Senior Learners, Inc.

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Classes

    • January 15, 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • March 04, 2020
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    Great Decisions 2020

    • Joe Coffey
    • Wednesday
    • 15-jan-20 to 04-mar-20
    • 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • $40.00

    Great Decisions is America’s oldest and largest civic-education nonpartisan education program on foreign policy challenges currently facing Americans. The foreign policy challenges for 2020 that we will study are: Climate Change and the Global Order, India and Pakistan, Red Sea Security and global oil trade, Combatting Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking, U.S. Relations with Central America and illegal immigration, China’s growing influence in Latin America, The Philippines pivot to China and away from US, and Artificial Intelligence boom and Data security.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • February 07, 2020
    • 1:30 PM
    • February 28, 2020
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    Spanish for Seniors 102

    • Jean Scheppers
    • Friday
    • 07-feb-20 to 28-feb-20
    • 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    • $20.00

    This course is a continuation of Spanish 102, but Spanish 101 is not required before taking this course. You can start your Spanish learning journey by taking this course. In this course we will cover the following topics: Making weekend plans with friends, days, dates, birthdays, and likes and dislikes. We will cover the following vocabulary: the verb: to like, days and months, and weekend activities. We will use this vocabulary as we learn the following grammar: how to use the verbs that mean: to want and to go, how to use regular verbs that end in -ar in the present tense, how gender is used with nouns, and how to use possessive pronouns. We will have in-class activities and conversations in Spanish, and there will take home practice activities to help you improve your skills.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • February 13, 2020
    • 1:00 PM
    • March 12, 2020
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    The Craft of Drawing Faces Part 2

    • Thom Thomas
    • Thursday
    • 13-feb-20 to 12-mar-20
    • 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • $25.00

    This course is a continuation of Fall Term The Craft of Drawing Faces course. It was developed to assist participants with drawing the human face in profile and three-quarter view. Seeing and understanding facial proportions are reviewed to establish fixed relationships for correct proportions and placements of facial features in profile view, by understanding the contours of the face that remain constant. Participants will apply tone to create shadows based on the direction of light on the face. Materials: Sketch paper and pencil, charcoal, ink pen or any other drawing medium you choose.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • February 14, 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • March 13, 2020
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    Chaos - Theory

    • Bob Holloran
    • Friday
    • 14-feb-20 to 13-mar-20
    • 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • $25.00

    Chaos Theory has been called the third great revolution in Twentieth Century Physics after the Relativity and Quantum Theories. This course explains how Chaos Theory developed and its two primary characteristics: 1. The initial conditions of many complex systems governed by deterministic laws can never be known precisely enough to accurately predict their long-term behavior. 2. Within the apparent randomness of chaotic complex systems, there are underlying patterns, constant feedback loops, repetition, self-similarity, fractals, and self-organization. This course is based in part on lectures by Professor Steven Strogatz of Cornell from Chaos, one of The Great Courses. Pictures will be used more than formulas to explain the concepts of Chaos Theory.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • February 18, 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • March 31, 2020
    • TBD
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    Introduction to The Great Books Third Series - 1

    • Jim Coleman
    • Tuesday
    • 18-feb-20 to 31-mar-20
    • 10:00 to 12
    • $30.00
    • Details for this class changed as of 22-jan-20

    We will be reading (at home and discussing in class) short works from the great authors of Western History. The book may be ordered from The Great Books Foundation GreatBooks.org. BE SURE TO ORDER SERIES 3. Read On Happiness by Aristotle for the first meeting..

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • February 20, 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • March 19, 2020
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    Personality

    • Amira Sims
    • Thursday
    • 20-feb-20 to 19-mar-20
    • 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • $25.00

    Have you ever wondered why you like to spend your free time among a few close friends while your partner lives by the motto the more the merrier? According to the American Psychological Association personality refers to the individual differences in patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving. The study of personality focuses on individual differences in particular characteristics of how the parts of a person come together as a whole. This class will explore personality using a biopsychosocial approach acknowledging that knowing more about one’s self has numerous benefits for well-being.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • February 20, 2020
    • 3:15 PM
    • March 19, 2020
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    Tai Chi

    • Edward Potter
    • Thursday
    • 20-feb-20 to 19-mar-20
    • 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM
    • $15.00

    See description for 1/9/20 Tai Chi class.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.


    • February 24, 2020
    • 1:00 PM
    • March 30, 2020
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    For Love of Film: From Book to Film

    • Elaine Smith
    • Monday
    • 24-feb-20 to 30-mar-20
    • 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • $25.00

    Join us in viewing and discussing books that were adapted for the silver screen: The Color Purple starring Danny Glover and Whoopi Goldberg, Wonderstruck starring Julianne Moore and Oakes Fegley, The Diary of Anne Frank starring Millie Perkins and Shelley Winters, Brooklyn starring Saorise Ronan and Emory Cohen and Hidden Figures starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae. Popcorn will be provided to enhance the viewing experience.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • March 02, 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • March 30, 2020
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    The Skeptic

    • Roberto Putzeys
    • Monday
    • 02-mar-20 to 30-mar-20
    • 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • $20.00

    This course is all about asking the right questions. The questions that will take you past the headlines and beyond the way health news is typically reported. Headlines can be deceiving. Sometimes journalists get stories completely wrong. The course will include topics like colds, flu, vaccinations, antibiotics and medical tests. It will also help you to develop a tool kit to intelligently scrutinize Internet stories and media coverage of health and medical news without falling to the hype and hysteria. This final course is based on the remaining lectures by Dr Roy Benaroch in The Great Courses: The Skeptic’s Guide to Health, Medicine and the Media.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • March 03, 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • March 31, 2020
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112

    Introduction to Biochemistry I

    • Gwynn Pealer
    • Tuesday
    • 03-mar-20 to 31-mar-20
    • 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • $20.00

    Biochemistry combines biology—the science of life—and chemistry, the science of molecules. Biochemistry, then, is the molecular basis of life. Every single thing that makes people alive is due to biological molecules and their interactions. This course will be based on lectures from one of The Great Courses, supplemented live lectures and resources from the Internet and Gwynn’s explanations of difficult to understand aspects of the lectures.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • March 03, 2020
    • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    Tech Clinic: Windows 10

    • Rich Hautanen
    • Tuesday
    • 03-mar-20 to 03-mar-20
    • 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    • $5.00

    This course will include a short review of the basic features of a Windows 10 computer, with additional discussion of more topics such as security and virus protection, and new features like virtual desktops. We will also discuss common productivity apps such as word processors and spreadsheets, and pros and cons of using free versions of those versus using Microsoft Office.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • March 04, 2020
    • 1:30 AM
    • April 15, 2020
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    American Religious History

    • Richard Kirk
    • Wednesday
    • 04-mar-20 to 15-apr-20
    • 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    • $30.00

    The United States has always been a religious land. We will explore the desire for religious freedom that drove some early settlers to America, the separation of church and state embodied in the Constitution, and the way various religions have grown and adapted in the United States. Much of our course will explore the various Christian traditions that came from Europe (Roman Catholic, Protestant, Orthodox), but we will also look at other religious faiths and their efforts to survive in a predominantly Christian nation. We will also explore the birth of movements native to the United States, such as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Jehovah’s Witness, Christian Science and the Nation of Islam.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • March 06, 2020
    • 1:30 PM
    • April 03, 2020
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    Spanish for Seniors 103

    • Jean Scheppers
    • Friday
    • 06-mar-20 to 03-apr-20
    • 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    • $20.00

    This course is a continuation of Spanish 102, and it is recommended, but not required that you have taken Spanish 101 or 102 before taking this course. In this course we will cover the following topics: family vacations, describing people, describing feelings, and saying what we are doing: right now. We will cover the following vocabulary: family, emotions, descriptive adjectives, vacation activities, and vacation locations. We will use this vocabulary as we learn the following grammar: advanced use of the verbs that mean: to be, how gender is used with adjectives, how to use verbs that end in –er and –ir in the present tense, and how to use the present progressive. We will have in-class activities and conversations in Spanish, and there will take home practice activities to help you improve your skills.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • March 10, 2020
    • 1:30 PM
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    Calc With Attitude

    • Daniel Buerke
    • Tuesday
    • 10-mar-20 to 10-mar-20
    • 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    • $5.00

    This course will continue our earlier courses on the LibreOffice tool: Calc. Calc is far more than a collector of numbers. We will discuss how you can use one of the advanced features of Calc, the Pivot Table, the Sort feature, and the Filter feature, to allow the records to explain themselves. Questions will be posited, and solved, interactively. Questions such as: Am I spending more, or less, than I anticipated this month? What bank transaction is causing my reconciliation to be out of balance? How many ladies wore a red hat to the Red Hat luncheon each month for the past five years?

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • March 11, 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    Hands-Only CPR for Seniors

    • Colleen Pallamary
    • Wednesday
    • 11-mar-20 to 11-mar-20
    • 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • $5.00

    BE THE DIFFERENCE FOR SOMEONE YOU LOVE If you are called on to give CPR in an emergency, you will most likely be trying to save the life of someone you love: a child, a spouse, a parent or a friend Hands-Only CPR has been shown to be as effective as conventional CPR for cardiac arrest at home, at work or in public. It can double or even triple a victim’s chance of survival. Join us for an informative class and learn new life-saving skills with AHA Certified Instructor.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • March 17, 2020
    • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    Using Pages

    • Phil Davis
    • Tuesday
    • 17-mar-20 to 17-mar-20
    • 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    • $5.00

    This workshop introduces you to the basic features of the Apple Pages word processing app by creating several simple documents. We will cover topics such as formatting, working with images and objects, connecting to iCloud, importing and exporting, and printing. Workshops are a mixture of presentations, demonstrations, and exercises. Class participants will be provided with links to a variety of useful resources and tutorials. If you do not have the free Pages app, go to the Mac App Store and download it. Bring your laptop if you have one.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • March 18, 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • April 29, 2020
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    Water Color

    • Phyllis Craggs
    • Wednesday
    • 18-mar-20 to 29-apr-20
    • 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • $30.00

    This course will combine Water Colors and Colored Pencils to create depth and texture for a more vibrant image. The lessons will be organized progressively so that the participant will produce a finished painting each session. Some materials will be provided for a nominal fee. No prior experience is necessary to enjoy this course.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • March 19, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    Travel, Culture, and Beyond: East Tennessee Journey

    • Evelyn Kelly
    • Thursday
    • 19-mar-20 to 19-mar-20
    • 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • $5.00

    Come with me as we go to the state that is one of the most attractive for tourists. In the past, I have taken you to Memphis and west Tennessee, and Nashville and middle Tennessee; now we will look at a completely different part of the state- whose history is forged by the Appalachian and Smoky Mountains. Knoxville and Chattanooga are the main cities- but it is the country and back roads that are fascinating. Again, for this one, just head north on I-75.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • March 20, 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • April 10, 2020
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    Chaos - Fractals

    • Bob Holloran
    • Friday
    • 20-mar-20 to 10-apr-20
    • 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • $15.00

    This course complements the Chaos Theory course by exploring the intimate relationship between chaos theory and fractals. Fractals are shapes or processes whose structures repeat ad infinitum, such that the tiniest parts resemble the original whole. Fractal theory is used in a variety of processes to create the latest ultra-realistic, computer-generated movies and video games.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us:
    info@SeniorLearners.org,
    (352) 239–8780
    Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.


    • March 31, 2020
    • 1:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    Tech Clinic - General

    • Phil Davis
    • Tuesday
    • 31-mar-20 to 31-mar-20
    • 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    • $5.00

    See description for 2/25/20 Tech Clinic - General.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • April 02, 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • April 20, 2020
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    Are Your Ears Ringing? Are You Feeling Dizzy?

    • Danielle Rosier
    • Thursday
    • 02-apr-20 to 02-apr-20
    • 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • $5.00

    We were once told that if our ears are ringing, then someone is talking about us. We now understand much more regarding the cause of tinnitus or ringing in the ears. We also know a lot about the causes of dizziness. This course will be an in-depth discussion of the neurophysiological model, as well as the most common causes of tinnitus and dizziness. Management options and coping strategies will be reviewed.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • April 02, 2020
    • 1:00 PM
    • April 16, 2020
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    Basic Drawing as a Craft

    • Thom Thomas
    • Thursday
    • 02-apr-20 to 16-apr-20
    • 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • $15.00

    In order to draw objects that are faithful and realistic, you must be able to observe the basic structural shape, and use line to reproduce the dimensions and proportions accurately. Learning to DRAW is a process of training your eyes and your hands. This Introduction to Basic Drawing as a Craft is developed to help you become connected with the drawing paper, observe and draw basic shapes using directional, gesture and simple lines to create complex objects. Participants will be introduced to various techniques to build an adequate foundation to Draw what they see. Materials: Sketch paper and /pencil, charcoal, ink pen or any other drawing medium you choose.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.


    • April 02, 2020
    • 3:15 PM
    • May 07, 2020
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    Tai Chi

    • Edward Potter
    • Thursday
    • 02-apr-20 to 07-may-20
    • 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM
    • $15.00

    See description for 1/9/20 Tai Chi class.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.


    • April 06, 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • May 04, 2020
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    The New Science of Optimal Health - Medical Pathways

    • Evelyn Kelly
    • Monday
    • 06-apr-20 to 04-may-20
    • 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • $25.00

    There are four basic pathways by which the outside world gets into our bodies. This final course in the series is based in part on lectures from Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health, one of The Great Courses. These lectures focus on the medical pathways that affect our health. Although desirable, it is not necessary to take all of the courses in this series. Provisions will be made for those who did not take the earlier course to still benefit from this course.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • April 06, 2020
    • 1:00 PM
    • April 20, 2020
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    For Love of Film: Steve McQueen Film Festival

    • Elaine Smith
    • Monday
    • 06-apr-20 to 20-apr-20
    • 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • $15.00

    Join us in viewing and discussing three of Steve McQueen’s best films: The Thomas Crown Affair co-starring Faye Dunaway, The Reivers based on a novel by William Faulkner and Bullit co-starring Jacqueline Bisset and Robert Vaughn. Popcorn will be provided to enhance the viewing experience.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • April 07, 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • May 12, 2020
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    Introduction to The Great Books Third Series - 2

    • Jim Coleman
    • Tuesday
    • 07-apr-20 to 12-may-20
    • 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • $30.00

    In this continuation of Introduction to The Great Books Third Series, we will be reading from the great authors of Western History. See course description for Introduction to The Great Books Third Series - 1. The last week of this course will be during the 2020 Summer Term.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • April 07, 2020
    • 1:30 PM
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    Do You Need A Free Office (no construction required)?

    • Daniel Buerke
    • Tuesday
    • 07-apr-20 to 07-apr-20
    • 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    • $5.00

    This last of four courses in the series will discuss how Base (database), Impress (presentation), and Writer (word processor) can be incorporated with Calc to access large numbers of records (Census data, your bank account, demographics for the town where you live). Questions will be taken on the LibreOffice tools. Also, sharing your efforts in one tool, to present the results in a different tool. We will also call for ideas and a show of hands for future workshop topics.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • April 09, 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • May 07, 2020
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    History Around The World 1215

    • Rich Hautanen
    • Thursday
    • 09-apr-20 to 07-may-20
    • 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • $25.00

    High level look at historical happenings all around the world in the period around 1215. The largest focus will be on political and religious events in Europe, but we will also see the Mongols, the Islamic world, Africa, and the Americas. Based on Great Courses series Years That Changed History 1215 taught by Professor Dorsey Armstrong.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • April 14, 2020
    • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    Using Google Drive/Apps

    • Phil Davis
    • Tuesday
    • 14-apr-20 to 14-apr-20
    • 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    • $5.00

    Google Drive is a free service that allows you to store files online (up to 15GB) and access them anywhere using the cloud. Google Drive includes free web-based applications for creating documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and more. These applications will be familiar to anyone that has used Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.). Anyone with a Google account automatically has a Google Drive account. Google Drive is one of the most popular cloud storage services today and is used by many companies, schools, and universities. Marion County Schools will be equipping all students with Chromebook laptops which depend upon the Google suite of apps. This workshop will introduce you to Google Drive and the associated apps and help you get started using it to create, edit, and share documents. Workshops are a mixture of presentations, demonstrations, and exercises. Class participants will be provided with links to a variety of useful resources and tutorials.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • April 17, 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • May 01, 2020
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    The Language Families of Africa

    • Bob Holloran
    • Friday
    • 17-apr-20 to 01-may-20
    • 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • $15.00

    All human language began in Africa. Today it has four main language families: Khoisan (Click), Niger-Congo (largest), Afro-Asiatic and Nilo-Saharan (hardest). Other than a few Semitic languages, like Arabic and Hebrew, most of us have little familiarity with the languages of Africa. Professor John McWhorter.’s latest course: Language Families of the World. It will introduce you to the four fascinating language families of Africa withan estimated 2,000 separate languages.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • April 17, 2020
    • 1:30 PM
    • May 01, 2020
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    The Women Behind the Art and Music

    • Sarah Satterfield
    • Friday
    • 17-apr-20 to 01-may-20
    • 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    • $15.00

    This course will explore visionary women who created masterworks in art and music during the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about the lives of these pioneering women, as well as look at examples of their art and listen to recordings or their music.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • April 21, 2020
    • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
    Register

    Tech Clinic - General

    • Phil Davis
    • Tuesday
    • 21-apr-20 to 21-apr-20
    • 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    • $5.00

    Do you need help with your Mac, iPad or iPhone, Apple Watch or Windows PC? Do you want to learn new things about technology and the internet? Tech Clinics will provide useful tips, hardware and software recommendations, helpful advice, and teach you about getting more from your computers and devices. During each 2-hour session, you will have ample time to ask questions and discuss problems. Topics will change each month or so.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.

    • April 22, 2020
    • 1:30 PM
    • May 06, 2020
    • CF Bldg 20 Room 112
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    Life and Death in Pompeii

    • William Crawford
    • Wednesday
    • 22-apr-20 to 06-may-20
    • 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    • $15.00

    Life and Death in Pompeii is taught by Professor Steven L. Tuck, Ph.D. of Miami (Ohio) University. In this 3 week course he will cover its Etruscan and Samnite periods prior to Roman occupancy. He will discuss many aspects of life in Pompeii, and its natural history and geography, all preserved in the volcanic catastrophe in 79 A.D. Dr. Crawford will supplement the course videos with personal insights from prior visits to Pompeii.

    Please do not contact CF personnel about any Senior Learners, Inc., courses. Senior Learners, Inc., is independent of CF. We have the use of a classroom and support the CF Foundation with donations. If you have any questions about our courses or operations please contact us: info@SeniorLearners.org, (352) 239–8780 Senior Learners, Inc., 3001 SW College Rd, PMB No. 210, Ocala FL 34474–4415.