More Community Education classes for Spring 2019

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Morton College’s Community Education Department offers a variety of classes for children through adults this spring. Topics range from business/career development, academic/test preparation, technology, fitness, children and family programming, and recreation and personal development.

Most courses are held on the Morton College campus at 3801 S. Central Avenue, Cicero.

Register for Community Education at Morton College’s Office of Admissions and Records, located on the first floor of Building B.

Note: Early registration is encouraged because classes may be canceled due to low enrollment.

More information about Community Education is available by calling Jody Davidson at (708) 656-8000 Ext. 2406.

Academic and Test Preparation
Accuplacer® Review for Mathematics (TST 003)
Reviews elementary algebra, rational numbers, absolute value, algebraic expressions, and more in preparation for the Accuplacer Mathematics test. 

Sessions meet from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays from February 20 to March 27 (no class on March 20) and May 22 to June 26. The cost for each session is $39 (technology fee included). 

Accuplacer® Review for Language Arts (TST 002)
Focuses on reading comprehension strategies, sentence relationships, sentence structure and construction shifts in preparation for the Accuplacer Language Arts test.   

Sessions meet from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Mondays from February 4 to March 25 (no classes on February 18, March 4 and 18) and May 20 to June 24. The cost for each session is $29, plus a $10 technology fee. 

Constitution Review (TST 090 03)
Prepares students to pass the Illinois Secondary Level Constitution Test by providing an overview of the U.S. and Illinois Constitutions, the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. flag code. 

The class meets from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, March 30 to April 13. The cost is $15. 

Technology
Computer Basics (TEC 001)
Students with limited or no computer experience will learn basic concepts including hardware, software, mouse and keyboard skills, Windows, the Internet, e-mail and MS Word. The cost is $49, plus a $10 technology fee. 

The course taught in Spanish meets from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturdays, March 30 to May 4. The English version meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays, March 30 to May 4. 

Intermediate Computer Basics (TEC 002)
This course builds on the concepts and skills taught in Computer Basics. Students should have basic knowledge of and experience with personal computers, Microsoft Office functions, the Internet and social media. Flash drive recommended. The cost is $49, plus a $10 technology fee. 

The course taught in Spanish meets from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturdays, February 9 to March 9. The English version meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays, February 9 to March 9. 

Introduction to App Development with SWIFT (TEC 003 02)
Those new to coding will build a foundation in programming fundamentals and get practical experience with the tools, techniques and concepts needed to build a basic iOS app from scratch. 

The class meets from noon to 2 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays from February 11 to May 8. It is free to the Morton College community. 

Fitness
Trim and Tone Class (FIT 077 03)
Low impact aerobics, toning, stretching and strength training perfect for the older adult. The class runs from Tuesday, February 5, to May 14. It meets from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays with no classes March 19 and 21. The cost is $5.  

Fitness Center Membership (FIT 075)
Course offers several options for people wanting to use the College’s Fitness Center for personal fitness programs. 

The cost for the entire Spring Semester through May 31 is $40. Monthly memberships are $10. Unlimited visits during Fitness Center hours.