Upcoming Courses

Courses

Starting with the basics for those who have thought about using or recently started using Adobe Photoshop and need help. Learn the tools, layering, color correction, retouching and restoring old photos, remove the unwanted and finalizing images.   

Instructor:
Brian Duram, Duram Photography


This course contains no sessions
Click here to be notified about the next scheduled program.
What are the issues to consider in planning an Estate or preparing for long-term care? How does one avoid probate? How do you pay for long-term care, especially when filing for Medicaid assistance? This class will discuss the issues and strategies one should consider to protect themselves and their loved ones.

Learn all about the steps involved to buy a home! In this course, we will go over the process from start to finish and cover information about the Wichita market. Topics will include searching for a home, getting the right loan, down payments and closing costs, going through the home inspection process, title work, appraisals, and getting to the closing table. Only register for one date as both classes are the same. 

Instructor:
Tayrn Taylor, Individual Associate, Bobbie Lane Real Estate Group


Click HERE to register for Homebuying 101 on Saturday, October 22, 2022, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
Do you have a passion for food? Do you enjoy writing or posting on social media? What if you could combine those two things into one? Join local food blogger, Wichita by E.B., for an up-close look at how you can use social media platforms to create your very own food blog. This 3-week course will teach you the basics of food blogging, how to set up an account, creating engaging content, and tips that he has learned over his 10+ years as a blogger. The final session will take place at a restaurant where you put everything you learned into action. A finals where you get to eat and take pictures? That's right! By the end of the class, you'll have your very own food blog.  Be sure to sign up quickly, the class is limited to 40 participants.

Instructor:
Eddy, Wichita by E.B.


This course contains no sessions
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Do you have a passion for voiceovers? Want to earn income using your talents from the comfort of your home? Explore the fun, rewarding possibilities of the growing remote voiceover industry! Discover the current trends in the industry and how easy and affordable it can be to learn, set up and work from home. You'll learn about different types of voiceovers and tools you'll need to find success. Your instructor, a professional voice actor from Voices For All, will take notes as you read a real script in this one-on-one video chat setting, and offer some coaching to improve your delivery. You'll receive a professional voiceover evaluation later in a follow up call. One-time, 90-minute, introductory class. 

Upon registration, you will be contacted by VFA to schedule your class for a day and time of your convenience.

Instructor:
Instructor for each student will vary depending on student's availability


Click HERE to register for Intro to Voiceovers: Getting Started in Voice Acting August 15, 2022 to December 1, 2022, Online - Zoom
Learn the basic functionality of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook in this overview course. You will learn how to create, edit and format documents using Microsoft Word. You will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge in class as you work with tables, document styles and layout pages. You will also learn how to utilize Microsoft Excel at home and at work. In this session, you will learn how to enter, navigate, modify, move, copy, format and print data. You will then use this new knowledge to create images, charts and diagrams. You will learn how to create and edit slides, use drawing tools, clip art, charts and graphs, while adding transitions, animation and sound using Microsoft PowerPoint. The class will conclude with a presentation on Microsoft Outlook. In this session, you will learn how to set up and manage email, calendars and contacts in Outlook. Cost includes text.

Instructors:
Jeremy Webster, Media Resources Center, Wichita State University


This course contains no sessions
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Regardless of your age, it's never too early or too late to learn the strategies you need to know to plan for retirement. Topics that will be covered include financial strategies, legal documents (wills, probate, revocable and non-revocable trusts, medical directives, durable powers of attorney and do not-resuscitate orders) and medical expense planning (Medicare, Medigap, Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, VA Benefits and long-term care).

Instructor:
Dr. Stana Martin, Mrs. LTC; Ken Dannenberg; Brian Jansen


Click HERE to Register for Navigating to 90 & Beyond on Saturday, October 22, 2022, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
Learn the basic functions of your camera, the reasons for using different settings and how to compose for the best images. For those with a point and shoot, bridge or DSLR camera. Please bring your camera to every class. You will also need a pen and notebook or voice recorder.

We all know we need one, so why do we delay preparing our will? I'm too busy! I don't have time! It's too expensive! I don't know what I want or what to do! I don't know or like lawyers! What's your excuse? Here's your chance to learn about wills, probate, living trusts, powers of attorney, taxation and living will declaration. This course will prepare you to leave a clear, organized and orderly transfer of assets to your family, friends or charity. Come for information, entertainment and discussion. Your instructor has 40 years of experience helping clients plan their estates. Questions are welcome.