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Program Description

Home Wiring and Acoustics for the Home Owner

Instructor: R. Vedvik, Electrical Engineer/Acoustics Engineer

This class will teach you about home wiring and how to save money with DIY projects and repairs as well as noise control and sound behavior to make your home have optimum acoustics. Get hands-on interactive experience needed to help you troubleshoot, maintain or make minor revisions while using meters and tools to complete a task safely. Learn practical house wiring including switch and receptacle circuits, breaker panels and thermostat controls as well as cable systems. You will learn how to control noise in your home (such as noise between rooms or spaces that echo) and understand audio-system design and layouts. Learn how to build affordable acoustical panels and how to mitigate noise transfer. Measuring sound will be demonstrated using a variety of tools, including smartphones. Optional textbook is available at before the first class.

6 Thursdays        Mar. 5 – Apr. 9            6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

CRN 10992         Outreach – Rm. 407   Fee $79


Beginning Backyard Beekeeping Workshop

Instructor: A. Roberts

Interested in beekeeping but unsure how to get started? Join us as we learn the ins and outs of what it takes to become a backyard beekeeper and start your own hive. Learn bee basics such as when to start your hive, space needed, equipment involved, and how to choose the right bees, and ask any questions you may have about this process.

1 Tuesday           Mar. 3                           5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

CRN 10909         Outreach – Rm. 204  Fee $21


Textbook Purchasing Procedure

For a list of PaCE textbooks, visit

Click on campus location (Hawk’s Hub (QC)).

Click on (Order Textbooks) in the Textbooks box.

Select Term (Spring 20), Select Department (Adult Ed)

Click on your course name under Select Course and click (Add Selection).

Click on (Get Course Materials) to see your book title.

Payment options – debit, credit, or pay at pickup.

Delivery options – ship to home, pick up at East Campus or pick up at Quad-Cities Campus.