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Adult Skills Courses

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  • The Office of Continuing Education offers a number of adult skills courses in non-vocational programs designed to suit the needs and interests of the greater NJCU community through targeted adult learning courses, available adult skills educational opportunities. 

    COMPUTER CLASSES

    NCD355/3123 - Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3
    This 60-hour course provides an introduction to HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript to develop Web and Windows Store applications. The course helps you to acquire basic HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript skills that you can use to prepare towards the Microsoft Certified Solution Developer certification (Windows Store Apps or Web Applications).

     

    Saturdays, February 1 through May 3
    Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Cost: $999.00 (cost includes the book, and Exam Voucher) Instructor: Asad Syed, MA, Instructor, NJCU
    Registration Deadline: January 25
    Prerequisite: Working knowledge of Windows and minimum H.S. Diploma

    NCD783/3059 - Introduction to Microsoft Suites
    This course covers the basic features of 2007 and 2010 Microsoft Office Suite programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Students learn the basics as well as the workplace terminologies of each program. Functions covered include document setup and formatting in Word; creating formulas
    in Excel; producing simple PowerPoint presentations; and managing e-mail in Outlook.

    Saturdays, February 8 through February 22
    Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Cost: $130.00
    Instructor: Wing Tsang, M.A., Instructor, NJCU
    Registration Deadline: February 1
    Prerequisite: Working knowledge of Windows

     

    SWIMMING

    For all courses beyond Level I, students must demonstrate a mastery of course content to progress to the next level. Identification cards will be issued to all students on the first day of class and all students must wear bathing caps.

     

    Session One
     

    NCD020/3061 - Beginning Swimming for Adults Level I
    An introductory course for those who cannot swim or have limited ability, this course includes the study and practice of such basic swimming skills as water entry, body and breath control, floating, leg and arm movements, and safety skills.

     
    Saturdays, February 1 through March 1
    Time: 10:00 – 10:50 a.m.
    Cost: $79.00
    Location: John J. Moore Athletics and Fitness Center Instructor: Thomas Lee II, Aquatics Coordinator, NJCU
    Registration Deadline: January 25

    NCD021/3062 - Beginning Swimming for Adults Level II
    This course helps students, who must be comfortable in deep water, to develop confidence in their strokes and to swim greater distances. The course also introduces the elementary backstroke as well as diving and additional safety rules.

     
    Saturdays, February 1 through March 1
    Time: 10:00 – 10:50 a.m.
    Cost: $79.00
    Location: John J. Moore Athletics and Fitness Center Instructor: Thomas Lee II, Aquatics Coordinator, NJCU
    Registration Deadline: January 25

    NCD040/3063 - Beginning Swimming for Adults Level III
    This course enables students to develop confidence in stroke readiness and covers the front crawl stroke, deep water skills, side breathing, the elementary backstroke, and diving.

     
    Saturdays, February 1 through March 1
    Time: 10:00 – 10:50 a.m.
    Cost: $79.00
    Location: John J. Moore Athletics and Fitness Center Instructor: Thomas Lee II, Aquatics Coordinator, NJCU
    Registration Deadline: January 25


     

    Session Two
     

    NCD022/3065 - Beginning Swimming for Adults Level I
    An introductory course for those who cannot swim or have limited ability, this course includes the study and practice of such basic swimming skills as water entry, body and breath control, floating, leg and arm movements, and safety skills.
    Saturdays, March 22 through April 26 RESCHEDULED! March 29 through May 3
    Time: 10:00 – 10:50 a.m.
    Cost: $79.00
    Location: John J. Moore Athletics and Fitness Center Instructor: Thomas Lee II, Aquatics Coordinator, NJCU 
    Registration Deadline: March 14

     
    NCD023/3066 - Beginning Swimming for Adults Level II
    This course helps students, who must be comfortable in deep water, to develop confidence in their strokes and to swim greater distances. The course also introduces the elementary backstroke as well as diving and additional safety rules.

     
    Saturdays, March 22 through April 26 RESCHEDULED! March 29 through May 3
    Time: 10:00 – 10:50 a.m.
    Cost: $79.00
    Location: John J. Moore Athletics and Fitness Center Instructor: Thomas Lee II, Aquatics Coordinator, NJCU
    Registration Deadline: March 14

     
    NCD041/3067 - Beginning Swimming for Adults Level III
    This course enables students to develop confidence in stroke readiness and covers the front crawl stroke, deep water skills, side breathing, the elementary backstroke, and diving.

     
    Saturdays, March 22 through April 26 RESCHEDULED! March 29 through May 3
    Time: 10:00 – 10:50 a.m.
    Cost: $79.00
    Location: John J. Moore Athletics and Fitness Center Instructor: Thomas Lee II, Aquatics Coordinator, NJCU
    Registration Deadline: March 14

     

    TAI CHI
    NCD929/3068 - Simplified Tai Chi I
    This course covers the 12 basic forms of Simplified Tai Chi, an ancient, yoga-like martial art that combines a comprehensive series of gentle physical movements, coordinated breathing, and meditation designed for health, flexibility, self-defense, and spiritual development. Tai Chi reduces stress, positively effects the nervous system, and improves cardiorespiratory fitness, strength, concentration, posture, balance, and coordination. The course includes screenings of Tai Chi videos.

     
    Saturdays, April 12 through May 3
    Time: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
    Cost: $100.00
    Instructor: Mei Jin Lu, Professor, School of Eastern Culture and Philosophy
    Registration Deadline: April 5