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MCC-Longview
Business Building, Room 101
500 SW Longview Rd.
Lee's Summit, MO 64081

Phone: 816.604.2030

Office Hours


Ed 2 Go

These noncredit online classes offer flexibility and convenience. Classes run for six weeks, and consist of 12 lessons.


MCC-Longview's Community Education offers a wide variety of fun and educational classes for everyone.

Class schedules are published three times a year; in the Spring and Fall for adult non-credit classes and once in the summer for our College for Kids programs. Brochures can be picked up at a number of locations around Lee's Summit and Eastern Jackson County. You can download a digital (PDF) copy of the brochure here.

 

Home & Garden
Let us help you make your home comfortable and cozy 

Beginning Sewing
Do you have a sewing machine but don't know how to use it? Basic sewing is for you. We will start with the basics and throughout the four sessions you will learn how to use your machine, perform basic clothing/sewing repairs and sew simple patterns. Please click here for the supply list. **You must bring your own machine.
Instructor: Courtney Hill
Dates: 5 Thursdays, Starts Oct. 4
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Fee: $84

Fermentation 101: Kombucha Tea
This class will open your mind to the world of fermentation, which is an ancient method for not only preserving our foods and drinks, but also increasing their nutritional value. Learn the hows and whys to kombucha tea brewing as we go through the process of home brewing from first to second fermentation. Samples are included.
Instructor: Stephanie Novacek
Date: Tuesday, Sept. 25
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
Fee: $34


Fermentation 101: Kefir

Cultured kefir (dairy or water) is a healing drink that will help restore your gut flora for improved health and immunity. Join this class to learn the ancient method of preserving beverages and discover how to culture your own milk or water kefir in a simple and cost-effective way. Samples included.
Instructor: Stephanie Novacek
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 2
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
Fee: $34


Fermentation 101: Cultured Veggies

Join us for this interactive workshop that will provide you with the hows and whys of fermented foods. We will slice, salt and spice up some carrot sticks to create an amazingly delicious and nutritious jar of fermented garlic dilly carrot sticks, chock-full of probiotics.
Instructor: Stephanie Novacek
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 9
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Fee: $39


Gut Healing 101: Bone Broth

Are you looking for a way to improve your gut health naturally through food? Did you know that bone broth is one of the most healing foods that can repair the lining of your intestines? Join us for this educational class that will provide you with the hows and whys of bone broth. You will leave this class with an understanding of the benefits of broth/gelatin/collagen, how to simply make your own broth and how to incorporate broth into your fall and winter recipes. Samples of chicken and beef bone broth will also be enjoyed!
Instructor: Stephanie Novacek
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 23
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
Fee: $34


Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping
Learn the principles of beekeeping history, honeybee biology, plant and pollinator relationship, and essential equipment and requirements in this introduction to the certification program of the Midwest Master Beekeeper Program. An experienced beekeeper from the program will teach you how to get started in becoming a beekeeper, how to manage hives safely, methods of pest management and tools and equipment used in the apiary. By the end of this first course, you will be able to help experienced beekeepers in the management of hives.
Instructor: Midwest Master Beekeeper Program
Fee: $79, includes book

Section A: Section B:
Tuesday & Thursday, Sept. 11 & 13 Tuesday & Thursday, Nov. 6 & 8, 6-8:30 p.m.
6-8:30 p.m. 6-8:30 p.m.


LANGUAGE & COMMUNICATION
Communicate with people near and far.

Books for Spanish classes can be purchased from the MCC-Longview campus bookstore. Call 816.604.2189 for information.


Beginning Spanish Level 1

Hola, amigos! The innovative program Spanish in 10 Minutes a Day is easy to use and will have you speaking Spanish immediately. Using labels, flash cards, oral practice and more, you will learn more than 300 vocabulary words, including numbers, colors and verbs. This class is designed for those with no prior knowledge of Spanish. Bring a 3-ring notebook (el cuaderno) to class
Instructor: Karen Lange
Dates: 6 Tuesdays, Starts Sept. 4
Time: 6:30-8 p.m.
Fee: $79


Beginning Spanish Level 2

Continuing with the program Spanish in 10 Minutes a Day, you will practice more advanced communication skills encountered in typical day-to-day situations. We will also practice the most important words used by travelers such as introducing yourself, getting around the area and ordering food in a restaurant. No longer say Yo no comprendo, during your travels!
Prerequisite: Spanish Level 1 or equivalent.
Instructor: Karen Lange
Dates: 6 Tuesdays, Starts Oct. 16
Time: 6:30-8 p.m.
Fee: $79


Beginning Sign Language

This introductory course is for those with little or no sign language experience. Learn the basics of the manual alphabet and conversation. Practice both receptive and expressive skills, and learn about deaf culture.
Instructor: Debra Swinger
Dates: 6 Tuesdays, Starts Sept. 11
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Fee: $89


Continuing Sign Language

This course continues building upon the foundation of Sign Language, learned in the Beginning Sign Language course.
Prerequisite: Sign Language I or equivalent.
Instructor: Debra Swinger
Dates: 6 Tuesdays, Starts Oct. 23
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Fee: $89


Beginning Italian for Travelers I

Make the most of your travel experience and learn the beautiful Italian language bella lingua italiana to communicate with people you meet. Instructor Lisa Balettie Power wrote the book Italiano! Italian for Travelers, which will be available for purchase in class. Youll start using Italian immediately while practicing how to engage in everyday conversations from ordering at a restaurant to asking for directions. Your instructor will also introduce you to the Italian culture and customs. Lets Go Andiamo! 
Instructor: Lisa Balettie Power
Dates: 8 Saturdays, Starts Sept. 11
Time: 9-11 a.m.
Fee: $104 (separate book fee of $25 is payable to instructor on first day of class) 


Beginning Italian for Travelers II
Bravo! Continuing your Italian lessons will make your travel experience so much more satisfying! Extend the lessons in the previous class by improving your accent and expanding your vocabulary through conversation. This class uses the book Italiano! Italian for Travelers, which is also used in the preceding class. Good luck buona fortuna in your travels! Prerequisite: Italian for Travelers or equivalent.
Instructor: Lisa Balettie Power
Dates: 6 Saturdays, Starts Nov. 3
Time: 9-11 a.m.
Fee: $89
(Note: no class the week of Thanksgiving, Nov. 21-24) 

 Looking for a language class not offered on campus? Visit ed2go.com/lvcommed for additional language classes.

 

Mind-Body Focus
Bring mind and body together to achieve overall wellness

Hatha Yoga with Meditation & Relaxation
Increase your flexibility and decrease the stress in your life through yoga and relaxation. This class, for both beginning and intermediate skill levels, includes Hatha Yoga postures, breathing techniques, meditation and relaxation. Wear loose, comfortable clothing. Bring a yoga or exercise mat and two blocks, as well as water.
Instructor: Kristin Gideon
Dates: 15 Mondays, Starts Sept. 10
Time: 6-7:15 p.m.
Fee: $109


Simple Meditation, Simple Breath
Find a focus on your own heart in meditation practice that is designed to calm the mind, relax the body, improve focus and increase energy. This class, for those new and experienced with meditation, will include the science, benefits and breathing techniques used in meditation. Each week, Jan Sumner, a yoga and meditation instructor certified through Kripalu Yoga Center, will guide you through techniques that will allow you to create a meditation plan for your personal practice. Suggested items to bring to class: meditation cushion or mat (chairs will also be provided if preferred), journal for writing and a bottle of water.
Instructor: Jan Sumner
Dates: 6 Thursdays, Starts Sept. 6
Time: 6-7 p.m.

Fee: $59


Zumba Gold

Zumba Gold is a beginning level of ZUMBA aimed for seniors, beginning ZUMBA students and people who are rehabilitating from an injury. The pace is a little slower and choreography is simpler, but still based on the principle that a workout should be fun and easy to do to achieve long-term health benefits. Its a feel happy workout.
Instructor: Susan Reynolds Berg
Dates: 13 Mondays & 13 Thursdays, Starts Sept. 10
Time: 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Fee: $184
(Note: no class November 22 & 26)


Barre Method

Barre Fitness class is a fun and empowering class set to today's hottest music. Classes begin with a warm up focusing on postural strength and alignment, followed by a series of upper-body exercises using light weights or stretchy bands. The ballet barre method is used to sculpt the lower body and abs, and for flexibility training. Students should bring their own mat to class for personal use.
Instructor: Susan Reynolds Berg
Dates: 13 Mondays & 13 Thursdays, Starts Sept. 10
Time: 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Fee: $184
(Note: no class November 22 & 26)


Tai Chi for Arthritis

This evidence-based program supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Arthritis Foundation can improve balance, flexibility, coordination, and muscle strength, ease pain and stiffness, and reduce the risk of falls.  It is an easy, safe and effective exercise program.  Almost anyone with or without arthritis, and with almost any physical condition, can learn this program to improve health and quality of life.
Instructor: Nina Chen
Fee: $54

 Section A:
 Section B:
 6 Mondays, Starts Sept. 10
 6 Mondays, Starts Oct. 22
 3-4 p.m.  3-4 p.m.


Tai Chi for Energy
Would you like to learn Tai Chi that helps relax, refresh and revitalize you? Tai Chi for Energy combines faster movements from Chen Style with slow movements from Sun Style. It helps improve health, wellness, internal energy and ability to manage stress. Tai Chi for Energy is appropriate for beginners but also provides challenge for continuing Tai Chi practitioners.
Instructor: Nina Chen
Fee: $54

 Section A:
 Section B:
 6 Fridays, Starts Sept. 7
 6 Fridays, Starts Oct. 26
 3-4 p.m.  3-4 p.m.

 
Yoga for the Absolute Beginner
Begin a daily practice of loving your body and mind with a yoga practice that will love you back. Join others who are curious about the practice of yoga as we discover breathing techniques, alignment skills and basic postures that will awaken strength, increase flexibility and energize anyone of any age!
Instructor: Jan Sumner
Dates: 9 Tuesdays & 9 Thursdays, Starts Sept. 11
Time: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Fee: $84

PHOTOGRAPHY
Classes for shutterbugs of all experience levels

Creatively Capturing the Moment
In this introduction to the art of taking pictures with a digital SLR camera, you'll learn basic digital terminology, gain an understanding of shutter speed, aperture and mega pixels, discuss flash techniques and natural lighting photography. Manual shooting and white balance will be the main topics covered. SLR camera required.
Instructor: Debra Lawrence
Dates: 3 Thursdays, Starts Sept. 6
Time: 6:30-9 p.m.
Fee: $64


Creatively Fine Tuning the Moment
In this intermediate class, we will discuss techniques such as dragging the shutter, using off-camera flashes including studio strobes, bouncing light, and fill flash techniques. Find the best light and think outside the box! You must own an off-camera flash for use in this class. Prerequisite: Creatively Capturing the Moment class or have basic knowledge or experience with a digital SLR camera.
Instructor: Debra Lawrence
Dates: 3 Thursdays, Starts Oct. 4 (no class Oct. 11)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Fee: $59


Manipulating the Moment for Photoshop

In this hands-on class, you will go through the entire process of manipulating images in Photoshop, from opening an image to creating a collage from scratch. You must own a version of Photoshop to get the most from this class. You may bring your own laptop with Photoshop installed or use a campus computer. This is a beginner's class, but those who currently use Photoshop will also benefit by fine-tuning their skills and picking up new techniques. Bring a 2GB (or larger) USB flash drive to class.
Instructor: Debra Lawrence
Dates: 3 Thursdays, Starts Nov. 1
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Fee: $69

Travel Photography
Going on a once-in-a-lifetime trip? Taking a weekend break at the lake? Whether you are in your own backyard or backpacking across Europe, a travel photography class can open up a whole new world to you. Which lenses do I take? What types of shots do I look for? People or things? We go over approach, equipment and technical tips in our quest to create the postcard image. Please bring your camera to class, whether it is a phone camera, point-and-shoot or SLR.
Instructor: Debra Lawrence,
Date: Thursday, Nov. 29
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Fee: $39

Starting a Photography Business
Want to turn your hobby into cash? In this class, Debra Lawrence, owner of Abundant Moments Photography, discusses how to get your business started including coming up with a name, writing a business plan, deciding what to specialize in, use of social media and the internet, legal issues, partnerships, marketing and much more! Useful for already established businesses as well.
Instructor: Debra Lawrence, Abundant Moments Photography
Date: Thursday, Dec. 6
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Fee: $39


Lightroom Basics

Many photographers, professional and hobbyist alike, use Adobe Lightroom exclusively for their post processing and editing. Topics include adjusting picture color, tone and hue, cropping, spot removal, sharpening and more! There are no prerequisites for this class, and though Photoshop will be referenced, experience in Photoshop is not necessary. You must bring your own laptop with a copy of Lightroom installed. A free trial of Lightroom is available at www.adobe.com.
Instructor: Debra Lawrence
Dates: 2 Wednesdays, Starts Dec. 5
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Fee: $49


RECREATION & CREATIVE EXPRESSION
All work and no play ...


Beginning Guitar Instruction

If you have ever wanted to learn to play guitar, this is your opportunity! We will begin with getting acquainted with the parts of the guitar and learning the names of strings and frets. You will learn basic music skills, but you will not be expected to read music. We will work on drills and scales, chords and rhythms. At the end of the course, you will apply chords to songs, and you may provide a song of your own. This beginning course will provide a foundation for further study of the guitar. Bring your acoustic guitar and prepare to enjoy the experience. Ages 12 & up!
Instructor: Vance Brison
Dates: 8 Wednesdays, Starts Sept. 12
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Fee: $109


Basic Drawing

Are you tired of living on the left side of your brain? Even with no artistic experience, you can develop new skills and a new way of seeing the world. Learn the fundamental concepts in drawing, such as perspective, line and contour drawing and value (light and shadow). This is your opportunity to explore a skill in a non-threatening environment taught by a professional art instructor. Please click here for the supply list.
Instructor: Angela Corbin-Blevins
Dates: 4 Wednesdays, Starts Sept. 19
Time: 6:30-9 p.m.
Fee: $79


Oil and Acrylic Painting

Paint like the artist youve always dreamed of being. Whether a beginner or an advanced painter, you will learn techniques to enrich your painting experience. Youll learn tips about using light source, shadows and glazing that will help you form your own personal style. Enjoy the process and join the fun. Let the artist in you arise! Please click here for the supply list.
Instructor: Julie Skinner
Dates: 4 Tuesdays, Starts Sept. 19
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Fee: $84


Golf

Lets start with the basics! Most of the course will concentrate on swing instructionfrom set-up (grip, alignment and posture) to follow-through. Basic chipping and putting techniques, personal swing analysis, drills and correcting problems will be included. Well offer tips on how to increase your enjoyment of the game. You are responsible for golf balls for the driving range. Clubs are available at no charge.
Instructor: Duane Brandsgaard
Location: Family Golf Park, 1501 NE 40 Hwy., Blue Springs
Dates: 6 Tuesdays, Starts Sept. 4
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
Fee: $84


Skill + Talent = Travel Free!

If youre thinking of retiring, changing careers, or you're a student or anyone who likes the idea of making additional income to support their travel dream and keep their retirement money in the bank, this class is for you. Learn more than 200 ways to travel free or even get paid to travel and have fun, working vacations in the USA and worldwide! Be "location independent" and work anywhere with remote jobs and online work or find volunteer or paid seasonal jobs. Avoid scams, get negotiation tips and learn the top 50 words to know in any language to travel anywhere. Gina Henry will share how she has successfully traveled for a living for the past 25 years using these tips. Book is separate $15 fee, payable to the instructor in class.
Instructor: Gina Henry
Date: Saturday, Oct 7
Time: 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Fee: $39


Time and Money

Ask people what they want more of and they will likely say "more time and more money." But how can these two things fulfill your personal purpose and give more meaning to life? In this class, you'll discover how to use your time and money to fulfill your personal dreams and goals to live a more satisfying life. You will develop and write your life purpose/mission statement and explore ways to give purpose to your time and money. Look at your current habits and decide where changes can be made to better fulfill your dreams. Julie Skinner, founder of Destiny 100 Institute, will show you tips, techniques and tools for change that can help you get from where you are to where you want to be.
Instructor: Julie Skinner
Dates: 2 Mondays, Starts Sept. 24
Time: 6-8:30 p.m.

Fee: $49

 

SPECIAL INTERESTS & LAW
Healthy, wealthy and wise

Purchasing an RV: Roadie Advice 
If youre considering an RV purchase, you probably have a lot of questions. Which one is best for you?  How much should you pay for an RV? Get advice from someone who has camped all of her adult life, beginning with a tent, then a pop-up trailer, a Class B motorhome and now a Class A motorhome. You will learn about different types and brands of RVs, negotiation tactics, inspection points, and take home some resources to help you make your decision. At the end of class, well discuss great spots across North America to take your RV. 
Instructor: Marla Selvidge 
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 9
Time: 6-8 p.m. 
Fee: $24 
 
A Guide to RVing across Alaska 
Are you dreaming of visiting Alaska? Whatever your idea of adventure is, youll find it in Alaska: The Last Frontier! Consider flying to Anchorage and renting a motorhome for a few weeks, or take a cruise along the Inside Passage and rent an RV for another two weeks. One of the best ways to explore the byways of this beautiful state is in an RV. Get acquainted with the best roads to travel and exciting things to see and do. Youll come away with resources to plan your trip and photos to inspire you. Optional book for purchase will be available in class ($10, payable to instructor).  
Instructor: Marla Selvidge 
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 16
Time: 6-8 p.m. 
Fee - $24 
 
Lecturing on Cruise Ships: How to Get Through the Door  
If you enjoy taking cruises and can put together a PowerPoint presentation, you could cruise for free! Learn the process of applying and finding opportunities to lecture about a variety of topics. Discuss types of topics that cruise directors are looking for and strategies to develop your presentation. Your well-traveled instructor will review some delightful cruise ports that you may be interested in visiting. 
Instructor: Marla Selvidge 
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 23
Time: 6-8 p.m. 
Fee: $24 


Basic Estate Planning and Wills

Determine the appropriate estate plan for you. Topics will include: the probate process, beneficiaries, executors and guardians, property titles, powers of attorney and non-probate transfers.
Instructor: Chinnery Law Office
Date: Tuesday, Sept. 25
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Fee: $24


Living Trusts

How much do you know about trusts? Is a living trust right for you? We will discuss avoiding probate, managing your assets during incapacity, providing for beneficiaries, minimizing taxes and more.
Instructor: Chinnery Law Office
Date: Tuesday, Sept. 18
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Fee: $24


Now Youre an Executor!

So, youve been asked to be the executor of someones will, but do you know what that entails? Well explain the duties, obligations and liabilities of an executor. This comprehensive overview of issues includes everything from commencing the probate process through the closing of the estate. This course is designed to address the concerns often experienced when people are faced with this seemingly overwhelming task.
Instructor: Chinnery Law Office
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 2
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Fee: $24


Aging with Dignity: Exploring Long-Term Care

As medical science progresses and Baby Boomers age, there are an increasing number of people who will need long-term care services before they die. This class will cover the intricacies of what Medicare will pay, when Medicaid will pay, when private insurance is appropriate and all the other options people should consider when planning for their own care or the care of an aging family member. Long-term care does NOT have to be a nursing home. Know your choices, learn the costs and be prepared to age with dignity.
Instructor: Stana Martin
Date: Wednesday., Oct. 24
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Fee: $24


ABCs of Medicare Insurance

Master the alphabet soup of Medicare insurance. There are many options from which to choose, but the process can be confusing. If all the letters and acronyms you see have your head spinning, this class is for you. You will learn about the different parts of Medicare, supplement plans and the difference between PPOs and HMOs. No specific plans will be shared; this class is for educational purposes only.
Instructor: Jeff David
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 23
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Fee: $24


Getting Your Foot in the Theater Door

Was theater your first love, but it drifted out of your life over time? Or did you always want to act, but did not have the opportunity? Step on the stage and embrace your love of this dramatic art as an adult. Learn theatrical terms and idioms, the general flow of events in a production, and get information on local community theaters. Youll explore the different jobs in a theater, both on stage and backstage. Learn how to read and understand audition postings and scripts. The instructor will bring in local directors from community theaters to observe mock auditions. No memorizing or preparation needed. Break a leg!
Instructor: Michael Mac Kettner
Dates: 4 Thursdays, Starts Sept. 20
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Fee: $59

Creative Writing: Focus on Short Fiction 
The best writers of fiction bring a story to life, allowing the reader to imagine the world of the story as if he could step through the pages of the book and be a part of that world. Do you have an imaginary world you would like to bring to life in print? In this class you will discover how to use words to create imagery and hold a readers attention to the very end.  
Instructor: Angela Corbin-Blevins  
Dates: 6 Tuesdays, Starts Oct. 9
Time: 6-8:30 p.m.  
Fee: $84   


Chess From Pawn to King 
Students of all levels, from absolute beginner to advanced player, will enjoy learning chess in this challenging and dynamic program. Certified chess instructors will guide you through important rules, chess etiquette, strategy, tactics and more. Research says chess improves students' scores on math, reading, memory and overall intelligence, so take your seat at the table and check your skills! 
Instructor: Kansas City Chess Club  
Dates: 9 Wednesdays, Starts Sept. 12
Time: 6-7 p.m.  

Fee: $140   
(Note: No class Oct. 31)

Traveling with Your Pets 
Share your vacation with your best friend! Whether you're flying, cruising or traveling by rail, and whether you're staying in a hotel or camping in the great outdoors, plan how to travel and stay in an unfamiliar place with your pet. Keep your pet safe and other guests happy with these tips for travel success. 
Instructor: Debra Nickelson 
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 26
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. 
Fee: $24 
 
What Does Your Cat Want You to Know? 
Meows and hisses aren't the only ways your cat gets his point across. Although cats are often thought of as aloof, they show a lot of emotion through facial expression and body language. Learn what those wide pupils and swishing tail are trying to tell you! We'll cover essentials like litter box use and scratching, plus more tips to communicate with Kitty. 
Instructor: Debra Nickelson 
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 17
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. 
Fee: $24 
 
What Does Your Dog Want You to Know? 
Dogs communicate in more than just barks or growls. Get to know what Fido's facial expressions and body language are trying to tell you. Do you get lost in those puppy-dog eyes? Is jumping up as a greeting getting to be a habit? Understand why your dog does things that melt your heart or drive you crazy. We'll cover the essentials like noise phobias and avoiding dog bites, plus more to make life with your furry friend enjoyable for both of you.  
Instructor: Debra Nickelson 
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 24
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. 
Fee: $24 

Technology
Develop technological skills for the workplace

For classes requiring a book purchase, please contact the MCC-Longview campus bookstore at 816.604.2189.)

Introduction to MS-Word 2016
This user-friendly word processing software has gone through many changes since its introduction in the 1980s, but it continues to be widely used in both personal and business settings. In this class, youll learn the basics: menu system, tool bar, and how to create and edit documents. In addition, see how this most recent version of Word allows you to collaborate with others on the same document. Book may be purchased from the MCC-Longview campus bookstore. Prerequisite: Keyboard and mouse skills.
Instructor: Teresa Wedel
Dates: 2 Mondays & 1 Wednesday, Starts Sept. 24
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Fee: $74


Introduction to MS-Office 2016

Learn the most commonly used parts of the Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel and PowerPoint. These three applications are included in even the most basic plans offered by Microsoft. Learn to create, format, enhance, save and print your documents, spreadsheets and presentations using Microsoft Office 2016. Youll learn the basics of the ribbon, the Backstage view and the Quick Access toolbar. Book may be purchased from the MCC-Longview campus bookstore. Prerequisite: Keyboard and mouse skills.
Instructor: Teresa Wedel 
Dates: 2 Mondays & 2 Wednesdays, Starts Sept. 10
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Fee: $84


Introduction to MS-Excel 2016

Do you want to excel at MS-Excel? Join our experienced instructor and learn the basic functions and features of this powerful spreadsheet program. Youll learn the names of all the parts of the Excel window, such as Quick Access Toolbar, ribbon, tab, cell and formula bar. Create a spreadsheet; discover the most commonly-used functions to make powerful calculations; and learn tips, tricks and shortcuts. Whether you want to learn to use Excel for personal or business use, this class will help you master the basics. Book may be purchased from the MCC-Longview campus bookstore. Prerequisite: Basic keyboard /mouse skills.
Instructor: Teresa Wedel
Dates: 2 Mondays & 2 Wednesday, Starts Oct. 15
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Fee: $84


Excel for Business Applications

If you need to learn more in-depth functions of MS-Excel to help you get ahead, join us in this intermediate-level class. Discover how to sort and filter data; insert tables, pivot tables and charts; and perform advanced formulas. Learn various ways to make calculations, analyze your data using advanced features, and get tips and tricks to gain proficiency in this respected spreadsheet program. Start your journey down the path of becoming a power user! Book may be purchased from the MCC-Longview campus bookstore. Prerequisite: Introduction to MS-Excel or Introduction to MS-Office 2016.
Instructor: Teresa Wedel
Dates: 2 Mondays & 1 Wednesday, Starts Nov. 12
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Fee: $74


Windows 10
If you've recently purchased a new computer, there is a good chance it came loaded with Microsoft's updated operating system, Windows 10. There are many differences between this version of Windows and its predecessors, not the least of which is what it looks like to the average computer user. Come explore this new system, which is designed to integrate seamlessly with mobile devices and bring a new level of innovation and security to all users.
Instructor: Teresa Wedel
Date: Monday, Oct. 29
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Fee: $39


The World of Cell Phones: Devices and Plans and Coverage -- Oh, My! 
Confused about the difference between Androids and iPhones? Dont know the difference between 4G and LTE? If salespeople are speaking in alphabet soup and you dont have a clue what they are saying, this class is for you because the world of cell phones can be frustrating! This two-day class is designed to help you understand wireless terminology and then figure out what device, plan, coverage and service provider may be right for you. Please note: Instructor cannot work on students individual phones. 
Instructor: Cat Garrett 
Dates: Tuesday & Thursday, Sept. 11 & 13
Time: 6-8 p.m. 

Fee: $39 
 

Get Results with Email Marketing 
Email is a powerful tool in a marketing plan and delivers significant ROI. You no longer have to print and mail a business newsletter hoping for the best; get your information in front of customers by email, know the results and how to follow up. In this class, youll learn email marketing basics, hands-on software implementation, design layouts, and how to track and measure results. Youll be introduced to software applications Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver, MailChimp and Constant Contact.  
Instructor: Chad McAtee 
Dates: Tuesday & Wednesday,  Sept. 4 & 5
Time: 6-9:30 p.m. 
Fee: $84 
 

Get Social with Your Customers 
Where do your prospective and current customers turn first for information about your business? Social media! If you cant be face-to-face with a customer, get social where you can: on the internet. Make social media an active part of your marketing plan by turning customer conversations regarding brand, products and service into a sustainable competitive advantage. Learn how platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and HootSuite can work for your business. 
Instructor: Chad McAtee 
Dates: Wednesday & Thursday, Oct. 3 & 4
Time: 6-9:30 p.m. 

Fee: $84 
 

Put Your Message in Motion 
Text-based marketing may make up the bulk of most marketing plans, but video is gaining ground quickly. Learn proven, practical guidelines for developing and implementing YouTube video marketing. We'll cover keyword strategies and video optimization. You'll also learn how to create distribution and promotion strategies to other sites and blogs. Use your advertising time wisely and focus on crucial metrics and analysis.  
Instructor: Chad McAtee 
Dates: Wednesday & Thursday, Nov. 7 & 8
Time: 6-9:30 p.m. 

Fee: $84 


Introduction to QuickBooks Online online class
Use this cloud-based accounting program to record income and expenses; enter checks and credit card payments; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; and much more.
New sessions start monthly
Fee - $115
Enroll at www.ed2go.com/lvcommed


Introduction to Microsoft Project 2016 online class
Use this popular project management software to plan, implement, and control projects, track costs and resources, and generate reports using Gantt Chart and Calendar views.
New sessions start monthly
Fee - $129
Enroll at www.ed2go.com/lvcommed


Keyboarding online class
If you want to learn touch-typing or improve your existing typing skills, this is the perfect course for you! Using the Keyboarding Pro 5 program, a typing tutorial designed for personal computers, you'll learn how to type text you read from a printed page or a computer screen without looking at your keyboard.
New sessions start monthly
Fee - $99
Enroll at www.ed2go.com/lvcommed

 

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