Course Date: 
Monday Oct 12, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
1

Open your mind to the many ways people can earn a living from home. Explore 25 profitable home-based businesses you can start for less than $1,000. For each business we will discuss startup requirements and market niches, plus provide you with an action plan to get going. We will evaluate why some businesses will fit you better than others. This class can be your key to an exciting and profitable future!

course code: 
153EN1123
Course Instructor: 
Steve Veltkamp
Course Date: 
Sunday Nov 8, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
6

Canine Good Citizen (CGC) is a certification program testing dogs in everyday situations in a relaxed atmosphere. The purpose is to ensure your favorite companion can be a respected member of the community who acts mannerly at home and in public places. Each week your dog will complete specific behavior assessments and tasks. The CGC test will be held on the last day of class. Dogs completing all steps will receive their CGC certification. Some insurance companies offer discounts for homeowners with certified pets. Bring your dog, proof of shots and proof of participation in a basic dog obedience class to the first day of class, which will be held behind the Paradise Campus.

course note: 
Note to students: Your dog must be 16 weeks old. Bring proof of shots and participation in a Basic Dog Obedience Class. Bring dog to first class and meet behind the UNLV Paradise Campus building in the grassy field. Class does not meet on Nov 29.
course code: 
153DO2254
Course Instructor: 
Sonya Hersh, M.S. M.S.
Course Date: 
Sunday Oct 11, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
6

After a review of the basic commands of sit, stay, heel, and come, training will advance to include increased distractions, hand signals, drop it, leave it, and limited use of vocal commands. The first class is taught without your dog. Bring proof of shots and proof of participation in a basic obedience class. A supply list will be discussed at the first class meeting, which is the same as basic obedience class.

course note: 
Note to students: First class meets at Paradise Campus in Room 300. Bring proof of shots and proof of participation in a basic obedience class. A supply list will be discussed at the first meeting. Class does not meet Nov 1. Class will meet at 5p.m. beginning Nov 8.
course code: 
153DO2253
Course Instructor: 
Sonya Hersh, M.S. M.S.
Course Date: 
Sunday Sep 13, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
6

Eliminate problem behaviors and establish a lasting bond with your dog through proper control on and off a leash. Your canine companion will learn heel, automatic sit, sit-stay, down, down-stay, come, no, and OK. You will learn how to deter jumping, barking, house soiling, and more. The first class is taught without your dog and will be 1.5 hours. All remaining classes will meet behind the Paradise Campus with your pet. Bring proof of shots. A supply list will be discussed at the first class meeting. Dogs should be at least 16 weeks old.

course note: 
Note to students: First class meeting is 1.5 hours, without your dog, meets at Paradise Campus in Room 300. All remaining sessions will take place behind the Paradise Campus with your dog. A supply list will be discussed at the first meeting. You will need proof that your dog has received all shots. Dogs should be at least 16 weeks old.
course code: 
153DO2186
Course Instructor: 
Sonya Hersh, M.S. M.S.
Course Date: 
Tuesday Nov 10, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
4

Explore the ever-evolving world of the voiceover industry. Discover the broad range of genres: TV & radio, video games, audiobooks, eLearning, and more! Learn how to approach different types of copy, and experience hands-on training while recording in a professional studio. Gain industry knowledge in recording software, explore the voiceover job market, and find out where your voice best fits in the marketplace. With today's technology you can now open doors in voiceover no matter where you live.

course note: 
Note to students: This class will take place at the Voice Actors Studio located at 1510 W. Horizon Ridge Pkwy, Henderson, NV 89012.
course code: 
153CX4171B
Course Instructor: 
Melissa Moats
Course Date: 
Tuesday Sep 8, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
4

Explore the ever-evolving world of the voiceover industry. Discover the broad range of genres: TV & radio, video games, audiobooks, eLearning, and more! Learn how to approach different types of copy, and experience hands-on training while recording in a professional studio. Gain industry knowledge in recording software, explore the voiceover job market, and find out where your voice best fits in the marketplace. With today's technology you can now open doors in voiceover no matter where you live.

course note: 
Note to students: This class will take place at the Voice Actors Studio located at 1510 W. Horizon Ridge Pkwy, Henderson, NV 89012.
course code: 
153CX4171A
Course Instructor: 
Melissa Moats
Course Date: 
Monday Nov 23, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
6

Continue to minimize your accent by mastering stress rules, using accurate intonation patterns, and speaking with a clearer pitch. Fine tune your speech to match the "music" of American English to communicate more comfortably with coworkers and customers. You will be equipped with a more fluent speech, more accurate pitch levels, and thus more confidence while conversing on the job. This is an advanced level for those who have completed Accent Reduction I and II.

course note: 
The required textbook is Mastering Effective English Communication: The Intonation Patterns of American English (ISBN: 1883574056). Class does not meet on Nov 25.
course code: 
153CX1124
Course Instructor: 
Katia Abou-Haidar MAAL
Course Date: 
Monday Oct 26, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
6

Coworkers and customers will notice a positive difference when you master additional techniques for improving your English pronunciation. Learn techniques native speakers use in producing fluent speech such as linking sounds, reduction, and intonation patterns. After the Level II class, you will be able to speak English with clearer pronunciation, meet difficult challenges in speech clarity for your job, and improve your voice intonation, rate, and rhythm.

course note: 
Note to students: The required textbook is Mastering Effective English Communication: The Consonant System of American English (ISBN: 1883574048). Optional - Bring a mirror and tape recorder to class. Class does not meet on Nov 11.
course code: 
153CX1123
Course Instructor: 
Katia Abou-Haidar MAAL
Course Date: 
Monday Oct 5, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
6

Precise articulation is essential for effective presentations, motivating employees, and inspiring customer confidence. Even if you are proficient in English grammar and vocabulary, a strong regional or foreign accent can still make clear communication difficult in the workplace. Take this opportunity to develop the skills you need to correctly pronounce the sounds of American English so your accent is no longer a business liability.

course note: 
The required textbook, Mastering Effective English Communication: The Vowel System of American English (ISBN-10:188357403X)
course code: 
153CX1113
Course Instructor: 
Katia Abou-Haidar MAAL
Course Date: 
Saturday Sep 26, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
1

Become a poised and powerful public speaker. Opportunities to speak in front of a group provoke anxiety for many people, yet the benefits of being a confident speaker can be enormous. Presentation skills help you to lead, persuade, motivate, educate, and manage others. Course topics include overcoming nervousness, planning your presentation, effective delivery, using humor, visual aids, answering questions, and handling difficult situations. After this one day crash course you will know the key elements of a powerful presentation and understand how to make a positive and lasting impact on your audience. Enrollment includes workbook you can take home.

course note: 
There will be a break for lunch (not provided).
course code: 
153CX1109
Course Instructor: 
Roger Burgraff Ph.D.

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