WINTER 2018 COURSES

 

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL COURSES AND PROGRAM SESSIONS

 

Literacy and Parenting Skills Literacy Program

SPRING DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED        No fee

Topics include:  Building Self Esteem in our Children;  Let’s practice Talking so the Children will Understand Us; Listening Skills; Positive Discipline; Why do Children Make me So Angry?;   Conflict Management; Let’s Talk about Food; Is My Home Safe for My Children?; Families as Teams.

 

Get Comfortable with Computers LEVEL 1   

Winter Session February 14, 21 and 28    Wednesdays   1 – 3 pm                  3 sessions $30

Spring Session May 2, 9 and 16             Wednesdays   1 – 3 pm                  3 sessions $30

This hands-on class is for those new to the computer. The class will show the basics from log in, mouse controls, tool bar uses, manage and search for files and basic email.

 

Get Comfortable with Computers LEVEL 2  

Winter Session March 7, 14 and 21             Wednesdays   1 – 3 pm                   3 sessions $30

Spring Session May 23, 30 and June 6            Wednesdays   1 – 3 pm                   3 sessions $30

This program is the next step after “Get Comfortable with Computers Level 1“.  You will learn how to: navigate the internet; attach files through email; download pictures from your camera; internet safety; as well as other valuable information to help you manoeuvre around the computer.

 

Outsmart your Android Phone

April 11                Wednesday 6 - 8 pm        $10 fee

Enhance your understanding and skills to maximize the use of your Android phone. We will cover several topics such as: extending battery life; data usage; as well as Apps and Widgets.

 

Outsmart your iPhone  

April 18                                 Wednesday 6 – 8 pm       $10 fee

Enhance your understanding and skills to maximize the use of your iPhone. We will cover several topics such as: extending battery life; data usage; as well as Apps and Widgets.

 

Get Comfortable with your iPad

April 25                Wednesday 6 – 8 pm       $10 fee

Enhance your understanding and skills to maximize the use of your iPad. We will cover several topics such as: basic use and maintenance of your iPad; extending battery life; face timing features; as well as Apps and Widgets.

 

*New*Rent 101

TBA       Wednesday 6 - 9 pm       No fee

This 2 hour session presented by the Leduc Foundation is designed for both the tenant and the landlord and will cover the basics in renting a home.  Leases, inspections, security deposits, disputes, rental increases, rights and responsibilities of both parties will all be included in the discussion.

 

ST. John Ambulance First Aid Training

Emergency and Standard First Aid

February 10 & 11      Saturday/Sunday   8 am - 6 pm

 

First Aid in Child Care

March 24 & 25           Saturday/Sunday   8 am - 6 pm

For course information, fees and pre-registration please contact Devon Adult Learning no later than 1 week prior to course dates.

 

*New*Money Matters      

Dates, Times and Fees to be announced

Tired of making it pay check to pay check? Want to save for a trip, new vehicle or retirement?  This 5 session program discusses looking at your current assets, different banking options, development of a budget that works for you, the pros and cons of credit and the effects of consumerism on your spending. 

 

*New*Modern Job Search for the Mature Worker

January 24          Wednesday 9 – 4 pm                       No fee

This 1-day workshop supports Older Workers in creating a Personalized Success Strategy as they navigate a Mid-Life Career Move or re-enter the work force. Participants will be motivated to identify the strengths they bring to the workforce but how to also mitigate areas that may challenge their success at this stage of their life/ career.

 

*New*ARGHH!…Understanding & Managing Conflict

March 28              Wednesday 9 – 4 pm                       No Fee

All human relationships will have some element of conflict. This 1-day workshop provides participants with an understanding about their style of conflict resolution which will help to identify the strengths and weaknesses of their approach and assist them to develop more effective methods to deal with conflict on the job. By way of interactive discussion and activities, participants will identify alternate strategies to add to their inventory of conflict management tools.   Participants will: Determine how they handle conflict and their conflict style through self-assessment; Gain an understanding about their style of conflict resolution; Identify the strengths and weaknesses of their approach to conflict; Develop more effective methods to deal with conflict on the job; Learn about managing hostility and reducing stress and examine methods to create win-win solutions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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