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.
- Health & Wellness
Title Times Days Dates Instructor Price Meditate for Health 6-7:30pm Mon 4/28/2014 - 5/12/2014 Sister Jane Wand $35.00 Mindfulness meditation can bring us back to our center when stress takes over our lives and pulls us in many directions. Learn the benefits of meditation and several ways to meditate to help take back control of your life. Natural Cleaning Products for the Home 6-8pm Mon 4/28/2014 - 4/28/2014 Pam Maddox $30.00 Use of traditional home cleaning products is a source of exposure to toxins that not only create allergic reactions but weaken our immune system and pollute the earth. In this class, learn what to avoid and how to save money by making and taking several household products such as window cleaner, laundry detergent and more.
Title Times Days Dates Instructor Price Digital SLR Photograhy 6-9pm Mon 4/21/2014 - 4/21/2014 John Gebhardt $35.00 Topics covered include settings to use for different quality levels, settings to use to get good photos in varying conditions, setting for action photos, and tips for saving, storing and sharing your digital images. Please bring your camera and instruction manual to class with batteries charged and ready for use. Digital SLR Photography Lab 6-9pm Wed 4/23/2014 - 4/23/2014 John Gebhardt $35.00 This is a lab for students who took Digital SLR Photography class on April 21. It is designed to help find and use the features and functions of your camera. Photo situations will be set up to allow the student to actually use the features previously learned. Please bring your camera and instruction manual to class with batteries charged and ready for use. Convert, Restore and Preserve Your Videos, Movies, Slides & Photos to Digital 6-9pm Mon 4/28/2014 - 4/28/2014 John Gebhardt $35.00 Learn to easily convert videos, movies, slides, and photos to digital form. Learn about inexpensive photo and video programs that allow you to correct defects and restore the original colors. Share with generations to come by saving images on CDís, DVDís or hard drives. Editing Your Digital Photos 6-9pm Wed 4/30/2014 - 4/30/2014 John Gebhardt $35.00 In a lab environment, learn how to scan an old photo or slide into a digital format. Learn to crop, resize and touch up unwanted blemishes on a digital photo, how to cut or add a person to a photo and how to make a panoramic scene.
- Professional Development
Title Times Days Dates Instructor Price Intermediate Excel 6-8pm Tues, Thurs 4/22/2014 - 4/29/2014 Rita Schmitt $70.00 Learn about the many Excel features while building an accounts workbook. Course covers formulas, charts, databases, freezing panes, themes, hyperlinks and more. Intro to PowerPoint 6-8pm Thurs 5/1/2014 - 5/8/2014 Kris McCaskill $60.00 Learn how to use slides to convey information rich in multimedia. This class will be held at the JWCC Mt. Sterling Campus.
Title Times Days Dates Instructor Price Sixty Degree Table Runner 9am-3pm Thurs 5/8/2014 - 5/8/2014 Joyce Riggs $45.00 This runner makes a wonderful last minute gift! You can also make a round, center mat using a sixty degree ruler. A supply list is available upon registration.
- Sustainable Living & Gardening
Title Times Days Dates Instructor Price Exploring Wild Edible Plants 5:30-7:30pm Thurs 4/24/2014 - 5/1/2014 Deborah Lee $35.00 Join Deborah on a walk through the JWCC trails and enjoy the beauty of spring. Learn about plants that are edible, when to collect them and how to safely use each. Discover patterns in nature and helpful collecting tips. Take home a short study guide of 100 wild edibles.