Courses

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.


Thursday, October 28, 2021, CHLAB 301
This course will examine four of the major world religions (Islam, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism), their beliefs and practices, and the way each interacts with the world. Gain a better understanding of these world views so you can appreciate what each offers and evaluate each from a position of knowledge. A textbook is required for this course.


February 9, 2022 to March 9, 2022, RDM3 305
Join Lynne Dean, a retired latent fingerprint expert who helped track The Green River Killer, in this fascinating look into the real world of crime scene investigation. View the inside workings of a forensic fingerprint laboratory, learn about the practice of fingerprint mutilation to prevent detection and actively review and analyze evidence from real crime scenes. This course is great for the CSI amateur enthusiast, mystery writers or book clubs. Materials are required for this course.


Saturday, October 23, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Equine Facilitated Learning (EFL) is an innovative and respected technique in the realm of personal and professional development. Explore your own skills with non-verbal communication, empathy, listening, body awareness, boundaries, confidence, and decision-making. No riding involved and no experience required.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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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This course will help you prepare to pass the Ham Radio Licensed Technician test and obtain your license so you can begin your journey into ham radio. The curriculum is primarily guided self-study and is approved by the Amateur Radio Relay League (ARRL) and the FCC. The class will end with a 90-minute licensing test.


Saturday, November 20, 2021, HCC 0230
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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Whether you are new to horses, struggling with your own horse, or looking to tune-up your handling and communication skills, this course will cover a wide range of skill-building activities to suit each individual's needs. No riding involved and no experience required. In the event of inclement weather, the course will be rescheduled. Wear closed-toe leather shoes and wear layers. Information on course location will be emailed to registered students.


Saturday, October 23, 2021, HORSETALK
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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Smartphones can be used for so much more than making a call and sending a text message, they can revolutionize the way we live. In this course, learn how to navigate your phone with ease. Explore tips and tricks for using the built-in features, touchscreen, settings, shortcuts, applications, and more. Course will cover both Android and Apple phone features.


February 7-17, 2022, CHLAB 301
If you've taken Introduction to Smartphones and still want to learn more, this course is for you! This course will cover smartphone hardware, modes of communication, data transfer methods, connecting and navigating other smart devices, privacy, security, and camera features.


November 29, 2021 to December 10, 2021, CHLAB 301
Topics in this beginning techniques class will include tips on which stitch to use, types of needles and when to use them, adjusting tension and different types of seams for various applications.


Saturday, January 8, 2022, HCC 0260
Saturday, February 5, 2022, HCC 0260
Saturday, March 12, 2022, HCC 0260
Celebrate your life by using your photos to create a calendar! Enjoy memories from the past throughout 2022 by creating a calendar for the coming year. Professional organizer and photo coach Debbie Bauman will take you step-by-step through how to select an online platform, upload or access your digital photos and create a personalized calendar.


Thursday, December 9, 2021, CHLAB 207
Personalized photo gifts are appreciated by friends and family of all ages. This holiday season, give a one-of-a-kind gift using your very own photos. Professional organizer and photo coach Debbie Bauman will share examples of 10 easy gift ideas, take you step-by-step through how to select an online platform, upload or access your digital photos, and help you create a personalized gift or two -- just in time for the gift-giving season.


Tuesday, November 30, 2021, CHLAB 207
Holiday cards are fun to give and receive. This year surprise your family and friends with a personalized card using your photos. Professional organizer & photo coach Debbie Bauman will share examples of holiday card layout ideas, take you step-by-step through how to select an online platform, upload or access your digital photos, and work with you to create a beautiful personalized card.


Tuesday, November 2, 2021, CHLAB 207
Experience a uniquely dynamic, introspective, and transformative process that asks the most important life questions. This course 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.


October 19-26, 2021, CHLAB 301
The Redmond Community Choir provides an opportunity for singers of all levels to participate in a fun choral experience. This non-auditioned ensemble will learn and perform a wide variety of musical styles and genres ranging from classical to contemporary, and sacred to secular choral works. The course will culminate with a concert performance at the end of the term. Bring $20 (cash or check) for music rental fee to the first class session.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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This course is a great way to get started on your sewing adventure. Bring your machine and owner's manual and learn common features shared by all standard sewing machines, as well as some features specific to your model.


Tuesday, January 18, 2022, BEC 0160
Thursday, March 3, 2022, BEC 0160
Many readers consider Mark Twain's novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to be the "great American novel." Huck is the quintessential American innocent, who unerringly works out the moral way to behave in the corrupted society of pre-Civil War America. Using the novel as a prompt, you will explore issues such as racism, slavery, freedom, prejudice, and the hypocrisy of a "civilized society."


January 18, 2022 to March 8, 2022, 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 Master KonMari Consultant, as she introduces the philosophy, practice and practical application of tidying up your life and space using this method.


Thursday, October 21, 2021, CHLAB 301
Join COCC Continuing Education on the second Tuesday of each month (October - June) for a presentation on topics that will expand your mind, ignite your creativity and broaden your horizons. Highlighting various faculty members and Central Oregon experts, we will explore topics ranging from international culture to current events to emerging technologies and more.


October 12, 2021 to June 14, 2022, CHLAB 301
Everyone has a story. Yours is unique and should be written and shared. In this course, you will learn to identify your motivation for sharing your story, techniques to document and preserve both the highlights and lowlights of your experience and more.


January 22, 2022 to February 26, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
In this workshop, you will take on the perspective of animals other than humans, using a dog as your muse. Through writing exercises, discussion and readings, explore the writing process and gain a better understanding of writing from another point of view entirely not your own.


February 19, 2022 to March 12, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM