INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE
This 6 week class offers a simple approach to learning the basics of American Sign Language (ASL). Content includes numbers, fingerspelling, common phrases, terminology, basic conversational skills, and an overview to understanding the deaf culture. Basic knowledge in ASL is helpful but not required. Registration deadline: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Floyd County Campus
Thurs, January 18 – Feb 22, 2018
$140 includes book
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE – VOICES OFF
This course in American Sign Language is designed to immerse students in an environment in which only ASL is used in the classroom. Voices Off will facilitate fluency in the language. All students will be expected to communicate in ASL during class time. Non-verbal communicating such as gesture, mime, and pencil/pen are allowed and will assist in learning to express yourself and become more familiar with the Deaf culture. This intermediate level class requires basic knowledge of ASL to include: numbers, fingerspelling, common phases, and some conversational skills. Registration deadline: Monday, February 26, 2018
Thurs, March 8 – April 12, 2018
Times: 5:30 – 7:30pm
$210, includes Book/CDs
$145, Students who completed GNTC’s AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE – Beyond the Basics and have the book, may enroll at a reduced rate which does not include the book.
COMPUTER TRAINING FOR SENIOR ADULTS
This beginner class will include topics such as Windows 10, email, online safety, browsing the Internet, social networking, word processing and other basic computer concepts. Will also learn ways to enhance, manage, and save your photos, create slide shows, custom backgrounds and more.
Floyd County Campus
Wed, January 24, 31 February 7, 14, 2018
2pm – 4pm
Beginning to Intermediate Bee Keeping
This course is designed to help both beginners and bee keepers who would like to grow their established hives. The first part of the course will be dedicated to those wishing to start keeping honey bees next spring. Topics will include equipment and hives, ordering bees, types of honey bees, feeding, swarming, and successfully managing the first year. The second part of the course will be devoted to hive management from year to year, easy queen rearing, honey production, and pest management. The entire course will be question-friendly and tailored to the specific needs of the audience. All levels of bee keeping are welcome.
Instructor’s Bio: Stephen Stewart is a local bee keeper who has specialized in feral-survivor honey bees and pesticide-free bee keeping over the last 10 years. During this time Mr. Stewart’s apiary grew to over 100 hives as he pursued honey production and sold hives to the public. In an effort to save survivor-stock honey bees, Mr. Stewart has removed wild hives from more than 40 homes and businesses in northwest Georgia. Mr. Stewart holds biology and environment degrees from Georgia College and the University of Georgia. He established more than a dozen apiaries throughout northwest and south Georgia.
Floyd County Campus – Saturday February 17, 2018
Gordon County Campus – Saturday February 24, 2018
9am – 2:30pm (includes 30 minute lunch – pack a lunch)