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American Sign Language 101
with Tom Driscoll
ASL is a visual gestural language that is a native language among deaf individuals. This class is geared towards people who are new to American Sign Language or those who have an elementary introduction and wish to expand their knowledge. The goal is to take students with little or no knowledge of ASL and Deaf Culture and provide them with the skills needed to communicate comfortably in a variety of situations in the Deaf community.
This course is offered in person.
with Cesar Rodas
This course focuses on communications for managers and the activities they perform. The student is presented the opportunity to develop clear and concise written and oral responses to a variety of situations in a business setting. The management topics of communications strategy, business writing, listening, nonverbal communications, conflict resolution, negotiating, cross-cultural communications, and oral presentations will be emphasized.
This course will provide students with the opportunity to:
- Recognize that effective management is dependent on excellent communication skills.
- Discuss communication skills and activities that are required for managers at all levels of management.
- Create business memos and letters.
- Write a clear and concise analytical business report
- Demonstrate proficiency in giving oral presentations
- Create a professional visual presentation including graphics
- Prepare and maintain an e-portfolio
This course is offered using Zoom.
What’s Next? It’s Your Time! (WED259-65)
with Elise Tofias Phillips
Discover your superpowers, plan for your next phase of life, for mature and savvy women
You’ve accomplished a lot. You may have raised a family. You have built a career. You have worked hard. This next chapter is about you and what you want to do. This 4-week interactive, educational, and supportive workshop will set the stage for exploration, discovery, and design. It will help you to navigate next steps and explore possibilities with a well-being lens by clarifying values, and focusing on self-care, relationships, interests, and techniques for health, happiness, and balance. There are enormous possibilities for growth during this time of your life. Discover your superpowers, understand, and live your values. Your way.
Questions we will consider:
- Thinking about a different career choice?
- Preparing to retire at some point?
- Learning to navigate the many relationships in your life?
- Figuring out a new self-care routine?
- Looking to follow your dreams and values for your next chapter?
This course is offered using Zoom.
About the Instructor
Elise Tofias Phillips, MEd, is the CEO of Navigate, Health and Wellness Coaching and Consulting. She has developed an innovative, interactive, and engaging behavior change approach through her consulting and coaching, and is passionate about working with her clients. She has worked in health education, health promotion, health and wellness coaching, and health communications her entire career. She has held positions as the Founding Director of the Office of Health Promotion and the Health Coach Institute at Boston College, the Director of Health Education at Simmons College, Manager of The Be Well! Tanger Center for Health Management at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and taught in public and independent schools. She is a certified Health and Wellness Coach and Intuitive Eating Counselor through WellCoaches and Intuitive Eating Pros. Elise received an M.Ed. from Boston University and B.S. from Ithaca College.
Call Mary Conklin, Program Coordinator, at 508-375-5010 or email email@example.com.