BULLETIN FALL COMMUNITY EDUCATION - MiraCosta College

 
BULLETIN FALL COMMUNITY EDUCATION - MiraCosta College
BULLETIN

                                                              2021
                            COMMUNITY EDUCATION
                            FALL          tci.miracosta.edu

GATHER
     Enrichment   •   Career & Professional Development

     SUCCEED
REVIVE

     In-Person & Online Classes   •   Workforce Training
BULLETIN FALL COMMUNITY EDUCATION - MiraCosta College
Unmanned System (ROV/Drone)
                            Engineering Technician

                                                                       Operator Technician
         We are glorious!
    MiraCosta Technology Career Institute is a 2021 and 2022
          Center of Excellence for Domestic Maritime
        Workforce Training and Education (CoE) designee!
Enroll now! For more information, 760.795.6820 | tci.miracosta.edu
                            Biomedical Equipment Technician

                                                                     BrewTech
                                                                     Machinist Technology
                            Welding
BULLETIN FALL COMMUNITY EDUCATION - MiraCosta College
ENRICHMENT
                                 CONTENTS
                           WORKSHOPS, CLASSES & EXCURSIONS
        In this bulletin you will find a variety of enrichment and workforce training courses.
        All of these courses are affordable, fee-based, not-for-credit offerings that are not
        supported by any state or local taxes. Your enrollment fees keep this program going.

 5 REGISTRATION & PARKING
		INFORMATION                                                        29 WORKFORCE TRAINING ONLINE
       6 	COMMUNITY EDUCATION                                   29		Online Electronics/Robotics–George Brown
          REGISTRATION FORM                                   				 Automation Technician
                                                              				      Electronics Technician
 7–25 ENRICHMENT                                              				      Electromechanical Technician
                                                              				      Robotics Technician
                                                              				      Programmable Logic Controllers
   7– 9 Art                                                   				 (PLC) Technician
 10–11 Crafts                                                 				      Programmable Logic Controllers II
 12–13 Computer                                               				 (PLC) Technician
    14 Driver Education & Training
    15 		English Language Institute
    16 Fitness & Health                                        30–43 WORKFORCE TRAINING
 17–18 Food & Wine
    19 Home & Garden                                          		     See detail content list on page 30
 19–21 Language & Literature                                     30 Registration and Refund policy
    22 Performing Arts                                           31 Free Information Sessions
    23 Personal Finance & Workshops                           32–33 Certificate Programs
    24 Photography                                               34 Biomedical Equipment Technician Program
    25 Recreation                                                35 BrewTech Program
                                                                 36 Engineering Technician Program
26–28 CAREER & PROFESSIONAL                                      37 Machinist Technology Program
		DEVELOPMENT                                                    39 Solar PV Program
                                                                 39 Scuba Diving Instructor Program
      26 Notary
                                                                 40	Unmanned Systems (ROV/Drone) Operator
      27 Loan Signing Agent                                          Technician Program
      27	Business Writing Fundamentals                          40 Welding Program
      27 DMV Auto Wholesale Livestream                           41 Massage Therapy
      27	Start Your Own Home-Based Food Business                41 Phlebotomy Technician Program
          Catering and More Livestream
                                                                 42 Veterinary Assistant Program
      28 Start a Profitable Home-Based Business
                                                                 42 Child Visitation Monitor
      28 Be a Schedulemaster
                                                                 43 Real Estate License Program
      28 Human Resources Certificate Program
                                                                  44–45 LOCATIONS AND MAPS
                                                                      46 INDEX

  Note from the Executive Director:
  As you can see from the robust selection of livestream, interactive and in-person programs
  offered in this fall bulletin, TCI staff are committed to your growth, enrichment and personal
  development. It is our sincere hope that you can take advantage of our many fall classes to
  uplift your spirit and/or upskill your resume. We will keep your safety and comfort foremost as
  we provide web-based, livestream, in-person and hybrid courses for your pleasure.
  Sincerely,
  Linda Kurokawa

  MiraCosta College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association
  of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, 415.506.0234, an institutional accrediting
  body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional
  information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at:
  accjc.org. The college is also approved by the California Department of Education for the training of veterans under
  the provisions of the GI Bill® of Regulations.

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Your learning options
Face-to-face
• Scheduled in-person time in class
• Vaccination is required for in-person classes
   (exception for medical or religious reasons)

                                                Online
                                                • All coursework done online
                                                • No scheduled class meetings, allowing you to learn
                                                   at your convenience
                                                • Interact with instructor and classmates on our own time
                                                • Learning activities and assignments must be submitted
                                                   by due dates

Hybrid
• Part online without a set time to attend, part
   scheduled class time
• Scheduled class time will be
   face-to-face on campus
• Primarily for lab science, physical education
   and occupational classes

                                                Livestream
                                                • Sessions meet online at specific days and times
                                                • Interact live with instructor and classmates in a
                                                   virtual environment
                                                • Online assignments with due dates to be completed
                                                   outside of class session
                                                • Continue class experiences like lectures and small
                                                   group work

               In order to be on the Oceanside Campus, each student
                      will need to show proof of Covid vaccine.
    Board Policy 5210: Communicable Disease
    The MiraCosta Community College District is committed to providing a safe and healthy campus.
    The district shall establish administrative procedures necessary to assure cooperation with local
    public health officials in measures necessary for the prevention and control of communicable
    diseases. SARS-CoV-2 and the disease it causes, COVID-19, is a global pandemic and has resulted in
    widespread illness and death worldwide, in the United States, and in California. In furtherance of this
    commitment, the district shall establish administrative procedures regarding COVID-19 vaccination
    to mitigate the risks surrounding exposure to COVID-19. These administrative procedures will require
    that all students who are on district premises for any face-to-face instructional and student support
    activities (e.g., office hours, classes, library, tutoring, etc.) have been fully vaccinated against
    COVID-19. The district will accept any COVID-19 vaccine that has been Food and Drug Administration
    (FDA) Emergency Use Authorized (EUA) and/or has been approved by the World Health Organization
    ( WHO). Exemptions from these vaccine requirements are specified in AP 5210.

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REGISTRATION

                                     HOW TO REGISTER
 1 Internet Registration — Go to miracosta.augusoft.net to register online.
 2 By Phone: 760.795.6820— Please have your Visa, MasterCard or Discover card in
   hand and your registration information ready when you call.
 3 In Person— Community Education & Workforce Development Office, MiraCosta
   College Technology Career Institute, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011.
   Hours: 9 AM–5 PM, Monday –Friday.
 4 By Mail — Complete the registration form on the next page using a separate form
    for each person (forms may be duplicated). Visa, MasterCard, Discover card or check
    (payable to MiraCosta College) can be used to pay registration fees. Mail checks and
    completed registration form(s) to: Community Education & Workforce Development,
    MiraCosta College Technology Career Institute, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad,
    CA 92011.
 5 Covid-19 Safety Protocols: Current Covid-19 protocols will be emailed to students
    taking in person classes if applicable or warranted prior to the start of class.
Remember to mark your calendar with class date, time and location. Please include your email address
on your registration form to receive an email confirmation of your enrollment.

                                PARKING INFORMATION
Parking permits normally required at MiraCosta College campuses in Oceanside, San Elijo
and the Community Learning Center have been waived for fall 2021 semester in student
parking lots ONLY. College police will be enforcing parking requirements in staff parking lots
or spots, and disabled parking spaces. Parking is always free at the Technology Career Institute.
The San Elijo Campus of MiraCosta College is closed due to extensive remodeling and other
construction projects. It is scheduled to reopen just in time for the spring 2022 semester.

                           REFUND AND TRANSFER POLICY
Check refunds may take 4–6 weeks to process.
Class/Workshop Refund Policy: Refunds will be made up to three business days prior to the
class start date. No refunds will be given once a class has started. A $15 cancellation fee will be
retained for each refund. A full refund will be given if a class is cancelled due to low enrollment.
Unused attendance is not transferable to another class session.
Excursion Refund Policy: Refunds will be made up to five business days before the
excursion only if the excursion is full and someone on the waiting list is available to take
your place. There will be a $25 cancellation fee if a replacement can be found.
Workforce Training Refund Policy: Refunds will be made up to five business days,
depending on course, prior to the class start date. A $75 cancellation fee for work skills
programs will be retained for each refund. A full refund will be given if a class is cancelled
due to low enrollment. Unused attendance is not transferable to another class session.
Class/Workshop Transfer Policy: Transfers will be approved up to three business days
prior to the class start date. Students must receive a verbal approval from Community
Education before a transfer can be made.

        For more information, email us at: CommEd@miracosta.edu

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Job Training, Workshops, Classes and Excursions
All of these offerings are affordable, fee-based and not-for-credit offerings.
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MAIL TO:                                 YOU WILL RECEIVE AN EMAIL
Community Education                      CONFIRMING YOUR ENROLLMENT.
& Workforce Development
                                         Have questions? Call 760.795.6820.
MiraCosta College                        Parking permits are not needed
Technology Career Institute              fall 2021
2075 Las Palmas Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92011

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Register by phone or online at miracosta.augusoft.net 24 hours a day with your
credit card (or complete this registration form if you prefer):

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MiraCosta College reserves the right to change class location, schedules, fees and instructors when necessary.
Please, no tape recording during classes without prior permission from the instructor. MiraCosta College is pleased
to welcome and admit students 18 years of age and over. Students under 18 will be permitted to attend classes
only with prior consent of the instructor and staff member. MiraCosta College shall provide access to educational
programs and employment practices, and shall not discriminate based on accent, age, ancestry, citizenship status,
color, disability, economic status, ethnic group identification, gender, sex, marital status, medical condition, national
origin, parental status, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

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ART                                                        ENRICHMENT

                                                               Watercolor—Beginning and Again
                                                               All experience levels welcome,
                                                               especially the enthusiastic beginner!
A                                                              Join in the fun for a fresh start at creative
                                                               picture making in watercolor. The keys
                                                               to watercolor success are awareness of
                                                               moisture content and timing. Common
                                                               watercolor supplies include: water, colors,
                                                               paper, brush and YOU! Professional tips
                                                               will aid all learners as we mix and match
                                                               colors, suggest the three textures, explore
                                                               four watercolor methods and create
                                                               effective shapes needed in landscape
     Drew Bandish
                                                               subjects, faces, flowers, even abstracts.
                                                               This is an ideal companion course towards
    Drawing for Pleasure                                       future study in painting classes with Drew
    All experience levels welcome,                             Bandish and other art instructors.
    especially the enthusiastic beginner!                      Supplies: A $3 materials fee will be collected in
    With imagination, observation plus a three                 class. A supplies list will be sent prior to the start
    part symbol-making formula, YOU can                        of class.
    depict landscapes, objects, animals and                    Drew Bandish / $169 Early Bird Special $159
    figures. Explore freehand and grid-assisted                (Register BEFORE 10/16 for this rate)
    methods to gain accurate proportions                       TCI, SBDC Training Room
    and to triangulate key points in realistic
                                                               7 Sat, 10/23–12/18, 9 AM–12 PM
    drawings. Learn 3D shading logic and
                                                               No class on 11/13 & 11/27.
    how to suggest the three textures. Try
    some decorative nonobjective projects as
    well! This is an ideal companion course to
    future study in painting classes with Drew
    Bandish and other instructors. Common
    drawing supplies include: paper, pencils,
    erasers and colored pencils.
    Supplies: A $3 materials fee will be collected in
    class. A supplies list will be sent prior to the start
    of class.
    Drew Bandish / $139 Early Bird Special $135
    (Register BEFORE 9/11 for this rate)
    TCI, SBDC Training Room
    5 Sat, 9/18–10/16, 9 AM–12 PM.                              Drew Bandish

    Watercolor and Mixed Media Techniques
    For older adults. Are you looking for a way to reduce stress and have a relaxing and
    creative experience in a supportive group while exploring your artistic creativity?
    Join us as we create lasting and beautiful works of art with confidence. Learn extremely
    fun and easy techniques to achieve quality
    results. We will combine traditional
    and non-traditional watercolor techniques
    and concepts with demonstration and
    personal guidance.
    Supplies: A supplies list will be included with your
    student confirmation upon registration. Supplies are
    kept to a minimum.
    Denise McMurtrie / $89
    La Colonia Park, Conference Room
    7 Tues, 9/7–10/19, 1:30–3:30 PM
    7 Tues, 10/26–12/14, 1:30–3:30 PM
    No class on 11/23.

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     ART

        Fun and Whimsical
    Watercolor
    The time is right to paint scenes that
    make you smile. How about painting pigs
    that fly, purple cows, llamas in pajamas,
    people riding unicycles and hippo's
    surfing, not to forget, dancing dogs and
    humans with birthday cake hats? It has
    been a rough year, so in this class, let
                                                                                                     Barbara Roth
    former children's book illustrator, Barbara
    Roth, teach you to paint whimsically.
    Supplies: A supplies list will be emailed by the        Develop the Habit of Watercolor
    instructor prior to the start of the class.             Practice Painting
    Barbara Roth/$129 Early Bird Special $115               All experience levels welcome.
    (Register BEFORE 9/21 for this rate)                    Painting on the pages of a sketchbook is
    Fletcher Cove Community Center                          a low-stress way to improve your painting
    4 Tues, 9/28–10/19, 9 AM–12 PM                          skills and develop the habit of painting
                                                            on a regular basis. In this class, you'll
                                                            practice painting a variety of subjects
                                                            in your sketchbook. You will learn about
                                                            fixing mistakes, mixing color, drawing,
                                                            composition, creative thinking, adding
                                                            dimension with values and more.
                                                            Supplies: A $3 materials fee will be collected
                                                            in class for handouts. A supplies list will be sent prior
                                                            to the start of class.
                                                            Barbara Roth/$129 Early Bird Special $115
                                                            (Register BEFORE 9/21 for this rate)
                                                            La Colonia Park, Main Room
      Barbara Roth
                                                            4 Thurs, 9/30–10/21, 9 AM–12 PM

    Oil Painting for Pleasure at                                The Art of the Sketch and
    Fletcher Cove                                           Keeping a Sketchbook
    This is a class for new or experienced                  Having a sketchbook is so very important
    students with established drawing skills.               to an artist. Not having one is like thinking
    The goal is to better understand value,                 you can write a book without a first draft.
    shape and color, and how to use them                    This class will be filled with exercises
    to create a harmonious painting. The                    designed to teach students how to
    class emphasis changes each semester,                   harness the power of a sketchbook,
    so there is continual learning of new                   encourage progress through failure, plan
    skills. There will be a mix of painting                 a final piece using
    with the class on a project and working                 a sketchbook
    independently. By the end of this course,               and use the
    you will have some finished paintings to                world, locally
    proudly display in your home! Build the                 and at large,
    foundation you need to create great                     as inspiration.
    works of art.                                           Eventually a
    Supplies: A $5 materials fee will be collected in       sketchbook can
    class. A supplies list will be sent by the instructor   become a piece
    prior to the start of class.                            of art in its
    Anne Benkendorf / $165                                  own right.
    Fletcher Cove Community Center                          Supplies: A supplies list will be emailed by the
    6 Thurs, 9/23–11/4, 9 AM–12 PM. No class on 10/7.       instructor prior to the start of the class.
                                                            Amanda Para-Settles/$165 Early Bird Special $149
                                                            (Register BEFORE 10/20 for this rate)
                                                            Fletcher Cove Community Center
                                                            6 Wed, 10/27–12/8, 1–4 PM. No class on 11/24.

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ART

Painting at the Beach in                                   Portrait Painting by
Fletcher Cove                                         the Beach
All experience levels welcome.                          Learn how to capture the most essential
Paint in oil or acrylic. Class includes                 qualities of a portrait. This class welcomes
discussion, demonstrations                                        all levels of painters as we explore
and instruction. Topics covered                                   painting portraits at our beautiful
include color mixing, brushstroke
                                               SAVE!
                                                                  beach location. Paint in oil or
technique, values, perspective                                    acrylic. Class includes lecture,
and composition. Each class                 Take advantage demonstrations and exercises.
ends with a critique designed               of the Early Bird We will emphasize proportion,
to help evaluate how students                   Specials.         perspective, value, and color
are progressing in a friendly,               Applies to select    theory specifically related to skin
nurturing atmosphere. Enjoy the                  courses.         tones. Learn the skill of painting
ocean views and paint outside if             Check each class     portraits from life as well as from
you like!                                       for pricing.
                                                                  reference. Enjoy the serene views
Supplies: A supplies list will be emailed                         and ocean breeze while we
by the instructor prior to the start of class.          create the human form!
Amanda Para-Settles / $169 Early Bird Special $165    Supplies: A supplies list will be emailed by the
(Register BEFORE 9/1 for this rate)                   instructor prior to the start of the class.
Fletcher Cove Community Center                        Amanda Para-Settles/$169 Early Bird Special $165
6 Wed, 9/8–10/13, 9 AM–12 PM                          (Register BEFORE 10/20 for this rate)
                                                      Fletcher Cove Community Center
                                                      6 Wed, 10/27–12/8, 9 AM–12 PM. No class on 11/24.
    Beyond Bob–Creating
Dynamic Landscape Painting
Bob Ross introduced many people
to the joys of painting landscapes.
This class will take students beyond
just creating a nature scene to the
excitement of creating a dynamic
piece of art. The focus of the class will
be learning how to improve landscape
painting by using color theory and
atmospheric perspective. We will study
other landscape artists to decipher what
makes their work so engaging and lively.
Students will learn how to make the most
out of painting from life at the beach and             Amanda Para-Settles
from reference material.
Supplies: A supplies list will be emailed by the
instructor prior to the start of the class.                   Painting for Beginners
Amanda Para-Settles/$169 Early Bird Special $165      Oftentimes, people tend to feel
(Register BEFORE 9/1 for this rate)
                                                      intimidated and self-conscious by their
Fletcher Cove Community Center                        ability to create art. This class is a safe
6 Wed, 9/8–10/13, 1–4 PM                              space for beginners and hobbyist to pick
                                                      up painting techniques, while learning
                                                      the basics such as: types of brushes and
                                                      paint, mediums, how to make canvases,
                                                      tools (different types of palettes, mahl
                                                      sticks, etc.) Anyone can have fun
                                                      creating art with the right foundation
                                                      of knowledge.
                                                      Supplies: A supplies list will be emailed by the
                                                      instructor prior to the start of the class.
                                                      Amanda Para-Settles/$165 Early Bird Special $149
                                                      (Register BEFORE 9/11 for this rate)
                                                      Oceanside Campus, Room 2272
                             Amanda Para-Settles
                                                      6 Sat, 9/18–10/30, 9 AM–12 PM. No class on 10/23.

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     CRAFTS

     Stained Glass for Beginners                                     Functional Mosaic
     Create your own beautiful stained glass                   for the Home
     art pieces and windows! Learn the art                     In this fun, relaxed
     of stained glass from a master cutter,                    class, we will
     right in a stained glass studio. In this                  explore mosaic
     comprehensive workshop, you will gain                     design, methods
     the basics of design and assembly, as well                and techniques to
     as the use of the tools needed to develop                 create artwork with
     beautiful stained glass artwork. By the end               function, such as
     of the workshop, you will have created as                 a mosaic frame, a
     many as three projects suitable for display               hanging key holder
     or sale (depending on your speed                          or leash holder, chalk board or memo
     and ability).                                             board and a trinket box. The students
     Note: Studio has been rearranged so that students         will help each other brainstorm ideas. All
     can safely learn. There will be hand sanitizer provided   levels welcome, whether you consider
     on each table and in the bathroom.                        yourself an artist or not. More advanced
     Supplies: A $45 per-project materials fee for glass,      students may choose to do their own
     solder, lead and copper will be collected in class.       project with individual guidance from the
     On-site sales of tools available.                         instructor and class participation.
     Don Myers / $129                                          Supplies: A $50 materials fee will be collected in
     Don Myers Stained Glass                                   class. Most materials and use of tools supplied.
     1025 S. Coast Highway, Oceanside                          Cathy Sparks / $169 / Early Bird Special $159
     3 Sat, 10/2–10/16, 11 AM–2 PM                             (Register BEFORE 9/11 for this rate)
                                                               Oceanside Campus, Room 4526
                                                               7 Sat, 9/18–10/30, 10 AM–1 PM

              Holiday Makeup Tips and Tricks
     Let’s get Glammed Up for the Holidays! This class is suitable for ALL ages. Learn the art
     of proper contouring, how to pick the perfect eyeshadow and night vs day makeup
     palettes. We will discuss the science of skincare, how to achieve a flawless foundation
     base, what colors are best according your skin tone, shaping the perfect eye brow and
     much more! You will leave this class with a new found knowledge that will keep you
     looking spectacular year around.
     Supplies: Please bring a mirror and your own brushes to class. A supplies list will be emailed by the instructor
     prior to the start of the class.
     Amanda Para-Settles/$55 Early Bird Special $49 (Register BEFORE 10/19 for this rate)
     Fletcher Cove Community Center
     3 Tues, 10/26–11/16, 9–11 AM. No class on 11/9.

     Clothing Alterations                                      Clothing Reproduction
     All experience levels are welcome.                        All experience levels are welcome.
     Learn the fundamentals of fitting, styling,               The instructor will show you how to
     re-styling and repairs. Please bring one or               reproduce garments you love using
     more garments to class that will be fitted                easy practical techniques and with
     by the instructor. After this class, you will             quality fabrics at a fraction of the cost of
     be able to make better choices when                       store bought apparel. Please bring your
     purchasing garments based on personal                     favorite garments to class. You will receive
     style, fit and body type.                                 instruction on making patterns and
                                                               sewing the garments.
     Supplies: Sewing machines are not required for
     this class nor are they available for use. Bring a        Supplies: Sewing machines are not required for
     sack lunch. A supplies list will be included with your    this class nor are they available for use. Bring a
     student confirmation.                                     sack lunch. A supplies list will be included with your
     Angela Fesi-Pouliot / $135 / Early Bird Special $129      student confirmation upon registration.
     (Register BEFORE 9/4 for this rate)                       Angela Fesi-Pouliot / $135 / Early Bird Special $129
     Oceanside Campus, Room 4529                               (Register BEFORE 10/2 for this rate)
     4 Sat, 9/11–10/2, 10 AM–3 PM                              Oceanside Campus, Room 4529
                                                               4 Sat, 10/9–10/30, 10 AM–3 PM

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CRAFTS

Knitting Basics and Beyond
All experience levels are welcome. Learn the timeless art of
knitting while unlocking your creativity in this no-stress class.
Taught by a certified knitting instructor, each session will be
divided into two parts. First, we will explore topics through
lecture and hands-on practice. Then, knitters will have time
to work on their own projects, consult with the instructor
on specific issues and share in the relaxing experience of
knitting as a part of a community.
Supplies: A $3 materials fee will be collected in class for lesson handouts.
A supplies list will be sent by the instructor prior to the start of class.
Karen des Jardins / $125 Early Bird Special $115 (Register BEFORE 9/14 for this rate)
Oceanside Campus, Room 3101
6 Tues (every other Tues), 9/21–11/30, 6–8:30 PM

Upholstery–All Levels                                     Upholstery and Wood Restoration
This class is suitable for beginner students,             —Furniture Re-Imagined
the DIYer, advanced students and those                    All experience levels are welcome.
already in the field. Classes will focus                  Inspired by a popular DIY show, Furniture
on styling, identifying different types of                Re-Imagined is a class that explores
fabrics and furniture styles and furniture                different finishes, upholstery fabrics and
building techniques and construction.                     the repurposing of traditional furniture.
Beginner students will learn basic                        Bring your chairs, small dressers, side
fundamentals, techniques, terminology                     tables and headboards. Topics include:
and how to plan and executive a project.                     • How to prep wood
Advanced students will build on their
                                                             • Painting furniture
intermediate knowledge, while learning
additional, more difficult techniques.                       • Antiquing and distressing
Both beginner and advanced students                          • Re-styling
will gain a working knowledge of wood                        • Fabrics
finishes and minor wood restoration.                      Note: Please bring binder, paper for notes and your
Those students already in the field will be               class project. Resources for your supplies will be
adding to their current portfolio, as well                given (no sofas or large items please).
as editing its content as skills improve.                 Supplies: A $20 materials fee will be collected
Upholstery of sofas and large items are                   in class.
scheduled one-item-at-a-time on a                         Mary Cortmyer / $289 Early Bird Special $275
proven skills basis (no recliners).                       (Register BEFORE 8/28 for this rate)
Note: Please bring binder, paper for notes and your       Landes Recreation Center
class project. Shopping resources for supplies will       2855 Cedar Road Oceanside
be given.                                                 8 Sat, 9/4–10/23, 9 AM–3 PM
Supplies: A $20 materials fee will be collected in
class. Limited supplies included.
Mary Cortmyer / $220 / Early Bird Special $199
(Register BEFORE 8/27 for this rate)
Landes Recreation Center, 2855 Cedar Road Oceanside
8 Thurs, 9/2–10/21, 5–9 PM.

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     COMPUTER ONLINE

         Online MiraCosta Ed2Go Computer Classes
         6 weeks Access / 24 course hours / ed2go.com/miracosta
         Visit our digital class schedule to directly click into these classes for more information.

     Introduction to QuickBooks 2019                          Introduction to CSS3 and HTML5
     Gain control of your business as you learn               Learn how to create state-of-the-art
     to use this powerful accounting software                 websites using modern CSS3 and HTML5
     to create and print invoices, track your                 techniques. Take your existing HTML skills
     payables and receivables, and more.                      to the next level and start building sites like
     Note: This course must be taken on a PC. Macs            the pros. If you want to survive and excel
     are not compatible. Desktop QuickBooks Pro 2019          in the fast-paced world of web publishing,
     or Desktop QuickBooks Premier Edition 2019 (not          you're going to need to keep up with ever-
     included in enrollment). The Enterprise version of the   evolving standards.
     software can also be used for this course; however
                                                              Note: This course must be taken on a PC. It is not
     this course is not suitable for users of QuickBooks
                                                              suitable for Mac users.
     Online or QuickBooks SimpleStart.
                                                              $115 Click here for details
     $129 Click here for details

     Introduction to QuickBooks Online
     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.
     Note: This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
     $115 Click here for details

     Intermediate QuickBooks
     Master the advanced features of
     QuickBooks and learn to manage                           Introduction to Microsoft Excel
     multiple company files, create customer                  2019/Office 365
     statements, enter price levels for inventory,
                                                              Learn to quickly and efficiently use
     and much more.
                                                              Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365 as you
     $129 Click here for details                              discover dozens of shortcuts and tricks for
                                                              setting up fully formatted worksheets. This
                                                              course provides in-depth knowledge for
                                                              beginners that will have you using Excel
                                                              like a pro.
                                                              Note: This course must be taken on a PC. It is not
                                                              suitable for Mac users.
                                                              $129 Click here for details

                                                              Writing Essentials
                                                              Master the essentials of writing and
                                                              become the stellar wordsmith you always
                                                              wanted to be! In this course, you'll develop
                                                              the skills you need to excel at business
                                                              communications, express yourself clearly
                                                              online, and take your creative literary
                                                              talents to a new level.
                                                              Note: This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
                                                              $115 Click here for details

         12      COMMUNITY EDUCATION & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
COMPUTER

    Photoshop–Basic to                                          Introduction to Video
Advanced                                                  Editing–Photoshop CC
Are you a digital photographer                                 Do you want to learn the basics
who would like to edit and                                     of video editing? Do you have

                                                  SAVE!
improve your photographs using                                 a bunch of video clips from old
Photoshop, the industry standard                               CD's and DVD's that you'd like to
for photo editing? If so, then           Take advantage combine into a single movie with
this class is for you. The class is      of the Early Bird audio/music, and save/distribute
structured in three levels. Level            Specials.         in modern formats? If so, this
1 introduces the Photoshop                Applies to select    class is for you. The course uses
Workspace, and covers most                    courses.         the video editing capability of
of the common photo-editing               Check each class     Photoshop CC to create stunning
                                             for pricing.
tools. Level 2 covers intermediate                             video effects you'll be proud
topics, such as Layers, Adjustment                             to share with friends or family,
Layers, Filters, Selection Tools, Colorizing,        or upload to YouTube. Some familiarity
etc. Level 3 introduces more advanced                with Photoshop would be useful, but you
topics, such as Layer Masks, Actions, HDR,           don't need to be an expert. The instructor
Smart Objects, Brushes and painting, etc.            will walk you through all the essential
Students can sign up for individual levels           operations to import, edit and render high
of instruction or all three at once.                 quality videos.
Supplies: A $5 materials fee will be collected in each    Supplies: A $5 materials fee will be collected in each
class for handouts. Please bring a flashdrive to store    class for handouts. Please bring a flashdrive to store
materials, a notebook and pen to class.                   materials, a notebook and pen to class.
Gary Koop / $60 or $150 for all three levels              Gary Koop / $65 Early Bird Special $55
Oceanside Campus, Room 4607                               (Register BEFORE 10/16 for this rate)
Level 1: Thurs, 10/28, 6–9 PM                             Oceanside Campus, Room T510
                                                          1 Sat, 10/23, 9 AM–12 PM
Level 2: Thurs, 11/4, 6–9 PM
Level 3: Thurs, 11/11, 6–9 PM

     Intro to Adobe Lightroom–
Photo Editing
Do you have a bunch of digital photos on
your iPhone or DSLR camera which need
some minor editing or improvements
which you would then like to post on
Social Media or share with your loved
ones? If so, this course is for you. Adobe
Lightroom will be used for the photo
editing portion of this class, and includes:
Corrections (Exposure, highlights,
shadows, whites, blacks, vibrancy,
etc.), Coloring ( Tone Curve, HSL color
correction, split toning, etc.) and Finishing
(Lens correction, sharpening, cropping,
etc.). Whether you’re interested in using                                Enter to win
Lightroom for editing specific styles of                       Share your photos with us by tagging
photography, like landscape shots, or
want a more broad introduction to the
                                                               us @miracostatci on instagram. Photos
software, this class will help you make your                   must relate to MiraCosta Technology
images stand out.                                              Career Institute, MiraCosta College, our
Supplies: A $5 materials fee will be collected in each         enrichment program or education. Your
class for handouts. Please bring a flash drive to store
materials, a notebook and pen to class.
                                                               photo may have a chance to be featured
Gary Koop / $59 Early Bird Special $49
                                                               on our next bulletin or social media! Plus
(Register BEFORE 11/26 for this rate)                          you may have a chance to win a voucher to
Oceanside Campus, Room 4607                                    enjoy taking another Community Education
1 Wed, 11/3, 6–8 PM                                            class on us. Spread the message!

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     DRIVER EDUCATION & TRAINING

     The Best Program in North County
     There are two requirements in order to get a driver license in the state of California
     before the age of 18. 1) Classroom Driver Education and 2) Behind-the-Wheel
     Driver Training. MiraCosta College offers both! Students must be at least 15 to take
     driver education classes and 15 ½ to take behind-the-wheel training.

                OUR PACKAGE DEAL*                              CALIFORNIA DMV-APPROVED
                                                               ONLINE DRIVER EDUCATION
           Sign up for both programs at the same
           time and pay $435. This is a $30 savings!          Fee: $30. (Package deal does not apply
           Individually, Driver Education is $95 and                to Online Driver Education.)
           Behind-the-Wheel is $370.                                  You must register online:
                  Please call 760.795.6825                   miracostacollege.courseinstruction.com/
                    for more information.                                course/register/1

     Classroom Driver Education
     $95
     Certified instructors interact with students
     using guest speakers, contemporary
     audio/visual aids and the most recent
     edition of License to Drive.
     MiraCosta College Oceanside Campus
     1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside, Room 3201
     Four Saturdays, 8 AM–3:15 PM
          • 9/11–10/2/2021
          • 10/9–10/30/2021
          • 11/6–12/11/2021. No class on 11/13 & 11/27.   Behind-The-Wheel Training
                                                          $370
     Adult Driver Training                                Six hours of one-on-one training
     $370 / 18 years of age and older                     Students receive six hours of one-on-
     Lessons consist of three days of training,           one instruction in our Behind-the-Wheel
     two hours per day. The instructor will pick          Driver Training Program. Convenient times
     you up at your home. You must have a                 after school, evenings, and weekends
     valid California learner’s permit to sign up.        are available. Behind-the-Wheel Driver
     (Package deal does not apply.)                       Training pickup locations: Carlsbad
     Call 760.231.1221 to register.                       High, El Camino High, Rancho Buena
                                                          Vista High, La Costa Canyon High, Sage
                                                          Creek High, MiraCosta College (Barnard
                                                          Dr. campus) and MiraCosta College
                                                          in Cardiff. All licensed instructors are
                                                          professional and reliable. Our courses
                                                          satisfy all DMV requirements.
                                                          To register for Behind-the-Wheel Training,
                                                          please call 760.231.1221.

         Pre-enrollment is required for both Classroom Driver Education and Behind-the-Wheel Driver
         Training programs. Please call 760.795.6825 or 760.795.6820 to register over the phone with a
         Visa, MasterCard or Discover Card or come in person to the MiraCosta College Barnard Dr.
         Campus, Building T510, or TCI Campus in Carlsbad. You can also register online at miracosta.
         augusoft.net. To register for Behind-the-Wheel Training only, call 760.231.1221.
         *You must complete the Behind-the-Wheel Driver Training Program within one year of
           completing Classroom Driver Education.

          14      COMMUNITY EDUCATION & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
MiraCosta College
 English Language Institute

 WHERE LANGUAGE + CULTURES + FUN COLLIDE

                             Why study with us?

           INCREASE                          EASY                              FUN
           PROFICIENCY                      TRANSFER                          OUTINGS

                              SMALL                          SAFE
                              CLASS                        COMMUNITY

The English Language Institute (ELI) offers international students the opportunity to increase
their English language proficiency and develop the skills needed to succeed at a college
or university in the United States. This eight-week intensive English as a second language
(ELI) program provides individualized instruction in small class sizes. The program is
designed for students with a minimum of one year of English language training at high
school or college level. This class may not be appropriate for advanced ESL students or
students with a TOEFL score greater than 500 paper-based or 46 IBT. Students must be
at least 18 years old or meet our minor policy requirements. Our International Student
Office will issue 1-20’s. We accept students with an F1 or B visitor visa or any visa where
“enrichment” or “study” is permissible.
Instructional components include:                   Fee: $1,915 (includes instruction, application fee,
  • TOEFL preparation                               books and student services.) Health insurance
  • Study of American culture                       is an optional fee of $363 for 3 months. Students
                                                    must purchase our insurance plan or purchase their
  • Computer literacy development
                                                    own insurance plan that meets our requirements
     of study skills                                (Fees subject to change.)
  • Integrated academic preparation in
     reading, writing, listening, speaking          Location: Oceanside Campus, Room T510
     and grammar

                                            DATES

    • 1/24–3/18/2022                 • 3/28–5/20/2022                   • 6/6–7/29/2022

                    For more information, write, telephone or email:
                               1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside, CA 92056
              760.757.2121, x6590 | email: lcargile@miracosta.edu | miracosta.edu/eli

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     FITNESS & HEALTH | OLDER ADULTS

    T’ai Chi by the Sea                                  T’ai Chi by the Sea
    —Del Mar Powerhouse                                  —Fletcher Cove
    T'ai Chi is back! Inhale a deep ocean-               Achieve T'ai Chi fitness at our cottage
    fresh breath and RELAX! Join our practice            high above Solana Beach. Learn this
    of T'ai Chi Ch'uan, the ancient, world-              ancient Chinese full body-mind-health
    renowned Chinese fitness and martial arts            exercise, while practicing the harmonizing
    exercise that stimulates and circulates              yin/yang principles—relaxation, deep
    your vital internal chi energy and                   breathing, movement that stimulate and
    conditions your whole body. Practicing               circulate vital internal energy. Improve
    a fluid set of yin/yang, easy-to-learn               your balance, flexibility, coordination,
    movements promotes balance, harmony                  strength and posture.
    and coordination, while improving                    Supplies: Wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
    strength, flexibility and posture. Learn
                                                         MaryAnn Sowards / $89 / Early Bird Special $85
    five elements and other t'ai chi forms.
                                                         (Register BEFORE 9/11 for this rate)
    Supplies: Wear comfortable clothes and shoes.        Fletcher Cove, Community Center
    MaryAnn Sowards / $89 / Early Bird Special $85
    (Register BEFORE 9/11 for this rate)                 T'ai Chi Level 1
                                                         Students will learn the five elements, five
    Del Mar Powerhouse, Community Room
                                                         animals, pat down, along with the basic
    8 Mon, 9/20–11/8, 10–11 AM                           flowing steps and patterns.
                                                         8 Fri, 9/17–11/05, 8:45–9:45 AM
                                                         T'ai Chi Level 2
                                                         Students will learn the world famous
                                                         24-movement Yang-style form.
                                                         8 Fri, 9/17–11/05, 10–11 AM

                                                         Pilates
                                                         Pilates mat class is back! Pilates mat class
                                                         is a total body workout done on a mat
    Simple, Easy, Every Day                              with resistance exercises that does not
                                                         impact joints. The exercises challenge
    Meditation™ (SEED™) Livestream                       your core, as well as stretching and
    Workshop                                             strengthening your entire body. This class
    Do you want to get serious about learning            is taught in a focused and fun environment
    to meditate—then you must take this class?           for all to benefit and enjoy. You will leave
                                                         this class feeling stronger, energized and
    Meditation and mindfulness can lead
                                                         ready to start your day!
    to inner peace, creativity, inspiration,
    harmonious relationships, better health              Supplies: Please bring exercise mat to class.
    and increased self-awareness. This class             Geri Jones / $89 Early Bird Special $85
    is ideal for the beginner or the practicing          (Register BEFORE 9/17 for class start date 9/24 and
    meditator. Taking this workshop will                 BEFORE 10/9 for class start date 10/18)
    provide you with the tools and knowledge             Fletcher Cove Community Center
    required to start a mediation routine                7 Fri, 9/24–12/3, 11 AM–12 PM
    in the comfort and privacy of your                   No class on 10/8, 10/29, 11/12 & 11/26.
    own home.
                                                         7 Mon, 10/18–12/13, 9–10 AM
    Note: Instructor will send an email with Zoom link   No class on 11/8 & 11/22.
    before class begins.
    Laurie Keig-Morrell / $45 Early Bird Special $39
    (Register BEFORE 10/2 for this rate) / Livestream
    Sat, 10/16, 9–10:30 AM

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FOOD & WINE

         Indian Plant-Based Cooking                                  Plant Powered Cooking—
Dive into the aromatic amazingness that                      Include more Plant-Based Food
is Indian food! Smell, taste and                             into Your Lifestyle
cook appetizing Indian plant-                                            Are you looking to whisk
based food with nutritionist and                                         up some new plant-based
certified health coach, Elaine                                           cooking skills and recipes?
Bryan. Learn how to use spices
and ingredients to create easy
                                                    SAVE!                Experience how to easily

to make Indian dishes while you
                                                 Take   advantage        prepare tasty breakfast, lunch,
                                                 of the Early Bird dinner, snacks, sauces and
discover the health benefits
                                                     Specials.           dessert dishes using various
of these spices, plants, and
                                                  Applies to select      plant based, dairy and gluten
ingredients. We will be sampling                       courses.          free ingredients and spices.
delicious food we make in class                   Check each class       We will also discuss the health
that will be plant based and all                     for pricing.
                                                                         benefits of ingredients and
gluten free, and any leftovers                                           sample delicious food.
can be taken home that night!
                                                             Supplies: A $40 materials fee will be collected in
Supplies: A $40 materials fee will be collected in           class. Bring a small container, your own utensils,
class. Bring a small container, your own utensils,           and your appetite. A supplies list will be included in
and your appetite. A supplies list will be included in       your registration so that you have plenty of time to
your registration so that you have plenty of time to         purchase items if you need to.
purchase items if you need to.
                                                             Elaine Bryan / $79 Early Bird Special $75
Elaine Bryan / $79 Early Bird Special $75                    (Register BEFORE 10/19 for this rate)
(Register BEFORE 9/14 for this rate)
                                                             Oceanside Campus, Room 4526
Oceanside Campus, Room 4526
                                                             4 Tues, 10/26–11/16, 6:30–8:30 PM
4 Tues, 9/21–10/19, 6:30–8:30 PM. No class on 10/5.

      INSTRUCTOR BIO:
      Elaine Bryan is an educator of mindful plant powered living with an
      emphasis on incorporating more plants in a stressless, doable, flavorful,
      fun way for our health. She is also a Certified Health Coach, Holistic
      Cancer Coach, Registered Yoga Teacher and plant-powered enthusiast.

The Chemistry of Cooking Livestream
Are you finding yourself at home more often and looking for a fun and engaging
activity? Get the family together and join this interactive livestream class. This class will
introduce you to the underlying principles of chemistry as it relates to cooking food.
We will investigate the chemical and physical properties of foods and how different
preparation methods affect the outcome of how food appears and tastes. At the end
of the course, you will be a scientist and a chef!
Supplies: Instructor will provide PDF materials and
send suggested supply list. Required materials in
the kitchen are measuring cups and spoons, basic
utensils, a timer, a pot, a pan, and access to a stove
and an oven. Suggested items include a kitchen scale,
thermometer, and a grill/skillet. Instructor will email
Zoom link.
Sarah Dunn / $79 Early Bird Special $75
(Register BEFORE 10/2 for this rate) / Livestream
Family members in same household are welcome to
join in at no additional cost.
4 Tues, 10/12–11/2, 5–7 PM

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     FOOD & WINE

              Wine Taste-Off                                        French Wine and Cheese
     Challenge your wine tasting skills in this               Pairings Livestream
     taste-off of similar wines from around the               Discover the amazing cheeses of France
     world. Certified Sommelier Dane Kuta                     paired with the perfect wines. Sample
     will lead a comparison tasting each                      four (4) iconic French cheeses paired
     week matching New Zealand vs. France,                    with two (2) classic French wines as a
     California vs. Bordeaux, Champagne                       Certified Sommelier and Level 2 Member
     vs. the Rest of the World, and a unique                  of the Academy of Cheese tells the
     flight of famous dessert wines. Learn                    remarkable stories behind some of
     what makes wines from these regions so                   France’s famous fromage. Learn how
     similar, yet so different. At the end of each            to pair the perfect wine with various
     session, we’ll vote for our favorite wine of             cheeses. This one-day class includes
     the night and determine a winner of the                  home delivery of four (4) cheese samples
     wine taste-off.                                          [1.5-2 oz each] and two (2) wine samples
     Note: Please refrain from wearing strong fragrances      [2.5-3 oz each]. Pickup from a Cardiff-by-
     or colognes, as they will interfere with your learning   the-Sea location is also available.
     experience. Must be 21 or older to register.             Note: Must be 21 years or older to register. Instructor
     Supplies: A $70 materials fee will be collected in       will send an email with Zoom link before class
     class. Please bring three wine glasses, pen and          begins. Limited to 92007, 92009, and 92024 zip
     paper to each class.                                     codes. Outside zip codes will need to schedule
     Dane Kuta / $75 / TCI, Student Center                    pickup with the instructor prior to class.
     4 Mon, 9/13–10/4, 7–9 PM                                 Supplies: A $35 materials fee will be collected prior
                                                              to the start of class. A link will be sent prior to the
                                                              start of class to pay materials fee. Instructor will send
                                                              an email with Zoom link before class begins.
                                                              Dane Kuta / $49 / Livestream
                                                              1 Wed, 9/8, 7–8:30 PM

                                                                    Wine Stories from a
                                                              Certified Sommelier Livestream
                                                              Certified Sommelier Dane Kuta tells three
                                                              fascinating wine stories across three
                                                              livestream sessions. First, Dane recounts
                                                              the history of Napa Valley focusing on
              I Love California Wine                          the impact of famous luminaries such
                                                              as Robert Mondavi, George Yount, and
     A Certified Sommelier and Napa Valley                    Charles Krug. Hear the fascinating rags-
     wine expert guides you through the                       to-riches story of the Mondavi family
     history, style, and varietals produced in                and how it all came crumbling down.
     all major renowned wine growing regions                  Second, you’ll learn about the viticulture
     in California. Each session will cover one               pest named phylloxera that nearly
     major region, including Santa Barbara,                   wiped out all of the vineyards across
     Paso Robles, Sonoma County, and                          the globe, only to be saved by a Texan.
     Napa Valley. Learn how to properly taste                 Finally, discover the compelling history of
     and evaluate wine using a deductive                      Champagne—just in time for the holidays!
     approach, and compare different wine                     A list of suggested wines to purchase will
     styles side-by-side. While tasting, hear                 be provided prior to each class. You can
     interesting anecdotes relating to California             savor whatever you like, or just listen/
     wine history. Six wines tasted per session.              watch the engaging presentation.
     Textbook included. If you love California
     wine, this is the class for you!                          Note: Must be 21 years or older to register.
                                                               Instructor will send an email with Zoom link before
     Note: Please refrain from wearing strong fragrances       class begins.
     or colognes, as they will interfere with your learning
                                                               Supplies: Bring your own beverage of choice during
     experience. Must be 21 or older to register.
                                                               the livestream.
     Supplies: A $75 materials fee will be collected in class.
                                                               Dane Kuta / $69 / Livestream
     Please bring three wine glasses, pen and paper to
     each class.                                               3 Wed, 9/15–9/29, 7–8:30 PM
     Oceanside Campus, Room 4526
     Dane Kuta / $95
     6 Wed, 10/6–11/10, 7–9 PM

         18      COMMUNITY EDUCATION & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
HOME & GARDEN | LANGUAGE & LITERATURE

      Growing a Salad Garden                              Organic Edible Gardening
Livestream                                                Livestream
Growing a salad garden seems a simple                     Grow your own organic produce! Whether
task but there's more to it than growing                  you want to provide your family with
'lettuce.' There are hundreds of types                    nutritious food, save money, get some
of lettuce, leafy greens, head lettuce,                   exercise or just be more sustainable,
microgreens, mache, mesclun etc. Learn                    this course will give you the skills and
how to start a winter garden that will                    knowledge you need to be on your way
provide you with beauty and greens for                    to a successful harvest. If you have a few
the winter months.                                        hours a week, you can grow the best
                                                          organic vegetables for your table. You do
Supplies: Gardening tools and a supplies list will
                                                          not need a large yard. Growing in raised
be suggested and emailed to students before the
start of class. Instructor will send a Zoom link before   beds and containers makes gardening
class begins.                                             so much easier. We will discuss building
                                                          raised beds and where to buy pre-made
Debbi Dubbs / $45 Early Bird Special $39
(Register BEFORE 9/18 for this rate) / Livestream         ones. All aspects of gardening will be
                                                          covered: design and care, preparation,
1 Sat, 11/6, 11 AM–1 PM                                   planting, harvesting and more. You will
                                                          learn everything you need to know about
                                                          our favorite vegetables, fruits, herbs and
                                                          edible flowers. Join us in the dirt to make
                                                          great, healthy food!
                                                          Supplies: Gardening tools and a supplies list will be
                                                          suggested and emailed to students before the start
                                                          of class. Instructor will send a Zoom link before
                                                          class begins.
                                                          Debbi Dubbs / $69 Early Bird Special $65
                                                          (Register BEFORE 9/18 for this rate) / Livestream
                                                          3 Sat, 9/25–10/9, 11 AM–1 PM

         Superior Enrichment at a Low Cost!
          Enjoy all that MiraCosta College
            has to offer to enrich your life!
           Try our fitness classes, learn all
      about wine tasting, or spend a few months
            increasing your painting skills.

LANGUAGE & LITERATURE

The Power of Storytelling–Hybrid
In this art of oral storytelling class, students will explore tales from traditional folk and
fairy traditions, personal stories, and world mythologies. You will learn to know your
audiences and discover your own personal power and creativity. Through storytelling,
we learn about our connection to our world, past and present, as well as how to
connect to and influence our future. This fun and interactive class will give you the
opportunity to share your stories.
Note: Last 4 class sessions will be in-person at Oceanside Campus.
Supplies: Students will need a digital device, preferably a home computer or laptop, with adequate bandwidth
to attend virtual classes.
Li-Anne Rowswell Mufson/ $99 Early Bird Special $89 (Register BEFORE 9/7 for this rate)
8 sessions. Mon & Wed, 9/13–10/6, 5–6:30 PM / Livestream & 4 sessions. Mon & Wed, 10/11–10/20,
5–6:30 PM / Oceanside Campus, Room 3102

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     LANGUAGE & LITERATURE

    Getting Started–American Sign                            Spanish Short Stories and Culture
    Language (ASL)                                           Livestream
    Have you always wanted to learn ASL in                   Designed for those with at least three
    a fun and interactive environment? Now                   years of Spanish or have taken Spanish
    is your chance! This six-week interactive                3D. During class, we will be improving
    course will introduce you to basic                       our conversational skills, increasing
    conversational signs and skills that will                vocabulary, learning idiomatic
    enable you to communicate with the                       expressions, reading short stories and
    Deaf community.                                          cultural articles. Join us in this fun
                                                             conversational class.
    Supplies: Students must purchase Learn to Sign the
    Fun Way by Penny Warner (ISBN: 978-0761532637)           Note: Instructor will send the reading materials in PDF
    prior to the start of class.                             format by email for each class.
    Lisa Alcantara / $125 Early Bird Special $119            Supplies: Students must purchase Spanish Pronouns
    (Register BEFORE 9/25 for this rate)                     and Prepositions by Dorothy Richmond (ISBN 978-
    Oceanside Campus, Room 3102                              1-259-58632-3), Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish
    6 Sat, 10/2–11/6, 10 AM–12 PM                            Conversation by Jean Yates, (ISBN 978-1-259-58636-
                                                             1) and Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Verb Tenses
                                                             by Dorothy Richmond, Third or Fourth Edition, (ISBN
        Italian Language—Basic                               978-0-07-184185-6). All books available at amazon.
    Conversation and Writing                                 com. Please have a notebook or binder-paper with
                                                             pen or pencil ready for class. Instructor will send an
    Learn the basic conversation and writing                 email with Zoom link before class begins.
    of the beautiful Italian language. Meet
                                                             Alicia Flores Meneses / $115 / Livestream
    fabulous people who, like you, are
                                                             8 Fri, 9/10–11/5, 10 AM–12 PM. No class on 9/24.
    fascinated by the Italian way of life, the art,
    the music, the food, the style, and more.
    This class is designed to be repeated as                 Spanish 1A for Mature Adults
    often as you wish.                                       Livestream
    Note: Some previous knowledge of Italian language        This is a beginning Spanish class.
    is preferred.                                            Spanish 1A is designed for students
    Supplies: Please have a notebook with pen or pencil      with limited or no knowledge of Spanish
    ready for class.                                         or for those who have previously taken
    Angela Fesi-Pouliot / $125 Early Bird Special $119       a Spanish language class and want to
    (Register BEFORE 9/15 for this rate)                     refresh what they once learned. This is
    Oceanside Campus, Room 3102                              also a great class for students who would
    6 Tues, 9/21–10/26, 10 AM–12 PM                          like to learn the basics of the Spanish
                                                             language for traveling purposes. Class
                                                             will include instruction in grammar,
                                                             vocabulary, and pronunciation through
                                                             reading, writing and conversation.
                                                             Supplies: Students must purchase Spanish is Fun
                                                             Book 1–5th edition by Heywood Wald (ISBN:
                                                             978-1634199285). Available at amazon.com.
                                                             Instructor will send an email with Zoom link
                                                             before class begins.
                                                             Gerda Snell / $129 Early Bird Special $119
                                                             (Register BEFORE 10/20 for this rate) / Livestream
                                                             7 Wed, 11/3–12/15, 12–2 PM

    Common Sense French Livestream
    Bonjour comment ca va? Spend this fall learning French so that you can plan your travels
    to France in the near future. Join this dynamic and fun class in a new online setting,
    chez vous! We will cover a variety of practical topics and a few impractical ones as well.
    Note: Some previous knowledge of French is preferred. Instructor will send an email with Zoom link.
    Supplies: Please have a notebook with pen or pencil ready for class.
    Lisa Porfirio / $119 Early Bird Special $89 (Register BEFORE 9/25 for this rate) ) / Livestream
    6 Mon, 10/4–11/8, 6–8 PM

         20     COMMUNITY EDUCATION & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
LANGUAGE & LITERATURE

Spanish 1B for Mature Adults                             Spanish 1C for Mature Adults
Livestream                                               Livestream
This is the next step after 1A.                          This is the next class after Spanish 1B.
Designed for those with some knowledge                   This course is designed for those
of Spanish or have taken Spanish 1A.                     students with some knowledge of
Conversation will be promoted by doing                   Spanish. During this class, we will review
dialogs that deal with daily life. Your                  grammar, increase vocabulary, improve
vocabulary will improve and you will                     pronunciation and study culture through
feel more confident speaking Spanish.                    writing and conversation exercises using
Guaranteed to be lots of fun!                            dialogs, stories and role playing.
Supplies: Students must purchase Spanish is Fun          Supplies: Students must purchase Spanish is Fun
Book 4th or 5th edition by Heywood Wald (ISBN:           Book 1–5th edition by Heywood Wald (ISBN:
978-1634199285). Available at amazon.com.                978-1634199285). Available at amazon.com. Instructor
Instructor will send an email with Zoom link before      will send an email with Zoom link before class begins.
class begins.                                            Gerda Snell / $129 Early Bird Special $119
Gerda Snell / $145 Early Bird Special $135               (Register BEFORE 10/20 for this rate) / Livestream
(Register BEFORE 8/27 for this rate) / Livestream        7 Wed, 11/3–12/15, 9–11 AM
8 Wed, 9/1–10/20, 9–11 AM

                                                         Spanish 3D for Mature Adults
Spanish 2 for Mature Adults
                                                         Livestream
Livestream
                                                         This course is designed for those with
This is the next step after Spanish 1C.                  a knowledge of the Spanish language
Students will broaden their skills and                   or have acquired knowledge from
proficiency by engaging in conversations,                Spanish 3C. This class will provide lots of
learning new vocabulary and practicing                   conversation practice. Classes will include
grammar in a relaxed, informal                           grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and
atmosphere. It will be lots of fun.                      culture as well as reading, writing and
Supplies: Students must purchase Spanish is Fun          conversation through dialogs, stories and
Book 2 by Heywood Wald (ISBN: 978-1634199285).           role playing.
Available at amazon.com. Instructor will send an
                                                         Supplies: Students must purchase Spanish
email with Zoom link before class begins.
                                                         Pronouns and Prepositions by Dorothy Richmond
Gerda Snell / $145 Early Bird Special $135               (ISBN 978-1-259-58632-3), Practice Makes Perfect:
(Register BEFORE 8/27 for this rate) / Livestream        Spanish Conversation by Jean Yates,(ISBN 978-1-
8 Wed, 9/1–10/20, 12–2 PM                                259-58636-1), Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Verb
                                                         Tenses by Dorothy Richmond, Third or Fourth Edition,
                                                         (ISBN 978-0-07-184185-6) and Short Stories in
                                                         Spanish for Intermediate by Olly Richards, (ISBN-
                                                         9781529361810). All books available at amazon.com.
                                                         Please have a notebook or binder-paper with pen or
      Interested in Business Writing
                                                         pencil ready for class. Instructor will send an email
        Fundamentals? See page 27                        with Zoom link before class begins.
                                                         Alicia Flores Meneses / $145 Early Bird Special $135
                                                         (Register BEFORE 9/4 for this rate) / Livestream
                                                         8 Fri, 9/10–11/5, 1–3 PM. No class on 9/24.

Beginning Spanish 3 for Mature Adults Livestream
This is the next step after Beginning Spanish 2.
Designed for those with some knowledge of Spanish
or have taken Spanish 1B. Conversation will be
promoted by doing dialogs that deal with daily life.
Your vocabulary will improve and you will feel more
confident speaking Spanish. It will be lots of fun!
Supplies: Students must purchase Spanish Made Simple by Eugene
Jackson and Antonio Rubio (ISBN 978-0-7679-1541-0) and Practice
Makes Perfect: Spanish Verb Tenses by Dorothy Richmond. Edition
Fourth (ISBN-13: 978-1260452457). All books available at amazon.com. Please have a notebook or binder-
paper with pen or pencil ready for class. Instructor will send an email with Zoom link before class begins.
Alicia Flores Meneses / $145 Early Bird Special $135 (Register BEFORE 9/3 for this rate) / Livestream
8 Thurs, 9/9–11/4, 10 AM–12 PM. No class on 9/23.

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