Courses

By the end of this class, you will know how to define your retirement lifestyle, understand your income needs and create your own personal retirement checklist. Learn investment planning techniques and risk avoidance strategies. Don't get caught unprepared for retirement.


October 20-22, 2020, ONLINE WEBEX
This class is for advanced Spanish-speaking students who want to practice speaking the language and incorporate it into their everyday lives. The class will develop Spanish speaking and comprehension skills through literature and conversation. New materials are added each session so returning students are always welcome. Recommended preparation: Intermediate-High to Advanced Spanish language skills.


October 29, 2020 to November 19, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Develop your comprehension skills, grammar base and passion for the Spanish language with music. Using a different song each week, this contextually rooted and culturally rich medium will guide you through the practice of speaking Spanish and incorporating it into your everyday life. New materials are added each session so returning students are always welcome.


October 6-27, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Explore your creativity using everyday items such as tea bags, cotton swabs and inexpensive art supplies. Each week students will complete a new and unique project as part of an art journal. Materials are required for this course.


September 23, 2020 to October 14, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
This course is designed to help you begin or take the next step toward changing any behavior (e.g., losing weight, eating better, improving a relationship, reducing stress, creating life balance, etc.). Learn the five evidence-based principles that have proven essential to the foundation of successful behavioral change.


Wednesday, September 30, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Saturday, November 14, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Prepare for your next trip to France by mastering the basics of conversational French. This course will provide you with proper pronunciation of French words that you'll use in your travels as well as cultural tips including appropriate gestures and body language.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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Learn to speak German! Students will learn essential vocabulary, grammar structure and the ability to carry on easy conversations in German. Using a variety of tools and materials, the instructor will teach students to introduce themselves, ask simple questions, and talk about daily activities and family. This course will focus on real life situations and provide students with an introduction to German speaking countries and culture. No materials needed.


October 6, 2020 to December 8, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Develop your own artistic language in this introduction to drawing course. A variety of techniques will be explored to help you build fundamental drawing and composition skills. See Bulletin for more information on technical requirements and required materials.


September 21, 2020 to December 13, 2020, ONLINE BLACKBOARD
Learn the Cyrillic alphabet and begin to read, write, speak, and understand the Russian language. Explore Russian culture through food, music, and famous Russians. Students will review material between classes by means of websites and documents provided by the instructor each week.


September 28, 2020 to November 23, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
The Better Bones & Balance program, developed by researchers at the Bone Research Lab at Oregon State University, uses targeted exercises that reduce the rate of bone loss, improve strength and balance, and reduce the risk of falls.


September 22, 2020 to December 3, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
September 28, 2020 to November 18, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
September 29, 2020 to November 19, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
If you've taken the Better Bones & Balance class for at least one complete term, join this group of experienced students who want to get even stronger and more balanced.


September 22, 2020 to December 3, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
September 28, 2020 to November 18, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
September 29, 2020 to November 19, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Discover what foods pack a big punch and provide a strong source of vitamins, minerals, fiber and other nutrients. Learn how to maximize the benefits by combining them with other healthy ingredients to make delicious recipes. Join Chef Holly as she demonstrates various recipes and discusses the health benefits of superfoods. Recipes, shopping lists and kitchen equipment needed will be provided in advance for those who would like to cook along with the demonstration.


Sunday, October 4, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Have you ever wondered if the plants you find in Central Oregon have medicinal properties? Join registered clinical herbalist Holly Hutton to explore fundamental uses of herbs to treat common colds and the flu. Learn how many Central Oregon herbs can be used to treat various symptoms including fever, cough, congestion and fatigue. Understand how these herbs can influence the body's ability to recover from illness.


November 3-10, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Work alongside credit students to learn basic hand-building skills, simple glaze application and fundamental ceramic processes. Includes presentation of historical, cultural and contemporary trends in ceramics. Materials are required for this course.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Work alongside COCC credit students and learn basic wheel throwing skills, simple glaze application and an understanding of fundamental ceramic processes. Includes presentation of historical, cultural and contemporary trends in ceramics. Materials/textbook are required for this class.


September 22, 2020 to December 10, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn alongside COCC credit students in this introduction to the history, politics, society and economy of China through viewing and analyzing cinema. Explore how traditional Asian visual arts and centuries-old cultural tradition influenced filmmakers. No background in Chinese languages is required. This is a college-level culture class and assignments, tests and quizzes are optional for Continuing Education students.


September 24, 2020 to December 10, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Develop and practice your Spanish speaking skills through a variety of mediums. This special studies Spanish class is ideal for the low-to-mid intermediate Spanish student, looking for a bridge between Conversational Spanish II and Conversational Spanish III. Using all four language skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening), students will explore Spanish culture, locally and beyond, using books, newspapers, music, and shared discussion of daily topics. Practice speaking the language and incorporating it in to your everyday life.


October 6, 2020 to November 5, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Prepare for your next trip to Japan by mastering the basics of conversational Japanese. This course, taught by a native Japanese instructor, will provide you with useful words phrases for conversing with easy and unique cultural insights from a native Japanese instructor.


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Conversational Spanish I is for the true beginner or novice, with little or no Spanish language instruction. Students will learn the Spanish alphabet, basic grammar construction and vocabulary to help provide a foundation for conversational skills in practical situations. By the end of the class, students will be able to introduce themselves, talk about their family and weekly activities using ser, tener, estar and other common verbs, as well as ask simple questions to discover information. Class time focuses on listening and speaking skills through a variety of activities. Homework will develop reading and writing skills. Course will be taught in both English and Spanish to better support the new learner's comprehension. Instructors will strive to move to a full immersion experience by the end of the session. Textbook is required for this class.


November 2, 2020 to December 9, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Conversational Spanish II will pick up where Conversational Spanish I left off. This course is for novice students with some Spanish language instruction. Students will spend time in class expanding grammar, conversational expressions and vocabulary as well as working on listening and speaking skills through a variety of activities. Homework will develop reading and writing skills. This course is taught primarily in Spanish, with some English to support the learner's comprehension. Class will be fully immersive by end of the session. Textbook is required for this class.


October 1, 2020 to December 10, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Take your Spanish speaking skills to a higher level in this intermediate language class. Build confidence in daily conversation and gain additional vocabulary and communication skills. Students and instructor will converse primarily in Spanish to give a full immersion experience and to train students to hear the language as well as speak it. Students must have completed Conversational Spanish II or have had recent Spanish language experience. Textbook required for this course.


October 6, 2020 to December 8, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Spanish IV will focus on developing speaking skills in Spanish by learning the use of verb tenses (future tense of regular and irregular verbs, the conditional tense, present perfect tense and present subjunctive) and building vocabulary. Textbook is required for this course.


October 1, 2020 to December 10, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Improve core stability through targeted exercises that promote body awareness, mobility, endurance and strength. Class will focus on optimal alignment and breathing cues to support proper form and technique.


September 22, 2020 to December 3, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn about various whole grains and how to cook them so they taste great. Join Chef Holly as she discusses and demonstrates how to make a variety of whole grain dishes such as Farro with Mushrooms and Kale, Cheesy Quinoa "Meatballs" and Marinara, and Barley/Apricot and Radicchio Salad. New recipes are used each class, so returning students are welcome. Recipes, shopping lists and kitchen equipment needed will be provided in advance for those who would like to cook along with the demonstration. Each class introduces new recipes, so returning students may experience variety.


Saturday, November 7, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
In this four-week class, students will learn basic and advanced revision and workshopping techniques for creative writing. Students will apply what they learn in an interactive group setting to help each writer create the best work they can.


October 31, 2020 to November 21, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
The smells of the holidays linger in our memories year-round. Culinary herbs are more than elegant garnishes; they are versatile, aromatic and flavorful ingredients. In this lecture and demonstration class, students will learn how to incorporate culinary herbs into holiday recipes. Discover how herbs can elevate even the simplest holiday dishes including appetizers, sauces, biscuits, and meat and poultry.


Thursday, October 15, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Saturday, November 14, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Tidy Your Space. Spark Joy. Transform Your Life. The KonMari Method™ is the art of simplifying and organizing your home by choosing to keep the physical items that bring you joy and letting go of the rest with gratitude. Join Melissa Jean, a Certified Platinum KonMari Consultant, as she leads you through the philosophy, practice and practical application of tidying up your life and space using this method. This session will focus on books and students will spend time during class tidying up their own bookcases. Registration includes a 15-minute one-on-one session with Melissa after the class is over.


Thursday, October 15, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Tidy Your Space. Spark Joy. Transform Your Life. The KonMari Method™ is the art of simplifying and organizing your home by choosing to keep the physical items that bring you joy and letting go of the rest with gratitude. Join Melissa Jean, a Certified Platinum KonMari Consultant, as she leads you through the philosophy, practice and practical application of tidying up your life and space using this method. This session will focus on clothing and students will spend time during class tidying up their own wardrobe. Registration includes a 15-minute one-on-one video session with Melissa after the class is over.


Thursday, October 8, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Tidy Your Space. Spark Joy. Transform Your Life. The KonMari Method™ is the art of simplifying and organizing your home by choosing to keep the physical items that bring you joy and letting go of the rest with gratitude. Join Melissa Jean, a Certified Platinum KonMari Consultant, as she leads you through the philosophy, practice and practical application of tidying up your life and space using this method. This session will focus on Komono, which means miscellaneous items such as kitchenware, craft supplies, sports equipment, holiday décor, etc. Students will spend time during class tidying up their own miscellaneous category of choice. Registration includes a 15-minute one-on-one session with Melissa after the class is over.


Thursday, October 29, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Tidy Your Space. Spark Joy. Transform Your Life. The KonMari Method™ is the art of simplifying and organizing your home by choosing to keep the physical items that bring you joy and letting go of the rest with gratitude. Join Melissa Jean, a Certified Platinum KonMari Consultant, as she leads you through the philosophy, practice and practical application of tidying up your life and space using this method. This session will focus on papers and students will spend time during class tidying up their own paper trail and filing cabinets. Registration includes a 15-minute one-on-one session with Melissa after the class is over.


Thursday, October 22, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Tidy Your Space. Spark Joy. Transform Your Life. The KonMari Method™ is the art of simplifying and organizing your home by choosing to keep the physical items that bring you joy and letting go of the rest with gratitude. Join Melissa Jean, a Certified Platinum KonMari Consultant, as she leads you through the philosophy, practice and practical application of tidying up your life and space using this method. This session will focus on sentimental items and mementos such as awards, certificates, photos, childhood memorabilia, etc. Students will spend time during class tidying up their own life souvenirs. Registration includes a 15-minute one-on-one session with Melissa after the class is over.


Thursday, November 5, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Memoir writing is hard work but it can be rewarding when working with a community and personal coach. Whether you are brand new to the idea of writing a memoir, or are somewhere in the start-stop phase, you will make progress with your writing practice. Join Kristin Dorsey, writing professor and personal writing coach, in this 8-session extended memoir course. Students will dig-in and explore different types of memoirs to consider for their own piece of work.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Clean up your digital photo collection with professional organizer and photo coach Debbie Bauman. In this interactive class, you will learn how to identify your own personal strategy for managing your photos and techniques to create a beautiful collection of memories that your family will enjoy for generations.


October 1-8, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Gain the skills you need to take great photos with your digital camera and never miss a memorable moment again. This course is an informative introduction to digital photography, from DSLRs to smart phone cameras.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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Gain confidence in your ability to sign with the Deaf community. This course immerses you in silence to help you gain an understanding of the perspective of the hearing impaired and uses videos to demonstrate not only how to make signs, but how to communicate with facial expression.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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If you've always been interested in drawing but don't really know how to get started, then this is the course for you. Gain a solid foundation and understanding of the basics of drawing and become the artist you've always dreamed you could be!


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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Learn to play any style of music on the guitar, and become the musician you've always wanted to be! This course provides basic guitar skills that you'll build step-by-step with hands-on exercises, audio and video recordings, and detailed instructions to put you well on your way to becoming a skilled player.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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Many people are exploring the benefits of alternative therapies for their pets. Join Gail Jett, Nurse Practitioner and Certified Eden Energy Medicine Advanced Practitioner, as she explains the foundation of energy medicine and demonstrates simple techniques to use with your pets.


Saturday, November 7, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn the simplicity and beauty of making handcrafted pasta. Chef Candy will demonstrate how to make and shape homemade pasta dough into two classic shapes. Discover how to use the pasta to create Spinach & Ricotta Ravioli, and Pumpkin Agnolotti. Impress your friends and family with these Italian comfort food dishes, perfect for the upcoming holidays. For the best online experience, we recommend that you use a PC or Mac.


Thursday, October 22, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Introduces the organization and management of a fire and emergency services department and the relationship of government agencies to the fire service. Emphasis is placed on fire and emergency service ethics and leadership from the perspective of the company officer. (This course is a FESHE non-core requirement and is equivalent to NFA C0272.) Prerequisites: SFS 101, SFS 102, WR 121 or instructor permission. Please contact Stephanie Goetsch, sgoetsch@cocc.edu to obtain instructor permission. Books are required for this class.


September 22, 2020 to December 8, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn alongside COCC credit students in this French 101: First Year course. The first course of a three-course sequence in French emphasizes active communication in the language. Students will also develop basic skills in listening, reading, and writing in French. This is a college-level language course. Assignments, tests and quizzes are optional for Continuing Education students. Textbook is required for this course.


September 21, 2020 to December 11, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
September 22, 2020 to December 10, 2020, CAS 103
This course is designed for beginners and emphasizes active communication in Italian. Students will develop basic skills in listening, reading, writing, and speaking the Italian language. It is the first course of a three-course sequence. Successful completion of this sequence prepares students for entry into the second-year level at COCC. This is a college-level language course and is intended for students who have no knowledge of Italian. Assignments, tests and quizzes are optional for Continuing Education students.


September 22, 2020 to December 10, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn relevant information on a variety of financial topics including stocks, bonds, mutual funds and asset allocation. This class will also review the basics of retirement planning, estate planning and preparing for the unexpected.


Wednesday, October 21, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn to trace your family history and make it come alive. This course provides hands-on examples that help you dig deeper into your family's past using several subscription-based websites that you will be able to access during the course.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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Being the next bestselling author is not the only way to have a successful writing career. In this eye-opening course, students will learn to turn their talent for writing into money in the bank. Guided by a seasoned professional, students will discover where their experience and desires intersect with today's marketplace and chart a personal course toward their writing dreams.


October 6-22, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Aspiring writers do not fail because they lack talent, experience or fresh ideas. Most rejection notices come because they do not understand how to fit their content into today's marketplace. Take your writing plan to the next level with this hands-on workshop. Learn writing techniques to make your content stand out from the crowd.


November 3-19, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Getting your work published is not the end of your work as a writer. In many ways, it is just the beginning. Every writer needs readers. In this class, take your writing plan and skills to the next level and learn techniques to turn your readers into fans. Learn who your best audience is and how to reach them. Explore tools and techniques to advance your writing career to new heights.


December 1-17, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Develop English grammar skills and take your writing and speaking to the next level. This course explores the eight parts of speech, punctuation and mechanics, foundational sentence construction, phrases, clauses, problem words, common mistakes, and more with practical, hands-on exercises.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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This AHA Heartsaver HeartCode class teaches lifesaving skills perfect for the general public in a hybrid format including a convenient self-paced online class followed by an in-person 2.5 hour skills session. See class bulletin for more information on in-person class guidelines.


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Discover how to appreciate and cherish your aging parents. This course will help you learn what to expect, what to watch for, how to deal with physical and emotional challenges, and where to find resources to help as your parent or loved ones transition into their golden years.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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Work alongside COCC credit students to enhance ceramic hand-building and wheel throwing skills. This course has continued focus on complex thrown and hand built forms with attention to design elements, as well as the understanding of glaze formulation, testing and kiln firing. Textbook and materials are required for this course.


September 22, 2020 to December 10, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
This is an introductory course intended to build visual literacy with emphasis on the historical and contemporary methods, processes and motivations that generate visual art experiences. See Bulletin for more information on technical requirements.


September 21, 2020 to December 13, 2020, ONLINE BLACKBOARD
This course is an in-depth look at the Cryptocurrency System, the financial system our world could be moving towards.  Learn what you need to know about how Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies work and the technology behind them. Gain a conceptual foundation to safely navigate and trade in these markets.


October 20, 2020 to November 12, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Create state-of-the-art, modern websites like the pros using CSS3 and HTML5. This course will provide you with the foundation you need to master these two critical and fast-growing new Web languages through hands-on training and expert instruction.


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Learn to transform plain living spaces into beautiful and functional rooms. This course will give you the knowledge to design a room floor to ceiling with understanding of color theory, industry trends, special arrangements, floor plans, design ideas, and interior design basics.


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This course is designed for the casual musician who would like to learn how to read music, or who would like a refresher course. Students will explore the language of music, and practice concepts learned through musical examples, sight-reading and sight-singing exercises. All experience levels welcome. Textbook is required for this course.


October 12, 2020 to November 9, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Photoshop is the world's most popular photo-editing program. Artists, photographers, designers, and hobbyists all rely on Adobe Photoshop for image creation and editing. The course provides detailed, step-by-step instructions that will teach you how to use Photoshop CC with confidence.


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The poem is an amazing and portable tool for getting closer to the world, to other people, and to yourself. The skills needed to write a poem are available to anyone. Join Irene Cooper and fellow poets as we read poems, write using prompts, and stock our toolboxes with the materials we need to express ourselves in a poem.


October 17-24, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Interested in sharing your memoir, poetry, photographs, or other creative work with the world? In this introductory class, learn about the pros and cons of self-publishing; the online platforms available for formatting, printing, and distributing your work; and which publishing methods are most appropriate for your goals.


Saturday, November 7, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Jesse Felder worked at the largest firm on Wall Street, co-founded a multi-billion-dollar hedge fund, and has managed investment portfolios in Bend for over a decade. Invest Like the Best is a survival guide to investing in the financial markets, and will focus on how to build a sound, low cost investment portfolio for any environment. Learn how to boost returns and avoid major drawdowns.


October 5-26, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Join trained wine sommelier Laura Craska-Cooper for an evening of wine appreciation. This course is designed for those who like wine and want to know more about it, and for those who would like to enjoy wine and just don't know where to begin. Learn about the basic components of wine and the fundamentals of wine tasting. Along the way, Laura will discuss various wine regions and the basic rules of pairing wines with food. By the end of the class, students will be able to navigate a wine shop or restaurant wine list with confidence. The instructor will provide a list of three wines to purchase prior to the class so students can taste along with her if they choose (optional). Participating students must be 21 years of age or older.


Thursday, October 15, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Discover how to establish a healthy approach to weight loss and weight management. By the end of this course, you'll know how to set effective goals for eating, exercise, and many other elements that affect your weight, and be on your way to losing weight and keeping it off for good.


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Learn to create delicious and nutritious meals by reducing fat without sacrificing flavor. This course provides tips on menu planning and quicker cooking, and it allows you to try out over 50 exciting lower-fat recipes.


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It is time to get in the holiday spirit and create beautiful holiday wreaths. This hands-on class offers step-by-step instructions to make and decorate holiday wreaths for your home or to give away as a beautiful homemade gift. Students will create three hand tied wreaths using natural materials such as conifer greenery, pinecones, dried flowers, berries, dried fruit and other plant materials. Materials included in price. Students are welcome to bring personal items to incorporate into their wreaths if they wish.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Learn what you need to know before it's too late to make the most of your Social Security!


Thursday, October 15, 2020, ONLINE WEBEX
Learn alongside COCC credit students in this introductory Mandarin Chinese language class. The Mandarin Chinese language is presented within the context of Chinese culture and is the first of a three-course sequence. Introduces students to the sound system of Mandarin Chinese and moves on to basic skills in listening, speaking, reading, and copying a limited number of Chinese characters. This class is a college-level culture class and assignments, tests and quizzes are optional for Continuing Education students. Your instructor will provide details prior to class.


September 22, 2020 to December 10, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn alongside COCC credit students in this first course of a three-course sequence in intermediate Mandarin Chinese language and culture. This course will focus on effective communication in the Mandarin Chinese language, emphasizing both the written and spoken language, as well as an understanding of the practices and products of Chinese culture. Prerequisites: CHN 103. Textbook is required for this course.


September 22, 2020 to December 9, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Become a skilled photographer when it comes to taking beautiful pictures of adults, children, or babies. This course will help you discover the best way to shoot faces, fix common close-up problems, and use digital photo editing techniques to retouch your photos.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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Start your mornings intentionally with a short mindfulness practice. Tune in and get present each Tuesday and Thursday by calling in via Zoom for a live, guided practice to kick off a great day. Use your phone, computer or tablet. No video necessary. Each session will be recorded and posted for you to access later. You'll also receive resources for guided reflections and encouragement.


September 15-29, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
October 1-29, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Winter holidays call for a buffet of dishes that highlight seasonal flavors and mouth-watering ingredients. Join Chef Holly as she demonstrates how to make flavorful, plant-based dishes such as Delicata Squash with Cranberries and Wild Rice, Lemon-Garlic Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Christmas Bruschetta, and Chocolate-Peppermint Cookies. Students will leave class with an understanding of the benefits of plant-based eating and the methods for creating wintertime holiday recipes. Recipes, shopping lists and kitchen equipment needed will be provided in advance or those who would like to cook along with the demonstration. New recipes are used each class, so returning students are welcome.


Wednesday, December 2, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Are you concerned about how you will get enough protein if you switch to a plant-based diet? Join Chef Holly and explore the many different ways to incorporate alternative proteins into your plant-based meals. Learn specific benefits of legumes, grains, nuts and seeds and cook along with Holly as she demonstrates different recipes to try at home. Recipes, shopping lists and kitchen equipment needed will be provided in advance for those who would like to cook along with the demonstration. Most recipes are also gluten-free.


Saturday, October 24, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Good writing of any kind benefits from clarity, precision, and fresh language, and poetry can help! Perfect the well-crafted line, sharpen your imagery, and get the emotional impact you're after with prompts, exercises, and techniques borrowed from poetry to improve your writing game, whatever your genre.


December 5-12, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Sharpen your Spanish while learning about the fascinating world of Peru. Students will improve their conversational language skills by watching short multimedia presentations in Spanish on Peru's rich culture and geography. Following the presentations, students will discuss the topics as well as formulate simple questions in Spanish to reinforce comprehension. This class, conducted in Spanish, is designed for beginning to intermediate Spanish language learners, but all levels are welcome.


November 3-10, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Join professional organizer and photo coach Debbie Bauman in this interactive online course focused on sorting and organizing printed photos. Students will learn how to identify their photo goals and develop a strategy to achieve those goals. This is a great course for those who are overwhelmed with how to start organizing their boxes, bins, and bags of printed photos and outdated media.


October 21-28, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Experience a uniquely dynamic, introspective, and transformative process that asks the most important life questions. This class will empower you to access your own inner wisdom, power and passion. You will be gently guided by a certified professional coach to clarify, align, and write your life vision and purpose statements based on your core values and guiding principles, and take actions that produce intentional results.


September 22, 2020 to October 1, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn alongside COCC credit students in this French 201: Second Year course. This class continues the work of First Year French, reviewing, expanding and perfecting pronunciation, structure and vocabulary for the purpose of active oral and written communication. Emphasis will be placed on writing and reading skills. Incorporates culture in all aspects of the course; class taught mostly in French. Prerequisite: First Year French III (103). Course should be taken in sequence. This is a college-level language course. Assignments, tests and quizzes are optional for Continuing Education students.


September 21, 2020 to December 11, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Everyone judges a book by its cover. In this class for self-publishers, study the principles of good cover design, learn how to find stock images and fonts that can be used in commercial projects, and observe a demonstration on how to create a complete cover file using a graphic design program.


Saturday, November 21, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Did you know you can format a book for self-publishing using only a word processing program? This class will cover how to turn a manuscript into a professional-looking interior with attractive chapter titles, page numbers, an automated table of contents, and more.


Saturday, November 14, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Join NASM Certified Personal Trainer Shantyel Bowman for small group fitness training designed to help you meet your individual fitness goals including greater cardiovascular health, muscular strength/endurance and flexibility. With a Masters Degree in Athletic Training, Shantyel takes a holistic approach to total body wellness. Focusing initially on stabilization and balance then transitioning in to endurance, strength and power.


September 22, 2020 to December 10, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Join functional fitness specialist Shondra Zimmerman for small group fitness training designed to help you meet your individual fitness goals including greater cardiovascular health, muscular strength/endurance and flexibility. Shondra's mission is to help you learn the general rules of the moving body, while pushing your physical limits in a safe and progressive environment. She uses a combination of mindful functional strength, joint mobility and proper stretching to help you reach your goals.


September 21, 2020 to December 9, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
September 22, 2020 to December 10, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Join experienced endurance athlete and coach Tammy Kovaluk in small group fitness training designed to help you meet your individual fitness goals including greater cardiovascular health, muscular strength/endurance and flexibility. With a background in sports performance for athletes, obstacle course racing and run coaching, Tammy implements her experience to customize training for daily life.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Grow delicious, nutritious fruit and vegetables in your own backyard. Whether you want to provide food for your family, save money, get exercise, or just be more self-sufficient, this course will give you the skills and knowledge you need to have a successful harvest.


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Learn the details of the 2018 Tax Law and how it may affect your personal tax situation. Discussion will include tax optimization strategies for gifting, Social Security, estate planning and investments including Roth conversions.


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Medicare is a critical source of health insurance for 44 million Americans. You need in-depth information on the often confusing process of the Medicare system to make informed choices with your own, or a loved one's, health insurance.


Tuesday, September 22, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Tuesday, October 20, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Thursday, November 12, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Thursday, November 19, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Dr. Andria Woodell brings you an hybrid self-paced and interactive live online professional development workshop on the psychological science behind bias and how awareness of the research can help individuals and communities work to change our perception and interaction with others.


November 13-21, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
This course will help you understand what cholesterol is, its functions in the body, and how it relates to cardiovascular disease. Medical treatments used to manage cholesterol, and practical lifestyle modifications to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease will also be covered.


October 20-22, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn about the history, legal requirements and distillation requirements of various styles of whiskey made in the United States. This class is interactive and students will spend part of the afternoon learning the art of whiskey tasting. You will nose, taste and evaluate a diverse selection of whiskies, such as Bourbon, Rye, Wheat, American Light and non-traditional styles. Students must be 21 years of age or older and bring ID.


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The Wines of France class will provide a bird's eye overview of the major wine-producing regions in France before diving into three wines from three different wine regions. By the end of class, students will be able to navigate the wine labeling hierarchy of the three wine regions and understand the factors that make each region unique from the other. The instructor will provide a general list of three wines to purchase before the class so students can taste along if they choose (optional). Participating students must be 21 years of age or older.


Thursday, December 3, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Discover wire wrapping and hammered metal jewelry techniques in this fun and interactive course. Projects vary, but may include a wrapped stone, a hammered bracelet, or various rings. Materials and tools are required for this course. Materials are required for this course.


October 3-17, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
This class connects the body and the breath to ease overactive minds while reducing stress. Explore the use of sports science and alignment principles for safe flowing movements and asanas, to increase strength and flexibility, develop greater balance, and enhance feelings of well-being.


September 22, 2020 to November 10, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
September 24, 2020 to November 12, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Are you interested in learning Spanish but feel nervous or intimidated? This class is the perfect class for you. Designed for those with zero previous Spanish language learning, this class will take you beyond "hola" and increase your comfort level for learning a new language. If you have had any previous Spanish instruction, please register for a Conversational Spanish course.


October 7-28, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM