Special Interest

Spring 2014

Instant Speed Reading

Increase your reading speed in just one class! Learn to eliminate the reading hang-ups that are slowing your reading experience. Whether for work or school, or just to catch up on summer reading, we will show you how to increase your reading speed while improving reading comprehension. This method was created by Dave Farrow, designated as Sony’s speed reading spokesperson for the Sony Reader.  Wendy Richmond, B.S.

Newtown Campus/RCEGN 1532 C01/ $35
Mon, 4/14, 6:30-9 pm
Approved Hours: 2.5 (Act 48)

Introduction to Evaluating, Appraising, and Establishing Antique Values

Come discover evaluation and appraisal techniques which you can use for personal, legal or insurance purposes. Learn the proper way to investigate and establish values of antiques and collectibles. Then have fun practicing what you have learned as you participate in a “Mock Road Show Event” within the classroom setting. Each participant should bring one item for appraisal. Daniel Worden

Newtown Campus/RCEGN 6684 C01/ $25
1 Thur. 4/24, 6:00-9:00pm

Unleash Your Brain: Increase Your Memory

Are you always forgetting where you left things? Do you want to stop forgetting why you walked into a room? Discover the system created by a Guinness Record holder for Greatest Memory.  Learn to easily recall names, dates and facts, effortlessly recall details from conversations exactly when you need them, and quickly learn foreign language vocabulary. In only one session, you will triple your memory, learn the secret to triggering your long term memory at will, and unleash perfect focus when you need it most. This system was featured on Live with Regis and Kelly, CNN, Fox News, The Today Show, Discovery Channel, and more.  Wendy Richmond, B.S.

Newtown Campus/RCEGN 4203 C01/ $35
Tu, 4/21, 6:30-9 pm
Approved Hours: 2.5 (Act 48)

Free Vacations –  Travel Free, and Make Money Doing It!

Would you like FREE vacations? With the current challenging economy, it is so important to learn the inside secrets to free travel. From how to maximize your frequent flyer miles and get "bumped" for a free flight, to travelling as an Air Courier or working as a tour guide or teaching English abroad, you will discover all the tips, and safety and travel advice from an expert "free" traveler.  Gina Henry, M.I.M.

Newtown Campus/$39 (plus $15 book fee [retails for $39.95], payable to instructor)/RCEGN 2032 C01/
Tu, 5/13, 6:00-9:30 pm

Summer 2014

Birds and Butterflies of Tyler State Park

Come join Jon Sutton for this fun, active, light- hearted, and informative field class. We will cover the basics of bird identification with a nice mix of butterflies and dragonflies thrown in! Jon is a former Audubon Society field trip leader for many years and also taught summer field classes for 3rd and fourth graders through his former school district in Wisconsin. We will meet for five days at 6:30am until 8:30am in three different locations within Tyler Park. It’ll be a great time! Bring binoculars, sense of humor, and walking shoes.

Tyler State Park/ $159 / RCEGN 6300 CA1
Wed, Thu, Fri,Mon, Tu, 6/25-7/8 (No class 7/4, week of 7/7 reserved for makeup classes for inclement weather), 6:30-8:30am

Instant Speed Reading

Increase your reading speed in just one class! Learn to eliminate the reading hang-ups that are slowing your reading experience. Whether for work or school, or just to catch up on summer reading, we will show you how to increase your reading speed while improving reading comprehension. This meth-od was created by Dave Farrow, designated as Sony’s speed reading spokesperson for the Sony Reader. Wendy Richmond, B.S.

Newtown Campus/ $39/ RCEGN 1532 C01
Wed., 6/4, 6:30-9 pm

Unleash Your Brain: Increase Your Memory

Are you always forgetting where you left things? Do you want to stop forgetting why you walked into a room? Discover the system created by a Guinness Record holder for Greatest Memory. Learn to easily recall names, dates and facts, effortlessly recall details from conversations exactly when you need them, and quickly learn foreign language vocabulary. In only one session, you will triple your memory, learn the secret to triggering your long term memory at will, and unleash perfect focus when you need it most. This system was featured on Live with Regis and Kelly, CNN, Fox News, The Today Show, Discovery Channel, and more. Wendy Richmond, B.S.

Newtown Campus/ $39/ RCEGN 4203 C01/
Wed, 6/11 6:30-9 pm

Archeology – An Armchair Explorer’s Guide

Find your inner Indiana Jones; while quenching your appetite for the archaeology, history, and the past! Archaeology: An Armchair Explorer’s Guide is your ticket to explore ancient civilizations and exotic locales while staying close to home. We’ll begin in prehistory, and journey through time discovering cultures and peoples from locations around the world. Lively lectures, authentic artifacts and cultural objects make up this fun and unique offering.
Matthew Bielecki, B.S., B.A.

Newtown Campus/ $89/ RCEGN 8110 C01
4 Thu, 5/29-6/19 6:30-8:30pm

Private Pilot Ground School

Upon course completion, students will be equipped with the necessary knowledge to take the FAA’s written exam to become a Private Pilot. Aircraft systems, aerodynamics, flight instruments, navigation, weather, flight planning, regulations, and airspace will all be covered.
Must be 15 years old prior to the start of the class.
Robert W. Lamberti, CFA, CFI/II, AGI, IGI

Newtown Campus/ $500 (includes $200 Private Pilot Kit)/ RCEGN 9000 C01/
Next Offering: Fall 2014
FREE information session, Newtown Campus
Have your questions answered and learn about careers which require a pilot’s license.

Be Your Own Boss: How to Turn Your Crafts into Cash

This hands-on course is designed for learners ages 18+. Students will be introduced to some of the most popular ways of marketing and selling crafts without owning or leasing a brick-and-mortar retail store. Learn how to put together a business plan the basic economics of running a business, and how to sell your crafts in stores and in person. Discover some of the most popular venues to sell crafts in Bucks County and learn to use POS software and various merchant services so you can accept all major credit cards without the hassle of leasing a terminal. By the end of the semester, students will be able to actively sell their products as a part-time or full-time entrepreneur. This is a great course for those who are looking for a hobby or a part-time job or even a career change. Dr. Jessica Kim

Newtown Campus/ $159 (includes materials)/ RCEGN 6777 C01/8 Tu, 6/3-7/29 (no class 7/1), 8:00-9:30pm

Free Vacations – Travel Free, and Make Money Doing It!

Would you like FREE vacations? With the current challenging economy, it is so important to learn the inside secrets to free travel. From how to maximize your frequent flyer miles and get “bumped” for a free flight, to travelling as an Air Courier or working as a tour guide or teaching English abroad, you will discover all the tips, and safety and travel advice from an expert “free” traveler. Gina Henry, M.I.M.

Newtown Campus/ $49 (plus $15 book fee [retails for $39.95], payable to instructor)/RCEGN 2032 C01/ Tu, 5/13, 6:00-9:30 pm

Getting Paid to Talk: Making Money with Your Voice

Ever been told you have a great voice? From audio books and cartoons to documentaries, commercials, and more, this class will introduce you to the growing field of voice over. Learn what the pros look for, how to prepare, and where to find work in your area! We’ll discuss industry pros and cons, play samples from working voice professionals and provide an op- portunity for students to record a short professional script under the direction of the instructor.
For a more detailed class description:
www.voicecoaches.com/gptt

Newtown Campus/ $54/ RSBEN 0004 C01
Thu, 6/26, 6:30-9:00pm