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EACC

EAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Department of Continuing Education and Workforce Development

Fall 2017 Course Brochure Personal Interests

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EACC Tours

(870) 633-4480, ext. 333, 261, 256


What’s Inside Personal Interests/Senior Sage

Applied Piano & Applied Voice...........................................................6 AR Concealed Carry Course.................................................................6 Ballroom Dancing..............................................................................5 Beginning Sign Language..................................................................6 Cake Decorating.................................................................................6 College Singers..................................................................................6 Computer File Management...............................................................3 Conditioning......................................................................................5 Decorative Welding............................................................................4 Drawing I & II....................................................................................4 Effective Communication Strategies for those with Alzheimer’s..........6 Graphic Design..................................................................................4 Hunter Eduction Course.....................................................................6 Internet Basics...................................................................................3 Introduction to Computers.................................................................3 Know the 10 Warning SIgns of Alzheimer’s........................................6 Microsoft Excel..................................................................................3 Painting I & II ....................................................................................4 Pottery..............................................................................................4 PowerPoint........................................................................................3 Recreational Riding...........................................................................3 Sewing..............................................................................................4 T-Shirt Quilting..................................................................................4

Register Today Five Easy Ways to Register In Person

Stop by EACC’s Department of Continuing Education located in the Learning Resource Center in Forrest City. Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Telephone

Call 870-633-4480, ext. 333 or 261. Credit card payment can be processed over the phone.

Email

Send an email with registration information (include name, address, phone, email, course information) to rjordan@eacc.edu. Confirmation and payment instructions will follow the receipt of your email.

Mail or Fax

Send registration information (include name, address, phone, email, course information) and payment to: EACC Department of Continuing Education 1700 Newcastle Road Forrest City, AR 72335 Fax: 870-633-7222 Make check payable to EACC and include class information on check. *Please call for availability before mailing/faxing payment.

Weightlifting.....................................................................................5 Western Riding Techniques I..............................................................3 Wood Design.....................................................................................4 Yoga..................................................................................................5 Zumba...............................................................................................5

Professional Development

Emergency Medical Technician- Basic Refresher Course......................7 Insurance Continuing Education.........................................................7 Paramedic Refresher Course...............................................................7

Kids on Campus

Art Horizons......................................................................................7 Gymnastics (Age 3 & up)....................................................................7 Slammin’ Jammin’ Guitar Lessons (Grades 2nd-8th)..............................7 Youth Horseback Riding.....................................................................7

EACC Tours

Casey Jones Village............................................................................8

Registration

Classes are filled on a first-come first-serve basis, and early registration is encouraged. Please note that fees are due upon registration to reserve a space in a class. A student is not officially enrolled in a class until payment is received. All credit course students will be required to pay a $20 annual infrastructure fee.

Cancellation Policy

A 100% refund is given when a course is cancelled by the College. EACC reserves the right to cancel any class due to insufficient enrollment. Mailed refunds are usually received within two to three weeks.

Refunds

A transferable voucher may be given for the amount of the class if a student cancels 48 hours prior to the start of the class.

All students must register and pay all course fees prior to the first day of class. Continuing Education classes will not meet on the Labor Day Holiday (September 4th), Fall Break (October 16th & 17th), and the Thanksgiving Break (November 22rd - 24th).


Personal Interests & Senior Sage Equine Classes Recreational Riding (HPR 1501 C1)

This course will offer basic recreational riding techniques to students who wish to ride primarily for enjoyment, recreation, or fitness. Tuesdays and Thursdays, August 22nd - November 30th 12:45 pm - 2:10 pm Fee: Full Tuition plus $5 activity fee (Under 50) ½ Tuition plus $5 activity fee (Ages 50-59) $5 activity fee (60+) Stables - Forrest City

Western Riding Techniques I (AGN 1112)

This course is designed to teach western riding techniques and equitation riding to students with little or no previous experience. Students will develop their skills through practical experience and will have individualized equitation lessons in a group setting. Fee: Full Tuition (Under 50) ½ Tuition (Ages 50-59) No Charge (60+) AGN 1112 C1 Mondays and Wednesdays, August 21st - December 4th 8:00 am - 10:00 am Stables - Forrest City AGN 1112 C2 Tuesdays and Thursdays, August 22nd - November 30th 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Stables - Forrest City

Technology Classes Introduction to Computers (BUS 1121 C1)

This class starts at the very beginning! By the end of this course, you will understand and “talk” computer lingo. This computer course includes an overview of Windows operating systems, and introductions to word processing, and more. Mondays and Wednesdays, August 21st - September 18th 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Fee: Full Tuition (Under 50) ½ Tuition (Ages 50-59) No Charge (60+) Computer Education Center-Lab 1

Computer File Management (BUS 2081 C1)

You know your files are in that computer, but can you find them easily? If you own a computer, then you need to really understand how and why to plan your e-filing system, and how to confidently move, copy, paste, rename, and save files and folders. Mondays and Wednesdays, September 25th - October 18th 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Fee: Full Tuition (Under 50) ½ Tuition (Ages 50-59) No Charge (60+) Computer Education Center- Lab 1

Microsoft Excel (BUS 1621 W1)

Microsoft Excel is perhaps the most important computer software program used in the workplace today. That’s why so many workers and prospective employees are required to learn Excel to enter or remain in the workplace. Students will create and edit basic worksheets and workbooks. This course is designed for students who want to gain the necessary skills to create, edit, format, and print basic Microsoft Excel worksheets. Introduction to Computers or equivalent experience recommended. Mondays, October 16th - November 27th 5:00 pm - 6:50 pm Fee: Full Tuition (Under 50) ½ Tuition (Ages 50-59) No Charge (60+) EACC Wynne Center E-133

Internet Basics (BUS 1671 W1)

This course introduces students to the Internet and email. Students will learn to search for stock quotes, airline schedules, news, weather, online newspapers, etc. The use of search engines, downloading, sending attachments, and email will be covered. Introduction to Computers or equivalent experience required. Tuesdays, October 17th - November 28th 5:00 pm - 6:50 pm Fee: Full Tuition (Under 50) ½ Tuition (Ages 50-59) No Charge (60+) EACC Wynne Center E-133

PowerPoint (BUS 2081 C2)

This class will provide an introduction to the presentation program, Microsoft PowerPoint. Learn how to create a simple presentation, create and edit slides, insert clipart, apply designs, work with views, and run the slide show. Class will also cover how to save, print, and open presentations. Mondays and Wednesdays, October 23rd - November 15th 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Fee: Full Tuition (Under 50) ½ Tuition (Ages 50-59) No Charge (60+) Computer Education Center-Lab 1

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Personal Interests & Senior Sage Sewing (ART 2001 C2)

Art Classes Students will learn to create art pieces from scrap wood. Projects will include signs, shelves, seasonal art pieces and much more. Wednesdays, August 23rd - October 18th 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Fee: Full Tuition plus $30 fee (Under 50) ½ Tuition plus $30 fee (Ages 50-59) $30 fee (60+) Art Studio 3-001

Instructor Lois Banton will cover simple repair and alteration techniques. You will learn how to hem pants by hand and machine. Techniques for altering garments, replacing buttons, and fixing rips will be demonstrated. Tuesdays, August 22nd - October 17th 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Fee: Full Tuition plus $30 fee (Under 50) ½ Tuition plus $30 fee (Ages 50-59) $30 fee (60+) Art Studio 3-001

T-Shirt Quilting (ART 1001 C2)

Graphic Design (ART 2003 C1)

Wood Design (ART 1001 C1)

Want a special gift for a graduate, friend, or family member? If you have 6 to 28 t-shirts, you can design and make a keepsake quilt for someone to cherish. You must supply your own t-shirts and fusible mid-weight interfacing. This project requires you to spend extra time working on your quilt outside of class time. Sewing machines will be available, but participants may bring their own machines. Mondays, August 21st - October 23th 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Fee: Full Tuition plus $30 fee (Under 50) ½ Tuition plus $30 fee (Ages 50-59) $30 fee (60+) Art Studio 3-001

Drawing I (ART 1023 C1) Drawing II (ART 1323 C1)

Students will learn basic drawing techniques using various materials to create portraits, still life, landscapes, and abstractions. Thursdays, August 24th - November 30th 12:45 pm - 3:45 pm Fee: Full Tuition plus $30 fee (Under 50) ½ Tuition plus $30 fee (Ages 50-59) $30 fee (60+) Art Studio 3-002

Decorative Welding (ART 2001 C1)

Have fun with experienced welder Sarah Kennedy, as she shows you some creative ways to turn metal into beautiful pieces of art through welding. Thursdays, August 24th - October 12th 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Fee: Full Tuition plus $30 fee (Under 50) ½ Tuition plus $30 fee (Ages 50-59) $30 fee (60+) TTC- 128

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This course instructs the student in graphic design skills using traditional and digital tools, materials and procedures employed in the communication arts industry. Mondays and Wednesdays, August 21st - December 4th 12:45 pm - 2:10 pm Fee: Full Tuition plus $60 fee (Under 50) ½ Tuition plus $60 fee (Ages 50-59) $60 fee (60+) Art Studio 3-003

Painting I (ART 2013 C1) Painting II (ART 2313 C1)

Students will use acrylic paints to paint a still life, self-portrait, and landscapes. Beginners will learn basic painting techniques. Tuesdays, August 22nd - November 28th 5:15 pm - 8:15 pm Fee: Full Tuition plus $30 fee (Under 50) ½ Tuition plus $30 fee (Ages 50-59) $30 fee (60+) Art Studio 3-002

Pottery (ART 2113)

This class explores the art of forming and shaping clay. Anyone can participate, regardless of skill level. Explore hand-building techniques such as Coil, Slab, and Wheel and learn how to incorporate decoration and embellishments to improve surface design. Experienced students will continue their exploration of ceramic art by practicing advanced hand techniques. ART 2113 C1 Tuesdays, August 22nd - November 28th 12:45 pm - 3:45 pm ART 2113 C2 Thursdays, August 24th - November 30th 5:15 pm - 8:15 pm Fee: Full Tuition plus $60 fee (Under 50) ½ Tuition plus $60 fee (Ages 50-59) $60 fee (60+) Art Studio 3-004


Personal Interests & Senior Sage Zumba (HPR 1421)

Fitness Classes Yoga (HPR 1261)

Yoga is designed to connect the mind and body. Participants will focus on strength and balance movements designed to increase flexibility and reduce stress. You will benefit from this class whether you are a new student learning the basics or you are more experienced. This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Wear comfortable clothing and don’t forget to bring a yoga mat to class. Fee: Full Tuition plus $5 activity fee (Under 50) ½ Tuition plus $5 activity fee (Ages 50-59) $5 activity fee (60+) HPR 1261 C1 Mondays and Wednesdays, August 21st - December 4th 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm Instructor: K. Ezell EACC Gym - HPER 2 HPR 1261 C2 Tuesdays and Thursdays, August 22nd - November 30th 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Instructor: S. Hammonds EACC Gym - HPER 2 HPR 1261 C3 Tuesdays and Thursdays, August 22nd - November 30th 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Instructor: TBA Marianna

Weightlifting (HPR 1811 C1)

Throughout the semester, students will work on how to achieve different goals such as increased speed, power, flexibility, endurance, strength, and muscular size. Students will be working all major muscle groups including legs, chest, back, shoulders, and arms with increasing amounts of resistance. Instructor Kim Ezell will also cover the basics of nutrition to help build a “more fit” you. Tuesdays and Thursdays, August 22nd - November 30th 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Fee: Full Tuition plus $5 activity fee (Under 50) ½ Tuition plus $5 activity fee (Ages 50-59) $5 activity fee (60+) EACC Gym - HPER 1

Ballroom Dancing

Tango, Waltz, Samba. Have you ever wanted to learn to dance like the stars? Now is your chance. Join instructor Katie Harrison for this introduction to ballroom dancing. Tuesdays, August 22nd - October 3rd 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm Fee: $80 per couple EACC Gym - HPER 2

Dance your way into fitness with this Latin-inspired experience. Zumba joins high energy movements with dance combinations to achieve a full body workout. Zumba helps tone, sculpt, and burn fat while blending exercises such as squats, knee lifts, and bicep curls. Instructors will make sure you have so much fun you won’t realize you are working out. Fee: Full Tuition plus $5 activity fee (Under 50) ½ Tuition plus $5 activity fee (Ages 50-59) $5 activity fee (60+) HPR 1421 C1 Mondays and Wednesdays, August 21st - December 4th 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Instructor: O. Golatt EACC Gym HPR 1421 W1 Tuesdays and Thursdays, August 22nd - November 30th 9:35 am - 10:35 am Instructor: K. Ezell EACC Wynne Center E-134

Conditioning (HPR 1321)

The first half of the class is geared toward cardiovascular improvement. The second half of the class is weightlifting with small dumbbells. Students are required to have a yoga mat and their own small dumbbells. This is a beneficial course for people who want to get into shape. Fee: Full Tuition plus $5 activity fee (Under 50) ½ Tuition plus $5 activity fee (Ages 50-59) $5 activity fee (60+) HPR 1321 C1 Mondays and Wednesdays, August 21st - December 4th 11:10 am - 12:10 pm Instructor: K. Ezell EACC Gym - HYPER 1 HPR 1321 W1 Mondays and Wednesdays, August 21st - December 4th 8:00 am - 9:00 am Instructor: K. Ezell EACC Wynne Campus E-132 HPR 1321 W2 Tuesdays and Thursdays, August 22nd - November 30th 8:00 am - 9:00 am Instructor: K. Ezell EACC Wynne Campus E-132

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Personal Interests & Senior Sage Specialty Classes

Beginning Sign Language (SPE 2001 C1)

Learn to communicate in the manual-visual mode and receive instruction in learning the alphabet, vocabulary, whole number system, and elementary conversation. Thursdays, August 24th - November 30th 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Fee: Full Tuition (Under 50) ½ Tuition (Ages 50-59) No Charge (60+) Classroom Building 1-108

Cake Decorating

This fun hands-on class teaches basic cake decorating techniques. Participants will take a previously baked cake and learn basic cake decorating techniques. Instructor Cathy Helton starts with the proper way to apply icing and then add borders and flowers. You will learn about various types of icing, proper use of decorating tools, and instruction in skills needed to prepare a beautiful cake. A list of supplies you will need to purchase will be available when you register. Tuesday and Thursday, October 10th and 12th 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Fee: $59 (includes icing) EACC Wynne Center E-135

College Singers (MUS 1071 C1)

Bring music into your life and join this group of mixed voices. Sacred and secular choral music will be studied and performed. Your efforts will culminate in a public concert during the festive holiday season. Mondays and Wednesdays, August 21st - December 4th 11:10 am - 12:35 pm Fee: Full Tuition (Under 50) ½ Tuition (Ages 50-59) No Charge (60+) Music Building

Applied Voice (MUS 1021 C1) Applied Piano (MUS 1031 C1)

These classes are private instruction classes. They typically meet one-half hour or one hour per week. All applied class instruction courses require five hours of practice per week for every half-hour of individual instruction. Lab fee is $25 for one-half hour per week and $50 for a one-hour per week. Schedule of days and times arranged on individual basis. Fee: Full Tuition plus lab fee (Under 50) ½ Tuition plus lab fee (Ages 50-59) Lab fee (60+) Music Building 6

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Know the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

This is an introductory program that provides attendees with an understanding of the difference between age-related memory loss and Alzheimer’s, and what to do if they or someone they know has signs of the disease. Wednesday, September 20th 10:00 am - 11:30 am Fee: No Charge Learning Resource Center B129

Effective Communication Strategies for those with Alzheimer’s

Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s. Learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you communicate at each stage of the disease. Wednesday, October 18th 10:00 am - 11:30 am Fee: No Charge Learning Resource Center B129

AR Concealed Carry Course

Taught by certified concealed handgun safety instructor Buck Morris, this course offers a safe, friendly environment for Arkansas residents to qualify to conceal a handgun with a permit (license). Classroom experience and firing qualification (to be held at a local range) meets the requirements of Arkansas Act 419 of 1995. Participants must be 21 years of age and a resident of the State of Arkansas. Saturday, September 9th 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Fee: $60 (New), $40 (Renewal) Classroom Building 1-107

Hunter Education Course

Anyone born on or after January 1, 1969 must complete a hunter education course and carry a valid hunter education card to hunt in Arkansas. Children under 16 may hunt without hunter education certification as long as they are under the direct supervision of an adult who is 21 years or older. Registration is required. For more information and to register, please visit www.register-ed.com. Tuesday - Thursday, September 12th - 14th 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Fee: No Charge Learning Resource Center B128


Professional Development

Paramedic CEU Training (EMT 2503 CE)

EMT CEU Training (EMT 1501 CE)

Insurance Continuing Education

Grant Writing 101

This course follows the USDOT National Standard Curriculum and provides 20 hours of refresher training. Information provided assists Arkansas certified or nationally registered Paramedics to meet re-certification requirements. Pre-registration is required. Monday - Tuesday, September 11th - 12th 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Fee: $335 Learning Resource Center - B129 Led by Dennis Jumper of Agent Training Solutions of Arkansas, this course will satisfy up to 8 hours of insurance continuing education certification. All topics are approved for Life, Health and P & C agents. Thursday, October 5th 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Fee: 2 hours- $45 / 4 hours- $65 / 6 hours- $85 8 hours- $105/ 9-10 hours- $125 / 11-12 hours- $145 Learning Resource Center- Room B129

Kids on Campus Youth Horseback Riding

This course follows the USDOT National Standard Curriculum and provides 20 hours of refresher training. Information provided assists Arkansas certified or nationally registered EMT-Basic to meet re-certification requirements. Pre-registration is required. Wednesday and Thursday, September 13th & 14th 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Fee: $125 Learning Resource Center - Room B129 GET FUNDED! Join this workshop to hear from two Community Foundation staffers about how to best present your program for grant funding. Learn the key components to effectively communicate your funding request and discover writing strategies that will help your program stand out. Tuesday, October 10, 2017 10:00 am – 11:30 am B129 No Charge (call 870-633-4480, ext. 333 to register)

Gymnastics

Thursdays, September 7th - December 7th

Perfect for horse lovers, this class offers a hands-on learning experience in all aspects of horsemanship. Participants will enjoy being around their favorite animal while learning to care for them and ride them at the same time. Along with riding instruction, students will learn the importance of safety, feeding, grooming, saddling and stable management. Participants should wear pants and boots. Mondays or Wednesdays, September 11th - November 15th 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Grades 3rd - 8th Fee: $189 Stables - Forrest City

Tumbling Tots (3 Year Olds*) 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Fee: $89 (includes $10 insurance fee) *Children must be 3 by the start of class Tumbleweeds (4 Year Olds) 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Fee: $89 (includes $10 insurance fee) Gymnastics I (Ages 5-7) 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Fee: $149 (includes $10 insurance fee)

Art Horizons

Slammin’ Jammin’ Guitar Lessons

Expand your horizons in ART with instructor, Beatrice McEwen. You will explore the design and creative processes through this in-depth experience while working with a variety of mediums including painting, oil pastels, mixed media, sculpture, mosaics, and more. Enhance your understanding of the creative process, and learn to combine personal influences into your own unique works of art Tuesday, September 5th - November 14th 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Grades K- 3rd Classroom Building 1-108 Fee: $109

Classes will not meet on 11/23 due to Thanksgiving.

Gymnastics I (Ages 5-7) 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Fee: $149 (includes $10 insurance fee) Gymnastics II (Ages 8-11) 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Fee: $149 (includes $10 insurance fee) Gymnastics III (Ages 12 & Over) 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Fee: $149 (includes $10 insurance fee)

Whether you are brand new to guitar or you need to build on the basics that you have already been taught, instructor John Shepherd will supply you with the tools you need to improve and play like a star! Lessons will cover hand techniques, reading music, chording, etc., while working one on one with an experienced guitar player. Bring your own guitar and your inner rock star! Fee: $199 (Includes 8 one-hour sessions). *Schedule of days and times arranged on individual basis. EACC Wynne Center

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