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IU Northwest offers Adult Education classes

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) courses begin on rolling 3-week schedule July 30; other non-credit offerings include interior design, comedy and more

Wednesday Jul 11, 2012


Career-development courses are among the many non-credit classes being offered at Indiana University Northwest beginning July 30. Those considering a career change or looking to earn a promotion are encouraged to register now for instruction in a variety of important topics and disciplines. 

IU Northwest offers opportunities for lifestyle enrichment, as well. From line dancing and sewing to interior design and comedy writing, opportunities abound to hone your personal creativity.

Upcoming adult education classes offered at IU Northwest include:

Career Development

  • Certified Nursing Assistant: Three-week courses offered on a rolling schedule from beginning July 30 to February 4, 2013, $810. For dates, visit http://www.iun.edu/adult-education/.
  • Dental Office Administration: Tuesdays, September 11 – November 6 (no class October 9), 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., $245 (includes book). If registering after August 28, cost will be $255.
  • Medical Terminology: Wednesdays, September 12 – October 31, 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., $250 (includes book). If registering after August 23, cost will be $260.
  • Pharmacy Technician Training: Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 11 – November 15, 7 p.m. until 9:30 p.m., $925 (includes book). If registering after August 28, cost will be $950.
  • Eye Clinic Assistant: Tuesdays, September 25 – December 11, 7 p.m. until 9:30 p.m., $450 (includes book). Registration closes September 12.
  • Health Insurance Billing: Mondays and Wednesdays, October 15 – December 5, 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., $395 (includes books). If registering after October 4, cost will be $420.

Business

  • Event Planning: Mondays, September 10 – October 1, 7 p.m. until 9 p.m., $125. If registering after August 30, cost will be $135.
  • Grant Proposal Overview: Mondays and Wednesdays, September 10 - 19, 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., $135. If registering after August 30, cost will be $145.
  • Grant Writing Workshop: Mondays, October 1 - 22, 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., $165. Prior grant writing experience is required. If registering after September 13, cost will be $175.
  • How to Start a Not-for-Profit Organization: Mondays and Wednesdays, October 29 and 31, 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., $80. If registering after October 18, cost will be $90.
  • Fundraising Essentials: Mondays, November 5 and 12, 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., $135. If registering after October 24, cost will be $145.

Computers

  • Computers for Seniors (The Basics, the Internet and Windows 7): Fridays, August 31 – October 5, 9 a.m. until 12 p.m., $125. If registering after August 20, cost will be $135.
  • Word – Microsoft Office 2010: Saturday, September 8, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., $155 (includes book). If registering after August 28, cost will be $165.
  • Excel - Microsoft Office 2010: Saturday, September 15, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., $155 (includes book). If registering after September 5, cost will be $165.
  • Photoshop: Wednesdays, September 12 – October 24 (no class September 26), 7 p.m. until 9:30 p.m., $155 (materials extra). If registering after August 30, cost will be $165.
  • Social Networking: Saturdays, September 8 and 15, 9 a.m. until 12 p.m., $85. If registering after August 23, cost will be $95.
  • Intermediate Excel - Microsoft Office 2010: Saturday, September 29, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., $155 (includes book). If registering after September 13, cost will be $165.
  • Power Point: Saturday, October 6, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., $155 (includes book). If registering after September 26, cost will be $165.

Personal Development

  • Beginner Sewing: Saturdays, September 29 – October 27, 9 a.m. until 12 p.m., $150 (does not include machine and supplies). If registering after September 13, cost will be $160.
  • The Art of Comedy Writing: Tuesdays, September 11 – October 16, 7 p.m. until 9:30 p.m., $125. If registering after August 29, cost will be $135.
  • Home Accessories: Wednesdays, August 22 – September 5, 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m., $90. If registering after August 13, cost will be $100.
  • Interior Design – Basic: Wednesdays, September 12 – October 17, 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m., $169. If registering after August 30, cost will be $179.
  • Interior Design – Intermediate (takes place off campus): Saturdays, October 20, 27 and November 3, 9 a.m. until late afternoon depending on the adventure, $159. If registering after October 4, cost will be $169.
  • Interior Design – Advanced: Saturdays, November 10, 17 and December 1, 9 a.m. until late afternoon depending on the adventure, $159. If registering after October 29, cost will be $169.
  • Line Dancing I: Saturdays, September 8 – November 3 (no class October 20), 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., $115. If registering after August 23, cost will be $125.

Online Instruction

A variety of courses are now available online, primarily in the areas of computers and professional development. Courses run for six weeks (with a two-week grace period at the end). Courses are projected-oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links and more. For a complete class listing, visitwww.ed2go.com/iunadulted.

To register for any of the listed courses, contact Adult Education Manager, Linda Szalmasagi at (219) 980-6806, or email her at lszalm@iun.edu.  A full list of classes and descriptions can be found by visiting the Web at http://www.iun.edu/adult-education/.

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