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LSUA Continuing Education Courses for June

Released: 05/11/2001

<p> The Louisiana State University at Alexandria Division of Continuing Education and Technology is offering a variety of non-credit continuing education courses in June. Courses meet on the LSUA campus unless otherwise noted and all require pre-registration by contacting the division at 473-6495. </p><p> All of the water exercise classes meet in the LSUA pool located in the Physical Education Building for a fee of $31 per month per class. Continuing students pay a discounted rate of $25 per month. </p><p> Aquacise-A routine of specially designed exercises which use the water&acute;s natural buoyancy and resistance and may improve physical fitness, mental alertness, and emotional health. Exercises are conducted in shallow and/or deep water and are suitable for all levels of physical ability and water orientation. Faye Reynolds instructs the group on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 until 9:55 a.m. </p><p>

Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program plus Deep Water-This is a NO IMPACT program. All exercises are performed in deep water and all activities are within the capabilities of most people with arthritis. It is not necessary to know how to swim. Although it is a nonclinical program, it may result in some physical benefits such as decreased pain and increased flexibility and endurance. Participants should have functional and relatively comfortable shoulder and elbow motion and be able to tolerate a 10 to 20 minute aquatic endurance component without excessive pain, fatigue, or shortness of breath. Participants must provide Aqua Jogger or instructor-approved buoyancy apparatus. Bobbie Berlin leads the session Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 until 4:25 p.m. </p><p> Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program Plus Shallow Water-Have fun and get some exercise, too! All activities are performed in shallow water and are within the capabilities of most people with arthritis. It is not necessary to know how to swim. Although it is a nonclinical program, it may result in some physical benefits such as decreased pain and increased flexibility and endurance. Participants should have functional and relatively comfortable shoulder and elbow motion and be able to tolerate a 10 to 20 minute aquatic endurance component or 15 minutes standing or walking on land without excessive pain, fatigue, or shortness of breath. </p><p> SECTION 1 is held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30 until 3:25 p.m. SECTION 2 in held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 until 5:25 p.m. </p><p> Personal Computer: Exploring the Internet for Beginners-Improve your Internet search skills in the workplace or for personal use by attending this course. Participants are required to have basic computer skills. The class will meet on Tuesday, June 12 from 6 until 9 p.m. The fee is $25 and the instructor will be Janet Swartz-Austin. </p><p> Personal Computer: Introduction Microsoft Excel 2000-Learn to use Microsoft Excel to organize your household or business. The class will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 12, 14, 19 and 21 from 6 until 8 p.m. The fee is $75 plus text and the instructor is Patricia Starling. </p><p> Personal Computer Introduction to Microsoft Word 2000-Participants will be introduced to basic features of Microsoft Word 2000 through hands on exercises and demonstrations. Participants must have basic computer skills as a prerequisite. The class will meet on Mondays and Thursdays, June 11, 14, 18 and 21 from 6 until 8 p.m. The fee is $75 and the instructor is Johanna F. M. Tassin. </p><p> Personal Computer: Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 As A Classroom Tool-Educators will learn the basics of PowerPoint and realize its potential as a tool for teaching and learning. The class will meet Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, June 11, 12 and 14 from 8:30 until 11:30 a.m. The fee is $80 and the class will be led by Johanna F. M. Tassin at the University Center Airpark. </p><p> Personal Computer: Microsoft PowerPoint 2000-Intermediate-Learn to create presentations that actually get noticed by using Microsoft PowerPoint. The class will meet Monday through Thursday, June 25 - 28 from 6 until 8 p.m. The fee is $75 plus text and the instructor is Patricia Starling. </p><p> Preparing for the Notary Public Exam-Participants will learn the role and responsibilities of a notary public in Rapides Parish. The class will be offered on Saturday, June 9 from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. The cost of the course is $47 and the instructor for the class is Gary Tillman, Attorney at Law. </p><p> To register or receive more information about any non-credit course at LSUA, contact the Division of Continuing Education and Technology at 473-6495. </p>