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summEr 2011
Academic Enrichment
Personal Development
CEodntciantioinng An Extended Services activity of the University of Southern Indiana
Table of Contents  At & Leie
Pofeional Developent
Copte and Infoation manageent
Kid, Paent, and Teache
College readine
Fitne/Aqatic/ receation
A Carnegie Foundation Engaged University
mOrE WALKING WITH THE mAsTErs NO. ALP408 Who knew that art and art history could be so much fun? This is a not-so-serious exploration of artists, styles, and art movements from the 1400s to the present. Each week will feature an artist, his/her history and influences, followed with an activity based on that artist. NO skill level required and all supplies are included. Instructor Kelly Gilbert, Local Artist Dates & Time: 2 Tuesdays and 2 Wednesdays, July 19, 20, 26, 27, 6–8 p.m. Location: Innovation Pointe, 318 Main Street, Downtown Evansville Registration Fee: $98 GETTING sTArTED ON ACOusTIC GuITAr NO. ALP419 Meet at The Guitar Lab to learn basic acoustic guitar-playing techniques, including simple strumming and finger-picking, while developing a repertoire of folk, pop, country, and bluegrass songs. The class will discuss everything from how the guitar is constructed to historical changes in style and technique in order to achieve a better understanding of the instrument. Students will develop tuning, chording, and reading skills and learn how to take advantage of Internet resources. Enrollment limited to 10. Bring your guitar to the first class; instructional material is included. IInstructor: Mike Boren, Owner, The Guitar Lab Dates & Time: 8 Thursdays, June 16–August 4, 7–8 p.m. Location: The Guitar Lab, 1010 S Weinbach Registration Fee: $88—includes text GETTING sTArTED ON A Drum sET NO. ALP420 Professional drummer Gregg Martin will introduce students to all the instruments that make up a modern-day drum set. In his studio at The Guitar Lab students will view demonstrations of proper technique and producing a good tone from drums and cymbals. Students will learn basic rhythms, hand/feet coordination, beats, and fills for the drum set. The class will culminate with students playing along with recorded music which will include rock and popular styles. Enrollment limited to four. Instructor: Gregg Martin Dates and Time: 8 Thursdays, June 2–July 21, 7–8pm Location: The Guitar Lab, 1010 S. Weinbach Avenue, Evansville Registration Fee: $98 includes pair of drumsticks and materials WEDDING FLOrAL DEsIGN Flowers can not only enhance the wedding ceremony but also may allow for the couple’s personal expression. This three-week course is intended to spark creativity, whether designing for your own wedding or someone else’s. Topics to be covered include color, design, differences between fresh and silk arrangements, church and reception decoration ideas, and easy money-saving tips. Participants may attend any or all of the three sessions and will make and take home at least one project each week. Instructor: Sara Rhoades, Floral Designer Dates, Times, and Registration Fees:  NO. ALP427A - Bows, Corsages and Wedding Color and Design  Tuesday, July 12, 6-9 p.m., $67  NO. ALP427B - Vase and Table Arrangements  Tuesday, July 19, 6–9 p.m., $67  NO. ALP427C - Bridal Bouquets  Tuesday, July 26, 6–9 p.m., $67 Special fee for all three courses: $190 for an individual OR for two REGISTERING TOGETHER AND SHARING MATERIALS Location: USI Technology Center, Room 237
THE NEW HArmONY CLAY PrOJECT NO. HNH250 NHCP's mission is to offer experiences that celebrate ceramics, ceramic artists, imaginative communication, experimentation, growth, and a sense of community in a supportive environment. The project will emphasize the traditional use of the potter's wheel as a tool for creating and developing contemporary works of art. Using salt and electric kilns as well as a to-be-constructed raku kiln, students in the workshop will have an initial opportunity to explore the diversity that ceramic art encompasses. Students will be introduced to designing and making their clay bodies as well as formulating, mixing, testing, and experimenting with glazes. While previous knowledge in ceramic construction and design are helpful, they are not a requirement for participation. Local visiting artists will add flavor and perspective to the course material and expand student horizons. Instructor: Lenny Dowhie, Artist and USI Professor Emeritus Dates & Times: 3 Mondays, 3 Wednesdays, 3 Fridays, June 27–July 18  (no class July 4), 5:30–8:30 p.m. Location: Sarah Campbell Blaffer Potter’s House Registration Fee: $475 until May 30; thereafter $500
INTrODuCTION TO BuDDHIsm NO. ALP441 Would you like to know why the Dalai Lama always smiles? Discover how he and Buddhists around the world utilize the Buddhist distinctive philosophy and practice to achieve peacefulness and happiness in daily life. Explore the establishment of Buddhism, its core teachings, and its approach to solving fundamental problems of human life. Instructor: Rev. Thich Hang Dat, MA Dates and Time: 4 Mondays and 1 Friday, June 13–July 11, 6–8 p.m. Location: USI Rice Library, Room 0035 Registration Fee: $92
mEDITATION 101 NO. ALP443 Learn the theories behind and practice of various meditation techniques for health, personal insight, spiritual growth, mindfulness and mental clarity, and personal insight. Taught by a Vietnamese Zen teacher, Meditation 101 is an informative course, and it provides students with the tools necessary to begin their own meditation practice. A yoga or meditation mat is recommended. Instructor: Rev. Thich Hang Dat, MA Dates and Time: 5 Tuesdays, June 14–July 12, 6–8 p.m. Location: USI, Rice Library, Room 0035 Registration Fee: $92
usING A FLIP VIDEO CAmErA NO. ALP480 Shoot, edit, and share memories in your classroom or at home with the small, easy-to-use Flip Video camera. Participants will learn how to operate the camera and how to edit and share their videos using the camera’s built-in Flip editing software. Bring your own Flip camera; or, if you don’t yet own a Flip, come and use one of ours for the evening. When you register, let us know if you need to borrow a Flip. Instructor: Ginger Ramsden, Director, USI Center for Education Services & Partnerships Date & Time: Thursday, June 23, 6–8 p.m. Location: USI University Center East, Room 2229 Registration Fee: $35
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 17TH ANNuAL CAsE mANAGEmENT CONFErENCE NO. HPr895 This conference will bring national and local speakers to share their expertise on national health care trends, answer questions about frequently requested case management topics, as well as provide personal development and networking opportunities. Cheri Lattimer, Executive Director of CMSA, will provide the keynote address, The Case Manager and Improving Transitions of Care," followed by Malaz Boustani, MD, one of founding physicians of the Healthy Aging Brain Center, located within the Center for Senior Health at Wishard Health Services in Indianapolis. Other topics will include telehealth, guardianship and estate planning, multiple sclerosis, documentation for case manager, epicondylis, and improving patient adherence through enhanced interviewing skills. Co-provided by Tri-State Case Manager's Network. Date & Time: Thursday, May 12, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Location: University Center, Carter Hall Registration Fee: $80 until April 28; thereafter $95 Contact Hours: 6.25 for nurses, health facility administrators, CCM's, and social workers 13TH ANNuAL ADVANCED PrACTICE NursING sYmPOsIum NO. HPr809 New this year, this annual symposium will provide concurrent sessions designed for advanced practice nurses in the ambulatory and the acute care settings. Gale Adcock MSN, RN, FNP-BC, an FNP for 23 years, whose professional service includes past president of North Carolina (NC) Nurses Association; two terms as Chair of the NC Council of Nurse Practitioners; past chair of the NC Center for Nursing; three state legislative study committees/task forces on state health care issues (currently serving on one); and appointments to every Board of Nursing task force on nurse practitioner (NP) practice regulations/scope of practice/prescriptive authority since 1987. She will provide a case study approach to nationwide inconsistencies in NP scope of practice and patient access to care. Additional topics will include orthopaedic assessment of hip, knee and ankle pain; screening and management of patients abusing drugs; radiologic assessment in acute care settings; pediatric rashes and other topics. Contact hour certificates will document the number of presentation hours awarded for pharmacology content. This program is co-provided with the CAPNI, Region 8. Date & Time: Friday, May 13, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: University Center, Carter Hall Registration Fee: $85; $65 for CAPNI Region 8 members; $15 for undergraduate students and $25 for graduate students, if registering by April 29; After April 29, $105; $85 for CAPNI Region 8 members; $35 for undergraduate students and $45 for graduate students Contact Hours: 6.5 PuLmONArY FIBrOsIs sYmPOsIum NO. HPr820 This symposium for physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, health care professions and anyone impacted by pulmonary fibrosis will provide up-to-date information regarding diagnosis of pulmonary fibrosis and management of the multiple co-morbid conditions often accompanying the disease. Additional topics will include research treatment trials, lung transplant criteria and procedures, and rehabilitation. Featured speaker, Imre Noth, MD, is associate professor of medicine in the Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics in Illinois. Dr. Noth also serves as director of Outpatient Medical Education and is director of the Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) Program and Clinic at the University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics. Additionally, Roger Johnson, MD, pulmonologist with St. Mary's Pulmonary Care, Evansville, Indiana will speak on genetics and the utility of pulmonary rehabilitation; David Hormuth, MD, FACS, cardiothoracic surgeon from Indiana University Health Physicians, will speak on lung transplantation; and John M. Reynolds, MD, critical care specialist and pulmonologist, will focus on referral and management 3
of the patient with IPF, pre and post lung transplant. Cosponsored by University of Southern Indiana College of Nursing and Health Professions, Deaconess Hospital, and Pulmonary Fibrosis Partners. Date & Time: Friday, June 10, 2011, 7:50 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Location: Health Professions Center, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana Registration Fee: $40 for physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, social workers, & other licensed persons; $10 for students and community participants Contact Hours: 5.5 for physicians, nurses, health facility administrators, social workers and respiratory therapists 4th ANNuAL mID-AmErICA INsTITuTE ON AGING NO. HPr812 The Mid-America Institute on Aging (MAIA) is a two day multi-disciplinary gerontology conference for nurses, social workers, older adults, lay persons, and professionals working in the field of gerontology. This year national speakers include: William H. "Bill" Thomas, founder of The Eden Alternative; the real Patch Adams, founder of the Gesundheit! Institute; Josepha Campinha-Bacote, trans-cultural care; and Kay Frances, a national humor presenter. Twenty four concurrent sessions over two days will provide practical tools and groundbreaking information related to successful aging and gerontology. Topics will include aging and developmental disabilities, gardens and quality of life, legal issues, pet therapy, costs of care giving in retirement, long term care insurance, hearing loss, stress of care giving, palliative care and hospice, incontinence, music therapy, and planning for secure retirement. The Institute is co-sponsored by SWIRCA & More. Date & Time: Thursday and Friday, August 11 and 12, 2011, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: University Center, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana Registration Fee: $140 for both days; $75 for one day only; $50 for both days and $25 for one day for retirees and full time students, if registering by July 28. Thereafter, $160 for both days; $85 for one day only; $60 for retirees for both days and $30 for one day only. (Includes materials, contact hours, lunch, and breaks.) Contact Hours: 5.25 for nurses, social workers, case managers, and health facility administrators 4
PErsONAL COmPuTErs AND APPLICATIONs sOFTWArE CurrICuLum    GETTING sTArTED WITH . . . These single-session courses are designed to introduce various computer applications. If you are considering purchasing software, if you are a beginning computer user and need a boost to get started, or if you are switching to new software and need to get off on the right foot with self-directed learning, these courses are right for you.
usING . . . These courses vary in length according to topic and provide more in-depth experience with various operating systems and software packages. They are meant for those who need to develop proficiency in the use of specific applications.
FACILITIEs Noncredit computer courses are taught in microcomputer laboratories on the USI campus using the Windows operating system. Windows XP, Vista, 7, and Office 2007 users can benefit from these courses.
mY FIrsT COmPuTEr CLAss (fo age 20+) NO. CIs501 Do you think you’re the only person in the world who’s never used a computer? You are NOT alone. After an introduction to basic vocabulary and computer components, you’ll learn about parts of the computer, practice using the keyboard, and begin to tame the wild mouse. After completing this class, students may consider moving on to the Beginning Windows 7 class or the Microsoft MY PC series of courses for beginners—see below. Date & Time: Wednesday, May 25, 2–4 p.m. (Deeg) Registration Fee: Free!
BEGINNING WINDOW s 7 NO. CIs502 This workshop takes a unique, fun approach to getting hands-on with the new Windows 7 operating system. At a comfortable pace, you’ll learn how to get around in Windows 7, work with files and file folders, find and use desktop tools and gadgets, and get a sneak peek at the fun things you can do with Windows 7 – like photo editing, making slide shows, and keeping in touch with friends and family! It is helpful to take this course before taking the Microsoft My PC series of courses for beginners. Date & Time: Wednesday, June 1, 6–9 p.m. Registration Fee: $40
mICrOsOFT mY PC sErIEs OF COmPuTEr COursEs FOr HOmE usE NO. CIs502 USI has partnered with Microsoft to offer a series of computer courses for beginners. This series of courses is designed for those with NO experience with personal computers; however, knowledge of Windows 7 is helpful (see Beginning Windows 7 description above). From digital photo editing to slide shows and email, these courses showcase the just-for-fun things you can do on your home PC. After completing this series you should be ready for other computer courses, further learning on your own, or deciding it’s not for you.
mY PC: DIGITAL PHOTO EDITING NO. CIs503 Have fun while learning all the essentials, including how to adjust color and light, fix red-eye, crop, straighten, create a panoramic photo and even airbrush. Dates & Times: Wednesday, June 22, 6–9 p.m. Registration Fee: $40
mY PC: CrEATIVE sLIDEsHOWs NO. CIs504 Turn your digital photos and videos into a fun movie slideshow. Learn easy ways to create movies with your photos by adding transitions, motion effects, titles, credits, and music. Burn a DVD to play on your TV or computer, or share with family. Dates & Times: Wednesday, July 13, 6–9 p.m. Registration Fee: $40
mY PC: CONNECTING WITH FrIENDs AND FAmILY NO. CIs505 Learn three new ways to stay in touch – see loved ones on your PC via webcam, try out social networking to stay connected with your family and friends, and learn how to share photos in different ways. Dates & Times: Wednesday, July 27, 6–9 p.m. Registration Fee: $40
Special fee for all three courses: $99
GETTING sTArTED WITH WINDOW s NO. CIs510 Learn the basics of the Microsoft® Windows operating system for personal computers. Emphasis is on identifying icons and shortcuts, learning to click and drag to size and position, and exploring the control panel, files, folders, and accessories. We recommend allowing two weeks between Getting Started With Windows  and Using Windows . Windows XP, 95, 98, 2000, ME, and NT users can benefit from these courses. Date & Times: Tuesday, June 21, 6–9 p.m. (Hulse) Registration Fee: $51
usING WINDOWs NO. CIs511 ITTake advantage of the power of Windows by learning to use its special capabilities. Topics include searching, formatting, copying and viewing, as well as creating in Write and linking files from program to program. We recommend allowing two weeks between Getting Started With Windows and Using Windows . Windows XP, 95, 98, 2000, ME, and NT users can benefit from these courses. Date & Times: Tuesday, July 12, 6–9 p.m. (Hulse) Registration Fee: $51
WELCOmE TO WINDOWs 7 @IP  NO. CIs514 Discover what's new in Windows 7: easier access to your documents, photos, and music, regardless of where you store them; faster access to your most-used programs and files; desktop programs wherever you need them; new, more powerful and easier-to-use home networking; media on your big-screen TV and home theater system; and much more. Windows expert Mark Edward Soper, author of Easy Microsoft Windows 7  and many other books, shows you what's new and better about Microsoft's latest operating system. Date & Times: Thursday, June 9, 6–9 p.m. (Soper) Location: Innovation Pointe, 318 Main Street, Downtown Evansville Registration Fee: $51 usING WINDOWs 7 @IP  NO. CIs515 Spend three evenings delving into the new Windows 7 operating system. Topics include navigating, working with documents and files, printing documents and photos, as well as more advanced topics such as networking, Internet access, and managing and safeguarding. Users will learn how to set up a network connection as well as a firewall. Security issues such as anti-phishing also will be covered. The text Easy Microsoft Windows 7 is included. Dates & Times: 3 Thursdays, July 14–28, 6–9 p.m. (Soper) Location: Innovation Pointe, 318 Main Street, Downtown Evansville Registration Fee: $119
GETTING sTArTED WITH WOrD 2007 NO. CIs520 For those who have never used word processing or who know just enough to type and print a simple document. Covers using directories, naming and saving files, moving files, following print instructions, default document formatting, and adding document enhancements. Date & Time: Monday, June 6, 6–9 p.m. Registration Fee: $51
usING WOrD 2007 NO. CIs521 Explore one of the most popular word processing programs, Microsoft Word. Topics include changing document defaults; creating columns and tables; creating and editing headers and footers; inserting bullets, graphics, and watermarks; and text searches. Participants must be familiar with basic word processing and Windows concepts. Dates & Times: 5 Mondays, June 13–July 18 (no class 7/4), 6–9 p.m. Registration Fee: $205
GETTING sTArTED WITH EXCEL 2007 NO. CIs530 An overview of the popular Excel package—spreadsheet, database, and graphics. Topics include copying and moving data, making calculations, file management, and printing. Date & Time: Thursday, July 7, 6–9 p.m. Registration Fee: $51
usING EXCEL 2007 NO. CIs531 A hands-on course emphasizing financial planning and analysis using the Excel electronic spreadsheet. Topics include copying and moving data, file management, graphics, and formulas using built-in functions. Intended for those with limited Excel experience, the course should be particularly useful to those who need to store, query, and analyze large quantities of data. Dates & Times: 4 Thursdays, July 21–August 11, 6–9 p.m. Registration Fee: $199
GETTING sTArTED WITH ACCEss 2007 NO. CIs540 A quick start on the Microsoft Access database system--covers tables, queries, forms and reports. Emphasis will be on table design as well as Access capabilities and functions. Participants must be familiar with Windows. Date & Times: Tuesday, June 7, 6–9 p.m. (Welp) Registration Fee: $51
usING ACCEss 2007 NO. CIs541 A hands-on course emphasizing building and using your own databases using Microsoft Access. Topics include copying and moving data; importing data from other database programs such as dBase III, dBase IV and Foxpro; file management; graphics; and formulas using built in functions. Intended for those with limited Access experience, the course should be particularly useful to those who need to store and query large quantities of data. Dates & Times: 4 Tuesdays, July 19–August 9, 6–9 p.m. (Welp) Registration Fee: $185
GETTING sTArTED WITH POWErPOINT 2007 NO. CIs550 Start-up basics for the popular presentation graphics package: how to design and develop text presentations from content outlines, adding clip art and scanned graphics, and editing the presentation master. Date & Time: Thursday, June 9, 6–9 p.m. (Walker) Registration Fee: $51
PrEPArING A POWErPOINT 2007 PrEsENTATION NO. CIs551 Tips on using advanced PowerPoint functions to create an effective presentation: how to add animation and slide transitions, choose appropriate fonts and layouts, and create web pages and transparencies using PowerPoint slides. Dates & Times: 2 Wednesdays, June 29 and July 6, 6–8 p.m. (Walker) Registration Fee: $71
PrOJECT mANAGEmENT WITH mICrOsOFT PrOJECT @IP  NO. CIs570 Do you need to manage projects more effectively? Do you need a uniform method of communicating project timelines and deliverables to your clients? If so, then our Microsoft Office Project 2007 class offers the information you need. Microsoft Office Project 2007 gives you robust project-management tools with the right blend of usability, power, and flexibility, so you can manage projects more efficiently and effectively. Learn to better organize work and people to help ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget; easily present information in various formats; and set realistic expectations with project teams, management, and customers using Office Project 2007 to build schedules, allocate resources, and manage budgets. Instructor: Julie Ann Walker, Independent Consultant Dates & Times: 5 Thursdays, June 16–July 14, 2–5 p.m. Location: Innovation Pointe, 318 Main Street, Downtown Evansville Registration Fee: $205.
mOrE CONVErsATIONAL JAPANEsE NO. LGN405 Continue your study of basic conversational Japanese skills, especially useful if traveling for business or pleasure. More Japanese customs, traditions, and protocols will be introduced, as will Hiragana, or Japanese script. Course text, Japanese for Busy People I , and CDs not included but may be ordered upon registration for an additional fee. Prerequisite: introductory Japanese course or equivalent experience. Instructor: Sayli Khadilkar, Certified Japanese Language Interpreter Dates & Time: 6 Thursdays, June 2–July 7, 6:15–8:15 p.m. Location: USI Orr Center, Room 2020 Registration Fee: $91—cost of materials not included BEGINNING CONVErsATIONAL GErmAN @IP  NO. 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; the geography and culture of Germany also will be featured. Cost of text, CDs, and mp3s included in registration fee. Materials need to be ordered in advance; enroll early. Instructor: Sylvia Blice, Retired German Instructor Dates & Time: 6 Tuesdays, June 7–July 12, 6:15–8:15 p.m. Location: Innovation Pointe, 318 Main Street, Downtown Evansville Registration Fee: $128—includes materials
BEGINNING CONVErsATIONAL russIAN @IP  NO. 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. Instructor: Inessa Shiryaeva, Native of Russia Dates & Time: 6 Thursdays, June 30–August 4, 6–8 p.m. Location: Innovation Pointe, 318 Main Street, Downtown Evansville Registration Fee: $114—includes materials
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