 6955
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You're in Charge: PODs, Blogs, and eBooks
Published? You? You bet!
Learn about digital publishing (blogs, PODs, and eBooks). Digital tips help students spend little, earn well.
10:00am-2:00pm S | Building 1400, Room 1401 | Instructor:  Huff, A..
Tuition: $10.45 | Start date: 4/30/16 | End date: 4/30/16 | P-SKL 101 | Item 6912
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NEW! Birding for Beginners
Students will learn field identification skills and the natural history of birds in the Pacific Northwest through indoor lectures and field trips. This class will prepare students to enjoy a rewarding hobby in bird watching, meet and network with other birders, and provide foundational skills for a career in wildlife management.
Please bring binoculars.

8:00-10:00am Saturdays | Building 1100, Room 1101 | Instructor:  Furbush, R..
Tuition: $15.75 | Start date: 4/30/16 | End date: 5/14/16 | P-SKL 104 | Item 6950


Computing and Technology

Quick Keyboarding

Want to type much faster and with more accuracy? This class really works!
Type properly by touch while increasing your speed and accuracy. At the end of the first session, you will be able to type all the letters of the alphabet, the horizontal numbers, comma and period on the keyboard without looking at your fingers. Using a scientifically designed book, you will see quick results.

Textbook: Available as a kit at Shoreline Community College Bookstore

8:00am-12:00pm Monday - Thursday | Building 5000, Room 5116 | Instructor: Lewis, L
Tuition: $39.46 | Start date: 5/23/16 | End date: 5/26//16 | P-CMP 100 | Item 6902
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Integrated, Self-paced Computer Lab
Virtually any office position will require at least some experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Ready to get started? Come to a self-paced laboratory environment and work in the company of other job seekers. Learn and practice these programs:
·         Outlook:Set up contact lists. Save email drafts. Link keywords in email messages to websites, maps, and photos. Customize your email messages with your own signature.
·         Word: Set up and save documents. Organize files and folders. Learn mail merging.
·         Excel: Get the basics of spreadsheet creation. Use formulas and learn how to create charts. A coach will help you navigate the software and help menus.
·         PowerPoint: Insert pictures onto slides. Create text blocks and shapes. Add depth and dimension to text and photos. Produce a slide show. 

This four-week course will prepare you for most any office environment, with all the one-on-one guidance you will need. It's also a great prerequisite to our singularly focused Microsoft application courses. Prerequisites: Familiarity with the Windows environment and working with a mouse and keyboard. A memory stick or thumb drive is required for this class.

4:00-7:00pm TWTh | Building 1300, Room 1302 | Bowen, K.
Tuition: $75.88 | Start date: 5/10/16 | End date: 6/2/16| P-CMP 114 | Item 6907
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Getting Started with Computers
For many of us the mere thought of learning the basics of computer use can be uncomfortable, even overwhelming. This is a beginning level class designed to help you overcome these common anxieties, and get you emailing, researching, and working right away! Achieve a range of basics and practical applications for personal or business use. Topics include:  Overview of PC hardware and software concepts, Windows 8, word processing and spreadsheets, printing and  Internet browsing, email use, and computer and Internet safety.
No previous experience required. 
Textbook: Welcome to the World of Computers, 5th Ed., Labyrinth Learning Publishers, ISBN 978-1-59136-652-2. Continuing Education books are no longer available from the Shoreline Community College Bookstore.  Most textbooks are now ordered online from the University Bookstore, or by visiting: UW Bookstore, 4328 University Way, Seattle, WA  98105. For assistance, please call: 206-634-3400 x331.
4:00-7:00 p.m. Mondays | Building 1300, Room 1308 | Instructor: Berkley, W
Tuition: $30.35 | Start date: 4/11/16 | End date: 5/2/16 | P-CMP 102 | Item 6904
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QuickBooks: A Serious Introduction for General Use and Payroll
Get started with this valuable accounting software that is used by more than 80% of small to mid-sized businesses. You will learn the basics of how QuickBooks can aid you in performing daily, weekly, and monthly bookkeeping and accounting operations for a business. This one fills up fast, so register early!  Prerequisites: Familiarity with the Windows environment and working with a mouse and keyboard. A memory stick or thumb drive is required for this class.
6:00-9:00 p.m. Thursdays | Building 1300, Room 1308 | Instructor: Hudson, J.R.
Tuition: $36.42 | Start date: 4/21/16 | End date: 5/19/16 | P-CMP 104 | Item 6906
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PowerPoint 2013 Essentials 
PowerPoint is like an electronic slide show, but with a nearly endless choice of colors, fonts, and presentation styles.  Create text animations to make pictures appear and move, add impressive backgrounds, charts and tables, different kinds of art and graphics, and much more.  Learn the skills to create a slide show of any kind, with tips on integrating your oral presentation. Additionally, with PowerPoint, you will gain intuition and insights for other graphics programs. Note: Previous experience with Microsoft Word and familiarity with a Windows environment are recommended. 
Textbook:  FastCourse Microsoft PowerPoint 2013: Level 1, ISBN-13: 978-1-59136-506-8, Labyrinth Learning Publishers. Continuing Education books are no longer available from the Shoreline Community College Bookstore.  Most textbooks are now ordered online from the University Bookstore, or by visiting: UW Bookstore, 4328 University Way, Seattle, WA  98105. For assistance, please call: 206-634-3400 x331.
4:00-7:00 p.m. Mondays | Building 1300, Room 1304 | Instructor: Berkley, W
Tuition: $24.28 | Start date: 5/9/16 | End date: 5/23/16 | P-CMP 113 | Item 6911
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NEW! Word 2013 Essentials in Action!
A serious introduction to the basics and beyond of this robust word processing program. You will create, edit, and proofread documents, change the look of text and the document, present information in columns and tabs and work with graphics, symbols, and diagrams. And here’s the exciting part! You will apply your newly learned Word skills in practical activities, such as creating a recipe document, building an address list, creating mailing list labels, etc. Prerequisites: Familiarity with the Windows environment, or Getting Started with Computers, or Integrated, Self-Paced Computer Lab. A memory stick or thumb drive is required for this class.
Textbook: Step by Step Microsoft Office Word 2013ISBN: 978-0-7356-6912-3.
Continuing Education books are no longer available from the Shoreline Community College Bookstore.  Most textbooks are now ordered online from the University Bookstore, or by visiting: UW Bookstore, 4328 University Way, Seattle, WA  98105. For assistance, please call Ron Carnell: 206-533-6706.
6:00-9:00 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays | Building 1300, Room 1304 | Instructor: Aldrich, M.
Tuition: $36.42 | Start date: 3/28/16 | End date: 4/11/16 | P-CMP 129 | Item 6908
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NEW! Excel 2013 Essentials in Action!
Get the basics and beyond for creating spreadsheets. You will create, edit and format a worksheet, perform calculations, print workbook contents, filter and sort data, and work with charts. You'll learn to use the Help and other built-in tools.

And here’s the exciting part! You will apply your newly learned Excel skills in practical activities, such as creating a household budget, creating a household inventory, etc.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with the Windows environment, or Getting Started with Computers, or Integrated, Self-Paced Computer Lab. A memory stick or thumb drive is required for this class. Word experience is helpful but not required.
Textbook:  Mastery Series: Microsoft Excel 2013 Introductory Skills, ISBN: 978-1-59136-521-1.
Continuing Education books are no longer available from the Shoreline Community College Bookstore.  Most textbooks are now ordered online from the University Bookstore, or by visiting: UW Bookstore, 4328 University Way, Seattle, WA  98105. For assistance, please call Ron Carnell: 206-533-6706.
6:00-9:00 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays | Building 1400, Room 1401 | Instructor:  Aldrich, M.
Tuition: $36.42 | Start date: 5/2/16 | End date: 5/16/16 | P-CMP 132 | Item 6909

Although it happens infrequently, there is a possibility that times, dates, and classroom locations may change. For the most current information on Bridges to Shoreline and SCC Continuing Ed courses, visit the website 


Ron Carnell, Program Coordinator, Workforce Education; Chair, Classified Staff Professional Development Committee, Shoreline Community College. 206-533-6706



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