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Becoming An Online Learner
with Stephanie Burns
How do adults juggle jobs, familes 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.
with Sherrie Brann
Self-confidence is important in almost every aspect of our lives, yet many of us struggle to find it. The good news is that self-confidence really can be learned. Whether you are looking for a job, starting a business, or simply want to be more confident, attend this class to learn concrete tools to help you build your confidence and keep it strong.
Essentials of College Planning for Adults
with Teri Mann
Please call Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) at 800-281-3703 to register for this FREE workshop.
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.
Understanding Blackboard & Online Learning - Admissions Process & General Information Session
with Laurie Ficker
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!