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 January 7, 2000 Volume 7, Number 8


GENERAL
INFORMATION:

About OCN


IN THIS PUBLICATION:
Front Page
Stories

Other
News

Coming
Events

Editorial

Graduate
Students

Notes
from HRD

Letters to
the Editor

Profile

Research

Viewpoint

COMING EVENTS

EXTENSION


For more info. check the Extension Division website at: www.extension.usask.ca


  • BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP

    • Sales Success for Managers, 13 Monday evenings, Jan. 10-Apr. 10, 7-10 p.m., $495

    • Managing Customer Service, Jan. 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $195, Saskatoon Inn

    • Interpersonal Communications for Managers, Jan. 25 & 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $445, Saskatoon Inn


  • COMPUTER SKILLS

    • Introduction to Windows 98, 2 evenings (6 hours), Jan. 11 & 13, 7-10 p.m., $130 (includes book)

    • Presentations with PowerPoint, 2 evenings (6 hours), Jan. 18 & 20, 7-10 p.m., $130 (includes book)

    • Introduction to Microsoft Word 2000, 2 evenings (6 hours), Jan. 24 & 26 or Feb. 7 & 9, 7-10 p.m., $130 (includes book)

    • Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2000, 2 evenings (6 hours), Jan. 25 & 27 or Feb. 15 & 17, 7-10 p.m., $130 (includes book)


  • MATH READINESS

    Has it been a while since your last Grade 12 math class? If you need a refresher in the math used in university-level Science, Engineering, or Commerce courses, Math Readiness can help.

    • Evening Course: Tuesdays & Thursdays, Feb. 1-Apr. 13, 7-9 p.m., $250 (includes materials)

    • Internet Course: Tutor-assisted independent learning. Registration ends Jan., $250 (includes materials; participants provide their own computer and internet access). Call 966-6092 for more information.


  • ECOLOGY TOURS

    • Quill Lakes, a migratory bird staging ground/Riding Mountain National Park, known for its black bears/Oak Hammock Marsh, the Canadian home of Ducks Unlimited, where mallards nest on the grassland roof and the Interpretive Centre and trails are a world-class educational model. May 27-31, $595 (double occ.)

    • Wolves & Bison in the Peace-Athabasca Delta. Learn about wolves, bison, and a great variety of waterfowl, shorebirds, warblers, sparrows, and other species during peak migration period. May 26-June 3, $1,550

    • Athabasca Sand Dunes. Learn about the glacial history, ecology, wildlife, and unique plant species of Saskatchewan’s largest wilderness park, the magnificent Athabasca Sand Dunes. June 15-21, $1,550

    • Churchill: Birds & Belugas

      We’ll take daily field trips to view Arctic wildflowers and wildlife, especially migrating and nesting birds, visit local historic areas and the Eskimo Museum, and take a boat tour to see ice flows, calving Beluga whales, and harbour seals. June 22-29, $1,495


  • NATURE PROGRAMS & TRIPS

    For info. call 966-5484 or Fax. 966-5567. To register call 966-5539.

    • Snow Ecology Camp For Kids - February School Break

      Children 8 - 12 years will experience nature and the university in the winter during their school break. Instructors: Melanie Elliott & Regan Eichel, environmental educators. Feb. 21 - 25, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Biology Lab 227.

      Fee: $154 for the week. Add $15 if you wish care from 8:00 a.m. or till 5:00 p.m.

    • Endangered Species Camp For Kids

      Children 8 - 12 years will experience and learn at the university and on field trips. Instructors: Melanie Elliott & Reagn Eichel, environmental educators.

      April 24 - 28, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., U of S, Biology Lab 227.

      Fee: $154 for the week. Add $15 if you wish care from 8:00 a.m. or till 5:00 p.m.


  • CREATIVE WRITING

    • Fiction I, 8 Tuesdays, Feb. 1-Mar. 28 (no class Feb. 22), 7-10 p.m., $315


  • HORTICULTURE

    • Designing Beds & Borders, 2 Tuesdays, Jan. 11 & 18, 7-10 p.m., $50

    • Perennials - A Gardener’s Choice, Jan. 24 & 26, 7-10 p.m., $50

    • Master Gardener Update 2000: Gardening in the New Millennium, Jan. 29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $45

    • English Garden Tour. Join author and horticulturist Sara Williams for a tour of over 20 English gardens, including Sissinghurst, Great Dixter, East Lambrook Manor, and more. May 30-June 12, $4,750 (includes airfare, accommodations, deluxe motorcoach, admission fees, meals, and gratuities)


  • INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

    Sustainable Community Workshop Series

    • • An Introduction to Interest-Based Conflict Resolution, Jan. 19, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $100


  • COMMUNITY ARTS

    • Painting in Opaque Media II: Understanding Colour, 10 Saturdays, Jan. 15-Mar. 18, 1-4 p.m., $135

    • Painting in Oils and Acrylics, 12 Mondays, Jan. 17-Apr. 3, 7-9:30 p.m. $135

    • Drawing & Printmaking, Level 1, 12 Wednesdays, Jan. 19-Apr. 5, 7-9:30 p.m., $135

    • Drawing & Printmaking, Level 2, 12 Tuesdays, Jan. 18-April 4, 1:30-4 p.m., $135

    • Black & White Photography-Intermediate, 10 Tuesdays, Jan. 18-Mar. 21, 7-10 p.m., $135

    • Life Drawing & Painting, 12 Wednesdays, Jan. 19-Apr. 5, 7-9:30 p.m. $145

    • Artist’s Choice, 12 Thursdays, Jan. 20-Apr. 6, 7-9:30 p.m. $135

    • Art for the Totally Intimidated Level 2: Painting, 8 Thursdays, Jan. 20-Mar. 9, 1:30-4 p.m., $90

    • Classic Hardcover Bookbinding, Jan. 23, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $70

    • Basic Sculpting & Casting for Beginners, 12 Wednesdays, Jan. 26-Apr. 12, 6:30-9:30 p.m., $155 + $60 materials fee

    • Beginner Stained Glass Windows, Jan. 26 (evening) and Jan. 29 & 30 (all day), $130 (materials extra)

    • Japanese Bookbinding, Jan. 30, 9-5 p.m. $70


  • Children’s Programs

    • Parenting with Music. Learn how to share the joy of music-making with your 4-month to 3-year-old child. 12 30-minute classes starting the week of Jan. 17, $105 + $5 non-refundable registration fee.

      Infants (4-20 months): Mondays 9:15 or 10 a.m.; Wednesdays 9:15 a.m.; or Saturdays 9 a.m.

      Toddlers (20-36 months): Mondays 10:45 a.m.; Wednesdays 10 a.m., 10:45 a.m., or 1 p.m.; Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.; Saturdays 9:45 a.m.

    • Music in Early Childhood. Special 10-week class for 3 year olds. Fridays starting Jan. 7, 10:30 a.m., $100 + $5 registration fee.

    • Dramatically Different Art Program. Nurture your child’s natural creativity through an exploration of mixed media art forms and fun-filled drama activities.

      Mixed Media, 5-8 year olds: 8 Saturdays starting Jan. 22, 10-11:30 a.m. $100, Instructor: Joyce Meyers.

      Drawing & Painting, 9-13 year olds: 8 Tuesdays starting Jan. 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $110, Instructor: Tanya Norman.


  • CENTRE FOR SECOND LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION

    Part-time Evening International Language Program

    All it takes is one evening a week for ten weeks and you’re on your way to learning a new language.

    Jan. 17-Mar. 23, Williams Bldg, $140. English and French courses are GST exempt.

    • Mondays,

      • 7-9 p.m.:
        • French 1-3
        • German 2
        • Spanish 1 & 2
        • Ukrainian 2

      • 4:30-6:30 p.m.:
        • French 1
        • Spanish 1

    • Tuesdays,

      • 7-9 p.m.:
        • French 1 & 2
        • German 1
        • Spanish 1-3

      • 4:30-6:30 p.m.:
        • Cours de perfectionnement oral (French)

    • Wednesdays,

      • 7-9 p.m.:
        • French 4 & 5
        • Japanese 1
        • Spanish 3 & 4
        • Spanish Conversation Circle
        • Ukrainian 3

    • Thursdays,

      • 7-9 p.m.:
        • Japanese 2
        • Russian 1
        • Ukrainian 1


  • English as a Second Language (ESL)

    Winter term English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at the Centre for Second Language Instruction run Jan.

    24-March 17 in the R.J.D. Williams Bldg., 221 Cumberland Ave. N. Classes at advanced levels are suitable for

    graduate and undergraduate students, TAs and faculty. Effective Writing is held Mon. and Wed.; Spoken English is held Tues. And Thurs. Cost is $200. For info call 966-4351.


  • University at the Library

    Take your lunch to the Francis Morrison Library for these free presentations.

    Jan. 25 • Tim Nowlin, Curator, Kenderdine Gallery


  • Courses for Older Adults

    Saskatoon Seniors for Continued Learning (SSCL), in co-operation with Extension Division, offers non-credit courses to people over 55. These popular courses, on a wide range of literary, political, religious, and artistic areas, meet on campus once a week for 2 hours. Winter courses begin the week of Jan. 4; Spring courses Mar. 6. To enrol, contact SSCL, P.O. Box 8695, Saskatoon, SK, S7K 6S5. For information about current offerings, contact George James, Program Co-ordinator, at 966-5560.


  • Professional Development Day

    Clerical and Administrative Staff

    Tuesday, February 22, Marquis Hall. Speakers include: Monica Coneys,"From Johannesburg to Gravelbourg: Personal Development in a Rapidly Changing World"; Jeanne Martinson, "Communicating Across the Great Gender Divide: Men and Women Working Together Effectively"; Arlene A. Jorgenson, "If Life’s a Maze - Then You’re a-Mazing." Registration fee: $53.50. Pre-registration is required. FMI, call the Extension Division at -5539.




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