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The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) offers an impressive selection of educational and social opportunities for adults age 50 and older. With a purpose to promote lifelong learning and continued intellectual and personal growth for retirement-age individuals, OLLI has become the place for fun, interactive learning in a safe and encouraging environment.

 

Curriculum draws from the interests, talents, and experiences of older adult learners. Academic courses are college level (without the homework, term papers, and tests), and cover everything from personal computers to fitness for life and visual arts. Social activities include various gatherings for dinner, laughter, entertainment and travel.

 

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  • Art & Music

    • Calligraphy - The Art of Beautiful Writing Start Date: 04/06/2021 End Date: 04/27/2021
      Delivery:Classroom Hours:8
      Sessions:4 Fee:$99.00
      City: Location:KSU Center
      Description:

      Give a touch of elegance to your personalized invitations, posters, and greetings. Great for beginners; this course focuses on uppercase, lowercase, and basic italic lettering using the broad pen. The final class will be devoted to a display of skill where each student will create an original calligraphic design. All materials included; no extra fees.

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    • Drawing a Portrait Start Date: 04/07/2021 End Date: 06/09/2021
      Delivery:Classroom Hours:25
      Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
      City: Location:KSU Center
      Description:

      This course incorporates all skill levels from beginner to intermediate. While some drawing experience is preferred, it is not a requirement. During this course, the instructor will cover a comprehensive procedure for drawing a portrait. Students will study the features and structures that make up the human face, the importance of proportion, and learn how to effectively and accurately illustrate these skills on paper.

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    • Drawing FUNdamentals Start Date: 02/09/2021 End Date: 03/30/2021
      Delivery:Classroom Hours:20
      Sessions:8 Fee:$119.00
      City: Location:KSU Center
      Description:

      This course will cover the basic fundamentals of drawing in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. We will cover line drawing, placement and proportion of objects, perspective, appropriate shading of colors and other basics. By the end of the course, students should be able to understand and replicate various essential drawing skills into a simple image suitable for display.

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    • Have Fun with Acrylic Paints Start Date: 04/08/2021 End Date: 05/27/2021
      Delivery:Flex Hours:20
      Sessions:8 Fee:$109.00
      City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
      Description:

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      Flex Delivery Method

      For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

      Flex:

      Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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    • Instant Piano Start Date: 04/20/2021 End Date: 04/20/2021
      Delivery:Classroom Hours:3
      Sessions:1 Fee:$59.00
      City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
      Description:

      Learn secrets your piano teacher never told you in this 3-hour session. Students will learn all the chords needed to play any song, any style, and any key. Students will then perfect their technique at home using the student manual. A cash or check payment of $29 is required for manual and supplies.

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    • Jewelry Making - More Techniques Start Date: 02/04/2021 End Date: 03/11/2021
      Delivery:Flex Hours:18
      Sessions:6 Fee:$105.00
      City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
      Description:

      This course succeeds the Jewelry Making-Techniques for Beginners course. Students will learn stitches such as: peyote, herringbone, and netting. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to work with wire and learn some new bead-weaving techniques. A supply fee of $70 is payable to the instructor at the first class. Please bring cash.

      Flex Delivery Method

      For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

      Flex:

      Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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    • Legends and Basic Playing of the Native American Flute Start Date: 04/20/2021 End Date: 05/25/2021
      Delivery:Classroom Hours:12
      Sessions:6 Fee:$89.00
      City: Location:KSU Center
      Description:

      In this course, students will learn how the flute was originally used by the Plains Indians and how it has re-gained popularity in the music industry. Students will also be introduced to basic steps on how to play the Native American flute. Students are encouraged to bring their own flute; however, flutes will be available for purchase.

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    • Let's Go Outside and Paint - Successful Methods of Plein Air Painting Start Date: 04/05/2021 End Date: 05/24/2021
      Delivery:Flex Hours:18
      Sessions:8 Fee:$139.00
      City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
      Description:

      An introduction to the world of Plein Air! Gain skills that allow you to craft paintings of local landscapes. Students begin with an evaluation of their basic skills. A checklist of essential materials will be provided. With some classes taking place outdoors, the course will conclude with tips on how to enhance your work for presentation including: varnishing and framing.

      Flex Delivery Method

      For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

      Flex:

      Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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    • Making Wire-Wrapped Jewelry Start Date: 02/01/2021 End Date: 03/08/2021
      Delivery:Classroom Hours:18
      Sessions:6 Fee:$199.00
      City: Location:KSU Center
      Description:

      Learn basic wire-wrapping techniques and make 6 beautiful projects. New projects will be taught each quarter so that you can retake the class, and make new projects, and reinforce and practice your skills. 

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    • Oil Painting - Beginning Start Date: 04/05/2021 End Date: 05/24/2021
      Delivery:Flex Hours:18
      Sessions:8 Fee:$139.00
      City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
      Description:

      An introductory course for those who wish to begin painting in oil. Students will explore the uses of oil paint within the modern perspective with an emphasis on realism/impressionism using a limited palette. After students’ evaluations of skills, the course will begin with the set-up of a proper palette, brush selection, thinners, and dryers. Safe studio habits will be discussed.

      Flex Delivery Method

      For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

      Flex:

      Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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    • Oil Painting - Intermediate Start Date: 01/27/2021 End Date: 03/17/2021
      Delivery:Flex Hours:21
      Sessions:8 Fee:$139.00
      City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
      Description:

      A follow-up course succeeding Oil Painting - Beginning. This class will continue to explore the use of oil paint with an emphasis on realism/impressionism using a limited palette. We will paint wet on wet (Alla Prima) over subjects such as: still life, landscape, portrait, and florals. Final classes will focus on a professional presentation over framing and reviews of local opportunities.

      Flex Delivery Method

      For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

      Flex:

      Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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    • Open Studio-Advanced Instruction for Oil and Acrylic Painters Start Date: 01/27/2021 End Date: 03/17/2021
      Delivery:Flex Hours:24
      Sessions:8 Fee:$139.00
      City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
      Description:

      For oil and acrylic painters with some experience. Work on your own projects with guidance and technical assistance. The instructor will stress design, value relationships, color and emotional impact. There will also be opportunities for Alla Prima still life and Plein Air to keep your skills growing. Through a combination of individual and group critiques you can judge the effectiveness of your work and find solutions and inspiration to move to the next level in your art.

      Flex Delivery Method

      For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

      Flex:

      Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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    • Pencil, Pen & Ink Drawing - Beginning Start Date: 01/27/2021 End Date: 03/17/2021
      Delivery:Classroom Hours:20
      Sessions:8 Fee:$119.00
      City: Location:KSU Center
      Description:

      Whether you doodle in stick-figures or wish to advance your hobby in a different style for more realism, this class will help the beginner artist to succeed! Draw what you see" through patient, expert guidance and practiced technique. Requirements: one #2 pencil. Additional supplies will be recommended when suitable to your interests."

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    • Pencil, Pen and Ink - Intermediate Start Date: 04/07/2021 End Date: 05/26/2021
      Delivery:Classroom Hours:20
      Sessions:8 Fee:$119.00
      City: Location:KSU Center
      Description:

      Expanding from the Pencil, Pen and Ink Drawing-Beginning course, students will continue to work with techniques such as: shading, creating depth, and contrast. Additionally, students will be granted the opportunity to personalize their study based on their own interests. With one-on-one guidance, students will individually incorporate their personal style into their crafts.

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    • Practical Sewing - Closet Refresher: Mending, Buttons and Light Alterations Start Date: 03/02/2021 End Date: 03/30/2021
      Delivery:Classroom Hours:15
      Sessions:5 Fee:$179.00
      City: Location:KSU Center
      Description:

      Your favorite sweater have a hole? Pants too long? A button came off your coat? Join us for this practical class to learn basic garment maintenance and light alterations. You will learn clothing fitting techniques, tips for working with different types of fabrics and how to make your clothes last longer. Bring any clothes you’d like to learn to mend, or alter to fit you better. For each class, please bring your sewing machine, pedal, thread, seam ripper and pins. Bring a sewing kit, if you have one to the first class, and we'll go over everything you need to bring to subsequent classes. Sewing kits usually include the supplies above plus: bobbins, pincushion, marking chalk, hand stitch needles, mechanical pencil and paper scissors.

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    • The Joy of Singing Start Date: 04/05/2021 End Date: 05/24/2021
      Delivery:Classroom Hours:12
      Sessions:8 Fee:$99.00
      City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
      Description:

      A voice class for anyone who enjoys singing and wishes to improve their technique. In this course, students will vocalize as a group and individually. Each student should bring a piece of music to work on. The class will be constructive and non-judgmental so students gain confidence with solo performance.

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    • The Wonderful World of Wilder: The Films of Billy Wilder Start Date: 02/02/2021 End Date: 03/23/2021
      Delivery:Classroom Hours:20
      Sessions:8 Fee:$129.00
      City: Location:KSU Center
      Description:

      This 8 week course will examine the films of the great writer/director Billy Wilder. The creator of such films as Double Indemnity" and "Sunset Boulevard" in the 1940's and 50's morphed into the great comic director of "Some like it Hot," "The Apartment," and "The Seven Year Itch" in the latter part of his career. In addition to his Oscar awards and nominations, Billy Wilder received the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award in 1993. By viewing an discussing 8 of this most popular films, we will come to a greater understanding and appreciation of this cinema icon."

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      • Grant & Sherman: "Together in Victory" Start Date: 03/01/2021 End Date: 03/22/2021
        Delivery:Classroom Hours:8
        Sessions:4 Fee:$99.00
        City: Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        During the American Civil War, the early bond developed between U.S. Grant and William T. Sherman-officers with different personalities, strengths, and weaknesses-ultimately, leading the Federals to victory.  This course will compare and contrast the leadership styles of both men, compare personalities and drill into their respective battlefield performances.   The following book is optional for this course: Grant and Sherman - the Friendship That Won the Civil War, by Charles Bracelen Flood. ISBN: 978-0061148712. 

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      • How the American West Was Won Start Date: 04/21/2021 End Date: 06/09/2021
        Delivery:Classroom Hours:8
        Sessions:8 Fee:$69.00
        City: Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        The winning of the American West is full of exciting characters, stories, legends and myths. Come study the truth. Our country has produced the most colorful and exciting legacy in the history of the world. From the founding visionaries to the start of the 20th century it is fast paced and colorful. Come and enjoy learning more about it.

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      • Read Your U.S. Constitution Start Date: 04/21/2021 End Date: 06/09/2021
        Delivery:Classroom Hours:8
        Sessions:8 Fee:$69.00
        City: Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        The American Presidency is unique to the United States. The founders feared the Executive Branch" and did not want a monarchy. During the Constitutional Convention of 1787 there was much discussion about the selection and power of the office. Since the ratification of the Constitution each president has personalized the office to his style and the nations needs. There have been dynamic presidents, accidental presidents and during the Gilded Age they were called the "Forgotten presidents." This class will cover the establishment of the office and review the dynamics of the office and the interesting personalities that have occupied it."

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      • Religion in the Civil War Start Date: 04/08/2021 End Date: 04/29/2021
        Delivery:Flex Hours:8
        Sessions:4 Fee:$89.00
        City:Cartersville, GA Location:Booth Western Art Museum
        Description:

        Separation among denominations served as a precursor to the secession of eleven Southern states. Fracture in the Methodist Church occurred first with that body dividing over the issue of slavery in 1845. Baptists formalized a separate Sothern Baptist Convention. The Presbyterian Church formally split along the North-South lines in 1861. Despite the splintering of churches before the American Civil War, religion had a profound impact on leaders, officers and soldiers. During this course, we will explore a war where both sides prayed to the same God.

        Flex Delivery Method

        For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

        Flex:

        Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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      • Advanced Spanish Conversation Start Date: 04/06/2021 End Date: 06/08/2021
        Delivery:Flex Hours:20
        Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        The course is designed for students who have completed Part I through IV of the certificate program Spanish Is Fun!, as well as Beyond Spanish Is Fun, or who have intermediate-level skills in Spanish. The primary focus of this course will be on conversation of various topics and themes, including movies, news articles, current events, and analysis of expressions.

        Flex Delivery Method

        For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

        Flex:

        Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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      • Easy Spanish Conversation Start Date: 04/21/2021 End Date: 06/23/2021
        Delivery:Flex Hours:20
        Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        This course is designed for students who have completed Parts I through III of the certificate program, Spanish Is Fun! The primary focus of this course will be on basic conversation related to travel. Students will have opportunities to role play in circumstances surrounding daily life experiences and will be part of an in-class reading group.

        Flex Delivery Method

        For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

        Flex:

        Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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      • French Conversation I Start Date: 04/07/2021 End Date: 06/09/2021
        Delivery:Flex Hours:20
        Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        This course is designed to introduce students to French the natural way. Students will focus on listening, reading, writing, and speaking. This classes will also explore fiction, comics, and goofy stories. Students should come to this class prepared to participate, as it is very interactive.

        Flex Delivery Method

        For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

        Flex:

        Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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      • Introduction to French I Online Start Date: 04/06/2021 End Date: 06/08/2021
        Delivery:Online Hours:20
        Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
        City:Online Location:N/A
        Description:

        Bienvenue! This course is designed to introduce students to the French language and Francophone cultures. No prior knowledge of French is required. Through a fun, interactive, and communicative approach online, you will be placed in real life situations allowing an acquisition of basic language skills that you can use on your next trip or when you meet a French person. ! A bientôt! Special notice: This class will be delivered online. You will need access to a computer with an internet connection that remains stable for the duration of the class. Though a chat feature is available, a microphone is preferred. For most productive audio/video participation, a webcam and/or headset are encouraged. All virtual classes will be recorded.

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      • Introduction to Italian I Start Date: 04/12/2021 End Date: 06/21/2021
        Delivery:Flex Hours:16
        Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        Benvenuti! Bravi! This course is designed to introduce students to the Italian language. Students will learn how to express themselves with basic sentences, using verb conjugation and everyday vocabulary. This will be a fun and active course that will allow learners to acquire basic Italian language skills.

        Flex Delivery Method

        For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

        Flex:

        Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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      • Introduction to Italian II Start Date: 04/12/2021 End Date: 06/21/2021
        Delivery:Flex Hours:16
        Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        Improve your knowledge of the Italian language with this follow-up to Introduction to Italian I. Students should be ready to speak and express themselves in Italian while learning more about grammar and idiomatic expressions. This course is designed for those with prior knowledge of the Italian language, or those who have taken Italian I.

        Flex Delivery Method

        For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

        Flex:

        Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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      • Introduction to Italian III Start Date: 04/15/2021 End Date: 06/17/2021
        Delivery:Flex Hours:16
        Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        During this course, students will continue to study and practice the Italian language. Students will learn more Italian expressions and verbs, as well as how to converse effectively in the Italian language. Students should be prepared to speak more in class.

        Flex Delivery Method

        For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

        Flex:

        Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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      • Let's Learn to Sign! - Beginning American Sign Language (ASL I) Start Date: 04/19/2021 End Date: 06/14/2021
        Delivery:Classroom Hours:16
        Sessions:8 Fee:$109.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        In this course, students will learn the basics of communication in sign language. Students will learn the manual ASL Alphabet, greetings, introductions, and a variety of vocabulary words and phrases. Deaf Culture will also be introduced. Class size is limited to 20 students.

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      • Let's Learn to Sign! - Beginning American Sign Language (ASL I) Online Live Start Date: 02/03/2021 End Date: 03/24/2021
        Delivery:Online Hours:16
        Sessions:8 Fee:$109.00
        City: Location:N/A
        Description:

        In this course, students will learn the basics of communication in sign language. Students will learn the manual ASL Alphabet, greetings, introductions, and a variety of vocabulary words and phrases. Deaf Culture will also be introduced. Class size is limited to 20 students. Special notice: This class will be delivered online. You will need access to a computer with an internet connection that remains stable for the duration of the class. Though a chat feature is available, a microphone is preferred. For most productive audio/video participation, a webcam and/or headset are encouraged. All virtual classes will be recorded.

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      • Let's Learn to Sign! - Beginning American Sign Language (ASL II) Start Date: 02/03/2021 End Date: 03/24/2021
        Delivery:Online Hours:16
        Sessions:8 Fee:$109.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        In this course, students will learn new vocabulary, phrases, and simple sentence structure to apply to previous ASL knowledge. The instructor will use an online curriculum along with in-class handouts and a textbook. The course, Beginning American Sign Language (ASL I) is a prerequisite to this class.

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      • Let's Learn to Sign! - Beginning American Sign Language (ASL II) Online Live Start Date: 02/03/2021 End Date: 03/24/2021
        Delivery:Online Hours:16
        Sessions:8 Fee:$109.00
        City: Location:N/A
        Description:

        In this course, students will learn new vocabulary, phrases, and simple sentence structure to apply to previous ASL knowledge. The instructor will use an online curriculum along with in-class handouts and a textbook. The course, Beginning American Sign Language (ASL I) is a prerequisite to this class. Special notice: This class will be delivered online. You will need access to a computer with an internet connection that remains stable for the duration of the class. Though a chat feature is available, a microphone is preferred. For most productive audio/video participation, a webcam and/or headset are encouraged. All virtual classes will be recorded.

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      • Pause to Practice Start Date: 04/20/2021 End Date: 06/01/2021
        Delivery:Hyflex Hours:14
        Sessions:7 Fee:$99.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        This course is for students who wish to take time aside to practice the simple past, present, and future tenses in Spanish. Students will engage in basic drills and short dialogues in which they will practice alternating among the tenses listed.

        Hyflex Delivery Method

        For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

        Hyflex (Hybrid + Flex):

        Our hybrid classes offer a blend of scheduled live course meetings and online coursework. For live meetings, you may register to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting online broadcast from your preferred location. You will complete the online coursework on your own while adhering to the course schedule and completion date.

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      • Spanish is Fun! Part I Start Date: 04/07/2021 End Date: 06/09/2021
        Delivery:Hyflex Hours:20
        Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        This course is designed to introduce students to the Spanish language, and become familiar with its similarities with and differences from English. The course will provide students with a beginning vocabulary base. Additionally, students will learn to form short sentences and answer questions using the present tense of regular ar" verbs."

        Hyflex Delivery Method

        For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

        Hyflex (Hybrid + Flex):

        Our hybrid classes offer a blend of scheduled live course meetings and online coursework. For live meetings, you may register to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting online broadcast from your preferred location. You will complete the online coursework on your own while adhering to the course schedule and completion date.

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      • Spanish is Fun! Part II Start Date: 04/05/2021 End Date: 06/14/2021
        Delivery:Hyflex Hours:20
        Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        This course covers elements from Chapters 5-8 of Spanish Is Fun, Lively Lessons for Beginners, Book 1. In Chapter 5 students will study numbers 0-30. The numbers will be practiced via selected areas of the textbook, in individual responses as well as group and partner activities. Students will then apply their knowledge of the numbers in Chapter 6 as they study how to tell time in Spanish. Following a brief review of –ar verbs from Spanish Is Fun - Part I, Chapter 7 will then expand the lesson into an introduction of regular –er verbs in the present tense. Students will also use a special “er” verb to express what one does versus what one wants to do. Chapter 8 will explore colors as well as adjectives and their opposites. Finally, students will use adjectives to ask about and express another’s personality or character. Each chapter will include a “Cultural Capsule” in which specific components of Spanish/Latino culture will be examined and discussed.

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        For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

        Hyflex (Hybrid + Flex):

        Our hybrid classes offer a blend of scheduled live course meetings and online coursework. For live meetings, you may register to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting online broadcast from your preferred location. You will complete the online coursework on your own while adhering to the course schedule and completion date.

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      • Spanish Is Fun! Part IV Start Date: 04/08/2021 End Date: 06/10/2021
        Delivery:Hyflex Hours:20
        Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        Spanish is Fun! parts I-III are required prior to the enrollment of this course. Students will be provided with new vocabulary related to conversation, dining, and vocabulary when travelling. In addition to this knowledge, students will acquire language skills, such as: more complex sentence structures and vocabulary.

        Hyflex Delivery Method

        For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

        Hyflex (Hybrid + Flex):

        Our hybrid classes offer a blend of scheduled live course meetings and online coursework. For live meetings, you may register to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting online broadcast from your preferred location. You will complete the online coursework on your own while adhering to the course schedule and completion date.

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      • Write your novel, NOW! Start Date: 04/14/2021 End Date: 06/02/2021
        Delivery:Online Hours:12
        Sessions:8 Fee:$119.00
        City:Online Location:Online Classes
        Description:

        Discover the tricks and techniques novelist, Josh Langston uses to produce a new novel every year. Learn how to write a gripping novel using story-telling techniques; gain insight on different styles of writing and tools for editing. Participants will also receive tips on finding an agent, editor, and publisher.

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      • Beginning Chess Start Date: 04/08/2021 End Date: 05/13/2021
        Delivery:Classroom Hours:12
        Sessions:6 Fee:$69.00
        City: Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        Making the best move is as important in chess as it is in life. Whoever invented the game was sure to be a genius because its rules are so simple, but its nature, so mysterious. For this reason, chess has survived the test of time as the most popular board game ever played. Join us for a fun introduction to chess as you learn piece movement, checkmate and important fundamentals.

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      • Beginning Chess II Start Date: 02/23/2021 End Date: 03/30/2021
        Delivery:Classroom Hours:12
        Sessions:6 Fee:$69.00
        City: Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        Let us gradually unlock the mysteries of this iconic game.  Do you know the fundamentals of chess, and ready to take your game to the next level?  Join us as we delve deeper into the world of beginning chess.  We’ll explore important tactics such as pins and forks, learn chess notation to record moves and more!  

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      • Bridge in the 21st Century - Part I Start Date: 04/14/2021 End Date: 06/02/2021
        Delivery:Classroom Hours:16
        Sessions:8 Fee:$99.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        During this 8-week course, participants have the ability to play, draw conclusions, and develop ways of thinking about the game. While designed for players interested in duplicate bridge, social bridge players are welcome. Books (included in course cost) will be provided by the instructor on the first day of class.

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      • Bridge in the 21st Century - Part III- Defense Start Date: 04/13/2021 End Date: 06/01/2021
        Delivery:Classroom Hours:16
        Sessions:8 Fee:$99.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        The third in a series of courses for beginning and advancing players of bridge. In this course, students will study techniques for defeating contracts of the declarer. Guidelines and defense will be studied in depth. This course does not require completion of the first two courses in the series, however, completion of these courses is recommended.

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      • Jewelry Making - Techniques for Beginners Start Date: 02/02/2021 End Date: 03/09/2021
        Delivery:Flex Hours:18
        Sessions:6 Fee:$105.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        In this course, students will learn several techniques for making their own beautiful, custom jewelry in the color of their choice. Techniques to be taught will include: simple stringing, silk knotting, bead weaving, crochet, wire work, and more. A supply fee of $70 is payable to the instructor at the first class. Please bring cash.

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        Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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      • Mah Jongg Start Date: 04/20/2021 End Date: 05/25/2021
        Delivery:Classroom Hours:12
        Sessions:6 Fee:$99.00
        City: Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        This tile game, similar to Gin Rummy or Dominoes, is an Asian favorite and an exciting alternative to card games. Learn the basic rules and play of the game. Enjoy a fun and challenging experience. No partner is needed. Hurry and register, the class is limited to 8 students.

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      • Communicating Through Social Media Start Date: 04/27/2021 End Date: 04/28/2021
        Delivery:Flex Hours:10
        Sessions:2 Fee:$199.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        Go beyond the basics you learned in Introduction to PCs. Discover useful websites and gain insight into free email, software, and photo-sharing space. Work with attachments and get some important tips to help you communicate effectively, learn the dos and don’ts of email, and discover Internet navigation.

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        For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

        Flex:

        Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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      • Easy Steps to Safeguard Your Computer Start Date: 05/12/2021 End Date: 05/12/2021
        Delivery:Flex Hours:5
        Sessions:1 Fee:$109.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        Spring clean your computer to keep it running at its best. Using Windows, and other tools, learn how to free up disk space and clean up Internet files, including cookies. Additionally, learn how to deal with security issues such as: Spyware, viruses, and pop-ups. Prerequisite: Introduction to PCs.

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        For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

        Flex:

        Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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      • Introduction to PCs Start Date: 04/06/2021 End Date: 04/06/2021
        Delivery:Flex Hours:5
        Sessions:1 Fee:$109.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        Designed for those with some basic knowledge of computers, students will learn: how to properly identify and use hardware/software, technology shortcuts, parts of the computer, proper operation of the mouse, and examination of computer storage. Windows 10 will be used in this course.

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        Flex:

        Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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      • Microsoft Word Start Date: 02/02/2021 End Date: 02/03/2021
        Delivery:Flex Hours:10
        Sessions:2 Fee:$199.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        This is a fun, basic, hands-on class. Students will use software involving the basics of Microsoft Word. Learn the fundamentals of navigation and selection techniques used in email and the Internet. This class uses Microsoft Word 2016 to create, edit, save and print a letter format. Prerequisite: Introduction to PCs.

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        Flex:

        Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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      • Windows 10 Start Date: 04/13/2021 End Date: 04/14/2021
        Delivery:Flex Hours:10
        Sessions:2 Fee:$199.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        Learn the core functions and features of the Windows 10 interface, which includes how to set up multiple desktops, organize your start screen, utilize search tools, mark up and share websites, install and use apps, view multiple email accounts in one application, and much more!

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        Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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      • Spanish is Fun! Part I Start Date: 04/07/2021 End Date: 06/09/2021
        Delivery:Hyflex Hours:20
        Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        This course is designed to introduce students to the Spanish language, and become familiar with its similarities with and differences from English. The course will provide students with a beginning vocabulary base. Additionally, students will learn to form short sentences and answer questions using the present tense of regular ar" verbs."

        Hyflex Delivery Method

        For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

        Hyflex (Hybrid + Flex):

        Our hybrid classes offer a blend of scheduled live course meetings and online coursework. For live meetings, you may register to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting online broadcast from your preferred location. You will complete the online coursework on your own while adhering to the course schedule and completion date.

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      • Spanish is Fun! Part II Start Date: 04/05/2021 End Date: 06/14/2021
        Delivery:Hyflex Hours:20
        Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        This course covers elements from Chapters 5-8 of Spanish Is Fun, Lively Lessons for Beginners, Book 1. In Chapter 5 students will study numbers 0-30. The numbers will be practiced via selected areas of the textbook, in individual responses as well as group and partner activities. Students will then apply their knowledge of the numbers in Chapter 6 as they study how to tell time in Spanish. Following a brief review of –ar verbs from Spanish Is Fun - Part I, Chapter 7 will then expand the lesson into an introduction of regular –er verbs in the present tense. Students will also use a special “er” verb to express what one does versus what one wants to do. Chapter 8 will explore colors as well as adjectives and their opposites. Finally, students will use adjectives to ask about and express another’s personality or character. Each chapter will include a “Cultural Capsule” in which specific components of Spanish/Latino culture will be examined and discussed.

        Hyflex Delivery Method

        For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

        Hyflex (Hybrid + Flex):

        Our hybrid classes offer a blend of scheduled live course meetings and online coursework. For live meetings, you may register to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting online broadcast from your preferred location. You will complete the online coursework on your own while adhering to the course schedule and completion date.

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      • Spanish Is Fun! Part IV Start Date: 04/08/2021 End Date: 06/10/2021
        Delivery:Hyflex Hours:20
        Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        Spanish is Fun! parts I-III are required prior to the enrollment of this course. Students will be provided with new vocabulary related to conversation, dining, and vocabulary when travelling. In addition to this knowledge, students will acquire language skills, such as: more complex sentence structures and vocabulary.

        Hyflex Delivery Method

        For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

        Hyflex (Hybrid + Flex):

        Our hybrid classes offer a blend of scheduled live course meetings and online coursework. For live meetings, you may register to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting online broadcast from your preferred location. You will complete the online coursework on your own while adhering to the course schedule and completion date.

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      • Basics of eBay Selling Start Date: 04/03/2021 End Date: 04/03/2021
        Delivery:Flex Hours:6
        Sessions:1 Fee:$119.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        Participants enrolled in this seminar will learn all about eBay. This includes: an introduction to eBay, eBay safety, a synopsis of opportunities available on eBay, setting up a secure seller's account, pricing strategies, putting together a complete listing, and completing the sale.

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        Flex:

        Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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      • Basics of Estate Planning for Retirement Start Date: 02/03/2021 End Date: 02/03/2021
        Delivery:Classroom Hours:2.5
        Sessions:1 Fee:$49.00
        City: Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        •The 3 documents everyone MUST HAVE in retirement •The USELESS WILL-it’s a good thing! •Basics of a Revocable Living Trust •How to avoid DEATH Probate and LIVING Probate •How to BLOW UP 401K’s and IRA’s with unnecessary TAXATION •How to accidentally disinherit children and grandchildren •2nd marriage solutions in Estate Planning •What to do if you have a Retirement Account and a Revocable Living Trust •Beneficiary Form mistakes to avoid-Retirement Accounts, Life Insurance, Annuities

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      • Medicare 101 - Navigating the Medicare Maze Start Date: 02/27/2021 End Date: 02/27/2021
        Delivery:Hyflex Hours:1.5
        Sessions:1 Fee:$39.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        Medicare Plans can be confusing! Join us so that you can better plan your benefits strategy – or –help you guide your parents in their choices. Learn the many facets and particulars of Medicare. Gain a foundation of Medicare Part A, B, C (Medicare Advantage) and D (Prescription Drug Plan) and Medicare Supplement plans. What are deadlines? What are any penalties? Learn what factors to include in choosing the right plan. We also discuss Pros and Cons of growing trend of working past age 65 at your employer but leaving employer benefits plan to enroll in a Medicare plan to save money on premiums.

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        For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

        Hyflex (Hybrid + Flex):

        Our hybrid classes offer a blend of scheduled live course meetings and online coursework. For live meetings, you may register to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting online broadcast from your preferred location. You will complete the online coursework on your own while adhering to the course schedule and completion date.

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      • Retirement, Tax and Estate Planning Start Date: 05/06/2021 End Date: 05/06/2021
        Delivery:Classroom Hours:10
        Sessions:1 Fee:$39.00
        City: Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        An active and engaging class for individuals within 5 years of retirement or who have retired within the last 3 years. This class will focus on information needed in order to make important and lasting decisions for living your best financial life in retirement, including: •How to make the right pension decision •Different strategies for taking Social Security •How to maximize retirement income •Tax-free retirement income strategies •Advanced Roth IRA strategies-even if you are already retired! •401k advantages and disadvantages in retirement •Estate Planning documents to be updated in retirement •How to keep your financial affairs private and avoid probate •Basics of Revocable Living Trusts •Dynasty Trusts-not just for the wealthy! •Asset protection

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      • Strategies for Social Security and Retirement Income Start Date: 02/08/2021 End Date: 02/08/2021
        Delivery:Flex Hours:2
        Sessions:1 Fee:$39.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        Instructor will delve into the both the history and the basics of Social Security to assist students in making important lifetime decisions. In this fast-paced class, students with learn the following: •  History and basics of Social Security •  Social Security income strategies for married couples •  Taxation (and double Taxation) on Social Security •  Penalties on your Social Security •  Retirement Income Strategies with 401K’s and IRA’s. •  NEW REQUIRED MINIMUM DISTRIBUTION RULES-The Secure Act •  Tax-Free Retirement Income Strategies

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        Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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      • Tax-Free Retirement and Long Term Care Start Date: 03/02/2021 End Date: 03/09/2021
        Delivery:Classroom Hours:4
        Sessions:2 Fee:$49.00
        City: Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        In an easy to understand format, instructor teaches students Tax-Free and Tax-Advantaged Strategies for middle America. This class if designed for retirees and pre-retirees with retirement accounts like 401k’s and IRA’s that believe taxes will be higher in the future. Additionally, the instructor will give information on the basics of Traditional Long Term Care and Alternative Long Term Care Strategies. •    Tax-Free strategies for Retirement Income •    Tax Diversification Planning-THE TAX MATRIX •    ROTH IRA rules and strategies-What you need to know for Retirement •    Using Charitable Trusts for Retirement Income and Charitable Benefits •    Traditional Long Term Care •    What is the Georgia Partnership Plan •    Alternative Long Term Care strategies

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      • Beginning Basics of Microsoft Excel Start Date: 02/23/2021 End Date: 02/24/2021
        Delivery:Flex Hours:10
        Sessions:2 Fee:$199.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        This course teaches students how to use the Microsoft Office Program, Excel. Students will learn how to: make columns of information, manipulate large amounts of data, insert basic formulas, use auto format and auto fill, and create a presentable spreadsheet. Additionally, students can learn how to make a graph from their data.

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        Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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      • Communicating Through Social Media Start Date: 04/27/2021 End Date: 04/28/2021
        Delivery:Flex Hours:10
        Sessions:2 Fee:$199.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        Go beyond the basics you learned in Introduction to PCs. Discover useful websites and gain insight into free email, software, and photo-sharing space. Work with attachments and get some important tips to help you communicate effectively, learn the dos and don’ts of email, and discover Internet navigation.

        Flex Delivery Method

        For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

        Flex:

        Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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      • Easy Steps to Safeguard Your Computer Start Date: 05/12/2021 End Date: 05/12/2021
        Delivery:Flex Hours:5
        Sessions:1 Fee:$109.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        Spring clean your computer to keep it running at its best. Using Windows, and other tools, learn how to free up disk space and clean up Internet files, including cookies. Additionally, learn how to deal with security issues such as: Spyware, viruses, and pop-ups. Prerequisite: Introduction to PCs.

        Flex Delivery Method

        For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

        Flex:

        Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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      • Introduction to PCs Start Date: 04/06/2021 End Date: 04/06/2021
        Delivery:Flex Hours:5
        Sessions:1 Fee:$109.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        Designed for those with some basic knowledge of computers, students will learn: how to properly identify and use hardware/software, technology shortcuts, parts of the computer, proper operation of the mouse, and examination of computer storage. Windows 10 will be used in this course.

        Flex Delivery Method

        For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

        Flex:

        Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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      • Let's Begin With Computers! Start Date: 04/01/2021 End Date: 04/01/2021
        Delivery:Flex Hours:2
        Sessions:1 Fee:$59.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        This is a course for those who have no experience with computers. This short session will help prepare you for the Introduction to PCs course. You will learn how to power up the computer, as well as how to navigate using the mouse and keyboard.

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        Flex:

        Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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      • Microsoft PowerPoint Start Date: 02/16/2021 End Date: 02/16/2021
        Delivery:Flex Hours:5
        Sessions:1 Fee:$109.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        There are so many reasons to learn PowerPoint! In this course, students will learn to create effective presentations, organize a collage with added commentary, personalize a slideshow, animate slides, and add sound/music to creations. Have fun becoming more familiar with a program in the Microsoft Office Suite.

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        Flex:

        Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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      • Microsoft Word Start Date: 02/02/2021 End Date: 02/03/2021
        Delivery:Flex Hours:10
        Sessions:2 Fee:$199.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        This is a fun, basic, hands-on class. Students will use software involving the basics of Microsoft Word. Learn the fundamentals of navigation and selection techniques used in email and the Internet. This class uses Microsoft Word 2016 to create, edit, save and print a letter format. Prerequisite: Introduction to PCs.

        Flex Delivery Method

        For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

        Flex:

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      • Windows 10 Start Date: 04/13/2021 End Date: 04/14/2021
        Delivery:Flex Hours:10
        Sessions:2 Fee:$199.00
        City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
        Description:

        Learn the core functions and features of the Windows 10 interface, which includes how to set up multiple desktops, organize your start screen, utilize search tools, mark up and share websites, install and use apps, view multiple email accounts in one application, and much more!

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        • Oil Painting - Intermediate Start Date: 01/27/2021 End Date: 03/17/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:21
          Sessions:8 Fee:$139.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          A follow-up course succeeding Oil Painting - Beginning. This class will continue to explore the use of oil paint with an emphasis on realism/impressionism using a limited palette. We will paint wet on wet (Alla Prima) over subjects such as: still life, landscape, portrait, and florals. Final classes will focus on a professional presentation over framing and reviews of local opportunities.

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          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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        • Open Studio-Advanced Instruction for Oil and Acrylic Painters Start Date: 01/27/2021 End Date: 03/17/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:24
          Sessions:8 Fee:$139.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          For oil and acrylic painters with some experience. Work on your own projects with guidance and technical assistance. The instructor will stress design, value relationships, color and emotional impact. There will also be opportunities for Alla Prima still life and Plein Air to keep your skills growing. Through a combination of individual and group critiques you can judge the effectiveness of your work and find solutions and inspiration to move to the next level in your art.

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          Flex:

          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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        • Pencil, Pen & Ink Drawing - Beginning Start Date: 01/27/2021 End Date: 03/17/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:20
          Sessions:8 Fee:$119.00
          City: Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          Whether you doodle in stick-figures or wish to advance your hobby in a different style for more realism, this class will help the beginner artist to succeed! Draw what you see" through patient, expert guidance and practiced technique. Requirements: one #2 pencil. Additional supplies will be recommended when suitable to your interests."

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        • Jewelry Making - Techniques for Beginners Start Date: 02/02/2021 End Date: 03/09/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:18
          Sessions:6 Fee:$105.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          In this course, students will learn several techniques for making their own beautiful, custom jewelry in the color of their choice. Techniques to be taught will include: simple stringing, silk knotting, bead weaving, crochet, wire work, and more. A supply fee of $70 is payable to the instructor at the first class. Please bring cash.

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          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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        • Microsoft Word Start Date: 02/02/2021 End Date: 02/03/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:10
          Sessions:2 Fee:$199.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          This is a fun, basic, hands-on class. Students will use software involving the basics of Microsoft Word. Learn the fundamentals of navigation and selection techniques used in email and the Internet. This class uses Microsoft Word 2016 to create, edit, save and print a letter format. Prerequisite: Introduction to PCs.

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          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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        • The Wonderful World of Wilder: The Films of Billy Wilder Start Date: 02/02/2021 End Date: 03/23/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:20
          Sessions:8 Fee:$129.00
          City: Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          This 8 week course will examine the films of the great writer/director Billy Wilder. The creator of such films as Double Indemnity" and "Sunset Boulevard" in the 1940's and 50's morphed into the great comic director of "Some like it Hot," "The Apartment," and "The Seven Year Itch" in the latter part of his career. In addition to his Oscar awards and nominations, Billy Wilder received the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award in 1993. By viewing an discussing 8 of this most popular films, we will come to a greater understanding and appreciation of this cinema icon."

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        • Basics of Estate Planning for Retirement Start Date: 02/03/2021 End Date: 02/03/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:2.5
          Sessions:1 Fee:$49.00
          City: Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          •The 3 documents everyone MUST HAVE in retirement •The USELESS WILL-it’s a good thing! •Basics of a Revocable Living Trust •How to avoid DEATH Probate and LIVING Probate •How to BLOW UP 401K’s and IRA’s with unnecessary TAXATION •How to accidentally disinherit children and grandchildren •2nd marriage solutions in Estate Planning •What to do if you have a Retirement Account and a Revocable Living Trust •Beneficiary Form mistakes to avoid-Retirement Accounts, Life Insurance, Annuities

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        • Let's Learn to Sign! - Beginning American Sign Language (ASL I) Online Live Start Date: 02/03/2021 End Date: 03/24/2021
          Delivery:Online Hours:16
          Sessions:8 Fee:$109.00
          City: Location:N/A
          Description:

          In this course, students will learn the basics of communication in sign language. Students will learn the manual ASL Alphabet, greetings, introductions, and a variety of vocabulary words and phrases. Deaf Culture will also be introduced. Class size is limited to 20 students. Special notice: This class will be delivered online. You will need access to a computer with an internet connection that remains stable for the duration of the class. Though a chat feature is available, a microphone is preferred. For most productive audio/video participation, a webcam and/or headset are encouraged. All virtual classes will be recorded.

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        • Let's Learn to Sign! - Beginning American Sign Language (ASL II) Start Date: 02/03/2021 End Date: 03/24/2021
          Delivery:Online Hours:16
          Sessions:8 Fee:$109.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          In this course, students will learn new vocabulary, phrases, and simple sentence structure to apply to previous ASL knowledge. The instructor will use an online curriculum along with in-class handouts and a textbook. The course, Beginning American Sign Language (ASL I) is a prerequisite to this class.

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        • Let's Learn to Sign! - Beginning American Sign Language (ASL II) Online Live Start Date: 02/03/2021 End Date: 03/24/2021
          Delivery:Online Hours:16
          Sessions:8 Fee:$109.00
          City: Location:N/A
          Description:

          In this course, students will learn new vocabulary, phrases, and simple sentence structure to apply to previous ASL knowledge. The instructor will use an online curriculum along with in-class handouts and a textbook. The course, Beginning American Sign Language (ASL I) is a prerequisite to this class. Special notice: This class will be delivered online. You will need access to a computer with an internet connection that remains stable for the duration of the class. Though a chat feature is available, a microphone is preferred. For most productive audio/video participation, a webcam and/or headset are encouraged. All virtual classes will be recorded.

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        • Jewelry Making - More Techniques Start Date: 02/04/2021 End Date: 03/11/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:18
          Sessions:6 Fee:$105.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          This course succeeds the Jewelry Making-Techniques for Beginners course. Students will learn stitches such as: peyote, herringbone, and netting. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to work with wire and learn some new bead-weaving techniques. A supply fee of $70 is payable to the instructor at the first class. Please bring cash.

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          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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        • Strategies for Social Security and Retirement Income Start Date: 02/08/2021 End Date: 02/08/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:2
          Sessions:1 Fee:$39.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          Instructor will delve into the both the history and the basics of Social Security to assist students in making important lifetime decisions. In this fast-paced class, students with learn the following: •  History and basics of Social Security •  Social Security income strategies for married couples •  Taxation (and double Taxation) on Social Security •  Penalties on your Social Security •  Retirement Income Strategies with 401K’s and IRA’s. •  NEW REQUIRED MINIMUM DISTRIBUTION RULES-The Secure Act •  Tax-Free Retirement Income Strategies

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          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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        • Drawing FUNdamentals Start Date: 02/09/2021 End Date: 03/30/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:20
          Sessions:8 Fee:$119.00
          City: Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          This course will cover the basic fundamentals of drawing in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. We will cover line drawing, placement and proportion of objects, perspective, appropriate shading of colors and other basics. By the end of the course, students should be able to understand and replicate various essential drawing skills into a simple image suitable for display.

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        • Microsoft PowerPoint Start Date: 02/16/2021 End Date: 02/16/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:5
          Sessions:1 Fee:$109.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          There are so many reasons to learn PowerPoint! In this course, students will learn to create effective presentations, organize a collage with added commentary, personalize a slideshow, animate slides, and add sound/music to creations. Have fun becoming more familiar with a program in the Microsoft Office Suite.

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          Flex:

          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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        • Beginning Basics of Microsoft Excel Start Date: 02/23/2021 End Date: 02/24/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:10
          Sessions:2 Fee:$199.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          This course teaches students how to use the Microsoft Office Program, Excel. Students will learn how to: make columns of information, manipulate large amounts of data, insert basic formulas, use auto format and auto fill, and create a presentable spreadsheet. Additionally, students can learn how to make a graph from their data.

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          Flex:

          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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        • Beginning Chess II Start Date: 02/23/2021 End Date: 03/30/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:12
          Sessions:6 Fee:$69.00
          City: Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          Let us gradually unlock the mysteries of this iconic game.  Do you know the fundamentals of chess, and ready to take your game to the next level?  Join us as we delve deeper into the world of beginning chess.  We’ll explore important tactics such as pins and forks, learn chess notation to record moves and more!  

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        • Medicare 101 - Navigating the Medicare Maze Start Date: 02/27/2021 End Date: 02/27/2021
          Delivery:Hyflex Hours:1.5
          Sessions:1 Fee:$39.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          Medicare Plans can be confusing! Join us so that you can better plan your benefits strategy – or –help you guide your parents in their choices. Learn the many facets and particulars of Medicare. Gain a foundation of Medicare Part A, B, C (Medicare Advantage) and D (Prescription Drug Plan) and Medicare Supplement plans. What are deadlines? What are any penalties? Learn what factors to include in choosing the right plan. We also discuss Pros and Cons of growing trend of working past age 65 at your employer but leaving employer benefits plan to enroll in a Medicare plan to save money on premiums.

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          Hyflex (Hybrid + Flex):

          Our hybrid classes offer a blend of scheduled live course meetings and online coursework. For live meetings, you may register to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting online broadcast from your preferred location. You will complete the online coursework on your own while adhering to the course schedule and completion date.

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        • Grant & Sherman: "Together in Victory" Start Date: 03/01/2021 End Date: 03/22/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:8
          Sessions:4 Fee:$99.00
          City: Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          During the American Civil War, the early bond developed between U.S. Grant and William T. Sherman-officers with different personalities, strengths, and weaknesses-ultimately, leading the Federals to victory.  This course will compare and contrast the leadership styles of both men, compare personalities and drill into their respective battlefield performances.   The following book is optional for this course: Grant and Sherman - the Friendship That Won the Civil War, by Charles Bracelen Flood. ISBN: 978-0061148712. 

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        • Tax-Free Retirement and Long Term Care Start Date: 03/02/2021 End Date: 03/09/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:4
          Sessions:2 Fee:$49.00
          City: Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          In an easy to understand format, instructor teaches students Tax-Free and Tax-Advantaged Strategies for middle America. This class if designed for retirees and pre-retirees with retirement accounts like 401k’s and IRA’s that believe taxes will be higher in the future. Additionally, the instructor will give information on the basics of Traditional Long Term Care and Alternative Long Term Care Strategies. •    Tax-Free strategies for Retirement Income •    Tax Diversification Planning-THE TAX MATRIX •    ROTH IRA rules and strategies-What you need to know for Retirement •    Using Charitable Trusts for Retirement Income and Charitable Benefits •    Traditional Long Term Care •    What is the Georgia Partnership Plan •    Alternative Long Term Care strategies

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        • Let's Begin With Computers! Start Date: 04/01/2021 End Date: 04/01/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:2
          Sessions:1 Fee:$59.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          This is a course for those who have no experience with computers. This short session will help prepare you for the Introduction to PCs course. You will learn how to power up the computer, as well as how to navigate using the mouse and keyboard.

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          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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        • Basics of eBay Selling Start Date: 04/03/2021 End Date: 04/03/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:6
          Sessions:1 Fee:$119.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          Participants enrolled in this seminar will learn all about eBay. This includes: an introduction to eBay, eBay safety, a synopsis of opportunities available on eBay, setting up a secure seller's account, pricing strategies, putting together a complete listing, and completing the sale.

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          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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        • The Joy of Singing Start Date: 04/05/2021 End Date: 05/24/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:12
          Sessions:8 Fee:$99.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          A voice class for anyone who enjoys singing and wishes to improve their technique. In this course, students will vocalize as a group and individually. Each student should bring a piece of music to work on. The class will be constructive and non-judgmental so students gain confidence with solo performance.

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        • Spanish is Fun! Part II Start Date: 04/05/2021 End Date: 06/14/2021
          Delivery:Hyflex Hours:20
          Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          This course covers elements from Chapters 5-8 of Spanish Is Fun, Lively Lessons for Beginners, Book 1. In Chapter 5 students will study numbers 0-30. The numbers will be practiced via selected areas of the textbook, in individual responses as well as group and partner activities. Students will then apply their knowledge of the numbers in Chapter 6 as they study how to tell time in Spanish. Following a brief review of –ar verbs from Spanish Is Fun - Part I, Chapter 7 will then expand the lesson into an introduction of regular –er verbs in the present tense. Students will also use a special “er” verb to express what one does versus what one wants to do. Chapter 8 will explore colors as well as adjectives and their opposites. Finally, students will use adjectives to ask about and express another’s personality or character. Each chapter will include a “Cultural Capsule” in which specific components of Spanish/Latino culture will be examined and discussed.

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          Hyflex (Hybrid + Flex):

          Our hybrid classes offer a blend of scheduled live course meetings and online coursework. For live meetings, you may register to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting online broadcast from your preferred location. You will complete the online coursework on your own while adhering to the course schedule and completion date.

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        • Pilates Basics Start Date: 04/05/2021 End Date: 06/14/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:15
          Sessions:10 Fee:$119.00
          City: Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          Ideal for seniors, joint-friendly Pilates increases strength and flexibility through gentle toning exercises and can be adjusted to suit all fitness levels. Boost your stamina and muscle tone without the risks of high impact exercise. Wear loose clothing and bring a towel or yoga mat. Students must sign a waiver prior to class.

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        • Oil Painting - Beginning Start Date: 04/05/2021 End Date: 05/24/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:18
          Sessions:8 Fee:$139.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          An introductory course for those who wish to begin painting in oil. Students will explore the uses of oil paint within the modern perspective with an emphasis on realism/impressionism using a limited palette. After students’ evaluations of skills, the course will begin with the set-up of a proper palette, brush selection, thinners, and dryers. Safe studio habits will be discussed.

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          Flex:

          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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        • Let's Go Outside and Paint - Successful Methods of Plein Air Painting Start Date: 04/05/2021 End Date: 05/24/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:18
          Sessions:8 Fee:$139.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          An introduction to the world of Plein Air! Gain skills that allow you to craft paintings of local landscapes. Students begin with an evaluation of their basic skills. A checklist of essential materials will be provided. With some classes taking place outdoors, the course will conclude with tips on how to enhance your work for presentation including: varnishing and framing.

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          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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        • Advanced Spanish Conversation Start Date: 04/06/2021 End Date: 06/08/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:20
          Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          The course is designed for students who have completed Part I through IV of the certificate program Spanish Is Fun!, as well as Beyond Spanish Is Fun, or who have intermediate-level skills in Spanish. The primary focus of this course will be on conversation of various topics and themes, including movies, news articles, current events, and analysis of expressions.

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          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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        • Gentle Yoga Start Date: 04/06/2021 End Date: 06/10/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:10
          Sessions:20 Fee:$189.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          Enjoy the benefits of a class that leaves you feeling refreshed and relaxed, yet energized in a heightened state of awareness. This beginners class consists of gentle yoga stretching and is open to people aged 50 and over. A signed waiver is required at the start of the first class session.

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        • Introduction to French I Online Start Date: 04/06/2021 End Date: 06/08/2021
          Delivery:Online Hours:20
          Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
          City:Online Location:N/A
          Description:

          Bienvenue! This course is designed to introduce students to the French language and Francophone cultures. No prior knowledge of French is required. Through a fun, interactive, and communicative approach online, you will be placed in real life situations allowing an acquisition of basic language skills that you can use on your next trip or when you meet a French person. ! A bientôt! Special notice: This class will be delivered online. You will need access to a computer with an internet connection that remains stable for the duration of the class. Though a chat feature is available, a microphone is preferred. For most productive audio/video participation, a webcam and/or headset are encouraged. All virtual classes will be recorded.

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        • Introduction to PCs Start Date: 04/06/2021 End Date: 04/06/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:5
          Sessions:1 Fee:$109.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          Designed for those with some basic knowledge of computers, students will learn: how to properly identify and use hardware/software, technology shortcuts, parts of the computer, proper operation of the mouse, and examination of computer storage. Windows 10 will be used in this course.

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          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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        • Calligraphy - The Art of Beautiful Writing Start Date: 04/06/2021 End Date: 04/27/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:8
          Sessions:4 Fee:$99.00
          City: Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          Give a touch of elegance to your personalized invitations, posters, and greetings. Great for beginners; this course focuses on uppercase, lowercase, and basic italic lettering using the broad pen. The final class will be devoted to a display of skill where each student will create an original calligraphic design. All materials included; no extra fees.

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        • Drawing a Portrait Start Date: 04/07/2021 End Date: 06/09/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:25
          Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
          City: Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          This course incorporates all skill levels from beginner to intermediate. While some drawing experience is preferred, it is not a requirement. During this course, the instructor will cover a comprehensive procedure for drawing a portrait. Students will study the features and structures that make up the human face, the importance of proportion, and learn how to effectively and accurately illustrate these skills on paper.

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        • Spanish is Fun! Part I Start Date: 04/07/2021 End Date: 06/09/2021
          Delivery:Hyflex Hours:20
          Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          This course is designed to introduce students to the Spanish language, and become familiar with its similarities with and differences from English. The course will provide students with a beginning vocabulary base. Additionally, students will learn to form short sentences and answer questions using the present tense of regular ar" verbs."

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          For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

          Hyflex (Hybrid + Flex):

          Our hybrid classes offer a blend of scheduled live course meetings and online coursework. For live meetings, you may register to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting online broadcast from your preferred location. You will complete the online coursework on your own while adhering to the course schedule and completion date.

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        • Pencil, Pen and Ink - Intermediate Start Date: 04/07/2021 End Date: 05/26/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:20
          Sessions:8 Fee:$119.00
          City: Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          Expanding from the Pencil, Pen and Ink Drawing-Beginning course, students will continue to work with techniques such as: shading, creating depth, and contrast. Additionally, students will be granted the opportunity to personalize their study based on their own interests. With one-on-one guidance, students will individually incorporate their personal style into their crafts.

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        • French Conversation I Start Date: 04/07/2021 End Date: 06/09/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:20
          Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          This course is designed to introduce students to French the natural way. Students will focus on listening, reading, writing, and speaking. This classes will also explore fiction, comics, and goofy stories. Students should come to this class prepared to participate, as it is very interactive.

          Flex Delivery Method

          For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

          Flex:

          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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        • Beginning Chess Start Date: 04/08/2021 End Date: 05/13/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:12
          Sessions:6 Fee:$69.00
          City: Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          Making the best move is as important in chess as it is in life. Whoever invented the game was sure to be a genius because its rules are so simple, but its nature, so mysterious. For this reason, chess has survived the test of time as the most popular board game ever played. Join us for a fun introduction to chess as you learn piece movement, checkmate and important fundamentals.

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        • Spanish Is Fun! Part IV Start Date: 04/08/2021 End Date: 06/10/2021
          Delivery:Hyflex Hours:20
          Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          Spanish is Fun! parts I-III are required prior to the enrollment of this course. Students will be provided with new vocabulary related to conversation, dining, and vocabulary when travelling. In addition to this knowledge, students will acquire language skills, such as: more complex sentence structures and vocabulary.

          Hyflex Delivery Method

          For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

          Hyflex (Hybrid + Flex):

          Our hybrid classes offer a blend of scheduled live course meetings and online coursework. For live meetings, you may register to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting online broadcast from your preferred location. You will complete the online coursework on your own while adhering to the course schedule and completion date.

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        • Religion in the Civil War Start Date: 04/08/2021 End Date: 04/29/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:8
          Sessions:4 Fee:$89.00
          City:Cartersville, GA Location:Booth Western Art Museum
          Description:

          Separation among denominations served as a precursor to the secession of eleven Southern states. Fracture in the Methodist Church occurred first with that body dividing over the issue of slavery in 1845. Baptists formalized a separate Sothern Baptist Convention. The Presbyterian Church formally split along the North-South lines in 1861. Despite the splintering of churches before the American Civil War, religion had a profound impact on leaders, officers and soldiers. During this course, we will explore a war where both sides prayed to the same God.

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          For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

          Flex:

          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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        • Have Fun with Acrylic Paints Start Date: 04/08/2021 End Date: 05/27/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:20
          Sessions:8 Fee:$109.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

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          Flex Delivery Method

          For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

          Flex:

          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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        • Ballet Barre and Low Impact Aerobic Start Date: 04/10/2021 End Date: 06/19/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:10
          Sessions:10 Fee:$119.00
          City: Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          Learn Basic Ballet Barre with stretching to improve strength, flexibility, and balance, all in a safe and non competitive environment. Then enjoy a low impact aerobic to improve stamina and brain power. Finally completing the class with a relaxing cool down.

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        • Introduction to Italian I Start Date: 04/12/2021 End Date: 06/21/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:16
          Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          Benvenuti! Bravi! This course is designed to introduce students to the Italian language. Students will learn how to express themselves with basic sentences, using verb conjugation and everyday vocabulary. This will be a fun and active course that will allow learners to acquire basic Italian language skills.

          Flex Delivery Method

          For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

          Flex:

          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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        • Introduction to Italian II Start Date: 04/12/2021 End Date: 06/21/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:16
          Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          Improve your knowledge of the Italian language with this follow-up to Introduction to Italian I. Students should be ready to speak and express themselves in Italian while learning more about grammar and idiomatic expressions. This course is designed for those with prior knowledge of the Italian language, or those who have taken Italian I.

          Flex Delivery Method

          For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

          Flex:

          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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        • Bridge in the 21st Century - Part III- Defense Start Date: 04/13/2021 End Date: 06/01/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:16
          Sessions:8 Fee:$99.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          The third in a series of courses for beginning and advancing players of bridge. In this course, students will study techniques for defeating contracts of the declarer. Guidelines and defense will be studied in depth. This course does not require completion of the first two courses in the series, however, completion of these courses is recommended.

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        • Windows 10 Start Date: 04/13/2021 End Date: 04/14/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:10
          Sessions:2 Fee:$199.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          Learn the core functions and features of the Windows 10 interface, which includes how to set up multiple desktops, organize your start screen, utilize search tools, mark up and share websites, install and use apps, view multiple email accounts in one application, and much more!

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          For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

          Flex:

          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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        • Bridge in the 21st Century - Part I Start Date: 04/14/2021 End Date: 06/02/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:16
          Sessions:8 Fee:$99.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          During this 8-week course, participants have the ability to play, draw conclusions, and develop ways of thinking about the game. While designed for players interested in duplicate bridge, social bridge players are welcome. Books (included in course cost) will be provided by the instructor on the first day of class.

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        • Qigong/Tai Chi for Seniors II Start Date: 04/14/2021 End Date: 06/16/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:10
          Sessions:10 Fee:$119.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          This course is expanded from its precursor, Quigong/Tai Chi for Seniors I. It will have the same beneficial breathing and exercise techniques, but with more advanced techniques. Learners will be taught more exercises as well as advanced Qigong style meditation. A signed waiver is required prior to start.

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        • Qigong/Tai Chi for Seniors I Start Date: 04/14/2021 End Date: 06/16/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:10
          Sessions:10 Fee:$119.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          In this beginning class, learners will be shown QiGong and Tai Chi moves and postures designed to: improve balance, strengthen and tone muscles, improve concentration, and encourage an overall sense of health and well being. Students will also be taught QiGong breathing and relaxation techiques. This is done without high impact/strenuous activity. A signed waiver is required prior to start.

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        • Write your novel, NOW! Start Date: 04/14/2021 End Date: 06/02/2021
          Delivery:Online Hours:12
          Sessions:8 Fee:$119.00
          City:Online Location:Online Classes
          Description:

          Discover the tricks and techniques novelist, Josh Langston uses to produce a new novel every year. Learn how to write a gripping novel using story-telling techniques; gain insight on different styles of writing and tools for editing. Participants will also receive tips on finding an agent, editor, and publisher.

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        • Introduction to Italian III Start Date: 04/15/2021 End Date: 06/17/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:16
          Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          During this course, students will continue to study and practice the Italian language. Students will learn more Italian expressions and verbs, as well as how to converse effectively in the Italian language. Students should be prepared to speak more in class.

          Flex Delivery Method

          For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

          Flex:

          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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        • Let's Learn to Sign! - Beginning American Sign Language (ASL I) Start Date: 04/19/2021 End Date: 06/14/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:16
          Sessions:8 Fee:$109.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          In this course, students will learn the basics of communication in sign language. Students will learn the manual ASL Alphabet, greetings, introductions, and a variety of vocabulary words and phrases. Deaf Culture will also be introduced. Class size is limited to 20 students.

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        • Pause to Practice Start Date: 04/20/2021 End Date: 06/01/2021
          Delivery:Hyflex Hours:14
          Sessions:7 Fee:$99.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          This course is for students who wish to take time aside to practice the simple past, present, and future tenses in Spanish. Students will engage in basic drills and short dialogues in which they will practice alternating among the tenses listed.

          Hyflex Delivery Method

          For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

          Hyflex (Hybrid + Flex):

          Our hybrid classes offer a blend of scheduled live course meetings and online coursework. For live meetings, you may register to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting online broadcast from your preferred location. You will complete the online coursework on your own while adhering to the course schedule and completion date.

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        • Mah Jongg Start Date: 04/20/2021 End Date: 05/25/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:12
          Sessions:6 Fee:$99.00
          City: Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          This tile game, similar to Gin Rummy or Dominoes, is an Asian favorite and an exciting alternative to card games. Learn the basic rules and play of the game. Enjoy a fun and challenging experience. No partner is needed. Hurry and register, the class is limited to 8 students.

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        • Legends and Basic Playing of the Native American Flute Start Date: 04/20/2021 End Date: 05/25/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:12
          Sessions:6 Fee:$89.00
          City: Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          In this course, students will learn how the flute was originally used by the Plains Indians and how it has re-gained popularity in the music industry. Students will also be introduced to basic steps on how to play the Native American flute. Students are encouraged to bring their own flute; however, flutes will be available for purchase.

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        • Instant Piano Start Date: 04/20/2021 End Date: 04/20/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:3
          Sessions:1 Fee:$59.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          Learn secrets your piano teacher never told you in this 3-hour session. Students will learn all the chords needed to play any song, any style, and any key. Students will then perfect their technique at home using the student manual. A cash or check payment of $29 is required for manual and supplies.

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        • Read Your U.S. Constitution Start Date: 04/21/2021 End Date: 06/09/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:8
          Sessions:8 Fee:$69.00
          City: Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          The American Presidency is unique to the United States. The founders feared the Executive Branch" and did not want a monarchy. During the Constitutional Convention of 1787 there was much discussion about the selection and power of the office. Since the ratification of the Constitution each president has personalized the office to his style and the nations needs. There have been dynamic presidents, accidental presidents and during the Gilded Age they were called the "Forgotten presidents." This class will cover the establishment of the office and review the dynamics of the office and the interesting personalities that have occupied it."

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        • How the American West Was Won Start Date: 04/21/2021 End Date: 06/09/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:8
          Sessions:8 Fee:$69.00
          City: Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          The winning of the American West is full of exciting characters, stories, legends and myths. Come study the truth. Our country has produced the most colorful and exciting legacy in the history of the world. From the founding visionaries to the start of the 20th century it is fast paced and colorful. Come and enjoy learning more about it.

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        • Easy Spanish Conversation Start Date: 04/21/2021 End Date: 06/23/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:20
          Sessions:10 Fee:$159.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          This course is designed for students who have completed Parts I through III of the certificate program, Spanish Is Fun! The primary focus of this course will be on basic conversation related to travel. Students will have opportunities to role play in circumstances surrounding daily life experiences and will be part of an in-class reading group.

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          Flex:

          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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        • Communicating Through Social Media Start Date: 04/27/2021 End Date: 04/28/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:10
          Sessions:2 Fee:$199.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          Go beyond the basics you learned in Introduction to PCs. Discover useful websites and gain insight into free email, software, and photo-sharing space. Work with attachments and get some important tips to help you communicate effectively, learn the dos and don’ts of email, and discover Internet navigation.

          Flex Delivery Method

          For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

          Flex:

          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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        • Retirement, Tax and Estate Planning Start Date: 05/06/2021 End Date: 05/06/2021
          Delivery:Classroom Hours:10
          Sessions:1 Fee:$39.00
          City: Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          An active and engaging class for individuals within 5 years of retirement or who have retired within the last 3 years. This class will focus on information needed in order to make important and lasting decisions for living your best financial life in retirement, including: •How to make the right pension decision •Different strategies for taking Social Security •How to maximize retirement income •Tax-free retirement income strategies •Advanced Roth IRA strategies-even if you are already retired! •401k advantages and disadvantages in retirement •Estate Planning documents to be updated in retirement •How to keep your financial affairs private and avoid probate •Basics of Revocable Living Trusts •Dynasty Trusts-not just for the wealthy! •Asset protection

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        • Easy Steps to Safeguard Your Computer Start Date: 05/12/2021 End Date: 05/12/2021
          Delivery:Flex Hours:5
          Sessions:1 Fee:$109.00
          City:Kennesaw, GA Location:KSU Center
          Description:

          Spring clean your computer to keep it running at its best. Using Windows, and other tools, learn how to free up disk space and clean up Internet files, including cookies. Additionally, learn how to deal with security issues such as: Spyware, viruses, and pop-ups. Prerequisite: Introduction to PCs.

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          For your safety and convenience, we now offer our professional certificate courses in this new format.

          Flex:

          Do you prefer to learn in our classroom or the comfort of your home? With our new Flex course format, you decide what works best for you. Our courses are taught live at a specific day and time in our clean, socially-distanced classroom and are simultaneously broadcast to our virtual classroom. With this flexible format, you choose one option when you register: to join the instructor in the physical classroom or join the class meeting remotely. Either way, you get the same quality instruction from an industry professional in a live meeting with other learners.

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    Al and Chet OLLI Scholarship

    In March 2005, Chet Austin established the Al and Chet Education Fund with a generous contribution to support the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at The College of Professional Education at Kennesaw State University.

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