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exten′sion course`

a college-level course in a program for students not regularly enrolled, often held in the evening, at off-campus centers, or through correspondence.
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Noun1.extension course - a course offered as part of an extension service
course, course of instruction, course of study, class - education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings; "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes"
extension service, university extension, extension - an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students
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Upon graduation in 1989, Rowie took an extension course in Daycare Administration from San Francisco State University, where she did not just learn theories but also observed best practices from day care centers and preschools in the state.
Cost per unit for state residents who enrolled in a high-demand winter extension course at Long Beach City College (non-residents paid $265 per unit)
Extension lecturers such as John Churton Collins used the system to demonstrate "a workable scheme providing students with a literary education that was both broad and thorough:' Because critics saw English as a "soft" discipline that could be used to play up English pride, instructors emphasized "critical analyses of individual texts, rather than superlative examples of English conduct or moral fiber: An extension course on the poet Robert Browning, for instance, included lectures on the author's biography; his command of literary devices, psychology, and theology; and his translations of Greek poetry.
I took a UCLA extension course in sitcom writing when I finished college because I wanted to write," she says.
Louis) has prepared a textbook for an extension course he teaches on using gas liquid chromatography combined with mass spectrometry to analyze substances, for students from university and company laboratories who have not used the technique before but have some background in chromatography generally.
The award is made to the top student/s undertaking the Higher School Certificate Modern History Extension course, who undertook the Australian History option in association with a History Project in Australian History.
Newcastle University has been chosen as one of only a few institutions in the country to offer a pre-teacher training extension course in German this summer.
If you're a graduate considering a career in teaching, then an extension course will help you quickly master a second language.
Getting paid to write may require enrolling in an extension course, reading as many 'how-to' books as possible, and/or joining a writer's group," she says.
degree program as an extension course from Vancouver School of Theology.
A Dutch expert, who was developing the rural extension course at Ahfad University for Women, discussed with the late President and the founder of the Ahfad University the issue of women's studies.
Education 25,115 Graduate Education 1,096 Community College of the Air Force 11,088 Extension Course Institute 147,000 Total 202,082 Student Training Graduates Aircrew 7,409 Survival Training 6,539 Basic Military Training 36,542 Technical (includes nonresidents) 96,670 Medical 13,960 Field Training 29,765 Distance Learning 17,949 Total 208,834