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Manchester Community College



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ESOL033M Intermediate I: Academic Paragraph Writing & Vocabulary

$275

with Nelli Dumanskaya

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 1, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 10 weeks

 ESOL classes will be conducted via Zoom online meetings.

This first intermediate course is focused on the introduction to the process approach to writing and development of reading fluency and vocabulary. Writing and grammar activities will be integrated through basic sentence structure and paragraph organization. Emphasis will be put on gaining skills to produce a clear and well-planned paragraph through learning capitalization rules, sentence and paragraph structure, and increasing vocabulary.

Required Textbooks:

Longman Academic Writing Series, Paragraphs to Esssays ISBN: 978-0-13-466332-6

Focus on Vocabulary 1: Bridging Vocabulary ISBN: 978-0-13-137619-9

Prerequisite: Students are required to take a reading and writing placement assessment to participate in this non-credit ESOL class. Also, Workforce Development and Academic Success Center staff discretion is taken under advisement.

WDC ESOL Writing & Reading Placement Assessment includes:

  • Part 1: Three reading prompts, completing the multiple choice or true/false questions for each.
  • Part 2: Choose one of the writing prompts and write a minimum of a 300 word essay.

For more information contact: ManchesterWDC@ccsnh.edu

This course is WIOA Certified

ESOL033M Intermediate I: Academic Paragraph Writing & Vocabulary

$275

with Megan Rutenbeck

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 1, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 10 weeks

 ESOL classes will be conducted via Zoom online meetings.

This first intermediate course is focused on the introduction to the process approach to writing and development of reading fluency and vocabulary. Writing and grammar activities will be integrated through basic sentence structure and paragraph organization. Emphasis will be put on gaining skills to produce a clear and well-planned paragraph through learning capitalization rules, sentence and paragraph structure, and increasing vocabulary.

Required Textbooks:

Longman Academic Writing Series, Paragraphs to Esssays ISBN: 978-0-13-466332-6

Focus on Vocabulary 1: Bridging Vocabulary ISBN: 978-0-13-137619-9

Prerequisite: Students are required to take a reading and writing placement assessment to participate in this non-credit ESOL class. Also, Workforce Development and Academic Success Center staff discretion is taken under advisement.

WDC ESOL Writing & Reading Placement Assessment includes:

  • Part 1: Three reading prompts, completing the multiple choice or true/false questions for each.
  • Part 2: Choose one of the writing prompts and write a minimum of a 300 word essay.

For more information contact: ManchesterWDC@ccsnh.edu

This course is WIOA Certified

2020 National Electrical Code 15 Hr. Update

$200

with Charles Kennedy

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 6, 2021 at 8 am, runs for 2 weeks

It’s time once again to update your NEC knowledge for the 2020 edition of the National Electrical Code. All electrical professional are invited to attend.

This course will satisfy the fifteen hour education requirements for electricians in New Hampshire and Maine for the 2020 NEC update. It will also satisfy fifteen of the twenty-one continuing education hours required for licensed electricians in Massachusetts for the 2020 MEC.

Licensed electricians in NH are required to obtain their fifteen hour, 2020 NEC update during the calendar year 2020. The courses scheduled below represent dates scheduled through October of 2020 with Charles J. Kennedy.

NOTE:

Students need to bring their electrician license, a form of ID, and a copy of the 2020 edition of the NEC code book.

 

*Additional dates for the remainder of the year will be scheduled and published.  

ESOL034M Intermediate II: Academic Paragraph Writing & Vocabulary

$275

with Multiple Instructors

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 8, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 10 weeks
1 additional session on Feb 9, 2021

ESOL classes will be conducted via Zoom online meetings.

This next level intermediate course is a continuation of the Intermediate I level. Students will write short essays of three paragraphs or more, using the process approach method. Writing and grammar will be focused on mastering the simple verb and sentence structures. Reading skills and vocabulary will be developed through primarily non-fiction texts. Students will integrate paragraphs with supporting details and examples from the readings into the short essays.

Required Textbooks:

Longman Academic Writing Series, Paragraphs to Esssays ISBN: 978-0-13-291566-3

Focus on Vocabulary 1: Bridging Vocabulary ISBN: 978-0-13-137619-9

Prerequisite: Students are required to take a reading and writing placement assessment to participate in this non-credit ESOL class. Also, Workforce Development and Academic Success Center staff discretion is taken under advisement.

WDC ESOL Writing & Reading Placement Assessment includes:

  • Part 1: Three reading prompts, completing the multiple choice or true/false questions for each.
  • Part 2: Choose one of the writing prompts and write a minimum of a 300 word essay.

For more information contact: ManchesterWDC@ccsnh.edu

This course is WIOA Certified

Data Visualization Microcredential

$3,000

with Nicholas Marcus

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 9, 2021 , runs for 24 weeks

According to LinkedIn Learning research, new graduates – defined as people six months out of college or less – disproportionately learn data visualization. While this speaks to an immediate need new graduates face, mastering this skill early will give everyone a huge edge in the workforce. Because today, data visualization is becoming an absolute must-learn skill. As all organizations become increasingly data-driven, the ability to work with data isn’t a bonus, it’s essential. This non-credit microcredential includes three courses: Tableau Desktop I, II, III at a 15% savings off the regular price. 

 It is highly recommended to use two monitors for this class. 

Technical requirements:

Operating Systems

Windows

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or newer (x64)
  • Microsoft Server 2008 R2 or newer
  • 2 GB memory
  • 1.5 GB minimum free disk space

Mac

  • iMac/MacBook computers 2009 or newer
  • macOS High Sierra 10.13, macOS Mojave 10.14 and macOS Catalina 10.15
  • 1.5 GB minimum free disk space

What you'll need:

  • Computer with webcam capabilities and a microphone
  • Additional Monitor (optional, but recommended)

 

Google Docs

$175

with Kimberly Campion

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 9, 2021 at 9 am

This course reviews all of the essentials of working in Google Docs.  The course covers signing into your account and shortcuts, using menus and navigation, formatting text, paragraph formatting, creating bulleted and numbered lists, columns and editing features.  It will also cover adding tables, inserting links and special characters, inserting images, using tools, managing documents, and print options.

For more details on what you will learn, click here.

Tableau-Desktop Specialist - Fundamentals

$1,100

with Nicholas Marcus

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 9, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Tableau Desktop Specialist (Fundamentals): In this course, students will master fundamental skills for analyzing your data in Tableau Desktop. They will learn to connect to and customize data sources, edit field metadata, group fields, and apply sorting and filtering techniques. Exploring the Data pane and Desktop workspace, students will grasp the difference between dimension and measure data, and use fields to build essential charts, including line charts for time-based data; crosstabs and highlight tables; axis charts, scatter plots, and maps. They will write calculations to customize data, and apply table calculations to a view. Finally, students will create interactive dashboards that help guide specific data analysis.

The use of two monitors is highly recommnended.

ESOL055M Advanced Academic Essay Writing and Vocabulary

$275

with Nelli Dumanskaya

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 16, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 10 weeks
1 additional session on Feb 17, 2021

ESOL classes will be conducted via Zoom online meetings.

This advanced course is designed to facilitate the transition to college level reading and evidence-based writing. Students will use the process approach for writing a five-paragraph essay from primarily non-fiction texts, using the basic academic format (effective introduction with thesis, coherent body paragraphs supported by evidence, and conclusion.) Students will also improve their skills in reading and comprehension, grammar and mechanics, practicing a variety of verb and sentence structures necessary for college writing. This integrated reading and writing course will focus on annotation, summary, and critical response essay writing of at least 5 paragraphs.

Required Textbook:  

TBA

 

Prerequisite: Students are required to take a reading and writing placement assessment to participate in this non-credit ESOL class. Also, Workforce Development and Academic Success Center staff discretion is taken under advisement.

WDC ESOL Writing & Reading Placement Assessment includes:

  • Part 1: Three reading prompts, completing the multiple choice or true/false questions for each.
  • Part 2: Choose one of the writing prompts and write a minimum of a 300 word essay.

For more information contact: ManchesterWDC@ccsnh.edu

This course is WIOA Certified





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