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JOB SEEKERS, The Arts, Crafts, ComputersHistory, Politics & Events,  Humanities & Culture, Photography, Water Aerobics, Wellness & Fitness, Writing/Literature, Lunch & Learn at Hunt Valley Senior Institute at CCBC Essex

For more information, call Steve Edmonston at 443-840-1685


ART 636
Acrylic Painting for the Beginner

Focus on learning the fundamentals of color theory, color mixing, brush techniques, and paint application. Carefully crafted as a structured class for the beginning acrylic painter. Materials required. Instructor: Elise Burns
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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31023 W(10) 7/9-9/10 1-3pm HV

ARB 181
Drawing and Painting for the Senior Adult

Learn the basic techniques of various two dimensional media. Discuss the use of media and the techniques used to achieve desired effects, as well as the equipment necessary to complete a two dimensional project. Instructor: Elise Burns
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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30446 T(10) 7/8-9/9 1:30-3:30pm HV

ARB 178
Introduction to Watercolor

Examine the various processes and techniques essential to rendering watercolor landscapes, seascapes, and still-life composition in preparation for the Intermediate Watercolor course. Request a material list at time of registration. This course runs every other Tuesday. Instructor: James Drake Iams
Total Cost: $80 (Tuition: $45 Fees: $35)

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77678 T(3) 5/27, 6/10&24 10am-12pm HV 113

PDE 927
Knitting I

Learn to select yarn, basic knitting and purling stitches and how to read and understand patterns while creating a small project. Bring a pair of size 8 knitting needles to the first class. Materials cost up to $30 due first class. Instructor: Thelma Smith
Total Cost: $57 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $57)

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77722 S(5) 5/17-6/14 10am-12pm CC

30501 S(5) 8/23-9/20 10am-12pm CC

ART 151
Knitting Continuing

Continue projects and skills from Knitting I and learn advanced techniques. Great for anyone who has basic knitting skills or who just needs a refresher course. Materials cost up to $30 due first class. Instructor: Thelma Smith
Total Cost: $57 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $57)

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30494 S(5) 7/12-8/9 10am-12pm CC

COMPUTERS

PCP 470
Computers: Getting to Know Them

Learn the basic skills required to operate a computer through an overview of computers, input devices, managing and storing data and working with software applications. Topics include: how to begin accessing files and programs; personalize your computer's desktop including backgrounds & screensavers; Internet security and backup necessities; program operation/arrangement and creating shortcuts. Instructor: Lee Klima
Total Cost: $80 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $45)

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30795 M(5) 8/4-9/8 10am-12pm OM

PCP 340
Computers: Getting to Know Them Part 2

Expand the basic skills learned in Part 1 through an overview of computers. Learn about input/output devices, managing and storing data and working with software applications. Topics include: introduction to Microsoft Word (word processor); purpose of the various “buttons” and “drop-down” lists on the toolbar; using Word for producing letters & memos; producing and merging attachments for use in email. Instructor: Lee Klima
Total Cost: $80 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $45)

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78870 M(5) 6/23-7/21 10am-12pm OM

PCA 998
Intro to Computers I - Basics

Learn basic computer concepts in a relaxed and comfortable class setting. This course covers email, safe use of internet, word processing, hardware and software and spread sheets. Instructor: Dona Rucci
Total Cost: $160 (Tuition: $90 Fees: $70)

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30436 T(10) 7/15-9/16 10am-12pm HV

PCP 473
Getting Connected: Smart Phones, Tablets, iPad, and iPods

Investigate how to operate or purchase and confidently use a smart phone, tablets such as the iPad or iPod. Learn to install and use apps, photos, video, and books, while becoming familiar with the ins and outs of smart devices. If you have a smart device, bring it to class with you. All smart devices (tablets, smart phones, iPads, and iPods) can be explored. Instructor: Dona Rucci
Total Cost: $80 (Tuition: $45 Fees: $35)

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30487 T(5) 7/10-8/7 1:30-3:30pm EC

30415 T(5) 7/15-8/12 12:30-2:30pm HV

30433 T(5) 8/19-9/16 12:30-2:30pm HV

PCA 588
iPad for Seniors

Learn how to get the most out of your iPad, a user friendly, portable multimedia device with endless capabilities. Discover how to take complete advantage of this technology: setup your iPad and navigate the screens; connect to a Wi-Fi or mobile data network; surf the Internet and use email; use built-in applications (apps); download apps from the Apple Store; and work with photos/video/music. This will open your world and you'll wonder how you ever lived without an iPad. MANDATORY FOR THIS COURSE IS THE OWNERSHIP OF AN APPLE IPAD THAT YOU MUST BRING TO CLASS. Instructor: Dona Rucci
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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30448 M(7) 7/14-8/25 10am-12pm HV

30500 F(7) 8/15-9/26 1:30-3:30pm EC

PCP 334
Social Networking

Become familiar with the concept of social networking and gain an overview of the types of social media in use today. Learn how to setup social media such as: Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, DIGG, MySpace, and LinkedIn, and integrate them into everyday life. Instructor: Dona Rucci
Total Cost: $80 (Tuition: $50 Fees: $30)

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77681 M(4) 6/2-23 1-2:30pm HV

30900 M(4) 7/14-8/4 1-2:30pm HV

30901 M(4) 8/11-9/8 1-2:30pm HV

PCA 954
Learn Adobe Photoshop Elements II

Discover the latest in photo editing software that helps you edit pictures with powerful, easy to use options and share them via print, the web, Facebook and more. Make each photo look its best with simple editing options that offer everything from quick fixes to artistically creative possibilities. Instructor: Dona Rucci
Total Cost: $160 (Tuition: $90 Fees: $70)

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30449 R(10) 7/17-9/18 10am-12pm HV 123

History, Politics & Events

HIT 291
Battle of Baltimore Legacy Lecture: 200th Anniversary

Examine four crucial battles of the War of 1812 that ensured our survival as a nation. We will discuss the battles of Bladensburg, North Point and Fort McHenry, the burning of Washington DC to include historical figures and background knowledge of The War of 1812. Instructor: Patrick Heline
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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30882 W(10) 7/9-9/24 10:30am-12pm HV

HIT 303
The Current Political Crisis in Washington: A Dysfunctional Government?

Examine the inter-party bickering between a Democratic controlled Senate and a Republican controlled House of Representatives and the resulting battles over the budget and health care. Explore how recent events at home and abroad have impacted the perception of Washington and the government's ability to fulfill its responsibilities. Instructor: Dr. Alfred Katz
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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30437 R(10) 7/24-9/25 10-11:30am OM

HIT 299
Democracy, Citizen Rights and the Contemporary Global Economy

Explore several fundamental theories of political economy, democracy, and citizen's rights that compete for our allegiance to theory and values in a global economy. Topics include the theories of Keynesianism, Neoliberalism, and Marxism; democracy, including liberal, market, and deliberative; theories concerning citizen's rights, such as civil, political, economic, and social; the competition among paradigms in a global economy; and how to decide which system would best develop essential human capacities. Instructor: Dr. Jose Lopez-Gonzales
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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30411 T(10) 7/8-9/9 10:30am-12pm OM

HIT 292
Ethical Dilemmas in the Bible: The Prophet Isaiah

Study The Book of The Prophet Isaiah and understand how his message sustained his people in a time of mortal fear. Examine how Isaiah's hopeful, faithful, and loving prophecies compare with other prophets of the Bible. Explore the historic, political, and economic circumstances that Isaiah addressed to the Jewish people. Instructor: Toby Essrog
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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30879 W(10) 7/23-9/24 12-1:30pm OM 608

HIT 300
Historic Houses of the Hudson River Valley

Discover the historic houses of The Hudson River Valley in New York. Examine 19th century architecture and features of each estate built by these gilded age millionaires. Homes include, the Rockefellers, Goulds, Vanderbilts and Roosevelts and the builders' background and lifestyle. Instructor: Jeff Wible
Total Cost: $80 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $45)

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33390 R(6) 7/10-8/14 1-2:30pm HV

PFA 191
Learning about Contemporary Issues and Ideas

Analyze and evaluate current issues and ideas that influence contemporary American society. View political situations, economic conditions, cultural issues as well as local, national and international news. Instructor: Toby Essrog
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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30434 T(10) 7/22-9/23 12:30-2pm OM

GRH 007
Maryland: America in Miniature Geography

Explore the amazing and interesting geography of Maryland through a multitude of materials including unique maps, photographs and videos. This course will address questions about the different geographic regions in Maryland, what kinds of geographic features are found in each region, how the regions are different or similar to each other and how the state's geographic regions impact its economy and people. Instructor: Martin Sharrow
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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30447 R(10) 7/10-9/11 10:30am-12pm HV

HIT 254
The History of Prostitution from 16th Century Venice to the Present, Part II

Gain an academic overview of the source and progression of prostitution (the 'oldest profession') from the Far East to Western Europe to the American Colonies. Have a better understanding of the economic struggle for female independence both in the past and in our societies today. Instructor: Gloria Cerino-Gruss
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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78233 W(6) 5/21-6/25 11am-12:30pm EC

HUMANITIES & CULTURE

HIT 292
Ethical Dilemmas in the Bible: The Prophet Isaiah

Study The Book of The Prophet Isaiah and understand how his message sustained his people in a time of mortal fear. Examine how Isaiah's hopeful, faithful, and loving prophecies compare with other prophets of the Bible. Explore the historic, political, and economic circumstances that Isaiah addressed to the Jewish people. Instructor: Toby Essrog
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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30879 W(10) 7/23-9/24 12-1:30pm OM 608

MUS 242
Great Symphonic and Operatic Music by Eminent Composers

Discover or rediscover the expressive content and formal designs in music by such composers as Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Schumann, Dvorak, Verdi, Wagner, Puccini, and many others. Learn what constitutes an important work of art in music. Instructor: Cliff Alper
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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31022 T(10) 7/8-9/9 10-11:30am HV

HIT 304
Henri Matisse- 1869-1954

Examine the life and works of this French artist, known for his use of color and his fluid and original draftsmanship. He was a draftsman, printmaker, sculptor, but is primarily known as a painter and is regarded as one of three artists who helped define the opening decades of the 20th century's significant developments in painting and sculpture. The Baltimore Museum of Art holds the world's largest collection of Matisse works. Instructor: Elise Burns
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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30445 T(10) 7/8-9/9 10:30am-12pm HV

ART 649
Native American Arts and Culture

Examine Native American art as ethnographic specimens, non-western art and, most recently, as a dimension of contemporary art. Gain an overview of its media, regions, cultural groups, and time periods; the role of art in navigating and negotiating Native American positions as Americans; as conquered peoples; and as ethnic groups with increasing power/presence in American society. Instructor: Dr. Katherine Fernstrom
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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30442 W(7) 7/2-8/13 1-2:30pm HV

HIT 261
Television Comedy in the 1950's

Relive the famous comedians and comedy shows we all loved in the 1950's. Uncle Milty, Jack Benny, Amos and Andy, Red Skelton, Sid Caesar, Phil Silvers and Dobie Gillis, how they made us laugh. Discuss how television, as a new medium, was considered by some comedians to be a "passing fancy," but as its potential was recognized became "the place to be." Instructor: Bill Krause
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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30909 T(10) 7/8-9/9 1-2:30pm HV

HIT 302
Television Comedy in the 1960's

Explore how television experienced a substantial growth in popularity. The comedy/variety shows began to change and this gave birth to the situation comedy (sitcom). Relive the famous comedians and comedy shows we all loved in the '60's from the Dick Van Dyke Show to Andy Griffith, The Beverly Hillbillies, The Munster's, Get Smart, Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In and more." Instructor: Bill Krause
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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31274 W(10) 7/23-9/24 11:30am-2:30pm OM

PHOTOGRAPHY

PCP 974
Discover Digital Photography

Learn to understand the camera and how it works, how to determine the best type of camera for different outcomes, tips on composition, image printing options, and a variety of other topics will be covered. Don't be overwhelmed by the techno babble that surrounds digital photography. Experience is not required. Bring your digital camera and materials to class. Instructor: #77819 - Lee Klima, #30450 - Dona Ricci
Total Cost: $80 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $45)

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30450 R(6) 7/17-8/21 12:30-2:30pm HV

WATER AEROBICS

FIT 103
Water Aerobics

Perform these water exercises at the shallow end of the pool using the resistance of the water force as the weight. You don't need to swim or get your head wet and it's a perfect course for people who dislike jogging or other activities but want to stay in shape.
Total Cost: $55 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $55)

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77701 W(10) 5/14-7/16 6:30-7:30pm DC WELL 107

77702 R(10) 5/15-7/17 8-9pm DC WELL 107

77703 F(10) 5/16-7/25 10-11am DC WELL 107

30489 F(10) 7/11-9/12 9:30-10:30am EC

30491 F(10) 7/11-9/12 10:30-11:30am EC

30492 F(10) 7/11-9/12 11:30am-12:30pm EC

FITNESS & WELLNESS

FIT 717
Integral Hatha Yoga

Integrate all parts of your being for inner balance and tranquility. Experience the benefits of having a serene mind, harmonious spirit and a powerfully healthy body. Each yoga pose, breathing and meditation will increase flexibility, strength, stamina and confidence. References will be taken from: The Yoga Sutras of Pantanjali's by Sri Swami; Yoga and the Quest for True Self, by Stephen Cope; A Year to Live, by Stephen Levine.Yoga sticky mat required.  Instructor: Carol Ferguson.
Total Cost: $67 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $67)

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30498 S(10) 7/12-9/13 1:30-3pm EC

PFA 587
Prime Time Health

Learn how easy it is to make these scientifically proven, easy to apply small changes to your life, and create BIG results for your mood, heart health, sleep habits, sex life and more. Designed for adults who want to: prevent future illness/diseases, repair their bodies and wish to give the gift of health to their parents (ages 40 to 85). Topics include: lifestyle, exercise, attitude and nutrition and include the following specific healthy tool tips: Open Your Internal Pharmacy; Make Health Your Hobby; Move Waste from your Waist; Live without Pain & Inflammation. This course is taught by a highly trained Certified L.E.A.N Coach. Materials/booklet cost of $9 due first class. Instructor: Brenda Fieszela
Total Cost: $65 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $30)

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30412 W(4) 7/9-30 10:30am-12pm OM

WRITING, LITERATURE

WRI 049
Advanced Writing Workshop

Learn to write a series of creative or memoir writing projects. Topics include relating memoirs suitable for a collection, writing chapter-type fictional stories, structures for sustained projects, and strategies for planning and producing the segments. Instructor: Corinne Hammett
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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31254 W(10) 7/9-9/10 10am-12pm HV

WLT 252
Creative Writing

Enhance your writing skills by learning appropriate techniques for creative writing. Topics to be covered include descriptions to create a setting; writing about a person and developing characterization; writing about a place to create a setting; editing and revising; using humor and emotion and writing to develop a sense of mystery. Instructor: Corrine Hammet
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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30903 W(10) 7/9-9/10 10am-2:30pm HV

WRI 211
Literary Topics and Readings

Gain an introduction to the best new literary fiction and non-fiction books. This literary group will analyze, discuss and interpret thematic content, writing styles, historical background/context and author comparisons. We will begin this course with Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth by Reza Aslan. Students will participate in book selections. Instructor: Robert Jacobs
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $35 Fees: $55)

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31021 W(10) 7/9-9/10 1-2:30pm HV

Lunch and Learn Courses

HIT 294
Baltimore, Past, Present and Future

Learn about the great historic architecture and neighborhoods. Explore how historic places that shaped Baltimore City in the past, from former mill complexes along the Jones Falls River to row houses in center-city neighborhoods, are not just nostalgic keepsakes but are the core of the city's ongoing revitalization. Topics include Baltimore City's historical and architectural development from the 18th century to present; and Baltimore's historic neighborhoods and current preservation projects. Lunch to follow at the Milton Inn. Instructor: Johns Hopkins, Esq.
Total Cost: $59 (Tuition $0 Fees $59)

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77859 F(1) 5/21-6/25 10:30am-12pm HV

HIT 282

ARB 198
The Cone Sisters' Collection

Learn about the Cone Sisters' collection of art as well as the early life and careers of the Cones. Discuss the Cones and their collection of furniture, textiles, jewelry and other decorative arts; their relationship with the Steins; their social status and the Cone Collection; and the artists in the Cone Collection, including Matisse, Picasso, Cezanne, Vincent van Gogh, and Gauguin. Students will meet at 10am at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Lunch to follow at Gertrude's. Instructor: Elise Burns
Total Cost: $59 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $59)

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77673 F(1) 5/23 10:30am-12pm BMA

HIT 301
The Gilded Age Mansions of Palm Beach

Learn about the fabulous gilded age mansion of Palm Beach, Florida and their architects, owners and their stories. Discuss architectural styles, the open air loggia and features of each mansion. Featured homes owned by Flagler, Pillsbury, Woolworth and Stotesbury. Lunch to follow at The Milton Inn. Instructor: Jeff Wible
Total Cost: $59 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $59)

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30441 F(1) 7/25 10:30am-12pm BMA

HIT 306
Spread the Word: Newspapers, Mail and Communications

Discuss the folklore and history connected with the Chesapeake region 200 hundred years ago when British raiding parties attacked lightly defended villages, the nation's capital and Baltimore, during the War of 1812. Examine how information important to the citizens and military could only move as fast as someone could carry the message. Learn how news and information was spread when war came to Maryland's shores and how that compares to how news travels in the digital age. Lunch to follow at The Milton Inn. Instructor: Mike Dixon
Total Cost: $59 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $59)

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30671 F(1) 8/8 10:30am-12pm BMA

HIT 277
Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King

Examine the character and accomplishments of this naval commander. See how in 1944 when Admiral King wrote President Roosevelt a note to say he had reached mandatory retirement age, Roosevelt replied in a note reading "So what, old top?" This class will give you the ins and outs of King's outstanding life. Lunch to follow at The Milton Inn. Instructor: Robert Mullauer
Total Cost: $59 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $59)

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30910 F(1) 8/22 10:30am-12pm BMA

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