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Community Education

Realize your Potential

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College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Road
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
301-934-2251
askme@csmd.edu

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WHEN TO REGISTER FOR ONLINE COURSES

It is recommended that you register for ed2go online classes at least 24 hours prior to the session start date to ensure you receive the required login credentials. All course payments are due at the time of registration.

WHAT IS ED2GO?

Ed2go is the affiliate organization that hosts CSM's online continuing education courses. Students will complete the CSM registration process, and login to the ed2go Web site to participate in the courses.

Contact Information

Workforce Development Courses:

Business and IT Courses:

Larisa Pfeiffer
lpfeiffer@csmd.edu
301-934-7557

Teacher Education Courses:

Shaunda Holt
srholt@csmd.edu
301-934-7652

 

Community Education Courses:

Shaunda Holt
srholt@csmd.edu
301-934-7652

 

Registration, Orientation and Access Issues:

ed2go@csmd.edu
301-539-4760 

Community Education Online Classes

Below you will find the current Community Education online non-credit Ed2Go class offerings. For more information about how to register and access non-credit online Ed2Go classes click here.

Current Class Offerings

Assisting Aging Parents (AAA-6320)
Oct 15
Be prepared to handle the challenges you and your parents will face in the coming years, while learning to cherish the transition.

Beginner's Guide to Getting Published (AAA-5000)
Sep 17
Published writer shows you how to give yourself the credibility you need to get your books and articles published.

Conversational French (AAA-5010)
Sept 17, Oct 15
Discover how easy it can be to learn common words and phrases for both leisure and business.

Conversational Japanese (AAA-6330)
Sep 17, Oct 15
Whether you want to learn conversational Japanese for travel or just for fun, you'll find this course makes it easy and enjoyable for beginners to master the essentials of the Japanese language.

Digital Scrapbooking, Introduction to (AAA-5610)
Oct 15
Learn how to make the most of your scrapbooking talents and artistic ideas when you combine digital and traditional scrapbooking techniques.

Drawing for the Beginner (AAA-7110)
Oct 15
Gain a solid foundation in drawing and become the artist you’ve always dreamed you could be!

Easy English 1 (AAA-7120)
Sep 17
In this easy and fun course, you’ll learn the basic English skills you need for real-life activities including shopping, job-hunting, and handling medical emergencies.

Easy English 2 (AAA-7130)
Oct 15
In this easy and fun course, you’ll review some basic English skills and build more intermediate-level English skills for real-life activities including using the bank, finding a job or a home, dealing with sicknesses, and making good shopping decisions.

Easy English 3 (AAA-7140)
Nov 12
Build on the language skills you mastered in Easy English 2, as you learn to talk about real-life situations including looking for a job, making a budget, buying a home, and taking care of your health.

GED Preparation (AAA-6340)
Sep 17
Want to pass the GED® test? This course will help you develop the skills you'll need to succeed.

Genealogy Basics (AAA-5070)
Sep 17, Oct 15
Learn where to look, who to contact, and how to use research tools to begin an exciting and fascinating exploration of your roots.

Get Assertive (PEP-8520)
Nov 12
Find out how you can stop others from intimidating you or treating you poorly.

Grammar for ESL (AAA-5080)
Oct 15
If English is your second language and you're headed to college, this course will teach you the principles of grammar and structure you'll need to succeed.

Grammar Refresher (AAA-5090)
Sep 17
Gain confidence in your ability to produce clean, grammatically correct documents and speeches.

Guitar, Introduction to (PEP-7530)
Nov 12
Master basic guitar skills and become the musician you‘ve always wanted to be.

Homeschool With Success (PEP-8140)
Sep 17
Discover how to homeschool your children in a way that ensures they get what they need both academically and socially.

Journaling, Introduction to (AAA-5130)
Oct 15
Discover how journaling can help you learn more about yourself, explore your dreams, values, and beliefs, improve your health, survive unwanted change, succeed in your career, and express your creativity.

Keys to Effective Editing (AAA-5210)
Oct 15
If you aspire to be an editor, this course will teach you the fundamentals of top-notch editing for both fiction and nonfiction.

Luscious, Low-Fat, Lightning Quick Meals (PEP-5570)
Oct 15
Join a registered dietitian and discover how easy it can be to prepare meals that are both delicious and nutritious!

Merrill Ream Speed Reading (AAA-5160)
Oct 15
Acclaimed speed reading expert teaches you how to save yourself time by reading faster with better comprehension.

Music Made Easy (AAA-5170)
Oct 15
Learn the fundamentals of music theory. Be able to read, write, and play simple music.

Pleasures of Poetry (AAA-5180)
Oct 15
This course will help you create your best possible work, whether you’re looking to be published or simply wish to craft beautiful poems for friends.

Practical Ideas for ESL/EFL (TED-5270)
Nov 12
Learn ESL teaching strategies for fostering a more successful learning environment for your adult ESL/EFL students, as well as how to create activities that build a bridge from the classroom to the real world.

Praxis I Preparation (TED-5170)
Oct 15, Nov 12
Develop the knowledge and skills you need to pass the Praxis I Exam as you review and prepare for everything the test includes.

Prepare for the GED® Math Test (AAA-6350)
Oct 15
Master the skills you'll need to pass the Mathematical Reasoning module in the 2014 GED® test series.

Research Methods for Writers (AAA-5280)
Sep 17, Nov 12
Learn the most efficient and effective methods to conduct research for any writing project.

SAT/ACT Preparation Part 1 (PEP-8110)
Oct 15
Master the reading, writing, English, and science questions on the ACT and new SAT.

SAT/ACT Preparation Part 2 (PEP-8120)
Nov 12
Master the math questions on the ACT and new SAT.

SMART Boards (TED-5180)
Sep 17
Master the use of SMART Board and SMART Notebook technology so you can create powerful interactive lessons that capture your students’ attention. 

Speed Spanish (AAA-6290)
Sep 17
Learn six easy recipes to glue Spanish words together into sentences, and you'll be engaging in conversational Spanish in no time.

Speed Spanish II (AAA-5810)
Oct 15
Follow-up to our popular Speed Spanish course. Several new recipes help you continue building fluency.

Speed Spanish III (AAA-5820)
Nov 12
Master your ability to speak, understand, and read Spanish by taking the final installment in our unique three-part Speed Spanish learning series.

Start a Pet Sitting Business (PEP-8090)
Sep 17
Discover how to translate your love of animals into a fun and profitable career.

Teaching ESL/EFL, Introduction to (TED-5230)
Sep 17
Learn how to be an effective English language teacher from an expert in the field.

Teaching ESL/EFL Grammar (TED-5260)
Nov 12
Discover what makes a well-balanced vocabulary course when you're teaching ESL and how to plan one that truly meets your students' needs

Teaching ESL/EFL Reading (TED-5250)
Oct 15
Discover practical techniques and methods for teaching reading in any ESL or EFL environment that will help you become a more confident and effective reading teacher.

Teaching ESL/EFL Vocabulary (TED-5240)
Oct 15
Discover what makes a well-balanced vocabulary course when you're teaching ESL and how to plan one that truly meets your students' needs.

Technical Writing, Fundamentals of (AAA-5060)
Oct 15
Learn the skills you need to succeed in the well-paying field of technical writing.

Travel Writing (AAA-5230)
Oct 15
Profit from your experiences in exotic lands (or your own backyard) by learning how to write and sell travel articles and books.

Understanding Adolescents (AAA-5250)
Oct 15
Uncover the secrets of the adolescent mind. Gain valuable information on how they feel, how their identities develop, and how you can best meet their needs.

Where Does All My Money Go? (PEP-8100)
Oct 15
Learn how to get control of your money once and for all.

Writing Essentials (AAA-5830)
Sep 17
Master the essentials of writing so you can excel at business communications, express yourself clearly online, and take your creative literary talents to a new level.

Writing for Children (AAA-6160)
Oct 15
Published children's author shows you how to touch the hearts of children by creating books for them.

Writing for ESL (AAA-6310)
Oct 15
Learn how to write in English more effectively to succeed in college and at work.

Write Your Life Story (AAA-7150)
Oct 15
Learn how to create and distribute an inspirational and professional autobiography for family, friends, and others.

Writeriffic: Creativity Training for Writers (AAA-5260)
Sep 17
Banish writer's block forever with these tricks from the published writer's toolbox.

Writerrific 2: Advanced Creativity Training for Writers (AAA-6280)
Oct 15
You really can make money with your writing. Whether you want to create your own business, add to your income, supplement your retirement, or boost what you're earning as a writer, you'll find the how-to's here.