Community Education Classes
Click the categories below to see current classes offered at John Wood. Click on the class name to see a full description of the course.
- Computers & Technology
Title CRN Times Days Dates Location Instructor Price Intermediate Excel 66201 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Wednesday, Monday, Tuesday 3/28/2018 - 4/2/2018 Quincy Rita Schmitt $70.00 Date change from Booklet due to college being closed March 30th. Designed for those who are familiar with Excel, this class goes beyond the basics to cover more detailed functions, formulas, layouts, cover charts, spreadsheet topics such as conditional formatting, and formulas SUMIF, COUNTIF, and IF. Get hands on experience in an interactive class environment, and leave with resources to take your skills to the next level. A great follow up for those who have taken Excel for the Absolute Beginner. Advance Excel 66203 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Wednesday & Friday 4/18/2018 - 5/10/2018 Quincy Rita Schmitt $80.00 Designed for those who are wanting a more advanced class dealing with Excel, this class goes beyond the Intermediate to cover more detailed functions like, pivot tables, Pivot Charts, Slicers, headers and footers. The advanced formulas will cover VLOOKUP, SUBTOTAL, and locking cells. Get hands on experience in an interactive class environment, and leave with resources to take your skills to the next level. Prerequisite: Intermediate Excel or equivalent or instructor permission.
Title CRN Times Days Dates Location Instructor Price Homemade Mexican Cooking 66204 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Saturday 4/21/2018 - 4/21/2018 Quincy Ignacio Anguiano-Reyes $45.00 Add some spice to your weekly meals with Homemade Mexican Cooking! Learn to make delicious, fresh, homemade style Mexican dishes, sample the most commonly prepared items including mole verde, guacamole, salad and soup. Leave with resources and recipes.
- Language & Communication
Title CRN Times Days Dates Location Instructor Price Beginner German Section 3 66205 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Thursday 4/19/2018 - 5/10/2018 Quincy Judy Percy $40.00 Introduction to the German language: This second section will cover Lessons 5-7 in the Schritle International book. Instructor will give students the book ISBN on the first day of class. (If you are a return student, it is the same book) This is a class for anyone wanting to learn a different language, no previous knowledge needed. Prerequisites for this class are Beginner German Section 1 & 2 or with instructor permission. ** Cost of class does not include the cost of the book. Students are responsible for book purchase.
- Personal Enrichment
Title CRN Times Days Dates Location Instructor Price U.S. History and Today 66206 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Saturday 4/21/2018 - 4/21/2018 Quincy John LeGear $35.00 This is a 3-hour seminar that conveys the past 100 years of American History (since 1914) through 420 photos and 42 film clips. The class is designed to encourage class discussion about American History, and talk about the marriage of news and film/music connected to American History. This Seminar is for all adults 18+.
Title CRN Times Days Dates Location Instructor Price Using Your Digital Camera 66199 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Monday & Wednesday 3/19/2018 - 3/21/2018 Quincy John Gebhardt $60.00 Learn how to use your digital camera, including which icons, menus, and function buttons to use to take photos in a variety of situations. Get tips on how to save, store, and share your images & get more pictures per memory card. Discover how to adjust settings to get unique photos and how to set the camera to get better action shots indoors and out. Class includes an informational session on the first night where students can attend from the Pittsfield and Mt. Sterling centers via Zoom. The second night of class all students attend at the Quincy JWCC Campus for the interactive lab session. Bring your own digital camera with instruction manual and a fresh set of batteries. **Students can attend the Oct. 23 class via Zoom at Mt. Sterling and Pittsfield centers or in person at Quincy. Please indicate at registration which center you will attend. Be advised the NW Pittsfield JWCC location is at 39637 260th Ave, Pittsfield IL Editing Your Digital Camera 66200 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Monday 3/26/2018 - 3/26/2018 Quincy John Gebhardt $40.00 In a lab environment, learn how to perform basic editing functions, including scanning, saving, cropping, resizing, touching (removing unwanted blemishes or mistakes) and more from your digital photos. Learn how to merge multiple photos into one panoramic scene, and how to remove or transfer objects and people from one photo to another. Converting Memories 66202 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Wednesday 4/4/2018 - 4/4/2018 Quincy John Gebhardt $40.00 Learn how to convert your old movies, slides, photos and negatives into a digital format to preserve and share them with relatives and friends. Learn about inexpensive photo and video programs that allow you to correct defects and restore the original colors. Find out how to save your images on CDs, DVDs, or hard drives for future generations to enjoy.