Courses

This course will build on the knowledge learned in Artisan Breads I. The focus will be on sourdough breads and the functions of bread making. Artisan Breads I is required before participating in Artisan Breads II. You will be able to take all recipes and finished products (20-30 loaves of bread) home.


July 19-21, 2021, 222 Artisan Bakery
Have you never played guitar before, but have always wanted to learn? Then we have the course for you! This class is designed to help you develop the basic skills and techniques needed to play the guitar. No previous playing experience is needed.


June 7, 2021 to August 9, 2021, Online
Learn about specific phone applications to help you find balance, get organized, and streamline activities to live well at work or at home. Whether you are attending personally or professionally, we dive into graphic design apps, photo/video apps, wellness apps and professional branding apps.


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This course is designed for students with little or no previous experience with the Japanese language. You will learn basic introductions, greetings and language used to describe common items and experiences including language useful for tourists visiting Japan.


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If you already have knowledge of the beautiful Italian language, this course is designed for you. This class will review grammar and syntax in conjunction with readings in Italian.


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Learn Italian in this beginning course that explores the fun and enjoyment of the language and culture.


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Do you want to learn the Spanish language? Beginning Spanish is the perfect place to start, as you will be introduced to the language, even if you have little to no knowledge of it!


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You will learn how to create and bake breads from around the world, including Brioche, Challah, Mediterraneanand many more! Artisan Breads I and II must be taken before participating in Breads of the World.


August 2-4, 2021, 222 Artisan Bakery
August 9-11, 2021, 222 Artisan Bakery
Looking for a graphic design team in your pocket? Join us for a detailed, hands on, how-to class on Canva. You will learn about the cloud-based design program via your desktop and mobile phone application.


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Miss Ruthie will teach you how to create this ceramic cactus planter. You will learn simple hand-building, paddling, and slip texture techniques, how to use a variety of clay tools, and gain an understanding of clay and its properties. You will make one planter in class, and will decorate and glaze night of to be ready for a once-fire. You are encouraged to bring snacks and drinks to the class and relax while making art.


Friday, May 14, 2021, Macoupin Art Collective
Miss Ruthie will teach students how to create these ceramic pyramid hanging planters. Students will learn simple slab-building and simple slip texture techniques, how to use a variety of clay tools, and gain an understanding of clay and its properties. Each student will make two small hanging planters in class, and will decorate and glaze night of to be ready for a once-fire. Students are encouraged to bring snacks and drinks to the class and relax while making art.


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Miss Ruthie will teach you how to create this watercolor tulips painting. Great for watercolor beginners! You will learn simple watercolor techniques and gain an understanding of watercolor and its properties. You will leave class with a lovely spring collection of tulips. You are encouraged to bring snacks and drinks to the class and relax while making art.


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Join SIUE nutrition students and an area chef as we teach you everything from basic cooking skills to gourmet meals. You'll experience a fun, hands-on experience cooking and tasting a variety of recipes as you prepare and share a full course meal with appetizer, entrée and dessert.


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Tracing family history is a fascinating journey. Learn about the genealogy research process and the way to interpret information through hands-on examples that help you dig deeper into your family's past. Develop a strategy to accomplish your objectives, evaluate the results and share information with others. Make your family history come alive!


June 28, 2021 to August 2, 2021, Online
Our cultural background suggests what we eat, how we celebrate holidays and when we go to bed and rise in the mornings. Our parents' cultures tell us what a family is. In this course, we will note questions for interviewing an elderly or helpful relative and hear about Irish land records. We will access ancestry.com library edition to follow both your family and an African-American in the U.S. Census.


June 9, 2021 to July 14, 2021
Thinking about traveling to Germany? Join us as we learn how to get the most out of our time in Germany.


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Welcome to your newly designed German Language Workshop. You will be working in small groups with other students to answer some questions you may have always had. Different aspects of grammar and conversational skills will be discussed and explored.


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For those with some drawing experience, you will refine and expand your drawing and observation skills.


June 3, 2021 to July 8, 2021, Online
Pick up where the beginner's course left off and expand on your basic techniques. Learn skills beyond the basic and techniques of playing guitar that will further enrich your basic guitar playing. Basic guitar playing experience needed.


June 9, 2021 to August 11, 2021, Online
This course is designed for those who have had at least a few years of piano lessons. You will learn new skills, review some basics and play aloud in class. You will be able to bring your own pieces to play weekly, as well.


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Do you know some Spanish, but want to further your learning? Look no further than Intermediate Spanish!


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This is an overview of American Sign Language (ASL) and its basic vocabulary, structure, syntax and grammar. Participants will focus on mastering the basics of fingerspelling, numbers, colors, facial grammar and sentence structure.


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This course will cover the basics of bee keeping. Topics will include basic honey bee biology, how to start a colony, techniques for inspecting a colony, recognizing colony pests and diseases, and obtaining products from colonies. This course will conclude with a student-led inspection of a colony.


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This is a five-week series exploring what mindfulness is and how to develop a sustainable meditation practice that will help you work with your every-day experiences with curiosity, humor and friendliness.


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Learn how to create your own custom jewelry pieces using traditional metalsmithing techniques. Students will explore sawing, filing, torch soldering, hammering and texture in a state-of-the-art dedicated metalsmithing studio.


June 1, 2021 to July 6, 2021, Art and Design West, 2nd Floor
Join SIUE nutrition students and an area chef as we teach you everything from basic cooking skills to gourmet meals. You'll experience a fun, hands-on experience cooking and tasting a variety of recipes as you prepare and share a full course meal with appetizer, entrée, side dishes and a dessert.


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In order to create a kinder world, you have to first start by extending kindness to yourself. In this 5-week course, you explore how to work with life's ups and downs to create an enduring sense of calm and peace.


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Ever wanted to learn to golf? Want to take your love of golf to the next level? Level II introduces you through technology to golf fitness, course management and the nuances of the game. Great refresher for the recreational player or a must for new golfers. Join us to learn the game in a mixed group setting.


June 16, 2021 to July 14, 2021, Sunset Hills Country Club
You will learn the fundamentals of music theory and will be playing and applying those skills. Notes, rhythms, tempos and more will be taught. This is a great class if you've never touched a piano or if you played at one time and want a refresher course!


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A home is the largest asset most people ever own. In this series of courses, you can learn how to buy, sell and invest like a professional, as well as stage your home to sell quickly and keep up on that pesky maintenance!


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You will learn the art of deep relaxation through breath work, restorative yoga poses, and props to ensure optimal comfort. It is accessible to all levels of experience and abilities, offering many benefits such as the reduction in blood pressure and risk of stroke and heart attack.


June 4, 2021 to August 6, 2021, Online
June 11, 2021 to August 6, 2021, Online
June 18, 2021 to August 6, 2021, Online
June 25, 2021 to August 6, 2021, Online
July 2, 2021 to August 6, 2021, Online
July 9, 2021 to August 6, 2021, Online
July 16, 2021 to August 6, 2021, Online
July 23, 2021 to August 6, 2021, Online
July 30, 2021 to August 6, 2021, Online
Friday, August 6, 2021, Online
This course explains time-tested strategies that help you make informed retirement planning decisions. Whether your objective is to build a nest egg, protect your assets or preserve your lifestyle throughout retirement, this course helps you plan your retirement with confidence.


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Are you ready to purchase a home, but do not know the first steps to the mortgage loan process? Then we have the course for you. Join us as we learn about the step by step process of getting a mortgage loan to purchase a home.


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Join SIUE nutrition students and an area chef as we teach you everything from basic cooking skills to gourmet meals. You'll experience a fun, hands-on experience cooking and tasting a variety of recipes as you prepare and share a full course meal with appetizer, entrée and dessert.


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You will learn proper metal stamping techniques to make an individualized metal piece of jewelry. Each piece will be made of aluminum or copper. We can work on pendants or thin cuff bracelets. You can purchase another piece of jewelry for $10/item.


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Celebrating its 51st anniversary, the Stonewall Riots in 1969 were a defining moment in the history of gay liberation politics. Although not he first act of gender based defiance, it was the fuse that ignited the fight for personal and emotional freedom for millions of gay Americans.


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This course introduces the basic brush work and tools used in traditional Chinese calligraphy. You will learn andpractice the basic skills used in writing the standard or regular script in traditional Chinese calligraphy.


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Video editing can be overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be! Learn how to edit video from your iPhone using free editing tools right at your fingertips. From those personal photos you have and want to make a slideshow to making a video for Facebook about your business, you will learn trimming, merging clips together, increasing or decreasing speed, adding music, and more.


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This class is for the experienced beginner who is ready for a gentle challenge. In this class, instructor Louise Hamlin-Laird will begin with a gentle warm-up, transitioning into a flow that syncs our movement with our breath, and ending with a restorative pose to relax and stretch.


June 3, 2021 to August 5, 2021, Online
June 10, 2021 to August 5, 2021, Online
June 17, 2021 to August 5, 2021, Online
June 24, 2021 to August 5, 2021, Online
July 1, 2021 to August 5, 2021, Online
July 8, 2021 to August 5, 2021, Online
July 15, 2021 to August 5, 2021, Online
July 22, 2021 to August 5, 2021, Online
July 29, 2021 to August 5, 2021, Online
Thursday, August 5, 2021, Online
No credit? Bad credit? Do you want to change your credit score and learn more about credit reports? Take a journey with us as we learn about everything on your credit report and how to build credit.


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If you have an interest in anti-racism, then this session is for you, whether you have been doing anti-racism work for a while (all your life) or are new to this conversation and this work.


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Join us as we examine what the existence of race and racism means in each of our daily lives and across our varying levels of awareness.


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Learn with us as we dive deeper into what racism and race are, why they were invented, and how they have been used to divide communities in St. Louis and southern Illinois.


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Join us and develop your beginner skills and techniques of playing classical guitar for students with no previous classical guitar playing experience.


June 10, 2021 to August 12, 2021, Online
Learn how to develop skills and techniques for playing jazz and blues guitar. No previous playing experience needed.


June 10, 2021 to August 12, 2021, Online
Miss Ruthie will teach you how to create this watercolor of a forest on the moon painting. Intermediate class, but still great for beginners. You will learn simple watercolor techniques and gain an understanding of watercolor and its properties.


Friday, June 25, 2021, Macoupin Art Collective
Join Ms. Jennifer in this three-week class to learn the basics of Tiffany Style Stained glass while creating this stunning 10-piece honeycomb piece. You will leave the class with a finished stained glass piece, ready for hanging in your favorite window.


June 10-24, 2021, Macoupin Art Collective
Satisfy your curiosity, and experience a fun and thorough introduction to throwing on the potter's wheel. Learn the skills necessary to throw cylinders, cups, bowls and more in this exciting introduction to throwing fundamentals.


June 10, 2021 to July 15, 2021, Macoupin Art Collective
Miss Ruthie will teach you how to create this simple house luminary/planter. You will learn simple handbuilding/slab-building techniques, simple underglaze techniques, how to use a variety of clay tools, and gain an understanding of clay and its properties.


Friday, June 11, 2021, Online
Often we hear bias, privilege, power, and oppression and take for granted that everyone knows, understands, and is using these words in the same way. If you have ever wanted a little clarification or want to discuss what these mean to you, this will be the forum for you.


Monday, June 21, 2021, Online
Watercolorist, Lana Cease, known for her paintings of beautiful glass surfaces (marbles in particular). In this class, she shares her favorite techniques & tips for how to paint glass and hard reflective surfaces that shimmer and refract the light.


July 31, 2021 to August 1, 2021, Macoupin Art Collective
If you are interested in knowing how to be more conscious of the ways you may unintentionally harm the feelings and experiences of other people, come learn more. We will discuss how microaggressions manifest in day-to-day actions and behaviors, how we can be more conscious of how positive intentions may have negative impacts on others, and we will discuss how having this knowledge can be applied in your workplace and personal life.


Wednesday, June 9, 2021, Online
You don't have to be a CPA to manage your finances and build wealth within the resources that you have. Learn about budgeting, building an emergency savings, paying down debt, saving for retirement and get a crash course in building wealth through investments to help you take control of your finances and build a better future for you and your family.


Saturday, June 12, 2021, Online