Northwest offers spring continuing education classes
SENATOBIA, MS (12/01/2017) The Division of Continuing Education at Northwest Mississippi Community College is offering four classes this spring. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for the classes. All classes will be held on the Senatobia campus.
New Tools for Your Teaching Tool Belt (1.0 CEU)
This class will explore topics that will help you add tools to your teaching tool belt.
Whether it be a new way of taking attendance, a new tool that gets students to think outside the box, new technology tools or tools to encourage reading and writing, we will explore new ways to enhance your classroom instruction.
Come enjoy gaining new ideas about new tools you can add to your teaching tool belt that will make the teaching and learning experience in your classroom more exciting.
The class will be offered for five Mondays, Feb. 12 and 26 and March 5, 19 and 26 from 5 - 7 p.m. The fee is $100 and the class will be held in the Haraway Center, Room 104. The deadline to register is Feb. 1.
Microsoft Word (1.5 CEUs)
Students will learn how to use many of the functions in Microsoft Word.
Some of the things that will be taught will be changing appearance, mail merge, working with charts, tables, columns and graphics, editing and proofreading and using templates from Microsoft's website.
You can create labels, flyers, newsletters and more. With the use of templates you can simply create projects that will be useful for the classroom and any other areas of your professional or personal life.
The class will be offered for eight Tuesdays, Feb. 20 & 27; March 6, 20 & 27; April 3, 10 & 17 from 6 - 8 p.m. The fee is $135 and the class will be held in Berry 104. The deadline to register is Feb. 8.
Keyboarding for Every Day (1.5 CEUs)
This course is designed for those seeking to improve current keyboarding skills. This course will focus on using correct touch techniques. Emphasis will be placed on accuracy and efficiency. This course will utilize Microsoft Word 2016, as well as internet-based timed writing programs. The class will be offered for eight Mondays Feb. 12 & 26; March 5, 19 & 26; Apr. 2, 9 & 16 from 6 - 8 p.m. The fee is $135 and the class will be held in Berry 104. The deadline to register is Feb. 1.
CPR Heartsaver and AED with First Aid (0.5 CEUs)
This course is designed for those responsible for children's health. It is intended for childcare and foster care workers, teachers, recreation and other community staff, camp counselors and new parents, guardians, and other caregivers.
In this course we will cover pediatric first aid; adult, child, and infant CPR with mask and adult and child AED. Pediatric first aid topics include: eye injuries, fever; snake, spider, tick, and animal bites; stings and injuries and medical emergencies.
The class will be offered for two Tuesdays, Feb. 15 & 22 from 5:30 - 8 p.m. The fee is $75 and the class will be held in the Haraway Center, Room 104. The deadline to register is Feb. 8.
To register for a class, drop by the Haraway Center, Office 156 or visit the Northwest website at www.northwestms.edu and download the Continuing Education brochure which contains a registration form that can be returned to the office by mail or in person.
Registration fees are refunded in full if the class for which an enrollment is full, the class is cancelled or the student notifies the office of Continuing Education prior to the registration deadline. Class fees may be paid by cash, check or credit card.
For more information, contact Pam Wooten, coordinator of Continuing Education at 562-3968 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.