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Create & Deliver Online Zoom Courses
with Boomer TECH, Maranacook Adult Education
This course is a step-by-step guide using the Zoom platform to design an online course. It is packed with easy-to-follow videos that explain and demonstrate how to use Zoom and appropriate instructional tips to build an engaging online course in any subject. You will learn everything you need to know about Zoom—getting set up with Zoom, settings, security, instructional strategies, building community, Zoom tips for instructors and students, and much more. In addition to the step-by-step instructions for the 11 primary videos we provide several other resources— videos and articles—that will help you solve any questions you have about building your online course.
Begins: Upon registration. Avaible through June 30, 2021
Location: Online - You view class at your convenience! The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email.
A Maine based company, BTA has worked with Boomers (and Seniors) since 2014 providing face-to-face and virtual consulting, online courses, workshops, and many FREE resources, both print and video.
Be a Hero: Become a Foster Parent via Zoom Messalonskee W21
with Kasey McDonough, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education
This one-session course will cover issues relevant to becoming a foster parent in Maine. Policies and procedures that apply to foster and adoptive parent licensing, and how to access available resources and supports will be covered. Once you have completed the session, you will be asked to answer ten questions. When you have finished answering correctly, you may request an application for licensure. The session is available in two formats and is open to Maine residents over the age of 21. The first option is to join a group “at home Watch Party on Zoom,” which is followed by a question and answer period. This happens on the third Wednesday of each month from 6:30-8:00 p.m. The second option gives you the opportunity to watch a video at your convenience via an emailed web link. Limit 25 students.
Color Theory for Web Designers
with Self-Paced Online, York Adult Education
Color plays an important role in visual communication, especially when designing websites. For web designers, understanding color theory is a key to creating a color palette for UI/UX projects. This self-paced course will teach you the fundamentals of color theory and how to apply this framework to your web design practice.
Self-Paced Online, Start Anytime, $79
Private Piano Lessons
with Susan Frank, York Adult Education
Have you always wanted to learn how to play the piano? Would you like to play a few of your favorite songs? Take these private half hour lessons each week and learn the basics of piano, how to play chords, the grand staff and the rudiments of reading notation! You pick the day and time.
Register online and then Susan will contact you to set up a time for your lessons.
M/T/W/Th, 3 - 6 PM, Mar 1, $120/month
Drawing for the Absolute Beginner
with Chad Walker, York Adult Education
Gain a solid foundation in the basics of drawing to become the artist you’ve always wanted to be. This course will help you become familiar with paper type, drawing styles, techniques, and basic principles of perspective, layout and design. Self-Paced Online,
Start Dates: Mar 17, Apr 14, May 12
Support through Meditation
with Tia Mandrozos, York Adult Education
Learn to be resilient in times of challenge and uncertainty. This class will help you get through these difficult times by learning various meditative techniques as coping tools in reducing anxiety, stress and/or depression associated with the pandemic.
Wednesdays, 7 - 8 PM, 6 weeks, Mar 8 - June 4, $69
Firearms Hunter Safety - Session Two
with Russell Corson, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education
This course is being taught by a trained, certified volunteer instructor according to statewide standards. This course combines 7.5 hours of classroom instruction with some required independent study at home between the first and second class.
Student must demonstrate to the instructor that they can safely handle a firearm, participate in activities, bring in a survival kit with appropriate contents, and pass a 50-question test with a grade of 70% or higher.
Note: While on the school campus, class participants must wear a two-layer mask that covers the mouth and nose at all times and six-foot social distancing must be maintained.