Personal Development

At a Glance

Join LLCC Community Education for non-credit classes, workshops, events and travel!

In addition to courses in the below topics, Community Education offers culinaryyouth and travel programs.

Community Education classes are open for enrollment. Students are strongly encouraged to register early (at least one week in advance of class start date) to secure their seat as many classes fill quickly. Classes may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment so your early registration can make the difference. To report a class absence, please call 217-786-2432 or Community.Education@llcc.edu.

Call 217-786-2292 or visit WebAdvisor to register for Community Education classes. 

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Fall 2022

Zumba

Diane C. McCreary has been practicing Zumba for 12 years and been teaching for nine years. Her body and personality are enriched by Zumba. You will enjoy her upbeat attitude and the excitement she will create for this dance and fitness class. Students should wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes and bring a water bottle.

  • Instructor: Diane McCreary
  • Date: Thur., Sept. 1-Oct. 20
  • Time: 6-7 p.m.
  • Location: Trutter Center
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Cost: $65
  • Course Code: CEW 802-02

Disrupting Chemicals

BPA, phthalates and PFAS have all been in the news recently, but are the headlines worth the hype? Should you worry about chemicals in your environment, and if so, why? Join Dr. Megan Woodbury, a neurotoxicologist who studies endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), for a dive into toxicology basics, why researchers are concerned about specific chemicals and some easy tips for reducing your exposure to those that are most worrisome.

  • Instructor: Megan Woodbury
  • Date: Tue., Oct. 18
  • Time: 6-8 p.m.
  • Location: Sangamon Hall, Room 2212
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Cost: $19
  • Course Code: CEW 107-22

Summer 2022

Watercolor en Plein Air: The Art of Painting Outdoors

Bring your own sketchbook with you as we learn to apply watercolor basics, mixing colors, basic design and other fun additions — outside! Please dress appropriately, wear bug spray and bring an outdoor folding chair. After registering, please contact the instructor for a list of supplies: coartchick@aol.com.

  • Instructor: Carolyn Owen Sommer
  • Date: Tue., June 7-28
  • Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Location: Sangamon Hall, Room 1102
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $49
  • Course Code: CEW 103-24

Fall 2022

Knitting 101

Learn a new skill that is relaxing as well as challenging! Receive instructions on how to cast on, make knit and purl stitches, and bind off, as well as how to increase and decrease stitches. Please bring size 8 or 9 circular knitting or straight needles and one skein of worsted weight yarn. 

  • Instructor: Cyndi Dodge
  • Date: Tue., Sept. 13-Oct. 11
  • Time: 6-8 p.m.
  • Location: Sangamon Hall, Room 2212
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $65
  • Course Code: CEW 103-25

Beginning Improv

Ever watch the show "Whose Line is it Anyway?" and think that it looks like fun? Have you always wanted to try improv but never had the chance? Do you have a head full of silly ideas and want to find an outlet to let loose and play? This is the class for you! Through quick activities and short-form games we will cover the basics of spontaneity, building on your partner’s ideas and making your partner look good. No experience needed, all you need is excitement and the desire to learn and play!

  • Instructor: Justine Moser
  • Date: Wed., Sept. 7-Oct. 12
  • Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Montgomery Hall, Room 1142
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $65
  • Course Code: CEW 102-05

Intro to Calligraphy

Made simple and easy in this basic hands-on workshop, learn to use the tools of calligraphy and practice a basic italic style. Supply fee of $20 payable to instructor.

  • Instructor: Steve Ingerson
  • Date: Wed., Sept. 14-Oct. 26
  • Time: 6-8:30 p.m.
  • Location: Sangamon Hall, Room 2214
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $65
  • Course Code: CEW 103-26

Watercolor for Beginners

Learn how to approach a scene and quickly capture it on paper using minimal supplies. We will explore close-up nature painting and a broader landscape approach. After registering, please contact the instructor for a list of supplies to bring: coartchick@aol.com

  • Instructor: Carolyn Owen Sommer
  • Date: Wed., Oct. 5-26
  • Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Location: Sangamon Hall, Room 2332
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $49
  • Course Code: CEW 103-27

Advanced Knitting

For any who has learned how to knit and purl but wants to take knitting a step further, this class will expand your skills to include lace, cables and other exciting stitches. The potential for projects is endless! Please bring 1 skein of worsted weight yarn and size 7 knitting needles. *No class 11/1

  • Instructor: Cyndi Dodge
  • Date: Tue., Oct. 18-Nov. 29 (no class Nov. 1)
  • Time: 6-8 p.m.
  • Location: Sangamon Hall, Room 2210
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $65
  • Course Code: CEW 103-28

Advanced Improv

Advanced Improv is for any student that has already taken a beginning improv class and is interested in building and improving their improv skills! We will focus on story, character and world building with the ultimate goal being to create short, improvised skits and plays. Come and grow your improv and teamwork skills with this advanced class!

  • Instructor: Justine Moser
  • Date: Wed., Oct. 19-Nov. 30 (no class Nov. 23)
  • Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Montgomery Hall, Room 1142
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $65
  • Course Code: CEW 102-06

Watercolor Bag of Tricks

Examine special watercolor techniques and use them to create a painting. After registering, please contact the instructor for a list of supplies to bring: coartchick@aol.com.

  • Instructor: Carolyn Owen Sommer
  • Date: Mon., Nov. 7-28
  • Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Location: Sangamon Hall, Room 2209
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $49
  • Course Code: CEW 103-30

CPR classes are taught by LLCC Emergency Services Programs staff. Certification is through the American Heart Association and covers adult, child and infant CPR, in addition to AED usage and choking care for all ages. No first aid or other health care treatment is addressed within the course.

Classes are $60 include course materials, required student manual and CPR card. Registration deadline is one week prior to class date.

All CPR classes take place from 6-10 p.m. in Kreher Agriculture Center, Room 1115 on the LLCC-Springfield campus unless otherwise noted.

Summer 2022

  • Wed., June 22. Course code CEW 107-14.
  • Mon., July 11. Course code CEW 107-15.

Fall 2022

  • Thu., July 28. Course code CEW 107-27.
  • Tue., Aug. 9. Course code CEW 107-16.
  • Wed., Aug. 24. Course code CEW 107-17.
  • Mon., Sept. 12. Course code CEW 107-18.
  • Thu., Sept. 2. Course code CEW 107-19.
  • Tue., Oct. 4. Course code CEW 107-20. Class held in Kreher Agriculture Center, Room 1130.
  • Wed., Oct. 19. Course code CEW 107-23.
  • Mon., Nov. 7. Course code CEW 107-24.
  • Thu., Nov. 17. Course code CEW 107-25.
  • Tue., Dec. 6. Course code CEW 107-26.

Fall 2022

Downsizing: It's Harder Than You Think

Most people acquire things over a lifetime, but when it comes time to move into a smaller home or relocate to a warmer climate, the task of deciding what to keep and what to toss can be overwhelming. In this class we will discuss how to start the downsizing process: what to keep, donate, sell or throw away. It includes a Downsizing Guide which is a resource for documenting your possessions into 24 categories, ranging from antiques to vehicles.

  • Instructor: Maureen Williams
  • Date: Sat., Sept. 10
  • Time: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Location: Montgomery Hall, Room 1142
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $29
  • Course Code: CEW 113-08

Fall 2022

Real Estate: How to Find the Right Home for You

Finding the best home for you can seem like finding the impossible dream. With the Find the Right Home Plan, you will be able to prioritize your wants and needs. Please bring three pencils with full erasers.

  • Instructor: Barbara Boucher
  • Date: Thu., Sept. 22
  • Time: 9-11 a.m.
  • Location: Logan Hall, Room 1114
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $25
  • Course Code: CEW 113-09

Retirement Planning Today

Retirement Planning Today® is an education course for pre-retirees (50-65) looking for an unbiased and comprehensive perspective on important retirement planning concerns. Topics include: Life Planning for Retirement, Retirement Needs and Expenses, Retirement Roadblocks and Mistakes, Retirement Income Sources, Retirement Plan Distributions, Investments, Risk Management and Asset Protection, and Estate Planning. Registration is required and space is limited. Textbook included. When registering two, fee for first person is $59, second person is $0. Both must register at same time.

  • Instructor: Mark Kluemke
  • Date: Thu., Sept. 29-Oct. 6
  • Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Location: Kreher Agriculture Center, Room 1115
  • Ages: 55 and over
  • Fee: $59
  • Course Code: First person, CEW 105-06; second person, CEW 105-07.
  • Instructor: Mark Kluemke
  • Date: Tue., Oct. 4-11
  • Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Location: Kreher Agriculture Center, Room 1115
  • Ages: 55 and over
  • Fee: $59
  • Course Code: First person, CEW 105-08; second person, CEW 105-09.

Fall 2022

First-Time Home Buyer Seminar

Join in for an overview of the home buying process that includes tips on obtaining a mortgage, home inspections, house hunting and much more!

  • Instructor: Nikki Cowan
  • Date: Sat., Sept. 24
  • Time: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Location: Logan Hall, Room 1114
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $19
  • Course Code: CEW 109-06

Introduction to Floral Design

Learn floral design techniques in a fun, creative, hands-on course. Make DIY home decor and explore basic design principles and various design methods. Students will create a minimum of eight different pieces guided by an experienced floral designer. Students should bring one pair of scissors and one pair of clippers/pruners for cutting stems, tape and wires. Supply fee of $100 is payable to the instructor on the first day of class.

  • Instructor: Tabitha Land
  • Date: Wed., Oct. 19-Dec. 14 (no class Nov. 23)
  • Time: 5-7 p.m.
  • Location: Kreher Agriculture Center, Room 1130
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $120
  • Course Code: CEW 103-29

Fall 2022

American Sign Language Level 1

Learn basic sign hand shapes, vocabulary, grammar, cultural information and practice everyday interpersonal interaction. Classroom experiences are conducted to maximize visual language learning. Textbook is required and may be purchased from the LLCC Bookstore: "Learning American Sign Language" ISBN 0-205-27553-2.

  • Instructor: Doni Cosby-Stricklen
  • Date: Wed., Aug. 24-Nov. 9
  • Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Location: Logan Hall, Room 1132
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $175
  • Course Code: CEW 401-12

Conversational German

For travel and fun, students will learn effective conversational skills, pronunciation, key phrases, numbers, telling time, self-introductions and basic information relative to travel. Please bring a notebook and a German dictionary or cellphone with a dictionary app. Textbook is required and may be purchased from the LLCC Bookstore: “Berliner Platz Klett Langenscheidt” ISBN 978-3-12-606309-8.

  • Instructor: Janelle Voss
  • Date: Wed., Sept. 21-Nov. 9
  • Time: 5:30-7 p.m.
  • Location: Millennium Center, Room 2237
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $95
  • Course Code: CEW 401-13

Conversational Spanish 1

For people with no experience with Spanish, this course is designed to encourage you to start learning the second most spoken language in the U.S. (about 45 million speak it). Starting with the alphabet and numbers, you’ll be exploring what it is like speaking and understanding Spanish from the very beginning of the class. A textbook is required and may be purchased from the LLCC Bookstore: "Get Started in Spanish: Absolute Beginner Course" ISBN-10: 978-1444174922.

  • Instructor: Nelson Lara
  • Date: Mon., Sept. 26-Nov. 14
  • Time: 7-9 p.m.
  • Location: Montgomery Hall, Room 1142
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $99
  • Course Code: CEW 401-09

Conversaciones sobre la cultura Hispana (intermediate to advanced level)

Para personas interesadas en el mundo Hispano y quieran mejorar y/o practicar el espanol. Nuestras conversaciones abordaran temas como la literature, la comida, la musica o la actualidad de paises hispanoamericanos. El instructor es de Venezuela.

  • Instructor: Nelson Lara
  • Date: Tue., Sept. 27-Nov. 22 (no class Nov. 1)
  • Time: 7-9 p.m.
  • Location: Sangamon Hall, Room 1102
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $99
  • Course Code: CEW 401-10

Conversational Spanish 2

Designed for those with some experience with the Spanish language, class begins with a review of the basics. Using games, role-playing, reading and drills, participants are encouraged to express themselves in Spanish, utilizing structures and vocabulary needed in everyday situations. A textbook is required and may be purchased from the LLCC Bookstore: “Complete Latin American Spanish…” ISBN: 978-1444192643.

  • Instructor: Nelson Lara
  • Date: Wed., Sept. 28-Nov. 16
  • Time: 7-9 p.m.
  • Location: Sangamon Hall, Room 1102
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $99
  • Course Code: CEW 401-11

Fall 2022

College Choir

This class is for community members wishing to join the College Choir who are not otherwise credit-seeking students at LLCC. Students will sing a wide variety of music and have performance opportunities. Students may register using the course code by calling LLCC Registration at 217-786-2292.

  • Instructor: Laurie Lewis-Fritz
  • Date: Mon., Wed. and Fri., Aug. 22-Dec. 9 (no class Sept. 5, Nov. 23 and Nov. 25)
  • Time: 1-1:50 p.m.
  • Location: Menard Hall, Room 2250
  • Fee: $20
  • Course Code: CEW 102-07

Fall 2022

Career Development

Students will explore their interests and skills in order to solidify a career path. The class will use the Illinois Career Information System (CIS) to complete Interest Inventories and Skill Assessments. Students will build a portfolio that will include a sample cover letter, resume, etc. In addition, students will be able to research colleges, trade programs and the military in order to reach their career goals. Please bring a binder.

  • Instructor: Allison Dokey
  • Date: Wed., Sept. 7-Oct. 5
  • Time: 5-6:30 p.m.
  • Location: Logan Hall, Room 1136
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $49
  • Course Code: CEW 118-01

Honoring Female African-American Authors

This class will read a classic novel by a famous African-American female author and collectively discuss, analyze and enjoy in the exploration of timeless writings. Nobel prize-winning author Toni Morrison's book "The Bluest Eye" provides an inside look into self-identity, race, inner cultural racism and harmful sexual objectification of black women.

  • Instructor: Kendalynn Jackson
  • Date: Thu., Sept. 22-Oct. 20
  • Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Menard Hall, Room 1165
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $65
  • Course Code: CEW-114-02

Travel Tips by Frugal Frau

Thinking about a trip to Europe in your future? Confused about where to go, when to book a trip, how to get ready and what to see? Learn from an instructor with over 20 years of experience studying and traveling with student groups to Europe. Discover the best way to book a flight, how to prepare for the trip and how to get around once you are there. Please bring a journal and pen or pencil.

  • Instructor: Janelle Voss
  • Date: Mon., Oct. 3-24
  • Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Logan Hall, Room 1132
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $39
  • Course Code: CEW 113-11

The Sunshine Within

Can optimism be learned? Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. Learn ways to bring more sunshine to your days by unleashing your power with positive thinking. Textbook is required and available for purchase through the LLCC Bookstore: “The Power of Positive Thinking” by Norman Vincent Peale ISBN: 978-0-7432-3480-1.

  • Instructor: Rosemary DiNello
  • Date: Thu. Oct. 6-13
  • Time: 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Location: Millennium Center, Room 2203
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $25
  • Course Code: CEW 107-21

Introduction to Voiceovers

Explore the craft of voiceovers! Discover current trends, opportunities and tools you need to find success in this growing remote-working industry. Read a real script and receive coaching from your instructor, a professional voice actor, to improve your delivery. This is a one-time, 90-minute, one-on-one video-chat class! Upon registration you will be contacted by Voices for All to schedule your class for a day and time of your convenience.

Requirements: Students must have internet access and video chatting capabilities using a method such as Zoom, Skype (Win/Mac/mobile) or iChat/FaceTime (Mac/iOS).

  • Instructor: Alicia Midgely
  • Date and Time: Call 217-786-2430 to schedule your one-on-one session.
  • Location: Online-virtual
  • Fee: $49
  • Course Code: TBA

Summer 2022

Intro to Photography 2: Post-Processing Your Images with Lightroom Classic

Now that you have captured an image in your camera, learn how to post-process it for printing and posting to the internet. You will learn how to download images, storing them in searchable catalogs, cropping, burning, dodging, exposure adjustments, contrast adjustments, color balancing, saturation, image sharpening, saving and exporting to different file formats. This class will be using Adobe Lightroom Classic, although the concepts learned should be applicable to many other post-processing applications. Students should bring a flash drive to save their work and may opt to bring their own laptop.

  • Instructor: Doug Bergeron
  • Date: Tue., June 7-July 5
  • Time: 7-9 p.m.
  • Location: Menard Hall, Room 2226
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $65
  • Course Code: CEW 104-09

Intro to Photography 1: The Camera and the Image

Learn how to get the most creative control out of your camera by using the Manual Mode. You will learn the technical and functional aspects of camera shutters, apertures, ISO and how to use the exposure meter. We will unravel the often confusing and complex world of lenses. We will discuss and practice the essentials of image composition, including previsualization, mise en scene, light and shadow, and perspective. Upon completion of this course, you should be able to visualize an image before it is captured, identify and adjust the compositional elements to achieve the desired image and be able to make the technical adjustments to the camera to capture the visualized image. Please bring a camera with an interchangeable lens and hard copy of the manual for the camera.

  • Instructor: Doug Bergeron
  • Date: Wed., June 8-July 13
  • Time: 7-9 p.m.
  • Location: Workforce Careers Center, Room 2101
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $75
  • Course Code: CEW 104-10

Photography Lighting 2: Basic Portraiture Lighting

In the Basic Portrait Lighting seminar, we will introduce you to single and multiple light lighting systems for portraits, what each light is for, and lighting angles. You will learn about the tools used to correctly set exposure and color balance. We will also discuss the appropriate lenses for portrait work. You will learn and use 4 basic portrait lighting approaches. A portable studio will be set up where you will be able to photograph a model using the tools and lighting techniques you will be learning. Bring your camera, charged batteries, and memory cards.

  • Instructor: Doug Bergeron
  • Date: Sat., July 30
  • Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Location: Trutter Center
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $29
  • Course Code: CEW 104-13

Fall 2022

General Portraiture

Say goodbye to awkward family photos, and hello to framers! Learn tips and tricks to taking photos you will actually want to print. Couples, family and senior portraiture will be covered. Within these units, lighting and technique will also be demonstrated. Please bring your camera.

  • Instructor: Tabitha Bock-Matlock
  • Date: Thu., Sept. 8-29
  • Time: 6-7 p.m.
  • Location: Kreher Agriculture Center, Room 1121
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $45
  • Course Code: CEW 104-14

How to Use Natural Lighting and Flash

Learn how to use natural lighting to benefit your photographs in addition to how to use external lights such as flashes, lamps and work lights to enhance your work. Please bring your camera and a piece of lighting.

  • Instructor: Tabitha Bock-Matlock
  • Date: Fri., Sept. 9-30
  • Time: 5-7 p.m.
  • Location: Kreher Agriculture Center, Room 1121
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $55
  • Course Code: CEW 104-15

Becoming a Professional Photographer

Start making money through your passion! Learn from a professional Wedding and Studio Photographer the tips, tricks and secrets to marketing yourself as a professional. Please bring camera or phone.

  • Instructor: Tabitha Bock-Matlock
  • Date: Tue., Sept. 20
  • Time: 6-8 p.m.
  • Location: Sangamon Hall, Room 2210
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $19
  • Course Code: CEW 104-16

Intro to Photography 2: Post-Processing Your Images with Lightroom Classic

Now that you have captured an image in your camera, learn how to post-process it for printing and posting to the internet. You will learn how to download images, storing them in searchable catalogs, cropping, burning, dodging, exposure adjustments, contrast adjustments, color balancing, saturation, image sharpening, saving and exporting to different file formats. This class will be using Adobe Lightroom Classic, although the concepts learned should be applicable to many other post-processing applications. Students should bring a flash drive to save their work and may opt to bring their own laptop.

  • Instructor: Doug Bergeron
  • Date: Tue., Sept. 27-Oct. 25
  • Time: 7-9 p.m.
  • Location: Menard Hall, Room 2226
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $65
  • Course Code: CEW 104-17

Intro to Photography 1: The Camera and the Image

Learn how to get the most creative control out of your camera by using the Manual Mode. You will learn the technical and functional aspects of camera shutters, apertures, ISO and how to use the exposure meter. We will unravel the often confusing and complex world of lenses. We will discuss and practice the essentials of image composition, including previsualization, mise en scene, light and shadow, and perspective. Upon completion of this course, you should be able to visualize an image before it is captured, identify and adjust the compositional elements to achieve the desired image and be able to make the technical adjustments to the camera to capture the visualized image. Please bring a camera with an interchangeable lens and hard copy of the manual for the camera.

  • Instructor: Doug Bergeron
  • Date: Wed., Sept. 28-Nov. 2
  • Time: 7-9 p.m.
  • Location: Menard Hall, Room 1175
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $75
  • Course Code: CEW 104-18

Photography Lighting 1: Navigating Lighting Technology

If you want to take your photography to the next level by taking control of your lighting, but can’t sort out the myriad of lighting options, this is for you. We will explain the differences between constant lighting, speed lights, monolights, and studio lights, the differences between triggers and controllers, and introduce you to an array of light modifiers. We will talk about why and where you use the different technologies, helping you to decide what lighting solution might be best for your goals. You will have the opportunity to actually work with different flash technologies, as well as constant lighting sources, during the seminar. We will show you how to determine proper exposure when using flash systems, without a handheld light meter.

  • Instructor: Doug Bergeron
  • Date: Sat., Oct. 1
  • Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Location: Trutter Center
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $29
  • Course Code: CEW 104-19

Photography For Beginners 

Learn the history of where photography came from to where it is now, as well as the basic functions of your camera and what each symbol means. Learn the difference between JPEG, RAW and TIFF files, in addition to the best ways to capture the images you are wanting. Upon Completion of this course, you will leave with the knowledge and understanding of how your own personal camera functions to capture those moments. Please bring your camera with your specific manual.

  • Instructor: Tabitha Bock-Matlock
  • Date: Tue., Oct. 4-25
  • Time: 6-8 p.m.
  • Location: Millennium Center, Room 2237
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $55
  • Course Code: CEW 104-20

Photography Lighting 2: Basic Portraiture Lighting

In the Basic Portrait Lighting seminar, we will introduce you to single and multiple light lighting systems for portraits, what each light is for, and lighting angles. You will learn about the tools used to correctly set exposure and color balance. We will also discuss the appropriate lenses for portrait work. You will learn and use 4 basic portrait lighting approaches. A portable studio will be set up where you will be able to photograph a model using the tools and lighting techniques you will be learning. Bring your camera, charged batteries, and memory cards.

  • Instructor: Doug Bergeron
  • Date: Sat., Oct. 15
  • Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Location: Trutter Center
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $29
  • Course Code: CEW 104-21

How to Capture Portraits of Your Kids

Learn how to properly work with kids to get them to pose while having fun. Please bring your camera.

  • Instructor: Tabitha Bock-Matlock
  • Date: Mon., Nov. 7-28
  • Time: 6-8 p.m.
  • Location: Logan Hall, Room 1132
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $55
  • Course Code: CEW 104-22

How to Capture Landscape

Say goodbye to awkward family photos, and hello to framers! Learn tips and tricks to taking photos you will actually want to print. Couples, family and senior portraiture will be covered. Within these units, lighting and technique will also be demonstrated. Please bring your camera.

  • Instructor: Tabitha Bock-Matlock
  • Date: Tue., Nov. 8-29
  • Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Sangamon Hall, Room 1104
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $49
  • Course Code: CEW 104-23

Teacher Professional Development Workshops

We hope you can join us for an upcoming teacher professional development workshop. These workshops provide continuing professional development units (CPDUs) for K-12 teachers and are also open to the community at large. 

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Fall 2022

Social Media: Which Platforms Are Used for What?

Have you wanted to learn which social media platform is used for what? This is the class for you! You will learn Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest, in addition to learning how to communicate using each platform.

  • Instructor: Tabitha Bock-Matlock
  • Date: Mon., Sept. 12-Oct. 10
  • Time: 6-7 p.m.
  • Location: Logan Hall, Room 1139
  • Ages: 19 and over
  • Fee: $39
  • Course Code: CEW 101-07