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Lifelong Learning Institute for Older Adults (60+)

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Calendar Jul 1, 2021

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As we grow our Shasta College Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) course offerings and services, we want to introduce our community to resources that we believe are of high quality and high value. We combed the Coursera catalog and found subjects and content that we believe match our Older Adult student interests. Browse the Coursera catalog and start learning something new today...FREE! 

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(LLI 60+) Facebook Groups 101

Free

with Lani Lott

Calendar Sep 23, 2021 at 10 am

FACEBOOK GROUPS 101 (LLI)

Facebook Groups were hotter than ever in 2020 and in fact, Facebook has made Groups a core component of the platform. Chances are you have joined a group or two and enjoy the discussion among its members. A Facebook Group is just that – a way for an exclusive group of people to communicate, share and keep in touch on Facebook. People tend to create Groups around topics like: a brand or business, books (for example, a book club), common experiences, exclusive membership sites or support groups. If you have always wanted to know how to start a group, expand its membership and create a strong “community” then you should attend this webinar. Our presenter will walk you through all of the basics of a group and demonstrate the features as the administrator to set standards, drive engagement and keep discussion on topic.

Date: September 23, 2021

Schedule: Thursday, 10:00am to 11:30am

IMPORTANT: This class is being held via Zoom. Your instructor will email you the Zoom link prior to the start of the class. 

(LLI 60+) LinkedIn 101 - How to Master Profile Basics

Free

with Lani Lott

Calendar Oct 7, 2021 at 3 pm

LINKEDIN 101: HOW TO MASTER PROFILE BASICS (LLI 60+)

LinkedIn is no longer an online resume – it’s your digital reputation. In today’s digital world, networking online is just as important as cultivating in-person connections, and LinkedIn is the most important social media channel for professionals in any field including volunteering, working part-time or just wanting to maintain your professional image. Your LinkedIn profile is often the first or second Google search result when someone searches for you online so if you are asking yourself at this stage in life “Why should I bother creating a LinkedIn profile?" If you don’t have a LinkedIn profile today, it is very noticeable. During this webinar, we will cover the basics of creating a profile, LinkedIn messages, search features, connecting with colleagues, asking for recommendations and joining groups.

Date: October 7, 2021

Schedule: Thursday, 3:00pm to 4:30pm

IMPORTANT: This class is being held via Zoom. Your instructor will email you the Zoom link prior to the start of the class. 

(LLI 60+) Abuse Prevention

Free
Calendar Oct 12, 2021 at 10 am

ABUSE PREVENTION

Abuse is a violation of the right we all have to healthy, supportive and safe relationships. The Center for Disease Control reports that approximately 1.3 million women are physically abused each year in the United States. People with disabilities have the highest rates of abuse. In this class, you will learn how to protect yourself and others from abuse. This interactive class also teaches you what abuse is, types of abuse, how to spot an abuser, and how to set personal boundaries so that you can protect yourself from abuse. You will also learn how to report abuse if it happens to you or someone else. This class is designed for people with disabilities, but provides valuable information about abuse for everyone.

Date: October 12, 2021

Schedule: Tuesday, 10:00-11:00am

IMPORTANT: The We Care A Lot Foundation Facilitator will email you a Zoom link and registration information prior to the start of class.

(LLI 60+) Youtube Marketing 101

Free

with Lani Lott

Calendar Oct 14, 2021 at 3 pm

YOUTUBE MARKETING 101 (LLI)

Join the over 2.3 billion active users on YouTube every month and make sure your association, organization, brand or business (part-time or full-time) is on YouTube and doing it right. YouTube is the second largest search engine and also a valuable tool for individuals, organizations and businesses to organize, manage, and promote their videos as part of their marketing content. Over the two hours together, our presenter will demonstrate live:

• How to create a “brand” YouTube Account and customize your Channel.

• The features available through YouTube Studio for organizing and managing uploaded videos.

• Navigating YouTube Analytics to measure impact.

• Provide tips on how to promote your YouTube Channel to grow subscribers and increase engagement across all marketing venues.

Date: October 14, 2021

Schedule: Thursday, 3:00-4:30pm

IMPORTANT: This class is being held via Zoom. Your instructor will email you the Zoom link prior to the start of the class. 

(LLI 60+) Meditation for Health

Free

with Teri Hartley

Calendar Oct 27, 2021 at 10:30 am

MEDITATION FOR HEALTH (LLI - 60+)

Have you heard about the benefits of meditation: reduces stress, anxiety, promotes emotional health, im-proves attention span, improves sleep, and controls pain. Are you ready to give meditation a try? Our class holds space for beginning meditators. It introduces the basics of meditation, with a focus on learning a variety of meditations and techniques to develop your own, comfortable practice beyond our sessions. Come see what benefits meditation holds for you.

Date: OCT 27 - NOV 17, 2021

Schedule: 3-Wednesdays, 10:30am to 11:30am

Location: Shasta College Redding Main Campus, Room 2150

IMPORTANT: The Shasta College Lifelong Learning Institute for Older Adults (60+) (LLI) is a community of older adults who are brought together by their intellectual curiosity and love of learning. The LLI’s mission is to provide lifelong learning experiences for our older adults without putting stress on their precious financial resources. All classes offered in this LLI section is at no cost to older adults 60 years of age and older.

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(LLI 60+) Basics of How to Use Instagram for Pleasure or Business

Free

with Lani Lott

Calendar Oct 28, 2021 at 10 am

BASICS OF HOW TO USE INSTAGRAM FOR PLEASURE OR BUSINESS (LLI)

If you're interested in starting an Instagram account, or just created one but aren't sure how to use it, this is the webinar for you. We will cover all the basics of starting your account, including your profile, uploading, editing and posting an image, creating stories and the all-important hashtag and tagging features.

Date: October 28, 2021

Schedule: Thursday, 10:00am to 11:30am 

IMPORTANT: This class is being held via Zoom. Your instructor will email you the Zoom link prior to the start of the class. 

(LLI 60+) Taking Amazing Social Media Videos and Photos

Free

with Lani Lott

Calendar Nov 4, 2021 at 10 am

TAKING AMAZING SOCIAL MEDIA VIDEOS AND PHOTOS (LLI)

There are numerous elements that go into social media videos and high-quality photos including formatting, subtitles, length, details, sound and editing. We will cover the basic building blocks for creating social media videos and amazing photos, discuss various content types and other tips like best hashtags, picture size guides for popular social media platforms and writing perfect photo captions.

Date: November 4, 2021

Schedule: Thursday, 10:00am to 11:30am

IMPORTANT: This class is being held via Zoom. Your instructor will email you the Zoom link prior to the start of the class. 





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