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Weekend Course Offerings Plentiful in November

KEENE, N.H. 10/18/02 - Numerous weekend courses with titles ranging from the History of Forensic Detection to Circle of Life are available in November at Keene State College through the Division of Continuing Education and Extended Studies. Most weekend courses are offered for one credit; classes meet on Friday from 5 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Keene State campus, unless otherwise noted. History of Forensic Detection provides an intense analysis of crime investigation in the City of Keene from the 1700s to the present. Keene Police Det. Hal Brown teaches the course on Nov. 15 and 16. Microsoft Office for the Personal Computer, offered Nov. 8 and 9, gives a hands-on overview of each Microsoft application - Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Microsoft Excel for Windows, set for Nov. 22 and 23, is a hands-on introduction to spreadsheets using the MS Excel software program. Two weekend courses are geared to educators. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder for Educators on Nov. 1 and 2 provides an overview of working with ADHD students in the classroom. Special Education in the Schools meets on Nov. 15 and 16 at the KSC Safety Center in Manchester. The special education course provides educators with the knowledge and skill to develop, evaluate, and modify curriculum and instructional techniques in a mainstreamed classroom. Circle of Life explores the life cycle from birth through the dying process including issues concerning near-death experiences, how people die, and the meaning of death. The three-day residency program is scheduled Friday and Saturday, Nov. 1 and 2 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Supermarket Smarts is a non-credit health science course that offers a 2.5-hour nutritional tour of a Keene supermarket. The class runs from 8 to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Hannaford Superstore and from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Shaws Supermarket. Four non-credit computer courses are offered in November and December on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. as follows: Introduction to Microsoft Word on Nov. 2; Intermediate Microsoft Word on Nov. 16; Intermediate Microsoft Access on Nov. 23; and Advanced Microsoft Access: Forms and Reports on Dec. 7. Numerous online courses ranging from an Introduction to PC Trouble-shooting to Effective Business Writing are available starting Nov. 20 and Dec. 18. For online course descriptions and costs, visit our online web site at For further information about weekend and online courses, check the Continuing Education web page at, or call the Continuing Education Office at 603-358-2290 or 1-800-KSC-1909. You may also e-mail your request to

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