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Business and Community Education

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Basic Hiking & Wilderness Survival
Become confident and ready for your first, next hiking, or backpacking trip. Taught by a professional guide and former Search and Rescue (SAR) member, you’ll learn valuable wilderness skills and knowledge about firstaid, shelters, water, map-reading and compasses, nutrition, and what to do if lost. You will culminate the class with a hands-on experience on a field trip to Yosemite Park. Yosemite trip date to be determined by participants during the first day of class.

DATES: TBA
TIME: TBA
INSTRUCTOR: Bill King
LOCATION: Business Resource Center, 630 W 19th Street, Room 121
COST: $79 (does not include Yosemite trip)

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Beginning Sign Language
In this class you will have fun learning the basics of American Sign Language. Learn how to communicate with others without even saying a word! This is an interactive class that you don’t want to miss!

DATES: TBA
TIME: TBA
INSTRUCTOR: La Rhonda Batson
LOCATION: Business Resource Center, 630 W 19th Street, Room 121
COST: $60

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Digital Camera Basics
Do you have a digital camera and want to learn how to maximize it’s potential during graduations, weddings, and birthdays or your summer vacation? Professional photographer and photography instructor Jay Sousa, will teach a class on digital photography for beginner and intermediate photographers. This 9-hour class spread over 3 Saturdays will cover the basic use of a DSLR camera including camera settings for auto and manual modes. The class will also cover exposure, white balance,
selecting the proper light, composition, downloading, basic Photoshop, and printing. The structure of the class will be lecture, demonstration, and hands on assignments.

DATES: TBA
TIME: TBA
INSTRUCTOR: Jay Sousa
LOCATION: Merced College, ART-8
COSTS: $125

*Please bring your own digital camera to class.

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Business Writing Made Simple and Strong
Fighting writer’s block? Fumbling over grammar, spelling, wordiness? Failing to engage your reader? Stop those writing pirates! Fight back with: sure-fire writing starters, impressive correct and clear content, emails that readers actually open and read, closings that get action.

For Your Winning Writing Plan:
1. Mark your calendar and sign-up today.
2. Begin receiving Strong and Simple Writing tips in your inbox ASAP
3. Submit a one-page writing sample at least a month before class starts
and receive a free confidential business writing review.

DATES: TBA
TIME: TBA
INSTRUCTOR: John Parker
LOCATION: Business Resource Center, 630 W 19th Street, Room 121
COST: $145

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An Introduction to Voiceovers (Getting Started in Voice Acting)
ONE-ON-ONE VIDEO CHAT SETTING
Explore the fun, rewarding possibilities of the voiceover industry! Discover current trends and how they make it easy and affordable for just about anyone to get involved. You’ll learn about different types of voiceovers and tools you’ll need to find success. Your instructor, a professional voice actor from Voices For All, will take notes as you read a script in this one-on-one video chat setting, and offer some coaching to improve your delivery. You’ll receive a professional voiceover evaluation later. One-time, 90 minute,
introductory class. Learn more at http://www.voicesforall.com/ooo. 18 and over.

DATE: TBA
TIME: TBA
COST: $49

 

 

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3 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER!
ONLINE Anytime, from anywhere, right here. Easy and secure (Visa/Mastercard only).

CALL (209) 384-6224 using Debit/Credit (Visa/Mastercard only) Monday thru Friday, 8am – 5pm.

VISIT the Business Resource Center at 630 W. 19th Street in Merced (M St./19th St.) Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. to register using
Debit/Credit (Visa/Mastercard only) or cash.

We are happy to invoice firms and agencies for your class fee if being sponsored by such an agency.

 

Donate Today!

Please help support the Community Education and College for Kids Programs with a donation. These programs are self-supporting through registration fees as we do not receive any general fund monies from the College. Any funds received are tax deductible through the Merced College Foundation which is a non-profit.

 

 

 

 

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Business and Community Education

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