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Drawing for the Absolute Beginner
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Drawing for the Absolute Beginner

$115

with Chad Walker, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2023

If you've always been interested in drawing but don't really know how to get started, then this is the course for you. Gain a solid foundation and understanding of the basics of drawing and become the artist you've always dreamed you could be! You'll become intimately familiar with paper types, drawing styles, rendering techniques, and the basic principles of perspective, layout, design, lighting, volume, and space. If you have an interest in learning what it's like to draw or would love to increase your current knowledge in the field of art and illustrating, then this course aims to fulfill all of your needs.

Session Start Dates:

Aug 16 | Sep 13 | Oct 18 | Nov 15

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English Language Tutoring

Free

with Teaching Volunteers, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2023

Want to privately improve your English speaking? We can pair you up with a qualified volunteer to help you improve your skills. Students must make a registration appointment by calling 207.363.7922 or emailing scola@yorkschools.org.  

By Appointment. 

Will run

Explore a Career as a Paralegal
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Explore a Career as a Paralegal

$129

with Sam Germana, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2023

Careers in the legal field often require many years of training, but paralegals can enter the job market quickly. What's more, paralegals earn good salaries and have many opportunities for advancement. In fact, a skilled paralegal can do almost all the jobs a lawyer does. In this course, you will discover what paralegals do and find out what you will need to know in order to begin your own paralegal career. You will start by getting an excellent grounding in legal terminology, contract law, and the tort system. Next, you will learn how to perform legal analysis, conduct interviews and investigations, write legal briefs, and prepare for appeals. Finally, you will get tips on internships and job-hunting. By the time you're finished, you will know if becoming a paralegal is the right career choice for you.

Session Start Dates:

Aug 16 | Sep 13 | Oct 18 | Nov 15

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Fantastic Photo Finishes - Organize & Edit Images with Your iPhone/iPad Photo App - BoomerTECH Adventures

$50

with BoomerTECH Adventures, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2023

Open Enrollment.  ONLINE ONLY.  Work at your own pace.

Most of us take hundreds of photos that languish on our iPhone/iPad or in the cloud.  Knowing how to edit images and organize your photos on your iPhone and iPad is essential.  Other areas of study include using the tabs in the Photos app - the "For You" tab (ready-made slide shows), creating, using, and sharing albums, and the very useful search function.

Grammar and Writing Skills for the Health Professional (Self-Paced Tutorial)
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Grammar and Writing Skills for the Health Professional (Self-Paced Tutorial)

$215

with ed2go.com/yace ., York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2023

Communication skills are crucial in the health care profession. From emails to reporting, correct grammar usage and writing techniques are important aspects of professional success. Whether you're an entry-level health care professional or an industry veteran, this course will help you sharpen or maintain your communication skills.

This course focuses on correct grammar usage within the health care profession. Packed with real life applications, you will review the entire writing process, emphasizing the importance of quality writing. By course completion, you will be able to confidently write medical reports, correspondences, emails, progress notes, charting, research, and other professional documentation one would encounter in the healthcare environment.

Session Start Dates: Start Anytime

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Helping Elderly Parents
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Helping Elderly Parents

$125

with Steve Alcorn, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2023

Are your parents in their golden years? Learning how to help parents or other loved ones through their transition can prepare you for your own. This compassionate and comprehensive class will give you the tools, techniques, and insights for this passage.

Growing older is a part of life. Some aspects are joyful, some bittersweet, some frustrating, some frightening. You will learn what to expect, what to watch for, how to deal with physical and emotional challenges, and where to find resources to help. You'll understand the impact of retirement, learn how to choose a nursing home, and be prepared to deal with death. You'll learn about financial and legal considerations, health issues, and family interpersonal relationships. You'll be introduced to special communication skills, observation methods, and coping mechanisms to ease the burden for everyone involved. You'll learn to handle most of the challenges you will face while coming to appreciate and cherish the privilege of the journey.

Session Start Dates: Aug 16 | Sep 13 | Oct 18

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Hidden Gems Lurking on Your iPhone & iPad - BoomerTECH Adventures

$50

with Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2023

Open Enrollment.  ONLINE ONLY.  Work at your own pace.

Did you know...your iPhone tracks your movements? The keyboard has hidden keys? You can write and draw on your photographs. You can calculate in your search window. Our iPhones/iPads have many time-saving features that allow you to be creative, efficient, and have fun. These “hidden gems” will show you how to learn the advanced features of your iPhone and iPad.

 

How to Get Started in Game Development
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How to Get Started in Game Development

$129

with Chad Walker, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2023

There has never been a better time to start a career in the game development industry. Games can be found on computers, the web, gaming consoles, and virtually every mobile tablet and phone. Industry forecasts indicate that gaming will be worth close to $100 billion dollars in the next two years. Talented, creative, and enthusiastic people are in great demand in this industry. Whether you want to start your own independent game project in your basement or work with a small creative team or for a large game development studio, this course will prepare you to start developing your own games.

You will start by learning the fundamentals of game development and get and overview of game genres, platforms, and audiences. Next, you will learn tools and techniques to help you make better design decisions and achieve greater efficiencies as you develop your own games. You will learn why many games fail and how to ensure your games are positioned for success. During the course, you will gain hands-on experience in many of the game development processes. By the end of the course, you will have the experience and confidence to start developing your own games.

Session Start Dates: Aug 16 | Sep 13 | Oct 18 | Nov 15

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