Health and Education Courses Start in February at Keene State
KEENE, N.H. 1/3/05 - Health and education courses along with computer and paralegal classes start in February at Keene State College through the Office of Continuing Education and Extended Studies.
Health courses are offered on weekends meeting on Friday from 5 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Each is offered for one credit.
Cuisine of the Sun on Feb. 25 and 26 explores the health-promoting cuisine of the Provence, Crete, and Tuscany regions. A professional chef and dietician show how to reproduce this healthful Mediterranean cuisine in your own kitchen.
Introduction to Eastern Healing Practices on Feb. 25 and 26 examines Eastern theories of healing and well-being including acupuncture and tai chi.
A special education course Basic Sign Language, which introduces American Sign Language and deaf culture, meets on Mondays, Feb. 7-March 7, from 6:30 to 9:20 p.m.
The First Year Teacher: Thriving and Surviving meets from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 5. This one-credit education course is designed for new elementary teachers and student teachers.
Advanced Woodturning for people with the basic knowledge and skills in wood turning meets from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12.
Two desktop publishing related courses are scheduled on weekends. Each one- credit class meets on Friday from 5 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Quark Basics takes place on Feb. 4 and 5 and Photoshop Basics is scheduled Feb. 18 and 19.
Six other computer courses are offered for noncredit. Three will be offered on Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Introduction to Windows on Feb. 5 is a hands-on introduction to the Windows operating system on a personal computer. Introduction to Microsoft Word for Windows on Feb. 12 is an introduction to the popular word processing application for business. Intermediate Word for Windows on Feb. 19 is designed for anyone wishing to develop professional-level document skills. Advanced Word for Windows on Feb. 26 explains the use of templates and styles to create presentation- quality documents.
Two other noncredit computer courses meet on Tuesday and Thursday from 6-9 p.m. Introduction to Excel for Windows on Feb. 8 and 10 is a hands-on introduction to this popular spreadsheet program. Intermediate Excel for Windows on Feb. 15 and 17 continues from the introductory class to build more complex worksheets using charting and advanced formulas.
Numerous online courses ranging from Creating Web Pages to Discovering Digital Photography are available starting Feb. 16. All online courses are offered as noncredit classes. For online course descriptions and costs, visit out website at www.ed2go.com/keene.
Three noncredit paralegal courses are offered. Two courses - Legal Research and Family Law - meet on Tuesdays, Feb. 8-April 26, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Real Property and Real Estate Transactions is scheduled on Mondays, Feb. 14-April 25, from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
For further information about these courses, check the Continuing Education web page at www.keene.edu/conted or call the Continuing Education Office at 603-358-2290 or 1-800-KSC-1909.