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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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The university will also add the Haina certification course as an extension course for the QU curriculums, liaise with local networking industry -- in particular government entities and institutions -- to promote and deliver Haina network training across a wider outreach of population in the ICT realm within Qatar, and work with Huawei to develop a training schedule that meets students' needs.
A native of Enid, Faulkner earned a bachelor's degree in communications consultancy from Oklahoma State University and took part in a four-year theology extension course called Education for Ministry at the School of Theology at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee.
labor, politics, consumer services, and the judiciary, is the subject matter of a special extension course to be given at the New School for Social Research during the fall semester.
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.
In 1913, the Employment Managers Association (founded by Bloomfield in 1912 and now called the American Management Association) sponsored a course at Boston University on the "Theory and Practice of Vocational Guidance" It was an extension course for teachers that was not designed for regular study in the College of Liberal Arts.
"I took a UCLA extension course in sitcom writing when I finished college because I wanted to write," she says.
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.
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 extension course, backed by the Training and Development Agency for Schools, enables graduates to learn a second language so that they are able to teach two languages to pupils up to the age of 14.