Most Universities have a personal development type program for the general public and UT's outreach program offers several photography courses...taught by various professionals from the area.
Why not take these courses??
Each semester offers a different variety of courses. This semesters' is:
Digital Photography I&II
Digital Videography and Production
Nature and Travel
Fashion and Glamour
Photoshop-Slide Shows and more
If you're interested in these courses you can find more information at www.outreach.utk.edu/ppd/photography