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The Art of Storytelling – An Oral Tradition (LLC 3963) Storytelling is an art that anyone can enjoy. Learn to craft stories you’ll love to tell, with a focus on supportive feedback and coaching. This hand-on, skills-oriented course, will explore what it takes to conceive, develop, create and tell a compelling story. This class is recommended for beginners and novices who wish to polish their storytelling and public speaking skills.
Handwriting Analysis (LLC 2232)Unlock the mysteries of personality and behavior with a fascinating five-week class that explores handwriting analysis. Using tested scientific methods, students begin to learn how graphic structures unwittingly reveal thinking styles, work habits, and social skills. The personality traits discovered in different handwriting idiosyncrasies can provide dramatic insight into a person’s problem-solving techniques, stress-management abilities- or even compatibility in LOVE.
An Introduction to Voiceovers (LLC 3651) Have you ever wanted to be the voice everyone hears on TV and radio commercials, or documentary or audiobook narrations? You too can become a Professional Voiceover Artist! This fun, informative, and empowering class will teach you the basics of the voice over industry to help you decide if it is something you'd like to pursue. We will discuss the many different types of voiceovers and what it takes to get started as a voice actor. Your voice will be recorded as you read from real scripts so you can receive a professional voice evaluation later. Be warned, many who have taken this class have gone on to become real, bona-fide, professional Voice Actors. Come ready to laugh, learn, and be inspired... This class is taught by a professional voice actor from the voice acting training company, Voices For All.
Presentation Power (LLC 4180)
Do you find yourself in a position that you need to speak in front of others? Do you need to brush up on your presentation skills? This course will guide you to deliver your best, whether you just need to make some small improvements or find yourself speech phobic. Learn techniques to help you get your point across.
New! Conflict and Communication (LLC 4310)
Everyone experiences conflict. We argue with our spouses, disagree with our friends, and from time to time we may ?lose it? at a basketball game. It?s easy to forget that conflict is normal. Conflict is a primary reason for stress, strained relationships, and impaired behavioral functioning. How we manage conflict in our personal and professional lives will dictate the quality of our lives. People who learn to successfully manage conflict, live longer, problem-solve more effectively, feel more in control and enjoy healthier relationships. If left unchecked, conflict can devastate relationships and produce unnecessary tension in our bodies and lives. But when we?re given the right tools we are able to manage conflict successfully. This workshop provides tools that make ALL the difference.
New! Presenting and Training with Magic (LLC 4311)
Learn secrets from the world of magic to jazz up your presentations and reinforce your main points. This class is designed for anyone who wants to impart a memorable message, including speakers, salespeople, coaches, teachers and trainers. Participants will learn a series of simple magic tricks guaranteed to grab the attention of any audience. This class is for adult students who want to learn new ways to put a sparkle in their presentations and make memorable points stick.
New! What John Says About You (LLC 3402)
Sign in please.ˇ Your John Hancock says something unique about you.ˇ In handwriting analysis your signature is a personal statement; sometimes a biography, trademark or persona.ˇ Signatures say a lot about the writer?s personality and how they wish to be viewed.ˇ Enjoy an evening learning about signatures and experience the opportunity to analyze your own.
Communication - Language
Conversational German (LLC 4181)
Learn the basics of the German language. Develop vocabulary, sentence structure and learn how to ask and answer basic questions. Whether planning an upcoming trip or just exploring a new language, this class will provide students with the fundamentals of the German language.