Other Academic Institutions
Astronomy 103: Introductory Astronomy: The Solar System | Janet McLarty-Schroeder, MS
This course is a non-technical introduction to astronomy, with emphasis on the sun, planets, moons, and smaller bodies which make up the solar system. Topics include the nature of light, the atom, telescopes, an examination of the planets and their moons and rings, the origin of the solar system, comets, asteroids, and meteors, catastrophic events, and the search for planets around other stars.
California State University, Dominguez Hills: College of Extended & International Education
Grant Writing & Administration Certificate of Completion
TEX 914: Pre-Award Grant Administration | Sharon Martin, MPA
Participants will be introduced to relevant information needed for a successful grant proposal. In addition, the workshop will provide understanding of the application process, requirements and general guidelines for each funding entity. Visionary and futuristic models will be presented.
TEX 917: Evaluation and Grant Implementation | Sharon Martin, MPA
Participants will learn the methodology, evaluating/assessment, and how to meet programmatic expectations. Participants will learn how to develop an evaluation plan during this session. Timelines and performance reporting are key in carrying out the grant project. In addition, during this session, participants will learn how to leverage resources for maximum financial impact: direct funding and in-kind contributions
TEX 919: Post-Award Grant Administration | Sharon Martin, MPA
During this session, participants will learn the roles of principal investigator/project director. In addition, participants will learn how to complete financial and progress reports, prepare for an audit, manage the program/project and build capacity in their nonprofits. Materials included.
Glendale Community College
Speech 101: Public Speaking | Casey Jones, MA
An introductory course focusing on public speaking - the process of learning to speak in front of a group of people in a structured, deliberate, organized manner in a variety of public speaking environments. Through their reading of research-based theories and principles of human communication, and critical analysis of public discourse, students learn to research, compose, present and evaluate various types of speeches including informative and persuasive presentations. The course focuses on developing skills in the areas of language, listening, ethics and diversity, audience discussions, written assignments, verbal and nonverbal communication exercises, and oral presentations, students learn the essential elements of public speaking and how extemporaneous speeches are used in personal and professional contexts. This course satisfies speech requirements for those students who expect to transfer to college and universities.
Anthropology 3: Culture and Language | Claire Cesareo, PhD (ABD)
An examination of the complex relationship between language and culture. Topics include the structure of language, language acquisition, the origin of language, bilingualism, non-verbal communication, language change, and linguistic diversity.