Courses

Take the challenge out of meal planning and get excited about making dinner. Learn to prepare meals with seven ingredients (or less) that will be ready to serve in 30 minutes. Discover time-saving tips, preparation methods, and how to incorporate more vegetables in your meals.


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Dobro Pozhalovat'! Join us for this continuing Russian course. We will use a required book to spur conversations about where we grew up, our education, and our beliefs about family. The book is based on a vocabulary of about 300 high-frequency Russian words. You are welcome to join the class if your Russian language is rudimentary, but you must have a basic ability to decode Cyrillic characters. We will continue to include holidays, songs, and games in our lessons. This class is for Advanced Beginner-Intermediate students.


September 26, 2022 to November 16, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
This course is for advanced Spanish-speaking students who want to practice speaking the language and incorporate it into their everyday lives. Develop your Spanish speaking and comprehension skills through literature and conversation. New materials are added each session so returning students are always welcome.


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Learn basic conversational skills in German, including the alphabet, vocabulary and essential grammar structures in order to carry on easy conversations. This course will focus on developing and practicing speaking and listening skills.


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Dobro Pozhalovat'! Join us for this introductory Russian course and learn the basics of the Russian language and culture. Through activities, fairy tale figures, songs, and other personalities, you will become familiar with 16 of the highest-used Russian verbs and basic nouns.


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What does it take to really care for a horse? What do they need to be healthy, content, and willing partners with us? In this class, we review health considerations, healthy housing, psychological well-being, grooming, handling, equipment and resources. Sessions are tailored to the needs of the participants whether you want to own, foster, lease or whether you already have a horse. All activities are ground based (no riding); and no experience is necessary.


Saturday, July 23, 2022
Saturday, October 1, 2022
This course will examine four of the major world religions (Buddhism, Yoruba, Judaism, Daoism), their beliefs and practices and the way each interacts with the world. Our purpose is to gain a better understanding of these world views in order to appreciate what each offers and evaluate each from a position of knowledge. A textbook is required for this course.


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This class offers a basic level of conversation on cultural topics. Build your vocabulary and language skills along with your comprehension and confidence. Spanish Conversation II or instructor approval is recommended.


September 29, 2022 to December 8, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
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. Textbook is required for this class.


September 26, 2022 to December 5, 2022, CHLAB 301
September 28, 2022 to December 7, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
October 4, 2022 to December 6, 2022, RDM3 305
This all -levels exercise class uses fun props such as light weights, pilates rings, stability balls and other tools combining core focused strengthening and stretching exercises drawn from pilates, barre, and yoga. No previous experience with any of these forms is necessary.


September 20, 2022 to December 8, 2022, RDM1 108
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.


Wednesday, October 5, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Clean up your digital photo collection with professional organizer and photo coach Debbie Bauman. In this interactive course, 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.


August 10-17, 2022, CHLAB 207
Join us as we travel virtually through the captivating world of Portugal. We will learn about culture, geography, history as well as food and wine. Our destinations will include Porto, Lisbon and the Algarve Coast. This Zoom course will be interactive as we share travel experiences and experience Portugal through course presentations and activities each week. Course taught in English.


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Horses provide in-the-moment feedback about communication and leadership. Learn about your comfort with risk, confidence, perspectives, self-awareness of thought, emotion and body language.


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This exploratory papermaking workshop introduces participants to the world of papermaking. Students will learn how to turn plant fiber into luscious handmade paper sheets. 


Wednesday, July 20, 2022
This course introduces students to the processes by which landscapes evolve in a field based setting. Learn how to observe the landscape using methods from field sciences such as geology and ecology, and then apply ideas from these sciences to interpret how landscapes change. The course will take place primarily outdoors, including hiking to field sites and camping for an extended period of time. Daily field trips with up to six miles of hiking on rough terrain with up to 1000' elevation gain.This course begins June 21 and ends July 21, 2022, in Bend. Last day to drop with refund is Jun 24, 2022. Class meets June 21 remote via Zoom, and in-person on the Bend campus July 11-12, followed by a nine day field trip leaving July 13 and returning July 21. A portion of the total course fee will cover transportation, food and camping for the entire trip.


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This final course of a three-course sequence in first year Mandarin Chinese language is presented within the context of Chinese culture. It expands on effective communicative skills in both the written and spoken language. This is a college-level language course. Prerequisites: CHN 102.


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George Orwell wrote extensively on the politicization of language. He showed in his writings how language can be used to alter perceptions, bury the truth, and legitimate oppressive regimes. We will read his essay, "Politics and the English Language," and his dystopian novel, 1984. In this time of fake news and alternative facts, Orwell's thoughts about "newspeak" are timely and relevant.


October 4, 2022 to November 22, 2022
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 to suit each individual's needs.


Saturday, September 17, 2022
This course is an engaging overview of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's most famous dissents and their applicability in regard to the current events of Equal Pay, gender discrimination, voting rights, Roe v. Wade, and more. After a broad overview of the caselaw, students conclude the course by creating a piece of art, using a medium of their choice. Materials list will be provided the first day of class.


October 27, 2022 to November 17, 2022, BEC 0152
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. Recommended preparation: Intermediate Spanish language skills.


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This Spanish special studies course is for intermediate Spanish language learners who want to practice speaking the language and incorporate it into their everyday lives. Students will develop their speaking, listening, writing and reading skills by viewing portions of Spanish language films and engaging with the instructor.


July 14, 2022 to August 11, 2022, HCC 0190
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.


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This course introduces material removal operations emphasizing safe operational practices. Includes basic part layout, hand tools, drill press, band-saw, manual milling, and manual lathe processes with an emphasis on production speeds and feeds. Taught by Redmond Manufacturing and Applied Technology faculty, along credit students on in-class projects. Personal projects are only allowed with instructor approval. Price includes open shop hours Monday through Thursday, 9:00AM-8:00PM so students can work as their schedule allows. Shop hours may be limited as space allows. All students must attend the mandatory safety orientation class.


September 19, 2022 to December 1, 2022, RDM3 306
Have you taken Introduction to Smartphones and still want to learn more? This course is for you! Join Abe Makda and explore additional features on your phone. This course will cover smartphone hardware, modes of communication, data transfer methods, connecting and navigating other smart devices, privacy, security, and camera features.


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Looking for a new hobby or to hone your welding skills? This introductory course will cover focused on introductory level skills used in structural plate welding in accordance to AWS D1.1 Structural Steel Welding code. Introduces basic welding processes, safety, nomenclature, and equipment operation for introduction to perform 1F and 2F weldments using shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) welding and gas metal arc welding (GMAW) on mild steel.. It includes relevant safety topics and an introduction to shielded metal arc welding. Shop hours may be limited as space allows. All students must attend the mandatory safety orientation class.


September 19, 2022 to December 1, 2022, RDM3 306
This course will offer a lively interactive discussion analyzing the basic principles, themes, and powerful words of the United States Constitution. We will examine the origins of the lines in the Constitution and debate their meaning in a fun, informative, friendly, and respectful environment. The course facilitator will be Rod Hanson, a 47 year veteran teacher of the Constitution, and 12 year instructor of Political Science at Central Oregon Community College.


November 2, 2022 to December 7, 2022, BEC 0152
Join professional organizer and photo coach Debbie Bauman in this interactive course focused on sorting and organizing printed photos. 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.


July 27, 2022 to August 3, 2022, BEC 0152
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.


September 19, 2022 to December 5, 2022, RTEC 209
This final course of a three-course sequence in intermediate Mandarin Chinese language and culture will focus on effective communication, emphasizing both the written and spoken language, as well as an understanding of the practices and products of Chinese culture. This is a college-level language course. Textbook is required for this course. Prerequisites: CHN 202.


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Gain inspiration and make progress on your own special sewing project. This unique, hands-on workshop will give you time to work on a project at your own pace, while gaining tips, tricks and assistance from an expert seamstress. Bring your portable sewing machine, a special project, all materials and your questions!


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Buddha taught that we all have a naturally conscious and loving presence. However, we get distracted by our reactions to life situations and develop habits of mind that overshadow our original nature. This class will explore how the Buddhist point of view guides the way to remembering the true heart/mind of compassion.


October 13, 2022 to November 17, 2022, Natural Mind Dharma Center
Are you interested in learning more about horses in rescue facilities? Are you considering volunteering at a rescue or adopting a horse? If so, this course will teach you about these amazing horses and improve your skills with equine communication and handling. No riding involved and no experience required.


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This program is filled with pure action as students enjoy one of the world's fastest growing pastimes: DRONES! Campers will learn about basic safety of drone flying and will progress through various skill challenges. Drone camp will be both educational and fun, applying math, science, and logic in an engaging way. Join us for this fun-filled educational opportunity! For students aged 10-14.


June 27-30, 2022, LIB 0118
July 5-8, 2022, MDR 117
July 11-14, 2022, PRI 114
In this youth camp, students will experience four different visual arts media with lifelong art educator, Bill Lewis. Students will work in watercolor, soft pastel, drawing, and crafting, and complete fun and easy, hands-on projects every day. No prior experience with art necessary. Join us for this fun-filled and interactive camp! For students aged 10-14.


August 1-4, 2022, PRI 119
August 15-18, 2022, MDR 115
Discover dovetail and finger joints, both hand and machine made. This course will cover the fundamentals of wood characteristics, project selection, tool selection, woodcutting, milling, sanding, joinery, construction, and finishing. Students will practice their skills and create a personal project that uses dovetail and finger joints. Materials not included.


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