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Summer 2016

We've added to our Continuing Education program! 

Along with our new, Bridges to Shoreline offerings (formerly Plus 50: computer training, and business and professional development offerings), we’ve launched courses to hone writing skills, improve and maintain mental and physical health, reveal lesser known regional history, and lots more.

Browse the Summer schedule and stay tuned in coming weeks for added courses and more details!

Bridges to Shoreline

Are you an older adult with a passion for learning? Whether it’s for personal interest, to build new skills, to make new social connections, or to remain active and engaged in your retirement, you may find what you’re looking for through Bridges to Shoreline. Bridges offers non-credit classes and workshops to stimulate your personal enrichment, inspire self-actualization, and maintain connections to a community of like-minded people. Expand your learning, redefine your retirement, or simply be engaged as an adult learner.

To Enroll: 206-533-6706

 

SUMMER QUARTER
6/20-8/10

 Computing  & Technology

 Type Faster & with More Accuracy: Quick Keyboarding with Keytimer                                                  $39.46  
Learn to type by touch using all your fingers and/or increase your speed and accuracy.  At the end of the first session, you will be able to type all the letters of the alphabet, the horizontal numbers, comma and period on the keyboard without looking at your fingers.  Using a scientifically designed book, you will see quick results.
Textbook: (with software): KEYTIME® Skillbuilder© Learning Kit and KEYtimer© Software CD,
available in bookstore as a kit. ISBN 978-0-9627395-0-7

8:00am-12:00pm MTWTh
Start date: 7/25/16 | End date: 7/28/16
Building 5000 |Room 5116
Instructor: Lewis, L. | P-CMP 100 | Item 0811

PowerPoint 2013 Essentials                                                                                                                                            $24.28
PowerPoint is like an electronic slide show, but with a nearly endless choice of colors, fonts, and presentation styles.  Create text animations to make pictures appear and move, add impressive backgrounds, charts and tables, different kinds of art and graphics, and much more.  Learn the skills to create a slide show of any kind, with tips on integrating your oral presentation. Additionally, with PowerPoint, you will gain intuition and insights for other graphics programs. Note: Previous experience with Microsoft Word and familiarity with a Windows environment are recommended. 

Textbook:  FastCourse Microsoft PowerPoint 2013: Level 1, ISBN-13: 978-1-59136-506-8. 
Labyrinth Learning Publishers.  Continuing Education books are no longer available from the Shoreline Community College Bookstore.  Most textbooks are now ordered online from the University Bookstore, or by visiting: UW Bookstore, 4328 University Way, Seattle, WA  98105. For assistance, please call: 206-634-3400 x331.

6:00-9:00pm. Mondays
Start date: 8/1/16 | End date: 8/15/16
Building 1300, Room 1308
Instructor: Berkley, W. | P-CMP 113 | Item 6911

Getting Started with Computers                                                                                                                                 $24.28
For many of us the mere thought of learning the basics of computer use can be uncomfortable, even overwhelming. This is a beginning level class designed to help you overcome these common anxieties, and get you emailing, researching, and working right away! Achieve a range of basics and practical applications for personal or business use. Topics include:  Overview of PC hardware and software concepts, Windows 8, word processing and spreadsheets, printing and  Internet browsing, email use, and computer and Internet safety. No previous experience required.
Textbook: Welcome to the World of Computers, 5th Ed, Labyrinth Learning Publishers, ISBN 978-1-59136-652-2.
Continuing Education books are no longer available from the Shoreline Community College Bookstore.  Most textbooks are now ordered online from the University Bookstore, or by visiting: UW Bookstore, 4328 University Way, Seattle, WA  98105. For assistance, please call: 206-634-3400 x331.

6:00-9:00pm Mondays
Start date: 7/11/16 | End date: 7/25/16
Building 1300, Room 1308
Instructor: Berkley, W. | P-CMP 102 | Item 0815

Excel 2013 Essentials in Action!                                                                                                                              $36.42
Get the basics and beyond for creating spreadsheets. You will create, edit and format a worksheet, perform calculations, print workbook contents, filter and sort data, and work with charts. You'll learn to use the Help and other built-in tools. And here’s the exciting part! You will apply your newly learned Excel skills in practical activities, such as creating a household budget, creating a household inventory, etc.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with the Windows environment, or Getting Started with Computers, or Integrated, Self-Paced Computer Lab. A memory stick or thumb drive is required for this class. Word experience is helpful but not required.

Textbook:  Mastery Series: Microsoft Excel 2013 Introductory Skills, ISBN: 978-1-59136-521-1. Continuing Education books are no longer available from the Shoreline Community College Bookstore.  Most textbooks are now ordered online from the University Bookstore, or by visiting: UW Bookstore, 4328 University Way, Seattle, WA  98105. For assistance, please call:
206-634-3400 x331.

6:00-9:00 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays
Start date: 7/13/16 | End date: 7/27/16
Building 1400, Room 1401
Instructor:  Aldrich, M. | P-CMP 132 | Item 6909

Life Skills & Enrichment

NEW! Make the Right Medical Decisions—Med Advocacy 101                                                         $24.28

Everyone needs a Medical Advocate—another pair of ears to listen, someone who is calm and knowledgeable during stressful times, another pair of feet to get a warm blanket, another voice to question or demand in critical moments. Prepare for this role, learn strategies, set an action plan. Advocate for loved ones, clients or yourself. Teacher has advocating background.

10:00am—2:00pm Saturday
Start date: 7/30/16| End date: 7/30/16
Building 1400, Room 1402
Instructor:  Huff, A. | P-SKL 115 | Item 6988

Get Rich, Stay Rich!                                                                                                                                                      $34.00
One of Ariele Huff’s most popular courses! 
Make money your friend and servant. This workshop is a step-by-step guide to bettering your life and your circumstances: 
A money makeover! Wealth is within your grasp. Participants will leave with increased confidence and wealth awareness, a game plan, a treasure map, and step-by-step guidance, which has helped many become wealthy.

6:00-8:30pm Tuesdays
Start date: 7/12/16| End date: 8/2/16
Building 1400, Room 1402
Instructor:  Huff, A. | P-SKL 106 | Item 6925

Birding for Beginners                                                                                                                                                    $15.75
Introduced for Spring Quarter, this class went full capacity!
Students will learn field identification skills and the natural history of birds in the Pacific Northwest through indoor lectures and field trips. This class will prepare students to enjoy a rewarding hobby in bird watching, meet and network with other birders, and provide foundational skills for a career in wildlife management. Please bring binoculars. And sign up soon, this will probably fill up!

8:00-10:00am Saturdays
Start date: 7/9/16 | End date: 7/23/16
Building 1800, Room 1802
Instructor:  Furbush, R. | P-SKL 131 | Item 6999

Online Learning

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Music (Summer and Fall)


Private Instruction Music Lessons
Voice • Guitar • Piano • Drums & Percussion • Brass & Woodwinds • Production

Shoreline Continuing Education now offers private instruction music lessons from our faculty at the SCC Music Building (Building 800). Lessons are offered in piano, voice, guitar, bass, percussion, brass and woodwinds.

Ten lessons of 30 minutes each are offered during the Summer and Fall Quarters, June 20 through December 2.
These weekly lessons are arranged between student and teacher, with a consistent agreed upon day and time.  

Students study technique, sight-reading, rhythm, literature, and artistry, always at their own level, beginner through advanced.  Beginning pianists and singers are encouraged to take the class piano and class voice courses at the college to gain some experience before private instruction lessons, but some beginners will be accepted for lessons when space is available.

Tuition for 10, 30-minute lessons for all disciplines: $349 + $5 tuning fee for piano lessons. 

a druma guitara horn
Enrolling is easy:

1Register and pay tuition: Please contact Ron Carnell: (206) 533-6706
2Arrange your meeting days, times, and classroom with your instructor.

 Voice with Meg Stecker-Thorsen | Item 6510
mstecker@shoreline.edu (206) 546-4617
Morning and afternoon weekly lesson times, Mondays through Thursdays. 
Please contact instructor for more information about available time slots.

Guitar with Andy Ferguson | Item 6511
AndrewFergusonGuitar@gmail.com (425) 941-5327

Piano with Helena Azevedo, Charles Enlow, Jensina Oliver | 6512           lines of written music
Helena Azevedo: hazevedo@shoreline.edu(206) 533-6608
Charles Enlow:  cenlow@shoreline.edu (206) 546-4524
Jensina Oliver: jbyingto@shoreline.edu (206) 546-4618

Drums and Percussion with Don Dietrich and Karl Fagerstrom | 6514
dldieterich1@comcast.net (206) 782-3942
karl.fagerstrom@gmail.com (206) 792-6837

Brass & Woodwinds with Doug Reid and Jeff Kashiwa | Item 6513
dreid@shoreline.edu (206) 546-4759
jkashiwa@shoreline.edu (206) 533-6669

Music Production & Recording Techniques with Bahaa Sadak | Item 6515
bsadak@shoreline.edu (206) 920-8063
Logic, Bitwig, Ableton, Reason and Hardware Workstation

 This course will introduce the students to digital audio recording and midi sequencing using the most common DAWs ( Digital Audio Workstations) such as Logic, Ableton Live, Bitwig, Reason and commonly used hardware such as Korg Kronos, Yamaha Motif , and Roland Fantom series. Classes will also include advanced tips and tricks in recording and mixing.

 

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FALL QUARTER
9/21-12/2
To Enroll: 206-533-6706

 

Health & Wellness

NEW! Savory & Creative Plant-Based Cooking
$75.00
Join local chef, Renee Press for a meat and dairy-free class at Seattle’s first vegan cooking school, Fire and Earth Kitchen. Class is demonstration based and includes complimentary beverages, handmade recipe cards, samples of all dishes prepared, and a chance to meet and mingle with our wonderful veg-loving community! Fire & Earth classes are 100% free of animal-based ingredients, are mostly organic, and naturally gluten and soy free. Please join us for a healthful, Earth and animal-friendly start to the end-of-year holidays!

6:00-9:00pm | Wednesday, 11/9
Fire & Earth Kitchen | 102 NW 35th St | Seattle, WA  98107
Instructor:  Press, R | CEHLT 190| Item 6588


Art & Design

NEW! Bold & Fiery Floral Arrangements for Fall
$75.00
Students will learn to design a low, oblong floral centerpiece with seasonal flowers. We will use a combination of fresh flowers, as well as some permanent materials to create a long lasting centerpiece that would be appropriate for a table decoration.  Flower Identification, care, handling and preparation procedures to make fresh flowers last longer will be discussed. Use of floral tools, such as knives, scissors and floral clippers and proper cleaning of containers will also be discussed.   Step by step instruction as well as written instructions will be used as class source materials.  All floral materials will be supplied and students will take home a completed arrangement. Students should bring a floral knife, scissors and clippers to the class.

6:30-9:00pm | Wednesdays
Start Date: 10/18 | End Date: 11/2
Building 2900, Room 2920A
Instructor:  Walton, B. | CEART 200| Item 6589

 

Bridges to Shoreline

Mind & Body

NEW! True Nature Qigong
$25.00                                                                                      
"Meditation in Motion" is how Qigong is described. In this class, we will learn to synchronize our breath, posture and intention to clear, energize and balance our energies. This allows our energy to flow more freely... we experience an increase in our state of well-being, more clarity and strength.  No experience is required for this class and these exercises are slow moving and can be modified to meet the needs of each person's physical needs. 

6:00—7:30pm Thursdays
Start date: 10/13/16 | End date: 11/17/16
Building 3000, Room 3002
Instructor:  Storm, S | P-SKL 132 | Item 6956


NEW! Mindfulness Meditation
$25.00
Vishaka Smith’s Mind Body Awareness Meditation builds confidence and will bring more clarity to your life and goals. Students will be provided with several different types of guided meditations and strategies to incorporate into their lives beyond their sitting meditation. These practices will help them to be more effective, healthy, happy and successful! Suitable for new and seasoned practitioners of meditation.

10:00—11:30am Saturdays
Start date: 10/15/16 | End date: 11/19/16
Building 3000, Room 3002
Instructor:  Smith, V. | P-SKL 110 | Item 6955


NEW!
A Gathering Place for the Widowed and Divorced
$15.00
Share your stories and coping strategies in a safe and understanding environment with others who have suffered the same loss. We'll look at methods to work with grief and loss. The instructor has written Processing Loss Workbook, taught many Processing Loss Workshops, and has been widowed and divorced.

10:00am – 2:00pm Saturday
11/19/16 | Building 1400, Room 1402
Instructor:  Huff, A. | P-SKL 131 | Item 6926

 

Financial Security


Get Rich, Stay Rich
!

$25.00
Make money your friend and servant. This workshop is a step-by-step guide to bettering your life and your circumstances: 
A money makeover! Wealth is within your grasp. Participants will leave with increased confidence and wealth awareness, a game plan, a treasure map, and step-by-step guidance, which has helped many become wealthy.

6:00-8:30pm Tuesdays
Start date: 10/25/16| End date: 11/15/16
Building 1400, Room 1402
Instructor:  Huff, A. | P-SKL 106 | Item 6925

Success! Buy and Sell on the Internet                                                                             
$16.00
Learn how to create eBay, Amazon, and other seller accounts, create successful listings, load pictures, and accept credit card payment with PayPal. the course covers selling tips, tricks and traps, market analyses, and best ways to determine shipping costs. Also, discover where to get free shipping supplies, how to print shipping labels from your home computer, and get free home pickup. Please have at least a year experience navigating the web and a functional home operating system. A home printer/scanner is an added advantage, but not necessary. Lecture only.

6:00-900pm Wednesdays
Start date: 11/9/16 | End date: 11/16/16
Building 1300, Room 1305
Instructor: Ikuseghan, J | P-BUS 101 | Item 6916

 

Computing & Technology


Design & Publish Your Home Business Website

$32.00
Students will design a basic,
fully-finished, business site starting from scratch using Wordpress. Pick and purchase a domain. Set up hosting, install Wordpress and a theme.  Add content and set up your site! Upon completion of a basic Wordpress website, you will learn how to market it on social media.  Requirements:
Registration with Hostgator. Plan on investing approximately $100 for a year of hosting, domain registration, and other incidental costs of maintaining a website.

9:00 - 3:00pm Saturdays
Start date: 10/15/16| End date: 10/22/16
Building 1300, Room 1308
Instructor: Ikuseghan, J. |  P-CMP 103 | Item 6921

Integrated, Self-paced Computer Lab
$76.00
Virtually any office position will require at least some experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Ready to get started? Come to a self-paced laboratory environment and work in the company of other job seekers. Learn and practice these programs:

  • Outlook: Set up contact lists. Save email drafts. Link keywords in email messages to websites, maps, and photos. Customize your email messages with your own signature.
  • Word: Set up and save documents. Organize files and folders. Learn mail merging.
  • Excel: Get the basics of data creation. Customize slide shows. A coach will help you navigate the software and help menus.
  • PowerPoint: Insert pictures onto slides. Create text blocks and shapes. Add depth and dimension to text and photos. Produce a slide show. 


This four-week course will prepare you for most any office environment, with all the one-on-one guidance you will need. It's also a great prerequisite to our singularly focused Microsoft application courses. Prerequisites: Familiarity with the Windows environment and working with a mouse and keyboard. A memory stick or thumb drive is required for this class.

4:00-7:00pm TWTh
Building 1300, Room 1302
Start date: 10/25/16 | End date: 11/17/16
Instructor: Bowen, K. | P-CMP 114 | Item 6907

Getting Started with Computers
$40.00
For many of us the mere thought of learning the basics of computer use can be uncomfortable, even overwhelming. This is a beginning level class designed to help you overcome these common anxieties, and get you emailing, researching, and working right away! Achieve a range of basics and practical applications for personal or business use. Topics include:  Overview of PC hardware and software concepts, Windows10, saving, opening, and organizing files, word processing and spreadsheets, printing and Internet browsing, email use, and computer and Internet safety. No previous experience required. This course is PC only!

Textbook: Welcome to Computer Basics: Windows 10 and Office Online, Labyrinth Learning Publishers, ISBN 978-1-59136-791-8. Labyrinth Learning Item Number: 1-59136-791-3

  • Click here to purchase book online from publisher.
  • Click here to purchase book online from the UW Bookstore.

Or visit: UW Bookstore, 4328 University Way, Seattle, WA  98105.
For assistance, please call: 206-634-3400 x331

4:00-7:00 p.m. Mondays
Start date: 10/3/16 | End date: 10/31/16
Building 1300, Room 1308
Instructor: Berkley, W | P-CMP 102 | Item 6904

QuickBooks: A Serious Introduction for General Use and Payroll
$40.00
Get started with this valuable accounting software that is used by more than 80% of small to mid-sized businesses. You will learn the basics of how QuickBooks can aid you in performing daily, weekly, and monthly bookkeeping and accounting operations for a business. This one fills up fast, so register early!  Prerequisites: Familiarity with the Windows environment and working with a mouse and keyboard. A memory stick or thumb drive is required for this class.

6:00-9:00 p.m. Thursdays
Building 1300, Room 1305
Start date: 9/29/16 | End date: 10/27/16
Instructor: Hudson, J.R. | P-CMP 104 | Item 6906


PowerPoint 2013 Essentials
 
$25.00
PowerPoint is like an electronic slide show, but with a nearly endless choice of colors, fonts, and presentation styles.  Create text animations to make pictures appear and move, add impressive backgrounds, charts and tables, different kinds of art and graphics, and much more.  Learn the skills to create a slide show of any kind, with tips on integrating your oral presentation. Additionally, with PowerPoint, you will gain intuition and insights for other graphics programs. O Previous experience with Microsoft Word and familiarity with a Windows environment are recommended. 

Textbook:  FastCourse Microsoft PowerPoint 2013: Level 1, ISBN-13: 978-1-59136-506-8, 
Labyrinth Learning Publishers. 

  • Click here to purchase book online from publisher.
  • Click here to purchase book online from the UW Bookstore

Or visit: UW Bookstore, 4328 University Way, Seattle, WA  98105.
For assistance, please call: 206-634-3400 x331.

4:00-7:00 p.m. Mondays
Building 1300, Room 1304
Start date: 11/7/16 | End date: 11/21/16
Instructor: Berkley, W | P-CMP 113 | Item 6911


NEW! Word 2016 Essentials in Action!

$40.00
A serious introduction to the basics and beyond of this robust word processing program. You will create, edit, and proofread documents, change the look of text and the document, present information in columns and tabs and work with graphics, symbols, and diagrams. In addition:

• You will learn how to enhance your documents with watermarks and document parts.
• You will also learn how to use the powerful Mail Merge feature.

And here’s the exciting part! You will apply your newly learned Word skills in practical activities, such as creating a recipe document, building an address list, creating mailing list labels, etc. Prerequisites: Familiarity with the Windows environment, or Getting Started with Computers, or Integrated, Self-Paced Computer Lab. A memory stick or thumb drive is required for this class. This course is not recommended for Mac users.

Textbooks: 
1.
Logical Operations Choice: Microsoft Office Word 2016 Part 1
Course Number 091048S (Rev 3.0), , ISBN 1424625696.

  • Click here to purchase book online from publisher.
  • Click here to purchase the book online from the UW Bookstore.
  1. Logical Operations Choice: Microsoft Office Word 2016 Part 2
    Course Number 091049S (Rev 1.1), ISBN 1424625793.
  • Click here to purchase book online from publisher.
  • Click here to purchase book online from the UW Bookstore.

Or visit: UW Bookstore, 4328 University Way, Seattle, WA  98105.
For assistance, please call: 206-634-3400 x331.

6:00-9:00 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays
Building 1300, Room 1304
Start date: 10/17/16 | End date: 11/2/16
(Class does not meet on Monday, 10/24)
Instructor: Aldrich, M. | P-CMP 129 | Item 6908


NEW! Excel 2016 Essentials in Action!

$40.00
Get the basics and beyond for creating spreadsheets. You will create, edit and format a worksheet, perform calculations, print workbook contents, filter and sort data, and work with charts. You'll learn to use the Help and other built-in tools.

And here’s the exciting part! You will apply your newly learned Excel skills in practical activities, such as creating a household budget, creating a household inventory, etc.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with the Windows environment, or Getting Started with Computers, or Integrated, Self-Paced Computer Lab. A memory stick or thumb drive is required for this class. Word experience is helpful but not required.
This course is not recommended for Mac users.

Textbooks:

  1. Logical Operations Choice: Microsoft Office Excel 2016 Part 1
    Course Number 091055S (Rev 3.0), ISBN 1424625718.
  • Click here to purchase book online from publisher.
  • Click here to purchase book online from the UW Bookstore.
  1. Logical Operations Choice: Microsoft Office Excel 2016 Part 2
    Course Number 091056S (Rev 1.1)
  • Click here to purchase book online from publisher.
  • Click here to purchase book online from the UW Bookstore.

Or visit: UW Bookstore, 4328 University Way, Seattle, WA  98105.
For assistance, please call: 206-634-3400 x331.

6:00-9:00 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays
Building 1400, Room 1401
Start date: 11/7/16 | End date: 11/21/16
Instructor:  Aldrich, M. | P-CMP 132 | Item 6909

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Although it happens infrequently, there is a possibility that times, dates, and classroom locations may change. 
For the most current information on Bridges to Shoreline and other SCC Continuing Ed courses, please visit this web page,
or call 206-533-6706.