Communications & Human Relations

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Do You Have A Book In Your Head? Is Self-Publishing For You?

80% of people asked say their dream is to publish a book! Why don't they ever do it? Come and learn how easy and inexpensive it can be to become the author of your dreams! Learn about "Create Space" and the advantages of actually having a copy in print as well as an e-book on line. Also included will be how to market your book, and how you can write, edit, and have a book in your hand in two weeks! Pre-requisitenone.

Course Code: CSP-4000-NR2
Date: July 24, Thursday, 6:30p-9:30p
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: 224 Instructor: Simply Sue Speaks; Carol Caffarel
Cost: $40
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Improv Yourself

THINK FAST!...on your feet! Always wanted to be the one with the witty "come back" or the right thing to say? Tired of awkward situations? Just want to have fun? THIS is the class for you! Improv is re-visited with real-life situations that teach you how to "think fast on your feet" and have fun while learning. Students need sneakers or comfortable footwear to move in safety, comfortable clothes, folder, water bottle, and desire to have fun!

Course Code: CSP-4000-QD2
Date: June 18-July 16, Wednesday, 6:30p-7:30p
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: 117 Instructor: Jeffries
Cost: $35
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American Sign Language 1

This course is designed to teach the basic skills of communication in American Sign Language. Course work will include: finger spelling, numbers, signed vocabulary, expressive and receptive signing activities. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have a good basic knowledge of signed communication. Textbook required.

 

Course Code: TBA


American Sign Language 2

This course is designed to build on the basic skills of communication addressed in the American Sign Language 1 class. Course work will include: introduction to the issues, culture and history of the deaf community, in addition to learning the rules and conventions, grammar, syntax, modifiers and movements associated with a more in depth knowledge of American Sign language. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have a basic understanding of deaf culture and history as well as an intermediary knowledge


Course Code: CSP-4000-BZ1
Date: April 8-May 13, Tuesday, 6:30p- 9p
Location: AT - Applied Tech, Jamestown Campus
Room #: 252 Instructor: Dennis
Cost: $65
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The Aspiring Writer's Workshop

This class is designed for closet writers and those who carry stories around in their heads and hearts. This class will teach students how to take the story in their heads and hearts and translate that vision into a story with a beginning , middle and end; multidimensional characters, and a plausible plot. Students will organize, develop, write , and edit their own stories. Please bring the folder. to first class: writing tablet, pens, dictionary and thesaurus. No laptop please.

Course Code: CSP-4000-BX1
Date: April 1-April 29, Tuesday, 6p- 9p
Location: H4 - High Point Campus
Room #: 102 Instructor: Wilkes
Cost: $45
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Effective Business Writing

This course provides the tools for writing result oriented letters, emails, web-based text, media releases, and reports. Participants will engage in writing exercises that include:Turning the dictionary and thesaurus into handy reference tools; development of persuasive language; development of documents that look and read authentic and are professionally prepared.


Course Code: CSP-4000-BW1
Date: March 27-April 24, Thursday, 6p- 9p
Location: H4-High Point Campus
Room #: 102 Instructor: Wilkes
Cost: $45
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Exploring the World of Freelance Writing

Freelance writers get paid to research, organize, develop, prepare, write and edit materials for clients in the private and public sectors. Is this an opportunity for you? This six week class course is for persons interested in- and desirous of- exploring options for establishing a freelance writing consultancy. Self Supporting.

Course Code: TBA


Feature Article/Blog Writing

This five week class will introduce students to feature article writing and blogging with focus on feature article proposal; organization and management; writing the feature article piece and basics of blogging.

Course Code: TBA

Introduction to Braille

This course is designed to provide an introduction to braille for students who are interested in learning how to read and write braille for practical purposes. Course work will include learning to read and write the braille alphabet, numbers, punctuation, and commonly used braille contractions. There will be an emphasis on using braille to enhance functionality and daily living. Materials needed for class are: braille writer or slate and stylus along with some braille paper, two books required-Braille for the Sighted: Beginning Braille and Just Enough to Know Better, est. cost for both books $35.00.


Course Code: TBA


Making Money with Your Voice

Have a great voice? This class will explore numerous aspects of voice over work for television, film, radio, audio books, documentaries and the internet. We will cover all the basics, including how to prepare the all important demo and earn great income Check out www.voicecoaches.com/gptt for class content and general information about the voice acting field.


Course Code: CSP-4000-CC
Date: June 3, Tuesday, 6.30p-9p
Location: AT-Applied Tech, Jamestown Campus
Room #: Instructor: Voice Coaches
Cost: $35
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NEW!
Mobile Technology Workshop "Tiny Technology"

I have a tablet, or a smartphone…and now what? Sign up for this class, and you will learn how to touch, tap, and swipe your way to personal success! Email with ease, socialize on social media, and make photos like a pro! The world is literally at your fingertips with this jargon-free workshop. Besides having fun with basic apps, you will also be able to learn how to review new apps and release your inner geekness..or..greatness! Please bring your mobile device to class.

Course Code: CSP-4000-NB2
Date: June 19, Thursday, 6:30p-9:30p
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: 152D Instructor: Simply Sue Speaks; Carol Caffarel
Cost: $40
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Course Code: CSP-4000-NX2
Date: July 17-July 19, Thursday, 6:30p-9:30p
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: 224 Instructor: Simply Sue Speaks; Carol Caffarel
Cost: $40
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Public Speaking for the Shy and Terrified

This workshop teaches the simple skills necessary to speak with confidence in front of an audience. Focus will be on public speaking and group presentation skills. By the end of the workshop, participants will demonstrate control over their voices and body language and have improved self-confidence in their speaking abilities. Self supporting.

Course Code: CSP-4000-QH2
Date: June 3-June 24, Tuesday, 6:30p-8p
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: 126 Instructor: Jeffries
Cost: $45
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Public Speaking Too

In this course, learn how to eliminate "uh" and replace it with confidence. Make your presentations, announcements, or spur of the moments speeches fun for you and your audience. Learn techniques on handling hecklers or remembering the entire speech. Let your voice be heard and felt. Supplies needed: pencil, 3x 5 note cards and a bottle of water.


Course Code: CSP-4000-NV2
Date: July 8-July 29, Tuesday, 6:30p-8p
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: 126 Instructor: Jeffries
Cost: $45
Registration: Click Here

 

NEW!
Social Media Made Simple

Should you "like" your friends, share a viral video with them, or polish your professional image? With a virtual variety of social media sites available on the internet, which ones should you choose and why? Use your limited time to stay in touch with the rest of the world. In this workshop, we will explore the top social media sites and learn how to choose the ones that work best for your needs and enjoyment. Using social media can be entertaining, educational, informative, and downright fun! Join the world of internet "socialites!"

Course Code: CSP-4000-NG2
Date: June 24, Tuesday, 6:30p-9:30p
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: 152D Instructor: Simply Sue Speaks
Cost: $40
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Course Code: CSP-4000-NJ2
Date: July 15, Tuesday, 6:30p-9:30p
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: 223 Instructor: Simply Sue Speaks
Cost: $40
Registration: Click Here

Updated 04/2/2014