Table of Contents Fall Personal Enrichment Classes August - December, 2018 Education Encore Frequently Asked Questions.............................3 Points of Interest
Daily Agenda...................................................................................... 4 Orientation & Welcome
Period One 9:00 A.M. - 10:15 A.M..................................................... 5 Period Two 10:30 A.M. - 11:45 A.M................................................... 6 Period Three 1:00 P.M. - 2:15 P.M......................................................8 Period Four 2:30 P.M. - 3:45 P.M......................................................10 AT-A-Glance......................................................................................12 Corporate College Personal Enrichment.......................................13 Coastal Culture - NEW......................................................................17 Coastal Culture AT-A-Glance...........................................................20 Registration Information..................................................................21 Registration Form.............................................................................23
What is Education Encore? “No Stress! No Tests! No Grades! Just Fun!”
Education Encore is offered by Corporate College at Gulf Coast State College and provides non-credit enrichment classes on a variety of topics for active adults. The learning environment is fun and stress-free while offering diversity, insight, and wisdom.
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Education Encore Frequently Asked Questions Who can participate? Education Encore is for adults. You are not required to have Florida residency. When is it offered? Education Encore is available during the fall and spring semesters. Classes in each semester meet once a week for six consecutive Fridays. How do I register online? Follow instructions on pages 13. What is the cost? The fee for participants is $92 for the six-week program, which includes four classes each Friday. Whether you attend one class or all four, the fee for participants is $92 for the six-week program. Where are the classes held? Each course description includes the building and room number for each classroom. Participants will receive a map and class location changes in the packets distributed at orientation. Where can I get the course offerings and other information about upcoming Education Encore? A packet including course information and any necessary changes will be in the seats of the conference center chairs the morning of orientation. Anyone missing orientation can pick up a packet at the Advisory Table, 2nd Floor, Student Union East. What about special needs? Gulf Coast State College is committed to equal access/equal opportunity in its programs, activities, and employment. For additional information, visit www.gulfcoast.edu/equity or call the Student Accessibility Resource Office 850.747.3243. Contact us! If you would like more information, give us a call at 850.872.3823 or toll-free at 1.800.311.3685 ext. 3823. You can also visit gulfcoast.edu/Encore.
Refunds A full refund is available for participants requesting by 4:00 p.m. five work days before the first day of class. GCSC reserves the right to cancel courses and/or the program due to insufficient enrollment.
POINTS OF INTEREST The Wellness Building The Wellness Center includes a pool, a hydrotherapy pool, and a fully-equipped weight and fitness room. Please check availability for the facilities. Use of the facilities is for students enrolled in classes during the current term of use. (Please note that you will need to present your student I.D.) Bookstore Browse through the large selection of supplies, textbooks and campus must-haves. The bookstore also offers official Gulf Coast State College apparel and Commodores merchandise. Library The College library provides research materials including more than 80,000 books, 900 journal subscriptions, and internet access. Athletic Events Enjoy watching the Commodores take on the competition in baseball, basketball, softball, and volleyball. No matter what your favorite sport, the games are sure to be tons of fun. Amelia G. Tapper Center For The Arts See some of Gulf Coast State Collegeâ€™s most talented students performing on the Amelia Center Main Stage. The Visual & Performing Arts Division sponsors several theatre and concerts each semester. As an Encore participant, you may attend many of these events free of charge or at a discounted rate.
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Fall 2018 Education Encore Opening Festivities September 21, 2018, 8:00 A.M.
8:00 A.M. – 8:45 A.M. Orientation & Welcome 8:00 A.M. – 8:15 A.M. Visit the Encore Welcome Station on the second floor of Student Union East (SUE) to obtain your name tag. Then join us in the Conference Center for coffee courtesy of Gulf Coast State College Foundation. You will find participant folder containing a current class schedule, class locations, and hand-outs placed on the seats of the chairs in the Conference Center. 8:15 A.M. – 8:35 A.M. Orientation & Announcements 8:30 A.M. – 8:45 A.M. Welcome & Opening Remarks
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PERIOD ONE 9:00 A.M. – 10:15 A.M. American Literature: Works of U. S. Recipients of the Nobel Prize in Literature - NEW This course is a review of America’s Nobel Prize recipients in literature and why they were deemed worthy to receive the award. A list of suggested works by the recipients will be provided for reading and class discussion. Instructor: Deborah Tainish Student Union West (SUW) 265 CRN: 98091 Art History: Mankind’s Photo Album Learn about the art that shaped history as we know it today! From cave paintings to modern art, mankind has chronicled significant events and promoted new philosophies with Art. In this course, we will take a fascinating journey throughout world history by studying the art which it inspired. Instructor: Tim Gagnon Student Union West (SUW) 267 CRN: 98013 Beginning Bridge – TWO periods Never played bridge before? This class will focus on the fundamentals of Bridge. In this course, participants will play a game that began in the 1930s and remains one of the most popular cards games in the world. Instructor: Sally Cook Student Union West (SUW) 302 CRN: 98019
Beginning Watercolor – TWO periods The course will help participants find the right subject, gain the right perspective and paint with passion. Techniques will be demonstrated and practiced. Students will be encouraged to bring work and find solutions with one-on-one help. Supply List located at gulfcoast.edu/encore. Student Union East (SUE) 244 CRN: 98127 Build Your Best Story - NEW Each week, delve deeper into the story you want to write — whether you’re interested in writing a family story, a personal memoir or a piece of fiction. Develop the building blocks to make the most of that work, and by the end of the term you’ll have a completed, layered piece of work to share. Instructor: Tony Simmons Student Union West (SUW) 268 CRN: 98004 Chair Yoga Chair Yoga has all the health benefits of yoga while emphasizing safety. Postures are modified using a chair, either seated or for support in standing poses. The course is designed for those finding it difficult to sit on the floor or get up from the floor. The course activities help anyone interested in improving his or her physical and mental wellbeing. Instructor: Mary Gene Smith Wellness (WELL) 145 CRN: 98022 Enameled Jewelry: Exploring Color and Pattern – FOUR Periods - NEW Learn the skills necessary to become confident and successful with enameling using a torch. Beginning with metal preparation and fabrication, students will create rich and colorful surfaces on enamel using layered opaque and transparent enamels. Surface design techniques includes graffito, stenciling, rubber stamping and adding elements such as seed beads, microbeads, glass threads, and frit. All levels welcome. Included in the $45 kit fee is a beginning package of enamels. Students will need to purchase additional colors. Instructor: Mary K. McGraw Student Union East (SUE) 243 CRN: 98095 & CRN: 98096 for $45 supply fee Fall 2018 | 5
Legal Briefs Get the “inside story” from a prominent criminal defense attorney on what is happening locally, nationally and worldwide. Hear about which laws apply and how they impact citizens. This fascinating class will look at both sides of the story, probe the humor, consider the facts and the hearsay. Be prepared to be challenged to find the truth! Instructor: Dustin Stephenson Student Union East (SUE) 231 CRN: 98010 Islam in America: History, Culture and Politics From the Middle East to the West, this course explores common misconceptions about U.S. Muslims. Discover the variations in Middle Eastern cultural and religious practices. The instructor will present material in historical and social contexts and will progress to include immigration to the United States and issues related to MiddleEastern Americans. Instructor: Hiba Rahim Student Union West (SUW) 259 CRN: 98189 The Inmate Next Door - NEW Of the approximately 2 million people currently incarcerated in the US, 98% will be returning to our communities, maybe next door to you. Imprisonment damages people in subtle but profound ways. It is a distorted society and can produce distorted people. This course will examine what prison does to people and help us be better prepared to help offenders when released. Instructor: Dr. Magnus Seng Student Union East (SUE) 10 CRN: 98173 Underwater World of Northwest Florida - NEW Dive in and explore the underwater habitat of St. Andrews Bay and the Gulf. The course takes on a life of its own through student interaction with the instructor while viewing underwater videography of the local area, including artificial reefs, natural limestone bottoms and their attendant flora and fauna. Guest lecturers may be involved with expertise in seashells and shell collecting. Instructor: Bob Stapleton Student Union West (SUW) 266 CRN: 98028 6 | Education Encore
Vital Strength Muscle is essential! The instructor will progress you through proper execution of movements involving the major muscle groups so you can learn how to train “smarter not harder.” In addition to bone building strength, your metabolism will be revved up! Interested in taking your training one step further? Join Emily in the next session to complete your workout giving you added vitality. Instructor: Emily Hutt Wellness (WELL) 133 CRN: 98007
PERIOD TWO 10:30 A.M. – 11:45 A.M. Beginning Bridge (Continued) Beginning Watercolor (Continued) Enameled Jewelry: Exploring Color and Pattern – NEW (Continued) Bill of Rights This course will review some of the people, events, and ideas that shaped the making of the U.S. Constitution and will enhance appreciation of its complexity and importance. Instructor(s): Judge Tom Ellinor, Judge Don Sirmons, & Mike Stone, Esq. Student Union East (SUE) 231 CRN: 98011
Classic Literature: Short Stories - NEW A review of defining factors that place a literary work in the “classic” category. A list of suggested “classic” short stories and authors will be provided for reading and class discussion. Instructor: Deborah Tainish Student Union West (SUW) 265 CRN: 98089 Computer Basics & Beyond - NEW This class will make using computers easy and understandable. Topics will include basic set up, maintenance, and troubleshooting of a computer. Navigating the internet and setting up Wi-Fi as well as everyday computer applications, such as word and email services will also be discussed. Instructor: Toni Weaver Student Union East (SUE) 246 CRN: 98179
Drawing with Charcoal! You will be amazed at what you can draw with just a burnt piece of wood! Charcoal drawing has been a staple of the art world since the dawn of man. This project based course will challenge beginners and experts alike with fun drawing exercises and expert instruction. Instructor: Tim Gagnon Student Union West (SUW) 267 CRN: 98014 Fishing Florida: Basics & Beyond! – NEW Fishing is the number one outdoor activity in Florida. The focus of this class is to make your time on the water more productive & enjoyable! Inshore, offshore, surf and pier fishing will be discussed. Participants will learn how to maintain their tackle with species-specific techniques covering where and when to fish. Instructor: Ron Barwick Student Union East (SUE) 10 CRN: 98174 Fall 2018 | 7
Slavery, The True Story - NEW Slavery was a dark period in the history of the United States about which most people are misinformed. Most people think they know the real story about slavery, but they don’t. Come and discover little known and obscure facts and truths about slavery. Instructor: Matthew Shack Student Union West (SUW) 266 CRN: 98016 So You Want to be an Author This course is designed for the student who has an interest in becoming published or is interested in writing an initial manuscript. It will include instruction in and practical application of the writing process with beginning instruction on publishing. Instructor: Craig Bush Student Union West (SUW) 268 CRN: 98005 Therapeutic Stretching and Myofascial Release Flexibility is the least addressed fitness component, yet the most important to implement as we age. The therapeutic stretches & myofascial techniques presented are beneficial for your health. Basic mobility and ability to move to the floor are required. Supply List: 1 soft golf ball, 1 tennis ball and a non-slip exercise mat. Additional supplies may be needed and will be discussed on the first day of class. Instructor: Emily Hutt Wellness (WELL) 133 CRN: 98008 Yoga In this course, students will learn Hatha Yoga poses and asanas using breath and meditation to achieve muscular strength, endurance, and relaxation. Yoga is beneficial regardless what your physical condition, age, or abilities are. Wear stretchable or loose-fitting clothing and bring a Yoga mat. Instructor: Mary Gene Smith Wellness (WELL) 145 CRN: 98023 8 | Education Encore
PERIOD THREE 1:00 P.M. – 2:15 P.M. Enameled Jewelry: Exploring Color and Pattern – NEW (Continued) 7 Ways to Capture Your Life Story to Pass On - NEW Leave your children, or the world, a legacy! Learn to capture memories from your life, as well as from those who went before, including almostforgotten family or personal stories of historical significance, and precious tidbits of personal detail that will be cherished for a lifetime. Experiment with your writing skills through fun and unusual exercises in a safe environment and you’ll finish more motivated than ever to leave a priceless heirloom! Instructor: Pat Sabiston Student Union West (SUW) 268 CRN: 98006 Appreciation of Disney Animation - NEW This class provides a survey of the history and progress of the Disney Animation Studios. Covering the 1930’s to current day, we will study the different successes and failures throughout the studios nearly 100-year reign. Learn about animation styles, technology developments, downfalls, and resurgences in the films kids of all ages have enjoyed for decades. Instructor: Matt Greene Student Union West (SUW) 259 CRN: 98025
Conversation on Cultural Identity - NEW We come from different cultures with varying beliefs and experiences. Rarely do we have a setting to learn from one another. This course engages you in facilitated interactive activities that explore your cultural lens and gives you an opportunity to learn about the diversity around you. Discussions include current census data, demographic forecasts and building a culture of understanding in our ever-changing nation. Instructor: Naisy Dolar Student Union East (SUE) 10 CRN: 98017 Gardening with Ease - NEW This course will teach gardeners the number one Florida-FriendlyÂŽ Landscaping Principle: Right Plant, Right Place. Categories covered will be gardening for wildlife, selecting trees, native plants, and easy to grow herbs. Instructor: Julie McConnell, UF/IFAS Extension Horticulture Faculty Student Union East (SUE) 231 CRN: 98047 Intermediate Bridge â€“ TWO Periods This class is for social bridge players who would like to improve to the next level. The introduction of the Stayman Convention, Strong Teo, opening bids, review of overcalls, take out doubles, preemptive bidding. Prerequisite: Current Bridge player. Instructor: Sally Cook Student Union West (SUW) 302 CRN: 98018
Intermediate Watercolor Painting TWO periods This course is an intermediate painting approach to watercolor painting. Students will be led through finding the right subject, getting the right perspective and painting what they love. Intermediate painting techniques will be demonstrated and practiced. Supply List located at gulfcoast.edu/encore Student Union East (SUE) 244 CRN: 98128 Train Avoid Strain! - NEW In this course, participants will learn how to properly use gym equipment and avoid injuries. Whether you are intimidated by gym equipment or just unsure how to use it, this course will take you step by step through each piece while providing opportunities to practice proper techniques. Instructor: Traycee Green Wellness (WELL) 132 CRN: 98190 Low Impact Aerobics Fitness is for Life! Adding fun to fitness, this course promotes cardiorespiratory fitness without excessive stress on the joints. The program will use light to moderate cardiovascular movements, coordination, balance, flexibility training, light weights, isometric and isotonic exercises to obtain fitness goals. We add spontaneous dance breaks, just for FUN! Instructor: Vera Booker Wellness (WELL) 145 CRN: 98009
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Oil & Acrylic Painting – TWO Periods Acrylic and Oil painting are compared and contrasted in this informative, project based course. Beginners and experts alike will be challenged with painting exercises and expert instruction. Supply List located at gulfcoast.edu/encore. Instructor: Tim Gagnon Student Union West (SUW) 267 CRN: 98090 Physics is Everything This course explains Physics at a fundamental level using in-class demonstrations, internet videos, and animations. It is fun, informative and eye opening how Physics plays such an important role in our everyday life. Topics vary and are enjoyable and easy to comprehend. Each Encore semester will involve new and different material. Instructor: Jerry Blimbaum Student Union West (SUW) 265 CRN: 98024 Social Media: Staying Connected Love it or hate it, social media is here to stay! Get up-to-date on the latest social media best practices using Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Pinterest, and LinkedIn. Learn how to use these popular social media apps and what social media is all about. Let’s get social and have fun! Instructor: Holly Pituch Student Union West (SUW) 266 CRN: 98026
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PERIOD FOUR 2:30 P.M. – 3:45 P.M. Enameled Jewelry: Exploring Color and Pattern –NEW (Continued) Intermediate Bridge (Continued) Intermediate Watercolor Painting (Continued) Oil & Acrylic Painting (Continued) Aquatic Exercise This class helps participants learn the basics of aquatic exercise. Classes take place in the indoor heated pool located in the GCSC Wellness Center. Both the locker rooms and the pool are handicapped accessible. Wear a bathing suit and bring a lock and towel. SWIMMING SKILLS ARE NOT REQUIRED. Instructor: Anne Lehmeyer Wellness Pool CRN: 98021 Monarch Butterflies: The Original “Snowbird” NEW The flight south from Canada is made not only by our Canadian friends but also by the Monarch Butterfly. This course will focus on that journey, south with all its perils, the structure and function of the butterfly and the story of egg to butterfly life cycle. We will also discuss milkweed habitats, the effects of habitat loss, and what can we do to help. Resources will include videos of the miraculous metamorphosis of the beautiful jeweled chrysalis of the Monarch, caterpillars and chrysalis. Hopefully butterflies will be available for observation! Instructor: Linda Kitner Student Union West (SUW) 266 CRN: 98027
Off The Beaten Path w/ Adam! â€“ NEW In this course, Adam takes participants through a comparison of life in South Africa after Nelson Mandela and life in Cuba now, for the first time in 58 years, without a Castro in government. Discussion will include analyzing the parallels as one country is still recovering from apartheid and the other from 68 years of austerity. Throughout the course, Adam will share first-hand accounts of the current state of Cuba from his visit this past May. Instructor: Adam Killick Student Union West (SUW) 265 CRN: 98177
Simplify Smart Phones - NEW Learn how to deal with smart phones and understand all their features. This class will cover how to use Android and Apple Phones. Participants will learn everything from taking pictures and making calls to downloading apps and customizing their home page. Instructor: Toni Weaver Student Union East (SUE) 246 CRN: 98180 Stability of our Civility Through lectures, various print resources, discussions and videos, the goal is for participants to gain insight into how we balance our most valued rights and responsibilities in a civil society in transition. Students will participate in a nonpartisan, light-hearted discussion about some hot-button issues; direct critical thinking exercises about the social and political constructs of differences within our society and pose thoughtprovoking questions about the comparative roles of individuals and institutions. Instructor: Shelley Clark Student Union East (SUE) 231 CRN: 98012
Understanding Grief and Loss Loss touches every individual and family in a community and is often at the core of human suffering. This course teaches the basics of grieving and healing. We will cover grief terminology, common stages and phases of grief, normal grief responses, and the process of healing in all 5 life areas. We examine societal myths about grief and the impact those beliefs have on an individualâ€™s healing process. Finally, we discuss best methods of supporting a bereaved loved one. Instructor: Denise Montford Student Union East (SUE) 10 CRN: 98020 Your Passport to Hispanic Countries & Culture NEW In this course, participants will explore Latin culture through in-class discussion and collaboration. Discussion includes historical topics and contexts prevalent in the Hispanic cultural production, race and ethnicity. The instructor will guide participants through comparing and contrasting Hispanic countries. Basic vocabulary and phrases will also be covered. Instructor: Maria Sanchez Student Union West (SUW) 259 CRN: 98175
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Fall 2018 Education Encore September 21 - October 26 AT-A-GLANCE Period One: 9:00 A.M. - 10:15 A.M.
Period Two: 10:30 A.M. – 11:45 A.M.
Period Three: 1:00 P.M. – 2:15 P.M.
Period Four: 2:30 P.M. – 3:45 P.M.
American Literature: Works of U. S. Recipients of the Nobel Prize in Literature - NEW - CRN: 98091 Art History: Mankind’s Photo Album- CRN: 98013 Beginning Bridge – TWO periods - CRN: 98019 Beginning Watercolor – TWO periods - CRN: 98127 Build Your Best Story - NEW - CRN: 98004 Chair Yoga - CRN: 98022 Enameled Jewelry: Exploring Color and Pattern – FOUR Periods - NEW - CRN: 98095 & 98096 Legal Briefs - CRN: 98010 Islam in America: History, Culture and Politics CRN: 98189 The Inmate Next Door - CRN: 98173 Underwater World of Northwest Florida - NEW CRN: 98028 Vital Strength - CRN: 98007
Enameled Jewelry: Exploring Color and Pattern – NEW (Continued) 7 Ways to Capture Your Life Story to Pass On NEW - CRN: 98006 Appreciation of Disney Animation - NEW CRN: 98025 Conversation on Cultural Identity - NEW CRN: 98017 Gardening with Ease - NEW - CRN: 98047 Intermediate Bridge – TWO Periods - CRN: 98018 Intermediate Watercolor Painting – TWO periods CRN: 98128 Train Avoid Strain! - NEW - CRN: 98190 Low Impact Aerobics - CRN: 98009 Oil & Acrylic Painting – TWO Periods - CRN: 98090 Physics is Everything - CRN: 98024 Social Media: Staying Connected - CRN: 98026 12 | Education Encore
Beginning Bridge (Continued) Beginning Watercolor (Continued) Enameled Jewelry: Exploring Color and Pattern – NEW (Continued) Bill of Rights - CRN: 98011 Classic Literature: Short Stories - NEW CRN: 98089 Computer Basics & Beyond - NEW - CRN: 98179 Drawing with Charcoal! - CRN: 98014 Fishing Florida: Basics & Beyond! – NEW - CRN: 98174 Slavery, The True Story - NEW - CRN: 98016 So You Want to be an Author - CRN: 98005 Therapeutic Stretching and Myofascial Release - CRN: 98008 Yoga - CRN: 98023
Enameled Jewelry: Exploring Color and Pattern – NEW (Continued) Intermediate Bridge (Continued) Intermediate Watercolor Painting (Continued) Oil & Acrylic Painting (Continued) Aquatic Exercise - CRN: 98021 Monarch Butterflies: The Original “Snowbird” NEW - CRN: 98027 Off The Beaten Path w/ Adam! – NEW CRN: 98177 Simplify Smart Phones - NEW - CRN: 98180 Stability of our Civility - CRN: 98012 Understanding Grief and Loss - CRN: 98020 Your Passport to Hispanic Countries & Culture NEW - CRN: 98175
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Sight Size Drawing Take your drawing and painting skills to new heights by learning to “Draw What You See”. Sight Size Drawing is a skill that few artists truly understand. This 3-hour workshop will teach the fundamental skills to accurately draw or paint what you see in front of you. No tracing, no projecting, no “gridding”. Learn to draw as the Old Masters did. Tues., Sept. 25, 5:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. Student Union East (SUE) 243 CRN: 98032 | Course: XCE 0255 | Fee: $45
Art Classes Tools of the Trade Every wonder how professional Artists do it? What type of art products are best? Do the pros have any “secret weapons” in their arsenals? This 3-hour workshop will demystify and demonstrate many of the products, tools and tricks used by professional artists. Tues., Aug. 28, 5:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. Student Union East (SUE) 244 CRN: 98030 | Course: XCE 0256 | Fee: $45 Thurs., Dec. 13, 5:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. Student Union East (SUE) 244 CRN: 98057 | Course: XCE 0256 | Fee: $45 Classical Drawing Learn the techniques of classical drawing, using the proven methods taught by the Renaissance Masters and 19th century French Ateliers. Working with graphite and charcoal, students will learn how to draw with correct proportions and refined shading techniques. Start with beginning exercises, progress to chiaroscuro shapes, cast drawing and end with drawing a live model. Supply List: 1 “3 Pack” General Charcoal Pencils (Either “Traditional Wood” or “Peel and Sketch”); 1 Pack of Vine Charcoal; 1 Pack of Compressed Charcoal; 1 Kneaded Eraser; 1 Chamois cloth; Tortillion Blending Stumps; 1 Exacto blade; 1 sheet of fine sandpaper; 1 18x24 Drawing Pad series 300 or 400 paper; Krylon Workable Fixative. Mon., Sept. 10 – Oct 15, 5:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. Student Union East (SUE) 244 CRN: 98031 | Course: XCE 0230 | Fee: $175 14 | Education Encore
Color Theory Certain colors just don’t go together but have you ever wondered why? Visual Artists, Clothing Designers, Makeup Artists and Interior Designers can all benefit from this 3-hour workshop explaining the powerful concepts behind color and their relationships with each other. Tues., Oct. 30, 5:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. Student Union East (SUE) 244 CRN: 98034 | Course: XCE 0257 | Fee: $45 Classical Painting Learn the techniques of classical painting, using proven methods taught by the Renaissance Masters and 19th century French Ateliers. Working with a limited pallet, students will learn color mixing, brushwork, and edge control in this 6-week course. Students start with beginning exercises and progress to chiaroscuro shapes and cast painting and to painting a live model. Supply List: 6 Canvases 9x12; Oil Paints (1 Tube of 37 ml Titanium White, 1 Tube of 37 ml Ivory Black, 1 Tube of 37 ml Yellow Ochre, 1 Tube of 37 ml Terra Rosa or Burnt Sienna, 1 Tube of 37 ml Ultramarine Blue, OPTIONAL COLORS: 1 Tube of 37 ml Viridian Green), 1 Tube of 37 ml Cadmium Red; Gesso; White Taklon Paint Brushes - 10 Piece Set; Palette Knife; Paper Towels Roll; Palette Paper pad or Roll of wax paper; Silicoil Brush Cleaning Tank; Liquin; Turpenoid. Tues., Nov. 6 – Dec. 11, 5:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. Student Union East (SUE) 244 CRN: 98035 | Course: XCE 0231 | Fee: $175
Divine Proportions: The Universal Standard of Beauty Our ancient ancestors discovered a hidden pattern within the natural world, a “universal standard of beauty”. When they began to apply this pattern to art and architecture, human civilization took a quantum leap forward. Today we know this pattern by several names, Divine Proportions, The Golden Ratio, The Golden Spiral, the Rule of Thirds or The Fibonacci Sequence. This fascinating 3-hour workshop will explain this concept and its staggering ramifications on the history of art and civilization. Thurs., Nov. 29, 5:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. Student Union East (SUE) 244 CRN: 98056 | Course: XCE 0263 | Fee: $45
Beginning Photoshop This learning path will show you how to take advantage of a wide range of tools in Photoshop to better your graphic design projects. This project-based class will introduce you to the standard in digital graphics software with stepby-step demonstrations and an opportunity to experiment. Pre-requisite: Students must be computer friendly. Thurs., Aug. 23 – Sept. 27, 5:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. Advanced Technology Center (ATC) 224 CRN: 98113 | Course: XCE 0298 | Fee: $139 Intermediate Photoshop This project-based class will expand your knowledge of Adobe Photoshop with more in-depth, step-by-step instruction and demonstrations. You will learn how you can take your existing Photoshop knowledge and use it for effective graphic design in Photoshop. Pre-requisite: Some Photoshop knowledge & knowledge of tool bar Thurs., Oct. 11 – Nov. 15, 5:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. Advanced Technology Building (ATC) 224 CRN: 98114 | Course: XCE 0299 | Fee: $139
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Conversational Spanish Hola! Como estas? In this course, participants will learn basic conversational Spanish, from a friendly greeting to instructional content. Learn how to carry on a conversation and speak with confidence when interacting with customers, fellow church members, students or any Spanish speaking member of our community. Tues., Sept. 4 – Sept. 25, 5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Student Union East (SUE) 243 CRN: 98125 | Course: XCE 0291 | Fee: $65
4 Keys to Unlock the Door to Work/Life Harmony Retrain your brain! This interactive course explores 4 steps to truly achieve work/life harmony. Beginning with an analysis of the 8 significant components of life, participants will then be guided through exercises to increase mindful awareness. The final steps focus on the importance of developing communication skills and managing one’s energy. Participants will leave with skills and tips on how they can continue to achieve a better work/life harmony. Thurs., Aug. 9 – 23, 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. Student Union East (SUE) 244 CRN: 98076 | Course: XCE 0272 | Fee: $50
ESL for Everyday Use This course will cover all four English language skills needed to successfully function on a daily basis in today’s busy world: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Grammar usage, vocabulary building, enhancing speaking and listening skills along with understanding general sentence structures and writing simple sentences will be addressed during the course. General course materials and outline will be provided by the instructor. Textbook required and available online using ISBN-13:9780071820981 should be purchased by each participant. Tues. & Thurs., Sept. 4 – Sept. 27, 6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. Student Union East (SUE) 244 CRN: 98126 | Course: XCE 302 | Fee: $120 ESL: Spanish to English for Workplace Settings Acquire the necessary skills for job search strategies; create a resume and complete a job application. Learn the best interview techniques and the significance of cultural differences in the workplace. Once you are accepted for the job, learn the essential, basic phrases to communicate with your boss and coworkers. Employment related resources are included in this course to assist participants with finding employment, maintaining the job, and advancing with the company. Textbook required and available online using ISBN-13:9780071820981. Tues., Nov. 20 – Dec. 11, 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. Student Union East (SUE) 243 CRN: 98129 | Course: XCE 0304 | Fee: $99 16 | Education Encore
Photography This photography course will teach you how to effectively use your camera and develop your photography skill set. This class is designed to help the beginning photographer as well as the more familiar photographer. The class will be working with DLSRs, Point and Shoot, DLSR, Bridge, and Phone cameras. Topics covered will include camera setting, types of file formats, types of lighting, composition, working with the exposure triangle, depth of field, speed lighting labs, formats for prints, white balance techniques, metering system, Marco photography, choosing the correct lens for photo sessions, and software editing. Class will include field trips, in class labs and tips for better photographs. *Attendees will be required to bring their cameras to class. Mon. & Wed., Sept. 10 – 19, 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. Student Union East (SUE) 231 CRN: 98130 | Course: XCE 0222 | Fee: $80
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What is Coastal Culture?
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PERIOD ONE 9:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M. Explore Drawing Come and explore drawing techniques with a different subject in each class. Learn how to draw by learning how to see things, step by step. Participants will learn about composition, proportion, perspective and more! This project based course will include fun drawing exercises and expert instruction. Instructor: Brooks Jones Building C 110 CRN: 98178 Preserving Your Legacy: Write Your Own Story This course will guide participants through creating a written legacy for generations to enjoy! Participants who want to write or have written their memoirs, family stories, or local color and histories will be guided through their personal and historical journey. Instructor: Dawn Radford Building A 106 CRN: 98170 18 | Education Encore
Wire Wrapping Basics This course will teach several skills that are fundamental to the art of jewelry making. It will explore making and joining links, hook and eye closures, and earrings (including earring wires). Each student will create three wonderful, wearable pieces of finished jewelry. Basic tools will be provided in class for the student’s use. Supply Fee includes silver-plated wire and a variety of beads to choose from. Instructor: Mary Baird Building A 101 CRN: 98187 & CRN: 98192 for $30 supply fee
PERIOD TWO 10:15 A.M. – 11:15 A.M.
PERIOD THREE 11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
Discover Unique Bead Weaving Techniques This class will take each student through step by step instruction for two unique bead weaving techniques: Right Angle Weave and Duo/Czechmate woven beads. Each student will produce two wonderful, wearable finished bracelets! A variety of beads, crystals and closures will be offered to choose from. Basic tools will be provided in class for the student’s use. Supply Fee includes a bead mat, measure tape, nylon-coated wire for stringing crystals, and Nano-flex for stringing Duo/Czechmate beads. Instructor: Mary Baird Building A 101 CRN: 98188 & CRN: 98191 for $30 supply fee A Novel Idea: Reading & Discussion In this course, participants will read and discuss a time honored book and its place in the classic literature of Florida. Patrick Smith’s book, A Land Remembered, chronicles the development of early Florida, including its cattle, real estate and tourism industries. Bring your book to class! Instructor: Dawn Radford Building A 106 CRN: 98171 One Man & a Toolbox Home ownership is a wonderful part of “The American Dream,” home repairs are not. This course will take the headache out of home repairs by teaching participants basic carpentry skills, solutions to plumbing & electrical issues and how to increase energy efficiency of their home. This course will save you time, money & stress! Instructor: Landy Luther Building A 108 CRN: 98176 Ukulele: Strumming, Picking & More Ukulele, “the gift that came here.” Learn the essential techniques including chords, strumming patterns, fingerpicking and much, much more! Participants will begin playing songs right away. It is not necessary to own an Ukulele, but it is useful for practice outside the class. Instructor: Brooks Jones Building A 110 CRN: 98181
Computer Basics & Beyond This class will make using computers easy and understandable. Topics will include basic set up, maintenance, and troubleshooting of a computer. Navigating the internet and setting up Wi-Fi as well as everyday computer applications, such as word and email services will also be discussed. Instructor: Dusty Alford Building C 101 CRN: 98201 Introduction to Digital Photography Since its introduction in 1839, photography has truly been a melding of science and art. This course will focus on understanding your digital camera, the fundamental elements of light and composition that make for a pleasing photograph and some more advanced techniques. The course will include hands-on demonstrations with the camera, explore how to manipulate light in multiple lighting environments and elements of composition that enhance an image. Expect to leave the class with a greater understanding of your camera, composition and lighting, and don’t forget to smile. Note: Please bring your camera and owner’s manual to class. Instructor: Steve Burke Building A 108 CRN: 98186 Tai Chi: Mindfulness in Motion In this course, the focus will be on perfecting the techniques for 24 posture sequences, proper breathing, and flow of movement. Tai Chi has gained recognition as a low-impact exercise, which promotes improved circulation, flexibility, strength, and balance. A recent study found that individuals who practiced Tai Chi 1-3 times a week reduced their rate of falls by 43%! Instructor: Brooks Jones Building A 110 CRN: 98182
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Fall 2018 Coastal Culture September 5 - October 10 Gulf/Franklin Campus AT-A-GLANCE Period One: 9:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. ET
Explore Drawing - CRN: 98178 Preserving Your Legacy: Write Your Own Story CRN: 98170 Wire Wrapping Basics - CRN: 98187 & CRN: 98192
Period Two: 10:15 A.M. – 11:15 A.M. ET Discover Unique Bead Weaving Techniques CRN: 98188 & 98191 A Novel Idea: Reading & Discussion - CRN: 98171 One Man & a Toolbox - CRN: 98176 Ukulele: Strumming, Picking & More - CRN: 98181
Period Three: 11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. ET Computer Basics & Beyond - CRN: 98201 Introduction to Digital Photography - CRN: 98186 Tai Chi: Mindfulness in Motion - CRN: 98182
Fall 2018 Community Education Classes August - October Gulf/Franklin Campus Edible Gardening for Small Places Discover the joys and convenience of growing in containers! This course will explore growing Fall plants, edible and otherwise, in containers. Participants will also find ways to grow fresh herbs indoors and outdoors. Participants will go home with an indoor herb garden to continue their container growing journey! Thurs., Aug. 23 – Oct. 11, 9:30 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. ET Building A, Room 110 CRN: 98160 |Course: XCE 0306 | Fee: $50 20 | Education Encore
Beginning Silk Painting Learn to work with silk without a large investment of time or money! This course will introduce participants to the different types of silk, dyes, resist and tools used in silk painting. Participants will learn how to design their art work and to transfer it to silk. A $30 supply fee includes all supplies needed in the class. Instructor: Joyce Estes Tues., Sept. 18 – Oct. 2, 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. ET Building C, Room 103 CRN: 98166 & 98165 ($30 supply fee) Course: XCE 0308 | Fee: $45 Tues., Sept. 18 – Oct. 2, 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. ET Building C, Room 103 CRN: 98166 & 98165 ($30 supply fee) Course: XCE 0310 | Fee: $35 Intermediate Silk Painting This intermediate class will expand on techniques including experimenting with salt and alcohol. Participants will learn back grounds and textures, how to work with gutta, and practice duplicate design with over painting and under painting. The instructor will introduce new dyes and watercolor techniques. Participants will design a scarf using their preference of techniques and designs. Instructor: Joyce Estes Tues., Oct. 16 – Oct. 30, 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. ET Building C, Room 103 CRN: 98168 & 98202 ($30 supply fee) Course: XCE 0309 | Fee: $45 Tues., Oct. 16 – Oct. 30, 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. ET Building C, Room 103 CRN: 98169 & 98202 ($30 supply fee) Course: XCE 0311 | Fee: $35
REGISTRATION INFORMATION WAYS TO REGISTER 1) ONLINE REGISTRATION
Follow the online enrollment instructions. 2) IN-PERSON REGISTRATION (ENCORE) Opens August 3 at the Corporate College Registration Desk, SUE, 2nd Floor 3) MAIL-IN REGISTRATIONS & PAYMENTS Mail your completed registration form with check or credit card information to: ATTN: Corporate College Gulf Coast State College 5230 West US Hwy 98 Panama City, FL 32401 850-872-3823 4) FAX REGISTRATIONS Fax your completed registration form with credit card information to 850-747-3258. For registration confirmation of receipt please call 850-872-3823. Forms are available in the Corporate College Office, SUE, 2nd Floor and on the last page of the Education Encore Fall 2018 brochure. 3-WAYS TO PAY 1) Online with a credit card using PayPal 2) In-Person at Business Affairs office (1st floor Administration Bldg.) Mon – Fri, 8 A.M. to 4 P.M. 3) Mail-In: Checks and Registration forms may be mailed to the address below: ATTN: Corporate College Gulf Coast State College 5230 West US Hwy 98 Panama City, FL 32401 850-872-3823 ONLINE ENROLLMENT INSTRUCTIONS To register online, you must have a Gulf Coast State College (GCSC) Student ID number. This number begins with an “A” and is followed by eight numbers, ex: A00xxxxxx, and can be found on your Student ID card or on a receipt/ class schedule. Student ID numbers are not given out via the phone.
LOCKED OUT OF LIGHTHOUSE?
After three unsuccessful attempts to LOG-IN to your USERNAME and/or PIN your account will be locked. If this occurs please use one of the other three methods to register for Encore classes. SECTION I. NEW STUDENT APPLICATION
STEP 1: STUDENT ID APPLICATION If you are a new student, please complete an online student ID application. Apply at: Gulfcoast.edu/ENCORE Click: STUDENT ID APPLICATION
Apply online 1.) A SSN or Canadian SIN, date of birth, name, address and email are required on the application. 2.) Click: Submit 3.) Allow five business days to receive an email with your student ID number
STEP 2: NEW STUDENT PIN (Password) FIRST TIME USER SET-UP Go to Gulfcoast.edu/ENCORE. Click: ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR ENCORE CLASSES NOTE: Choose Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox. Lighthouse is not compatible with Microsoft Edge Browser.
The link takes you to the GCSC Lighthouse User Login page. First Time Users: 1.) Enter your new GCSC Student ID# (User ID) In the format: A00XXXXXX 2.) Enter your 6-digit date of birth in the following format: MMDDYY (ex: June 16, 1954 would be 061654). Then click Login.
User ID: PIN: Click: Login 3) Immediately you will be prompted to change your PIN. (Note: PINs and Security Questions are case sensitive.) 4) Your new PIN can be a combination of letters and at least one number. Use a minimum of 6 characters and a maximum of 16 characters New PIN: Re-enter new PIN: 5) Create a Security Question (at least 15 characters long) ex: In which state was I born? 6) Create an Answer (at least 4 characters long) Answer: Missouri. Fall 2018 | 21
User ID: A00xxxx Question: In which state was I born? Answer: Missouri Click: SUBMIT ANSWER 7) This question and answer will be used to verify your identity to reset your PIN. Choose a security question with an answer you will remember. 8) Continue to SECTION III: REGISTER FOR CLASSES or logout and complete your registration later. SECTION II. RETURNING STUDENTS WITH STUDENT ID#
STEP 1: RETURNING STUDENTS CHECK YOUR LIGHTHOUSE USER ID 1) Access the GCSC Education Encore webpage: gulfcoast.edu/Encore Click: ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR ENCORE CLASSES
2) At the Lighthouse User Login Page: Returning students with a GCSC STUDENT ID#: If you have not enrolled in a class in the last two years, your Student ID# may need to be refreshed – try it first to see if it is accepted. To check to see if your Student ID is still valid, enter your USER ID and PIN on the Login screen: User ID: PIN: Click: Login If your Student ID is no longer valid, send an email to Pyoung1@gulfcoast.edu requesting assistance. STEP 2: RETURNING STUDENTS – RESET PIN Lighthouse Student PINS expire every 60 days. After you enter your User ID select Forgot Pin? to avoid being locked out. User ID: PIN: Click: Forgot Pin?
Note: Security Questions and Answers are Case Sensitive! Answer the security question that you previously set up. Click: SUBMIT ANSWER 1) Clear existing NEW PIN field (box) of characters and in the blank field (box) type a NEW PIN. Ex: 419200. Then, re-enter your NEW PIN again in the next field (box) to confirm it. 2) Click: RESET PIN 3) Go to SECTION III: REGISTER FOR CLASSES 22 | Education Encore
SECTION III. REGISTER FOR CLASSES
STEP 1: REGISTER FOR CLASSES On the Lighthouse Welcome Screen: CLICK: STUDENT REGISTRATION REGISTRATION/ADD/DROP SELECT TERM: NON CREDIT CORP CL FALL 2018 CLICK: SUBMIT STEP 2: ADD or DROP CLASSES
This will bring you to the Add Or Drop Classes web page. 1) Scroll down to: Add Classes Worksheet 2) Enter the CRN#s of the courses you want to take in the blank CRN fields (from 1 to 4 classes). CRN#s are listed in the Fall, 2018 Encore Brochure. If the CRN is not accepted, this means that the class in FULL. Select another class. 3) Remember to include any Supply Fee CRN# where necessary. 4) Click: SUBMIT CHANGES 5) Continue to SECTION IV: PAY ONLINE WITH PAYPAL. SECTION IV. PAY ONLINE WITH PAYPAL
1) After you SUBMIT CHANGES, scroll down to ADD CLASSES WORKSHEET. 2) Click: REGISTRATION FEE ASSESSMENT 3) Click: CREDIT CARD PAYMENT 4) Select TERM – Non Credit Corp Cl Fall 2018 5) View Account Balance 6) Enter payment: $92.00 7) Click: PAY BY CREDIT 8) You will be directed to the PAY PAL website to enter your Credit Card information. Go to Gulfcoast.edu/ENCORE 1)
SECTION V. VIEW SCHEDULE IN LIGHTHOUSE
Login with your User ID# (Student ID#) and PIN# 2) Click: STUDENT 3) Click: REGISTRATION 4) Click: CONCISE STUDENT SCHEDULE 5) Select TERM – NON CREDIT CORP CL 2018 6) Print the schedule from your browser.
Registration Student ID Name
Ethnicity: (Requested by the Federal Government) Are you Hispanic? Yes No (Citizenship) Choose one of the following: US Citizen Non-Resident Alien Permanent Resident Alien Race: (Requested by the Federal Government) Choose one or more White Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Asian Black/African American American Indian/Alaska Native
Below, list the name and CRN number of classes selected. If you will not be attending a class during one of the time frames, write “no class” in that time frame. In case your preferred classes are full, list alternative classes. Period 1
Payment Information Payment is made by: Check or Money Order MasterCard Visa American Express Discover Card Number Cardholder’s Signature
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PA photo consent release form for use of images in all GCSC marketing materials is included in the participant folders provided at orientation. Complete and return to Corporate College. Notification of Collection and use of Social Security Number: FL statute 119.071(5); GCSC collects SSNs for use in performance of the College’s duties and responsibilities for the following purposes: identification, verification, & creation of student records necessary for conducting the College’s business; billing & payments; data collection; tax reporting. Federal law requires that we protect SSNs from disclosure to unauthorized parties. Federal legislation related to the Hope tax credit requires that all postsecondary institutions report the SSN of all postsecondary students to the IRS. A student may refuse to disclose his/her SSN to the College, but refusing to comply with the federal requirement may result in fines established by the IRS.
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