Hofstra University Continuing Education Course Catalog: Spring / Summer 2022


Business and Data Analytics Certificate Program
Healthcare Information Technology Certificate Program
Long Island High School for the Arts
Pre-Collegiate
Real Estate - Licensing
Sports Journalism
Web Design & Development


Business and Data Analytics Certificate Program


Business Analytics is the study of how to transform data into insights. In these courses you will learn the basics of analytics including the basics of information description such as qualitative and quantitative data, conducting group comparisons, understanding probability distributions, how to create developing hypothesis tests, creating prediction models used in machine learning such as regression, and how to apply the techniques for business solutions.

In the first part you will use Excel to understand how to describe data, and categorize different variables, as well as understand how data is distributed. In addition, you will learn about probability and its importance in conducting analysis. Finally, the course will show you how to generate appropriate sample sizes for testing.

The second part uses excel to conduct confidence intervals for population parameters, understanding group comparisons such as the t-test. You will also use Excel to develop simple regression models, and multiple regression for predictions. Regression topics will include the inclusion of dummy variables for categorical variables, transformation of dependent variables, and assessing the prediction model.

Basics of Analytics - Understanding Data and Analysis - Online Program Register Now!
T1500-71 Online: Self-Paced $415
This module provides the basics of understanding data and preliminary analysis of data. The module provides information on basic descriptive statistics using Excel. In addition, students will learn more about probability distributions, variance and standard deviation, kurtosis and skewness, and covariance and correlation. Additional topics include probability, sampling, estimation and application of these measures.
Prerequisites: Knowledge of Excel (Mac or PC), and basic understanding of mathematical concepts.



Statistical Concepts and Machine Learning Introduction - Online Program Register Now!
T1501-71 Online: Self-Paced $415
This module concentrates on more complex techniques such as the use of regression analysis and experimentation to improve performance. Specific topics covered include hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, simple and multiple regression, design of experiments, and analysis of variance.
Prerequisites: Knowledge of Excel (Mac or PC), and basic understanding of mathematical concepts.


Healthcare Information Technology Certificate Program


Health care information technology is the intersection of information science, computer science, and health care. Billions of federal dollars are spent on health care IT, and hundreds of millions of dollars are being invested right here on Long Island. Start planning now for a new career in health care information technology! The Healthcare Information Technology Certificate. The program’s online learning platform provides 24/7 access to the curriculum and interactive learning tools, allowing students to study on a schedule that fits their individual lifestyles. Each course features approximately 24 hours of material. Students are encouraged to spend at least four hours a week on course work to complete the course in a timely fashion.

Healthcare Data Warehousing and Analytics - Online Program Register Now!
T2030-71 Online: Self-Paced $740
Examine the importance of data warehousing for both providers and payers, including an overview of data warehousing technologies for OLAP and consider the importance of analytics throughout the health care information technology environment. Learn about the use of data warehouses for clinical analysis used by hospitals, researchers and government agencies; medical management for the purposes of minimizing costs while providing quality care; and underwriting risk for group policies. Additional topics include database design, ETL, and data mining.



Introduction to Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) - Online Program Register Now!
T2010-71 Online: Self-Paced $740
Health information technology is the fastest-growing segment of the health care industry with billions of dollars dedicated to driving down costs through increased quality of care, decreased error rates, and more expedient claims adjudication, payment and fraud detection. Students learn how the technologies and policies affect various stakeholders — patients, providers (hospitals and doctors), payers (insurance companies and FSA holders) and government (CMS, Medicare, HHS, DOJ, etc.) – and explore topics such as provider health systems, payer systems, patient systems, and government policy and oversight.



Healthcare Projects: Processes, Controls, and Quality - Online Program Register Now!
T2040-71 Online: Self-Paced $740
Learn about project management for health IT projects, and get an overview of the processes specific to HIT as they relate to meeting regulatory standards and privacy concerns. As part of a team, you will develop and complete a plan for a project and put into action the skills you’ve learned in the previous courses. As you go along, your team will provide updates to “management.” At the end of the course, your team will formally present its project deliverables.



Enterprise Systems, Architectures, and Future Technologies - Online Program Register Now!
T2086-71 Online: Self-Paced $740
The healthcare industry has three principal constituents: patients, providers and healthcare insurance companies (aka payors). This course examines the enterprise system infrastructure of large medical centers as well as payors, and reviews the various Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) and Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) systems used. Technology vendor selection best practices and implementation methodologies are examined, as well as process improvement methodologies like Six Sigma. Federal privacy and security regulations are reviewed, and considerable content covers information security and the various ways data and systems can be attacked and protected (Firewalls, VPNs, VLANs, Identity Management, Access Controls, IDP, IPS, etc.). The future of healthcare information technology is also examined in detail. This course has nine (9) modules starting with an Introductory module.



Security, Privacy, and Regulation Issues in HIT - Online Program Register Now!
T2020-71 Online: Self-Paced $740
Get an overview of the complex nature of government (both state and federal) regulations affecting health information systems such as HIPAA and SOX, and the impact on systems for payers, providers and patients. Review security concerns and the technologies used to ensure data integrity and privacy. By learning how to secure data from both a provider perspective and payer perspective, you will understand the complexity and costs associated with securing the environment and data. Course topics include hardware security, encryption, firewalls, secure transmissions, internal controls, data retention and monitoring systems.
Recommended Textbook: CompTIA Security+: SYO-601 Certification Guide: Complete coverage of the new CompTIA Security+ (SYO-601) 2nd Edition 2020 by Ian Neil, ISBN-13: 978-1800564244



Fundamentals of Health Informatics - Online Program Register Now!
T2060-71 Online: Self-Paced $740
Get introduced to health informatics at a level appropriate for non-IT professionals. This practical course emphasizes how to use computers to solve some central problems in coordinating the resources, devices, and methods required to optimize the acquisition, storage, retrieval, and use ofinformation in health care. Topics include the nature of healthcare data; their exchange and analysis; challenges surrounding clinical data storage and retrieval; medical imaging systems; telemedicine; and the management of healthcare information.



Introduction to Healthcare Studies - Online Program Register Now!
T2090-71 Online: Self-Paced $740
This course provides students with a basic knowledge of anatomy and the body’s systems, including the functioning of the skeletal and muscular systems, and also covers the circulatory, nervous, respiratory, digestive, and endocrine systems. The focus is on the knowledge needed for an employee who does not work directly with patients.


Long Island High School for the Arts


The Hofstra Continuing Education Department and Nassau BOCES LIHSA partnership offers a wide range of programs designed to motivate young minds and propel career inspirations in the arts. Programs available for students entering grades 6-12.

This exciting partnership offers a wide selection of amazing learning opportunities for teens, featuring hands-on classes that provide real life and situational training that can jumpstart a successful career. A fantastic way to gain experience in a desired career or discipline.

For more information regarding programs and registering please call Jessica Dease at 516-463-7676, or email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu

Mixed Media Arts : Grades 10-12 Register Now!
A0315-71 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday June 27 - July 1 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Participants are welcome at any level for a workshop of mixed media art making using a variety of materials, including paint, cloth, paper, wood and found objects or imagery. Contemporary and classical concepts techniques and fundamentals will be considered and utilized to create collages, sculptures and other works of original art. The limitless possibilities of mixed media can amass visual experience and self-expression and develop of one’s own voice.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact us at 516-463-7400 or email ce-youth@hofstra.edu.



Musical Theatre Production: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0109-71 19 Sessions $2800
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday June 27 - July 22 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
LIHSA’s Musical Theatre Production will offer aspiring young actors a one-of-a-kind opportunity to develop their skills as triple threat performers. Each student will be guided to work in solo, duo, and ensemble songs and scenes that point them to their highest potential, instill a sense of confidence, and allow them to shine. Our 4-Week program is designed for individuals with varied levels of singing and movement ability who want to elevate their existing talent while making lifelong friends from all over Long Island.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact us at 516-463-7400 or email ce-youth@hofstra.edu.



Acting for the Camera: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0107-71 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday June 27 - July 1 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Want to learn how to act in front of a camera? Whether you’re an actor with a dream to make it on screen (big or small), or a stage actor itching to transition to on-camera work, there are certain things you need to know that apply specifically to this facet of the craft. Participants will, in a hands-on way, learn about building relationships between filmmakers and thespians.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact us at 516-463-7400 or email ce-youth@hofstra.edu.



Studio Recording and Production: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0051-71 4 Sessions $700
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 5 - July 8 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Participants will learn about various amateur and professional music recording and production options and get the opportunity to record their own compositions. This hands-on program highlights audio software options, microphones, effects and how to the get the perfect sound, even at home. A visit to a professional recording studio on Long Island will provide an up-close look as to how professional musicians get the right sound.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact us at 516-463-7400 or email ce-youth@hofstra.edu.



Stage Combat: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0112-71 4 Sessions $700
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 5 - July 8 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to slap someone, deliver a punch to the stomach, or how to fall without hurting yourself in the process? An instructor will take participants through training designed to help their progress as physical performers. The focus will be on successfully creating the illusion of violence through armed/unarmed techniques and application of acting craft.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact us at 516-463-7400 or email ce-youth@hofstra.edu.



Broadway Theatre Dance: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0104-71 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 11 - July 15 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Did you ever want to step into the shoes of a dancer from a Broadway musical? Participants will learn strong technique in jazz fundamentals as well as choreography derived from various Broadway styles. The program will conclude with a performance for family and friends.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact us at 516-463-7400 or email ce-youth@hofstra.edu.



Film Techniques -- Concept to Creation: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0205-71 10 Sessions $1400
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 11 - July 22 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Participants will work as a team to bring a film creation to life in just two weeks! The “crew” will explore the elements of professional filmmaking from start to finish, including storyboarding, pre-production, production, and post-production. Families and friends will be invited to a film screening at the end of the week showcasing the final project, which will also feature a post-film discussion with the filmmakers.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact us at 516-463-7400 or email ce-youth@hofstra.edu.



Broadway Theatre Dance: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0104-72 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 18 - July 22 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Did you ever want to step into the shoes of a dancer from a Broadway musical? Participants will learn strong technique in jazz fundamentals as well as choreography derived from various Broadway styles. The program will conclude with a performance for family and friends.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact us at 516-463-7400 or email ce-youth@hofstra.edu.



Figure Drawing: Grades 10-12 Register Now!
A0032-71 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 18 - July 22 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
In Figure Drawing participants will examine proportions, critical bony landmarks, mechanics of the skeleton, and get a comprehensive look at all the muscles of the body and how they influence surface form and mechanical function. For artists creating a portfolio for school or those who enjoy animation, game, and visual effects, the focused lessons in this course aim to cover the critical foundation that every figurative artist needs to know!

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.For further information, contact us at 516-463-7400 or email ce-youth@hofstra.edu.


Pre-Collegiate


At Hofstra University Pre-collegiate Career Discovery Institute, middle school and high school students get a taste of college life and gain valuable knowledge and skills while meeting others who share their interests and abilities.

Allow your child to make the most of the summer months -- while having fun! -- with a program that sets them apart from their peers when submitting college applications. The Pre-collegiate Career Discovery Institute has something for every child -- from aspiring entrepreneurs to future lawyers, chefs and business leaders.

All courses explore career options

Become a Better Writer!: Grades 10-12 Register Now!
U6134-71 4 Sessions $560
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 5 - July 8 09:30 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.
This course explores all aspects of the writing process – pre-writing, writing, revising, editing – while building the skills to write clearly and concisely. Students will write descriptive, analytical, persuasive, and creative pieces that give voice to their ideas as they continue to build on the skills needed to be successful writers in high school and beyond. The curriculum will cover basic writing skills, with emphasis on improving sentences and paragraphs, and will help students find their own creative voice. They’ll also learn more advanced skills like thesis and supporting paragraphs which can be applied to SAT and college essay writing. Students will learn in a supportive environment that is both interactive and fun, using writing games and group activities to help foster learning and retaining.

For further information, contact us at 516-463-7676 or email ce-Precollegiate@hofstra.edu



Summer Creative Writing Retreat: Grades 8-12 Register Now!
U6513-71 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 11 - July 15 09:30 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.
Do you dream in screenplays? Do you have stories that you yearn to share with the world? Do poems appear in your head unbidden? Then it’s time to put your thoughts on paper and share them with your fellow writers! You’ll get to explore different genres — poetry, narrative fiction, memoir, screenplays and graphic novels — and transform your ideas into major works.

For further information, contact us at 516-463-7676 or email ce-Precollegiate@hofstra.edu



Become a Better Writer!: Grades 7-9 Register Now!
U6132-71 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 18 - July 22 09:30 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.
This course explores all aspects of the writing process – pre-writing, writing, revising, and editing – while building the skills to write clearly and concisely. Students will write descriptive, analytical, persuasive, and creative pieces that give voice to their ideas as they continue to build on the skills needed to be successful writers in high school and beyond. The curriculum will cover basic writing skills, with emphasis on improving sentences and paragraphs, and will help students find their own creative voice. Students will learn in a supportive environment that is both interactive and fun, using writing games and group activities to help foster learning and retaining.

For further information, contact us at 516-463-7676 or email ce-Precollegiate@hofstra.edu



Become a Better Writer: Writing about Literature: Grades 10-12 Register Now!
U6519-71 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 18 - July 22 09:30 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.
Have you ever felt connected to or inspired by a poem, short story, memoir, or other work of literature? In this course, you’ll learn how to turn those observations and feelings about literature into your own written works of art. This class will teach and sharpen skills that can be applied in classes that you take in high school and college. You’ll participate in small and large discussions and workshopping sessions in an encouraging and open-minded environment.

Biography: This course is taught by Professor Jennifer Marx, an adjunct in the Writing Studies and Rhetoric Department at Hofstra University and in the English Department at Adelphi University. She also tutors at the Hofstra Writing Center, teaches creative writing classes at the Bryant Library in Roslyn, and works as a freelance writer and editor.



Building an Empire: The Teen Entrepreneur - Startup Academy Register Now!
H1630-71 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday August 1 - August 5 09:30 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.


Do you have what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur?

Have you often thought about what it would be like to start, run, and manage your own business?

This intensive program is designed to give high school students an overview of the business entrepreneurship field. Through our cutting-edge curriculum students will be mentored on how to successfully start a business from the ground floor up. Class participants will create an original name for their business, as well as a logo, slogan, and mission statement. A variety of computer programs will be used to create documents such as business cards, price lists, advertisements, and a web site for their new business. Participants will design a grand opening event and a charity event for their new business. Open to ages 12 to 18 years old.

Local entrepreneurs will also be visiting the class in person and via Skype sessions to speak about their personal experience with creating a business. Banking professionals will share their expertise regarding financing a business.

On the final afternoon of the program, the new “teen entrepreneurs” will present their business idea to a panel of Hofstra Continuing Education Program Instructors, Hofstra Administration, and industry professionals. Participation in this hands-on opportunity will give class participants a real feel for what it is like to plan and start a business of their own. Upon successful completion of the program, each student will be awarded a certificate of completion.

For further information, contact us at 516-463-7676 or email ce-Precollegiate@hofstra.edu



Decoding DNA: Forensic Biology Register Now!
H1621-71 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday August 1 - August 5 09:30 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.
Available for students Grades 9 to 12

What is DNA, and why is it so important? Learn more about the ever-expanding field of forensic biology, where DNA is used to identify human remains, exonerate the innocent, and solve crimes like burglaries, assaults and homicides. This course covers both the background of DNA sciences (cellular biology, genetics, inheritance and DNA analysis) and the forensic application of DNA (evidence processing, DNA profiles and databases, courtroom testimony and trial case studies). Note: Students must bring lunch to class.

About the instructor: Katie O'Connor is a forensic scientist who works as an adjunct professor at Hofstra University. She was trained as a DNA expert at the Office of Chief Medical Examiner in New York City, where she began working in 2008. Katie has earned her master of science in forensic science and her bachelor of science in anthropology and biology.

For further information, contact us at 516-463-7676 or email ce-Precollegiate@hofstra.edu


Real Estate - Licensing


Real Estate Salesperson’s Qualifying Course (Approval Number S/B F0117)

The salesperson's course is required by the Department of State as a prerequisite for its licensing exam (required by all persons wishing to become real estate salespeople). After completing this course and passing the school and state exams, you are then qualified to work under the sponsorship of a licensed broker in New York State.

Real Estate Salesperson's Qualifying Course [H5125] - Exam Retake Register Now!
H5120-71 1 Sessions $100
Wednesday August 31 06:30 p.m. - 09:30 p.m.
H5120: Real Estate Salesperson's Qualifying Course [H5125] - Exam Retake


Sports Journalism


The fundamentals of the rapidly growing field of sports journalism include having research and interviewing skills, being organized and prepared to go on the air, and knowing how to write for radio and television. Aspiring broadcasters learn the basic skills to succeed in the television and radio industry, with lessons from professionals who have broadcast on every level and handled all types of stories, including news, sports, and entertainment.

Courses may be taken on an individual basis without participating in thecertificate program. Registrants must be 12-18 years old.

Sportscasting Research and Prep Register Now!
H0800-71 1 Sessions $295
Monday June 27 09:30 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.

Students engage in searching sports websites (college and professional) for information as they craft information sheets and build charts for sports broadcasts. They also learn how to conduct professional phone interviews and how to obtain additional information on players, teams, and programs.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Television Sports Reporting Register Now!
H0822-72 4 Sessions $295
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday June 27 - June 30 04:00 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.

Being a sports reporter may just be the most difficult on-air television job. Asking the right questions in order to elicit the answers viewers are looking for takes skill and practice. Most sports reporters only get a minimal amount of TV air time…so you want to make it memorable. We discuss the different career opportunities as a television sports reporter, including as a sideline reporter or network sports reporter.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sports Radio Hosting Register Now!
H0815-72 4 Sessions $295
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday June 27 - June 30 06:30 p.m. - 08:30 p.m.

Have you ever dreamed about hosting your own sports talk radio show or podcast? This program will help you learn how to create a rundown, research the topics, and determine the theme of your show. You will also learn how to work with a co-host and interact with callers and guests. In the final class, you will have the opportunity to take your newfound knowledge into a radio studio and record a mini-show.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Preparing and Conducting Sports Related Interviews Register Now!
H0810-71 1 Sessions $295
Tuesday June 28 09:30 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.

Watching interviews on television you have likely either been impressed with reporters’ question or were left wondering, “Why did they ask that?” In this workshop, you’ll establish what constitutes a good question, learn how to organize notes, and determine how to ask follow-up questions; you will also learn memorization techniques, and gain the confidence to be flexible with questions and interviews.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sports Play-by-Play for TV and Radio Register Now!
H0825-72 4 Sessions $295
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 5 - July 8 06:30 p.m. - 08:30 p.m.

Learn the methods of play-by-play for both television and radio for many different sports. You will master the fundamentals and record play-by-play segments for baseball, basketball, football, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, and more!

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old. Prerequisite: Previous sports journalism course or experience.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sports Round Table Hosting Register Now!
H0824-71 1 Sessions $295
Friday July 8 09:30 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.

Learn how to host a round table discussion, as well as participate on the panel of experts. It is important to be open-minded while having debates, but also to be strong in your convictions. Learning to ask the right questions is a necessary first step. This seminar is designed for students who are ready to hop in the chair and lead a group of sports reporters.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years of age.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Introduction to Sportscasting for Teens Register Now!
H1014-71 5 Sessions $1200
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 11 - July 15 09:30 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.

Taught by professional sportscasters with decades of experience in New York television and radio broadcasting, this interesting and fun course teaches students the fundamentals of sportscasting, including interviewing, writing, announcing, commentary and professional presence.

Students receive hands-on experience and in-depth critiques of their work in the classroom and in the field, as they hone their skills in TV and radio play-by-play, anchoring and reporting. Upon completion of the course, students receive an honest evaluation of their potential and recommendations for next steps, and they leave with a demo reel of their on-camera work.

Students will be exposed to and learn the following skills:Research and PreparationWriting for various forms of mediaInterviewing [In-Person / Telephone / Skype]Radio [students record a sports themed radio update]Play-by-Play and Color Commentary for the 4-major sportsTelevision [students record a sports themed news anchor show]Sports Debating
Guest instructors have included well-known sportscasters and network broadcasters such as: Mike Breen, Kenny Albert, Tracy Wolfson (CBS-TV sports), Freddie Coleman (ESPN Talk Show Host), Spero Dedes (Sportscaster CBS-TV sports), Chris King (NY Islanders broadcaster) and Vin Parise (SNY and Fox Sports). These courses are designed to improve communicating and writing skills and provide a pathway for a future profession. Note: Tuition includes lunch and materials

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Preparing and Conducting Sports Related Interviews Register Now!
H0810-72 4 Sessions $295
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday July 11 - July 14 06:30 p.m. - 08:30 p.m.

Watching interviews on television you have likely either been impressed with reporters’ question or were left wondering, “Why did they ask that?” In this workshop, you’ll establish what constitutes a good question, learn how to organize notes, and determine how to ask follow-up questions; you will also learn memorization techniques, and gain the confidence to be flexible with questions and interviews.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sports Radio Hosting Register Now!
H0815-71 3 Sessions $645
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday July 18 - July 20 09:30 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.

Have you ever dreamed about hosting your own sports talk radio show or podcast? This program will help you learn how to create a rundown, research the topics, and determine the theme of your show. You will also learn how to work with a co-host and interact with callers and guests. In the final class, you will have the opportunity to take your newfound knowledge into a radio studio and record a mini-show.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sports Round Table Hosting Register Now!
H0824-72 4 Sessions $295
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday July 18 - July 21 04:00 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.

Learn how to host a round table discussion, as well as participate on the panel of experts. It is important to be open-minded while having debates, but also to be strong in your convictions. Learning to ask the right questions is a necessary first step. This seminar is designed for students who are ready to hop in the chair and lead a group of sports reporters.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years of age.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sports Writing, Blogging, and Social Media Register Now!
H0805-72 4 Sessions $295
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday July 18 - July 21 06:30 p.m. - 08:30 p.m.

Learn how to write national and local radio updates, organize stories, use reliable websites, write on deadline, compose a script for a television sportscast, compose words to fit with video, and utilize shot sheets during a highlight-driven show. Experiment with blogging and you learn to blog effectively and creatively. We also discuss both the effectiveness and potential pitfalls of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Periscope, and other social media tools.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Television Sports Reporting Register Now!
H0822-71 2 Sessions $435
Thursday, Friday July 21 - July 22 09:30 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.

Being a sports reporter may just be the most difficult on-air television job. Asking the right questions in order to elicit the answers viewers are looking for takes skill and practice. Most sports reporters only get a minimal amount of TV air time…so you want to make it memorable. We discuss the different career opportunities as a television sports reporter, including as a sideline reporter or network sports reporter.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sports Television Hosting and Anchoring Register Now!
H0820-71 2 Sessions $435
Monday, Tuesday July 25 - July 26 09:30 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.

Learn how to read from a teleprompter; how to be comfortable doing a live interview, whether in-studio or via satellite; and how to look into a camera and have a conversation with viewers – and how to make it seem natural. Master all of this and more by writing copy, reading it on-camera, interviewing guests, and having it all recorded in a professional television studio.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.
For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Hosting Pre and Post Game Shows for Radio and TV Register Now!
H0823-72 4 Sessions $295
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday July 25 - July 28 04:00 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.

Learn all the ins and outs of pregame and postgame shows, for both radio and television. The importance of preparing for their show begins with research about the teams that will be playing and knowing all the details about the players and coaches, as well has having knowledge about recent and past history. Often, pregame and postgame shows are driven by one specific team. Learn how to be an authority on "your team" while also sounding like an expert about the “road team.” To successfully host a postgame show, students must learn how to interact with a winning or losing coach, recap the game, throw to a soundbite, and more. This class helps students develop the skills and techniques necessary to one day make that dream come true.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years of age.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sports Journalism 101 for Teens Register Now!
H0831-72 4 Sessions $295
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday July 25 - July 28 06:00 p.m. - 08:00 p.m.

This training course allows participants to focus on development of the sportscasting skill set they need to become a broadcaster. Learn about the different roles involved in a sports broadcast and what career options are available. If your dream is to become the next Kenny Albert, Mike Breen, or Tracy Wolfson, this is the course for you.

Students will learn the following skills:Writing for TV and radioOn Camera deliveryAnchoring a sports showHandling pre-and postgame showsRoundtable discussions
Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sports Play-by-Play for TV and Radio Register Now!
H0825-71 3 Sessions $645
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 27 - July 29 09:30 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.

Learn the methods of play-by-play for both television and radio for many different sports. You will master the fundamentals and record play-by-play segments for baseball, basketball, football, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, and more!

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old. Prerequisite: Previous sports journalism course or experience.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sports Television Hosting and Anchoring Register Now!
H0820-72 4 Sessions $295
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday August 1 - August 4 06:30 p.m. - 08:30 p.m.

Learn how to read from a teleprompter; how to be comfortable doing a live interview, whether in-studio or via satellite; and how to look into a camera and have a conversation with viewers – and how to make it seem natural. Master all of this and more by writing copy, reading it on-camera, interviewing guests, and having it all recorded in a professional television studio.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.
For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sports Producing and Editing Register Now!
H0821-71 4 Sessions $855
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday August 8 - August 11 09:30 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.
Learn what goes on behind the scene and the chance to do it themselves. Learn how to produce their own sports television segment and television show, edit highlights, produce and edit a radio package, and much more! This course will also prepare them for many possible off-air roles. Students will leave with a complete video for their demo reel.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years of age.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sports Show Creation Register Now!
H0829-72 4 Sessions $415
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday August 8 - August 11 04:00 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.

Students will work with instructors to write, prepare, produce and host their own virtual show. This hands-on experience will give each student the experience of working in a high pressure situation and learn all the roles that go into producing entertaining content. Students will receive a fully edited demo-reel upon conclusion of the program which is edited by our Instructional staff.



Sports Fantasy Preparation, Drafting, and Debating Register Now!
H0833-72 4 Sessions $295
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday August 8 - August 11 06:30 p.m. - 08:30 p.m.

One of the fastest growing ways to learn sports, is through fantasy leagues. Through Fantasy leagues students learn ALL of the players, their stats, and why those players can help teams win. They get educated on a business model of having a salary cap and how to disperse "fake" money and build a roster. Learn fantasy sports lingo, draft strategies, team management, and much more.

National fantasy football expert Keith Irizarry teaches this course. You can watch Keith on Sundays during the NFL season on That Other Pregame Show on CBS Sports Network.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.
For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu


Web Design & Development


Web designers and developers are the architects of one of the greatest revolutions in the history of human knowledge – the Internet. Do you have a passion for web design? Could web development skills open new doors to advance your career? The Web Design and Development Program, offered through Hofstra Continuing Education, gives you the roadmap to achieve technical and creative success with the latest interactive media. Choose from a variety of course offerings or earn a Professional Website Development Certificate. Online and classroom courses are available.

Developing Web Applications with ASP.NET, C# and VB.Net - Online Program Register Now!
T4061-71 Online: Self-Paced $740
This course teaches students the fundamentals of very creative, dynamic data-driven and interactive website design with ASP.NET, C# and VB.NET. Working with the most current and advanced ASP.NET technologies, students gain a competitive edge in employment and productivity. Students will use real-world examples and have a chance to discuss the technology and Visual Studio features. The course will give you an extra edge and recognition in your professional career.