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CPDV-2732-02
Photo Safari
4/21
Sioux City
Jerry Mennenga has worked for various newspapers as a photojournalist for over 25 years. He has photographed in a variety of settings and situations and knows the value and pressure of producing images on deadline for publication. He has also learned to see beyond the obvious or to use it to make an interesting photograph of what lies before you.
ADS L212 LEC S 10:00AM 12:00PM
ADS L212 LEC S 10:00AM 12:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Mennenga
Cost: $ 60.00
CPDV-2998-05
1968 - Into the Darkness
4/23
Sioux City
In the 1960s, it seemed all things were possible. But by mid-1968, we wondered if anything was possible. It was the year that shook the country to its very foundations. How did we reach such a moment? How did we get past it? Fifty years later, only about a quarter of the population can call on firsthand knowledge of the time. Yet the events and the lessons they offer are important ones for today. Join historian Russ Gifford as he looks back on the year, the events, and the reasons that threatened the end of the American experiment in 1968, and what it means to us today.
ADS L416 LEC M 12:00PM 02:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Gifford
CPDV-2484-03
Introduction Flower Arranging
4/24
Sioux City
INTRODUCTION TO FLOWER ARRANGING Flower arranging is soothing, satisfying and lots of fun! It's a great way to express your creativity. Flower arrangements can be used to decorate your home or to send a special message to a friend or loved one. Nothing lifts the spirits more than a gorgeous floral display. This class will help you develop your talent and confidence in this very special art. All the classes feature brand-new designs. So if you are a returning student, you can be sure you will learn something unlike anything you've created before. No previous experience of flower arranging is needed. Our expert instructor, Gordon Drive Hy-Vee Floral Manager Gail Pieper, will take you gently through the steps. Please bring scissors, a knife and small clippers or wire cutters. Hy-Vee will supply all the other materials including flowers and containers. At the end of each class, you'll be able to take home your own unique, beautiful arrangement. Location for all sessions: Hy-Vee, 3301 Gordon Drive, Sioux City Second floor conference room, located via stairs between bakery and meat department.
LEC T 01:30PM 03:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: STAFF
Cost: $ 28.00
CPDV-2770-06
Falls Prevention: Balance Mvmt
4/25
Sioux City
Many falls can be prevented. Exercise is one of the best ways to improve balance and lower your chances of falling. Among older adults, about one out of ten falls result in a serious injury that require hospitalization. This 30 minute class will work on improving balance to reduce fall-related risk and frequency and promote healthier, independent lifestyles.
RED W206 LEC W 09:00AM 10:00AM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: STAFF
Cost: $ 16.00
CCPR-1033-B21
BLS Provider Course
4/26
Sioux City
BLS Healthcare Provider's Course. Audience:Designed for healthcare providers who respond to cardiac and respiratory emergencies. Core Elements: Adult/ Child/ Infant, barrier devices, Foreign Body Airway Obstruction, Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Bag-Valve-Mask. Course Goals: Professional education in the cognitive and psychomotor skills of CPR. Card: Certification card issued upon successful completion. Card is good for 2 years. Book required for Course BLS Provider Manual 2015. Book can be obtained from WITCC Bookstore. All fees must be paid when registering. A cancelation of fees will only be processed for persons who notify registration of their wish to withdraw before the first session of class.
ADS L416/417 LEC TH 06:00PM 10:00PM
Prereq: BLS Healthcare Provider Book
Coreq: None
Instructor: STAFF
Cost: $ 50.00
CPDV-2218-10
Coffee and Conversation
4/26
Sioux City
This series emphasizes conviviality and conversation. Each month, a guest speaker gives a presentation on a topic with broad appeal. The format encourages audience participation and the free exchange of ideas. Lifelong Learning membership not required. We provide refreshments so please be certain to register to ensure adequate supplies.
ADS L416 LEC TH 10:30AM 12:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Lipshutz
CPDV-2792-05
Yoga for Seniors
4/26
Sioux City
Join this class for seniors interested in learning beginning yoga. Yoga is known for improving mental focus, balance, strength, flexibility, circulation, and digestion all while decreasing stress! Please be sure to bring along an extra pair of soft-soled shoes such as running shoes or dance shoes to wear in this class, in order to protect the floor of the studio. IMPORTANT NOTE: This course will be held in the Dr. Robert E. Dunker Center, Room W203. In order to gain access to this classroom you will need a student I.D. Once registered for the class, you can obtain your I.D. free of charge from Enrollment Services, Kiser Building. Please allow time for your registration in the class as well as for your I.D. to be processed.
RED W203 LEC TH 11:00AM 12:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Benson
Cost: $ 20.00
CPDV-2829-01
Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre
4/26
Sioux City
Lifelong Learning is excited to partner with Whispering Creak Senior living for a Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre! The evening will include a fabulous three-course meal, a show full of mystery and intrigue, and fun! Spots are limited, so make sure to register early.
LEC TH 06:00PM 08:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: STAFF
Cost: $ 25.00
CTRA-1076-14
Basic Rider Course (updated)
4/27
Sioux City
The BRC - (Updated) course, a novice rider course, teaches the basics of motorcycle operation: straight-line riding, turning, shifting, and stopping. After the basics, more advanced skills are learned and practiced: minimum space maneuvering, maximum braking, swerving, etc. Successful completion of the course results in your being exempted from riding the licensing skill test conducted by the DOT. Also a number of insurance companies provide a premium discount for satisfactory completion. The BRC (Updated) is an 18 hour course consisting of an MSF online internet course to address basic motorcycle knowledge, six hours of classroom instruction with a RiderCoach to address rider perception and risk management, and approximately 11 hours of on-cycle , hands-on instruction. The class is conducted on weekends.
BWC W102 LEC SU 07:30AM 01:30PM
BWC W102 LEC F 06:00PM 09:00PM
BWC W102 LEC S 07:30AM 04:30PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Rader
Course Fee: $ 150.00
CPDV-2827-04
Rock Around the Clock
4/30
Sioux City
Western Iowa Tech Community college is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and Lifelong Learning will celebrate four great groups and groundbreaking albums by revving up the WIT WayBack Machine to visit 1966! The Beatles! The Beach Boys! Simon & Garfunkel! Bob Dylan! In the space of twelve months, four singing groups and individuals would change the face of Rock n' Roll and the world. This year of music provided an enduring soundtrack for a time that would change America. Join Russ Gifford and relive the times, the people, the events, and most of all, the great music of 1966! The sights, sounds, faces and places will all come flooding back. We might uncover a few things you've forgotten! As David Crosby always points out, If you can remember the Sixties, you weren't there.
ADS L416 LEC M 06:00PM 08:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Gifford
CPDV-2895-01
Understanding the Crusades
4/30
Sioux City
What comes to your mind when you are asked about the Crusades? Most Westerners see noble, selfless knights fighting for righteous causes in a faraway land. Even our language follows. We use the word crusade mainly as a praiseworthy pursuit and a crusader as a courageous individual. Most Christians today see the Crusades as religiously inspired wars with a belief in the pope's offer of salvation if they rescued the holy places from the infidel. Europeans generally add in the idea that the initial good idea went bad due to human failings of greed and ambition. Muslims, on the other hand, ignored the subject for years from lack of interest. It is of note that it took decades for the Muslim world to realize the Crusades were happening, assuming the Crusaders were Byzantine mercenaries! If it is referenced today in the Muslim world, it is generally by non-scholars with a political agenda - something that happens with equal frequency with Westerners, too. Both sides thought they were fighting in self-defense. By the time of the first Crusade in 1095, two-thirds of the old Christian world had been conquered by Muslim armies. Along with the holy lands, which also included Syria, Egypt, North Africa, and Spain. Asia Minor had also been recently taken by the Turks. But the Muslims, had held most of these for more than two centuries and the holy lands for over 400 years. There is a valuable history to be learned from the Crusades, which includes a deeper understanding of the actual history of the inter- actions of the two cultures and the lessons learned by both sides in the process. Join historian Russ Gifford in exploring the actual history of the early interactions of these two major civilizations, and examine what these interactions mean for our world today!
ADS L416 LEC M 12:00PM 02:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Gifford
CTRA-1053-10
Truck Driving Program
4/30
Sioux City
This program is designed to prepare men and women for over-the-road tractor trailer driving employment. The course will consist of classroom instruction and behind-the-wheel experience in trucks currently used by the transportation industry. Areas of instruction include: *Instrument Clusters *Brake System *Operation and Inspection *Diesel Engines *Trailer Specifications *Coupling and Uncoupling Trailers Safely *Shifting Theory *Driving Techniques *Backing Tractor-Trailers *Parallel Parking Tractor-Trailers *Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations *Daily Logs By the end of the program, successful student will have an opportunity to test for their Class A CDL. Class A CDL instructional permit, driving record, DOT physical, and drug screen are required to begin the program. The ability to read and speak English is encouraged. Job placement assistance is available. Standard 4 week Truck Driving Training Covers: *Instrument Clusters *Brake System Operation and Inspection *Diesel Engines *Trailer Specifications *Coupling and Uncoupling Trailers Safely *Shifting Theory *Driving Techniques *Backing Tractor-Trailers *Parallel Parking Tractor-Trailers *Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations *Daily Logs
BWC W102 LEC MTWTHF 08:00AM 05:00PM
BWC W102 LEC S 07:00AM 04:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Herron
Course Fee: $ 2895.00
CPDV-2244-11
Stretch and Flex
5/01
Sioux City
This is one of our most popular programs. Have fun working out in a healthy way. The program includes stretching and weightlifting to strengthen muscles and improve cardiovascular health. This class is one of the most popular, so be sure to sign up early to avoid disappointment! Lifelong Learning Membership required. WITCC ID required IMPORTANT NOTE: This class will be held in the Gymnasium in the Dr. Robert E. Dunker Center. In order to gain access to this room, you will need a student I.D. Please bring a change of shoes with you, preferably athletic shoes/sneakers. The Aerobics Room, W203 is also reserved for this class from 9 - 11 a.m. for warm ups.
RED W123 LEC TTH 09:30AM 10:30AM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Backhaus
Cost: $ 8.00
CPDV-2623-11
Dunker Center Access Option
5/01
Sioux City
What hours will the Student Center be open? Hours of operation will be Monday through Thursday 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday, 6 a.m to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m to noon. Do I need a valid I.D. to gain access to the Center? Yes, you can obtain an I.D. from Enrollment Services next to Entrance 1, Kiser Building. Your I.D. will only be valid while the class in which you have enrolled is active. For this reason, we encourage you to consider the six-month access option.
RED W123 LEC
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor:
Course Fee: $ 99.00
CPDV-2660-05
Creative Microwave Cooking
5/01
Sioux City
Whether you are interested in convenience, ideas of new ways to make classic favorites, don't enjoy cooking large meals, have cooked long enough for others or don't want to heat up the oven for a small meal...you are the perfect student for this class! The head chef at Whispering Creek Senior Living will be demonstrating a delicious meal made right out of your microwave! He will include in each class: Instruction/Ingredients/Sampling Please join us at Whispering Creek Active Retirement Community to learn an easy way to make wonderful foods for entertainment and eating in the convenience of your microwave! Location for all sessions: Whispering Creek Active Retirement Community - 2609 Nicklaus Blvd. (1 mile east on Whispering Creek Drive off of Morningside Ave. Take a left at the four way stop sign at the top of the hill.)
LEC T 11:00AM 12:30PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: STAFF
Cost: $ 7.00
CPDV-2705-11
Comet Acess Pass
5/01
Sioux City
RED W123 LEC
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor:
Course Fee: $ 25.00
CPDV-2825-04
Gardening Series
5/01
Sioux City
ADS L416 LEC T 10:30AM 12:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: STAFF
CCPR-1052-B04
BLS Instructor
5/02
Sioux City
This 5.5 Hour class will enable individuals to instruct AHA BLS and Heartsaver courses according to AHA standards. These class sessions will include all of the new guidelines 2015 information for instructors. Cards will be issued upon successful completion: valid for two years. Prerequisite: Must be a current BLS Provider, the provider card must be presented to the instructor at the start of class. BLS Instructor Manual 2015 Required. Book can be obtained at the WITCC Bookstore.
ADS L416/417 LEC W 04:30PM 10:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: STAFF
Cost: $ 125.00
CMNT-9006-01
Industrial Transformers
5/02
Sioux City
This class will cover the operation and construction of common industrial transformers. Students will study transformer turns ratio, capacity, the application of transformers in control circuits, and sizing. This class will also cover transformer testing and troubleshooting through a variety of hands on labs.
CCO B224 LEC WF 08:00AM 12:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Clark
Course Fee: $ 200.00
CPDV-3004-01
100 Years Later
5/03
Sioux City
Join Gretchen Gondek for a presentation on the women's suf- fragette movement in America and a historical perspective on the ratification of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote. A discussion on ladies fashion covering styles from the suffragette era will also be explored. Attendees will be treated to period style tea with accompaniments as part of the presentation. The event is in coordination with the 100th anniversary celebration of the Woodbury County Courthouse and Sioux City Preservation Week. For more information go to woodburycountyiowa.gov.
ADS L416 LEC TH 10:30AM 12:00PM
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Instructor: Gondek
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Visit at 4647 Stone Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Call 800.349.4649 or 712.274.6400
800.352.4649
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