Weekend and Institute Summer Courses in May
KEENE, N.H. 4/29/02 - Registration is underway for summer courses at Keene State College. Two six-week sessions and one 12-week session are available. The registration deadline is Wednesday, May 15, for courses in Summer Session I, which runs from May 20 to June 28, and Full Summer courses, offered from May 20 to Aug. 9. The registration deadline is June 26 for Summer Session II, which runs from July 1 to Aug. 9 Many weekend courses and one-week institutes are available throughout the summer for which students may register until the day those courses begin. Early registration is encouraged since under-enrolled courses may be cancelled. Here’s a sampling of weekend and institute courses that start in May.
Three weekend courses are offered for one credit and meet on Friday from 5 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.:
Investment Decisions: Stock Selection, scheduled May 17 and 18, explores how to conduct an in-depth financial analysis of a company using stock analysis software and online research tools.
Introduction to PageMaker, offered May 31 and June 1, provides a hands-on introduction to this popular desktop publishing program for the Macintosh computer.
Microsoft Office for the Personal Computer, scheduled May 31 and June 1, is a hands-on introduction to each Microsoft Office application: Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Eight summer Summer Institutes are offered, each for three credits:
Computers and Design takes place Monday to Friday, May 20-24, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The graphic design course introduces beginners to computer design using QuarkXPress and scanning image manipulation.
Films of Alfred Hitchcock is scheduled Monday to Friday, May 20-24, 28-31, and June 3-4, from 6 to 9:20 p.m. The course is an intensive examination of the themes of Hitchcock’s films including “The 39 Steps,” “Rebecca,” “Shadow of a Doubt,” and “Vertigo.”
An Intensive Spanish Institute takes place Monday to Friday, May 20-24, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The course is an introduction to the Spanish language, history, and culture.
Hazard Control and Abatement is scheduled Monday to Friday, May 20-24, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The course explores effective control methods for occupational safety and health hazards.
Sociology Research Methods takes place Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, May 21-23, 28-30, and June 4-6, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:10 p.m. The four-credit course looks at methodologies and types of research commonly used in sociology.
The Psychology of Immigration is scheduled Tuesday to Friday, May 24 and June 25-28, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The course examines motives behind the decision to immigrate along with the subsequent immigration experience.
An Intensive French Institute is offered Tuesday to Friday, May 28-31, from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The course is designed for students at a variety of levels to challenge beginning and advanced learners of the French language. Maps and Map Reading is scheduled May 31 and June 1, 7, 8, 14, and 15. It meets on Fridays from 5 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The course explores the fundamentals of maps, map contents, and the theory of map reproduction.
Three institutes are offered for educators during May, each for three credits.
Children’s Literature and the Arts is offered May 17-18 and June 14, 15, 28, and 29. It meets Fridays from 5 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The course explores connections between children’s literature and the arts in grades K-6.
Cognition and Language Problems is scheduled on Wednesdays, May 22 and 29; June 12, 19, and 26; July 3-31; and Aug. 7, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. This special-education course is an introduction to cognition and language needs of students with disabilities examining assessment, teaching strategies, and curriculum.
Learning about the Past through Children’s Literature is offered May 31 and June 1, 7, 8, 21, and 22, meeting on Fridays from 5 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The course, designed for teachers of grades 4-8, addresses how children’s literature can be used to make history come alive for students.
Two non-credit courses are offered in May:
Introduction to Microsoft Access takes place on Saturday, May 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The course is designed for new users of the personal computer database Microsoft Access.
Family Law is scheduled on Tuesdays, May 21-July 23, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The paralegal course covers substantive and procedural law pertaining to family law with an emphasis on divorce.
Numerous online courses, ranging from “Business Communications Using E-mail” to “Computer Skills for the Workplace,” are available starting May 8 and June 12. For online course descriptions and costs, visit the online site at [www.ed2go.com/keene
For further information about May courses, check the Continuing Education web page at www.keene.edu/conted/courses.cfm, or call the Continuing Education Office at 603-358-2290 or 1-800-KSC-1909. You may also e-mail your request to email@example.com.