Courses

This is an introductory course in music/audio recording and production, including Avid Pro Tools User Certification. Topics will include a review of the physics of sound, critical/technical listening and analysis, microphones, digital audio, Pro Tools DAW fundamentals, and basic audio signal flow. Students will be required to create music recording projects.


May 18, 2021 to June 24, 2021, Purdue Fort Wayne Sweetwater Music Center
Take your photography skills to the next level! This course will cover advanced topics in photography, including lenses, cameras, lighting, portraiture, and theory. Both technical and artistic aspects of photography will be discussed and evaluated, including the concept and meaning behind the creation of images.


May 19, 2021 to June 16, 2021, Hybrid - Mix of Online and On Campus
Learn the fundamental features of Photoshop® CC 2020 that will allow you to explore layout and design tools to help you create exciting and dynamic images.

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If you speak English, you can teach conversational English! You don't have to be certified or speak the local language. Make money from home by teaching English online. Earn a free vacation, 2-month paid summer job, or full-time work that earns up to $90K a year. Learn the best paying jobs, qualifications, certification programs & specific hiring organizations.


Saturday, October 30, 2021, Online Course
Saturday, December 11, 2021, Online Course
Did you know that you can earn hundreds of thousands of airline frequent flyer miles and hotel reward points without ever stepping foot on a plane or paying for a hotel and then redeem them for high-value trips? Gina will show you her easy "Beginner Strategy" then graduate you to more advanced strategies that earn you 1 million+ reward points a year. All the major reward programs will be detailed.


Saturday, July 31, 2021, Online Course
Saturday, November 13, 2021, Online Course
We are ready to get back to our travels! When is it safe to go on a trip, where can we go, how do we stay safe, and how do we make our travel free?


Saturday, October 23, 2021, Online Course
Saturday, December 4, 2021, Online Course
Course activities and conversations will have you communicating comfortably in French in no time. You will learn about the history and culture of French-speaking peoples and interact directly with native speakers.

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This course is a continuation of French Conversation: Beginning I and focuses on conversational French, pronunciation, and correct grammar for effective communication.


June 22, 2021 to July 20, 2021, Online Course
Mindfulness and meditation can help transform quality of life for many people. This course will teach theoretical understanding and practical application of these concepts. Meditation will be taught not just as a technique, but as a way to be in life, resulting in a positive impact on wellness.

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This class is designed as a follow-up to the Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation class. Although people with no meditation experience are welcome, it is ideally suited for those who have an ongoing meditation practice. The class will focus on three qualities that can be cultivated during meditation and daily life: concentration, loving-kindness, and equanimity.


Wednesday, June 23, 2021, Online Course
Announcing for television and radio ads or narrating films and videos can be a lucrative career. Voice over has become a work-from-home job for many everyday people. This class will examine opportunities in the industry of voice-overs and discuss what it takes to become successful.


September 13-27, 2021, Online Course
If you are looking for an opportunity to learn how put a handle on a mug or improve your skills, this is the class for you! The workshop will focus on wheel throwing cups and learning various methods of handle making.


July 29, 2021 to September 1, 2021, Visual Arts Bldg Rm 114
This course will examine some of the most stimulating creations in human history. Join us as we come to see how artistic masterpieces from diverse societies and historical periods express a wide array of human experiences.


May 19, 2021 to June 16, 2021, Visual Arts Bldg Rm 204
A successful painting needs a foundation, just as a home cannot stand up without the underlying structure to support it. Discover the six basic elements for successful painting and explore what makes a paining great through lectures, studio assignments, and field trips.


September 21, 2021 to October 26, 2021, Modular Classroom Bldg Rm 114 - Enter from St. Joe Rd. Look for Lot 16 or Parking Garage 3 (P3).
The bird is the word! Birds are an integral part of any garden or natural space. What steps can we take to invite native birds into our outdoor spaces? Learn eco-friendly techniques to enhance your gardens and draw them into your outdoor space.

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This workshop will provide an overview of native pollinators and look at how we can provide them with food sources, lure them into our gardens and provide habitats for them in our urban garden spaces.

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This workshop will provide a brief overview of many of the benefits of native plants and how we can incorporate them into beautiful gardens, while also creating healthy and functional ecosystems.

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Dirt is cheap, good soil is priceless. Many ingredients make a healthy garden, but good soil is the most valuable ingredient. This workshop will dig deeper into our Indiana soil, offering eco-friendly tips and tricks to enhance and improve your soil for long-term growth.

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In this program, taught by staff of Fort Wayne's own McMillen Health, seniors will learn how to keep their brains active and how various behaviors can boost brain performance. Seniors will leave with an understanding of the importance of staying mentally and physically fit through regular exercise and good nutrition.


Wednesday, October 13, 2021, Online Course
Basic Life Support is designed to teach the skills of CPR, including the use of an AED. AHA First Aid teaches skills that can be performed with minimal equipment until medical personnel arrive.


Monday, September 13, 2021, Walb, Rm G08 - Enter from Crescent Ave. Look for Parking Garage 2 (P2).Walb is attached to P2.
Monday, November 1, 2021, Walb, Rm G08 - Enter from Crescent Ave. Look for Parking Garage 2 (P2).Walb is attached to P2.
Basic Life Support is designed to teach the skills of CPR, including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) and relief of foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO). Participants receive a CPR Completion Card from the American Heart Association.


Monday, October 4, 2021, Walb, Rm G08 - Enter from Crescent Ave. Look for Parking Garage 2 (P2).Walb is attached to P2.
Monday, December 6, 2021, Walb, Rm G08 - Enter from Crescent Ave. Look for Parking Garage 2 (P2).Walb is attached to P2.
This class will focus on making various stoneware pottery forms intended to be fired in the gas reduction kiln. Demonstrations and one-on-one instruction will be included. Participants will learn new glazing techniques as well as learn how to load and unload the kiln.

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Learning to decorate pottery in new and innovative ways will be the focus of this class. Decorating techniques such as sgraffito, mishima (inlay), paper resist, slip/glaze trailing, and others will be demonstrated. One-on-one instruction will be included.

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Learning to make teapots and pitchers will be the focus of this class. Demonstrations will include making wheel-thrown, slab-built, pulled, and molded spouts as well as lids and handles.

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This class will focus on making a variety of functional bowls and plates intended to be used for serving and eating food. Participants will learn to throw, trim, decorate and glaze the pottery made during the class and have the chance to practice what they learn.

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This class will focus on making various pottery forms intended to be fired in the soda kiln. Participants will learn to how to glaze and prepare pottery for soda firings, as well as learn how to load and fire the kiln.

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This class will focus on making various pottery forms intended to be fired in the wood kiln. Participants will learn how to glaze and prepare pottery for wood firings, as well as learn how to load and fire the kiln.

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Do you feel like you're spinning your wheels and not getting anywhere? You might benefit from some new tools in your productivity toolbox. Come learn tips from Northern Indiana's only Certified Professional Organizer and Productivity Consultant.

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Is your home a source of frustration instead of peace and calm? Are the piles of stuff overwhelming you and you get sidetracked every time you try to get organized? Do you waste a lot of time looking for things? Certified Professional Organizer Emily Fitzgerald will teach you the basic process to organize any space in your home, from the closet to the kitchen and everything in between.

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This hands-on class will cover video production from shooting to uploading an edited video. Topics covered will include the basics of planning, shooting and editing with Adobe Premiere, options for uploading to the web and audio, lighting, and visual aesthetics.

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An inclusive introduction to beer through tasting and discussion. Learn about the brewing process, ingredients, tasting techniques, and beer styles-with historical background, modern context, and beer samples throughout.

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