Manor College Continuing Education: Spring 2014 Course Catalog Supporting the concept of lifelong learning
Supporting the concept of lifelong learning
Welcome to the Continuing Education Department at Manor College. We offer non-credit classes, online courses, and certificate programs that are accessible, affordable, and convenient. Gain more confidence and sharpen your skills. Whether you seek to augment your career, prepare for a career change, or earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs), Manorâ€™s Continuing Education Department can help. Admission to the college is not required for any Continuing Ed. classes; simply register and pay. Non- Discriminatory Policy - Manor College practices a non-discrimination policy, assuring equal opportunities to all persons, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age or disability. Manor College is located 11 miles north of Center City, Philadelphia in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania and is easily accessible by public transportation from Philadelphia, Bucks, and Montgomery Counties. Registration Information: - Call the Continuing Ed. Department at (215) 884-2218 - Online at http://manor.edu/cont-ed/course-offering.php register with a debit/credit card or PayPal - Fax us at (215) 576-6564 - Mail check/money order to Manor College, Continuing Education Department, 700 Fox Chase Rd., Jenkintown, PA 19046 (Library Building, Lower Level) - Manor Alumni receive 20% off any and all workshops - EMCCC and GNPCC members and their employees receive a 10% discount on any and all workshops Full refunds will be issued to all participants if a workshop is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment or for any other extenuating circumstances. The Cont. Ed. Dept. at Manor College reserves the right to make modifcations of classes, fees, personnel lists, academic policies, and programs, if necesarry at anytime. Refunds cannot be issued after the start of a workshop. Inquire at registration about textbook information.
Contact Information: Mitru Costea IV Professional Development Counselor (215) 884-2218
COMPUTER TRAINING All Computer Training workshops run from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Textbooks are purchased on the first night of class from the instructor.
Technology is the key to success! Keep your skills current, bolster your resume and make yourself more marketable by taking our computer workshops.
Intro to Personal Computers
Take this hands-on introductory seminar to discover the world of computers. You will learn the basics and background of personal computers and computer terminology, the uses for a computer, essential commands and how to navigate the Windows operating system. Mondays, January 6 - January 20 • $140
Intro to Windows 7
This introductory hands-on seminar will teach you how to identify Windows elements within the Windows 7 operating system. Topics include: starting a program, working with a window, working with files and folders and basic Windows 7 applications.
Microsoft Excel 2013, An Introduction
Microsoft Excel 2013 Introduction teaches participants how to work with worksheets and workbooks, create, modify and format worksheets, and create formulas. Tuesdays, March 4 - March 25 • $205
Microsoft Excel 2013, Beyond the Basics
Mondays, January 27 - February 17 • $150
Microsoft Excel 2013 Beyond the Basics will teach participants how to create formulas and functions, use templates, work with tables to manage data, insert and manage objects, and use Excel with other programs.
Intro to Windows 8
Tuesdays, April 1 - April 15 • $160
New to Windows 8? This introductory hands-on seminar will teach you how to navigate and utilize the Windows 8 operating system. Topics include: navigation, starting a program, working with windows, working with files and folders and basic Windows 8 applications. Thursdays, January 30 - February 20 • $150
Microsoft Word 2013, An Introduction
Participants will learn how to use the new features in Word 2013. Students will create and edit documents, save, open or close documents and apply formatting options such as setting tabs, indents, and change view modes. Students will also manipulate text using features such as copy and paste, etc. Mondays, February 24 - March 17 • $205
Microsoft Word 2013, Beyond the Basics
In Microsoft Word 2013 Beyond the Basics, participants will learn how to work with templates, create headers and footers, add hyperlinks, use research tools and smart tags, create a mail merger, and send a document electronically. Mondays, March 24 - April 7 • $160
QuickBooks Pro 2012 , An Introduction
QuickBooks Introduction participants will learn how to create a company file, use the help facility for assistance, set up vendors, customers, and employee lists, as well as use forms and registers to process transactions. Participants will learn to make journal entries and work with sales, customer invoices and credit memos. Thursdays, February 6 - February 27 • $205
QuickBooks Pro 2012, Beyond the Basics
QuickBooks Beyond the Basics participants will learn how to work with reports, use the loan manager, set up inventory, create and assemble items, set up petty cash accounts, set up credit card accounts, and work with online banking. Thursdays, March 6 - March 20 • $160
GRAPHIC & WEB DESIGN Adobe Photoshop CS6 •
Our Adobe Creative Suite 6 workshops are recommended for anyone who wants to learn new or augment existing skills.
Software for each course is available through Adobe.com as free 30-day trials for you to access through the Adobe Creative Cloud.
Students should have a removable Flash drive in class to back up their work. All Graphic and Web Design classes run from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm.
Adobe Photoshop is the design industry standard for digital imaging and creation. This course will cover the Photoshop interface, photo retouching and painting tools as well as image manipulation, retouching and formatting of images for other uses such as print and the web. Mondays, January 13 - February 3 • $220 Mary Croke, M.F.A., Instructor
Adobe Illustrator CS6
Learn to use digital drawing, tracing and painting tools and techniques to create unique illustrations, full color designs, logo and text designs for print and the web. Wednesdays, February 5 - February 26 • $220 Mary Croke, M.F.A., Instructor
Adobe Flash CS6
The web standard for advertising and marketing multimedia: This animation tool can easily create complex multimedia animations, simple games, digital video and ad banners for the web. The course covers the basics of animation including sound and interactive using Flash. Convert your animation to multiple platforms including the web and mobile devices. Mondays, February 10 - March 3 • $220 Mary Croke, M.F.A., Instructor
Adobe InDesign CS6
Create professional eye-catching page layout designs for printing or converting into PDF documents. Adobe InDesign is also used to create ads, brochures, and other marketing materials. Wednesdays, March 5 - March 26 • $220 Mary Croke, M.F.A., Instructor
Adobe Dreamweaver CS6
Learn to create web pages and build web sites with multimedia and interactivity with the easyto-use graphical editor which creates web-ready content using HTML coding and Cascading Style sheets (CCS). Web safe colors, type and image use will also be taught. Mondays, March 10 - March 31 • $220 Mary Croke, M.F.A., Instructor
Adobe Acrobat X
Learn to create, and revise documents using the popular format called PDF. The course will cover creating and revising your document and its elements including text and images. Learn to use the electronic signature feature and convert your documents to and from Word and PowerPoint. Wednesdays, April 2 - April 23 • $220 Mary Croke, M.F.A., Instructor
COMPUTERS FOR SENIORS (62+)_ Enjoy our courses which are taught at a comfortable pace in a relaxed, enjoyable and fun environment, with reduced fees just for senior citizens.
All Computers for Seniors workshops run from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Introduction to Personal Computers for Seniors
Take this hands-on introductory seminar to discover the world of computers. You will learn the basics and background of personal computers and computer terminology, the many uses for a computer, essential commands and how to navigate in the Windows environment. Instruction is fun, informative and enjoyable. Saturdays, January 11 - February 1 • $79
Windows 7 for Seniors
Topics include switching between open windows, accessing programs using the start menu, using the mouse, opening and closing window applications and sizing and arranging windows. Saturdays, February 8 - March 1 • $79
Internet for Seniors
Learn about how to get hooked up to the internet through a provider (MSN, AOL, Comcast, etc.). Learn about terminology, identifying window elements, using search engines to research information, and exploring features of the web (downloading information and more). Saturdays, March 8 - March 29 • $79
Introduction to Microsoft Word 2013 for Seniors
Learn to create, save, and print a document, work with text, headers and footers, check spelling and grammar as you type, use the auto correction option, and manage your documents. Saturdays, April 5- April 26 • $79
THE CIVIL WAR INSTITUTE Historians and Civil War Buffs: Indulge Your Passion! The Civil War comes to life with diverse and specialized courses that delve deeper than the typical history course would, focusing on more than just names, dates and events. All courses are taught by members of the Delaware Valley Civil War Round Table.
All Civil War workshops run from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Students may take courses independently or enroll in the Civil War Certificate Program. To earn a certificate, you must take eight courses, four must be core courses. *Core Courses
**The Irish in the Civil War
Both Blue and Gray had a generous touch of green. So why did these men fight and die so bravely in a country that was new to them? And what generals were more gallant than the Union’s Phil Sheridan and the Confederacy’s Pat Cleburne? Thursdays, January 16 – January 30 • $79 Hugh Boyle, Instructor
**Desperate Measures: Unusual Incidents & Strange Adventures in the Civil War
Strange but true; this axiom was never more relevant than describing many of the unusual and extraordinary occurrences during the Civil War. This course concentrates on a significant number of controversial personalities, occurrences and events, and strange and highly unusual incidents that occurred prior to and during the four years of the Civil War. Wednesdays, February 12 – February 26 • $79 Herb Kaufman, Instructor
**Sherman’s March to Victory
Follow General William Tecumseh Sherman’s mighty western army as it fights through Dalton, Resaca, Pickett’s Mill and Kennesaw Mountain, finally to capture Atlanta. Then Sherman breaks loose from his supply line and sweeps along a 60-mile-wide path of destruction, making Georgia howl in what has been called the first modern, total-war strategy. He captures Savannah, the Mother City of Georgia, as a Christmas gift to President Lincoln, proceeds on to Columbia, S.C., and then to the final battle against his wily old foe, General Joseph Johnston, at Bentonville, N.C. Mondays, March 10 – March 24 • $79 Jerry Carrier, Instructor
*The Civil War Overview Series
**John Brown and Harper’s Ferry
What kind of man was John Brown? What led him to his self-righteous crusade for freedom that involved acts of lawless violence? This course answers these questions and tells of those who helped him, encouraged him and supported him. It will show how his dream of a slave rebellion ended in his death. John Brown was an important link in the chain of events that led to the Civil War. This course will reveal the man, his mission and his place in American history. Mondays, April 7 – April 21 • $79 Pat Caldwell , Instructor
**The Overland Campaign of 1864
The Civil War Series is an overview of the events that led to the war, major battles and the after-effects that still impact our nation today. The war will be examined year by year. This is a program for all ages conducted by a team of experts. It is one you will not want to miss!
“Wherever Lee goes, there you will go also.” This was Gen. Grant’s instruction to Gen. Meade in his plan to “hammer continuously against the armed force of the enemy.” This course follows the tactics and battles of the Overland Campaign from May 5 to June 16, 1864, beginning in the Wilderness and culminating with the siege of Petersburg.
Wednesdays, March 12 – April 16 • $125 Members of the Civil War Round Table, Instructors
Thursdays, May 1 – May 15 • $79 Herb Kaufman , Instructor
This is what an actual Civil War Institute class looks like!
MEDICAL CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS Looking for a career change? Interested in a better salary? Seeking a more professional position? Look into our Medical Billing and Coding program!
All Medical Certificate courses run from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Medical Terminology/Survey of Anatomy & Physiology I
Understand basic medical vocabulary including anatomical systems and physical processes. Learn how words are formed and explain terminology in its proper context, which is the structure and function of the human body in health and disease. Tuesdays, January 7 – March 11 • $285 Dr. Mary Lou Schneiders, D.P.M., Instructor
Medical Terminology/Survey of Anatomy & Physiology II
This is a continuation of Medical Terminology/ Survey of Anatomy and Physiology – Part I, focusing on building and understanding basic medical vocabulary. All personnel in health fields and students of all backgrounds will benefit from this course. The primary objective is to explain terminology in its proper context, which is the structure and function of the human body in health and disease. Prerequisite: Medical Terminology/A&P Part I. Tuesdays, March 25 – May 27 • $285 Dr. Mary Lou Schneiders, D.P.M., Instructor
Medical Billing I
Understand the entire revenue cycle process, from intake to services provided to appropriate reimbursement. Learn about the CMS-1500 claim form, electronic claims, HIPAA review, fraud and abuse laws, regulations and the NPI enumerator. Prerequisites: Med. Term/Survey of A&P Part I only Wednesdays, January 8 – February 26 • $285 Angelo Vacirca, C.P.A.M., Instructor
Medical Billing II
Understand the particular characteristics of each insurance payer and the appropriate rules for each claim submission such as Indemnity plans, HMO’s, PPO’s, Worker’s Compensation and the state variances, Medicare, Parts A, B & D as well as nuances of Medicare Secondary Payer program, Medicaid and state-by-state variances. Discuss various disability types of claims, Tricare programs, and Facility (Hospital Billing). You will review the medical billing claim form, CMS-1500. Class includes a hands-on computer lab class to generate an actual claim. Prerequisites: Med. Term/Survey of A&P, Part I only, Medical Billing I Wednesdays, March 12 – April 30 • $315 Angelo Vacirca, C.P.A.M., Instructor
Medical Coding I
The CPT manual will be used for instruction. ICD-9 and HCPCS will also be introduced. This course will help prepare you for the Certified Professional Coders (CPC) certification exam, given by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). Prerequisites: Med. Term/Survey of A&P, Part I and Part II, Medical Billing I, Part I only Mondays & Thursdays, January 13 – March 6 • $395 Bernadette Clemens, C.P.C., Instructor
Medical Coding II
Focus on diagnosis and ICD-9 procedures with continued discussion, practice, and application in medical coding in preparation for the Certified Professional Coders (CPC) certification exam. Prepare for real world office practices, advanced coding, workplace scenarios, and operative (op) reports. Prerequisites: Med. Term/ Survey of A&P, Part I and Part II, Medical Billing I, Medical Coding I Mondays & Thursdays, March 10 – May 5 • $395 Leslie Kyler, C.P.C., Instructor
REAL ESTATE Gain a greater understanding of the industry for investment and licensing purposes. Real Estate courses held at Manor are taught by Real Estate professionals.
All Real Estate classes run from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm, and are taught by Denise Lombardo and Dennis Cline.
Real Estate Fundamentals
Identify the essentials of conveying real property including analyzing the agreement of sale, and distinguishing types of mortgages, liens, encumbrances and ownerships. Apply practical applications of real estate concepts through illustrations and learned terms and definitions. Tuesdays & Thursdays, February 4 – March 6 • $255
Real Estate Practice
Examine fair housing practices, licensing laws, rules and regulations and code of ethics. Calculate commission, explain the appraisal process and how to differentiate between approaches of estimating values, and demonstrate an understanding of capitalization and depreciation math calculations. Tuesdays & Thursdays, March 11 – April 10 • $255
Real Estate Exam Prep
Prepare for the Pennsylvania State Licensing exam. Review test taking strategies and key concepts. Raise your confidence level and improve your chances for a passing score. Tuesday & Thursday, May 6 & 8 • $100
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) approved by PA State Real Estate Commission for 2014 also offered by Manor College. For more information, call (215) 884-2218
ONLINE TRAINING AND CERTIFICATES for Professional and Personal Enrichment • Interactive learning environment • Instructor-led courses • 24 hour access • Visit our Ed2Go website for course offerings and registration information on Ed2Go classes www.ed2go.com/manor • Visit our UGotClass website for course offerings and registration information on UGotClass classes. www.yougotclasss.org/catalog-complete.cfm/Manor
ACADEMIC REFERESHERS Prep Chemistry
This is a basic refresher course that prepares students to take an introductory college chemistry course or enter an allied health program. This course is a must for those who have never taken or successfully passed high school chemistry. Recommended for those who need a brush up. Tuesdays, January 14 – April 15 • $290 Christine Cortese, Instructor
This is a basic refresher course that prepares students to take an introductory college biology course or enter an allied health program. This course is a must for those who have never taken or successfully passed high school bioloy. Recommended for those who need a brush up. Wednesdays, January 15 – April 16 • $290 Dr. Brian Dressle, Instructor
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