301.624.2888 ILRatFCC.com 29 PHOTOGRAPHY FOR124 Introduction to the Italian Language 8 sessions, 16 hours | 16 + Explore Italian culture by learning proper basic grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, customary greetings, and levels of formality Italian style. The course includes insight into the customs and traditions, holidays, and cultural nuances of Italy including food and meal etiquette. Also receive sightseeing recommendations and explore the country’s geography and beauty from North to South. Practice what you are learning by participating in class conversations and completing classroom and homework assignments based on textbook exercises. Students are required to purchase the following book: Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Italian Grammar, Premium, 3rd Edition by Marcel Danesi (ISBN 9781260463194). Note: Course will meet on campus in an in-person environment. Instructor: Dora Jaar 5-Digit Number: 24525 | Fri, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 3/10 - 5/5 No Class: 3/24 | Location: Conference Center/E134 Tuition: $42 | Fee: $134 | Total: $176 | MD residents age 60+ pay fee only FOR300 American Sign Language I 6 sessions, 15 hours | 16 + | Learn the basic conversational skills used in American Sign Language. Topics include basic grammar structure related to the exchange of personal information, introductions, negotiation with the environment, calendar, and commands. Learn basic survival signs through demonstration. Students practice what is covered in class. This course will use the digital curriculum platform True+Way ASL. Information on how to purchase the curriculum will be provided to you a few days prior to your first class. The cost is expected to be less than $100 depending on the units that the instructor chooses for the course. Note: Course will meet on campus in an in-person environment. Instructor: Racquel Roult 5-Digit Number: 24681 | Tue, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m., 4/4 - 5/9 Location: Conference Center/E134 Tuition: $42 | Fee: $134 | Total: $176 | MD residents age 60+ pay fee only PHO122 Get the Best From Your Digital Camera 3 sessions, 6 hours | 16 + In this class we will cover the fundamentals of how your camera works. We’ll abandon the auto & program modes and learn how the three major functions (aperture, shutter speed and ISO settings) work. Particular attention will be given to how they influence one another and how you can determine which one is most important for getting the picture you want. We will review secondary level settings such as resolution, color space, metering modes, white balance and more. You’ll also learn about techniques and accessories that can help you produce even better photos. Students should review their camera’s user manual prior to class and familiarize themselves with how to adjust settings since camera functions may vary between brands. This course is not appropriate for point and shoot or phone cameras. Students must bring a DSLR or mirrorless camera to class. Note: Course will meet on campus in an in-person environment. Instructor: Howard Clark 5-Digit Number: 24341 | Sat, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1/14 - 1/28 Location: Conference Center/E138 | Fee: $69 PHO124 Getting From Good to Great 2 sessions, 4 hours | 16 + | This course illustrates how visible elements like composition or the effects of weather, the time of day, or your point of view can strengthen your photos. Ways your images can benefit from subjective elements like humor, mystery, or surprise will be explained. The first class ends with a look at high-quality images and a discussion by students on what elements may have contributed to the success of those photos. Later, students will submit photos that demonstrate the application of these elements and obtain a professional critique. The focus of this course is on capturing or creating images; not on processing them. Note: Course will meet on campus in an in-person environment. Instructor: Howard Clark 5-Digit Number: 24482 | Tue, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., 2/7 - 2/21 No Class: 2/14 | Location: Conference Center/E125 | Fee: $39 Instructor Bios | Interested in learning more about an instructor? ILR instructor bios are now located in their own section on page 33. Evening Offering | Not yet retired? We offer classes during evening hours to better suit your schedule. In-Person Courses | Courses taught in-person, on location, with specific class times. Details on page 3.