Personal Enrichment Courses

Whether you are returning to school or just getting started, these courses are created to promote interest in an area you want more knowledge in, from test preparation, digital photography to languages!

Our courses are highly engaging and relevant and our instructors are interactive and support you through the curriculum.

Course areas include:

Language and Arts

Arts

  • Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business
  • Drawing for the Absolute Beginner
  • Pleasures of Poetry  
  • Introduction to Interior Design
  • Music Made Easy
  • Introduction to Guitar

Creative Writing

  • Beginning Writer’s Workshop
  • Writing for Children
  • Writing Essentials
  • The Craft of Magazine Writing
  • Writeriffic: Creativity Training for Writers
  • The Keys to Effective Editing
  • Pleasures of Poetry  
  • Introduction to Internet Writing Markets
  • Travel Writing
  • Write Like a Pro
  • Write Your Life Story  
  • Advanced Fiction Writing
  • A Writer’s Guide to Descriptive Settings  
  • Introduction to Journaling
  • Writing for ESL  
  • Writeriffic 2: Advanced Creativity Training for Writers
  • Mystery Writing  
  • Research Methods for Writers
  • Breaking Into Sitcom Writing
  • Writing and Selling Self-Help Books

Digital Photography

  • Secrets of Better Photography  
  • Photoshop Elements 9 for the Digital Photographer  
  • Introduction to Photoshop CS5
  • Discover Digital Photography
  • Photoshop CS5 for the Digital Photographer
  • Mastering Digital Photography: Photographing People
  • Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera  
  • Introduction to Photoshop CS4
  • Photoshop Elements 8 for the Digital Photographer
  • Introduction to Photoshop CS3
  • Photoshop CS5 for the Digital Photographer II  
  • Photoshop CS4 for the Digital Photographer
  • Photoshop Elements 9 for the Digital Photographer II  
  • Intermediate Photoshop CS4
  • Photoshop Elements 7 for the Digital Photographer  
  • Travel Photography for the Digital Photographer  
  • Photoshop Elements 7 for the Digital Photographer II
  • Making Movies with Windows XP
  • Photoshop Elements 8 for the Digital Photographer II  
  • Intermediate Photoshop CS3

Graphic and Multimedia Design

  • Photoshop Elements 9 for the Digital Photographer
  • Introduction to Photoshop CS5
  • Photoshop CS5 for the Digital Photographer
  • Introduction to InDesign CS5
  • Introduction to Illustrator CS5
  • Introduction to Illustrator CS4
  • Introduction to Photoshop CS4
  • Photoshop Elements 8 for the Digital Photographer
  • Introduction to Photoshop CS3
  • Photoshop CS5 for the Digital Photographer II
  • Introduction to Flash CS5  
  • Photoshop CS4 for the Digital Photographer
  • Introduction to InDesign CS4
  • Introduction to InDesign CS3
  • Photoshop Elements 9 for the Digital Photographer II
  • Intermediate Photoshop CS4
  • Introduction to CorelDRAW X3
  • Photoshop Elements 7 for the Digital Photographer
  • Introduction to Flash CS4
  • Photoshop Elements 7 for the Digital Photographer II
  • Making Movies with Windows XP  
  • Intermediate Flash CS5
  • Photoshop Elements 8 for the Digital Photographer II  
  • Intermediate Flash CS4
  • Introduction to Illustrator CS3
  • Intermediate Photoshop CS3

Languages

  • Speed Spanish  
  • Beginning Conversational French  
  • Speed Spanish II
  • Instant Italian
  • Spanish for Medical Professionals  
  • Enhancing Language Development in Childhood
  • Spanish in the Classroom
  • Speed Spanish III
  • Grammar for ESL
  • Conversational Japanese
  • Writing for ESL  
  • Spanish for Law Enforcement
  • Easy English 1  
  • Easy English 3
  • Easy English 2
  • Teaching ESL/EFL Grammar
  • Teaching ESL/EFL Reading
  • An Introduction to Teaching ESL/EFL
  • Teaching ESL/EFL Vocabulary  
  • Practical Ideas for the Adult ESL/EFL Classroom

Publishing

  • The Craft of Magazine Writing
  • Introduction to Internet Writing Markets
  • Beginner’s Guide to Getting Published
  • Publish It Yourself: How to Start and Operate Your Own Publishing Business  
  • Writing and Selling Self-Help Books

More Languages

  • Conversational Mandarin Chinese
  • Conversational German
  • Conversational Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Conversational Dutch

Personal Development

Arts

  • Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business  
  • Drawing for the Absolute Beginner  
  • Pleasures of Poetry
  • Music Made Easy  
  • Introduction to Guitar

Children, Parents, and Family

  • Secrets of Better Photography
  • Discover Digital Photography
  • Genealogy Basics
  • Singapore Math: Number Sense and Computational Strategies
  • Mastering Digital Photography: Photographing People
  • Learn to take beautiful pictures of adults, children, and babies.
  • Ready, Set, Read!
  • Response to Intervention: Reading Strategies That Work  
  • Write Your Life Story
  • Singapore Math Strategies: Model Drawing for Grades 1-6
  • Empowering Students With Disabilities
  • Enhancing Language Development in Childhood
  • Everyday Math
  • Understanding Adolescents
  • Working Successfully With Learning Disabled Students
  • Luscious, Low-Fat, Lightning-Quick Meals
  • Homeschool With Success
  • Handling Medical Emergencies
  • Assisting Aging Parents
  • Going Green at Home
  • Guiding Kids on the Internet

Digital Photography

  • Secrets of Better Photography
  • Photoshop Elements 9 for the Digital Photographer
  • Introduction to Photoshop CS5
  • Discover Digital Photography
  • Photoshop CS5 for the Digital Photographer
  • Mastering Digital Photography: Photographing People
  • Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera
  • Introduction to Photoshop CS4  
  • Photoshop Elements 8 for the Digital Photographer  
  • Introduction to Photoshop CS3

Health and Wellness

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Introduction to Natural Health and Healing
  • Medical Math
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology II  
  • Lose Weight and Keep It Off
  • Luscious, Low-Fat, Lightning-Quick Meals
  • Handling Medical Emergencies
  • Going Green at Home
  • Going Green at the Workplace

Job Search

  • Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search  
  • Listen to Your Heart, and Success Will Follow
  • Resume Writing Workshop

Languages

  • Speed Spanish
  • Grammar Refresher
  • Beginning Conversational French
  • Speed Spanish II  
  • Instant Italian
  • Spanish for Medical Professionals
  • Spanish in the Classroom  
  • Speed Spanish III
  • Grammar for ESL  
  • Conversational Japanese

Personal Enrichment

  • Grammar Refresher
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Genealogy Basics
  • Keys to Effective Communication
  • Wow, What a Great Event!
  • Drawing for the Absolute Beginner
  • Pleasures of Poetry
  • Merrill Ream Speed Reading
  • Leadership
  • Introduction to Interior Design

Personal Finance and Investments

  • Stocks, Bonds, and Investing: Oh, My!
  • Personal Finance
  • Real Estate Investing
  • The Analysis and Valuation of Stocks
  • Introduction to Stock Options
  • Where Does All My Money Go?
  • Real Estate Investing II: Financing Your Property
  • Keys to Successful Money Management
  • Protect Your Money, Credit, and Identity

Start Your Own Business

  • Start Your Own Small Business  
  • Learn to Buy and Sell on eBay  
  • Wow, What a Great Event!
  • Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business
  • Marketing Your Business on the Internet  
  • Introduction to Internet Writing Markets
  • Real Estate Investing
  • Creating a Successful Business Plan
  • Start and Operate your own Home-Based Business
  • Get Paid to Travel
  • Publish It Yourself: How to Start and Operate Your Own Publishing Business
  • Start Your Own Consulting Practice
  • Secrets of the Caterer
  • Start Your Own Gift Basket Business  
  • Real Estate Investing II: Financing Your Property  
  • Growing Plants for Fun and Profit  
  • Start a Pet Sitting Business

Test Prep

  • GRE Preparation – Part 1
  • GRE Preparation – Part 2
  • GED Test Preparation
  • GMAT Preparation
  • SAT/ACT Preparation – Part 1
  • LSAT Preparation – Part 1
  • Prepare for the GED Math Test
  • LSAT Preparation – Part 2
  • SAT/ACT Preparation – Part 2
  • Prepare for the GED Language Arts, Writing Test

More Languages

  • Conversational Mandarin Chinese
  • Conversational German
  • Conversational Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Conversational Dutch

Business and more

  • How to Start a Virtual Assisting Business
  • How to Start an Import/Export Business
  • Knowledge is Power: Women & Finance
  • Telecommuting: Working from Home”
  • Buying a Business: The Inside Track

Life Enrichment

  • Organize or Agonize
  • Letting Go of Detrimental Thinking
  • Finding Balance in Today’s Chaotic World
  • Positive Parenting