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SBCC School of Extended Learning

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May 2021

Health and Wellness for Older Adults: Active Body, Active Mind

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:10 pm
Free

Health and Wellness for Older Adults: Active Body, Active Mind SBCC School of Extended Learning, Tuition-Free Courses Health and Wellness for Older Adults: Active Body, Active Mind includes assessment of the processes of aging and the importance of exercise and nutrition in maintaining independence, safety and well being. Emphasis will be placed on cognitive and physical exercise, diet, stress reduction, disease and injury prevention and consumer health information. Health and Wellness for Older Adults: Active Body, Active Mind takes place…

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Therapeutic Music – Mythology and Medicine

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:05 pm
Free

Therapeutic Music - Mythology and Medicine SBCC School of Extended Learning, Tuition-Free Courses Listen and react to live and recorded music, to discover how music is connected to healing, memory, self-esteem, and creativity. Using psychological paradigms, this course draws upon ancient mythology and Renaissance ideas related to music to explore the healing power of music throughout the ages. As an example, students consider why a traditional instrument of healing, the harp, is frequently still used today for therapeutic purposes in…

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Health and Wellness for Older Adults: Active Body, Active Mind

May 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:05 pm
Free

Health and Wellness for Older Adults: Active Body, Active Mind SBCC School of Extended Learning, Tuition-Free Courses Health and Wellness for Older Adults: Active Body, Active Mind Includes assessment of the processes of aging and the importance of exercise and nutrition in maintaining independence, safety and well being. Emphasis will be placed on cognitive and physical exercise, diet, stress reduction, disease and injury prevention and consumer health information. Health and Wellness for Older Adults: Active Body, Active Mind takes place…

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Writing Personal Histories

May 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:25 am
Free

Writing Personal Histories SBCC School of Extended Learning, Tuition-Free Courses Writing Personal Histories teaches how to succeed in the memoir writing process. Learn to collect and prepare ideas, how to write and structure your memoirs and autobiographies and how to edit them. Students learn to develop a conversational, individual narrative voice for their memoirs and to create a framework for fictional works based on their autobiographies. Writing Personal Histories takes place on Wednesdays, May 19 to June 23. Classes will…

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Wonderful World of Movies

May 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Wonderful World of Movies SBCC School of Extended Learning, Tuition-Free Courses Explore the writing, directing, actors, and awards of films set in locales around the globe. Learn to exercise critical thinking and develop self-expression by comparing your reaction to films originally shown to seeing the same movie today. Films reinforce self-esteem through the validation of memories of the original viewing of older films. Socialization and critical thinking are enhanced through group discussion. Students participate in the selection of films. Wonderful…

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Personalized Career Planning

May 22 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Personalized Career Planning SBCC School of Extended Learning, Career Skills Institute Prepare to enter or re-enter the workforce with this course that focuses on the assessment of individuals strengths, interests, values, personality and abilities in the context of career and education planning. Students will improve decision making skills by exploring their own decision making styles and applying specific decision making models to their career planning process. You may elect to take this course independent of a Career Skills Institute digital…

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June 2021

Writing your Life into Being

June 30 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Writing your Life into Being SBCC School of Extended Learning, Tuition-Free Courses In this interactive writing workshop, older adult students contemplate what other authors say about values such as integrity, acceptance, and success. Through visualization techniques and writing exercises, students reflect back on their lives and give voice to what matters most. Beneficial for students who want to write a memoir for family members, experiment with poetry or fiction, or explore life stories at deeper levels. Writing your Life into…

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