Computer Skills: PC Tour: Boot Camp

Computer Skills: PC Tour: Boot Camp

Anthony Jordan, BFA, Microsoft certified training consultant/specialist

Our Computer Labs utilize Windows 7 & Office 2010 applications. Limited enrollment.

Required: All classes require knowledge in using a computer keyboard and mouse.

For Beginners

Receive an overview and learn the major PC applications, including Windows, Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint. Each week — another session of training and more!

CPX-115    6 sessions (18 hours) / $155

Mon. & Wed., 6:15-9:15pm, Feb. 26-March 14


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Computer Skills: Microsoft Word for Windows

Computer Skills: Microsoft Word for Windows

Anthony Jordan, BFA, Microsoft certified training consultant/specialist

Our Computer Labs utilize Windows 7 & Office 2010 applications. Limited enrollment.

Required: All classes require knowledge in using a computer keyboard and mouse.

For Beginners

Learn menu commands; edit and copy; formatting, fonts and attributes, paragraph alignment, bullets, numbering.

CPX-260    3 sessions (9 hours) / $105

Wed., 6:15-9:15pm, April 18-May 2

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Microsoft Project Pro

Microsoft Project Pro

Anthony Jordan, BFA, Microsoft certified training consultant/specialist

Our Computer Labs utilize Windows 7 & Office 2010 applications. Limited enrollment.

Required: All classes require knowledge in using a computer keyboard and mouse.

For Beginners

This is the ideal course for the Project Manager or a project team to track and manage a project! Learn to balance the project's scope, cost, time and resources efficiently. Create schedules, using Gantt Charts, Calendar Views, Resource Sheets, creating and customizing reports, work break- down structures and milestones.

CPX-213    4 sessions (12 hours) / $135

Mon. & Wed., 6:15-9:15pm, March 19-28

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Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint

Anthony Jordan, BFA, Microsoft certified training consultant/specialist

Our Computer Labs utilize Windows 7 & Office 2010 applications. Limited enrollment.

Required: All classes require knowledge in using a computer keyboard and mouse.

For Advanced Beginners

Need to make an impressive presentation in front of a group? Step-by-step instructions to create, edit, print and file slides, outlines, speaker's notes, and handouts.

CPX-240    3 sessions (9 hours) / $125

Mon. & Wed., 6:15-9:15pm, (starts Wed.) May 9-16

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Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel

Anthony Jordan, BFA, Microsoft certified training consultant/specialist

Our Computer Labs utilize Windows 7 & Office 2010 applications. Limited enrollment.

Required: All classes require knowledge in using a computer keyboard and mouse.

For Advanced Beginners

Create, edit, save, print worksheets; construct formulas, columns, rows; format text and cells; learn copying; introduction to charts.

CPX-230    3 sessions (9 hours) / $165

Mon., 6:15-9:15pm, April 23-May 7

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Apple & Technology: Welcome to the MAC Demonstration

Apple & Technology: Welcome to the MAC Demonstration

Alvin Estrada, MA, + 30 credits, Lecturer, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Adjunct Professor, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science at Adelphi University, Technical Assistant, Department of Mathematics, Computer Science & Information Technology at Nassau Community College.

Acquire the basic skills needed to take advantage of the features the Mac has to offer. Topics include: the basics of navigating, getting organized, keeping your software up to date, customization, keyboard shortcuts, gestures, hiding application windows and more.

CPX-455F   1 session (3 hours) / $35 / Fri., 6-9 pm, March 9

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The I's Have It: iPad • iPhone • iPod touch

The I's have it: iPad • iPhone • iPod touch:

Alvin Estrada, MA, + 30 credits, Lecturer, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Adjunct Professor, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science at Adelphi University, Technical Assistant, Department of Mathematics, Computer Science & Information Technology at Nassau Community College.

Demonstration Lecture – How to Buy & Use Apple Products

Attain information on how to decide which device to buy among the various iPads, iPhones and iPod touches on the market. Topics include: the basics of navigating, getting organized, keeping your device up to date, customization, personalize your settings, learn awesome apps that are available and more. You do not need to bring your own device.

CPX-451     ZA / 1 session (3 hours) / $35 / Sun., 10am-1pm, April 15

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Social Media: 1-Day Workshops

Social Media: 1-Day Workshops on Sundays

Stacey Estrada, BS, Instructor - Adult Education Glen Cove School District

Recommended: Knowledge of the Mac or Windows Operating System

Acquire the basic skills on these free online social media sites.

Register for all three (3) classes below at the initial time of registration for $125.

•   Facebook®: Personal Use

Topics include: news feed, networks, friends, inbox, poking, commenting, likes, tagging, photo albums, online chat, notifications, following, trending and more.

CPX-510    Z1 / 1 session (6 hours) / $55 / Sun., 10am-4pm, March 4

•   LinkedIn®, Pinterest®, Twitter®: Networking

Topics include:  connections, news feed, inbox, commenting, notifications, following, followers, trending, tweets, twitter stream, hashtags, quotes and more.

CPX-510    Z2 / 1 session (6 hours) / $55 / Sun., 10am-4pm, March 11

•   Instagram®, Pinterest®, Shutterfly®: Photo Storage, Sharing & Blogging

Topics include:  upload, boards, pins, likes, search, following, photo albums, sharing and more.

CPX-510  Z3 / 1 session (6 hours) / $55 / Sun., 10am-4pm, March 18

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Auctioning, Selling, Buying Online: Amazon®, Craigslist®, eBay®, Groupon®

Auctioning, Selling, Buying Online: Amazon®, Craigslist®, eBay®, Groupon®

Stacey Estrada, BS, Instructor - Adult Education Glen Cove School District

Acquire the basic skills needed to auction, sell, and buy, including how to list postings and more on these popular online sites. Topics include: the resolution center, profiles, reviews, ratings, and searches.

CPX-515     Z / 1 session (6 hours) / $55 / Sun., 10am-4pm, March 25

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MAC I-Demonstrations: Stream Music & Share Photos

MAC I-Demonstrations:  Stream Music & Share Photos

Alvin Estrada, M.A. +30 credits, Lecturer.  Department of Mathematics & Computer Science at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Adjunct Professor. Department of Mathematics & Computer Science at Adelphi University, Technical Assistant, Department of Mathematics, Computer Science & Information Technology at Nassau Community College, and; Stacey Estrada, BS, instructor. Adult Education Glen Cove School District.

CPX-453 FZ: 3 sessions (9 hours) / $85

Register for all three (3) classes at the initial time of registration

Organize & Stream Your Music on MAC

Get an introductory tour and learn how to use the Internet for streaming music. Learn the different platforms available such as Apple Music, Pandora, and Spotify. Additionally, acquire the basic skills to import your music CD's into your iTunes library. Learn various features, tools, and tricks available on iTunes and more. Topics Include: the basics of importing, downloading, streaming, navigating, playlists, searching, playing, and more. (A. Estrada)

CPX-453 F1               1 session (3 hours) / $35 / Fri, 6-9pm, March 16

Organize, Enhance, and Share Your Photos on MAC

Learn the key elements of great photo editing, from quick fixes to fine adjustments. Follow along as we discuss photo editing and sharing features. Topics include: the basics of photos, videos, albums, sharing, and more. (A. Estrada)

CPX-453 F2               1 session (3 hours) / $35 / Fri, 6-9pm, March 23

Shoot, Enhance, and Share Photos on iPhone and iPad

Learn to capture and edit great-looking photos using the camera and tools already on your iPhone and iPad. Learn the key elements of great photo editing, from quick fixes to fine adjustments. Follow along as we discuss the editing and sharing features of the Photos app and discuss the most popular App Store photo apps. Topics include: the basics of photos, videos, albums, sharing, and more. (S. Estrada)

CPX-453 ZA              1 session (3 hours) / $35 / Sun, 10am-1pm, May 13


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Creating Smart Phone Apps

Creating Smart Phone Apps

Robert Kueper, Assistant Professor, Engineering Technology Dept.-QCC, Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Master Accredited  System, Engineer (MASE-HP), CompTIA A+ and Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) Associate certified

This course introduces the use and features of Smartphones in modern life and how to create working smart phone applications. Registrants will create “apps” using the Intel XDK developer software. After this initial experience, basics of HTML 5 programming language will be introduced with a minimum of JavaScript programming to introduce the student to the needs of more advanced application development. Students will run their apps in the Emulator, and distribute apps into their smart phone environment. No programming knowledge necessary. Registrants can enroll for entire courses or per module sessions below.

CPX-444 T:    3 sessions (7.5 hours) / Tues., 6-8:30pm

Register for Each (2.5 hours) @ $45 • Register for All Three @ $105

T1:  March 6       Intro to Intel XDK Cross Developer Application Software

T2:  March 13     Make Simple Smart Phone Applications

T3:  March 20     Make More Advanced Smart Phone Applications


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Cloud Computing: Demonstration

Cloud Computing: Demonstration

Designed  for  those  who  want  an introductory tour  and learn  how to  store  and access your  photos, music, and documents through your computer, smartphone, and tablet  devices.  Learn the "what, why and how" to use the cloud storage on the Internet for personal use. Topics Include: how to find free and paid cloud storage site on the Internet, learn streaming of audio, movies, and other rich media.

CPX-135 F   1 session (3 hours) / $35 / Fri., 6-9pm, March 2 (A. Estrada)

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APPS: There is an App for That! - Demonstration

APPS: There is an App for That! - Demonstration

Topics Include: Flipboard, Goodreads, Groupon, lnstagram, LivingSocial, Pinterest. Snapchat, Waze, Yelp and more. Recommended: Knowledge of the Mac or Windows Operating System

CPX-518               Z / 1 session (6 hours) / $55 / Sun, 10am-4pm, May 6 (S. Estrada)

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The Art of Digital Photography: Photography as an Effective Visual Language

The Art of Digital Photography: Photography as an Effective Visual Language

Leo Correa, Central University-Bogota DC (District of Columbia), multimedia & visual artists, lead photographer – Queensborough Office of Marketing & Communications

Explore the basic principles of becoming proficient with your digital camera (whether you have an advance digital "dSLR" or a casual compact camera) and the art of photography. Learn how to utilize manual camera operation to produce photographs by applying basic technical skills.

Topics include: exposure, composition, portrait & landscape techniques, design in photography, and basic retouching and production techniques. Weekly assignments, walking tours, photo demonstrations and group critiques are integral course components.

Recommended:  Computer skills with ability to use peripherals, working via personal email accounts, knowledge of image formats and technical jargon.

ARX-260 TR / 8 sessions (22 hours) / $155 /Tues. & Thurs., 6-8:45pm, Feb. 27 - March 22

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Using Your DSLR Camera

Using Your DSLR Camera

Daniel McKieinfeld, BA, Columbia University, professional editor for 15 years; College Lab Technician, The Speech Communication & Theater Arts Department at Queensborough Community College.

So you've upgraded from a point-and-shoot to a big camera with custom lenses... Now what? This class will teach you what you need to get the most out of your new camera, including "the photographer's trinity", what choices you make when picking a lens, the meaning of the modes available on the Canon Rebel series, and some basic principles of photography, lighting, and composition that apply to any kind of picture-taking.

This class will be taught using a Canon Rebel T3i. However, the principles taught will apply to any DSLR camera, and an effort will be made to help students with Nikon or other DSLRs to apply the lessons to their cameras.

CPX-412               MW / 6 sessions (12 hours) / $105 / Mon & Wed, 6:30-8:30pm, March 5-21

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Headshot Photography: Making Your Images POP!

Headshot Photography: Making Your Images POP!

Anthony Cammarata, A.S.-Art & Photography/QCC, B.A., Owner-Backstage Photography NYC

Learn how to take better photos and wow your family and friends with new photography skills. Acquire techniques to compose your subjects in the right light with appropriate use of shadows and various lighting, including accommodating weather and environmental conditions to make your images POP! The class will be split between an hour of classroom lecture and another hour of hands-on applied photography outdoors. Participants will appreciate key points of portrait photography with their course cohorts, and select their final best work, create portfolio, and then have it analyzed by everyone. Prerequisite:  photography experience using a DSLR camera and photo editing skills.

ARX-183    SA / 5 sessions (10 hours) / $105 / Sat, 11am-1pm, April14-May 12


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ART Workshops: Drawing Your Heart Out (Mixed Level)

ART Workshops: Drawing Your Heart Out (Mixed Level)

Katalin Papp-Gyokeny, MFA (NY School of Visual Arts), award-winning artist

Learn traditional principles and contemporary techniques in drawing. Attain a greater working knowledge of line, shape, perspective,   pro- portion, volume, and composition. Introduce narrative ideas, collaborative   projects and conceptual art techniques.

Required art supplies: tracing paper, sharpener, charcoal, pen and ink.

ARX-102    8 sessions (16 hours) / $145 plus approximate cost of supplies is $30

Sun., 1-3 pm, March 4-May 6 (skip 4/1, 8)

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ART Workshops: Astonishing Watercolors

ART Workshops: Astonishing Watercolors

Katalin Papp-Gyokeny, MFA (NY School of Visual Arts), award-winning artist

Learn to create astonishing watercolors using techniques ranging from dry-into-dry, wet- into-wet and wet-into-dry and explore color, composition, and texture. Paint still life, nature, portrait, and figure.

Required art supplies: For painting– artist quality watercolor set, 1 round #10 sable brush (finger- nail size), 1  flat sabeline brush (2 fingernail  size), natural sponge, container  for water,  2B  pencil, kneaded  eraser, scrap  paper for sketching and cold press watercolor paper pad. For texturing– spray bottle, kitchen salt, rubbing alcohol.

ARX-120     8 sessions (24 hours) / $215 plus approximate cost of supplies is $100

Sun.,10am-1pm, March 4-<ay 6 (skip 4/1, 8)

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Optimalart Creativity Workshop

Optimalart Creativity Workshop

Winston Huggins, Ph.D. - NYU, is professor of art and communication, painter; and media designer. He is the  inventor  of the Ezpal Art Studio,  and creator  of the Optima/art Creativity Program,  in addition to  myriad  programs  across  the  globe  on  World Art.  He has had exhibitions at venues including the Brooklyn Museum, Lever House, and the National Gallery of Jamaica. He is recipient of a New York State Council on the Arts grant to encourage creativity and studio art education.  winstonhuggins.com/gallery

This course presents creativity through the fundamentals of drawing and painting. Picture scaling, linear and tonal drawing, and optimalart color mixing on the painting techniques are featured. Intercultural art probes, working from memory, imagination, and observation. Focus on portraits, still life, and landscapes, and the abstract shapes in realistic compositions.

Note: This workshop will be held outdoors on QCC Campus If inclement weather, make-up dates will be arranged.

ARX-212    SA / 6 sessions (18 hours) / $145 / Sat, 9:30am-12:30pm, March 3-April 21 (skip 3/31, 4/7)

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Feng Shui

Feng Shui Your Life!

Ileen Weiss, President and Feng Shui Master Teacher  at  Long Island Feng  Shui Institute, Certified Yoga Instructor,  Reiki Master healer.

Discover how the foundational principles of the Chinese art of placement can dramatically improve your life.  Learn how to enhance your home and workplace to benefit and support changes in your health, wealth, career and relationships.  We will use the 'bagua' energetic life map to shift your emotional and spiritual well-being. Feng Shui meditation will also be taught to remove negative influences and build up your inner ch'i.

Please bring a new, unused Chinese or American red envelope with $1 inside   to present to the instructor as a part of this Feng Shui time-honored tradition.

IDX-133    2 sessions (4 hours) / $55

Thurs., 7:15-9:15pm, March 8 & 15

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Accessories: for Home!

Accessories: for Home!

Rita Plush, MA, President, Rita Plush Interiors

A room without  accessories is like a face without  a smile. The right accessories liven up a room and give it your own personal style. A new paint job, a toss pillow, a picture, can make all the difference between blah and beautiful.  Learn the how's and why's of accessorizing from  a pro and give your rooms some oomph!

IDX-129        R / 4 sessions (8 hours) / $95 / Thurs., 6:15-8:15pm, March 1-22

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Film Series

Classic Movies: 1940-1965

Gail McIntyre, M.A., Media Studies, Queens College-CUNY

Are you a classic movie buff? Join us for this series where each week focuses on a leading man from the classic movie years 1940-1965. Films starring actors, Kirk Douglas, William Holden, Elizabeth Taylor, and Barbara Stanwyck will be featured. A discussion of the actor and their body of work will follow every screening.

PSX-315 T / 4 sessions (11 hours) / $95 / Tues. 6:30-9:15pm, April 24-May 15

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Understanding Your Medicare Options

Understanding Your Medicare Options

Dennis Fitzpatrick, BA. 12 years Medicare classroom trainer. KASET and ALESYS training Certificate

Designed for Medicare beneficiaries, their family members or soon-to-be beneficiaries to understand how Medicare works. Learn how to make the best choices in options and utilizing benefits. Topics include: Medicare options/benefits, enrollment and switching plans, and financial  assistance programs available.

FIX-158      W / 2 sessions (4 hours) / $35 / Wed. 6-8pm, March 21 & 28

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Protect Your Assets 2018

Protect Your Assets 2018

Ann Margaret Carrozza, JD, Esq., Trust & Elder Law Section of the NYS Bar Association

Learn about long term care and Medicaid eligibility rules. Review of the current estate tax laws and discussion of strategies to transfer assets to the next generation while maintaining control.

Recommended Textbook: Love and Money by Ann Margaret Carozza, Esq., available at the QCC Bookstore.

FIX-152 W / 1 session (2 hours) / FREE plus $20 registration Fee / Wed., 6-8pm, March 14

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Auto Insurance/Point Reduction

Auto Insurance/Point Reduction

Bell Auto School

Completion of this certified course for eligibility of a 10% reduction in auto liability and collision insurance rates each year for 3 years, and a reduction of 4 points in penalties (if any) on driver's license. Bring photocopy of driver's license to class.

GSX-050    S / 1 session (6 hours) / $42 / Sat., 9:30am-3:30pm, April 14

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Art History Series

Art History Series

Mary L. Dono, MS, Doctor of Education, Instructional Leadership

American Artists of The Late 19th & Early 20th Century: American Impressionism, The Ten, The Ashcan School

ARX-304 M: Mondays @ 7-8:30pm

Register for each @ $30 (1.5 hours)        

Register for all four @ $100 (6 hours)     

M1: February 26              

The Ten (Part 1): John Twachtman, J. Alden    Ill Weir, Thomas Dewing, Edward Simmons, Joseph DeCamp, Americans at Giverny, the National Academy, the Society of American Artists.

M2: March 26

The Ten (Part 2): Joseph DeCamp, Robert Reid, Willard Metcalf, Edmund Tarbell, Frank Benson, Childe Hassam, William Merritt Chase.

M3: April 23

The Ashcan School (Part 1): Robert Henri, George Luks, William Glackens, John Sloan.

M4: May 14

The Ashcan School (Part   2):  and The Eight: Everett Shinn, George Bellows, Arthur B. Davies, Maurice Prendergast, Ernest Lawson.


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Genealogy: Finding Our Ancestors - Finding Ourselves!

Genealogy: Finding Our Ancestors - Finding Ourselves!

Alan J. Tullio, M.A., History; 40 years as a genealogy enthusiast

This workshop will explain how to get start- ed in  this  fascinating  hobby  and how  to grow a family tree from just a few "seeds". Learn  the  tools  of  successful  genealogi- cal research, and start on the path toward creating   a  well-documented   family  tree and family history.  Discussion includes the obstacles beginners face in genealogical research and how, when possible, to over- come them including using the internet and other research resources.

PSX-323     4 sessions (8 hours) / $85 Mon., 6:30-8:30pm, March 5-26

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Creative Writing Workshop: Object Lessons

Creative Writing Workshop: Object Lessons

Rita Plush, author of novel, Lily Steps Out, and short story collection, “Alterations”

If you always wanted to write a story or describe a special moment in time, this class is for you! By using your own personal object to fire up your creative brain cells – a child- hood gift, something you bought yourself – you will be on your way to crafting that story or memory piece. If size allows, bring your “object of affection” to class.

ENX-146    4 sessions (7 hours) / $55

Mon., 6:15-8pm, March 5-26

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Self-Publishing Workshops

Self-Publishing Workshops

Mike Swedenberg, BS-Adelphi University, best-selling author on Amazon (23 titles published)

Register for ALL Three (3) Sections ENX-210M at Initial Time of Registration for Discounted Price of $285. Teacher will provide tutorial support after class ends at no additional charge.

21-1/2  Things to Know Before Self-Publishing  a Book

Many people have a book inside them, yet need to learn how to write and self-publish in an optimal manner utilizing the correct format. This workshop will guide the writers (authors-to-be) on avoiding costly mistakes in formatting, choosing a publisher, royalties and marketing.

ENX-210     M1 / 1 session (2 hours) / Mon, 6:30-8:30pm, Feb. 26 / $55

How to Publish an e-Book

Learn the skills required to become a published author in as little as four weeks. Your novel, how-to book, short story, cookbook or memoir will be published for free by eleven online book sellers including Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble. The step-by-step process will be explained in simple everyday language. Topics include: format, book cover design, short and long descriptions, key words, pricing and marketing. This is a high energy interactive course requiring full participation by all. Registrants can be at any stage from an idea to a completed book and ready to publish.  Get published now rather than never.

Required materials: access to MS Word 1997 or later, Windows XP or later, and a flash/thumb drive.

ENX-210     M2 / 4 sessions (10 hours) / Mon, 6:30-9pm, March 5-26 / $125

How to Publish Your Book in Print on Createspace

Amazon’s CreateSpace offers a print-on-demand service with no set-up fees to online retailers, bookstores, libraries, academic institutions, and distributors worldwide. Although there is no cost for publishing on CreateSpace, the process can be daunting to a first time writer. This course simplifies the process. Learn the fundamentals of self-publishing a Print on Demand (POD) and eBook simultaneously through one of the world’s largest POD publishers. Topics include: production, cover design, creating a description, and keywords. The course is a combination of lectures and hands-on lab work.  Registrants can be at any stage from an idea to a completed book and ready to publish.  Get published now rather than never. 

ENX-210     M3 / 4 sessions (10 hours) / Mon, 6:30-9pm, April 9-30 / $125


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Books & Brunch

Books

Mary L. Dono, MS, Doctor of Education, Instructional Leadership

Gather in a diverse group setting and participate in an informal but challenging discussion of contemporary and classical literature and the reading experience. Learn what authors do to capture a reader's interest and to keep a reader reading. Join in and talk about how authors create characters, develop plot and theme. The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattluck will be the first selection to read; please read this book PRIOR to the 1st class meeting.

Books & Brunch

Read and discuss one book every two weeks totaling seven (7) selections and view one film based on a book selection.

ENX-156               8 sessions (15.5 hours) / $115/ 11:30am-1pm for both sections (TA or RA below)

Film on Tues., May 1 at 1-4 pm & Luncheon on Tues, May 15 at 11:45am-3:15pm

TA           Tues., Feb.27; March 13, 27; April 10, 24; May 1 (film), 8, 15 (luncheon)

RA          Thurs., March 1, 15, 29; April 12, 26; May 1 (Tues. film), 10,15 (Tues. luncheon)


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By The Book

Read and discuss one book every month totaling five (5) selections. Luncheon: May 15 at 11:45 am-3:15pm

ENX-154    5 sessions (8.5 hours) / $75

Tues., 6:15-7:30pm, Feb. 27; March 27; April 24; and; May 8, 15 (Luncheon)

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History Series

History Series

Gerald Matacotta, MA

Politics & Rebellion: Causes of the Civil War

The Civil War was America's central historical event. It was a clash of civilizations between the North and the South, which still divides our nation today. We will look into the roots of the war since it is a complex history which every American should have real knowledge of to understand today's headlines.

Suggested Readings:  America's Great Debate: Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the Compromise That Preserved the Union by Fergus M. Bordewich; Look Away!: A History of the Confederate  States of America  by William C. Davis, and; Empire and Liberty: The Civil War and the West by Virginia Scharff.

HIX-361 R / 2 sessions (4 hours) / $55 / Thurs. 7:30-9:30pm, March 1 & 8

Ancient Egypt: History & Legacy

Ancient Egypt has been a focus of awe and fascination for thousands of years. Egypt has always exerted a powerful allure in popular and high culture. The Egyptians have influenced civilization in art, architecture, religion, philosophy, literature, travel, science, even the movies. We are lucky in New York City to have two great collections of Egyptian art at the Brooklyn Museum and the MET. If you are considering a trip to Egypt or just want to increase your knowledge join us for this fun class.

Suggested Readings:  The Legacy of Ancient Egypt (Facts on File's Legacies of the Ancient World) by Charles Freeman; Egyptomania - A History of Fascination, Obsession and Fantasy by Ronald H. Fritze; Ancient Egypt by David P. Silverman.

HIX-355     R / 2 sessions (4 hours) / $55 / Thurs. 7:30-9:30pm, March 15 & 22

Herbert Hoover: Great American

Herbert Hoover is one of most misunderstood presidents. Before he was elected in 1928 he already had saved millions of lives around the world. A political progressive in the mold of Theodore Roosevelt he seemed to be destined to be one our great presidents, but events conspired (The Great Depression) against him. He was defeated four years later in 1932 by FOR. Today his name continues to live on in the Hoover Institute at Stanford University. Join us to learn about a great statesman.

Suggested Readings: Herbert   Hoover:  A Life  by Glen Jeansonne; Herbert   Hoover:  The  American Presidents Series-the  31st President, 1929-1933 by William E. Leuchtenburg and Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr, and; Herbert  Hoover in the White House: The Ordeal of the Presidency by Charles Rappleye.

HIX-313      R / 2 sessions (4 hours) / $55 / Thurs. 7:30-9:30pm, May 3 & 10


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The Singer's Workshop: For Beginners & Experienced Singers

The Singer's Workshop: For Beginners & Experienced Singers

Susan Agin, MS, Director of Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC), member of Actor's Equity, recording artist, voice coach, Cantor

Learn the fundamentals of singing, as well as what and how to perform. Topics covered include choosing the appropriate music, song interpretation, microphone technique, connecting with an audience, overcoming stage fright and stage presence. Accompaniment provided with the use of pre-recorded tracks. A CABARET Performance, open to friends and family, will culminate on the last date of the workshop. Limited enrollment.

NOTE: Age Requirement, 21 years and older

MUX-130      7 sessions (10.5 hours) not including Audition / $165

Mon., Feb. 26-April 16 (skip 4/2)

M-1    Advanced Students Only at 5:30-7pm. Prerequisite: Completion of 3 or more MUX-130 courses or with permission of Susan Agin.

M-2    Beginner/ Intermediare at 7-8:30pm

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC)Opens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.