Register today for these upcoming classes at ICC Polk Center in Columbus

Published 10:43 pm Wednesday, July 10, 2013

July classes are now open for registration at Isothermal Community College’s Polk Campus. The following classes will be held this month:

Integrating Livestock into Your Farm, Instructor: Kirk Wilson. Assists novices and old salts in introducing animal species onto the farm in a sustainable and profitable way. Attention given to marketing and value-added sales. Mondays: July 15 – Sept. 2, 6 – 8 p.m.

Computer Basics, Instructor: Alicia Knighten. Are you new to using computers? You’ll learn how your operating system works, keyboarding basics, Windows tips and how to use the Internet/email. Wednesdays, July 17 – Sept. 4, 10 a.m. – noon.

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Email Explained (Email 101), Instructor: Alicia Knighten. You can send messages to anyone with access to the web. Learn how to send/receive safe & virus-free email, how to attach files like photographs, music and videos and how to create contacts. Wednesday, July 17, 1 – 3 p.m.

I Hate My Computer Because…., Instructor: Alicia Knighten. This course gives frustrated computer users a place to ask questions about specific computer issues. Common problems will be addressed and resources for repair will be provided. Thursday: July 18, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.

The Mobile Professional – Working without a Desk, Instructor: Alicia Knighten- Save time and increase productivity by learning how to work on the go using your notebook, tablet or phone. Great course for real estate professionals, salespeople and customer reps. Thursday, July 18, 5-9 p.m.

Social Media & Marketing Basics for Music Professionals, Instructor: Alicia Knighten. Discover how to get the word out & develop a following using today’s social media. You’ll explore the many options available for musicians & how to use them in a practical way. Topics include social media, email list development and mobile marketing. Thursday, July 25, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Open Mosaic, Instructor Dot Pearce. Learn the simple skills of creating mosaics even if you’ve never worked with glass. Thursdays, Aug. 1 – 15, 9 a.m.-noon.

Spanish for Beginners IV, Instructor: Doug Morris- This course is the fourth eight-week session of “Spanish for Beginners”. This session will emphasize grammar and speaking in the past tense. Mondays, Aug. 5 – Sept. 30, 10 a.m.-noon Open Stained Glass, Instructor Dot Pearce. Tuesdays, Aug. 6-27, 9 a.m.-noon.

Photoshop Elements III, Instructor Carolyn Michel. This is a project-based class geared to the student already using Photoshop Elements who would like to move on to more advanced techniques. Must have completed Photoshop Elements I and II or equivalent. Wednesdays, Aug. 7 – Sept. 11, 9 a.m. – noon

A Guided Walk in Paris: Exploring American Revolution History, Instructor Mary Jo Padgett. A PowerPoint walking guide throughout Paris to places connected to the American Revolution and French involvement. The course will enrich your next visit to Paris and refresh your American history. Wednesday, Aug. 14 -28, 1 – 3 p.m.

Intermediate Drawing, Instructor Don Blackwell. Challenge the myth that “you must have talent to draw.” Discover different types of media and be ready to move on to the next level with pen and ink and multimedia drawing. Beginning drawing or equivalent required. Wed: Aug. 28 – Oct. 16, 9 a.m.-noon

Advanced Wood Carving, Instructor Don Blackwell. Wednesdays, Aug. 28 – Oct. 16, 1 – 4 p.m. Beginning Wood Carving, Instructor Don Blackwell will teach you how to release the “Wood Spirit” from the wood in step-bystep instructions. Thursdays, Aug. 29 – Oct. 17, 9 a.m.- noon

Open Studio, Instructor Don Blackwell shares techniques and guides students on any projects they are currently working on. Friday: Aug. 30 – Oct. 18, 9 a.m.- noon or 1 – 4 p.m.

– article submitted by Kate Barkschat