Carbondale / Roaring Fork Continuing Education Calendar

Aug
28
Fri
Quickbooks Pro 1: 2014 @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Class Description

Emphasizes entering, saving, finding and editing basic transactions. Introduces fundamental concepts and reports.Emphasis:QuickBooks 2014

Faculty: Stan Snyder
Meets: F • August 28, 2015 – August 28, 2015
Refund Date: August 26, 2015
Cost: $75
Syn# 93023

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Quickbooks Series (Glenwood) @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Class Description

Package Deal Glenwood: Buy the 2 QuickBooks workshops (level 1 and 2) in the accounting series in Glenwood and get this discounted rate. Must purchase before first class on 8/28.

Faculty: Stan Snyder
Meets: F • August 28, 2015 – September 4, 2015
Refund Date: August 26, 2015
Cost: $135
Syn# 93022

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Canyon Orientation @ CMC in Spring Valley
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:50 am

out-slot_canyon.jpgA concentrated field experience in canyon environments is provided in this course where students develop proficiency in canyon travel, group camping, and will explore the geology, geography, and ecology of the canyon country.

Text required. This is a 5-day, backpacking based, overnight field trip to Canyonlands National Park, Utah. Students are expected to participate in long day hikes each day. Class will meet for five Fridays in addition to the field trip: 8/28, 9/11, 9/25, 10/16 & 10/23. Field trip is Wednesday-Sunday, 10/7-10/11. Final exam is 10/23. Food is not provided. Backpack, sleeping bag, and tent rentals available. The supplemental course charge includes transportation, group equipment, showers, and access fees. The supplemental course charge is nonrefundable. Minimum age 18.

Faculty: TBA
Meets: F, W,TH,F,S,SU • August 28, 2015 – October 23, 2015
Refund Date: September 8, 2015
Credit Hours: 2.0
Syn# 91676

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Backcountry Navigation @ CMC in Spring Valley
Aug 28 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Teaches efficient backcountry navigation in a field-based or classroom setting using topographic maps and other appropriate navigation tools.

This class will focus on map reading and compass use skills in a variety of mountainous terrain. Students will need a compass by the second class. The supplemental course charge covers the cost of a map. The supplemental course charge is nonrefundable. Class will not meet on 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, and 10/9.

Faculty: Johann Aberger
Meets: F • August 28, 2015 – November 6, 2015
Refund Date: September 8, 2015
Credit Hours: 1.0
Syn# 91666

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Unity 3D @ CMC in Spring Valley
Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 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 this 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 Steve Kaufman at skaufman@coloradomtn.edu.–

Faculty: Steve B. Kaufman
Meets: F, F • August 28, 2015 – December 11, 2015
Refund Date: September 14, 2015
Credit Hours: 4.0
Syn# 93836

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Aug
31
Mon
Mixed Level Yoga @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Aug 31 @ 5:30 pm – 6:40 pm
Class Description

This class is a form of Hatha Yoga that utilizes bio mechanical principles of alignment together with breath and a celebration of the heart. The class is influenced by the principles of Anusara Yoga which empowers the student to find a sense of ease and move into challenging poses. Please bring a yoga mat and blanket to class.

Faculty: Laurren B. Whistler
Meets: M, W • August 31, 2015 – August 31, 2015
Refund Date: August 28, 2015
Cost: $0
Syn# 93341

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How to Pass College Algebra: Session 1 @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Aug 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
representation of man's brain overwhelmed with algebra problemsClass Description

If you’ve failed College Algebra or are worried about passing it, or if you’ve passed Dev Ed Math (055) with a C+ or lower, this class is for you. These non-credit sessions will use your strengths and abilities to think instead of asking you to simply memorize formulas. Mathematician George Austin-Martin has brought alternative school students to national and international conferences. If you are interested in passing College Algebra, he can help you as well.

Faculty: Dr. George G. Austin-Martin
Meets: M • August 31, 2015 – October 5, 2015
Refund Date: August 28, 2015
Cost: $50
Syn# 93646

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Creative Writing @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

This course introduces the basic skills of creative writing, fiction and nonfiction. We will explore how to find the idea fire in your practice writing, construct a story line, develop a main character (even for nonfiction), and create setting. Each session will focus on one aspect: setting, character, theme and story-line/plot. Students will learn the elements of what makes a well-written story, practice creating short pieces of writing in class, listen ad critique other student writing, and revise selected pieces. Come to the first class and see if it fits your needs. Nancy Flood is the author of several award-winning books, including the Arizona and Colorado Book of the Year.

Faculty: Nancy Flood
Meets: M • August 31, 2015 – August 31, 2015
Refund Date: August 28, 2015
Cost: $0
Syn# 93373

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Kari Sea’s Dance Preview @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm

photo of Kari Sea, dance instructorJoin Kari Sea for a free informational preview of all her CMC dance classes this fall, including:

Contemporary Dance
Choreography & Improvization
Leaps & Turns
Technique of Dance

This preview is held at the CMC Glenwood Center (1402 Blake Ave.) on Aug. 31 at 7 p.m.

 

Sep
1
Tue
Mixed Media @ CMC in Carbondale
Sep 1 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Class Description

Introduces students to basic skills through various art media. This course may be repeated under a different subtitle for a maximum of six credit hours. Encompasses a multitude of one- credit art experiences that expose students to an art form that they may wish to explore further.

Work in your favorite media and get tips in technique to create your pieces.

Faculty: Alice M. Bailey
Meets: T • September 1, 2015 – October 13, 2015
Refund Date: September 8, 2015
Credit Hours: 1.0
Syn# 93618

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