Continuing Education

& Career Builder Class Schedule  

 

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Winter Quarter 2016

We are launching a broader Continuing Education Program for Winter Quarter! 

Along with our Career Builder courses (computer training, and business and professional development offerings), we’re launching courses to hone writing skills, improve and maintain mental and physical health, reveal lesser known regional history, and lots more.

Career Builder offerings begin at the start of Winter Quarter, with our new Continuing Education courses beginning in February and March 2016. Browse the Winter schedule, and stay tuned in coming weeks for added courses and more details!

CONTINUING EDUCATION 


Writing

Writing & 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: 2/10/16 | End date: 2/17/16 | CEWRT 200 | Item 6560
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Write to Heal
Studies show that people who write about their problems enjoy better health and an increased sense of well-being.
I will lead you through fun and easy writing exercises designed to help you tap the healing power of writing. Bring a notebook and come ready to write your wrongs.

6:30-8:30pm Wednesday | Building 1100, Room 1101 | Instructor: Dubois, C.
Tuition: $29 | Start date: 3/2/16 | End date: 3/2/16 | CEWRT 210 | Item 6575

Wellness

Food as Medicine: Eating for Your Body Type
For over 5,000 years Oriental medicine has used food to both prevent and treat disease based on a person's unique body type. In this class you will learn what your body type is, and what foods are good, and bad for you. You will also learn important rules for eating, including food combinations to avoid, plus simple, safe, and easy detox tips. Learn what your doctor doesn’t know about the connection between food and health. The instructor, David Freedman, has over 20 years' experience in Oriental medicine.

David Freedman is a graduate of the AYU Ayurvedic Academy, where he studied under traditionally trained physicians and surgeons. He has been an advisor and instructor at Bastyr University, Kerala Ayurveda Academy, Shoreline Community College, Everett Community College, and Leela Yoga. David is also a member of the Washington State Ayurvedic Medical Association, and is editor and contributor to the book Ayurvedic Massage Therapy.

12:00-3:00pm Saturdays | Building 1100, Room 1101 | Instructor: Freedman, D.
Tuition: $79 | Start date: 2/27/16 | End date: 3/12/16 | CEHLT 100 | Item 6550
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Hypnosis for Success and Personal Optimization
Hypnosis Works!
After becoming certified in Hypnotherapy and Neural-Linguistic Programming in 1992, Whitney Buckinghambegan using her skills professionally both in therapeutic and entertainment contexts.


Whitney’s extensive client list includes Microsoft, Boeing, Washington State Firefighters, Fred Hutchinson Hospital, Children's Hospital, University of Washington and more than fifty High Schools throughout the Northwest, California and Alaska.


Learn techniques designed to optimize performance for sports, school, job and life by increasing focus, retention and recall. Learn Enhanced Relaxation to reduce stress, increase confidence and improve performance through dynamic techniques, including self-hypnosis, positive self-talk and Instructor-led hypnosis.

6:00-8:00pm | Wednesdays | Building 3000, Room 3002 | Instructor:  Buckingham, W.
Tuition: $79 | Start date: 2/24/16 | End date: 3/16/16 |CEHLT 200| Item 6580

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: 2/11/16 | End date: 2/25/16 |CEHST 100 | Item 6570

Music

Private Instruction Music Lessons
Piano • Guitar • Voice • Percussion

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, and percussion, with more instrumental offerings expected by Spring Quarter. 

Six lessons of 30 minutes are offered for voice, guitar, and percussion during the seven-week period of February 1 through March 18. 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.

Voice • Meg Stecker -Thorsen
Wednesday mornings and afternoons: February 3, 10, 17, 24; March 2, 9, 16

Other days and times available - please contact instructor for more information.
Tuition: Six, 30-minute lessons: $209

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
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GuitarAndy Ferguson
Mondays afternoons: February 1, 8, 22, 29; March 7, 14
Wednesday afternoons: February 3, 10, 17, 24; March 2, 9, 16

Friday mornings: February 5, 12, 19, 26; March4, 11, 18
Tuition: Six, 30-minute lessons: $209

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
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Piano • Helena Azevedo
Wednesday morning and afternoons: February 3, 10, 17, 24; March 2, 9, 16

Other days and times available - please contact instructor for more information.
Tuition: Six, 30-minute lessons: $209

1. Arrange your meeting days, times, and classroom:

Please contact your instructor, Helena Azevedo:
hazevedo@shoreline.edu
(206) 533-6608
2. Register and pay tuition:
Please contact Ron Carnell: 206-533-6706
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Drums and Percussion • Don Dietrich
Mondays Afternoons: February 1, 8, 22, 29; March 7, 14
Tuition: Six, 30-minute lessons: $209

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


CAREER BUILDER

Skills

NEW! Use Your Dependable Strengths
In this intensive, two day group experience, participants identify and articulate their unique strengths and talents, unlock their hidden potential, and improve their employability. Through guided group discussions, you will:

  • Explore "good experiences" for patterns of strengths
  • Create a report of strengths to use in making contacts and improving interviews
  • Practice becoming a "job magnet" to increase job offers and referrals
  • Develop salary negotiation abilities, team skills, and more

This workshop is a product of Bernard Haldane's theory of the Dependable Strengths Articulation Process, rooted in over 60 years of research and practice.

8:30am – 4:30pm | Saturdays | Building 1400, Room 1402 | Instructor:  Tabor, P.

Tuition: $39.46 | Start date: 3/19/16 | End date: 3/26/19 | P-SKL 104 | Item 6901

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NEW! Get Rich, Stay Rich!
Ariele Huff returns for Winter Quarter 2016 after setting a new class enrollment record for Plus 50 last Spring!
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: 1/26/16| End date: 2/16/16 | P-SKL 106 | Item 6925

 

Business

 

Introduction to Project Management
Get started on what it takes to guide and successfully take projects from A-Z!
Students will assess current career or business status, and learn strategies for moving ahead. Regardless of background and whether NGO/nonprofit, or private sector, this class will focus entrepreneurs on project management, finding resources for launching a business, and utilizing best practices.

6:00-8:00pm Thursdays | Building 1100, Room 1103 | Instructor: Adeyemi, L.
Tuition: $18.21 | Start date: 2/18/16 | End date: 3/10/16 | P-BUS 150 | Item 6920
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eBay: The Basics of Selling

Master your eBay Seller account, create successful eBay listings, load pictures and accept credit card payment with PayPal. This course overs selling "Tips, Tricks and Traps,” market analysis, determining shipping costs, where to get FREE shipping supplies, how to print shipping labels from your home computer and get FREE home pickup.

Prerequisites: At least one year experience working with a mouse and keyboard.  Familiarity with Windows or Macintosh environment is very helpful, as is the ability to access your email remotely. A memory stick or thumb drive is required for this class.

9:00am.-3:00pm. S | Building 1300, Room 1308 | Instructor: TBA
Tuition: $30.35 | Start date: 3/5/16| End date: 3/12/16 | P-BUS 101 | Item 6916

Computing

Quick Keyboarding
Want to type much faster and with more accuracy? This class really works!: 

After being part of a massive layoff in Sept, and over 50, I found myself highly skilled but only in the select market from which my telecommunications background required. I took all the classes I could, [including] the Keytimer class in February. I am now typing 40+ words per minute. I was a non- typist before. “
Tami Cook
Shoreline, WA

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: 3/7/16 | End date: 3/10/16 | 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 data creation. Customize slide shows. 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 five-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: 2/2/16 | End date: 2/25/16| 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 Ron Carnell: 206-533-6706.

4:00-7:00 p.m. Mondays | Building 1300, Room 1308 | Instructor: Berkley, W

Tuition: $30.35 | Start date: 2/22/16 | End date: 3/14/16 | 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 1305 | Instructor: Hudson, J.R.

Tuition: $36.42 | Start date: 1/21/16 | End date: 2/18/16 | 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 Ron Carnell: 206-533-6706.

4:00-7:00 p.m. Mondays | Building 1300, Room 1304 | Instructor: Berkley, W

Tuition: $24.28 | Start date: 3/21/16 | End date: 4/4/16 | P-CMP 113 | Item 6911
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Excel 2013 Essentials

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. 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. | Week One: Tuesday and Thursday; Week Two: Monday and Wednesday  
Building 1400, Room 1401 | Instructor:  Aldrich, M.
Tuition: $30.35 | Start date: 2/16/16 | End date: 2/24/16 | P-CMP 132 | Item 6909