Summer Continuing Education Highlights
NOTE: Edison State College student rates are available.
SCREENWRITING FOR BEGINNERS
Analyze classic Hollywood movies, learn storytelling conventions, master basics screenplay writing (screenplay format, cinematic structure, movie concept, characterization, dialogue, story, plot and theme, “selling your script”). Complete the first 30 pages/act 1 of a screenplay.
Materials are provided by the instructor. You must have a home computer & internet access.
The 6-week course starts Wednesdays April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31; from 10am to 1pm. Link to http://www.edison.edu/collier/ce/flyers/COURSE%20DESCRIPTION%20-%20Screenwriting%20for%20Beginners.pdf . The cost is $260.00.
MOVIEMAKING FOR BEGINNERS
Work 1-on-1 with a professional movie producer. Learn technical & aesthetic basics of digital moviemaking. Students work as a film crew to produce one or more final short films.
Course runs Wednesdays for 6 weeks, April 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25 & June 1, from 10am – 1pm. All materials included. Students are encouraged to bring laptops. Link to: http://www.edison.edu/collier/ce/flyers/COURSE%20DESCRIPTION%20-%20Moviemaking%20for%20Beginners.pdf . Cost is $260.00.
KIDBIZ: THE BUSINESS OF ADULTS WRITING FOR THE CHILDREN’S MARKET
Do you have a knack for telling stories? Do you love sharing information in a fun, engaging way? Learn the ins-&-outs of children’s publishing. All writing levels encouraged. Sharing and feedback during every class.
Six-week course, limited to 12, starts Saturday April 30, and ends June 4; from 9:00 until 11:00 a.m. The instructor is Lisa Wroble, professional author and writing instructor. Link to: http://www.edison.edu/collier/ce/flyers/COURSE%20DESCRIPTION%20-%20KIDBIZ%20-Writing.pdf . Cost is $145.
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE - New beginning for ESL Level 1
We will upgrade our textbook series and coursework beginning in May in Level 1 (ESL levels 3 & 4 will go forward with the previous series). Recommend this to friends and family. Link here for more information: http://www.edison.edu/collier/ce/language/ .
WEB DESIGN FOR BEGINNERS
Three-week class includes web terminology, web page creation with Dream Weaver, uploading images. Explore design options, critique existing websites, and complete a personal website by the end of the course.
Students need a Flash/jump drive 1 GB or higher and trial versions of Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver (free 30 day trial). Link to:
ITALIAN FOR BEGINNERS