Chesapeake College – Upcoming Programs

Chesapeake College – upcoming programs:

For information on all programs, call 410-827-5833

TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR SAFETY!
Dates: 9/29-10/13 – 5 sessions
Times: 7-8:30 pm
Instructor: Don Spiker
Location: Wye Mills campus
Leaving your office, walking in a parking lot or just taking an evening stroll – you could become victim to an attack! Join Don Spiker, black belt in Isshinryu Karate, as he teaches simple but effective self defense techniques to help you protect yourself and to escape an attacker. Class limited to 20 students.
Students pay $40 course fee

CAPTURE YOUR LIFE’S STORY: MEMOIR WRITING COURSE
Dates: 10/22-11/19/08 – 5 sessions
Times: 10 am – 12 pm
Instructor: Joan Katz
Location: William Hill Manor – Easton

How many times have you said to yourself, “I need to start writing my life’s story?”
START NOW!! Writing your memoir is really a gift to those you love. In the telling of your story, you will draw on your memories as well as photos, keepsakes, private and public data to assist you in the process of writing your legacy. Classes will explore writing topics, learn to use resources in the writings and begin to connect with others during the journey.
$70 course fee and $30 materials fee

GETTING INTO PRINT: LEARNING THE TRICKS OF THE TRADE
Dates: 10/22-11/19/08 – 5 sessions
Times: 6-8 pm
Instructor: Helen Chappell
Location: Wye Mills Campus

Now that you’ve finished that article, story or book, how do you submit it for print? What do you need to do? This course will cover everything from self-editing, how to write a cover letter and how to target the right market for your work. Join Helen Chappell, author of over forty books, newspaper columnist, and play producer, to learn the tricks of the trade! This is an interactive program for writers with completed works and for those who are moving in that direction! $80 course fee

INTRODUCTION TO ABSTRACT ART
Dates: 10/2-11/20/08 – 8 sessions
Times: 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Sung Hong
Location: Oxford Community Center

This introductory course provides students with an overview of the elements of abstract art, exploring the concepts and meanings of abstraction and their relevance in human life. Students will draw on imagery from nature, personal experiences, ideas, feelings, dreams and historical painters’ works. Students will work in oil, acrylic and mixed media during a series of painting projects. No painting or drawing experience is necessary. Students must bring their own supplies, call for a complete list, 410-827-5833. $165 course fee.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I
Dates: 10/7-12/2/08 – 8 sessions (no class on 11/25)
Times: 9:30 – 11:30 am
Instructor: Karen Bonner
Location: Oxford Community Center

This course is designed for the individual who wishes to communicate with hearing impaired adults and children by using American Sign Language. The course content will focus upon the manual alphabet, finger spelling, and vocabulary acquisition. Class limited to 20 students.$116.00 course fee.

NAVIGATING WITH ELECTRONICS
Dates: 10/20-10/22/08 – 2 sessions
Times: 7-9 pm
Instructor: Jerry Friedman
Location: Wye Mills Campus

This class is designed to give students who have very limited or no technical background an introduction to the principles and uses of navigation instruments and electronic systems in boat navigation. Students will learn how RADAR, GPS, LORAN, and depth-finders work and are used in piloting and navigation. This course will also address GPS chart plotters and displays which can integrate navigation information from a number of sensors. If your boating involves the use of these systems, or if you intend to purchase one of these systems, this class will provide some knowledge of how they work, what their displays mean, and what their limitations are. Prior navigation experience helpful but not necessary. No materials required for course. Class limited to 15 students. Students should bring their own lunch. $35 course fee.

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