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ONLINE CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR K-12 EDUCATORS - JANUARY 2015 

The University of Southern Indiana (USI) is proud to announce a new partnership with Virtual Education Software, Inc. (VESi) to offer online noncredit courses targeted toward the needs of K-12 educators.  Topics include Advanced Classroom Management, Attention Deficit Disorder, Autism and Aspergers Disorder, Child Abuse, Early Childhood, Inclusion, Differentiation, Reading Strategies and much more.  VESi and the University of Southern Indiana strongly encourage you to check with your school district and/or licensing agency to verify these course offerings will meet your district and/or state requirements for salary advancement and/or state certificate re-licensure before registering.  For more information visit virtualeduc.com/usi/.
To register for PGPs. call 1-800-313-6744 between 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday.


LANGUAGES


BEGINNING CONVERSATIONAL GERMAN    
LGN406

Add another language to your repertoire in this study of basic German vocabulary and expressions.  Emphasis will be on basic conversational skills and phrases especially useful for travelers as well as the use of helpful internet tools.  The geography and culture of Germany also will be featured.  Cost of text and CDs included in registration fee.  Materials need to be ordered in advance; enroll early.  Registrants age 16 or older welcome.

Instructor: Sylvia Blice, retired German Instructor
Dates and Time: Six Mondays, February 23 to April 6, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. 
(no class March 23)
Location: Innovation Pointe, 2nd Floor Classroom, 318 Main Street, Downtown Evansville
Registration Fee: $130, includes materials

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BEGINNING CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH    
LGN402

Learn basic conversational Spanish and feel more at ease when you travel or encounter Spanish speakers in business and social situations.  Emphasis is on building vocabulary. Cost of text and CDs included in registration fee. Materials need to be ordered in advance; enroll early.  Registrants age 16 or older welcome.

Instructor: Lorenna Boyle, Spanish Speaker
Dates and Time:  Six Wednesdays, February 25 to April 8, 6 to 8 p.m.
(no class March 25)
Location:  Innovation Pointe, 2nd Floor Classroom, 318 Main Street, Downtown Evansville
Registration Fee:  $130, includes materials

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MORE CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH       
LGN409

Continue learning conversational Spanish, grammar and building vocabulary to increase your confidence when traveling or encountering Spanish speakers in business and social situations.  Participants should have completed an introductory Spanish course or have basic knowledge of the language.  Course text not included but may be ordered upon registration for an additional fee. Registrants age 16 or older welcome.

Instructor: Lorenna Boyle, Spanish Speaker
Dates and Time:  Six Wednesdays, April 15 to May 20, 6 to 8 p.m.
Location: Innovation Pointe, Second Floor Classroom, 318 Main Street, downtown Evansville
Registration Fee: $100 for those with current text

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BEGINNING CONVERSATIONAL RUSSIAN    
LGN428

Learn basic conversational Russian to feel more at ease when you travel, or just to increase your appreciation of another culture. Emphasis is on building vocabulary, but Russian culture and customs also will be covered.  Cost of text and CD included in registration fee.  Materials need to be ordered in advance; enroll early. Registrants age 16 or older welcome.

Instructor: Victoria Mayatskiy, Russian speaker
Dates and Time:  Six Wednesdays, March 18 to April 29, 6 to 8 p.m.
(no class on March 25)

Location: Evansville Armory
Registration Fee: $130, includes materials

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ARTS AND LEISURE


ON-COURSE GOLF LESSONS                                     FIT368

This class is specially designed for you to fine tune your golf swing and improve your game tremendously. Learn golfing etiquette as you play on the course with others in a non-threatening environment. 

Instructor: Scott Culley, Tee Time Golf Complex Pro
Dates and Times: Four Thursdays, May 21 to June 11, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Tee Time Golf Complex, 7900 East Morgan Avenue
Registration Fee: $78

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BEGINNING GOLF                                                 
FIT360-361

Get into the swing with professional instruction on golf equipment, terminology, rules, and etiquette.  Lab sessions cover clubs, grip, stance, swing, timing and rhythm, pitching, pitch and run, sand shots, chip shots, and putting.  Bring a five or seven-iron to the first class session.  Clubs not provided.  Enrollment limited to eight per section. 

Instructor: Scott Culley, Tee Time Golf Complex Pro
Dates and Times:  FIT360,Six Thursdays, April 2 to May 7, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
                          FIT361,Six Thursdays, April 2 to May 7, 7:15 to 8:15 p.m.
Location: Tee Time Golf Complex, 7900 East Morgan Avenue
Registration Fee: $110

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BLOCK PRINT CARDS                                                   ALP200

Learn block printmaking basics and create a block print on 12 blank greeting cards.  Bring your own simple 4"x5.5" design sketch or choose from sample designs. Class supplies are provided. Take home the cards as well as the finished block to make more.

Instructor: Stephanie Osborne
Dates and Time:  Sunday, March 8, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Location: New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art
Registration Fee: $50

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JAPANESE STAB BINDING JOURNALS                       ALP201

In this traditional Japanese stab binding workshop you'll learn the basic techniques of bookbinding, including tearing paper by hand, working with sewing templates, sewing with waxed linen thread and preparing the book block.  This is a simple structure, easily recreated at home.  Each participant will leave with a small hinged hardback album. Beginners welcome. Students are encouraged to bring a sharp pair of scissors and a metal ruler or ruler with a metal edge.  

Instructor: Jennifer Knowles-McQustion of Brown Dog Bindery
Dates and Time: Saturday, February 21, Noon to 3:00 p.m.
Location: New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art
Registration Fee: $80 

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PAINTING WINTER LANDSCAPES                               ALP414

Painting with user-friendly acrylics, Kelly Gilbert will lead you through the landscape painting process. Learn how to deal with: Layering of winter colors, successfully handling of snowy landscapes, developing a center of interest, creating depth, using overlapping perspective color harmony.  Supply list will be sent with confirmation. Estimated cost of supplies $120.

Instructor: Kelly Gilbert, local artist
Dates and Time: Six Wednesdays, March 4 to April 8, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Innovation Pointe, 318 Main Street, Downtown Evansville
Registration Fee: $107- supplies not included 

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SOAPMAKING 101
ALP410

Have you ever wanted to make your own soap? In this class you'll learn to make soap the old fashioned way: with lye and oils. You will learn how to safely use lye, soap-making oils and understand the properties they contribute to soap.  You will create a soap formula and learn what scents and colors work best.  Then using your own soap formula you will make your own soap! Enrollment limited to six. Age 18 and over.

Instructor: Lucia Felty, Certified Soapmaker
Date and Time: Saturday, February 7, Noon to 4:00 p.m.
Location: 115 first St, Henderson, KY 42420
Registration Fee: $69, includes supplies

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DRAWING WITH NATURE                             
ALP202

This class is for the beginner and experienced alike.  Students will learn how to select and compose a landscape, drawing with leaves, sticks, weeds and other natural materials. Students who have taken this class and said going in, 'I really can't draw' come out with big smiles. The drawings made with Whorrall's ideas will display a spontaneity and freedom that will be interesting, challenging and fun. Students will need to bring the following materials: 16 x 20 drawing pad, India ink, inexpensive 8-color water color set, and a drawing board. It is suggested that students wear a hat and old clothing or an apron to protect their clothing from ink spills and the outdoors.

Instructor: Bill Whorrall
Dates and time: Saturday, May 23, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
Location: New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art
Registration Fee: $50

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LIVING DEBT-FREE IN THE 21ST CENTURY
ALP404

Learn a three-step system for successfully managing your debts and expenses.  The workshop is designed for middle class Americans who want to build real wealth and become financially independent by eliminating debt.  Learn a linear math system that will eliminate all of your consumer debt in one to four years, and then your mortgage in another three to five years.  Then you can live 100 percent on cash, never needing credit again.  You can do this with your current income. No second job or living like a hermit. Learn specific powerful and proven strategies that work...every single time. Bring a list of your debts with balances and monthly payments (principal and interest only for mortgage) and during class, develop your own debt elimination plan that can be implemented immediately into your lifestyle.  We also will look at some simple money management techniques that will help ensure that you achieve your personal financial goals. Finally, we will uncover numerous strategies for spending your money more efficiently, thereby putting more money back in your pocket.  Note: Bring a pocket calculator to class. Suggested text available from the instructor for $39.  

Instructor: Forest Wilson, CPCU, AIU, AIS, AIM
Date and Time: Tuesday, April 7, 6:15 to 9:30 p.m.
Location: USI, Rice Library, Room 0026 
Registration Fee: $46

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PHOTOGRAPHY FUNDAMENTALS                     
ALP422A-B-C-D

Do you want to take better photos of your family, friends, pets, landscapes, and vacations?  Do you have a camera but you have no idea what most of the buttons do?  Do you want to learn how to compose your images and see light in a new way?  Let Rhonda Gassman help you!  Learn about camera settings, composition, exposure, lighting and more!  Bring your DSLR camera to class.

Instructor: Rhonda Gassman, Professional Photographer
Dates and Times:
ALP422A: Saturday, February 7, 8:00 a.m. to Noon
ALP422B: Saturday, March 7, 8:00 a.m. to Noon
ALP422C: Saturday, April 11, 8:00 a.m. to Noon
ALP422D: Saturday, April 25, 8:00 a.m. to Noon
Location: Innovation Pointe, 318 Main Street, downtown Evansville, for ALP422A, ALP422B, ALP422C
Location: New Harmony, IN, for ALP422D
Registration Fee: $48

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PHOTOGRAPHY FUNDAMENTALS II
ALP423A-B

Do you know the basics of photography, but want to understand it better? Would you like to take better action shots, compose landscapes and have fun with depth of field? We will also learn about camera settings and functions in this fun class, which is geared toward DSLR cameras and lenses. It will be helpful to bring your camera to class.

Instructor; Rhonda Gassman, Professional Photographer
Dates and Time:
ALP423A: Four Wednesdays, February 4 to February 25, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
ALP423B: Four Wednesdays, April 8 to April 29, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Innovation Pointe, First Floor Classroom, 318 Main street, downtown Evansville
Registration Fee: $110

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BEGINNING DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION                       ALP434

Would you like to digitally create your own comic book? In this class you will learn about graphic storytelling, from concept to completed book. As part of the seven week course, you will have hands on critiques of your work, in an open, friendly, creative environment. By the end of the sessions you will experience: drafting, page anatomy, digital illustration, proper print ready formatting, and digital color for comics. Must provide own computer or tablet that runs Manga Studio 5 software.  Materials list supplied. Cost of supplies estimated at $130.

Instructor:  Nathan Girten, Professional Graphic Novel Artist
Date and Time:  Six Wednesdays, February 4 to March 11, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Location:  USI University Center, Room 2207
Registration Fee: $95

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COMIC/GRAPHIC NOVEL STORYTELLING                   ALP435

Comic writer and illustrator, Nathan Girten, takes you through the anatomy of a comic page. You will learn about graphic storytelling, from concept to completed book. As part of the seven week course, you will have hands on critiques of your work, in an open, friendly creative environment. By the end of the sessions, the class will participate in creating a complete comic that will be available in print and digital download. Cost of supplies included in registration fee.

Instructor: Nathan Girten, Professional Graphic Novel Artist
Date and Time: 6 Wednesdays, February 4 to March 11, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Location: USI, University Center, Room 2207
Registration Fee: $160, includes supplies

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USING YOUR IPAD                                            
ALP450

In this introductory course, come learn about iOS7, built-in apps, iCloud, the App Store, and more.  During this three session, hands-on, course we will explore how you can get the most out of your device as well as address many of the common questions associated with the iPad.  Attendees are responsible for providing their own activated device.

Instructor: R. Cole Collier, Trainer, USI Tech Store
Dates and Time: 3 Wednesdays, February 4, March 4, April 8, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Innovation Pointe, 318 Main Street, downtown Evansville
Registration Fee: $63

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HEALING TOUCH LEVEL 1                   
HPR805

The Healing Touch Certificate Program is a multi-level course of study in energy-based therapy that moves from beginning to advanced practitioner and is complementary to health care.  Healing Touch Level 1 is designed for nurses, physicians, health care practitioners, and interested laypersons and includes the basics of the Chakra and energy systems, centering, intervention techniques to help with specific physical and emotional problems and the personal development of the healer. This course is an approved course of study of the Healing Beyond Borders Healing Touch Certificate Program.  For more information about Healing Touch, go to www.HealingBeyondBorders.org.
Contact Hours: 18 for nurses and massage therapists.

Instructors:
Victoria Slater, Ph.D., RN, CHTI, HNC, 
Bonnie Johnson, MS, RN, CHTI
Dates and times:
Saturday, March 14, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 15, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.                  
Location: University Center
Registration Fee: $250, ($225 for AHNA or HTI member), if paying by October 10; thereafter, $325 ($300 for AHNA or HTI member)


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PASSPORT TO RETIREMENT                          
ALP501A-B

Preparing for retirement is one of the most important concerns we have today. Retirement costs are rising, the future of Social Security is uncertain, and many people have not accumulated the savings they will need to enjoy the retirement lifestyle they deserve. Join investment professionals for this introduction to the concepts and practices that will help make retirement possible and comfortable. You'll learn how to get the most from guaranteed investments, tax-free income, and estate planning.  For those already retired or planning to retire in the next 10 years, the seminar takes a conservative approach to wise money management in addition to identifying lifestyle issues facing mature Americans. The registration fee includes an in-depth workbook with valuable exercises and worksheets. 

Date and time:
ALP501A: 3 Saturdays, February 7, 14, and 21, 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.
ALP501B: 3 Wednesdays, February 25, March 4, and March 11,
 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Location: ALP501A: USI, University Center East, Room 2207
                  ALP501B: USI, University Center East, Room 2220

Registration Fee: $89 for an individual OR for two registering together and sharing materials. The fee is reduced to $69 for registering at least one week before the start of the class.

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SOCIAL SECURITY PLANNING FOR BOOMERS           ALP432

After being told for years that Social Security is going broke, baby boomers are realizing that it will soon be their turn to collect.  The decisions you make now can have a tremendous impact on the total amount of benefits you stand to receive over your lifetime.  This informative seminar covers the basics of Social Security and reveals strategies for maximizing your benefits, including: factors to consider when deciding when to apply for benefits; when it makes sense to delay benefits and when it does not; why you should always check your earnings record for accuracy; how to estimate your benefits; how to coordinate benefits with your spouse; how to minimize taxes on Social Security benefits; and how to coordinate Social Security with your other sources of retirement income. 

Date and time:
ALP502A:  Wednesday, January 21, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
ALP502B:  Monday, January 26, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
ALP502C:  Wednesday, January 28, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
ALP502D:  Wednesday, February 4, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Location: USI, University Center West, Room 206
Registration Fee: $19 for an individual or $24 for two registering together

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FITNESS/AQUATICS/RECREATION


WATER AEROBICS                                              
FIT334

Research says one half-hour of water walking equals two hours of land walking without the stress on the body.  High-intensity but low-impact water exercises will be used to raise your heart rate and improve your cardiovascular condition.  Swimming skills are not required.

Instructor: Katie Loehrlein, USI
Dates and Time: FIT334: 4 Mondays and 4 Tuesdays, January 26 to February 17,5:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Location: USI, Physical Activities Center, Pool
Registration Fee: $48

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PRESCHOOL SWIMMING (Ages 3 to 5)
FIT300-301

Water Safety and water adjustment are emphasized in this program, along with development of gross motor skills. Parents are invited to get in the water with their children after discussion with the chief instructor.

Dates and Time:
FIT300: 7 Wednesdays, January 21 to March 4, 4:30 to 5:00 p.m.
FIT301: 7 Wednesdays, January 21 to March 4, 6:05 to 6:35 p.m.
Location: USI Physical Activities Center, Pool
Registration Fee: $40

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SWIMMING FOR BOYS AND GIRLS (Ages 6 to 14)
FIT340-341

Children ages six to fourteen will have an opportunity to develop a wide variety of aquatic skills as well as fundamental strokes, and to receive American Red Cross water safety certification in on of the following areas: Water Exploration, Primary Skills, Stroke Readiness, Stroke Development, Stroke Refinement, and Skill Proficiency.

Dates and Times:
FIT340:  Seven Wednesdays, January 21 to March 4, 
5:10 to 5:55 p.m.
FIT341: Seven Wednesdays, January 21 to March 4, 6:45 to 7:30 p.m.
Location: USI Physical Activities Center, Pool
Registration Fee: $45

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OFFICIATING VOLLEYBALL
FIT395

An in-depth look at the mechanics, rules, and officiating techniques of volleyball with an emphasis on the high school interscholastic level. Half the class will be spent in the classroom with the other half in the gym playing and officiating volleyball.  Experience in officiating will be arranged for interested participants. There is a $45 testing fee for those who want to take the IHSAA licensing exam; all others will pay a $13 book fee to IHSAA. Bring a check, payable to ISHAA for the exam/book fee, to the first class session. Class also may be taken for one hour credit as PED234.

Instructor: Joseph Gratz, Certified IHSAA Official
Dates and Time: Six Tuesdays, January 13 to February 17, 6:00 to 8:50 p.m.
Location: USI Fitness Center, Court 1
Registration Fee: $85, not including text/IHSAA

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EATING INDIANA (Ages 12+)                         
FIT180

Southern Indiana landscape is covered with various types of naturally growing plants, many of which are edible.  Every state has several species of edible plants that are native to it.  We will explore the woods around University of Southern Indiana to discover the edible plants, learn how to identify them, collect them, and cook them.

Instructor: Amelia Wildeman, Naturalist
Dates and Times: Sunday, April 19, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Location: USI, Grimes Haus 
Registration Fee: $25 for one; $15 for each additional family member

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COLLEGE READINESS


GETTING READY FOR THE SAT
GRADES 9-12
                      
                                                 
                
Cut the SAT Reasoning Test down to size by developing strategies for standardized test taking, identifying study priorities, and working practice questions. Hands-on experience will give students practice with topics covered in the SAT and give students confidence for test day. This course focuses on the SAT but is beneficial for any student preparing to take a standardized exam. A pizza lunch is provided; students should bring their own drinks or money to purchase a drink.
Register for ACA400 and ACA401 together for a special fee of $120.


MATH SKILLS FOR THE SAT                               ACA401A-B

Emphasis will be on test taking skills, rules pertaining to calculators, and solving problems from algebra and geometry. Students should bring a calculator.

Instructor: Mike Wheaton, math teacher, Mt. Vernon Senior High School
Date and Time:
NO.ACA401A: Saturday, March 7, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
NO.ACA401B: Saturday, April 18, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: USI, Education Center, Room 1126  
Registration Fee: $65, includes lunch

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VERBAL SKILLS FOR THE SAT
ACA400A-B

The course will provide skills, tips, and interactive practice in short answer selections, critical reading comprehension, and essay pointers.

Date and Time:
NO.ACA400A: Saturday, February 28, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
NO.ACA400B: Saturday, April 25, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: USI, Education Center, Room 3147
Registration Fee: $65, includes lunch

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COLLEGE ACHIEVEMENT PROGRAM



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The University of Southern Indiana’s College Achievement Program (CAP) offers concurrent credit to outstanding junior and senior students in more than two dozen area high schools. Through CAP, students meet high school graduation requirements and earn college credits, all while in their high school classroom during the regular school day. CAP courses are taught by high school instructors who meet the same criteria as USI adjunct faculty, and more than 40 courses in English, history, biology, chemistry, economics, foreign language, health professions, journalism, and math are available. Many of the CAP courses transfer easily utilizing the Indiana Core Transfer Library (CTL). More than half of CAP courses are on the dual credit priority list, cost $25/credit hour, and fulfill the new state standards for the Academic Honors Diploma. The College Achievement Program is one of only five concurrent enrollment programs in Indiana accredited by the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) and one of 80+ accredited programs in the nation. Visit the CAP website to learn more about the college courses offered in your area high school, USI.edu/cap or, email cap@usi.edu for further information.


 YOUTH PROGRAMS


BUILDING READING SKILLS  (GRADES 1–5)  
YTH480         

Your child’s reading skills will be improved through individualized reading instruction provided by USI Diagnostic Teaching of Reading students under the supervision of a reading specialist instructor. Elementary Education undergraduate students who are earning a minor in reading, and graduate students who are working toward a reading endorsement, will work with one or two children each for 12 sessions to provide reading instruction that matches your child’s needs. Emphasis will be placed on informal assessments for instructional value and the components of reading on which Indiana children are tested. Enrollment is limited and children must commit to attending each session.  Call 812-228-5022 for details.

Instructor: Susan Gooden,Associate Professor, USI Teacher Ed.; USI Students
Dates and Time: 12 Tuesdays, January 20 to April 14; 6:00 to 6:45 p.m. 
(no class on March 10)
Location: USI Education Center, Room 3111
Registration Fee: $49

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RUSSIAN FOR KIDS  
LGN430 

Children and teens learn basic Russian while discussing Russian culture and life of Russian kids. Emphasis on building child-appropriate vocabulary and some basic concepts of the language. For ages nine to thirteen.

Instructor: Victoria Mayatskiy,  Russian speaker
Dates and Times: Six Tuesdays, March 17 to April 28, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Location: USI Education Center, Room 2101
Registration Fee: $65, includes material

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SATURDAY ART WORKSHOP (ages 6-14) 
YTH400A-B-C-D     

Kids ages six through fourteen can join USI art students and faculty to create two and three dimensional artwork including collages, paintings, printmaking, sculptures, and more. Students will be grouped by age with a maximum of twenty per group, and will display their works at the end of each session. Cost of lunch and all supplies included. 

Coordinator: Joseph Uduehi, EdD, Associate Professor of Art Education, USI
Dates and Time: Two Saturdays, April 11 and 18, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

      YTH400A - Ages 6 to 7
      YTH400B - Ages 8 to 9
      YTH400C - Ages 10 to 11
      YTH400D - Ages 12 to 14
Location: USI Technology Center, Rooms 229, 237, 242 and 243
Registration Fee: $30-includes supplies and lunch

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BUGS, SHELLS, AND POTTERY:
CELEBRATING 201 YEARS OF NEW HARMONY SCIENCE AND ART
         

In Honor of New Harmony's recent bicentennial celebration in 2014, students entering grades six through eight can spend five full days on site in New Harmony, from June fifteen through June nineteen, engaging in hands-on activities focused on the towns's history, architecture, insects, archaeology, geology, and making unique and historically relevant pottery peices with professional artists.  Each participant will take home tow finished pieces of pottery at the end of the week. To be included on the mailing list, call 812-28-5022 or email outreach@usi.edu


PRE-SCHOOL SWIMMING (ages 3 - 5)
FIT300 - 301

Water safety and water adjustment are emphasized in this program, along with development of gross motor skills.  Parents are invited to get in the water with their children after discussion with the chief instructor.

Dates and Time:
FIT300: 7 Wednesdays, January 21 to March 4, 4:30 to 5:00 p.m.
FIT301: 7 Wednesdays, January 21 to March 4, 6:05 to 6:35 p.m.
Location: USI Physical Activities Center, Pool
Registration Fee: $40

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SWIMMING FOR BOYS AND GIRLS (ages 6 - 12)
FIT340 - 341

Children ages 6 to 12 will have an opportunity to develop a wide variety of aquatic skills as well as fundamental strokes, and to receive American Red Cross water safety certification in one of the following areas:  Water Exploration, Primary Skills, Stroke Readiness, Stroke Development, Stroke Refinement, and Skill Proficiency.

Dates and Times:
FIT340:Seven Wednesdays, January 21 to March 4, 5:10 to 5:55 p.m.
FIT341: Seven Wednesdays, January 21 to March 4,6:45 to 7:30 p.m.

Location: USI Physical Activities Center, Pool
Registration Fee: $50

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USI'S SUMMER ENRICHMENT CAMP

Need all-day care for your school-age child this summer? USI's Summer Enrichment Camp for Children six through eleven, has spots open.  The program day is 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Call 812-228-5022 or email outreach@usi.edu for more information.

2015 SUPER SUMMER ENRICHMENT WEEKS

Super Summer consists of two one-week sessions, one on Evansville's east side, location to be determined, June 8 through 12, and one at USI July 6 through 10. Children from pre-school to ninth grade can enroll in either morning classes from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m., afternoon classes from 12:30 to 3:00 p.m., or stay all day. Past classes have focused on such topics as art, science, forensics, robotics, world cultures, cooking and technology.  For more information, or to be included in the mailing list, call 812-228-5022 or email outreach@usi.edu.  Visit http://www.usi.edu/outreach/cesp/super-summer, for an idea of past offerings and to view photos of previous classes. This summer's details will be available in March.


COMPUTER COURSES


WORD 2010 LEVEL I
CIS120

During two sessions, participants will learn to create, open, modify, save, and print documents. Participants will become familiar with Word's functionality via the quick access toolbar and ribbon. 

Dates and Time: Two Wednesdays, March 4 and 11, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Location: USI University Center East, Room 2229
Registration Fee: $109

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EXCEL 2010 LEVEL I
CIS130

Two sessions will be dedicated to understanding spreadsheets, their purpose, their functionality, and the following tasks; creating a spreadsheet, entering data, modifying data, entering a formula, adjusting cells, formatting cells, and spreadsheets, creating a table, and printing and saving spreadsheets.

Date and Time: Two Wednesdays, April 1 and 8, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Location: USI University Center East, Room 2229
Registration Fee: $109

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WORD 2010 LEVEL II  
CIS221

During two sessions, participants will learn to adjust default settings, use bullets and numbering, find/replace text and other editing tools, create tables, insert images and shapes, and create templates.  Keyboard shortcuts will be introduced as well.

Dates and Time: Two Wednesdays April 15 and 22, 6:00 to 9:00 pm.
Location: USI, University Center East, Room 2229
Registration Fee: $129

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EXCEL 2010 LEVEL II  
CIS231

Two sessions will be dedicated to learning the following Excel tasks: protecting spreadsheets, inserting formulas/functions, creating charts and using them in Word, formatting charts, adding comments, naming a range, finding/replacing data, sorting and filtering data, and inserting images, shapes and SmartArt.

Dates and Time: Two Wednesdays, May 6 and 13, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Location: USI University Center East, Room 2229
Registration Fee: $129

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EXCEL 2010 LEVEL III
CIS331

Two sessions will be dedicated to the experienced Excel users to learn advanced features such as dbase functions, advanced filter options, and macros.

Date and Time: Two Wednesdays, May 20 and 27, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: USI, University Center East, Room 2229
Registration Fee: $99

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MICROSOFT PROJECT 2013  
CIS591

Is your organization considering implementing project management software?  Do you need to manage projects more effectively?  Do you need a method of communicating project timelines and deliverables to your customers or clients? This course is designed to familiarize participants with basic features of Microsoft Project 2013.

Date and Time: Three Thursdays, April 2, 9, 23, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Location: USI, University Center East, Room 2229
Registration Fee: $199 

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