- ABORIGINAL CULTURE/SCIENCE WORKSHOPS
Learn about the history and oral stories of Aboriginal environmental
knowledge, specifically of the North-central
Saskatchewan Cree. Useful for an ethnobotanical resource
kit for classrooms and for contributing to a more positive attidude
towards Aboriginal peoples.
The first of a two part series begins March 6. FMI, call
Priscilla Settee at 966-5556.
Join Bernelda Wheeler weekly and learn how to do beautiful
beadwork with one of
the experts. You will end up with a finished product. Wednesdays,
February 3 to March
24, from 1 - 3 p.m. FMI, or to register, phone
- COMMUNITY ART PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN (2)
- Dramatically Different Art Program for
Kids, combining visual art activities with drama activities. 12
weeks, Tuesdays, 9 - 12
year olds, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., starts February 2. Saturdays, 5 - 8 year
olds, 10 -11:30
a.m., starts February 6. Classes are held in Kirk Hall.
FMI or to register, call 966-5539.
- Music, Movement and Art Camps for ages 5
- 9 The theme is Travel Around the World. Children will learn about the
music and art
from Africa, Israel, Canada, Northern Canada, and Ireland. Classes are
held in Kirk Hall.
Camp one: February 22 - 26 (Spring Break). Camp two: April 5 - 9 (Easter
Break). FMI or
to register, call 966-5539.
- COMPUTER CLASSES
The Extension Division is pleased to offer the following computer
- World Wide Web Site Design Level II
Prerequisite: Create Your Own Homepage course, or a basic understanding
page design. This course continues where the Create Your Own Homepage
introductory course left off. Topics include the preparation of graphics
for web pages, designing and managing web sites, formatting using style
sheets, generating html using other software. For a detailed course
description, see ttp://www.ffd.usask.ca/extension/.
Instructors: Forefront Design. Two evenings: January 26 and 28, 7 - 10
- Introduction to Microsoft Word for Windows
Some experience with Windows 95 an asset. Two evenings: February 2 and
4, 7 - 10
p.m., $130 (includes book).
- Introduction for Microsoft Excel for Windows
You'll learn basic worksheet skills and how to work with data in
Some experience with Windows 95 an asset. Two evenings: February 9 and
11, 7 - 10
p.m., $130 (includes book).
- Introduction to Internet with Netscape
When you surf the net, do you get lost in the waves? Discover what's
available and get tips and tricks for tracking it down using
Netscape Navigator, the net's most popular browser.
February 16, 7 - 10 p.m., $79.
- Introduction to PowerPoint (New!)
Learn to create, modify, and deliver multimedia presentations with
PowerPoint 97. Use
the features of PowerPoint 97 to add text,
graphics, sound, and visual effects to your presentations.
Quickly create speaker's notes and print handouts for your audience.
Prerequisite: none. 2 evenings, February 23 and 25, 7 -
10 p.m. $130 (includes book).
For more information on any of the above classes, call Bobbi Mumm at
- CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR ENGINEERS (3)
- Effective Professional Communication: Strategies
This satellite workshop will be presented live
in a Division of Audio Visual Services studio and broadcast via satellite
to six selected
receiver sites in Saskatchewan. The sites can
interact with the presenter via telephone or facsimile.
This workshop is focused on the needs of engineers and geoscientists to
improve writing and speaking skills to any audience,
in any context.
Instructor: Jennifer MacLennan, Wednesday, February 3, 1999,
12 noon to
4:30 p.m. - U of S, Regina, Yorkton, Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, Swift
Current, and Estevan,
$95 (includes lunch). For more information on the above workshops, call
Jim Sadler at 966-5552.
- Fundamentals of Environmental Auditing
This workshop will provide a basic grounding in audit techniques
suitable for in house
auditors, independent consultants, and audit
program managers. The learning experience will
include a combination of lectures, individual and
group activities designed to provide insight into
the auditing process, and techniques.
Instructor: Shawna Argue, P.Eng., Wednesday, February 24,
1999, 8:30 a.m.
to 4:30 p.m., $225 (includes lunch).
For more information on the above workshops, call
Jim Sadler at 966-5552.
- Project Management
CEO's, engineers, project managers and contractors will learn and/or
the essential components of effective contract administration, including
planning and designing the programs; tendering and awarding of contracts;
conducting communications between involved
parties; attending to post-construction matters. Thursday, March 4, 8:30
a.m. - 4:30
p.m., Saskatoon Inn, $225 (includes lunch).
- COUNSELLING AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT (2)
- Counselling Skills (Carkhuff Training Model)
Explore how counsellors can best reach out to their clients. Over the
past three decades,
R.R. Carkhuff's groundbreaking research has been worked into effective
Maximum 6 participants. Two immersion weekends, February 5, 6, 7 or
April 16, 17,
18; Friday 7 - 10:30 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. - 4:30
$275 (includes workbook). Instructor Dr. Dan
- Rebuilding Relationships
Turn the crisis of leaving a love relationship
into a creative and growth experience. Learn to adjust to a crisis
through the use of
nineteen rebuilding blocks. This is an educational
course, not a "therapy group." Enrollment: min.
10, max. 20. Ten Wednesday evenings, March 3 to May 5, 7 - 10 p.m., $295.
Instructor Dr. Dan Sydiaha.
FMI on above courses, call Bobbi Mumm at 966-5642.
- CREATIVE WRITING/ARCHAEOLOGY (3)
- Creative Writing: Fiction I
A hands-on, interactive exploration of the creative process,
not telling" in plot and dialogue, point of
view, revising efficiently, the business of publishing.
Includes interesting written and oral
exercises and constructive critiquing of student work.
Instructor Judy McCrosky. 8
Thursdays, February 4 - April 1 (no class February 25), 7
- 10 p.m., $295.
- Freelance Writing for Magazines
Learn about every aspect of freelance journalism, from finding an idea
paid for the finished piece, including knowing
your audience, generating ideas, researching
stories, conducting interviews, writing exciting
leads and endings, selling your product, copyright law. Guest speakers
will discuss the
Instructor Allan Casey. 6 Tuesdays, February 9 - March 16, 7
- 10 p.m., $235.
- Ancient America: Putting the Picture Together
This course will explore the archaeology and artistic traditions of the
Native American cultures of North and Central America. Areas of
include: physiographic regions of North America; peopling of the New World
cultural areas of North America; the cultural
traditions of the Arctic, Sub-Arctic, northwest
coast, plateau, and California; buffalo hunters of
the plains; desert farmers of the southwest; mound builders of the
woodlands, the Iroquois; the Mayan civilization of
Central America. 6 Wednesdays, February 3 -
March17 (no class February 24), 7 - 9 p.m., $95.
Instructor Ernie Walker.
FMI call Bobbi Mumm at 966-5642.
- EDUCATIONAL TOUR - HAWAII
The Hawaii Through Indigenous Eyes tour (February 19 - 28, 1999), will
an opportunity to meet Hawaiian indigenous educators and community leaders
a personalized, cross-cultural view of sacred
sites and educational institutions. Sponsored by
the Indigenous Peoples Program, Extension Division, in partnership with
for Hawaiian Studies, University of Hawaii. All
FMI, call Priscilla Settee, Indigenous Peoples Program, at
- INSTRUCTIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS (4)
Open to all faculty, sessional lecturers, and graduate student
- Web Based Course Development and Delivery
Learn the necessary skills to create and
deliver a web based course. Materials fee $100.
8 weeks, Tuesdays, February 2 - March 30, 7 - 10 p.m. Instructor Dan
966-5539 to register.
- Energize: Practical Strategies for Enhancing Classroom
Learn concrete tips for energizing your classroom delivery style for
effective teaching. February 12, 1:30 - 4 p.m. Instructor Dr.
Jennifer MacLennan. Call 966-5539 to register.
- Course Portfolios
Learn how to develop and maintain a record of how courses were
developed and improved over time. Date and time TBA, February/March.
Instructor Dr. Angie Wong. Call 966-5539 to register.
- Developing your Teaching Portfolio: A Practical Guide
Learn why you should have a teaching portfolio, what you need and how
organize it. March 11, 1:30 - 4 p.m. Instructor Eileen Herteis.
- INSTRUCTIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS
- SPECIAL (2)
Open only to graduate student teachers.
- Claiming Authority, Establishing Rapport, Maintaining
Classroom presentation skills for teaching assistants. Friday, January
29, 1:30 - 4 p.m. Instructor Dr. Jennifer MacLennan. To register
- The Teaching Portfolio: The Teaching Assistant's Passport?
Learn how to use the teaching portfolio to showcase your teaching
talents in a
persuasive way. Friday, March 5, 1:30 - 4 p.m. Instructor Eileen
To register call 966-5539.
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