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Sanford Community Adult Education



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Get Beyond "Auto": Controlling your Camera for Better Photos 3/4

$56

with Ray Levesque

Calendar Mar 4, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Do you have a new DSLR that you have no idea how to use? Have you had your camera for 6 months, a year or more and want to take better pictures? Are you putting your camera away because you just don’t see the difference between your expensive camera and your smart phone? Learn to fully utilize your camera's potential! Harness your creative power with photography! Take that first giant step into the world of photography! Discover all the basics in this hands-on class, including changing depth-of-field, controlling what’s in focus in the background, stopping or blurring the action in your scene, and many other basic picture-taking techniques. Required: A camera with interchangeable lenses such as a DSLR or mirrorless camera.

 

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CASAS 03/06/20 12:00 PM

Free

with Lisa Merlin

Calendar Mar 6, 2020 at 12 pm

Register today for the CASAS Assessment session.  It’s FREE!

Are you interested in any of the following?

  • High School Diploma
  • High School Equivalency (HiSET)
  • Maine College and Career Access  
  • ELL (English Language Learner)

Whatever your need, Sanford Community Adult Education is here to help you accomplish your educational goals!  

We start with a FREE Math and Reading Assessment (and short Essay) 

This must be taken BEFORE you register for classes.

The scores from the CASAS are used to guide your placement into courses at the level that is perfect for you.  

All tests are held at Sanford Community Adult Education (Anderson Learning Center) Room 143 at 21 Bradeen Street, Sanford, Maine.

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Advanced Legal Research & Writing 3/9

$995

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Mar 9, 2020 , runs for 7 weeks

This course is designed to teach advanced and specialized approaches to utilize the legal resources available in a law library, and elsewhere.  The conceptual differences between computer-assisted legal research and hard copy research will be taught.  You will also learn how to formulate WESTLAW search queries and effectively and efficiently use WESTLAW and other online legal research methods as time-saving devices in legal research and legal writing.  This course is designed to examine more thoroughly advanced and specialized approaches to utilizing the legal sources available in the law library and online.  Books: $423

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Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation) Certificate 3/9

$995

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Mar 9, 2020 , runs for 7 weeks

Become a mediator.  Review the growth and applications of settlement options in the United States.  Learn both traditional and non-traditional dispute resolution options.  Mediation is geared for all professionals who are focused on "interest-based bargaining."  Take the mystery out of settlement processes, focus on reaching reasonable solutions for government, business and personal disputes, and divorce settlement mediation.  Books: $100

 

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eDiscovery for Paralegals 3/9

$995

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Mar 9, 2020 , runs for 7 weeks

This introductory 7-week course is for those entering the eDiscovery field, as well as professionals wanting to broaden their knowledge of the eDiscovery process. Course covers the entire eDiscovery process, from preparation, to collection, to review of Electronically Stored Information (ESI). Learners will progress through the basics of eDiscovery prep, best practices for ESI collection, and the review process. 

books: $89

Employment Law Certificate 3/9

$995

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Mar 9, 2020 , runs for 7 weeks

Employment law is a branch of contract law that deals with relationships between employers and employees.  This course will cover statutes such as the National Labor Relations Act, the Railway Labor Act, and other various statutes dealing with public employees.  Topics to be included are master and servant, wages and hours, anti-discrimination in employment, and minimum wages and maximum hours, as well as regulation of working conditions.  Books: $235

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Intellectual Property Law for Engineers 3/9

$995

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Mar 9, 2020 , runs for 7 weeks

Engineers should be knowledgeable about patent law.  This constitutionally-based discipline has to do with the process by which an invention, and its creator, are protected by the law from infringement and unfair competition.  This class will deal with patent applications, research and prosecution; the law of infringement, and computer applications of software (protected by copyright) and hardware (by patents).  The class will also cover what other concepts are patented, as well as machines, processes, mixtures, manufacturing, compositions of materials and methods of doing business and research.  Utility patents, design patents, plant patents will be covered.  It will deal with copyright, trademark, trade design, trade secrets and business methods.  Books:  $194

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Law School Preparation 3/9

$300

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Mar 9, 2020 , runs for 7 weeks

The best way to avoid the pitfall of the first set of courses in law school is to prepare yourself for the unique way you'll need to study.  This course is designed to give you the tools you need to be ready for the first year and beyond.

This unique educational program helps students to excel in, and not merely survive, their first year of law school.  It will lead you through what to expect from the Socratic teaching method and show you how to master the casebook method of instruction used at nearly all law schools.

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