Personal Development

Genealogy and Heritage Learning and the Brain Mid-Life Transitions
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IMPROV

Improv for Fun and Awareness

Pam O'Mara
Whether you’re an artist, author, musician, manager, engineer, administrator, performer, retiree, student, or all of the above, improve your ability to REALLY see what’s around you and respond to whatever life throws at you. Every class starts with warm-up exercises, and gradually helps you become familiar with improvisational acting methods, techniques, and styles. Led by Pam Roth O’Mara, artist, author, performer, and park interpreter, you learn to invent characters and put them into interesting scenes. And, you’ll have fun and meet new people. You can register for both classes.

Add to CartWed, Jan 25-Mar 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 6 wks                Littleton Campus
ARCR 1165W01-81685                                                          $149

Improv in the Afternoon

This class is for you if you have dozens of adventures, experiences, and characters wandering through your mind, and would love to bring them to life. This is also a fun and relaxing way to keep your mind and body active. Improv is a weight-bearing exercise! Every class starts with warm-up exercises, and gradually helps you become familiar with improvisational acting methods, techniques, and styles. Your instructor - artist, author, performer, and park interpreter, Pam Roth O’Mara - guides you as you bring out those characters and put them into interesting scenes.

Add to CartThu, Jan 26-Feb 16, 2:30-5 p.m., 4 wks               Littleton Campus
ARCR 1166W01-82342                                                 $99

Add to CartThu, Feb 23-Mar 16, 2:30-5 p.m., 4 wks               Littleton Campus
ARCR 1166W02-82343                                                  $99

Try Your Hand at Improv Acting

Explore what improvisational action is all about. If you’ve always wanted to “try it,” this class is for you. Start with warm-up exercises that allow you to become comfortable with the others in the class, and then move into games and techniques that give you a general understanding of improv. And, if you like it you can continue by taking an improv class that starts in the Spring 2017. Led by Pam Roth O’Mara, artist, author, performer, and park interpreter. Learn how to invent characters and put them into interesting scenes.

Add to CartWed, Mar 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m.,               Littleton Campus
ARCR 1167W01-82344                                $29

LEARNING AND THE BRAIN

Fitness for Your Brain: Get Going Now!

Jeanne Belli
Discover a series of physical and mental activities that enhance learning ability and memory. They are easy and enjoyable and produce rapid and often dramatic improvement in concentration, reading, writing, memory, organizing, listening, physical coordination and more. These activities build neural pathways in the brain the way nature does-through movement. Discover why parents, students, teachers, athletes, seniors and business professionals use these techniques for a few minutes every day to enhance performance.

Add to CartTue, Feb 28, 6:30-9:30 p.m.                                  Littleton Campus
PERS 1023W01-82347                         $69 $5 material fee to instructor

Add to CartTue, Mar 28, 6:30-9:30 p.m.                                  Littleton Campus
PERS 1023W02-82348                         $69 $5 material fee to instructor

MID-LIFE TRANSITIONS

Ten Must-Have Conversations for Couples Considering Retirement

Lynette Reiling
As a couple, communication is essential when it comes to successful retirement planning, yet many couples bypass important conversations until they are in the heat of an issue.  This class will introduce couples to the important conversations needed as they begin thinking about and creating their life together in retirement.  This class is appropriate for any two people that are planning on living their lives together in the phase we call “retirement.”

Add to CartThu, Mar 23, 6-9 p.m.                                          Littleton Campus
PERS 1095W01-81998      $59/couple, $5 material fee to instructor

GENEALOGY AND HERITAGE

Genealogy 101: An Introduction to Finding your Roots 

Bert Paredes
Discover effective techniques for researching your family tree. Explore the best collections of free online data and local resources. Discuss the US census, the right software, and other tools to help you organize and preserve your information. Connect with others who have the same research interests and can provide invaluable assistance in your searches.

Add to CartSat, Feb 11, 9-noon                                             Littleton Campus
PERS 1057W01-81415                  $59, $3 material fee to instructor

German Genealogy

Bert Paredes
Learn the basics of tracing your German roots. Discuss the unique challenges of researching German records and how best to overcome them. Discover how to find and understand useful records and reference information without actually knowing German. An overview of the best online sources for German genealogy information will prepare you to succeed in your quest.

Add to CartSat, Feb 25, 9-noon                                               Littleton Campus
PERS 1058W01-80763                    $59, $3 material fee to instructor

MATH REFRESHER

Math Refresher Boot Camp

Christopher Gilbert
Have your math skills grown rusty? Are you anxious about getting a good score on a specific math test? Do you want to help a family member with math? Become more competent in basic arithmetic operations, fractions, decimals, percents, problem solving and test taking skills. Refresh or learn basic algebra and geometry. Reduce your anxiety and become gain confidence with math. You can do it!

Add to CartWed, Feb 1-22, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 4 wks                Littleton Campus
PERS 1045W01-82346                                               $129

ASTRONOMY

Wonders of the Cosmos

Michael Carroll
The cosmos teems with glowing nebulae, spiraling galaxies, and amazing worlds. Come along with space artist and science writer Michael Carroll on an entertaining journey through the cosmos.  Learn the most up-to-date discoveries about the wanna-be planet Pluto, the asteroid Ceres, mysterious comets, and water on Mars. Explore the possibilities of life on planets orbiting distant stars, many of which we can now study in some detail. Bring a lunch, sit back, and celebrate the Universe! Ages 12 to adult.

Add to CartSat, Feb 11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.                Littleton Campus
PERS 1012W01-82345          $39, $10 material fee to instructor

Merrill Ream Speed Reading

Merrill Ream
Are you struggling to keep up with a flood
of email, articles, reports, and books? Save yourself hours of time and increase your productivity by learning to read faster and with better comprehension. Taught by acclaimed speed reading expert Dr. Merrill Ream, this course is a complete speed reading experience. Topics are presented in a logical progression with plenty of time to help you master the skills and techniques you’ll need for lasting proficiency as a speed reader.

This is a 6-week online class which begins the 2nd Wednesday of every month. For more information, to register and pay, go to arapahoe.edu/communityed and follow the online links. Cost is $119 for 24 hours of instruction.

ONLINE CLASSES

Fun! Fast! Convenient! Great Content! Get a Certificate! Ask us how to try the first lesson of a course for FREE! All these courses are conducted online. For more information, click on the class links below or visit our online section to see how easy and fun online learning can be.

Section Numbers Chart:

  • M03  Aug 17
  • F01 Sept 21
  • F02 Oct 19
  • F03 Nov 16

To register for online courses, follow the specific class link and click on 'enroll now.'

MATH SKILLS SECTION # COST
Introduction to Algebra ONLI 1067 $119
Math Refresher ONLI 1146 $119
Medical Math ONLI 2215 $119
COMMUNICATION  
Mastering Public Speaking ONLI 1135 $119
Keys to Effective Communication ONLI 1142 $119
Interpersonal Communication ONLI 1143 $119
Achieving Success with Difficult People ONLI 1092 $119
MISCELLANEOUS  
Merrill Ream Speed Reading ONLI 1121 $119
Genealogy Basics ONLI 1159 $119
Get Funny!   ONLI 1165 $119
Listen to Your heart, and Success will Follow    ONLI 1171 $119
Skills for Making Great Decisions ONLI 1188 $119
Navigating Divorce ONLI 1247 $119
Managing Life as a Single Parent ONLI 2091 $119
Romance Writing ONLI 1046 $119
Certificate in Stress Management ONLI 1085 $84

ONLINE HIGH SCHOOL

Earn a High School Diploma

Community Education, in cooperation with ed2go, the industry leader in online continuing education, has partnered with Smart Horizons Career Online High School to offer adults seeking secondary education completion a new and dynamic way to obtain a fully-accredited online high school diploma. It's an affordable, flexible, and convenient way to learn at your own pace and prepare for a career!

Through this partnership, adults who have not earned a high school diploma can receive a high-quality education completely online from an accredited high school. In addition to earning their diploma, students will also receive career training in one of six areas.

In addition to traditional high school courses, you can select from the following career paths to receive additional training.

Choose a Career Path that is Right for You:

Career Support:

  • Academic and career coaching
  • Certified instructors offer academic support
  • Career Portfolio to give you the tools you need to find a job

It’s never too late to complete your education, enroll today! Cost is $1,295 for 750 hours of instruction. Payment plans available.

Contact us for more information: 303.797.5722

 

 

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