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Extended Education announces fall classes

Learn a new skill with a course from Austin Peays Center for Extended and Distance Education. The new lineup includes:

After School and Saturday Programs for Kids

• Astronomy Explorers, Grades 5-8 is being offered in two sessions. The Tuesday session meets 3:45-5:15 p.m., Oct. 5-26. The Thursday session meets 3:45-5:15 p.m., Oct. 7-28. Both classes meet in APSUs Sundquist Science Complex, room B107. (Course $36, supplies $5) Learn a new skill with a course from Austin Peay's Center for Extended and Distance Education. The new lineup includes:

After School and Saturday Programs for Kids

• “Astronomy Explorers, Grades 5-8” is being offered in two sessions. The Tuesday session meets 3:45-5:15 p.m., Oct. 5-26. The Thursday session meets 3:45-5:15 p.m., Oct. 7-28. Both classes meet in APSU's Sundquist Science Complex, room B107. (Course $36, supplies $5)
• “Computers for Kids, Grades 5-8” meets 9-10:30 a.m., Saturdays, Oct. 9-30, at 106 Public Sq., Lab B. (Course $44, lab $5, supplies $5)
• “Drawing Basics for Kids, Grades 5-8” meets 10 a.m.-noon, Saturdays, Oct. 9-30, in APSU's Clement Building, room 132. (Course $65, supplies $20)
• “Language Tutor—Grades 9-12” meets 3:45-5:15 p.m., Wednesdays, Oct. 6-27, at 106 Public Sq. (Course $43, supplies $5)
• “Algebra Tutor, Grades 9-12” meets 5-6:30 p.m., Mondays, Oct. 11-Nov. 1, at 106 Public Sq. (Course $53, supplies $5)
• “Math Tutor—Grades 6-8” meets 3:45-5:15 p.m., Thursdays, Sept. 16-Oct. 7, at 106 Public Sq. (Course $43, supplies $5)
• “Physics for Fun—Grades 5-8” is being offered in two sessions. The Wednesday session meets 3:45 —5:15 p.m., Oct. 6-27. The Thursday session meets 3:45-5:15 p.m., Oct. 7-28. Both classes meet in APSU's Sundquist Science Complex, room B107. (Course $36, supplies $5)


Business Skills and Professional Development

• “Résumé Writing Skills” meets 10-11:30 a.m., Tuesdays, Sept. 14-Oct. 5, at 106 Public Sq., Lab B. (Course $52, lab $5, supplies $5)
• “Successful Interviewing Skills” meets 6-8 p.m., Wednesdays, Oct. 6-20, in APSU's Clement Building, room 132. (Course $52, supplies $5)

Computer Courses

• “Overcoming Computerphobia” meets 6-8 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 20-29, at 106 Public Sq., Lab B. (Course $80, supplies $7.)
• “Microsoft Word XP Basics” meets 6-8 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, Oct. 4-20, at 106 Public Sq., Lab B. (Course $109, lab $5, text $25)
• “MS Excel XP Basics” meets 6-8 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 28-Oct. 14, at 106 Public Sq. (Course $109, lab $5, text $25)
• “MOS Word XP—Core Certification” meets 9 a.m.-noon, Wednesdays and Fridays, Oct. 6-20, at 106 Public Sq. (Course $182, text $55)

Creative Arts, Crafts and Hobbies

• “Drawing Basics for Adults” meets 6-8 p.m., Thursdays, Oct. 7-28, in Clement 132. (Course $65, supplies $20)
• “Stained Glass Art—Part 1 (Lead)” meets 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Oct. 9 and 16, in APSU's Clement Building, room 134. (Course $52, supplies $15)

Investments and Planning

• “Financial Strategies for Successful Retirement” meets 6-8:30 p.m., Thursdays, Oct. 7-28, in APSU's University Center, room 305. (Course $30, text $30)
• “Money Smarts 101” meets 6-8 p.m., Wednesdays, Oct. 6-27, in APSU's Clement Building, room 134. (Course $12)

Motorcycle Rider Skills

• “Motorcycle: Basic Rider Course” meets the weekend of Sept. 24-26 or Oct. 8-10 in the Army Community Services Center, Normandy Room. The course meets 5:30-9:30 p.m., Friday, and 8 a.m.—6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. (Course $250)

Parents, Children and Divorce

• “Parents, Children and Divorce—Dickson County” is the state-mandated course required for divorcing parents with minor children. The class meets 9 a.m.—1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 18, at The Renaissance Center, room 220, in Dickson. (Course $40)
• “Parents, Children and Divorce—Montgomery County” meets 9 a.m.—1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 2, in APSU's Clement Building, room 132. (Course $40)

Test Prep Classes

• “ACT Prep—Language Skills” meets 9-11:15 a.m., Saturdays, Sept. 25-Oct. 16, at 106 Public Sq. (Course $88, text $25)

Online Classes—Register by Oct. 20

• “Accounting Fundamentals”—$79
• “Assisting Aging Parents”—$79
• “Certificate in Complementary and Alternative Medicine”—$199
• “Certificate in Gerontology”—$189
• “Certificate in Spirituality, Health and Healing”—$149
• “Digital Photography Output”—$79
• “Discovering Digital Photography”—$79
• “Effective Business Writing”—$79
• “Evidence Law”—$79
• “Fundamentals of Technical Writing”—$79
• “GMAT Prep”—$79
• “Grammar for ESL”—$79
• “Grammar Refresher”—$79
• “GRE Prep, Part 2: Quantitative”—$79
• “Intermediate Networking”—$68
• “Intro to Dreamweaver MX”—$68
• “Intro to Java 2 Programming”—$68
• “Intro to the MS Outlook 2002”—$68
• “Intro to MS Publisher 2002”—$68
• “Intro to Oracle”—$68
• “Intro to SQL”—$68
• “JavaScript Programming for the Web”—$68
• “Keys to Effective Editing”—$79
• “Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach”—$79
• “Introduction to Natural Health and Healing”—$79
• “Java for the Absolute Beginner”—$68
• “Paralegal Certification Program”—This is a six-part online program. Each course costs $158.
• “Photoshop 7 for the Absolute Beginner”—$68
• “Résumé Writing Workshop”—$79
• “SAT/ACT Prep, Part 2”—$79
• “Secrets of Better Photography”—$79
• “Writeriffic: Creativity Training for Writers”—$79
• “Writeriffic 2: Advanved Creativity Training for Writers”—$79

The Center also offers year-round online certificate programs. For further information, telephone the Center at (931) 221-7816, or visit www.apsu.edu/ext_ed.
—Rebecca Mackey