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Lifelong Learners

Lifelong Learners

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View the Spring 2022 mailer here

Click the orange “Register Now” button below to view and register for spring, 2022 Lifelong Learning classes using a major credit or debit card: 

Register Now Button

Or complete the registration form, enclose your personal check and:

  • mail it to:
    Highland Community College
    c/o Admissions
    2998 W. Pearl City Rd.
    Freeport, IL 61032
  • or fax it to 815.235.6130 and Admissions staff will call you to process your payment via credit card over the phone.
  • or register by visiting the Admissions Office on the second floor of the Student/Conference Center on the Highland campus and make payment in person.

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Online Courses through Partnerships

Through the HCC Business Institute, we offer a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All of our courses are led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Our online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you.

Ready to explore our catalog? Browse our catalog or check out our popular, new, and featured courses.



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More Information

For more information about Lifelong Learning classes call 815-599-3403, email: lifelonglearning@highland.edu or Admissions at 815-599-3414, email: admissions@highland.edu.

Want to teach a course? Please complete and return the Course Proposal Form. We will contact you once the form has been received.

Featured courses with our online partners at Ed2go and UGotClass:

CourseDescriptionFeeRegistration
Speed Spanish – OnlineLearn six easy recipes to glue Spanish words together into sentences, and you’ll be engaging in conversational Spanish in no time. $115Register
Discover Sign Language – Online Gain confidence in your ability to sign with the Deaf community. This course immerses you in silence to help you gain an understanding of the perspective of the hearing impaired and uses videos to demonstrate not only how to make signs, but how to communicate with facial expression.$115Register
Computer Skills for the Workplace – OnlineConfidently apply for jobs knowing that you possess the computer skills needed to perform on the job. This course includes a great introduction to Windows 10 and Office 2016 to provide the fundamental computer competencies you need to prosper in a modern workplace.$115Register
Introduction to Interior Design – OnlineLearn to transform plain living spaces into beautiful and functional rooms. This course will teach you how to design every aspect of a room while taking into account color theory, industry trends, special arrangements, floor plans, design ideas, and interior design basics.$115Register
Photoshop Elements for the Digital Photographer – OnlineLearn how to use Adobe Photoshop Elements to do everything from quick fixes to detailed enhancements that greatly improve the look of your digital images. This course will take you from a novice to an accomplished user.$100Register
Podcasting – OnlineLearn how to take your business or hobby and turn it into a podcast. This step-by-step class will take you from start to finish and cover the required elements needed to get your show online. Come to class with your idea and end with your show online for all to hear.$245Register
The Teen Brain – OnlineCome find out the important ways in which the teen brain is developing. Identify behaviors and attitudes that are influenced by these changes. Then learn to offer constructive strategies for establishing a better understanding of and communication with your amazing teen.$195Register
YouTube for Business – OnlineLearn how to get your YouTube video on the first page of Google Search. Just like Facebook, YouTube is a social network that needs to be set-up, optimized, and used regularly to be effective. Your patters of behavior on YouTube may be working against you. Learn how YouTube can compliment your current marketing and social media strategy and how to maximize your YouTube Channel to get the greatest return.$245Register
Conflict Management – OnlineDiscover a workable conflict management model, discuss case studies in conflict management, and then take away successful conflict management strategies to apply in your workplace.$245Register
Writing News and Press Releases – OnlineBeing able to write a good news story, press release or publicity notice is a skill that can set you apart in the workplace. Getting the word out is an essential activity for every organization. Acquire the skills good journalists have and learn how to craft a news story, press release or publicity notice that will get attention.$195Register

Click here to learn more about WIOA funding available for Career Online Training Opportunities through Ed2go.

Did you know you can purchase gift certificates for Lifelong Learning classes? Stop by the bookstore or call 815 599-3694 to pay with a credit card over the phone.

Highland Campus

2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032

815.235.6121

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