Personal Enrichment

Courses

This workshop is a comprehensive introduction to the many applications of essential oils. Topics include: how to use, buy and store, basic care kit, pharmacological and psychological properties, carrier oils, and everyday applications.


Thursday, October 10, 2019, WDC*D124
This course is designed to offer an introduction to medicinal herbs and their history of use in healing. Topics include a brief history of herbal medicine, how herbs work in the human body, herbal properties and characteristics, and demonstrations of how to prepare a wide range of internal and external applications.


Tuesday, November 12, 2019, WDC*D124
Whether you are considering a 3D printer in the future or you would just like to experience this exciting technology in action, this class is for you. You will learn where to find 3D files and how to create your own 3D models for printing.


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Whether you are considering a 3D printer in the future or you would just like to experience this exciting technology in action, this class is for you. You will learn where to find 3D files and how to create your own 3D models for printing. This class is perfect for parent and child or grandparent and grandchild.


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Designed to serve as an introduction to 3D printing technology, this four-week workshop will provide you with the opportunity to print your own simple 3D project. Learn about the software involved in 3D printing, internet resources and experience the KCC Innovation Lab in this hands-on class.


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Learn how to use a laser engraver and practice engraving wood, acrylic, paper, cardboard, leather and more. This class will cover creating digital files compatible with a laser cutter. Each student will have the opportunity to create a small project as they learn the laser cutting process from start to finish.


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This course is designed to introduce you to a standard tarot deck and some basic spreads for readings. Students will learn a simple meaning for each card, both in the upright and reversed positions.


October 3, 2019 to November 21, 2019, WDC*D212
In this two-hour session you will be introduced to a way of relaxing, clearing your mind, tuning in, and creating an open dialogue to become more enlightened about your future through a tarot deck.


Thursday, September 26, 2019, WDC*D123
Excel has become the backbone that powers many organizations. Build your Excel skills in a one-day workshop for beginners.


Wednesday, September 4, 2019, WDC*D122
Learn how to manipulate large worksheets; use multiple worksheets and workbooks; customize Excel; apply advanced formatting; use Excel as a list manager; perform advanced charting options; use auditing and comments features; and create and manage templates.


Wednesday, September 25, 2019, WDC*D122
Topics include working with multiple worksheets and workbooks; using LOOKUP functions and formula auditing; sharing and protecting workbooks; data validation; creating sparklines; and mapping and forecasting data.


Wednesday, October 23, 2019, WDC*D122
Learn how to efficiently use the Word window; edit documents; move and copy text; distinguish between character and paragraph formatting; create and manage tables; control page layout features.


Monday, September 16, 2019, WDC*D122
In this course, you will learn to work with styles, sections, and columns; formatting tables; print labels and envelopes; create templates and use building blocks; work with graphics and objects; and manage document revisions.


Monday, October 28, 2019, WDC*D121
In this fast-paced two hour session, participant will explore what Parliamentary procedures is and isn't.


Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Join award-winning author, teacher, and Italian scholar Joseph Luzzi as he leads participants on a video lecture tour of Italy's "greatest cultural hits," as we explore the fascinating world of Italian art, music, film, and literature. Participants will learn how Italy has been a "grand tour" travel destination for centuries as we discover the fine art of living Italian style.


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This video lecture will unveil the mysteries of the Bible, Homer's?Odyssey, Dante's?Divine Comedy, and Shakespeare's? Hamlet? then closer to today Virginia Woolf's? To the Lighthouse, Ralph Ellison's? Invisible Man, Harper Lee's? To Kill A Mockingbird? and Joseph Heller's? Catch 22.


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Take a tour of 1968 through this video lecture to understand the Sixties generation -- and who we are as a nation -- it is essential to journey through 1968 and see how that seminal year shaped and influenced our history.


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Investigate perhaps the most remarkable genius of the Italian Renaissance or any other time, Leonardo da Vinci. Through this video lecture, we'll follow him from his birth as the illegitimate son of a minor notary in a provincial town, to his death in France where he had been given a castle by his last great patron, King Francis 1.


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Computers answer questions, give directions, serve as companions, and guide autonomous cars and weapons of war. Learning about the ethics of letting machines decide so much.


Monday, July 29, 2019, WDC*D124
In this class you will develop time-specific goals to guide you in the direction of your heart's desires. You will design a personal vision board. Come fulfill your life's purpose by allowing the power of the vision board to manifest in your life.


Wednesday, October 23, 2019, WDC*D123
In this video lecture, Professor David Helfand carefully distinguishes facts from fictions, and physics certainties from feedback uncertainties. Every planet's temperature is controlled by a simple balance between the energy it receives and the energy it radiates back into space. We will examine each of the main factors affecting this balance.


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This course will explore the ways in which volunteer board members ensure they are doing the best job possible for the organizations they serve.


Tuesday, October 15, 2019, WDC*D151
This video lecture discusses medical technologies that have brought us miracle drugs and unprecedented longevity are also forcing us to confront increasingly difficult ethical dilemmas.


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In the race for digital dominance, there will be winners and losers. Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are the four horsemen leading the race. This video lecture's provocative perspective will have students rethinking their assumptions about where the world is headed next, as the instructor shares insights on who will thrive or die in a digital age.


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We may not wear bell bottoms and tie-dye t-shirts anymore, and let's not talk about what happened to our hair. But even though it's been half a century since the 1960s, it's a decade that continues to reverberate in our society, politics, culture, and institutions to this very day.


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Despite cultural evolution and society's changing attitudes toward women in politics, running for public office remains a much less attractive and feasible endeavor for women than for men.


Tuesday, July 23, 2019, WDC*D123
Take an insider's look at the polls by leading historians that rank the presidents, and share some stories behind the greatest (and failed) presidents.


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No matter how old you are, you're aging. You started aging from the moment you were born, and you'll continue aging until the moment you die. That's the brutal, universal fact. But people age differently, as you've noticed if you've looked around and compared yourself to your peers. Are you aging better than they are? Worse than they are? In what ways and for what reasons? In this video lecture we'll review what biological, psychological, and social research has taught us about growing older.


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This video lecture discusses the one thing great film directors have in common--lofty artistic ambitions. They take on the toughest issues and most provocative themes of their day hoping to eloquently bring them to life on screen.


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This video lecture puts to rest another of the remarkable myths of the American Revolution: that it was an all male affair. Really? An eight-year home front war and American women didn't notice it? In fact, the politicization of women in the 1760s and 1770s is one of the most striking consequences of the rebellion against British rule.


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A community educator and licensed insurance representative will discuss Medicare Parts A and B, and Medicare Supplement Plans. Come learn about eligibility, enrollment, and the benefits of Medicare and Medicare Supplements.


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A goal without a plan is just a wish. Put your goals into action. Learn how to set attainable goals, turn off that negative voice and become a confident goal achiever.


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