Carbondale / Roaring Fork Continuing Education Calendar

Sep
4
Fri
River Orientation @ CMC in Spring Valley
Sep 4 @ 8:00 am – 6:30 pm

Photo of a raft docked in canyon riverProvides whitewater boat handling and water reading skills through experience on selected rivers. Students will learn river trip planning, river safety procedures, equipment, logistics, camp management, hazard evaluation, the natural history and archeology of river environments, and minimum environmental impact on river environments. You must be at least 17 years old on the first day of class to take this course.

This class will explore the Colorado River in the Glenwood Springs and Grand Junction areas. This class includes one classroom date and two field day trips on 9/4, 9/5, and 9/6, and a three-day overnight field trip 9/18-9/20 on the Colorado River through Ruby-Horsethief Canyons. Students will receive partial credit hours toward Colorado River guide certification. Instructors are guide instructors in Colorado and Utah. The supplemental course charge includes rafts, life jackets, personal dry bags and related equipment, transportation, shuttle fees, access fees, breakfasts, lunches, and dinners on the overnight trip. The supplemental course charge is nonrefundable. Minimum age 18.

Faculty: Dr. Bruce Kime
Meets: F,S,SU, F,S,SU • September 4, 2015 – September 20, 2015
Refund Date: September 8, 2015
Credit Hours: 2.0
Syn# 91678

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Sep
8
Tue
Business Plan 101 @ CMC in Carbondale
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Class Description

Understand the major components of a business plan – vision/mission, business structure and management, sales and marketing, financials/budgeting and cash flow projections, and financing. Turn your business idea into a solid plan for long-term success. Commit your idea to paper to determine its viability, keep your business strategically focused, and increase your chances of obtaining financing.

Faculty: James R. Olp
Meets: T, TH • September 8, 2015 – September 10, 2015
Refund Date: September 4, 2015
Cost: $100
Syn# 93094

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Medicare 101 @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Class Description

Do you have questions about Medicare? How do I enroll; when can I sign up; what if I’m still working; what does Medicare cost; do I need to have additional coverage; what is a Medicare Saving Program and do I qualify; when can I sign up for Medicare D prescription drug coverage); what is the 2013 Standard Drug Benefit and how do I get Extra Help (LIS). Get the answers you need! This information will be presented by High Country RSVP Retired Senior Volunteer Program) Volunteer Medicare Counselors and will not be represented by any insurance brokers. There is a $10.00 fee for materials.

Faculty: Patty A. Daniells
Meets: T • September 8, 2015 – September 8, 2015
Refund Date: September 4, 2015
Cost: $0
Syn# 93430

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Contemporary Dance @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Class Description

This class introduces the art of dance and movement expression. You will experience a variety of techniques: ballet, jazz, modern and improvisation. You will examine dance as an expression of culture and community, while exploring personal expression, movement, imagery and performance qualities.

Faculty: Kari Sea
Meets: T, TH • September 8, 2015 – December 1, 2015
Refund Date: September 4, 2015
Cost: $155
Syn# 93652

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A Simple Fall Cleanse @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Class Description

Fall is a natural time to do some cleansing and prepare for the long winter ahead. There are many options out there for cleansing, but often they are difficult to do and leave the participant in worse shape then they started. In this class we’ll cover the basics of detoxification and how to undertake a simple and safe, cleanse. Students will leave with all the tools they need to do their own fall class cleanse.

Faculty: Heather E. Pratt
Meets: T • September 8, 2015 – September 8, 2015
Refund Date: September 4, 2015
Cost: $22
Syn# 93368

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Healthy Club Series @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

photo of instructor Laurie NatheJoin the Healthy Club: learn how we have been “Eating for Pleasure” with the standard America
diet instead of “Eating for Health.” This series is about how to shift our thought process into
considering food as medicine. In this free intro class, instructor Laurie Nathe will give an
overview of all the different classes in the series. Please register for this free section, as space is limited.

Faculty: Laurie E. Nathe
Meets: T • September 8, 2015
Cost: FREE
Syn# 93554

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Individual Workshops will include:

Purge & Clean Out Your Cupboards & Refrigerators (Sept. 15)
Sugar Detox – Find Out How Sugar is Affecting Your Brain (Sept. 22)
Healthy Options for Snacks, Lunch & On The Go (Sept. 29)
Vegetarian Opportunities: Raw & Vegan (Oct. 6)
Super Foods for Super You! (Oct. 13)
Adding in the Green Stuff (Oct. 20)
Alternative Baking Using Paleo & Gluten-Free Ingredients (Oct. 27)
Farm to Table: Farm Harvest (Nov. 3)

 

Intercambio @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:50 pm
Intercambio Students teaching and learning from each otherClass Description

Focuses on true conversational practice of Spanish and English between native Spanish speakers and native English speakers. Spanish and English learners will meet together under the direction of facilitators to practice their target language in group and paired teams. Weekly meetings will focus on rotating between themes and cultural sharing.

Faculty: Jonathan M. Satz, Ted Kauffman
Meets: T • September 8, 2015 – December 1, 2015
Refund Date: September 21, 2015
Credit Hours: 2.0

Beginning Level: Syn# 91182; Intermediate Level: Syn# 91184; Advanced Level: Syn# 91188;

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Intercambio II: Interm Level @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:50 pm
Class Description

This class focuses on true conversational practice of Spanish and English between native Spanish speakers and native English speakers. Spanish and English learners will meet together under the direction of facilitators to practice their target language in group and paired teams. Weekly meetings will focus on rotating between themes and cultural sharing.

Faculty: Jonathan M. Satz, Ted Kauffman
Meets: T • September 8, 2015 – December 1, 2015
Refund Date: September 21, 2015
Credit Hours: 2.0
Syn# 91184

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Intercambio III: Adv. Level @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:50 pm
Class Description

This class focuses on true conversational practice of Spanish and English between native Spanish speakers and native English speakers. Spanish and English learners will meet together under the direction of facilitators to practice their target language in group and paired teams. Weekly meetings will focus on rotating between themes and cultural sharing.

Faculty: Jonathan M. Satz, Ted Kauffman
Meets: T • September 8, 2015 – December 1, 2015
Refund Date: September 21, 2015
Credit Hours: 2.0
Syn# 91188

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Sep
9
Wed
MS TouchDevelop @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Sep 9 @ 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Class Description

This course introduces students to the discipline of computer science. Covers algorithm development, data representation, logical expressions, sub-programs, and input/output operations using a structured programming language. Requires intensive lab work outside of class time.

This is a hybrid class, which combines set days for face-to-face classroom instruction with synchronous and asynchronous online learning experiences. This class is designed for students who enjoy the flexibility and independence online learning offers and who desire significant one-on-one interaction with the instructor. The online component includes podcasts, screencasts, web conferencing, and other online collaborative tools. Before starting the class, students should have basic computer skills including the ability to navigate the Internet, use email, and send attachments. In order to be successful in this class, students MUST have regular access to a computer with reliable Internet access. An orientation to the hybrid class experience will be provided at the first face-to-face class meeting. For questions about this hybrid class, please contact Chris Walsh at cwalsh@coloradomtn.edu.

Faculty: Steve B. Kaufman
Meets: W, W • September 9, 2015 – December 9, 2015
Refund Date: September 22, 2015
Credit Hours: 4.0
Syn# 93742

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