|Genealogy and Heritage||Learning and the Brain||Mid-Life Transitions|
|Online Courses||Online High School|
Improv for Fun and Awareness
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.
Wed, 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.
Thu, Jan 26-Feb 16, 2:30-5 p.m., 4 wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1166W01-82342 $99
Thu, 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.
Wed, Mar 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Littleton Campus
ARCR 1167W01-82344 $29
Advanced Improv: Continuing the Adventure
Pam Roth O’Mara
You know how to create characters and put them into scenes, but you want more! Learn the challenges of keeping those scenes interesting, moving in and out of scenes gracefully, creating complex scenes with three or more characters, and bringing scenes to their natural end. Start the class with warm-up exercises, and gradually become familiar with improvisational acting methods, techniques, and styles. Learn the next steps in improv acting methods while having fun and meeting new people.
Wed, Apr 5-May 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 6wks Littleton Campus
ARCR 1168S01-82398 $149
Fitness for Your Brain: Get Going Now!
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.
Tue, Feb 28, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Littleton Campus
PERS 1023W01-82347 $69 $5 material fee to instructor
Tue, Mar 28, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Littleton Campus
PERS 1023W02-82348 $69 $5 material fee to instructor
Ten Must-Have Conversations for Couples Considering Retirement
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.”
Thu, Mar 23, 6-9 p.m. Littleton Campus
PERS 1095W01-81998 $59/couple, $5 material fee to instructor
Genealogy 101: An Introduction to Finding your Roots
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.
Sat, Apr 8, 9-noon Littleton Campus
PERS 1057S01-80890 $59, $3 material fee to instructor
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.
Sat, Feb 25, 9-noon Littleton Campus
PERS 1058W01-80763 $59, $3 material fee to instructor
Sat, Apr 15, 9-noon Littleton Campus
PERS 1058S01-82400 $59, $3 material fee to instructor
Math Refresher Boot Camp
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!
Wed, Apr 5-26, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 4 wks Littleton Campus
PERS 1045S01-82401 $129
Ten Must-Have Conversations for Couples Transitioning to the Second Half of Life
Communication is essential when it comes to successfully navigating life transitions, 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 setting the groundwork for the many aspects and decisions to be made during the second half of life. This course will trigger some important discussion, and is appropriate for any two people that are planning on living their lives together.
Wed, May 10, 6-9 p.m. Littleton Campus
PERS 1095S01-82046 $59/couple, $5 material fee to instructor
Wonders of the Cosmos
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.
Sat, Apr 8, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Littleton Campus
PERS 1012S01-82399 $39, $10 material fee to instructor
Merrill Ream Speed Reading
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.
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:
- W03 March 15
- S01 April 19
- S02 May 17
- S03 June 21
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|
|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|
|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|
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:
- Child Care Training ONLI 2195
- Office Management Training ONLI 2196
- Certified Protection Officer Training ONLI 2197
- Homeland Security Training ONLI 2198
- Certified Transportation Services Training ONLI 2199
- General Career Preparation ONLI 2200
- 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.