Immaculata University Announces January Workshops
WORLD CULTURES. This online course introduces the main features of non-western civilizations and traditions. Students whose course work has focused on western civilization learn to appreciate diversity in a global community. This online class begins Saturdays, January 12 and concludes February 9. The cost is $400 for one credit or $180 for non-credit.
CATCH THE INFORMATION WAVE. Does it feel like you´re paddling through cyberspace when you could be surfing? With this online course, students will learn to find and evaluate resources from our library databases and from the World Wide Web. The ethics of information usage will also be explored. This online class begins January 12 and ends February 13. The cost is $400 for one credit or $180 for non-credit.
AMERICAN PHILOSOPHY I. This course considers influences on the formation of the United States and consequently, on the thought of the Founding Fathers. Significant writings of Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, and John Adams will be studied. Classes are held on January 12, 19, 26 and February 21 and 28, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. The cost is $400 for one credit or $180 for non-credit.
THE ENJOYMENT OF MUSIC. Designed for non-music majors, this course includes an overview of music from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and 20th Century style periods. Students enjoy music from the various periods as well as Jazz and other popular forms. No prior knowledge of music is necessary for this fun and educational experience. Classes begin January 15 and conclude February 26, from 4:45 to 6:45 p.m. The cost is $400 for one credit or $180 for non-credit.
PERSPECTIVES ON TERRORISM. This workshop examines the undermining of U.S. and international security by terrorism. It explores the threat of terrorism and the U.S. Special Operations´ response to this threat. Case studies include personal experiences from military deployments throughout the 90´s as well as the war in Iraq. Class is held on Saturdays, January 17 and 24, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The cost is $400 for one credit or $180 for non-credit.
GRAMMAR REVIEW. Has it been awhile since you thought about all those grammar rules you learned in school? Do little mistakes in writing keep you back in other subjects or at the workplace? This may not be the most exciting thing to do this semester, but it may be the most worthwhile. Classes are held on January 19, 26, and February 2, 9, and 16, from 7:15 to 9:45 p.m. The cost is $400 for one credit or $180 for non-credit.
RESUME WRITING. In this workshop, students research ads and identify requested skill sets, create persuasive lead lines, and write a convincing cover letter. The result will be a professional resume necessary to open the right doors. This class is held on Friday, January 23, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. and continues on Saturday, January 24, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The cost is $400 for one credit or $180 for non-credit.
SELF-ESTEEM AND ACHIEVEMENT. Self-esteem is important for mental health and goal attainment. This workshop focuses on an interactive approach to change the way we interpret life. Participants are shown how to uncover negative self-statements, and how to create new, positive assertions that foster self-esteem. At the end, participants will be able to identify disadvantageous self-talk and replace these thoughts with a more compassionate self-evaluation. Class is held on Friday, January 23, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. and continues on Saturday, January 24, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The cost is $400 for one credit or $180 for non-credit.
ENHANCING YOUR POTENTIAL. Open the worlds of interpersonal communication and self-reflection using the theory of psychological type to answer such questions stressing team-building and creative thinking, students explore how to make modification in type. This two-day class is held on Saturdays, January 31, and February 7, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The cost is $400 for one credit or $180 for non-credit.
For further information about these courses, please contact the College of
LifeLong Learning at 610-647-4400, ext. 3238.
Immaculata University, a Catholic, coeducational institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.
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