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Lifelong Learning - Courses for Senior Citizens 55 and older 5517 INTRODUCTION TO GENEALOGY Find your ancestors! Come discover your past! Learn how to trace your family history and discover where and maybe even how they lived. Find out how to search for information online and from free and not-so-free databases, the census, journals, message boards, libraries, courthouses, and military archives. Wednesday & Thursday, January 22 & 23, Basement of WSCC Library 5:00-8:00pm Fee: $25 5518 SOUTHERN GENEALOGY The adventure starts here! As you investigate your past learn the many different methods to access information. Each state categorizes their material in different ways to get a road map to help you along your path. Virginia to Alabama will be covered. Wednesday & Thursday, February 5 & 6, Basement of WSCC Library 5:00-8:00pm Fee: $25 5519 GENEALOGY AND THE COMPUTER Unlock the secrets to your past as you search the internet for your ancestors. Learn how to navigate the many avenues on your road to discovery. Gather information on which sites are reputable and which sites to avoid. Both free and subscription with some basic computer secrets useful in any research Wednesday & Thursday, January 29 & 30, Basement of WSCC Library, 5:00-8:00pm Fee: $25 5520 ADVANCED GENEALOGY There’s no limit to what you can discover about your ancestors! This class will give you the basics of book publishing with some tips on research sources that will make your ancestors more than just vital statistics and how to overcome your last road blocks. Learn how to publish your findings for others to enjoy. Wednesday & Thursday, February 12 & 13, Basement of WSCC Library, 5:00-8:00pm Fee: $25 COMPUTERS FOR SENIORS This course is for the beginner and is designed to introduce you to the computer. Basic functions of Microsoft Windows will be covered along with adjusting personal computer settings. You will also be introduced to the Internet and Email. The instructor is skilled at teaching those with little or no experience with computers. Class is limited to 12 students. January 13, 27, and February 3 5529 Course 1 5530 1:30pm-4:30pm Course 2 9:30am-12:30pm Computer Science Lab 9 February 24, March 3 and 10 Computer Science Lab 9 FACEBOOK FOR SENIORS In this cutting edge course for seniors, we’ll learn to navigate the social community of Facebook. We will create a Facebook account, learn how to locate friends and family members, how to use the news feed and upload pictures. A good working knowledge of computers is required for this class. Class is limited to 8 students. 5531 Course 1 February 3, 10 9:30am-12:30pm Computer Science Lab 9 5532 Course 2 April 7, 14 1:30pm-4:30pm Computer Science Lab 9 ADVANCED COMPUTERS FOR SENIORS Building on the previous course, students will now learn more about the Internet and how to send emails with attachments. Microsoft Word will be covered as well. Class is limited to 12 students. 5533 Course 1 February 10, 24, and March 3 1:30pm-4:30pm Computer Science Lab 9 5534 Course 2 March 17, April 7 and 14 9:30am-12:30pm Computer Science Lab 9 DIGITAL CAMERA FOR SENIORS The goal of this class is to help our fellow seniors get a better understanding of today’s technology in digital cameras. We eliminate all the confusion that digital cameras present today. You will learn how to easily operate your camera resulting in great photos of your grandchildren, other family members, friends & all those great places you travel to now that you have the time. This is a hands-on class, so please bring your camera, owner’s manual, charged batteries and memory card. Also included in this course is a special session on uploading them for online ordering. No need to purchase a new camera, just bring your digital camera and enjoy! 5535 Course 1 January 13, 27 9:30am-12:30pm Computer Science Lab 9 5536 Course 2 March 10, 17 1:30pm-4:30pm Computer Science Lab 9 5537 WELLNESS CENTER USE FOR SENIORS (55 and older) Registration to this course provides use of the Wellness Center for the Spring Semester. For senior citizens 55 and older. The fee for this course is $34 Training for Business and Industry WORKFORCE TRAINING CDL TRAINING Commercial Truck Driver Class A four week instructional program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to drive trucks and buses, delivery vehicles, for-hire vehicles, and other commercial vehicles. Schedule: Monday-Thursday. Call for dates Fee: $2,004, plus expenses. WIA approved (Financial assistance available through the Career Center) Location: Diesel Mechanics Call for available class dates. (256)352-7826 SHORT-TERM WELDING This 225-hour course provides basic instruction in oxy-fuel cutting (torch cutting) and the student’s choice of shielded metal arc welding (stick welding), MIG wire welding process or TIG process. Schedule: Monday-Wednesday, 5:30pm-9:30pm (enroll at any time) Fee $2,000, WIA approved (Financial assistance available through the Career Center) Location: Welding Department Call for available class dates. (256)352-8172 WASTEWATER OPERATOR CERTIFICATION When wastewater treatment plants are properly operated, public health and the state’s waters are protected. This certification program is working to help ensure that operators meet the established requirements and are competent to operate and maintain wastewater treatment plants. Some classes conducted at water treatment centers in Cullman area. Call (256)352-8172 for information. Register online at, by calling (256)352-7826 or emailing Registration should be made at least three days prior to the first day of class. Continuing Education policies are found at continuing-education Spring Semester 2014 Schedule of Classes • Page 45

Spring 2014 Schedule

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