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KSC Health, Education, and Computer Courses Start in October

KEENE, N.H. 9/15/03 - Numerous health, education, and computer courses start in October at Keene State College through the Division of Continuing Education and Extended Studies.

Aquatics Conditioning and Tension Control are two physical conditioning courses offered for one credit. Aquatics Conditioning meets on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, Oct. 13-Dec. 12, from 10 to 10:50 a.m. Tension Control meets on Tuesday and Thursday, Oct. 14-Dec. 11, from 9:30 to 10:50 a.m.

Another physical education course American Red Cross First Aid/CPR is offered in two sections that meet Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, Oct. 13-Dec. 12, from 8 to 8:50 a.m., or Tuesday and Thursday, Oct 14-Dec. 11, from 9:30 to 10:50 a.m.

Grief, Loss, and Healing: Counseling the Chemically Dependent Person as Grief Therapy explores the dynamics of grief and loss in the process of recovery from chemical dependency. This one-credit course meets Friday, Oct. 3, from 5 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Circle of Life explores the life cycle from birth through the dying process. This three-credit weekend residency course meets Friday and Saturday, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Best Western Silver Fox Inn in Waterville Valley.

Image Making Within the Writing Process helps teachers understand an innovative, art-and literature-based approach to student writing using hand- painted textured papers. This one-credit course runs on Friday, Oct. 17, from 5 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Intermediate Sign Language meets on Mondays, Oct. 27 to Nov. 24, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. This course builds on the material presented in the Introductory Sign Language course. Emphasis is on enhanced expressive and repetitive abilities.

Learning Styles/Teaching Styles introduces students to learning and teaching characteristics, instructional/teaching style preferences, and a basic technique for implementing style-differential instructional strategies. This class is offered on two consecutive Saturdays, Oct. 4 and 11, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the KSC Safety Center in Manchester.

Two computer courses are offered for one credit on Oct. 17 and 18. Each class meets on Friday from 5 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Adobe Illustrator Basics provides a hands-on overview of this popular graphic illustration program. Participants learn to create basic business system designs, drawings, and logos. Microsoft Office for the Personal Computer is a hands-on introduction to each Microsoft application: Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

Four noncredit computer classes can be completed within a short amount of time.

Internet for Beginners is for people with little or no Internet or e-mail experience and explains how to navigate the web using favorites, searches, and email. The course meets on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Introduction to Windows is a hands-on introduction to the Windows operating system in a computer work environment. The class meets Tuesday and Thursday, Oct. 14 and 16, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Web Writing I explains how to create a basic web page to share information at any time, with anyone, without creating paper waste. The class meets on Wednesdays, Oct. 1-22, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Microsoft Excel: Formulas and Functions details how to use Excel’s built-in functions and create formulas in worksheets. The course meets Tuesday and Thursday, Oct. 7 and 9, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Numerous online courses, ranging from Marketing Your Business or Organization on the Internet to Introduction to Stock Options, are available starting Oct. 8. For descriptions and costs of online courses, visit our web site at

For further information about weekend, late-starting, or online courses, contact the Continuing Education Office on the Web at, by phone at 603-358-2290 or 1-800-KSC-1909, or by e-mail,

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