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Movies were movies when you paid a dime to escape.  If you have an interest in the Golden Age of Hollywood, come to this class to watch and discuss wonderful films.  Film features will include: Early Film Pioneers, The Gold Rush, Duck Soup, Casablanca, The Lady Eve, The Maltese Falcon, and Psycho.  Learn and apply film techniques to your own work!

320026

Start date: 08/17/17

End date: 10/05/17

Instructor : Lauren Petiti 

8 sessions.

Weekly - Thu 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (8/17/2017-10/5/2017)

Cost: $65.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Merced College Business Resource Center Location : 
  Merced College Business Resource Center.

Room :  #121



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Learn the basics about how to blog and why it is important for content marketing and website development for business today. Includes structure of posts, topic development, how to market your blog and more. 

320031

Start date: 11/17/17

End date: 11/17/17

Instructor : Chris Carroll 

1 session

Weekly - Fri 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM (11/17/2017-11/17/2017)

Cost: $55.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Merced College Business Resource Center Location : 
  Merced College Business Resource Center.

Room :  #215



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Flying a remote controlled quadcopter and taking images can be quite a challenge. This class is designed to get your RC Quadcopter off the ground and start taking aerial photos. You will learn safety regulation and precautions, basic flying techniques and skills, and start taking images from the air that can be edited and shared. 

320022

Start date: 10/07/17

End date: 10/21/17

Instructor : Friedhelm Golz 

3 sessions.

Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (10/7/2017-10/21/2017)

Cost: $55.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Merced College Art Building Location : 
  Merced College Art Building.

Room :  ART-8



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This class is for community members who would like to participate in a Shakespearean production, co-produced by Merced Shakespearefest and Merced College Theatre Arts.  Participants will receive instruction as actors, stage managers, and/or technicians.  The class will culminate in public performances for a paid audience in January 2018.  Participation is determined by Director audition or interview.

300050

Start date: 11/20/17

End date: 01/19/18

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Traci Sprague  2.Heike Hambley 

17 sessions.

Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM (11/20/2017-11/22/2017); Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM (1/2/2018-1/19/2018)

Cost: $30.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Merced College Theater Location : 
  Merced College Theater.

Room :  Theater

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Fun, one-on-one, video chat class to get started in Professional Voice Acting, covering some of the many details of the industry. Receive professional voice evaluation. Ages 18 and over. This class is taught by a professional voice actor from the voice acting training company, Voices For All. Class length is 90 minutes. Check out this video link for more information: www.voicesforall.com/ooo  

320030

Start date: 01/03/17

End date: 06/30/17

Instructor : Voices for All 

179 sessions.

Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon 12:00 AM - 12:01 AM (1/3/2017-6/30/2017)

Cost: $49.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

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Fun, one-on-one, video chat class to get started in Professional Voice Acting, covering some of the many details of the industry. Receive professional voice evaluation. Ages 18 and over. This class is taught by a professional voice actor from the voice acting training company, Voices For All. Class length is 90 minutes. Check out this video link for more information: www.voicesforall.com/ooo  

320030

Start date: 08/01/17

End date: 12/29/17

Instructor : Voices for All 

151 sessions.

Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon 12:00 AM - 12:01 AM (8/1/2017-12/29/2017)

Cost: $49.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

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This course is designed to challenge and enhance the photography and composition skills of each photographer.  Together we will study famous images as well as the photographic and design principles that were used to create them.  Then we will start to photograph and create great images.  It is neither necessary to own a high priced camera, nor have extensive Photoshop skills in this class.  It is more important to be open and willing to experiment and have a lot of fun.

320022

Start date: 06/08/17

End date: 07/13/17

Instructor : Friedhelm Golz 

6 sessions.

Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (6/8/2017-7/13/2017)

Cost: $95.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Merced College Art Building Location : 
  Merced College Art Building.

Room :  ART-8



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In this class you will have fun learning the basics of American Sign Language.  Learn how to communicate with others without even saying a word!  Students will learn through playing games, signing songs, and telling stories in this fun and interactive class.

320032

Start date: 10/03/17

End date: 10/24/17

Instructor : La Rhonda Batson 

4 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (10/3/2017-10/24/2017)

Cost: $60.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Merced College Business Resource Center Location : 
  Merced College Business Resource Center.

Room :  #121



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Develop an online marketing strategy to increase visibility for your business by learning to use tools such as blogging, social media marketing, mobile marketing tools, pay per click, link building, and website development through search engine optimization.

320031

Start date: 10/20/17

End date: 11/03/17

Instructor : Chris Carroll 

3 sessions.

Weekly - Fri 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM (10/20/2017-11/3/2017)

Cost: $145.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Merced College Business Resource Center Location : 
  Merced College Business Resource Center.

Room :  #215



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