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Admissions Process & General Information Session - Understanding Blackboard & Online Learning

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with Laurie Ficker

Calendar Nov 27, 2018 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

In this one-night workshop, students will learn the basic navigation required to participate in online courses through Blackboard, the online content management system used by many institutions, including the University of Maine at Augusta for online course participation. In addition, students will review the admission application process, talk about degree programs, placement testing, tuition and fees. Students attending will get their $40 UMA application fee waived and a free water bottle!

 

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Becoming An Online Learner
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Becoming An Online Learner

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with Adam Soto

Calendar Nov 6, 2018 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

How do adults juggle jobs, families and going back to school? Online learning provides the flexibility and freedom to get the education you want, on your terms. In this class we will explore the online education community and give you tips on managing classwork, getting back into the learning groove and the basic tools to not sweat the technology. Mastering a few simple steps will allow you to focus on the content and demands of your class. We'll discuss the differences between bricks and mortar, blended, and online learning experiences and will address many of the questions you may have about returning to school via an online format.

 

Budgeting Basics
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Budgeting Basics

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with Sherrie Brann

Calendar Dec 4, 2018 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

In this workshop, you will learn the basic components for building a budget. We will discuss money tracking, goal setting, and how having a sense of your overall financial situation can assist you in developing your spending and saving plans.

 

Essentials of College Planning for Adults
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Essentials of College Planning for Adults

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with Teri Mann

Calendar Oct 2, 2018 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This interactive workshop touches on the four steps in the college process: admissions, financial aid, career and study skills. The admission section reviews college options, the college search process and the application structure. The fundamentals of financial aid, including the filing process and the applications are covered in detail. Career options and counseling are introduced. Effective transitions into college, college readiness and study skills are discussed. The participant receives The Essentials of College Planning Workbook, The Post Secondary Guide to Education in Maine, The Student Guide, and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Please call Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) at 800-281-3703 to register for this FREE workshop.

 

FAFSA and Financial Aid Workshop
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FAFSA and Financial Aid Workshop

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with Teri Mann

Calendar Oct 9, 2018 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

The Financial Aid Workshop will provide an overview of financial basics and the completion of the Free Application of Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Discussion will include a review of the federal, state, school-based, and private funding sources. Upon completion of this workshop, the student will be able to effectively access the funding they need to complete their college degree. An emphasis will be placed on student responsibility and an understanding of the full financial process and timetable. Participants should bring their last year's income details to the workshop. Participants should be current college students or prospective college students who have attended an earlier session of Essentials of College Planning.

 

Get to Know Google
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Get to Know Google

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with Stephanie Burns

Calendar Oct 30, 2018 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Google is far more than a search engine! Learn about finding images and videos. Discover more efficient ways to plan your travel routes. Have news alerts on specific topics sent to your inbox. Translate your e-mails to a foreign language to confound your family and friends. Keep up to date on the latest stock quotes. Browse the vast virtual library. Keep your schedule manageable by using the free calendar. Manage word processing documents and spreadsheets in one, easy location. Make telephone calls for free. Organize your photos. Sorry, but Google cannot clean your house or walk the dog. Yet.

 

Resume Basics
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Resume Basics

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with Stephanie Burns

Calendar Nov 19, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this class you will learn how to create an effective resume or improve the one you already have and how to transform your resume into a powerful tool that will make employers take notice! Learn about different resume formats and the advantages and disadvantages of each. Write an employment objective that demonstrates to potential employers that you have a clear focus. Capitalize on your work experience and understand what you should and shouldn’t reveal in a resume. Ascertain how to use references properly. You will reflect on your talents, achievements and experience to learn how to best showcase your skills and ambitions.

 

Study Skills
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Study Skills

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with Teri Mann

Calendar Oct 16, 2018 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This workshop will introduce specific study skills which will contribute to success in college. Students will develop useful study habits in the areas of note taking, effective listening, test taking, and time management. The workshop will be particularly relevant for those who are entering college or adult education.

 





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